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  1. Curious...how many attempts did it take you to pass NCLEX?
    Ther weren't even computers!
    1:06 am
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Has being a nurse changed your outlook on...
    Before I wen in for knee replacement last October, I made sure to make living will & appoint a healthcare POA.
    12:55 am
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. 3years out of school and failed NCLEX
    You probably need to contact the Illinois BON to find out the rules.
    Sep 18
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  4. TNPAP and TN Board of NSG
    The BON is not there to represent the best interest of the nurse. They're there to protect the public.
    Sep 16
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Are you Tanning?
    I work private duty home care so I have a lot of down time which I consider "breaks". When I worked in hospitals, we usually took our lunch break between 2 & 4 in the morning. At the last...
    Sep 15
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  6. Are you Tanning?
    . see below
    Sep 15
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  7. Are you Tanning?
    BSNbeDONE, I had to laugh reading the part of your post about having a night shift nurse as a patient. I am a hardcore night shifter. I started working night shift in 1975 when I started nursing...
    Sep 15
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  8. Nursing note for beginner LPN, my first note..opinions?
    Thanks, I was having a senior moment with that, too.
    Sep 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Nursing note for beginner LPN, my first note..opinions?
    Just keep working on it. It takes lots of practice before you'll be confident that you're addressing everything you need to. Good luck with your schooling!
    Sep 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Getting into to nursing school with Bipolar depression and anxiety?
    Hi, bekahinpink & welcome! I, too, have bipolar. I have bipolar type 2 so mine goes more toward the depression end than mania. I also have a very long history of anxiety with panic attacks. ...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. first year texas nurse looking to move home to california
    I think if it was me, I'd start working on getting the license endorsed now. Sometimes that can take a while.
    Sep 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. What's your Myers-Briggs personality type?
    ISFJ; I've always worked Peds
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Malpractice insurance
    I was told in a nursing orientation at one of my former jobs that nurses should always carry their own liability protection because if something happens the hospital's policy might cover you but if...
    Sep 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Do you ever wonder about what it would be like to meet or speak to other members?
    "Meeting" on Facebook sounds like a great way to get to know people better; especially if you're from different parts of the country.
    Sep 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Student Nurse with a poop problem
    I'm not sure I should have been eating breakfast when I read this! Now I'm picturing a poop shower!
    Sep 10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  16. Newborn Babies Care
    Funny you should bring up this movie because I recorded it last Friday & just watched it this morning. I have no idea why they did that stuff with the baby but I also noticed she did a horrendous...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. rainbows and unicorns
    Every morning when I'm leaving work, my 8 year old non-verbal patient comes to the door with me, blows me a kiss, & signs "I love you". When he started doing this at age 3, I assumed he did the same...
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. painful reports
    Many years ago, I worked at a hospital where we tape recorded report. We almost always got out on time because report wasn't constantly interrupted for nonsense. Report in my current job is...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Do you ever wonder about what it would be like to meet or speak to other members?
    There are several people I would love to be able to meet. Most of them are "Guides" or "Moderators". Some have less experience than I but seem so much wiser than I feel. There are also some...
    Sep 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Creepy Crawlies
    There are a few threads about critters in the PDN forum. My worst one was caring for a 6 month old at home with a trach. There was no nurse in the home for about 3 hours before my shift & the...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. What's it like to be a private duty RN?
    Peds cases do not pay the highest for the agency. Most Peds cases are paid by Medicaid & are paid very low.
    Sep 9
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. How much do you make?
    I make $24.50/hour working night shift. Weekend differential takes me to $26/hour. This is for a trach/vent case. I think less complex cases are paid at $23/hour. I don't know what LPN pay rate...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. Disabled seems to have some new meaning!
    Thanks for the info. I didn't know there were actual service cats. As I said, the only service my cats would bother with is whatever they want to do! Come to think of it, though, I had a fever &...
    Sep 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Disabled seems to have some new meaning!
    I have 2 cats. The only service I've ever seen either of them do is help me type when I'm using the computer. They do so by walking on the keyboard. Let me tell you, they know some words I've...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  25. Disabled seems to have some new meaning!
    Wow! In the first place, YOU are not paying for people on disability. Their money comes from them working & paying into Social Security. In the second place, who are you to judge whether someone's...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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