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  1. Written up and confused.
    I spoke to my DON and she advised me to attach my own written statement to the write up. She said signing the write up only indicates that it was read to me, not that it was an admission of guilt....
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Written up and confused.
    Unfortunately I did. Doesn't my signature just indicate that the write up was explained to me? Is it an admission of guilt?
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Written up and confused.
    My action was called a "heroic measure" but I don't understand how it could be. This new unit manager even made a point to tell me that she had called HR to look at my file. I was appalled that she...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Written up and confused.
    I have been a nurse for 2 years now and have been fortunate enough to avoid any deaths on my shift until recently. Last week I had a hospice patient with a DNR who was exhibiting Cheyne-Stokes...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Dealing with VIP patients
    I'm unable to request a different patient unfortunately. On the bright side, because my unit is strictly MCR with aggressive rehab, he has a maximum of 60 days worth of services. He can't stay...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Dealing with VIP patients
    I'm hoping to get some advice from other nurses who have dealt with overly demanding patients. I've been a nurse for almost a year and was recently given the opportunity to be the evening nurse in a...
    Jun 25, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New LVN concerned about Code and STAT response.
    I've been an LVN for about 2 months now in LTC, and for the most part I'm getting the hang of my job. Today, however, I experienced my first emergency. One of my residents collapsed in physical...
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Nobody wants a GVN?!
    Thank you all for your advice. Obtaining the license first sounds like a good idea.
    Apr 17, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Need advice desperately
    Thank you both for great advice. I guess I should just keep my nose clean and focus on my own final exams and eventual graduation. After all, I can't change the past.
    Apr 2, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. Need advice desperately
    I'm in desperate need of advice. I am in the last few months of my nursing program and, though my classmates and I were told from the start that we would hate each other by the end, I find myself...
    Apr 1, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. Nobody wants a GVN?!
    Hi all. I hope someone who has experienced my problem can help me. I will be graduating from an LVN program in Texas in May. I have called virtually every hospital, home health, hospice, skilled...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Confused Student!!
    I've been reading my thick, green NCLEX-PN book and doing NCLEX questions on its accompanying disk. We were told we will be given a review also but our instructors have told us from day one that that...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. Nobody wants a GVN?!
    Hi all. I hope someone who has experienced my problem can help me. I will be graduating from an LVN program in Texas in May. I have called virtually every hospital, home health, hospice, skilled...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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