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  1. Would you go straight to RN or start as LPN?
    Exactly! Why do people have to demean people that choose a diffrent educational path? I don't get that at all...
    Apr 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  2. Would you go straight to RN or start as LPN?
    But you said "straight into nursing", so your post is easily confusing to the reader.
    Apr 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. Male student enters OB room. What do you think?
    [/QUOTE] I don't even know why the instructors make passing trays such a big issue, but they do. I thought it was my responsibility. I think its stupid to pass trays in RN training. I am not one...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. Would you go straight to RN or start as LPN?
    N stands for nurse. I'm happy with my choice to become an LVN and bridge to REGISTERED nursing, as it is allowing me to skip wait lists and lotteries in my area, and to work as a nurse while I...
    Apr 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. DKA help
    Thank you!
    Apr 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. DKA help
    They have kussmals, so they are blowing off CO2, and they vomit and are dehydrated which can lead to metabolic alkalosis so it's a compensation mechanism that is causing the labs?
    Apr 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. DKA help
    So I'm having a major confusion point on a case study. Here are the labs that are confusing me: pH 7.53, pco2 24.0, bicarb 19.8. BG of 628. Urine ketone +2, glucose +3. NA 146 Cl 106. I get an...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Cannabis, the cure all?
    I have the other kind of diabetes, I use insulin just fine, I don't make it at all. Thus the pesky insulin habit... I've heard it does do wonders for diabetic neuropathy though.
    Apr 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Cannabis, the cure all?
    If one more person tells me cannabis oil will cure my diabetes, I might actually start screaming at them... To hear this people talk, if I just mix the cannibas oil with some okra, cinnamon, paleo...
    Apr 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Thinking about becoming a 40!
    Hi, I'm just about to graduate, and 1/4 of my class is over 40. I'm over 30. I'm in wholehearted agreement that you shadow a nurse and make sure you understand what they really do all day. Here's...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Test question.
    A is my pick
    Apr 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Black Humour
    Normally I don't have any kind of stick stuck anywhere, and I enjoy dark humor but this, this ANGERS me to no end. I'm a type 1 diabetic and: A) because of insulin I can eat whatever I'd like in...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. Clinic interview
    Thank you for your response. I hadn't thought about having to work in several different areas and wear many hats, we haven't had much exposure to clinic work in my clinical class. We mainly see...
    Apr 6
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  14. Clinic interview
    I landed an interview at a local clinic for a position I'd love, Pt Care Coordinator for Chronic Conditions. I do not graduate for 2 more months (LPN/VN). They are aware of this. Since I've never...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  15. Help!!!!!!!!
    How did it go?
    Mar 31
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Was my professor out of line?
    I am a wife and a mother, I agree with your instructor. Nursing school is priority one while I'm here. In doing this my children are learning the value of hard work, dedication, and education. My...
    Mar 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Help!!!!!!!!
    I just passed mine with an 86% and a 99% chance of passing NCLEX on the first try. I actually spent a lot of time as I moved through my program trying to answer NCLEX style questions through a phone...
    Mar 25
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. Marijuana and type 2 Diabetic / school nursing
    Hi, someone said pipe up, I'm a nursing student and type one. I was slightly older, 21, but I work in peer counseling and intervention as a volunteer at a helpline that works with those who have...
    Mar 21
    Forum: School Nurses
  19. Non-FIT Nurses and FIT Nurses
    Dark mint infused chocolate from Lindor. Or talenti. I eat incredibly healthy and very low carb 99.9% of the time, but every once in a great while I need to eat my feelings, and my feelings tend to...
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Wait staff and flight attendant c/o customers
    I was a card dealer for years, and I still follow dealer memes and a casino employee group. I knew the job I was going to have when I got into the industry, but day in and day out being treated like...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Outcast in school
    Ok so odd reply, but here goes: in my class we have one outsider, who is doing fairly poorly, was never prepared in study groups, asks others to pick up slack, isn't well liked ect. To the point...
    Mar 5
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Can some one help me out with this question
    What's your rationale for ABC?
    Feb 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. Ideal diabetic diet?
    It is all anecdotal, which is ridiculous if diabetic pt's seem to sing it's praises. It's ridiculous to not throughly study it. The straight line on my dexcom and a low A1C are my proof for my...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  24. Will LPN's be around for long?
    OP, with your original question, the straight path is the fastest, but if that doesn't suit your life, an LPN program is a great way too start, plus if you hate nursing you haven't put a ton of...
    Jan 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. How long is your program?
    18 months with a summer break.
    Jan 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student