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  1. LPN + Oregon
    I live in Oregon and I work at one of the clinics with the VA as an LPN. I'm a happy camper with the VA over all. I've also noticed that the VA hospital hires LPN's on the floor. Not for all of them...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: Oregon Nursing
  2. My short adventure in nursing land.
    HEY! That is pretty spiffy. I work for the VA myself and this NP at my work was telling me that the VA paid her way through NP school. Just saying. :) Congrats
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  3. Possibly starting ADN at Excelsior as a Paramedic
    Hey!!!! I live in Oregon too! I also work for the VA, not at the main hospital but one of the clinics...although I don't live that far from the main VA hospital. I just sent in all of my transcripts...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  4. California Excelsior graduate after 2003, pls help!
    No matter what happens, hold your head up high and be proud that you have made it this far. I wish you the best of luck with everything. When it comes to applying for the jobs with the VA keep...
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  5. How much do you owe in student loans?
    I've been going to school on and off since I graduated high school in 2005. I finally finished all of my pre-req classes this last December at the community college. I also got my LPN in 2011. At the...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. California Excelsior graduate after 2003, pls help!
    If you were to get a job with in the Veterans Affairs healthcare system they don't care where you got your RN through. So if you are licensed in one state as an RN and then worked at the Veterans...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Post interview wait for the va Hosp...
    Sounds like you are in the green now! It still takes forever at this point it feels like. After I got my tenative offer in sept 2012 I didn't start working until dec 2012.
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Post interview wait for the va Hosp...
    While in my LPN program I did my clinicals at the VA. After I graduated and passed my NCLEX....I applied to the VA 5 times. On my 5th attempt I got two interviews at two different clinical's within...
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  9. Pay check??
    I was happy and sad at the same time. I was happy with how much I was making...but then I was sad with how much is being taken out for taxes and for health insurance...so that's over 540 being taken...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. what did you do before that you miss now?
    Sometimes between all the stress you need to take some time out for yourself and do what makes your soul happy. If you don't do that every now and than between it all you will go crazy. For me, I...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. Accepted a new job in telephone triage!
    I'm going to be doing a lot of that with my new job. I don't know about you but I'm super nervous.
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  12. Merry Christmas i am a grown up now!
    I got two gift cards for scrub shops! Those things aren't cheap. lol Congrats on passing your NCLEX
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. is it really that hard to find a job as a LVN?
    I live in Oregon and I just got hired on at a clinic with the veterans affairs (VA). I feel so fortunate to be hired on with the VA because there are so many opportunities for LPN's. My dad is a...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Anyone from WA state gone through Excelsior LPN to RN?
    Hello there! I live in Oregon. I'm going to let you in on a little secret. If you take your NCLEX here in Oregon and get your RN here...then endorse your license to Washington and you won't have to...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. Microbiology Study Tips
    After I posted it, it showed up a little weird. I'm really sorry about that. My classmate typed up the notes we came up together with on her mac book, which she then sent to my PC...which then of...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Unsure about Nursing
    I think that you are wise to be taking that CNA program. Finish up those last classes and work as a CNA for a while and see how you feel afterwards. Then turn around and get your CNA 2 acute care and...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Microbiology Study Tips
    If your instructor uses powerpoints use those and write your notes on them. Flashcards are very helpful. I used colorful notecards and printed colored pictures and pasted them onto my notecards....
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Help!! Can't find an Lpn job in MI
    I got my LPN oct. 2011. I didn't land my first LPN job until Jan. of this year. Keep your head up high and keep applying, you will find your big break at one point or another. Good luck.
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. I GOT THE JOB!!!!!
    I did my clinical's with the VA my last term of my LPN program. My dad is a veteran and I had him ask a lot of question's when he would go to see his PCP (well question's for the staff that is). Many...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Got My Dream Job!
    CONGRATS!!!!!! I know that it is the best feeling ever to get your dream job!!!
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. I GOT THE JOB!!!!!
    This makes me feel good reading this. From what I've heard from other people, they really enjoyed working there. I plan to stay with in the VA system until I retire. I'm sure that since you've worked...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. I GOT THE JOB!!!!!
    Hey cowgirl2nurse, I just sent you a PM. If you are unable to get my message please let me know. I am more than happy to answer any questions you may have. Might I also add, even though I had my...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. I GOT THE JOB!!!!!
    Thank you! It has been a long haul to make it to this point...10 months...never give up! I also wish you the best of luck on your NCLEX. Remember, you have five hours to take it, take as much time...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. I GOT THE JOB!!!!!
    Scrubwearer I am wishing you the best of luck in finding a job with the VA. Don't give up, and keep trying. Everytime see you job postings on USAJOBS.gov, apply. That's what I've been doing. Even...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. This IS nursing school!
    You sound just like me when I was in my LPN program. I was scared to death to fail a class because that mean's you have to wait six months before you could go and retake that class...not only just...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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