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  1. New LPN in ambulatory care, I'm doing the same job as the MA's.
    Unfortunately at my new job I feel the same way!
    Mar 18
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  2. CNA Position Hospital Interview
    If you do mention the baby at home just make sure you tell them you have reliable daycare and backup daycare for emergencies.
    Jan 21
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. Passed The NCLEX PN!!
    Congrats!!
    Jan 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. NCLEX fails on purpose?!
    My test date was December 29th a few years ago and I passed. I know everyone pretty much answered your question but schools are also being measured on first time pass rates. It would throw...
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. What are your thoughts?
    I went to Stone. I feel the program was ok. Of course there are others who felt poorly about the program but if you make a real effort you will do fine! My only complaint was the tuition. It was...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  6. informing a patient of herpes exposure
    Thanks for the tips. When blood test show positive for hsv but they don't have an active outbreak or never had an outbreak the providers like me to word it as you don't have active HSV but you have...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  7. informing a patient of herpes exposure
    Does anyone have any tips on telling a patient that they were exposed to herpes? I feel that I am causing confusion when I call a patient these results.
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  8. Clinic (Doctor's Office) Nurse vs. Hospital Nurse
    I agree! Enjoying your job means so much more. And those hospital jobs are overrated but of course there are those people who think you are not a real nurse if you don't work in that environment.
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. failed RN took PN and passed the first time
    Congrats on becoming a nurse!! But I am also curious as the previous posters on why would you waste so much money taking a test multiple times you didn't prepare for?
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Does already working at a hospital help when getting hired?
    From my experience HR always consider internal candidates first. Often jobs are posted externally a few weeks after they are posted internally.
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What are the details of ER nursing?
    In my LPN program we didn't have an ER rotation. I know that in most hospitals this would be more of an RN role. What I know now is based on personal experience going to the ER. In my situation there...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. Options other than the hospital
    Doctor offices and clinics are definitely a good choice. Yea you may not do basic hospital skills but you use a whole different set of critical thinking. All of the offices I have worked utilizes...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. NCLEX RN Tomorrow!
    Good luck!!!!
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. On working with LPNs in the clinical setting
    I'm confused at the whole LPNs being saddened by their career choice statement. But just like you were offensive in this post (even though you may not have done it intentionally) it maybe a similar...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Passed nclex on 5th try! Pvt trick works!
    Congrats Nurse!!
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. When someone asks you what you do for a living, do you say "nurse" or "RN" or "LVN"?
    I usually say I'm a pediatric nurse.
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Any lvn's working as a unit secretary?
    Would it be a career change? Why would a nurse be working as a secretary?
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. I took NCLEX-PN on 10/11/13
    Whoah!! I live in CT and the quick results took 2 days. I think the state website was also updated pretty quick. I wonder why Cali makes you wait so long. It sounds like you did well well anyway...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. I passed nclexpn!
    Congrats!
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Very encouraging and heartwarming!
    Awesome story!!
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  21. I took NCLEX-PN on 10/11/13
    How long does California make you wait for results?
    Oct 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Work as NP and bedside nurse
    I'm not 100% positive but I was told that you can work as both and that's the reason why you have to also keep your RN license active when you're an NP.
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  23. Finally done!!!!
    Congratulations!!!!
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. Lpn continuing education
    Do they have lpn-bsn programs in your area? In my area they only have lpn-rn. If you want your BSN they make you start from scratch. If it's an option I say go for it. In my area they want nurses...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  25. How much was your lpn program?
    Lucky :-)
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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