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  1. LPN vs. CMA
    I know of a healthcare facility that utilized cma's .. the facility was bought out. The new facility wanted all nurses... so the cma's went back to being a cna or had to quit. Now the facility has...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Why so many tattletale nurses?
    Ive been told this commuter and it makes sense. .... In my opinion, Ive seen this.. behaviour... to a lesser extent in other professions but nursing is a completely different ball of wax .... ...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Why so many tattletale nurses?
    Thank you so much for the insight. Typically the tattling doesnt have to do with life or death issues or 'med errors' just many times petty things..... to make another person's worklife miserable. ...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Why so many tattletale nurses?
    Thank you so much for the insight. " A nurse generally has no desire to rip apart another human being unless his/her own self confidence is down in the dumps."
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Why so many tattletale nurses?
    I love this! " I believe in, "What goes around, comes around." So in my own little way I try to make the world a little gentler and kinder place to be"
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Why so many tattletale nurses?
    Maybe the real question is why is there so much back stabbing, snitching and exaggerating in the nursing field. Ive heard that nurses eat their young but it never seems to end. Im generalizing of...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. New Job as an Intake Nurse?
    Good luck, hope you get the position!
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. I hate being a nurse
    I hear you. I just cut down my hours/the amt of time that I am there and I feel MUCH better. I plan to supplement w/agency or per diem elsewhere. $$$ is down but :) is up. If you want to talk, feel...
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Cancelling me?!
    I would just say broaden your horizons ... you may be able to add to your income working other places as well this place.
    Jan 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Are LPN's being phased out?
    Ive heard that this has been the talk for years. Imho, with med techs I DO think there is an attempt to phase out the LPN in some places for economical reasons. That being said, I dont think that...
    Nov 29, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. 2 patients requested not to have me back
    Ditto!!:nurse:
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. 2 patients requested not to have me back
    Ditto!:nurse:
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. One year out, and I'm almost there.
    I agree with you on this. I heard it, believed it but it's a whole other thing to go through it. I still ask questions though and always will if I need to. I realize too that as far as Ive come I...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Quarks vs Crocs
    Are quarks and crocs the same? I bought quarks but after a day or so my feet were hurting. Are crocs any better? They look the same but Ive heard people say crocs were great for the feet. Are they?...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. Unisex or Scrubs for women
    Work isnt a fashion show but we want to be at our best. Imho Ive found that unisex uniforms dont fit me (a female) well. Oh theyre standard kind of like putting on a potato sack. This compared to...
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. LPNs with a Diploma vs LPNs with an Associate's Degree
    I have a degree and as far as I can tell there is no difference.
    Mar 11, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. LPN Scope of Practice
    Does anyone know the url for the LPN scope of practice. I looked at the BON website but I still cannot locate it. Any help is greatly appreciated.
    Jan 18, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Concerns with brand new nurses
    "i hope that np will continue to post any and all ?'s that she wants too! i think that it would be really sad if people were afraid to post ?'s?" lexxa, im one of which you speak. ive learned that ...
    Jan 17, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Floating...
    We are in the same situation. Over time, Ive come to realize that this situation will ultimately be used to my advantage. At first I was apprehensive and nervous. I always ask questions regardless...
    Jan 16, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. RN's/CNA's...what's with this attitude?
    :yeah:
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Charting/Documentation Books recommended
    Please would anyone know of any good books on charting/documentation? Thanks.
    Dec 7, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Do LPN's graduate from "college"?
    Perhaps, you can contact your Board of Education or some other educational authority to find out what the facts are for you. Congrats on graduating!!:yeah:
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. will it ever end?
    It doesnt sound like youre the problem, it sounds like the problem is a lack of support. You need a support system especially at your place of work as a new nurse. Im a new nurse too (flip back to...
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Making it to the One Year Mark
    I agree which is why I wonder why they make 'one' year so special in most cases.
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Making it to the One Year Mark
    Thank you so much for understanding. It makes it difficult for a new nurse to get a job because of that. Also, a new nurse may take a position that isnt their 'dream' just so they can make it to the...
    Nov 26, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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