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  1. Survey: How old were you when you entered the nursing profession?
    I'm glad to see there are other nurses my age going to school, working and not letting a number define who you are. Have you encountered any age discrimination at work or school?
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. 75 Questions on NCLEX, pass or fail?
    Taking the NCLEX via computer has a minimum number of questions. If you are doing very well, it does not need to go beyond that number, same goes for doing very poorly. If you are in between the...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Is it a waste of time to become an LPN or Keep on the route I'm going. I live in NY .
    Don't get caught up in a time trap. You don't want to rush into a mistake. You know you want a change, take your time to figure out what you would enjoy and go from there. I am was in a bit of a...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. med error and write ups?
    You may want to verify with the doctor if this is the dose he intended on writing. Doctors do make mistakes sometimes. I can't tell you if or what kind of trouble you may get, but honesty is always...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Help! I'm trying to understand this med test for employment
    Safe medication practices should be the 5 rights of medication administration you learned. Right patient, medication, dose, route and documentation. Pain management requires assessment of pain...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. LPN Treatment
    You should respectfully decline the request to do the work that goes against policy. Simply state that it is against the policy and that you value your job too much. Show a willingness to help your...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. can going to the hospital make you sicker??
    I couldn't agree with you more about the documentation, that was one of the things my instructor always emphsized, C.Y.A. (cover your ass) A sad but important story to share with us all. Its hard to...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Are there any LPNs that find 40 person med pass workable?
    Yes that does help, I can see I am going to need a real plan of attack. 3 minutes per person is not realistic, even if they were standing in line!!! I thank you all for the tips.
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Newer nurse to DD/MR nursing
    I have worked in residential setting with DD adults, it can be challenging in every aspect, from getting direct care staff to follow recomended diets to having doctors who welcome them. All do not...
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  10. Are there any LPNs that find 40 person med pass workable?
    I would like to hear from other LPNs that are doing a 40 person med pass in SNF without having to stay past your shift to finish paper work or work though lunch to finish assignment. Is there...
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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