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  1. Debating on becoming an LPN over RN
    I myself am an LPN. In my area no oncology specific hospital would look at me let alone hire me. It's RN's only. Go for your RN especially if that is the field you want, good luck, either way it is...
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. interview today...only went ok
    I hear you on the hubby front, good luck being sent your way :)
    Aug 10, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Nurse locator devices...
    Wow, those systems sound awesome, esp churchsgirl. All we use is the intercom system through our phones in the building. If you're in a pt's room you can't hear it. Which is quite a pain when there...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Have you seen this person?
    So sweet, thank you for sharing.
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. The Little Girl in Room 421 (creepy)
    This is the reason I dislike overnight lol! :)
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. So sad, Nurse Assaulted
    ugh disgusting.
    Jul 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. failed Nclex for the 3rd time.
    You can also borrow NCLEX books to study from at the library. That way you can save money!
    Jul 4, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Can LPN's work as CNA's, PSA's, or MA's?!?
    I am an LPN and I tried to get a job anywhere after months of looking for a job. Every time I tried for a "lower" position I was told I had too much experience which was absurd because I had no...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. LPN's who are going on for their RN ...
    I plan to go on for my RN, but I also have lofty goals that have nothing to do with money. I like the education and there will be more jobs available. You are correct though everyone is having a...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  10. Disappointed...
    Well I just got my first job. I was so excited. They told me during the interview they had weekends available. Part-time, which was fine until full-time came available somewhere. They called today to...
    May 16, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. First job interview! Help!
    I just had my first interview last week and had my second yesterday, needless to say it was the scariest thing. I went over common nursing questions that I found through this site. On my first...
    May 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. How much time elasped between graduating and taking the Nclex
    I graduated almost the last day in January got my ATT about the second week of February, online by the way. The only day in february to take the test was the next day so I scheduled it for the second...
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. How is the job situation for RNs and LPNs near Philly area/suburbs?
    I just graduated from an LPN program in January and I've been looking for a job since then. Most places in Philly want at least a year or more of experience so if you could volunteer or try to work...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  14. Can an LPN/LVN discontinue an IV?
    In Philadelphia, we can D/C IV's as well.
    Feb 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How many LPN's had phlebotomy including in their course?
    We have an IV course which teaches us everything you need to know about starting, maintaining IVs etc. But no phlebotomy, although our teacher is going to try to include some info for us because we...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Suggestions for an eager student!
    I've had this happen to me quite often at clinicals. Just keep doing your best, it's really nice when you change these nurse's opinion of students. That said, it's not always going to happen. We had...
    Sep 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. any suggestions ?
    Well it depends, are the ones for theory comfortable enough to be on your feet all day long? If so then use the same ones if not buy a new pair, ones that will keep your feet happy.
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. LPN Students- Where are you doing your clinicals?
    We have been all over the place or our clinicals. The first couple of weeks we went back and forth with two nursing homes, a hospital, and an acute care facility. Now we have maternity which is only...
    Jun 28, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. Why Not???!!!
    I'm very sorry this happened. Some people are just small minded, hope things get better for you.
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. travel time to school
    Wow, some of you are really dedicated. I travel less than a mile to school, and my furthest clinical I believe is maybe 5-10 miles away. I only make a guess because we haven't gotten a list of where...
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. How many hours a night do you spend studying?
    Ok you all make me feel awful. I study maybe a couple hours a week if its a midterm or final i go all out but otherwise just usually read through it. With that being said though, everyone is...
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Scope of practice
    In Pa we can work pretty much where ever and do almost everything. The one thing we cannot do is push iv meds and I don't think we can do pic lines, but otherwise we're able to do everything an RN...
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. So, what color are your school uniforms?
    We have to wear green scrubs to class with white shoes and if it gets cold we can wear a white only shirt under the scrubs and for clinicals all white everything. Should be fun. :)
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. CNA's and Fire Power
    Wow, that's awful. I'm really sorry that this happened to you.
    Jan 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What Is The Total Cost Of Your LVN/LPN Program?
    1.what's the overall cost of your program? $22,000 2. if u qualify for financial aid than what's the remaining amount that u have to pay overall? i qualified for finacial aid but still had to...
    Dec 29, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student