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  1. urgent NCLEX
    I'm in Texas. Quick results are typically available 48 hours after testing. I tested on Friday morning and had my results Sunday afternoon. If I remember right it was around $20 for the quick results...
    Jan 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Escort/witness for exams?
    I work in an outpatient family med clinic. Our policy is two employees must be in the room for any exams of the genitals on male or female patients. We try to have at least one female employee when...
    Jan 24
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. Anyplace hiring LPNs?
    I'm in Texas but typically the only places here that will hire new grads is nursing homes
    Jan 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Should and do fnp's room their pt's
    I'm a nurse in family practice. Our providers (2 MDs, 1 PA, 1 NP) all see at least 20 patients a day each. We have 3 nurses and 2 CMAs for the whole clinic so we have enough to staff to room patients...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. Determined
    I am determined to finish my last 3 tests (lifespan series) by the end of this year. I will not let "life" keep getting in the way of my goal. This time next year I will be studying for the CPNE....
    Jan 1
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  6. Are CNAs allowed to do PPDs in Texas?
    I'm an LVN in Texas. None of the places I've worked or did clinicals at allowed CNA or CMAs to place or read PPD tests. PPD is considered a medication and CNAs are not allowed to administer...
    Jan 1
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. Killeen, TX Area Excelsior Students
    I've already done 4 of the 7 nursing exams. Just have the last 3 left. It takes a lot of self motivation for this program honestly.
    Dec 31, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. Straight cath in MD's office
    It is out of their allowed duties per our facility policy (large multi hospital organization with over 100 outpatient clinics in the system). Our CMAs are not allowed to do any sterile procedures or...
    Dec 30, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  9. Killeen, TX Area Excelsior Students
    I'm in waco. Doing exams. Working on ls1 now. Have been doing exams for two years. My goal is to finish my last three tests (lifespan series) by the end of 2015.
    Dec 29, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. Male locks (hair)
    I live in the Bible Belt south. Very conservative. In the hospital based organization I work for our employee handbook actually states no extreme hairstyles, no visible tattoos, modest jewelry etc. I...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. name change
    Recently married and went through this. Change social security and drivers license first. Then bring copy of marriage certificate and new drivers license to your school (usually the registrar or...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. CNA Exam Challenge in Texas
    It depends on what your school includes in each class. Your program director should know. Most of the time it is after you have completed and passed either one or two semesters depending on how the...
    Dec 21, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. Straight cath in MD's office
    I'm a nurse in a family practice clinic. Our medical assistants are not allowed to cath as it is out of their scope. Only licensed nurses can and we use sterile technique. You need to inform that...
    Dec 11, '14
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  14. Med Refills
    That's pretty much what our protocol is. Licensed nurses can refill based on protocol. Been seen in last 12 months and have appropriate labs. Med must have been wrote by our office or have been noted...
    Dec 9, '14
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. Texas NP license
    I'm not a NP however I know at my facility (large physician owned multi hospital organization) the facility will set up your NPI, switch your license location etc for you during the orientation. When...
    Nov 11, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Help. How bad did I botch this?
    At our work place we have anti retaliation rules in place so that managers can't fire us for job hunting. However you are now on the radar. Little mess ups like forgetting to clock in or out for...
    Sep 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. Passed Chronicity
    Passed chronicity yesterday. Thought I was going to fail when I was taking it, but I got a C. I'm now officially halfway through the exams. Onto the the lifespans! Tips for chronicity: I had...
    Mar 30, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. Was anyone able to transfer their Excelsior ADN to a North Carolina University
    I'm currently doing excelsior and live in Texas. Texas tech has said once I complete the program I should have no problem completing the rn to bsn program with them and will only have to complete the...
    Mar 27, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  19. Excelsior RN's employment outlook
    I currently work with 3 excelsior grads and my sister who is a charge nurse in dialysis has 4 out of her 9 RNs are excelsior grads and I am a soon to be excelsior grad and my current nurse manager...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. Are most LVN jobs in nursing homes?
    I'm an lvn. Got my start at LTC but after six months went to a clinic. A lot of my fellow classmates started in prison, VA, or LTC.
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. A Day In the Life of a LPN
    I work at a family med clinic in Texas as one of the phone nurses. My day consists of completing messages, doing refills, and calling patients to answer their questions or give lab results. If I get...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Chronicity
    Starting to study for chronicity today. Hope to test at the end of September. Any advice on this one? I have sg101 and the recommended books. This is my fourth test. Have completed transitions,...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. Passed reproductive
    Thank you!
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. Passed reproductive
    Passed repro today. Three down four to go. On to chronicity.
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  25. "Wait for the nurse"
    I work as a phone nurse in a clinic and with over 20 providers a lot of times patients will ask are you dr so and so's nurse? Or if a patient is being belligerent with the clerks who answer the...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations

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