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  1. Straight cath in MD's office
    I'm a nurse in a family practice clinic. Our medical assistants are not allowed to cath as it is out of their scope. Only licensed nurses can and we use sterile technique. You need to inform that...
    Dec 11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. Med Refills
    That's pretty much what our protocol is. Licensed nurses can refill based on protocol. Been seen in last 12 months and have appropriate labs. Med must have been wrote by our office or have been noted...
    Dec 9
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  3. Texas NP license
    I'm not a NP however I know at my facility (large physician owned multi hospital organization) the facility will set up your NPI, switch your license location etc for you during the orientation. When...
    Nov 11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Help. How bad did I botch this?
    At our work place we have anti retaliation rules in place so that managers can't fire us for job hunting. However you are now on the radar. Little mess ups like forgetting to clock in or out for...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  5. Passed Chronicity
    Passed chronicity yesterday. Thought I was going to fail when I was taking it, but I got a C. I'm now officially halfway through the exams. Onto the the lifespans! Tips for chronicity: I had...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  6. Was anyone able to transfer their Excelsior ADN to a North Carolina University
    I'm currently doing excelsior and live in Texas. Texas tech has said once I complete the program I should have no problem completing the rn to bsn program with them and will only have to complete the...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Excelsior RN's employment outlook
    I currently work with 3 excelsior grads and my sister who is a charge nurse in dialysis has 4 out of her 9 RNs are excelsior grads and I am a soon to be excelsior grad and my current nurse manager...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. Are most LVN jobs in nursing homes?
    I'm an lvn. Got my start at LTC but after six months went to a clinic. A lot of my fellow classmates started in prison, VA, or LTC.
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. A Day In the Life of a LPN
    I work at a family med clinic in Texas as one of the phone nurses. My day consists of completing messages, doing refills, and calling patients to answer their questions or give lab results. If I get...
    Sep 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Chronicity
    Starting to study for chronicity today. Hope to test at the end of September. Any advice on this one? I have sg101 and the recommended books. This is my fourth test. Have completed transitions,...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  11. Passed reproductive
    Thank you!
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. Passed reproductive
    Passed repro today. Three down four to go. On to chronicity.
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. "Wait for the nurse"
    I work as a phone nurse in a clinic and with over 20 providers a lot of times patients will ask are you dr so and so's nurse? Or if a patient is being belligerent with the clerks who answer the...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. legalities in giving a med
    In my state pharmacist are not allowed to change drugs without a doctors order. They can change out brand and generic but not the drug. There is a reason the doctor wrote it the way they did and it...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. A now working LPN, but I wasn't a CNA prior
    Graduated lvn school in 2011 with no healthcare experience. Was a waitress before nursing school. Was offered a LTC job 2 weeks before graduation, first day was the Monday after graduation and was on...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. How do you pay for LPN to RN online??
    I counted my books and tuition/exam fees in my taxes but you won't get all of it back. I think I got roughly 50% back. I'm paying out of pocket so I save $100 each paycheck and after two months I...
    May 16, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. Scared to be a nurse, having the responsibility of a life in my hands scares me.
    I work in a doctors office currently as an lvn. We have 3 RNs and one of them is actually the charge nurses. The RNs do phone triage all day and very seldom go in the floor. To give you numbers we...
    May 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. Thinking of becoming an LVN
    You can't get through a nursing program without the support of your loved ones. Long nights if studying and daring days at school and clinicals will take its toll on you and you are going to need...
    May 10, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. New to Excelsior
    There is a new option where they are offering online classes for each test. Idk how it works though
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. First reschedule
    I'm from west, tx. For those if you that don't onow the fertilizer plant exploded here a week ago and destroyed half the town. I was scheduled to take reproductive that Friday but obviously...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. good lvn-rn programs
    I'm doing excelsior college online right now for my rn. I live in Texas.
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. No more outpatient RN's?
    I'm an lvn at a family med clinic. I do phone nursing with 3 RNs (I'm currently in school for my RN which is why they put me here so I can have an easy transition). There are less and less rn jobs in...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  23. Question about patient complaints?
    I agree with the above postings but when you speak to HR be sure to tell them the pt brought it up because he had overheard people discussing it in the hallway this way it is made clear you weren't...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Cosigning Conundrum
    We only have to co sign on narcotic wasting and that is only because I work at a large hospital and they had issues in the past with narcotic theft. When I worked in nursing home we didn't have the...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. I'm so upset!! Locked out of jurisprudence exam
    Some people in my class got locked out when we did it in 2011. Don't feel bad you are not the only one. I actually did mine at the school so I could use the wifi and used one of the desktop computers...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner

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