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  1. New Graduate/First Job Med/Surg
    To answer Mr. Murse's question, NO LPN/LVN's can do almost everything an RN can do. Each state is a little different, but for the most part we can do the same patient care. I can not push meds and...
    Jan 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. failed 1st attempt at NCLEX,
    I studied everynight for a month. Mind you this was back in 2008, but I used the Saunders Comprehensive review for the NCLEX-PN exam, along with the Kaplan study guide. It made my self do 100...
    Jan 29
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Job Interview at the Birthing Center
    I worked as a CNA at a BC while getting my LPN. Once I got my LPN, I worked as the post delivery nurse for the moms and well babies. I loved it!!! GOOD LUCK TO YOU!!!
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Anyone getting the RN through TCN/Indiana State?
    I am currently a LPN and I'm considering getting my BSN. Wondering if anyone has or is working on their RN through The College Network and Indiana State Universitys online programs. I do not want...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Indiana State University Online Nursing
  5. What is that supposed to mean?
    Yep we are real. In my nursing program, we used RN text books. And I'm proud to call myself a Nurse!:yeah:
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    I have to say I agree with jadelpn, Donna came to you to ask you to give this med because she KNOWS her scope of practice. Why would you want to risk your license and hers for one simple error. And...
    Jul 31, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    I say BS... There are many LPN's out there that know just as much if not more than ADRN's & RN's. Hospitals around where I live did stop hiring LPN's for a while, but they soon came to realize that...
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Bye Bye Darvocet
    Yeah I heard this yestarday. Its got me a bit upset because I can't take any of the other pain medications, ie lortab, percocet, codiene... they all give me a nervous response. I itch from head to...
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Do you have to be an RN to get ONC certified?
    I recently applied for a Cancer Nurse Navigator here in my community and I am an LPN. If I get the job, (which I have a really good chance of it) I want to get accredited training and...
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  10. Help from Nurse Navigators
    I recently applied for a position as cancer nurse navigator here in my local community. I have some knowledge about what the role of the navigator consists of. I was asked/instructed by one of the...
    Nov 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Need help with review for nursing students
    I graduated back in July and then in October took a fulltime position at the Othopedic surgeons office at my hospital (I worked in OB before that). I wish that while in school that we would have...
    Apr 13, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  12. Best reasons for LPN over RN
    Well, I graduated back in July 08 as an LPN. I took a position at a doctors office and I love it. Here is my sinerio, if I go back & get my RN, I will no longer be able to work in the area that I'm...
    Mar 7, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. Thinking of becoming an Ortho Tech...
    You don't have to be an LPN or RN to be a ROT. But it will help in the pay scale area. I recently went to a workshop sponsored by ASOP. I learned how to place a cast on all extremeties & I am...
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  14. Ortho vs Med/Surg
    I worked in an clinic setting for 2months after graduating, then worked PRN at the OB/L & D department (I was a CNA in OB before graduating). Then my break came. They were going to offer me a full...
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  15. Cast anxiety
    your itching is probably d/t the swelling in the extremity. The swelling should start going down soon. Good Luck
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  16. new job
    I just started my new job at a Ortho surgens office. There are a lot of terms that I need to become familiar with, does anyone know of any good resources for me to check out? Also, if anyone knows...
    Oct 22, '08
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  17. What would you do - couplet care?
    I'm an LPN at a Birthing center, and of course I can not do labor, but I do take care of pp and nbs, with exception of pp on MAG. In our policys it states that we can take 5 patients by ourselves...
    Oct 18, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  18. Starting VN Prog. in Nov. when is a good time to study NCLEX books?
    My class didn't have a choice. We started the Saunders books the very first semester and every week we had to hand in one of the quizes that were on the disks at the back of the book. I can...
    Oct 13, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. Are these feelings normal?
    For 11months I felt the same way. I thank God for a wonderful husband, sisters and family. If it would not have been for them I would have quit the first month. Hang in there. Don't let the...
    Oct 9, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. I just passed all my prereq's and I am officially  in the PN program
    Good Luck. Just make sure you print everything off and keep a assignment calendar. You will do just fine. Make sure you read your stuff and don't let the instructors get to you. They have a way...
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. How long do I have to wait
    CONGRATULATIONS GOOD JOB. :yeah:I too had taken my NCLEX on a Thursday, found out my results on the following Saturday. I was working on a temporary license though. It took about 2 1/2 weeks for my...
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. I know I will be given negative feedback for this ...
    Not sure where you are from, but I'd go fo the NP, here they can practice on their own and PA's have to be under a doc.
    Oct 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Whoever invented scrubs, standup!
    I've been wearing my scrubs so much lately that my entire body went to pot. Went to put on a pair of jeans the other day and cr*p they were too tight, and I swear I hadn't put any weight on. Well...
    Oct 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Working as an Intern before the NCLEX?
    I worked on a temporary license for 4 weeks until I received my official license. It was well worth it for me.
    Oct 2, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. new to IHS
    Never mind. I understand. Sorry to have bothered you all.
    Oct 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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