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  1. Help
    Your post really brought back recent memories of my past year. Yeah, I felt my documentation wasn’t good enough either, I was always stressing about being behind and ‘covering myself’. I worked...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  2. Cost of living ...
    I've read about what the salaries in HI are, but would be interested in your opinion of the COL in HI (compared to mainland) Mainland-wise, I am used to Texas C.O.L., especially Austin, Houston...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  3. Places to live in Temple, Texas!?
    I stayed at The Arbors, which is walking distance to work, and reasonably priced. As a SWF I felt it was allright and I wasn't too worried about security. I also liked that it was across the street...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Creating a less stressful environment...
    Economics and budget cuts force MORE stress on staff. This applies to not only nursing but everyone. So at least I know that while my supervisor is putting pressure on us, someone above her/him is...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. Which is the better route to take?
    I remember reading this last year when I was in the LVN program, but I can't quote where I saw it. Levels of pay (higher to lower) were: 1) contract / travel nurse 2) LTC nurse 3) hospital nurse...
    Jul 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Staff and clinical students
    Are any of you in teaching hospitals that have experience dealing with nursing students? What would you suggest to the instructor to make it a more positive/productive experience for EVERYONE...
    Jul 12, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Health Insurance Benefits: Hosp vs SNF vs clinics
    question: what setting do you work in & how do you rate your health insurance? i live 50 mi west of austin. my first job after graduation has been in ltc; at the job interview, i was assured...
    Apr 2, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. A good job for a new LPN
    what would be a good recommended job for a new grad? hi sarah, keep up the good work studying! as a lvn grad aug. 07, i found in texas small towns that ltc jobs are more plentiful. i also...
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Roll Call, LPN to RN Students!!!
    Hi all, I'm Laine, new grad Aug 2007 and a 2nd career 55 y.o. who applied for both Rn & LVN programs, but the RN was full, so that's why I'm LVN. I've applied for the Rn Bridge at CTC Killeen &...
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  10. I was a ______ prior to being a nurse/student nurse
    Would you believe...a TAX COLLECTOR? I had a nice office job... but volunteering with the local EMS gave me the desire to do something that made a difference (and be compensated for it) New...
    Nov 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Considering San Antonio
    I'm considering a move to San Antonio, but searching this website, I don't see alot of comments....anyone know the outlook? -Nurse Lainie:idea::idea:
    Nov 24, '07
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. First Night Jitters
    OK, so by now Grad, you have gotten through the first day! Tell us how did it go? (I understand about the older part; I did the same)
    May 25, '07
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. What age were you when you went to nursing school?
    age 54 - Second career here! Even tho I qualified for both RN and LPN programs this past fall, I chose the LPN 'cuz I need the $$ soon. When we read all about the 'older patient' believe me, I'm...
    Jan 10, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The oldest student nurse!
    hi! i'm laine, and just starting the next chapter of my life. i just wondered... am i the oldest student nurse? after 27 yrs in a pink-collar job, my department evaporated. so instead of...
    Jun 23, '06
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings

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