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    Yeah, I agree with some of the above... If someone says your positive for "Ativan" and that is the official accusation, they're lying. If management uses that as an excuse to fire u, then perhaps...
    Dec 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Residency Programs
    My understanding of an RN residency program was that it was meant for all new hires directly out of school to improve retention rates and better familiarize the nurse with protocols and technical...
    Oct 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. How has Obamacare affected you and your employer?
    My hospital is turning a huge profit and we're seeing record numbers of ED pts, new admits, and more ppl are being signed up for PCP's than ever before. What I don't understand is why several of...
    Oct 10
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Nurse VS Respiratory Therapist?
    I was an LPN then RN and I'd like to obtain an RRT license and EMT-P cert.
    Oct 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I hate being a new nurse
    It is normal but you absolutely will get there!!!! U are probably doing great!!!
    Oct 1
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Anyone ever said something completely dumb because they were really nervous?
    Pt had a sz in church I said, "well you sure were filled with the spirit!"
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Capstone project on congenital hypothyroidism
    A thesis statement is merely a declaration of what you wish to discuss such as: "We will closely examine the pathophysiology, etiology, treatment and blah blah factors related to congenital...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Out of nowhere threatened to be fired?
    Can u do all ur charting in the pt's room?
    Sep 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. LPN to rn...asn or bsn
    I did my LPN-ASN at a community college and it cost me less than $4,000 I now make just over $5,000 per month as an RN. That program was only a year long, but that was bc I had bee. Out of school...
    Sep 17
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  10. Understaffed Surgical Unit
    Keep on trucking along
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Medic starting for RN
    I've worked as an LPN in the ED alongside several medics. I went back for my RN with many of them. The medics found the transition to be somewhat easier than my LPN peers that worked in LTC, but...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Hey so young nurses, are we really making "that much"?
    I feel RNs make quite a fair chunk of change. I def need to stop eating out tho.
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Some advice, I hope it helps.
    This was a great post!! Kudos!!!! Although, I think we make very good money as RNs! For the first time in my adult life (30 years old), I can afford to take a vacation somewhere. I can actually...
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Oh you're a Nursing student?
    lol... i always tell them how great it is to make such insane money and only have to do it for 3 days a week! As an RN now, in 72 hours I make (without overtime) what I used to make in 96 hours as an...
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. The DEU Model of Nursing Education
    A Designated Educational Unit certainly sounds like a great idea. During my PN and ASN programs, many students talked of a similar method. Particularly, the LPN-ASN students, having already been...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Do you think nursing programs can benefit from more rigorous prerequisites?
    i felt the pre-reqs were more difficult than actual nursing school. I will also say that microbiology and advanced A&P were two of the most beneficial classes I've ever taken. They actually improved...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Bsn or lpn-adn not your usual argument
    LPN to ASN was just jumping through a few hoops. It was a joke. It also cost me less than $4,000 to do my LPN to ASN bridge. I am going back to do my BSN which I expect to be just a bunch more hoops....
    Sep 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. morning report
    I wish I could do that.
    Sep 6
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Failed NCLEX 2X
    1. Talk to your school if they have remediation / NCLEX prep courses 2. Kaplan has a thorough course you need to pay for, but they guarentee passing. 3. Do as many practice questions as you...
    Sep 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Tuition cost
    My LPN+ASN was less than $12,000 and I left school debt free. My RN to BSN is going to be approximately $8,000 - $12,000 dollars; which is how much I make as an RN in just 2-3 months. However,...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Too much stuff behind ID badge!!
    yah..... I have just my 2 IDs front and back with my access card sandwiched between them. Even my big, heavy, red, RN tag I simply hung up in the same glass case as my Diploma. Screw all those badges...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. Long-term care/SNF
    zomg; stay in the doctor's office!!!!!!!!!!!
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
    the planner was really the biggest thing for me... that and hard liquor... seriously.
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. LPN/LVN salary for 2013/2014
    Acute Care hospital LPN pay without previous acute care experience in Indiana is $14.35 but with shift differentials it averages about to $16.50 .... in those few places that still hire them.
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
    I was always deterred from any and all LPN to BSN programs when I looked into them because of a variety of reasons. 1. I refused to retake all of my med-surg, pharm, and other PN classes over...
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student

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