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  1. Routine meds for hospice use
    atropine (opth gtts given SL) and Levsin
    May 1, '11
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  2. Hospice nurse "survival kit"
    Thanks for all the great suggestions! I'm very excited about this gift :)
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. Hospice nurse "survival kit"
    Hi all! I am a crisis care (continuous care) LPN that works 12 hours shifts. Our department is having a picnic to help promote department morale and camaraderie. We will be having games and door...
    Sep 23, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. How do you handle the smells and control your gag reflex?
    I totally get what dajulieness is saying. I'm a hospice nurse and do all one-on-one care and when I'm cleaning a patient all I try to think about is how much better they're going to feel when they're...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. So my heart broke when I saw this patient....
    I did something like this yesterday. I'm a Hospice crisis care nurse and my pt the last two days lives in an ECF. Her husband is her roommate. My patient herself had no problems with the facility...
    Jan 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Wow, now what?
    My insurance company would have given us a discount on our auto policy if I was an RN, but because I'm an LPN we did not receive the discount.
    Jan 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. SAHM of 2 young kids wants to be a nurse. Realistic?
    I started LPN school and went full time while my kids were 2 and 5. Now they're 3 and 6 and I'm in RN school full time and work full time. It's definitely doable, you just have to be committed to...
    Oct 14, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Doctor's Fiancee yelled at me
    None of us Nurses would be Nurses, and none of the Doctors would be Doctors, if it wasn't for Teachers!!
    Sep 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Doctor's Fiancee yelled at me
    I'd choose to marry the man I did. He's a blue-collared worker that gets his hands dirty every day and works his butt off. You know what he has to offer me?? A warm hug on the worst of days, a secret...
    Sep 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Did I Miss Something?
    Geez, AngelfireRN. Didn't your vows say "to have and to hold, to honor and cherish, to wash your dirty underwear, and have a hot dinner on the table every night - all while working a very strenuous...
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. YOU did it!!!
    Awesome post!! Congratulations to you!! YOU did it!
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Did I Miss Something?
    My daugher would be "African-American" I guess - her dad was from Cape Town South Africa and I was born in raised in Ohio... but she has blonde hair and blue eyes and painfully pale skin. LOL
    Sep 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Did I Miss Something?
    It doesn't matter that I do cook for my husband probably 5 nights a week... my family and my husband's still make jokes about "Why did you even bother to put a stove in that kitchen since she never...
    Sep 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Frame for RN license
    I purchased a floater frame. The actual frame is probably 10 x 13 inches and my 8 x 11 certificate (I don't get a paper license either) "floats" between two panes of glass. I found mine at Kohl's....
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. New grad with no clinical skills
    I just graduated from LPN school in April. I don't know what it's like everywhere else but here nursing schools are popping up everywhere - and these schools are fighting for clinical locations. When...
    Aug 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Annoying google ads
    Agreed! It threw me off at first, I thought there were no responses to a thread and I wasn't scrolling down far enough.
    Aug 6, '09
    Forum: How To Use Site
  17. time-off to raise children
    I'm still looking for my first nursing job, but as a previous stay at home mom, I have to tell ya that you will probably be grateful for a chance to get out of the house, away from kids, and having...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. No time off for new dad!!
    I am yet another story of 1st marriage - fancy big wedding, marriage lasted 6 months... 2nd marriage got married on the Vegas strip just the two of us and look back on the wedding as the most...
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Questions about Sinclair LPN to RN fast track
    Hi everyone! I graduated with my LPN from RETS in April and passed my boards at the end of June. When I graduated in April, I decided to sit out a term before returning to RETS for their ADN...
    Jul 14, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  20. BON question :)
    I tried to call the BON to check the status of my registration. All I could get was a voicemail. I left them a message on Tuesday, they called me back on the following Monday - after I had already...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. For mrsraisinkain
    I'm digging up a REALLY old thread. I just wanted to say that I graduated school in April. I took my boards on June 26th and was posted on the Ohio Board of Nursing Website on June 29th with an LPN...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. BON question :)
    Hi! I'm in the Dayton area. My last day of school was March 27th. My school submitted my registration and it was received by the OBN April 20th. I started showing "pending" on their website June 4th....
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  23. BON ATT frustration
    Hello. I'm a new LPN in OH. My last day of school was March 27th and my application was mailed in by my school April 20th. I started showing "pending" on the OBN website on June 4. I got my ATT on...
    Jul 2, '09
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  24. NCLEX-PN Help
    This is who my school arranged to come and do a review for us. I'm not sure of your location but it's worth a shot to check. I thought they did an excellent job. http://www.sylviarayfield.com/
    Jun 30, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Help!!!  Did anyone take the test on a Friday?
    I just got the "unofficial" results off Pearson's website by paying for the Quick Results and it says "pass" but my BON hasn't updated it on their website yet. I'm really excited but I will feel a...
    Jun 28, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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