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  1. Help, Need Study Guides/Practice tests for homehealth/Agency/Pvt. Duty tests for job
    Does anyone know of study guides for home health nurses, to study for the pre-employment, core competency tests, the agencies give? I'M looking for study guides/charts/flashcards/cheatsheets etc.on...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. What do you tell people who want to be nurses?
    Hey, did you guys read "simonemyheart?" How sad. I feel so bad for her. When I read her feelings about bec. a nurse, it pulled at my heart. I hope and pray, she can feel better about her profession,...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. What do you tell people who want to be nurses?
    When I find out someone is interested in nsg, I'm very happy for them. I do anything I can to help and encourage them, because I love being a nurse myself. But lately, I'm starting to agree with a...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. "Just" an LPN
    Shame on me for jumping on the band wagon...but I can't resist. A close friend of mine enrolled in a large RN/LPN refresher course. On the first day of class, they had the students line up to turn...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Any LPN to ADN students at Pima Medical Inst. in Mesa, AZ.
    Are there any LPN's going to (or considering) Pima Medical Institute's LPN to ADN program in Mesa. AZ? Please share any info. The positive and negative aspects of this school program. Thank you so...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  6. Which agencies give "un-timed" pre- employment tests?
    Please tell me which home health care agencies give "un-timed pre-employment online tests? I know my material, but would'nt mind a little extra time go over my answers. Thank you for your help.
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Which agencies give "un-timed" pre- employment tests?
    Please tell me which home heathcare agencies or registries give "un-timed" pre-employement online tests? I know my material, but would'nt mind a little extra time to go over my answers. Thank you for...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Which agencies give "un-timed" pre- employment tests?
    Does anyone know which Home Health Agencies give "un-timed" pre-employment tests for home healthcare nurses? I know my stuff, but would'nt mind having a few extra minutes to go over my answers. Thank...
    Jan 17, '12
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  9. Do LPNs/LVNs have to give up their license to work in dialysis?
    I was told by the head nurse at a Phoenix dialysis center, that in order for a LPN to work there, she must give up, or relinquish her nsg license. Then she could work in dialysis as a patient care...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  10. What is the starting salary for nursing home LPN/LVMs?
    Thank you to all who responded to my question. i appeciate your help.
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. "After the Fall"  LTC/SNF Nursing Know-how 101
    I know many may want to "file" this question under the "duhhhhhhh, column of basic nursing" but I would like info on the protocol and proceedures of nursing care after a pt falls. Please share how...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. How to organize my time as agency nurse in LTC facility?
    I too, like to get to the nsg station 30-45 min early and start planning my day, but sometimes I run into a few glitches. The MARs may not be available, as the prev shift nurse is still passing meds...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  13. How to organize my time as agency nurse in LTC facility?
    This is a ? for PhillyBSN. You mentioned, "you usually don't chart until at least the first half of my meds are done." Can you please elaborate. Do you mean half of the meds during the medpass?...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  14. Who's giving report, anyway?
    I agree with you. It's not "safe patient practice" when nurses don't take the report seriously. I always listen very intently to the report I'm given, and I expect the same courtesy and respect, and...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Question for those who work the 11pm-7am shift
    Oh, and By the way, GET YOUR OWN MALPRACTICE INSURANCE and keep it quiet. Your facility's insurance company only cares about the facility. Call NAPNES for referral numbers. It's the best $110.00 I...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. 101 Things I Wish Id Known Before BOLC...
    What do BOLC mean?
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. What is the starting salary for nursing home LPN/LVMs?
    Please tell me the starting wage/salary/pay for nursing home LPN/LVNs? Thank you for your help.
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. what can I use my BSN outside of nursing?
    I have heard you can work as a substitute teacher with a bachelor's degree. Double check first. Good Luck to you and your family.
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What are the duties of LVN/LPN in a Corrections Facility?
    Please describe what is involved being a nurse on a corrections unit? What kind of tasks do they LVN/LPNs do with the inmates? Is it a scarry environment? Do you have to adopt a tougher or harder...
    Jul 14, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Help
    We may want to be careful about assuming that the food on the med cart meant that the nurse was eating as she passed meds. Some keep a couple of pkgs of cheese and crax or PB and crax on the cart...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  21. How does working for Assisted Living Facility Differ from LTC/SNF for LVN/LPNs?
    :nurse:I currently work at a LTC/SNF Nursing Home. I enjoy my job, co-workers, and patients.:yeah: But the huge work load, nurse/patient ratio, and the "never ending" med pass, is pretty overwhelming...
    Jul 12, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Question for those who work the 11pm-7am shift
    You are correct. That's exactly what you do!:idea:
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. How do VA and state nursing homes differ from "for profit" nursing homes?
    I am curious to learn about Veteran's and State Nursing homes.:nurse: How do they differ from "for profit" LTCs/SNFs? Do they use the low-tech paper MARS with med sheets in a 3-ring binder, or do...
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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