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  1. LPN as OHN
    I've been an LPN for almost 2 years with about year and a half experience in LTC. I'm interested in alternative jobs such as OHN. Are LPNs qualified to work in this area? I really don't want to go...
    Nov 19, '09
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  2. Job climate of Indianapolis
    I'm considering moving from Wisconsin to my home town of Indy, in part bacause of hiring freezes in my current town. What's the climate like in the Indianapolis nursing job circles? I'm wanting...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  3. Sick of being a LPN
    Sounds like things are pretty rough blondieNH. I applaud your tenacity in a difficult situation, I couldn't do it. I'd like to share a different perspective, and please don't read any criticism into...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. WI RN to IL RN by reciprocity, any problems?
    "plan to apply several months in advance of your move." Does this mean no address is required in the new state? Surely establishing residency is required. I'm thinking of moving from Wisconsin to...
    Oct 29, '09
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  5. Sick of being a LPN
    As a male LPN, I'm sick of pts and families asking if I'm going on to become a doctor!
    Oct 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Can LPN's  really make good money
    LPN2005 must live in southern Wisconsin where there is a greater population base. I live in the northern third of Wisconsin where starting wages for LPNs are from $15-$18. Only after working your way...
    Oct 25, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Any INFP nurses out there?
    Cool! Another forum to join!! Thanks!
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Would you be a nurse if you knew then, what you know now?
    No. I have found nursing school didn't prepare me for the reality of the field. Many 20+ yr veterans of nursing also have told me they wouldn't enter the current climate of nursing.
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Med Errors and Job satisfaction (or disatisfaction).
    Med errors still are the responsibility of the person passing the med, regardless of the condition of the environment. That's what makes nursing such a difficult field. The nurse/tech always takes...
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Any INFP nurses out there?
    Being an INFP is the primary reason I'm doubting floor nursing is for me. I dislike conflict, interruptions, delays, confusing orders, chaos, you name it we've all experienced it. What has kept me in...
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Where have all the jobs gone?
    Don't let the term "health care" fool you. Any facility is first and foremost a business and in business the dollar rules regardless if the entity is "non-profit". The most expensive aspect of any...
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. In 2009, still amazed that sexism is alive and well
    Angelfire, Find a different church. Don't lose faith because of one church's misinterpretations. The bible also says "husbands, submit to your wives".
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. LPN job options
    Thanks, I'll check out that link. At the rehab facility, one of the things that fried me was the library of manual charting that had to be done in multiple charts in a very short period of time. Even...
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. LPN job options
    I've been an LPN for about a year and a half working in a LT rehab facility and currently assisted living. I'm getting very fed up with the so called "shortage" of staff. I know this topic has been...
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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