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  1. Job Description of a Restorative Nurse
    Hello, Can anyone tell me what a restorative nurse does on a day-to-day basis? Im interested in this position at my facility but I'm not sure what the position entails...Thanks
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  2. MDS..Where do I start?
    I am working in an LTC Facility, but I know nothing about MDS.
    Jul 25, '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. MDS..Where do I start?
    Hello, I'm an LPN and I would like to become an MDS Coordinator for an LTC facility. Where do I start? I went on the AANAC website and I dont know if I should go to a seminar or just take an online...
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. New LPN to LTC need organizational tips
    Congrats on getting a job in this crazy economy!!! I am also a new LPN working in a LTC facility....I've been on the floor for almost 3 months with only 3 days orientation (crazy I know!!). In the...
    Jun 7, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. LPN looking for office work
    Can anyone suggest how to go about getting a job in a doctors office? I am a new LPN graduate and am currently working in an LTC facility but am considering looking fo a position in a doctors office...
    May 21, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  6. how to leave work frustrations at work and not at home??
    I am in the same boat as you, I'm a new nurse and have been working for a month...I go home and constantly review my day in my head, I feel guilty about having to pass on my work to the oncoming...
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. When does this feeling end...
    Thank you!!! Thank you!!! Thank you for everyones advice...like one post said, at the end of my shift I do feel better and I often think "wow, I cant believe I got through it!" I think I will try to...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. When does this feeling end...
    I need some advice, I am a new nurse and have been working at an LTC facility for a month now. Some days I find it very difficult to go into work, my nerves get the better of me. I feel nauseous, my...
    Apr 19, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. First 4 weeks feels like 4months
    I also feel the same way...Ive been working LTC for 3 weeks and I swear it feels like Ive been there for months..LTC is very overwhelming! Like the previous post wrote, maybe its not for you. But I...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Tips for Organizing Myself?
    First of all congratulations on graduating and getting a job! Im also a new nurse working LTC...what I do is I keep a small notepad in my pocket to jot down notes, also I have a census sheet w me on...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. New LPN, this is HARD.  Need advice.
    Im in the same boat, Im going on my 3rd week and work the 2nd shift at an LTC facility. I only received 3 days training as a new grad. Its only been 3 weeks but it feels like I have been there for 3...
    Apr 8, '10
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. No one told me....
    Thanks everyone for their advice! Glad to know I'm not alone in all this pain. :coollook:
    Mar 31, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Reality Shock...
    I just started a thread about my 1st week on the job....reality shock for me was how painful nursing is...at the end of my shift my feet hurt like crazy...clinicals and the real world are totally...
    Mar 29, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. No one told me....
    Well, I just finished my 1st week at my very 1st nursing job in an LTC facility....nursing skool had me fooled! No one told me my feet would HURT soooo bad!!!! I'm fine when I'm on the floor but the...
    Mar 29, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. LPN Positions in Chicago IL
    which part of chicago? how far are you willing to drive? when looking for a job i used a website idph.com i believe is the name and it list all nursing homes in illinois... i would go to their...
    Mar 7, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. When to apply for jobs?
    In Illinois, we cant apply for a job until we get our license..I dont know if Texas has the same policy. But as soon as you get your license I would apply...from my experience it takes several weeks...
    Mar 7, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. How long did it take to find your job?
    I graduated in July, took NCLEX in October and passed..in December I got 3 job offers! I accepted one and worked there for 2 weeks, had a emergency family situation and had to quit, now I'm looking...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. How did you get your job?
    I am having a hard time finding a job...I got my license in October. I was just wondering for the nurses that got hired within 3 months of getting their license, how did u get your job? Did you fill...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Help!! Seeking a good LPN or RN program at a community college
    SSC in South Holland is a good program. They do have an entrance exam. As far as understanding teachers, for the most part the teachers in the nursing program are great. The class size is not that...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. Decisions..Decisions???SSC!!
    Latinadream, I graduated from SSC in July from their LPN program, I was in the RN program but failed a class and was given the choice to go into the LPN program or take a extra classes to raise my...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  21. Unemployed Graduate Nurse
    I'm in the same boat..i graduated in July, got my license in October and was offered a job in December but it was so overwhelming and it was nights where I would have 50 residents (OMG!) so I quit, I...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. New graduate and prn position?
    spongebob...my biggest worry is I will be trained for 2 weeks then expected to be on my own after that. I have no experience at all and although I will be trained but then who knows how long after...
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Help me decide!!!!!
    VM85, thanks for the advice! last night I weighed my pros vs cons and chose to accept the position. I have orientation 12/2..i'm so nervous :crying2: and excited at the same time :yeah:.
    Nov 18, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Help me decide!!!!!
    I am a new grad and I have been offered a part time position in a LTC facility but its only every other weekend, at least for now with a chance that I may get more hours at the end of orientation...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. New graduate and prn position?
    I need some advice...I am a recent LPN graduate and recently found out about a PRN position at an LTC facility. My concern is how are you trained when you work PRN? Do I get training when I accept...
    Nov 17, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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