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  1. NCLEX RN shut off on 75 yesterday.. but
    its been FIVE years, and just wanted everyone to know i did pass and have been an RN for half a decade!! :)
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Can a registered nurse live comfortably with their salary?
    yes, you can live comfortably, the key is to NEvER live outside of your means, point blank. I drive a new car, live in a nice house in a subdivision, buy whatever i want, ect. i work in LTC 3 days...
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Burnt out in LTC after 5 years
    I was an LPN for years, went to RN school to leave LTC and get into a more critical area. I worked ICU for a few years and decided to return to LTC as an RN 3 years ago. I am SO over the way we...
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. add your funny TRIAGE complaints from pts
    :yeah:"I have itchy feet" "my daughter has a little red mark on her arm" "I need to get a pregnancy test, I did 2 at home that were positive" "my son who weighs...
    Sep 26, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  5. Rules for the ER (long)
    The hospital doesn't belong to just you, it belongs to the people...the homeless, the poor...the ignorant and the drug abuser and the alcoholic...the repeat offender...whatever.[/QUOTE] i take...
    Jul 15, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Medical assistant with a problem
    please dont take that personal. i myself was a medical assistant and got the ol "youre not a nurse?" then when i graduated LPN school it was "youre just an LPN?" now that i am an RN i...
    Jul 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. What does it take to be an ED nurse, and should a new grad even try?
    ive worked in a lot of different areas, and ER is like no other. you have to think quick, and always remember the ABCD's..... have to know when a patient is going bad and what to do. ive been...
    Jan 1, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. What do RNs do that LPNs can't?
    i am an RN, and have been working ER for 4 months. we have 4 LPN's that have been in the ER for years,,, but they were grandfathered in...... i have noticed no difference in LPN's v/s RN's job...
    Jan 1, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  9. Which nursing skills do you dread?
    hmmmmm..... thats a hard one.... but i think id have to say medicating pediatrics in the ER ( i usually get another nurse to double check the dose with me.... what can i say im paranoid) and ...
    Oct 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Which nursing skills do you dread?
    [QUOTE=Blee O'Myacin;2436388]I dread: Saying "Is there anything else I can get you because [say it with me...] I HAVE THE TIME!!!!" OMG!!! u must work at the hospital where i work.... that...
    Oct 18, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. RN's that used to be LPN's
    i just started a job in the ER as an RN (ive been an LPN for 7 years) i think i started out at 3 dollars more than a new grad.... i took it and RAN!!!
    Aug 25, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Need Advice.... going to ER
    i am in the same exact boat. i was an LPN for 7 years, working in internal medicine and then on a LTAC unit. believe it or not,,, youll do FINE. i just finished my first week in the ER. i...
    Aug 25, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Help and advice for an ER RN newbie.
    yeah im an RN and start the ER this monday.... im nervous as well..... a lot of my friends work there so they are all up for helping me out... good luck!!!
    Aug 9, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. LPN salary liveable?
    i was an LPN in RN school working for a local LTC unit connected to the hospital. it paid very well for this area (semi-rural GA) made 16 dollars an hour and was able to work only weekends for ...
    Aug 5, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Hesi exam
    in my RN program we HAD to make 850 (after 2 trys) or we had to repeat the next semester.... at least every semester we had 1 or 2 who couldnt pass it and were set back.... i always made a score...
    Aug 5, '07
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  16. Does anyone really enjoy LTC?
    well,,,, i too worked at a LTC facility when i was an LPN..... i loved it at first,,,, i was on a subacute unit so i did get to use a lot of skills,,, kinda like the hospital (this facility...
    Jul 27, '07
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. LPN = Life's Perfect Nurses
    i know i got that crap a lot as an LPN,..... people would not be as blunt but they would like say "when are u going to RN school" and "are u an RN or an LPN" so i pushed myself to go back to...
    Jul 27, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Nurse Impersonators
    LOL these posts are FUNNY!!!!! i find a good bit of humor when reading them. i work as an RN for home health and the other day this lady was at a senior living apartment complex (this place...
    Jul 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. medical assistant?
    i was a navy medic for 4 years, then an MA for 5 years, LPN for 6 years, and ive been an RN for 9 months or so. i think my medical assistant and military training helped me a GREAT deal in LPN...
    Jul 15, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Do you feel the LVN/Lpn Is being left out in the nursing profession?
    ive been a nurse for 8 years (LPN for 7 yrs and an RN for about 9 months) yeah in georgia LPNs can do just about anything but hang blood in hospitals, but about 2 years ago a local...
    Jul 15, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. applying for ER jobs,,, stuck,did LPN past hurt me?
    i understand what you are saying, bigysis, about other units thinking that way, but i just know in my heart i wouldnt be happy on a floor. i want to be the first nurse to care for...
    Jul 13, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. applying for ER jobs,,, stuck,did LPN past hurt me?
    hello all,,,, i was an LPN for 6 years prior to going back to RN school.... the reason i went back to school was to land a dream job in the ER. ICU was my first thought, but after...
    Jul 13, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. What have other nurses done that have freaked you out?
    OMG!!! when i worked as an LPN for a LTC facility we had a lady who would do that. she would wear white every day, and call everyone "my patients". she would even tell families she was an...
    Jul 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Home Health not what I thought it would be     advice, anyone???
    i think mermaid has taken "i went to RN school to work less, not more" out of context. i meant, work less days as an RN to be able to afford to live..... in other words,,,,, i went to RN...
    Jul 7, '07
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. I'm a nurse not a "Male Nurse"
    well,,,, i think its kinda funny when they say "male nurse" and stuff like that. for some reason i get a good laugh out of it every time i hear it.... i dont think patients mean anything by...
    Jul 7, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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