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  1. Dialisis causes nurses to lose their license?
    Funny. I just saw a job looking for dialysis nurses. I was like no thanks! Too scared to do something wrong. That's a scary field to me for some reason. Especially as a new nurse.
    Jul 26
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. Correctional Facility Nurse
    I work at a county jail and it's not too bad. Just pop them their pills and be on your way. Most of them are on psych meds. I work prn and my facility does 8 hr shifts. The officers are really nice...
    Jul 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. LOST LITTLE LPN, what now?
    Excelsior is all online. Why don't you look into that? And some schools in your area may participate in the half online and half in school thing. There's one in my area. Good luck!
    Jul 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. What are the "rules" about being PRN?
    My facility is 2 shifts a month. Or you're fired.
    Jul 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Do you attend patient funerals?
    I have once. When I was a CNA. Nice lady. Me and a couple of my friends went to pay our respects to her and support her family.
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. How much was your lpn program?
    I graduated from therein December! Good luck!
    Jul 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. Step pay effect on older nurses getting hired?
    Yes it's true. Sorry to say. When I had to train nurses to use EMR the older nurses had the hardest time. And just when they get used to it, BAM! a new system pops along and then we have to start...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Intrusiveness and unwanted touching of pregnant bellies
    I had my daughter 6 years ago. Didn't mind one bit. Like I say different strokes for different folks. :)
    Jun 29
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  9. Have you ever puked/fainted/etc at work?
    Dang. Poor patient. That sucks man.
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Girl brain dead part deux
    How is she taking these vitamins? Crushed through a feeding tube?
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Intrusiveness and unwanted touching of pregnant bellies
    People are just happy for you and love to touch bellies because they think they may be able to feel the baby kick. I think you made need to chill IMO. I've never seen someone pregnant say they want...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. How well do you deal with vomit
    I've wondered the same thing. All you can do is wash your hands. I read somewhere that the norovirus can be airborne. Something about particles or droplets in the air from the sick person just...
    Jun 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Low gpa got accepted?
    My school was accredited and had no pre reqs or a certain GPA to get in. Just needed to pass the tabe and TEAS.
    Jun 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. Excelsior College
    Thank you!
    Jun 22
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  15. Excelsior College
    Where do you get the study guide 101 material?
    Jun 22
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  16. Scrub tops for petite with larger chest?
    Same here! I thought it was just me. I only have one top with them. I thought maybe it would have been different for you but I see we're in the same boAt. Lol
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. Scrub tops for petite with larger chest?
    I'm 5 feet, 100 lbs and have a D chest. I wear the wonder wink scrubs. Also I go to this place that sells no name scrubs and they have cute ones that are fitted and have slimming sides. I usually go...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. Falsely accused of verbal abuse
    Because of the word "damn"?! Wow. I hope everything works out for you.
    Jun 19
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Walked in on a pt rolling a joint
    OP don't respond anymore to these people. Everything you say is going to be attacked. What I would do if I saw what you saw, is just ignore it. From what you say he smokes outside. So no need on...
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Pay for New RNs in Palm Beach, Broward, and Miami-Dade Counties?
    I'm in broward and make that much as an lpn. That's really low for an RN.
    May 29
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. NOVA vs FIU Please HELP?????
    When I used to do clinicals the nurse anesthetist said that nova nurses are the worst and to go to Barry or FIU. She said the staff always talks crap about the nova nurses.
    May 22
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. First time fired by a patient
    Yep! Lol
    May 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Recently Dismissed from Program
    I understand what you're saying.
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Recently Dismissed from Program
    I wouldn't say the lpn is easier, but they won't be looking at her GPA to get in their schools. Most don't. That's why I'm thinking the other RN schools may be turning her away. A 'D' on your GPA...
    May 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Might not graduate over FB
    They can't if it's private. So i dont know how your professor could view your facebook if it is. Adjust your privacy settings and choose your friends/classmates wisely. I knew a girl who used to be...
    May 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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