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  1. Employment in California for LVN's
    I wanted to see if any LVN's are having trouble with Employment in California. I currently live in Northern California and it seems that jobs in Dept of Corrections are there ...but..I dont see...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nurses Wanted - Stat!--- get HR response within 1 hr of application
    I can really Relate as Im going through the same thing.Things are not like they were 5 years Ago.
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Why did you choose to go into nursing?
    Well..Ive been bandaging people since I was 5 years old...lol.I l wanted to be a doctor, pediatrician, but looked at the schooling time wise and $ I didnt want to do it. Especially the long hours...
    Aug 11, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. I have given Nursing my best is it not for me?
    Hmm..THIS IS THE SAME EXACT ISSUE IM GOING THROUGH!IT makes me sick that this type of issue is still going on in the U.S. I am also african american I ended up taking a position with a company who is...
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. How do you Single moms balance work and family?
    bump:spin:
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. How do you Single moms balance work and family?
    Im a 8 month old baby . I work in SNF 3-11pm shift.I use to do overtime alot before I got pregnant, but now overtime is cut out per our DON.Im acutally okay with it since I have a baby now and I have...
    Oct 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Bringing the Nurses Back
    Well said. When I was in school my teacher asked each and every one of us why we were in nursing.You know what..more than 50% of the class said that they were in nursing because one of their family...
    Jul 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. How to Write to Your Legislator
    I wrote to my Senetor 2 weeks ago. hopefully my voice will be heard.
    Jun 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Im beginning to dislike geriatrics
    i think she is allowed to take her own medication, but i might check that tomorrow when i go back to work. i told my don but she just encouraged me to set my alarm clock on my cell phone and give it...
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Im beginning to dislike geriatrics
    Im a Charge nurse for 31 patients and a lot of them are demanding.Its driving me so crazy :crying2:. I give my patients 100% my best all the time even though I have a heavy work load.I work my A$$...
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Anybody apply to Scripps Encinitas???
    Nice area. I can say I went there for my IV class and I met some people that worked for scripps and they like it. I am thinking of moving there when I finish my RN and applying to scripps.
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. should I change jobs? (long)
    I started my job at a nursing home about 3 months ago( sub Acute station- working Day shift) and I am starting to feel frustrated as well. I love my job residents and co workers, but I feel as though...
    Jan 14, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. LVN Programs In Bay area?
    City College of S.F does have a lottery .I went twice before I got picked and just graduated from there.Good Program and good teachers.You just have to keep trying.They put your name in there 2-3...
    Oct 31, '07
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. What was your firdt LPN/LVN job?
    My rate here in California is $29/hr as a Charge Nurse.
    Oct 31, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. How long did it take you to feel comfortable in LTC?
    I feel the same way. I have been orientating for 2 1/2 weeks now at a LTC with a new nurse. She does things your not suppose to do like not flushing the GT tubing, leaving meds in patients room,...
    Oct 31, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Starting my 1st job as LPN in LTC in 2days
    I just started my first job two weeks ago. I had 2 day orientation(watching videos-hippa, etc.) and had 8 days on the floor.So about two weeks of orientation which seems long enough. Im kinda of...
    Oct 28, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. nervous about new job
    I feel Nervous as well. I got my first full time job at a LTC AM Shift with a load of 27-32 patients(which I think is alot), but im excited to be finally working. I was a CNA for 10 months and Im too...
    Oct 20, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. first job as LVN
    Good luck on the position. I worked as a CNA on a subacute rehab facility and from I experienced its pretty busy .The nurses were busy as well, especially the day shift. Im a new LVN and I...
    Oct 2, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Getting started in school nursing.
    I just graduated and have a part time school nurse position. I started today and I love it.Its about $22/hr, but like the "school Nurse" said , you can work part-time at another hospital while doing...
    Oct 1, '07
    Forum: School Nurses
  20. Yay I passed the CA boards
    :balloons: Great Job Nurse. Mine took that long to get back too.
    Sep 29, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. HELP!! SAUNDERS CD 3rd edition red book or LIPPINCOTT 2500 SCHOOL EDITION?
    I just passed my Boards a week ago and I agree with the commuter. I used Saunders in combination with the Kaplan book as well.I also PM Suzanne for her study plan which works with Saunders. I passed...
    Sep 23, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Why do I always hear, why are you ONLY doing LPN?
    :angryfire This also makes me frustrating.Just when you went through hell trying to graduate and taking the board exams( then finding your results), you have to hear this comment all the time.I am...
    Sep 23, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. fired, and questioning reason
    I agree with baptized by fire. What can you do in that case just let her/him go 51/50 on everyone??!.I question too on the policy on protecting staff members. I hope you find a better facility.
    Aug 29, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. untruthful charting....
    I work at a rehab /LTC facility and im pretty new there .I was recently approached by a nurse who advised me that to stop charting that my residents are independent when they really are!!! It seems...
    Aug 29, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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