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  1. I hate being a new nurse
    It is normal but you absolutely will get there!!!! U are probably doing great!!!
    1:03 am
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Anyone ever said something completely dumb because they were really nervous?
    Pt had a sz in church I said, "well you sure were filled with the spirit!"
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Capstone project on congenital hypothyroidism
    A thesis statement is merely a declaration of what you wish to discuss such as: "We will closely examine the pathophysiology, etiology, treatment and blah blah factors related to congenital...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Out of nowhere threatened to be fired?
    Can u do all ur charting in the pt's room?
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. LPN to rn...asn or bsn
    I did my LPN-ASN at a community college and it cost me less than $4,000 I now make just over $5,000 per month as an RN. That program was only a year long, but that was bc I had bee. Out of school...
    Sep 17
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. Understaffed Surgical Unit
    Keep on trucking along
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Medic starting for RN
    I've worked as an LPN in the ED alongside several medics. I went back for my RN with many of them. The medics found the transition to be somewhat easier than my LPN peers that worked in LTC, but...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Hey so young nurses, are we really making "that much"?
    I feel RNs make quite a fair chunk of change. I def need to stop eating out tho.
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Some advice, I hope it helps.
    This was a great post!! Kudos!!!! Although, I think we make very good money as RNs! For the first time in my adult life (30 years old), I can afford to take a vacation somewhere. I can actually...
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Oh you're a Nursing student?
    lol... i always tell them how great it is to make such insane money and only have to do it for 3 days a week! As an RN now, in 72 hours I make (without overtime) what I used to make in 96 hours as an...
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. The DEU Model of Nursing Education
    A Designated Educational Unit certainly sounds like a great idea. During my PN and ASN programs, many students talked of a similar method. Particularly, the LPN-ASN students, having already been...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Do you think nursing programs can benefit from more rigorous prerequisites?
    i felt the pre-reqs were more difficult than actual nursing school. I will also say that microbiology and advanced A&P were two of the most beneficial classes I've ever taken. They actually improved...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Bsn or lpn-adn not your usual argument
    LPN to ASN was just jumping through a few hoops. It was a joke. It also cost me less than $4,000 to do my LPN to ASN bridge. I am going back to do my BSN which I expect to be just a bunch more hoops....
    Sep 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. morning report
    I wish I could do that.
    Sep 6
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Failed NCLEX 2X
    1. Talk to your school if they have remediation / NCLEX prep courses 2. Kaplan has a thorough course you need to pay for, but they guarentee passing. 3. Do as many practice questions as you...
    Sep 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Tuition cost
    My LPN+ASN was less than $12,000 and I left school debt free. My RN to BSN is going to be approximately $8,000 - $12,000 dollars; which is how much I make as an RN in just 2-3 months. However,...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  17. Too much stuff behind ID badge!!
    yah..... I have just my 2 IDs front and back with my access card sandwiched between them. Even my big, heavy, red, RN tag I simply hung up in the same glass case as my Diploma. Screw all those badges...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. Long-term care/SNF
    zomg; stay in the doctor's office!!!!!!!!!!!
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. NEW PN STUDENT
    the planner was really the biggest thing for me... that and hard liquor... seriously.
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. LPN/LVN salary for 2013/2014
    Acute Care hospital LPN pay without previous acute care experience in Indiana is $14.35 but with shift differentials it averages about to $16.50 .... in those few places that still hire them.
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. LVN-BSN UOPX
    I was always deterred from any and all LPN to BSN programs when I looked into them because of a variety of reasons. 1. I refused to retake all of my med-surg, pharm, and other PN classes over...
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  22. Starting my LPN-RN journey!
    The biggest differences in my bridge program was a critical care class and a mental health class. Everything else was a repeat from my PN program. For myself, the bridge was pretty easy due to my...
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  23. Going "Above and Beyond" UGH
    When I open my mouth to speak with a patient, I make sure my bottom has found a chair. The perception regarding the time I spend with them increases and they feel more welcomed. Then I end my...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Considering LPN.
    My LPN at a CC was about $6,000 (including prereqs/not including books). My ASN was just under $5,000 (including coreqs AND books). I hear u on the money issue. I work with BSNs who are paying...
    Aug 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Going on my 2nd week of LPN Flex Program
    This sounds like a very nice program ^_^
    Aug 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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