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  1. get kicked off because of med error
    Wow, I'm really sorry... When I was in LPN school, we weren't allowed to give meds, especially narcotics, without an instructor or precepting nurse present. I'm an LPN, but am getting out of floor...
    9:17 am
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. CEUs
    Yeah, we had to have intro to computers, basic public speaking & several others as well. I went to an LPN to RN bridge program, but exited as an LPN. I only need to more nursing courses to be an RN,...
    Jul 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. CEUs
    Believe it or not, no. We didn't have to have it for the LPN program I did through a local comm. college. We had to have Anatomy I & II, microbiology, math, psychology, & be a certified CNA before...
    Jul 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. CEUs
    OK, Thanks so much! You too!
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. CEUs
    Hey! Thanks for your reply! :) So I'm assuming medical terminology would count?? I don't plan to pursue my RN or RN-BSN anymore... I'm actually wanting to get in to medical coding away from floor...
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. CEUs
    I posted this in the Virginia nursing forum, but never got any responses. I was wondering if any other LPNs might know here? I'm an LPN in the state of VA. I will be renewing my LPN license in two...
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. July 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I remember being young, & ready for nursing school too, John... Oh, if I'd only known ...
    Jul 23
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Amen!
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    OMG, I totally agree with you. I know a lady who used to be a nurse manager in a certain dept. of her hospital, but was recently promoted to the main nurse manager over hundreds of nurses now at that...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Yes, this!
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I have never been a "victim" or been "tormented" in any situation! I've been picked on and bullied by teachers and co-workers, but haven't taken it. I've either stood up to them face to face, or...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    yes, I agree we can't always run away crying and screaming. However, bullying is a real thing, especially in nursing, and it isn't always the victim's fault. Just because someone is being mentally...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    [QUOTE=OCNRN63;8024064] Sometimes you have to go deep within yourself and just stand up and say "Enough!" I had a couple instructors who made my life miserable, but my ICU instructor...that woman...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    I disagree. Sometimes people can't stand up for themselves... For an example, if a nursing instructor is picking on a certain student constantly, & giving them failing grades, it's hard for a student...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Sure to Get Flamed for This
    Yes, I totally agree. Before I became an LPN, I was enrolled in a cosmetology school to become a cosmetologist. The instructor there gave me sheer H-e-l-l, everyday. That woman picked & picked at me,...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. lpn career question
    I'm sure it couldn't hurt. Any certifications you get looks good on a resume! :) I had a patient once that was an RN & sonographer. She couldn't decide what she wanted to be she told me, so she went...
    Jul 12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Correctional Facility Nurse
    Well, I haven't worked as an LPN in a jail or prison, but am an LPN. I have a friend who is a teacher in a local prison. She said teaching in a prison can be stressful. She warned me against being a...
    Jul 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Medical coding...
    Anyone leave bedside/clinic nursing for medical coding? I've been a part time LPN since 2008, and am already burned out. I really dislike nursing anymore. The thought of applying for or working any...
    Jul 9
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. June 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I've worked so hard tonight doctor I feel beside myself!!!!
    Jun 27
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. New nurse, may get fired...
    Praying everything goes ok for you in whatever happened. I've actually felt mad, upset, & very emotional in several nursing jobs I've held, therefore I am trying to get away from clinic/ floor...
    Jun 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Quit First Job After 3 Days of Orientation
    Unfortunately, this seems to be the norm in many facilities when becoming a new LPN. I had a similar situation with my first LPN job. My advice is if you didn't feel comfortable, look for a new job...
    Jun 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Best Tips for Studying?
    I felt the exact same way in LPN school. I was ecstatic when I made it to my second semester. What helped me was highlighting the sections in the book I was studying with different color...
    Jun 14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. LPN Undercutting...
    Wow, where do you live? I live in a rural area on the east coast and the average LPN pay is $9.00-15.00 an hour! Unless you've been an LPN for years, then you might make around $21.00 an hour if...
    Jun 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. June 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Doctor, maybe it's time for you to go home tonight... I promise there isn't two of me!
    Jun 10
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  25. To go or not to go to LPN school?
    I agree with The Commuter. I'm an LPN. I did an LPN-RN bridge program at my local community college, but exited at the LPN level. I sometimes wish I had went on for the RN degree. I was burned out of...
    Jun 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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