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  1. My daughter passed the nclex
    Congratulations to your daughter! Tell her that the folks behind the scenes at Allnurses.com are happy for her.
    Sep 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. New grad, no job: RN-BSN assignment frustration
    It's not cheating because the peer isn't stealing answers or plagiarizing. (S)he used his/her imagination to generate material for assignments that required actual work experience. It is akin to...
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Rude physicians
    Do you consult with your charge nurse or house supervisor before making these phone calls to see if they can clarify or answer any questions you have? As a house supervisor, I'm often able to clarify...
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. LPN to rn...asn or bsn
    I completed an LPN-to-RN (ASN) degree program at a school that admitted students who hadn't completed any prerequisite courses. The program was arranged to allow students to complete the prerequisite...
    Sep 22
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  5. ATI Objective Assessment for Community Health (C228)
    Getting a head start never hurt anyone. :)
    Sep 22
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  6. MA Salary
    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (a reputable source), medical assistants are paid $29,610 per year (median) as of May 2013. The median hourly wage is $14. Medical Assistants
    Sep 22
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. How is the job market in Oklahoma City or Tulsa?
    The majority of the OKC-area hospitals are paying new grad BSNs in the $19.00 to $20.50 range per hour.
    Sep 22
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  8. New grad, no job: RN-BSN assignment frustration
    I've been enrolled in an online RN-to-BSN degree completion program since May 2014. The program that I'm "attending" (Western Governors) requires that all students enrolled in the RN-to-BSN...
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Tips and tricks for new nurse
    Click on the link below to read more about LTC documentation. Good luck! LTC Charting: a Beginner's Guide
    Sep 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. I am soo confused
    You move up in your career through education, training, certifications and gaining skills that set you apart from other CNAs. Some of these skills can include phlebotomy, health information...
    Sep 21
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. LPN to RN transition
    No problem. We always welcome the expertise and wisdom that longtime nurses are willing to share. :)
    Sep 21
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  12. HOW to study for Nclex-RN
    What type of learner are you? Are you a visual learner, auditory learner, kinesthetic (hands-on) learner, or are you an old-fashioned read/write type of person? It will be easier to suggest a...
    Sep 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Has anyone work before as a healthcare management?
    Experienced nurses with the right credentials work as nurse managers, chief nursing officers, nurse executives and directors of nursing at hospitals, nursing homes, health systems, home health...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. online classes for cna to lpn
    CLick on the link below to see a list of online/hybrid LPN programs. As the previous poster mentioned, you will still need to attend clinical practicum to attain hands-on patient care experiences....
    Sep 21
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  15. LPN to RN transition
    You can earn your RN license and continue to work in LTC as a floor nurse. The major difference is that you'll receive higher pay for doing essentially the same job.
    Sep 21
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  16. CEO's/Hosp.'s making millions off of our work:(
    The high-turnover facilities remain profitable through a combination of low wages, a lack of investment in training and orientation, and sheer volume via constant admissions. I once worked at a...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  17. Nurses don't do anything
    These people already exist in several states. They're called medication aides in some states, and medication technicians in other locations. In the state where I reside, medication aides are CNAs who...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. CEO's/Hosp.'s making millions off of our work:(
    Hospitals and healthcare facilities are very different. At some healthcare facilities, the employee turnover rates are similar to those seen in the fast food industry (read: workers drop like flies)....
    Sep 21
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  19. Liability Insurance
    Insurance premiums depend on the state where you are located. In the vast majority of states, nursing liability insurance can be obtained for $100/yearly with coverage limits of $1 million per...
    Sep 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. What school to attend rn to bsn
    If you have none of the basics completed, you're going to need to complete them if you want a BSN degree. All RN-to-BSN degree completion programs require a core curriculum of general education...
    Sep 21
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  21. Help me feel better about this - Full time 8 hour nights
    I'm a hardcore night-shifter, but I only do 12-hour night shifts because I need my four days off per week to feel a sense of normalcy. I only lasted a few months on 8-hour night shifts. During...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Curious...how many attempts did it take you to pass NCLEX?
    I agree that passing is passing. However, at $200 per attempt, the candidate who needed to take NCLEX nine times to pass spent $1,800+ in mandatory testing fees that could have been used more...
    Sep 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Hurst Review
    I attended the four day live Hurst Review NCLEX preparation course in 2010 and was satisfied with the results. I learned some new material and passed NCLEX on my first attempt after answering the...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. best i quit or fired story
    Several years ago my former DON was escorted out of the facility by federal surveyors after a particularly horrible annual survey: 47 citations, with eight of those having been immediate jeopardy...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. CEO's/Hosp.'s making millions off of our work:(
    Attitudes about unionization tend to be regional. In general, nurses in the Southeast, Lower Midwest (Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma) and Texas seem to vehemently oppose unions. On the other hand, nurses...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union


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