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  1. Bullied at work
    The day this all happened, the two aides involved kept saying they know I didn't throw them under the bus, they weren't mad at me, etc etc. Then after they actually were punished, then all of a...
    Nov 1
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Bullied at work
    I'm going to try to make this as short as possible but I'm not sure it's the type of situation that can really be edited down. I just started a new job as an LPN in a nursing home. This...
    Oct 30
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Hate hate hate my job
    As the title says, I hate my job. I work in LTC. In my area, the pay around here is generally pretty low but I make in the high range. I also have to drive 50 minutes over a mountain that is...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Fired before I even started
    You're right and that's how I'm looking at it. It was probably best anyway. It's just frustrating cause there are a lot of good nurses looking for jobs yet there are places like that that won't hire...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Fired before I even started
    I was hired at a large nursing home in our area about a month ago. During that month, I completed all the physicals and other necessary requirements. I was given a 4 week schedule and was set to...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Does Nursing School=No Life Literally?
    In my recent LPN school experience, it was very true for me that I had no life. But we were also in a 1 year program with 3-4 tests every single day. What made this hard was that we would literally...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Why do nurses clean off their shoes at work?
    . Couldn't help but giggle. This certainly reminded me of myself.
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. New graduate nurse...desired salary??
    Same here.
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Offered a job!!
    Congrats and good luck from a fellow new grad!
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Help!! I need advise on study skills, im drowning!
    I just recently graduated and passed NCLEX in 85 questions. For almost half of my LPN schooling, I had this same problem. First of all, you have to learn how to distinguish what is important and...
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    It's every shift in 2 weeks. I honestly don't feel it's enough but all I can really do is ask for longer. When I mentioned it during my interview she said "two weeks is plenty enough to know what...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Do LTC facilities have to upgrade to EMAR
    I am not a DON but a nurse who has been trying to find the answer to this question anywhere I can. I've posted in other places to no avail so maybe some of you can help. I have recently been...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Do LTC facilities have to upgrade to EMAR
    I have been looking everywhere for this information and I can't manage to find it. I am a new grad and have had a few interviews. One very small LTC I interviewed with had informed me that they had...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  14. HELP hr/pay??
    This is just my opinion as I'm a new grad too, but when I was interviewing, I didn't "ask" for a certain pay. We really have nothing to fall back on in order to find ourselves in a position to...
    Sep 10, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    Thanks everyone. They said if I felt I needed more time, I could ask but they don't think I will. So we will see how it goes. :)
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Just purchase the REMAR NCLEX REVIEW
    I used remar for my second attempt. I was lacking in content really bad... I passed the nclex with the least amount of questions after remar. I highly recommend it.
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    In starting my very first nursing job as I'm a brand new grad with no prior nursing experience. The place I got a job at gives 2 weeks orientation on all the different floors and areas, from wounds...
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. HELP choosing between 3 job offers, New Grad.
    Thanks everyone. Update: I chose Job number 3. It's semi close to home and after my final interview, here are the specs. 16.70 per hour (highest in our small area) with 1 dollar differential...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    Near Johnstown/Pittsburgh PA. :)
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. HELP choosing between 3 job offers, New Grad.
    I applied all in person. All the online apps I did, I didn't get any call backs, but the ones where I walked in I was interviewed either right away or got a call right away. I also forgot to...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    I live in a very small place in pennsylvania. the pay for an LPN around here varies from 13-20 with 20 being a more experienced, higher end pay. RN's in the area make mid 20's. With job 1, it...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. HELP choosing between 3 job offers, New Grad.
    Hello fellow nurses! I am a new LPN grad, recently licensed with no nursing experience other than my clinical rotations. I have been applying to jobs everywhere because they are so few and far...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    Hello fellow nurses! I am a new LPN grad, recently licensed with no nursing experience other than my clinical rotations. I have been applying to jobs everywhere because they are so few and far...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    Thank you all so much!
    Aug 31, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    Thank you so much! I will try to put this into practice. And also, I love the reason for your edit. Made me giggle during a really bad day. Thank you for that. :)
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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