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  1. Male Nurse Scrubs
    Its rare, the only time I saw a male nurse tuck in his scrub top was one who wore shorts with it.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Best shoes for Men at work
    New Balance 927 sound like what your looking for.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. Should I get a nice car as a new LPN/LVN?
    Why do you want a BMW anyway? Is it your dream car, is there something about having a cheap car that bothers you? If your set on getting a BMW I would get a 5 series, a 3 series like someone else has...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Any 8-5 LPN/LVN jobs out there?
    There's always hospice. I've talked to LPNs who do it and they like it because they make their own hours.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. LPN online bridge programs
    If you want to go the online route I would suggest making sure the states you want to work in will accept the program(School). Like Thecommuter said, many boards of nursing wont accept them because...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Online prerequisites during LPN program
    You could always take the easy class first semester to see how you can handle the load and take one or two online the second semester. The last class could be taken in summer if need be.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. What is your current LPN salary
    $15/hr in western IL with no experience.
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Career Crisis....
    If you type in "nj nurse" in the search field this and some other related topics come up. New Jersey Nursing Maybe you could network with one of them.
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  9. Appying to other states without license in those states
    Ya I was afraid they may just filter you out without a license. I just don't know which states have the most job opening for new grads. How is the market in New Jersey?
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. Appying to other states without license in those states
    Thanks for your input, I was thinking of applying for three of four states, but I decided to ask on here first on what others have been doing.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Appying to other states without license in those states
    Hi, I was wondering if its normal to apply for licenses by reciprocity before we apply to jobs in other states. The licenses fees add up quick. Do you guys think employers need you to have license...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. LPN with no medical experience, where to start?
    I live in the Quad Cities and went to school at Black Hawk College in Moline IL. Where did you go to school?
    Sep 16, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. I got a job!!
    Congratulations, your on your way.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Need help with LPN scope of practice
    Try reading this: http://www.ncbon.com/uploadedFiles/Practice/Position_Statements/LPNPositionStatement.pdf It also links some more information for further clarification.
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Guys, do you take this personally?
    I wouldn't take it personally at all. People have different belief systems and they may conflict with your own. In my opinion its more about them than about you; culture, feelings etc.
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. Moved out of state before they sent my license
    Your welcome, glad to hear it worked out for you.
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Moved out of state before they sent my license
    Did you contact continental testing 1-800-359-1313, 708-354-9911. I looked over the paper and their the one who mail out the forms. Maybe they can mail you another one to your new address.
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Moved out of state before they sent my license
    After you take the test they mail you a piece of paper that tells you if you passed or not. If you pass the paper says to fill out the bottom of the form along and send it with $50. After they...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. LPN Program - Bachelor's in Business - low GPA
    Some schools care more about how you did in the prerequisites than total GPA. Others may have academic forgiveness for classes you took a long time ago.
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Nclex-PN shuts at 85 questions..pass or fail?
    I think it stops at 85 if you either did really well or you did really poorly, or else it would have kept going past the 85. How do you feel you did?
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. What shoes are you getting for clinicals?
    White Croc bowen sneakers were the most comfortable for me. I had a pair of nike shox as well but I kept going back to the crocs.
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. Palm Nursing PDAs?
    I agree, my teachers in school always told us to get current books and references because the information in the industry is always being updated, especially the nclex test questions. The older...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  23. Doctors disrespect Male nurses.
    I asked quite a few males nurses about how they were treated by male doctors and their responses were always favorable. I never asked about female doctors though.
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  24. How to study/learn medications
    When I did clinicals in school we had to write down all the meds our patients were taking and look them up and submit it later. Alot of times the patients had similar meds. Depending on what...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. nursing resume
    I would try other free resources first, such as going to the career center at the school you attended. They might be able to look over your resume and give you feedback on what you need work on. Also...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help


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