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  1. Evolution and Nursing
    Biblical creation and evolution are opposites and exclusive of each other. They cannot work together. The people that believe they do usually know little about one or the other. Or haven't given it...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  2. Should I get a nice car as a new LPN/LVN?
    Buy a decent car and use the rest to pay off your student loans.
    Jul 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. Discrimination against males in the nursing profession.
    It's not going to be an all or nothing situation. Sometimes men get preferential treatment and sometimes they are discriminated against. To say that either situation is ALWAYS the norm is simply...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Overwhelmed
    Sounds like you got hired into LTC. No matter where you are - hang in there and you'll get better at it.
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Is there a good way to wear a tie with scrubs?
    That tunic/smock thing looks neat, but I would be way too hot for something like that. I need some airflow.
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. Should I work in LTC ?
    Work LTC on PRN basis and stay with the Home Health. Then after some time you would have a frame of reference for what to do next.
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. I'm a CNA and passed LPN boards what now..
    So if you are educated as a doctor and lose your license for malpractice and get a job as a CNA then they pay you doctor wages based on your highest education?
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. You are LVN, why are you applying CNA or MA?
    Most LVN's work in LTC but I don't see that in your list. Did you not mention them OR are you not applying to them? You can work below your license, but can only work at level of employment -...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. New Male Nurse
    My memory is going... I was 44 when I finished not when I started. My memory must be something...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. New Male Nurse
    I was 44 when I started LVN school and the oldest was 10 years older then me. You 38 year old kids think life is over ;P It's tough - nursing school ain't no joke. We had one teacher with the best...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  11. HALLMARK COLLEGE- Lackland AFB
    Some friends of mine checked out Hallmark and they don't have a bridge program - at least not yet. SAC is a community college that I would recommend - but since it's a 'real' college it will cost...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Nursing Students: What do you think of your instructors?
    I went to a vocational school and we had ONE instructor that was good - she had a natural teaching ability. We were tested on what she taught in the lectures. Some liked teaching and were...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. What do you think of kaplan college ??!
    No college is going to accept Kaplan or any other trade/vocational school, BUT you can get your RN and start working while you continue your education towards a BSN. Vocational schools tend to be...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. Excelsior Students how are you preparing resumes??
    If you got good clinicals and want to mention any of those experiences then I would list it for sure. Be ready, like mammac5 said, to explain why you didn't finish there but how you learned a lot...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  15. question about keeping CNA license active
    Just check with you state agency that certifies the CNAs. Also find out how you report back them that you are indeed still working because this place probably won't do it for you like a LTC would.
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Gay male nurse concern about male patient care
    Some females don't want men to assist them. Some men don't want women to assist them. Some people don't want nurse of another race to help. Some men don't want gay men to assist them - oh well. It's...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. Excelsior Students how are you preparing resumes??
    Before I went to nursing school I took classes occasionally at a community college. No major - just whatever interested me when I had time available. I didn't graduate or even pursue a degree. I...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. Penalized for Improper Outfit. Help!
    The post I referred too was an old post with lots of responses - my memory might be wrong but I would've bet money that it was exactly the same post. Word for word the same. Don't have any real...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  19. how to write a good nurses note
    Like it was stated earlier - what is the reason they are being charted on? Was there an incident? Anitbiotics? Monthly charting? Our Medicare charting is on a checklist. So I check the appropriate...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Penalized for Improper Outfit. Help!
    Is this spam? I would swear that I've read this exact same post a long time ago.
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Advantages to being a male nurse
    I stink it up as a smelly protest.
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Do you have to count lyrica at your LTC facility?
    We count Lyrica, antibiotics, and Tramadol, but a facility down the street does NOT count Tramadol - so it isn't a state requirement [TX]. I do write the prescribed time in a blank area on a...
    Oct 21, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. No BP taken before BP meds??
    Our facility institued parameters (due to recent state inspection) to hold HTN meds if <110/60 - so we must check every time to follow that policy. A few residents have a higher parameter per orders...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. New Grad Pay in Texas?
    New LVN in San Antonio getting $19 in LTC - on the job 4 months.
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. New name for nurses who are men
    Instead of running away from the term "murse" we need to OWN it. So when you see another murse on the floor just ask - "Wha's up murse?" and keep it going like a beer commercial. If a non-murse uses...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Men in Nursing


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