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  1. Trying to understand difference between LPN and RN practice....
    I hate these types of posts as you always get some nasty comments. I honestly try to avoid them. The answer is: What state are you talking about? The state matters. And YOU can find that answer...
    Jul 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Is Your Nurses' Week Gift Not Exactly What You Wanted?
    We got socks-yup I said socks with our hospital logo
    May 17
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  3. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    I read one comment at the start of this post. LPNs work under no one's license but their own. Working under someone's license is like an RN saying "go head I said it's ok for you do this thing out...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. What would you do if you got overpaid?
    This has happened twice to me just recently last week. The first time the payroll person was so rude stating she did not make a mistake, I was wrong according to her. I told she could check it out...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Do you call the doctor at night for low B/P's on night shift?
    Yes of course CHF and dialysis would be exceptions to the rule. But it's what we do as a routine with our elderly Pts. first before we start IVs on them. That is me and the other RNs I work with. ...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Do you call the doctor at night for low B/P's on night shift?
    What did your supervisor say? If I was placed in that position the very first words out of my mouth to that doctor would be " The 3-11 RN supervisor told me I needed to call you about this B/P" lets...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Do you call the doctor at night for low B/P's on night shift?
    Did not read all the comments. But many x's vs are taken at night. We seem to have established that. I have worked in both hospital 23 yrs and NH 16. I would never call a Dr. for that B/P ever...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Sucide lies: is it CYA or blaming?
    First I did not read thru the comments. I have worked psych. in a hospital setting for 23 yrs. 1) If it was a Dr.'s order you are in the wrong-and you and the charge nurse could both be screwed if...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Representing yourself to the public as a nurse when you are not a nurse
    The person did not lie about his title. It was his perception, which was not correct. But we don't know the whole situation and the actual nurse was not offended so whats the big deal. Many times...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Really don't understand the mystery of LPNs not able being able to do certain things
    Are you for real about the red blood cell thing? FYI alot of LPNs schools are now in colleges where you take the same A+P 1 and 2 w/ the RNs
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Really don't understand the mystery of LPNs not able being able to do certain things
    See, and here come the nasty remarks that get EVERYONE going. Yes she just asked a question and she's done w/ her schooling and an RN. So, what is her point did she see any difference between the...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. Really don't understand the mystery of LPNs not able being able to do certain things
    I always wonder about these posts to get LPNs all upset against the RNs. And the comments that follow. The answer is we can't. Does it take a 2 yr degree- no it does not. Answer is still-we can't....
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. RNs filling in for CNAs when a CNA calls out
    I just wondered something: Please don't anyone take this as rude, but what is putting ur license in jeopardy? Do u have access to the charts will the nurses u work with not answer ur questions? I...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. LPNs being used as ADONs
    Before everyone jumps all over kellenl. She is NOT saying RNs are stupid. What she is saying is as LPNs we do have more clinical hrs. then RNs and way more, believe it or not than BSNs. Again I'm...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. LPNs being used as ADONs
    I agree with you (nursesRns). I never have or want any nurse (rn or lpn) to do what I say because of my title or my yrs of exp. Many Many Many times I tell all the nurses. This is what the policy...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. LPNs being used as ADONs
    Not speaking for FL. But I know my scope of practice in MA. ( but thanks for posting it). A RN NEVER has to do what an LPN says. As when it goes to hell in a handbasket in the court system. That...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. LPNs being used as ADONs
    Have to disagree about clinical issues here is MA. Its the same reason an LPN can orient an RN. We can orient RNs within our scope of practice as I do in the hospital I've worked at for 23 yrs. ...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. LPNs being used as ADONs
    that's right, but then Im sure so many feel an RN should just get it cause they are an RN. Sorry same way in MA. LPNs can in NHs be supervisors over RNs and ADONs can be LPNs
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Are LPN's being phased out?
    just gonna say our hospital worked best on Med-Surg w/ 2RN 4 LPNs and 2 CNA everyone worked in their scope of practice and no one ever left overwhelmed. RNs did admissions, reviewed all labs and...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Phasing out alarms?!?
    I would like to know which state you are in? Just last night on our GMPU. A Pt's family memeber told us and I quote " I'm the HCP and if my mother falls I'm going to sue this hospital" So she was...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Am I crazy, because this seems VERY WRONG...
    I'm am LPN so never have lived ur life or walked in your shoes. AND I'M NOT TALKING ABOUT EVERY BSN PROGRAM IN THE WORLD. I work with several BSN nurses from MA. that felt the same way you do. ...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. How to bring in a nurses union in a non union state?
    Only read afew of the comments so mabey this has been address. Neither 4 or against unions-I'm in one. Can you get fired for trying to start one YES. Will anyone ever say that was the reason, no. ...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  23. Are LPN's being phased out?
    Everything goes in phases. Until they close LPN schools-we will exsist and have jobs.
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Are LPN's being phased out?
    Andrea u r all set RAM is very sorry if u need names 2 throw around when u call again please email me ur email and I will forward the names 2 u. They would love 2 have u
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Are LPN's being phased out?
    she0110@hotmail.com I think a "u" br accident got in there
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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