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  1. IV's/Blood draws on Small Veins
    Sounds to me, her vascular system started shutting down out of anxiety. Not the first time to hear or see that. If you notice someone is dehydrated or nervous or anxious, talk to the patient and have...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  2. Infusion RN for new grad with lots of IV experience prior to RN school
    I didn't realize that there was an IVIG section here, since I live and breathe it. I started out in IVIG as an LPN in an office infusion suite setting, now I'm an IV instructor and a RN with...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  3. The Academy of Nursing (APNO) or Keiser University? HELP!!!!
    Hey there. I received my LPN from the Academy last year. It's a fast paced program and you gotta hang in there. I am in the LPN to RN bridge program at the Academy and it's tough but there's a lot of...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. LPN to RN Bridge at Academy for Nursing and Health Occupations (WPB, FL)
    Did the gen Ed classes. Not bad. Started the core class already, very fast paced and you have to know your P's and Q's. Good luck!
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  5. College Algebra ughh
    If you don't understand the class, textbook or teacher, google, bing or YouTube it. In today's techno world, resources are just a click or tap away. Good Luck and Happy Nursing!
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. What to do when your patient adores you?
    Being nice is one thing, but exchanging numbers is borderline personal. Something to which as a student you shouldn't do. Although, your previous experience was innocent, not all stories end up that...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Searching for an accelerated Lpn to Rn program anywhere in the Us
    I am currently in sunny West Palm Beach, Florida. I've moved all over the place for nursing. California was overcrowded and wait lists out the wazoo, I did score my CNA though. Thought about the...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  8. No social life...can anyone else relate?
    Social life? What's that? LOL Social life for me is waving at a fellow nursing student and asking they are leaving so I can take their parking spot. LOL
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. LVN first and THEN RN?
    Theres a few reasons to be a LPN.I decided for me, to take each step at a time in case possible problems occurred. You never know what will happen to you out there and how you will survive. Plus, I...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  10. how long did you wait to go from LPN to RN?
    Well. I wanted to shoot straight out of LPN school to The RN program, but the pre-requisites were that one needed to be working as a LPN and provide a letter. Took me 6 months to find a job and 2...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  11. What Did You Do For LPN - RN Bridge School?
    Realization didn't hit until about an hour ago at 2am, that I'm officially back in Nursing school. I am currently attending a bridge program at Academy for Nursing in West Palm Beach, FL. It has been...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  12. shoes for clinicals?
    Well, prior to becoming a LPN and able to afford anything, I went to Walmart and purchased these tred-safe nursing shoes for 15.00. They were so comfortable and I could dance in Crisco and wouldn't...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. Where are you working while in school?
    Well, right now, I am working Fri, Sat, and Sun 3-11pm shift as a LPN in a facility thats like a box of chocolates, never know what you're going to get. Since I am going to school Mon - Thur.it was...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. End of shift blessings
    Patient, 72 y/o female, alert and almost and I thought was oriented (har har), wound dressing from left antecubital to palm area due to laceration of unknown, in tact, no drainage or blood to note at...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  15. What is the point of becoming a nurse?!
    Ok, I will be honest. When you are a new grad nurse, it will be difficult to find employment in large populated cities. For example, I live in West Palm Beach, fl. Sunny, beautiful and it would...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Any nursing students with small kids?
    In the beginning, having small children and going to school can be rough, especially for us mothers. But, you have to look towards the future and realize that the hours you have away from the ones...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Advice for LPN school
    I graduated my LPN program back in July as valedictorian, took the NCLEX PN recently and passed. There's a few things that I want to pass on to those that need the advice. * Read your materials...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. 2011 Graduation LPN Roll Call!
    :nurse:I've recently been told the best news that any student can receive while in nursing school. YOU HAVE PASSED ALL EXAMS, CONGRATULATIONS YOU ARE GOING TO GRADUATION! For those of you that...
    Jun 18, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. LPN Program RECOMMENDATION?
    Hey there, not sure if a decision was made as to where to go but I am currently enrolled in the LPN program at Academy of Practical Nursing and Health Occupations off of Okeechobee blvd and Haverhill...
    Mar 3, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  20. How much was your LPN/LVN school?
    The LPN school that I am attending (Academy of Practical Nursing off of Okeechobee Blvd here in West Palm Beach, FL) was a little over 18,000. This year its up to 19k. This includes all of your...
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. Is it a waste of time to become an LPN or Keep on the route I'm going. I live in NY .
    I highly recommend going to school to get your license as a LPN. If you are living at home with parents happily, no kids, you're financially supported, a part time job just to get out of the house,...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Excelsior and California Anyone?
    Hi there! I am fully aware of the case by case scenario regarding California's Board of Nursing and Excelsior. However, I am curious as to know if one were to obtain their RN licensing through...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. How do I deal with catty classmates?
    Yeah. We all get them now and then. Like the previous poster, I too just say I passed and let it go. I don't want to throw it in anyone's face unless its a friend for fun. *lol* But if people are...
    Nov 1, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. Need Opinion outside class
    You are absolutely right! Depending upon your facility, Doctor's notes are generally for medical diagnosis and nurse's notes are for the nursing diagnosis.
    Oct 2, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. *When entering into to lpn Program
    5 - 10 panel Drug tests were mandatory for the LPN program I'm in down here in Florida. We also had to have a physical exam, 2 reference letters, a list of vaccines or titers and a background check...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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