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  1. clep help
    Thank you for replying. I have no other credits except for being an LPN and the 2 CLEP exams I have passed. Just need to know what other one(s) I could take before enrolling that are needed.....
    Oct 24
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. clep help
    Besides Human Growth and Development and Analyzing and Interperting LIterature what else can I Clep before officially enrolling? The advisor I spoke with had be going in circles and kept encouraging...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  3. CLEP exams and Excelsior
    Hi FancyLexLPN, Yes I actually just took my first clep exam last month and passed. I am now studying for my 2nd one. :) I'm on my way. Slow but steady...
    May 9
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  4. New to Inpatient Hospice, ratios,skills, help!
    Hi there! I am an LPN and work nights in an IPU. 12 hr shifts. I have anywhere from 4-6 pts per night. Ranging from babies to elderly. The acuity can be very high due to the severity of the pts...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  5. Can an LPN take the CHPN exam?
    Hi there! I am a CHPLN :) (an LPN with hospice and palliative certification) Feel free to message me if you have any questions. Blessings on your journey of becoming certified. :)
    Jan 29
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Study guide 101 To print or not to print?
    I'm going to see if I can send the pdf file to my Kindle. Thank you! I didn't even think of this!
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Hospice/Palliative care nursing certification
    Just seeing this now. I highly recommend the practice test for 35$ on the hpna website, it is so worth it. It will let you know where your weaknesses are and give you a feel for the test. I passed...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  8. Study guide 101 To print or not to print?
    Hi All! Quick question if I may :) I am getting ready to schedule my first exam -Foundations of Gerontology. I purchased the 101 study guide on this. I see it is very lengthy. At almost 2000 pages...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  9. CLEP exams and Excelsior
    Thank you all for replying to me! Much appreciated! :) Blessings
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. Looking to connect with other Christian nurses
    Blessed to of found this thread! I am a christian nurse. I work in the hospice setting. I adore my job. I work for a Christian organization however I take care of pts of all faiths. I do so to the...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  11. CLEP exams and Excelsior
    I have no prior credits besides being an LPN. I want to CLEP what ever I can before I officially enroll. I submitted my application and I know I need everything meaning all the pre-reqs but the...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. Hospice nurse and bullying manager
    Wow! I am sorry you are encountering this. At my job (hospice inpatient unit) We have standard orders and a fleets enema is one of them. Meaning we don't call the DR to get orders every pt has...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. Epic (Nursing) FAILS!
    funny stuff! Loved this article! Enjoyed reading it :)
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Licenses in more than 1 state...
    I have two nursing licenses in 2 different states.Commuter explains it well :) You also need to keep up with the educational requirements to maintain the licenses.I know with 2 it can be...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. The Ultimate Bravery Of Dying Patients
    Very well said.I enjoyed this! Thank you for sharing :)
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. What does the inside of YOUR car/trunk look like, LOL?!?
    Hey there! Hospice field nurse here :) Crisis care nurse to be exact! I have a ton of supplies gloves,briefs,foleys,foley bags,dressings,syringes ect.In the beginning my trunk was a "hot mess"...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  17. Baxter the therapy dog
    Just started reading the book last night.Retrieved it from the library.Its a quick read,very interesting.Tells each pts story and how Baxter has touched their lives.Worth the read! Im enjoying it!
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  18. Took the NCLEX got 85 ?
    I have been an LPN for 11 years but when I took mine it shut off at 80 and I had a good feeling I passed.My instructor at the time told me-when it shuts off at a lower number you either got enough...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Entering into the gates of Hell
    Beautiful article! I enjoyed reading it.I am a hospice nurse and it has brought me the most satisfaction I have ever had as a nurse.Many blessings to you! Blessed are those that mourn, for they...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Is anyone an HPNA member???
    I am a HPNA member.(for almost a year now) I guess it really depends on what your looking for out of the membership.I joined to get a discount on my certification exam and testing materials which...
    Jun 9, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. Has anyone done BOCES?
    I graduated from Boces in 2002! Loved the school,teachers,the whole experience.Never had a problem finding a job :)
    Mar 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. COPD patient wanting to leave to smoke
    I see this ALL the time.It is very sad.I have had pts with trachs,lung cancer ect demanding to be wheeled outside to smoke.Some demand to smoke with the 02! It is such a horrible addiction.And we...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. I hate being a nurse
    You my friend are burnt out as the others have added.:scrying: I do not blame you one bit as I myself have worked in the same type of situation for years.I am now a hospice nurse and I absolutely...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. crisis care nurse
    please disregard-.(so if anyone has the study guide/core curriculum to lend or sell please let me know.I would be interested) I didnt realize that was not allowd to post.I do apologize.Look foward to...
    Jun 15, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  25. crisis care nurse
    Good evening all, I recently started in a new position as a crisis care nurse after 8 yrs of med/surg,rehab,ltc,agency,homecare,corrections.Im excited to learn more about hospice as this is my...
    Jun 15, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing


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