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  1. Just a rant...
    try to remember when you are done with school you will not have to deal with her and you'll have a job you love and make good money keep the faith:mad::nurse:
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. New LPN, should I go back to hospital CNA instead of long term care?
    If you have never been a cna stay at the ltc job. cna is a physically demanding job and at times you'll be treated as if you are a nothing, you get enough of that in nursing school.That said if you...
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Nursing student and over weight
    I'm a LPN,and yes I still work 12 hr shifts 5-6 days a week, by choice . Now I can take dream vacations, thats why I work so,much:nurse::)
    Sep 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Nursing student and over weight
    I know what ya mean,when I was in ns I worked full time,while in the program and when I got out of school was the 1st time in 3yrs that I got more than 3 hrs sleep. when you finish school you'll have...
    Sep 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Nursing student and over weight
    your instructors sound like very unhappy people. they need to realize not everyone is in peak performance health. my husband is thin walks alot but if he had to do 3flights a stairs he would be...
    Sep 26, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Just Fired From My 1st Nursing Job
    they were most likly getting there med pass ready before begining it.example number med cup put pt name on cup put that pts meds in cup after checking mar I have noticed alot of nurses do this due to...
    Sep 23, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New to home care and need help!
    most homecare agencies have a lot of paperwork, once you learn how to prioritize your time you'll find it much easier. maybe you should try 12hr shifts or nocs it would make things easier for you...
    Sep 22, '08
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Pay in Central Il?
    I doubt I go back to school, I was diagnoised with lupus sle while in school and the stress of the nursing program was so stress filled that I'm not sure if going back would be worth it. although...
    Sep 22, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. Hello i need some homework help.
    i choose to be a nurse,because i like helping people and the pay :yeah:i went to a community college for financial reasons. my tips would be always listen when your paitients complain of pain or show...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. A Father's Tears
    thank God for nurses like you. When I was 17 I had a premature birth my baby was 14weeks early. The nurses were great about letting my family and myself hold him after he died. This was very...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nursing student and over weight
    I too am not thin I'M a 1x. Trust me not everyone is thin in nursing. as i'm sure you will see in clinicals. Nursing school is hard enough to be sweating the small stuff. My husband who is stick thin...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Pay in Central Il?
    From what I have heard hospitals in the peoria area and bloomington treat lpn's as glorified cna's put still with the legal nursing regulations pay is 11-12 hr. your best bet is ltc or go back to...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  13. scary instructors
    some instructors are on a power trip let's face it your success in the nursing program is in their hands. I had fellow students who got all a's but had a instuctor that didn't like them she actually...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I might gag
    for me it's vomit I take care of vent pts.I thought it would gross me out since kids picking there nose makes me gag,but,I guess it's just different for me if it comes out the trach.I also,have...
    Sep 15, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. positive drug test help
    COOL I WOULDN'T HAVE A PROBLEM WITH THAT SINCE,I DON'T HAVE A DRUG PROBLEM.YOU WERE VERY HELPFUL BLESS YOU:loveya:
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. LPN Petition to Take RN Boards
    EXCUSE ME:banghead: I WENT TO A COMMUNITY COLLEGE MY 1ST 2SEMESTERS RN STUDENTS HAD THEORY CLASSES WITH US THE LPN STUDENTS THEY HAD1 CLINICAL A WEEK WE HAD 2 CLINICALS A WEEK. JUST BECAUSE YOUR A RN...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. positive drug test help
    NO,ALL STAFF HAD TO TAKE IT WAS RANDOM:caduceus:
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. LPN/LVN rate of pay in your area.
    :deadhorse:caduceus:I WORK AS A LPN IN HOMECARE FOR ADULT QUADS AND VENT PEDS PATIENTS HAVE ALSO DONE LTC PAY IN CENTRAL ILLINOIS 18-21HR BUT IF YOU WORK IN THE HOSPITAL AND THEY DON'T LIKE LPN'S IN...
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. LPN/LVN rate of pay in your area.
    THAT IS:banghead: SO, WRONG I HOPE THEY HAVE A NURSING SHORTAGE SOON.YOU DID'T GO TO SCHOOL TO MAKE BARELY MORE THAN MINIMUM WAGE HOPE RN'S ARE PAID AS POORLY:no:
    Sep 10, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. How was LPN school for you?
    It Was A Nightmare I Went To Illinois Central College. My Instructors Were Control Devils.first Thing I Learned Never Ask A Question,and Was Told The Instructor Is Always Right Even When She Was...
    Sep 9, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. positive drug test help
    I HAD TO TAKE A DRUG TEST FOR MY EMPLOYER, IT CAME BACK POSITIVE FOR DARVOCET. I HAD A SCRIPT FOR IT AT ONE TIME LOST THE BOTTLE KEPT THE LEFT OVER PILLS. TOOK SOME FOR SEVERE PAIN NOW DON'T REMEMBER...
    Sep 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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