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  1. I was fired today (I think??)
    I hate being disciplined in front of other people. The worst is when it's your coworkers. Plus it's not fair to the patients very unprofessional. Apply for somewhere else you deserve better.
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. LVN jobs in West Los Angeles
    I agree.. Indeed.com has a lot of job postings. You need to create a resume using your clinical sites/hours as you experience. List them all like- Cather insertion, wound care, medication...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: California Nursing
  3. I cracked under pressure.
    I went to lvn school so i know your clinicals are a lot harder. I remember my first semester we did clinicals at a ltc facility and i told myself this will either make me or break me. I made it...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Why do some people choose to help others in need?
    Since high school nursing is the only career choice I had in mind.. After 6 years in insurance and financial planning I decided to go back to school. It is not so much the pay for me because I was...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Thanks for taking the time...
    That's really horrible that with her being a diabetic her feet were in such bad shape, but your beautiful what that person did for your mom. It's nice to read the positive stories :)
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  6. Help!!! Caught btw rock and hard place--Instructor sending students home early...
    Nursing school is hard and stressful and leaving early does sound appealing and is a nice little break for maybe one day- like the last day of the semester our instructors would let us a couple hours...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Nursing student here...need encouragement. Not sure I can do this!!
    I did a lot of my clinical rotations in ltc facilities and vowed never to work ltc once licensed. I took my first job offer at ltc facility because I felt blessed to even be considered cause I was a...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Rough Day
    Those are the worst kind of days. It's especially hard when you float (I'm a floater) because you have to start fresh every shift when you haven't been to that unit in a week or a few days, things...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Choosing a new route, is this decision more practical??
    I did an accelerated lvn program because I had no credits from college and did not want to do 2 years of pre reqs and wait on a waiting list for the rn program that is at my local community college....
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. are there nurses who ACTUALLY care ?
    Shrug it off! If it doesn't effect your grade and you spoke to your teacher then just move on! I work with a nurse or two that would hang anyone out to dry to cover their butt. Are all nurses like...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Was I at fault? the nurse embarrassed me in front of others.
    The only time I get mad at the cnas is if they are some where hey aren't suppose to be and call lights are going off.. Other than that if they are busy with a shower, getting residents up, etc I...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. First LPN Job, 5 day orientation, 1:40+ patients...advice?
    I had a month of orientation.. A couple weeks of paperwork like helping with doctors orders and weekly charting and then the last two weeks I was on the floor with a co nurse which was like 5 ams and...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. My first death
    In the last 6 months of working at my ltc facility I've had 2 deaths on my shift.. Both were patients that had been there for years and very close to everyone at work. I cried so hard, with the...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Why nursing hits home.....
    Amazing post! I just took a quick walk down memory lane and I miss nursing school! I made some great friends, had some awesome instructors, and a lot of scary experiences that all helped me in one...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. Clinical awakening
    That's a beautiful story.. I know if I go into work with a negative attitude the shift is sometimes impacted by that, like more stress is added to everything because I started my day off like that,...
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Is it normal to go from straight As in prereqs to b- grades in nursing classes
    Oh ya the actual nursing classes will require memorization but critical thinking is the main thing. Need to teach your brain how to critically think because that's what nursing is all about! I got...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Clinical Failure
    Wow.. Basic rules of my nursing school- you miss more than 2 days (theory and clinical) your out unless its a close family death or you are seriously ill or injured, proper scrubs/uniform, no nail...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Piercings & Tattoos?
    I have a wrist tattoo (actually thinking about getting it removed) WMD I cover it either with tape or a sweat band.. A lot of people have visible tattoos at my work and we are suppose to keep the,...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. So you want to be a nurse...
    Great post!! Any single male nurses out there lol!?
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Are there any LPN's not going for RN?
    I am a lvn and I am bridging into rn because at this point in time I had no kids and I broke how tin my fiancÚ a year ago so might as well sped my free time on that! But I am very happy and proud of...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. My coworkers are great because....
    I float so I try to be considerate of the regular nurses on the station with their carts and the way they do things etc.. And some appreciate it, others just don't care. Last week One of my residents...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. Why do the unit nurses treat the students like this?!
    Good post! We have student cnas at our facility right now and if I'm doing something that can help them learn I try to pull them in! The other day I was doing a tx on a pressure ulcer and asked them...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. I am super nervous please help.
    I used the Saunders book when I tested. I studied by system because they was how the chapters were broken up for the most park,, I'd do cardio for 3 days, then respiratory for 3 days, etc.. I...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Leave you family for nursing??
    I saw marriages and relationships break up during nursing school.. Thought my relationship was strong because my partner was supportive.. Well a week after graduation we broke up.. And I will...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. My New-Found Love For Nursing
    I felt the same way today when I found out one of my residents I gave a suppository to yesterday had a bm! She was so uncomfortable yesterday but today she was so happy and relieved! It's the little...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock


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