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  1. Older Student - And So It Begins
    Started LVN program @ 43. We bring with us a level of maturity and commitment many younger students do not. Nothing to be nervous about. Best wishes!
    Oct 3, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. I'm not flaky, lazy, or stupid...
    Wow. You just described my entire life. Thank you! Finished LVN school and hoping to take NCLEX soon so I can continue on to RN. and thank you.
    Oct 1, '14
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  3. How old were you when starting prereqs and did it discourage you?
    Honey, I WISH I was graduating with an ADN @ 26. Instead I started an LVN program in my 40s. I do wish I had started earlier, but I didn't let that stop me! Go for it!!!! Age ain't nothin but a...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Discrimination & Whistle blowing - Would you hire this nurse again?
    This is the most ridiculous thing I've ever heard. The fact that you WON your first lawsuit on the basis of "discrimination" is a sad commentary on our judicial system. The entire world does not...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Thank you note--too much?
    I was raised that thank-you cards are always appropriate! yes! Something simple and professional. "Thank you for your kindness and flexibility in this time of crisis. It is much appreciated and...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. No support or respect
    I am just finishing up LVN program (9 more weeks!) and even one of our instructors (RN, OR nurse) belittled LVNs and working in LTC as "you're not a real nurse - you need to bridge to RN ASAP and...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. If I hate being a Cna, should I stop pursuing Nursing?
    ask yourself: why do you want to be a nurse anaesthetist?
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. The Patient I Failed
    and these are the same people (the daughter) who will then sue you, the doctor, the hospital and anyone else they can think of for "killing" their mother!
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Fired for expressing concerns about patient safety and care!
    Wow, there are some nurses who are really uninformed about the status of their industry and our country as a whole.....
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. What are the best shoes for nursing?
    Alegria! It's all I wear - every day!
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. Its official, Passed the NCLEX see how I studied
    congratulations! will be taking mine in the new year - please, what is the "pvt trick"?
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. "well I think that nursing is easier than working in a factory"
    Note OP's poor spelling, typing, and punctuation. Says a lot about a person.
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. First day of Nursing School..
    OP: keep up the enthusiasm! Best wishes on your journey! (I remember my "high" after my first clinical! We were not allowed to "do" anything - but I was on Cloud 9! I still love clinicals.) ...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Pt's/visitors reading Fifty Shades of Grey???
    why on earth do you care what they read?
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Experiences with rude staff at clinical sites
    Get over it. The nurses are there to do their job - which is PATIENT CARE. They are not there to teach you. That is what your instructor is paid to do. Students are a HUGE inconvenience to staff. ...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I want to know how much LVN's in the San Fernando Valley get paid in CA
    There are a LOT of unemployed new-grad LVNs in the SFV - so very many for-profit schools churning them out and too few jobs. Instead of focusing on how much they get paid, focus on how many job...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Curious Question
    it's called SELF-CONTROL. nursing school and FB can exist at the same time if you prioritise correctly and are mature and responsible!
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Woot! I graduated from Nursing School!!!!
    End of 3rd semester of LVN for me, one more semester left! Q: how's nursing school? A: love clinicals, enduring incomprehensible lectures & tests. It's not the material, it's the presenter! ...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How's your dating life?
    What dating life? Whether nursing school or 12-hr+hospital shifts, dating is almost impossible. This is where FWBs come in handy......
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Im curious and want to see absolute honesty
    Those only "in it for the money" are taking jobs away from those of us who WANT to be there.....and not giving the pts the same quality experience the rest of us do! I'm not saying they don't...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Nursing Shoes??
    Alegrias are the best! Was wearing them daily even before nursing school! Just had to supplement my 2-dozen pairs with one in all white! Alegria Shoe Shop | Alegria Shoes on Sale | #1 Online...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. Study Groups: Help or Nuisance?
    On the question of study groups - what a complicated question! Successful study groups are wholly dependent on two things: 1. your personal learning style - not all of us learn the same. For...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. Study Groups: Help or Nuisance?
    if you could please also e-mail me the tables.....thanks so much! (IT will not let me PM you since I do not have enough posts......)
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. Advice I'd give to New CNA/MA's
    There are LVN students in clinicals who need to read this!
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Should I become an EMT?
    I have to disagree with kbenson, I was an EMT and it gave me all sorts of bad "field" habits they are trying to drum out of me in nursing school!
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant

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