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  1. Thank God I did NOT do TCN!!
    Yes, this site is so great for information about Excelsior, ISU etc.
    Sep 23
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Advice needed..
    She must have made a lot of $$$$ ! :)
    Sep 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. A new puppy!!
    My patient got a Rottweiler puppy! Luckily she is very smart and gentle. She's one now and will escort me to my car when I leave! I don't have a problem filling an empty water bowl or letting her...
    Sep 23
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. What's the furthest you had to travel for a clinical?
    1 hour because the hospital they usually used had a nursing strike
    Sep 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. It drives me nuts when....
    ......the staffing mgr calls my cell phone when I am working and then when I don't answer calls the client's house phone. I mean if it's not urgent leave me a message and I will call you back. I...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. How much do you make?
    $24 hr weekdays/ $1 shift differential weekends, my heath insurance is $400 a month!
    Sep 9
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Can a patient be forced to diet?
    Well in LTC certain residents are on restricted diets that the facility must comply with. However, they are free to bring in some more food or go out to eat with family, etc. I would never take...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. A Bit Annoyed
    I never thought of this! I travel with my patient out of state every month! (It's 15 min away). I wonder if I should apply for the license?
    Sep 9
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. NJ Board of Nursing - What the Heck?
    I applied early too. Took Nclex Jan 3, 2013, license Feb 25th. When i graduated LPN school in 2005, everything was much faster.
    Jul 4
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  10. Villanova or Northeastern U Online RN to BSN
    Villanova has an excellent reputation here in the Philadelphia area. Just an FYI.
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. WGU RN TO BSN start July 1st!
    Tenatively scheduled to start aug 1. That's if my financial aid goes through.
    Jun 10
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  12. Burned out and hate nursing
    My pt has a silver trach too, lol. I have to polish it.
    Jun 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. How much financial aid did you receive?
    Not trying to be nosy, I'm just concerned I won't receive enough for tuition. I only have 5000 used for my undergrad max.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  14. New WGU application code
    It worked, thank you!
    May 30
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  15. Oh, the places you'll go!!
    Williamsburg VA, casinos, Phillies Games. My friend has been to Taiwan, South Africa and Spain with her client!
    May 27
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Finished my MSN this morning - ask me anything!
    Hi! Congrats to you! My question is are there any group projects in any classes?
    May 26
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  17. Terrified about student loan debt. ADVICE
    If you default on a gov loan, it can affect your nurse license. There is a section on the application regarding this. Just an FYI.
    May 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Preferred Home Health Care Agency?!
    I tried to get a job with my agency for peds trach/vent when I had a year's experience at subacute/LTC. They sent me to a two day pediatric class (CE's awarded and free) and then told me I needed...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Tired of unpaid OT
    Things are better. I don't know if it is because I spoke with client and mom, or it's nice outside and he wants to get out. Either way, client has been getting up earlier so I can leave on time....
    Apr 14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. Tired of unpaid OT
    You're right. I need to be more assertive about this and stop worrying. I am going to start today.
    Apr 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. Tired of unpaid OT
    I know. I have to stop being so nice.
    Apr 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. Tired of unpaid OT
    My client (an adult) stays up all night on computer and wants to sleep all day. He requires a liot of care but refuses to allow me to begin until the last minute. No nurse follows me. Mom says all...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. Do you know this nurse?
    I ran into that nurse a lot in LTC. Nurses would brag they worked 24/7 (agency nurses) then I found them sleeping in empty rooms at 10 am. They were blacklisted from my facility after that so what...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. opinions please?
    My agency is always on top of it but this winter they let people slide if they proved they registered for a class and it was canceled or rescheduled. I personally think they should offer it to...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. LVN New Grad. Should I take this job? Please help!
    That's a normal ratio on night shift, unfortunately.
    Mar 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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