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  1. Do you take NCLEX twice ?
    No you take the NCLEX RN after completing your entry to practice education (diploma, ASN , BSN ELMSN).
    Sep 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. How long after fingerprinting
    Depends on the state board of nursing. A federal background plus state background can take 2 weeks or so.
    Sep 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    Are you trying from the AN app? If so open in web browser and it will likely work.
    Sep 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Co-Worker gave expired prescription med
    You could always call the pharmacist to check stability. From working in pharmaceuticals and drug stability the discard date is always short to allow for less than optimum storage and increased risk...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Co-Worker gave expired prescription med
    Why not report to YOUR supervisor? I work several dual agency cases. If there is an issue or concern I report the issue/incident to MY nurse supervisor who follows up with the other agency...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. Co-Worker gave expired prescription med
    What kind of med? Many pharmacies date use by for 30 days post Rx fill even though not truly expired by GMP/GCP/stability standards. Did it expire by the pharmacy label or the manufacturer label?...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    Looks like same survey was posted last year.
    Sep 20
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. BEST resource for nclex prep
    It's individual preference also related to educational background and learning style. For me my nursing education and NCLEX style questions on school tests were sufficient prep for me.
    Sep 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Maternity Clinicals
    We went to the local family planning center that does women's health and low risk OB. We met with the nurse manager, nurse case manager, CNM and nurse educator. We watched some of the presentations...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Patient Abandonment
    File a claim with the state dept of labor they are in violation likely of the federal fair labor standards act. Then call your malpractice insurance. Inform the dept of labor of the threat of...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. Waitlist for LPN program?
    Depends on the area. There is a short wait list in the local county LPN program but nearly all are accepted before classes start. The program runs Sept to July only full time days with rolling...
    Sep 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Please help!
    Call around using the taana referral service for cost for a consultation at least. It's going to cost you more in list wages, assessments, mandatory treatment, and BoN fees than a lawyer consultation...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Pearson Vue Trick "Bad Pop Up"
    Well here you go: Link to the NCLEX discussion forum: http://allnurses.com/nclex-discussion-forum/ A link how to use this site FAQs: http://allnurses.com/how-use-site/?list=faqs
    Sep 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. ISU or Excelsior?
    ISU hybrid online program is only available for current LPNs to bridge to BSN and current ASN/RNs to bridge to BSN. They have an ABSN for those with a bachelors or masters in another field but it is...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. Thinking about going to ISU
    The hybrid program is only for LPN to RN/BSN http://www.indstate.edu/lpn-bs/index.htm The nursing courses are completed online/distance while the student secures a local preceptor to complete...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Indiana State University Online Nursing
  16. Thinking about going to ISU
    I believe ISU is only LPN to RN/BSN not RRT. You do concurrent clinical & theory. The clinical is local and required that you secure your clinical contracts, though ISU has a list of facilities that...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Indiana State University Online Nursing
  17. call the ambulance?
    Call 911 then daughter. Let patient refuse EMS. Then you documented your assessment and intervention (activate EMS & notify family). EMS has their assessment and AMA refusal documented. Then the ball...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Wishing to work in California - Canadian RN
    H1C no longer exists as of a few years ago. If you are a Canadian citizen with a BSN you could be eligible for the NAFTA TN visa which is no/minimal cost to the employer. You need to have proof of US...
    Sep 19
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. It drives me nuts when....
    Nurses take incomplete orders and expect others to verify. Same nurse never transcribes orders to the MAR (oh all my cases someone else always does it...) Tylenol q 4-8h PRN pain (um dose? Route?...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. International NP Insurance (UK)
    Did you try the other major carrier Marsh/ProLiability? Did you try a business insurance agent ? If a claim was filed would it be under US or UK jurisdiction?
    Sep 19
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. 3rd time taking nclex-rn-need help
    The 97 page guide is sold online for $50 and is considered copyrighted. It's just notes from another source (Kaplan or Hurst) per another member who compared review material
    Sep 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Surveillance cameras in pedi patient's home?
    As long as the cameras are not in bathrooms (where privacy is a reasonable expectation) nor do the parents post the videos online, I'm fine with it. While I don't embarrass easily, it doesn't mean...
    Sep 19
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. 3rd time taking nclex-rn-need help
    PDA is geared towards RN. Did you compare your performance reports? Do you consistently score near or below passing in the same areas? Did you improve with each exam (first attempt only one area...
    Sep 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Help! Waiting for my hard license card!!
    See if your license gets posted online. That should be sufficient to start until the card arrives. Even though my state sends out paper licenses, employers are mandated to verify licenses online with...
    Sep 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Help! Waiting for my hard license card!!
    It can take several weeks. BVNPT is notoriously backed up. Many states do not issue paper licenses/cards any longer only using online listings
    Sep 19
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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