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  1. nursing eating young
    OP, can you please use the quote, or at least list the person who you are responding to? That way you questions could be answered by the person you are responding to. Thanks!
    12:58 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. nursing eating young
    Sometimes the "snatching" is to prevent undue harm to the patient; I have done this and have had it done to me; in hindsight, it was to prevent or prolong complications..it was never about me or that...
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Indecisive
    The best way to find out is to research the market; look on Indeed.com or Glassdoor.com to figure out what listings are in your area for LPNs; then look up salary findings for LPNs in your area.
    Dec 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. patient's making false allegation
    WOW. (((HUGS))) Sounds like they were finding reasons to get rid of you. Sending positive vibes.
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Indecisive
    To me, being a LPN may lead one to pursue higher roles in the nursing model; you may find yourself going beyond that license. I did once I wanted to be certified in my specialty (Pediatrics and...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Indecisive
    I would go with the community college; less money for an optimum education, especially if you want to "try" nursing. I will say it won't be a cakewalk, but it was one of the best decisions that I...
    Dec 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Resigning and the Incessant "Why?"
    "New opportunity for personal career growth" would sum it up nicely. Remain professional, and just countdown until that new opportunity. It's almost over. :)
    Dec 16
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. Failed out of BSN Program, What Now?
    OP, that's the beauty if the Internet, look around and see that these posters are educators and parents themselves-that's what happens when you engage enough on these boards and enough threads where...
    Dec 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Do you believe that socioeconomics and educations are biggest factors?
    Carry on...nothing to feed here...:whistling:
    Dec 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  10. Difficulty finding a job as a new graduate RN in Philadelphia area
    Have you looked on craigslist, as well as the Philadelphia health department? They may be looking for nurses in their public health department. Craigslist has a couple of places that hire new...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Difficulty finding a job as a new graduate RN in Philadelphia area
    I know of one co-worker who took a year to find a job...in a nursing home; she is currently a supervisor now, so people do get jobs in the Philadelphia, PA area, even after a year. My only...
    Dec 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. Don't Know Where Else to Ask This
    Glad you submitted a complaint about him; at least my BON takes these complaints seriously and will pursue and report it to the public; if he want to go into nursing someday, his career can and will...
    Dec 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. How do I explain to my snobby family why nurses are important and worthy of respect?
    This. :yes: And THIS: Try as you might, be prepared to go through your journey without your family's criticism; you might be successful without them...let your actions SPEAK louder than...
    Dec 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The Nurse's Guide to Observing Chanukkah
    Just to be clear, Kwanzaa is a week-long celebration held in the United States and also celebrated in the Western African Diaspora in other nations of the Americas. The celebration honors African...
    Dec 14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Don't Know Where Else to Ask This
    Try to speak to the office manger about the issue and the p-doc about the situation; if you are seeing the p-doc for a continual basis, try to continue seeing this doc; try to walk in and personally...
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. student in need of help
    The one you selected was not the best response. :no:; the one chosen was the best answer; other posters have explained the rationale quite nicely. :yes:
    Dec 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. A question for a friend!!
    :yes: This should answer the question quite nicely. OP, whatever you friend decides, she MUST be prepared for the backlash.
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Too good for poo
    They will have to wait... A nurse can't stop in the middle of a med pass to change; they can't, especially if they discover a skin tear, a pt is symptomatic of a CVA and needs to be sent out, and...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Michigan Religious Freedom Restoration Act
    I'm sure this will be overturned by the Supreme Court IF it passes...stay tuned.
    Dec 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Finding my niche
    What do you want to do??? I totally understand the "blah" moments; For the past year I felt as though I was floating on a life raft, trying to figure out how my career was going to go, until I...
    Dec 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Union Intent on Improving the Lot of Nurses Nationwide
    I hear it before, and I believe it-nursing WILL be the next nursing BOOM as the corporization (my word) it healthcare continues to tear it's ugly head in it's 20th year (at least in my...
    Dec 10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  22. night shift and health
    So far THIS. I've increased my hours; it has started to become a challenge, but I don't mind working nights; day shift has the wonderful drama that makes me miss all my favorite soaps that are...
    Dec 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    Umami is a Japanese word: http://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Umami Now your co worker can know for FYI...
    Dec 9
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  24. I just cried in my car :'(
    BREATHE. First, congratulate yourself on taking the test! I didn't know I passed when I took my NLCEX-PN either; I panicked when I got the minimum. There wasn't a PVT when I took the exam...
    Dec 9
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. LPN vs MA
    If you got in the 99th percentile, then you should be fine. As far as challenging the CMA exam, again, they are two different paths; although I am limited on my knowledge as to whether one can...
    Dec 9
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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