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  1. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    Well I gave my statement as to what happened and also resigned yesterday and my manager called today and left a message stating they were going to report it to the state and per policy I cannot...
    May 30
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    no we are a open door state....Michigan
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  3. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    yes I know I should have charted it, I was in a rush to get down there.
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    No I'm an LPN for almost 4 years now and 2.5 on that floor. I am 44 though and don't sweat the small stuff and she knows it. When I first started there she made me cry and then laughed in my face. ...
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    I never thought of that, she has written me up and been petty since day one. She likes the male nurses and new students, and likes to intimidate people. I have been around that block and have...
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    It was a med that the pt gets every two hours, no one passed off any of their pts but we just told her where we would be and we had our phones with us. No adverse effects as a matter of fact it was...
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  7. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    Ok I just got suspended because I didn't chart off on a med that I gave at 0745 last week. I didn't chart on it because the pt was on isolation so I couldn't take my computer in the room plus she...
    May 28
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. anyone know of lpn jobs in michigan?
    Hello all! I am looking for a job in southeast Mi.. Prefer a facility but home care is ok if its steady work. Any one know of openings anywhere? Been an lpn for almost 4 years. 2.5 on a med-surg...
    Mar 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Anyone use Studyguide 101 for fcca?
    I will definitely be using the recommended textbooks, was just curious about the studygroup101. Thanks for the responses.
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. Anyone use Studyguide 101 for fcca?
    I noticed that studyguide 101 offers notes for the fcca, just wondering if anyone used them and are they worth it. I used them for all of my other testing and most were good but not sure if I should...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  11. Burned out and hate nursing
    Wow RN1023 you really put into words what many of us are feeling. I am just an LPN but I do work on a med/surg floor at a hospital for a year and a half now and I feel your pain. I think that HouTx...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Is taking both fcca's at same time doable?
    Hello, I am hoping to get into the March fcca classes and doing both at the same time. Has anyone out there done this and is it doable?
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    Thank you everyone for your input, all of this is still a learning process for me.
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    I was never told about a "24 hour check" in school or when I had my two weeks of training so it's new to me. I work days so maybe our midnight shift does it. It's not often I see unsigned orders...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    KelRn215, Just to clarify, when an order is placed, our HUC inputs it into the system if its a lab, x-ray,ct, u/s or faxes the order to pharmacy if its a med then it goes on the MAR, I never said...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    NicuGal, we don't go throught the orders at change of shift, we just give report and do bedside rounds, but my last shift (the same day the manager told me this) I had charts with me and went over...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    Oh sorry student987, I meant orders that were written/received, I would never sign off for a med given or dressing change for someone else.
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. ordered to sign orders for previous 24 hours...for someone else
    hello everyone, looking for clarification. my manager has recently told me that if there are any orders that were not signed from the past 24 hours that i need to sign them even though i was not on...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Look out Baker College LPN to RN candidates!
    oh don't feel sorry for me, i look at it this way, god places people and situations at his discretion, so this for some reason needed to happen. a couple of months later i ended up getting a great...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  20. Look out Baker College LPN to RN candidates!
    I did apply, was accepted and received the acceptance letter in the mail, did my background check then got a phone call that the acceptance letter was a mistake and I was not accepted.
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  21. Penn Fosters Info Literacy help :)
    Thanks for the input. I just see the one credit hour class a waste of time, especially if you are transfering from another school. Everyone I know has had to write a paper for some sort of class or...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. Penn Fosters Info Literacy help :)
    Hello, I am interested in taking that class with Penn Foster myself because its cheaper, did you mean the test itself took 1.5 hours or the course and the tests took 1.5 hours?
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. Look out Baker College LPN to RN candidates!
    "I am in the Baker PN program, how do you think the students feel that started off at Baker from start to finish then they have to compete with people from other schools? We have a nursing portfolio...
    Mar 29, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  24. What is a potassium challenge exactly?
    It was the IV postassium, when I asked one nurse she looked at me like I had two heads now I know why. I think you are right about them not knowing. Thanks for the insight.
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. thin female hair
    i understand how you feel i have thinning hair as well. i use make up on my thinner areas, i havenít quite got to the point to where i feel the need to cover my head, i know itís on its way and i...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101


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