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  1. military contract nurse
    Hi everyone, just wanted to come on here and share my good news. I recently moved to Hawaii and prior to moving applied for some jobs. I immediately heard back from a contracting company for the Navy...
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. What is your current LPN salary
    I make $26/hr in Hawaii working for the navy through a contracting company.
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. So, when are you going to get your RN?
    i couldn't have said it better!! I am so over people asking that. I think the most important thing is to be happy with your life... if your happy doing what you do now then why change! tomorrow...
    May 18, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Recently passed boards....what do i bring to interviews?
    congratulations!! as part of the interview team for new LPN's over the past year i'll let you know what we look for... dress professional, go for dress slacks and a blouse or a nice skirt. dont have...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. orientation on monday!!! help!
    I'd be interested to know what state you are in. I wouldn't worry too much about starting orientation without your license being verified, just remember, do not do any type of nursing duties, even...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. LPN + Oregon
    I'm an LPN in oregon and i don't find this to be necessarily true, yes, LTC and SNF are the most common places for LPN's still, however i have been employed by Kaiser Permanente for the past 2 years....
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  7. Do you cut corners in your daily nursing practice?
    i think there are times when you have to. It never makes you feel good to cut corners or not be able to get to something, but in my last job at a SNF I had 40 patients (given that half of them were...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Alert,oriented  LTC patients who refuse routine nightly insulin?
    document, document, document. and notify her provider as often as possible. Also education, and maybe offer to let her try it herself if she can. i know the pain of this!!
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. I am very worried. I am feeling very sick please help
    Call your nursing board, I know what it feels like to have anxiety over these things, even to just pick up the phone, but you will feel much better knowing, and they can help you! Don't stress about...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Person impersonates nurse 27 years before she was caught.
    holy crap! how awful! i never understand why you would impersonate a nurse...its not an easy job to just learn!! lol
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Got a job working as a LPN Triage!
    I do phone triage and advice... For now its great although I do miss hands on care. I will say it definitely broadened my nursing knowledge, all the things you "just know" by looking at a patient you...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. LVN first and THEN RN?
    To be honest, getting my LPN first was the worst decision of my life. Not a day go by when I wish i would have gotten my RN instead. I am not saying everyone feels this way but I do. I thought that...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  13. How are LPN jobs in the Portland, Oregon area?
    Hi, I am currently an LPN in Portland, OR. I graduated and took my NCLEX 4 years ago and found a job within a month. I started out in skilled nursing, it was good hands on experience and then I got...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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