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  1. How is this school compated to other online schools
    Thanks, that clarifies a lot. My kids are older now so it will be easier to study. Aside from them bickering they do give me my space. I will inquire more from their program after I read up on it more
    Feb 26
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  2. How is this school compated to other online schools
    Ok so I have to retake all my classes again. That stinks but it had been like 10 years. As long as I get my Rn then I will be happy
    Feb 26
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  3. How is this school compated to other online schools
    I must of read it wrong in guessing. Could of swore it said would accept any length for those subjects as long as it was an accredited college
    Feb 26
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  4. How is this school compated to other online schools
    Hello, I was thinking about going back to school after being an Lpn for over 20 years. I've taken most pre requisite courses such as A&P and micro as well as English comp one and two. I've read that...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  5. Male Incontience control WITHOUT penis
    What about a supra public tube.
    May 16, '13
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  6. New TV Show- Nurse Nation on MTV
    When is this show supposed to air. The description sounds good so far. Doesn't sound too demeaning.
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  7. LVNs in the ICU
    I'm in New Jersey and can do virtually everything except drawling blood from a pic and Iv push meds. Other than that we do NG tubes and even chest tubes etc. we are responsible for our patients...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  8. I Hate Being Bipolar. It's AWESOME!
    I've told my co workers. They all know as well as my family and friends. I don't care if they know or not. I'm a good nurse with a big heart. I'm medicated and when I go over the deep end at least...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  9. I Hate Being Bipolar. It's AWESOME!
    I too, have been diagnosed with bipolar 1 for about 6 years. My husband took the time to research it and took me to my doctors which saved me. I was being reckless and out of control. My problem was...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  10. Mandated cancellations
    That's the thing, we just hired a bunch of new nurses and I was saying they won't stay because of no work. I did have the time to spare but now I used up all my days to be cancelled. I don't feel...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Mandated cancellations
    Like I said ,I've been with this company for 15 years. I've never saw it this bad. I have PTO time and accrued sick time as well as 4 weeks vacation. I'm grandfathered in!One would think I would...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Mandated cancellations
    I live in New Jersey. We never had to be mandated before. I feel as though is a problem between the company. They opened up two other facilities in pretty much the same location. We're competing with...
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  13. Mandated cancellations
    My work just told us that they are now doing mandated cancellations. We were all hired for 40 hours and are now working 32 or less. The problem is , the census is at its all time low. Some are afraid...
    Apr 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  14. Bladder Scanning Question
    No problem😜
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. Bladder Scanning Question
    The patient could of been retaining fluid (a cities). I've had a patient that had abdominal distension and parenthesis in the past, and it was her abdominal fluid vs bladder. Bladder was empty. ...
    Apr 15, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  16. Patient asked me what an IV med was for..i didnt know
    My job allowed me to get Iv certified. I've been at my current employer for 15 years. But the pharmacy your facility is with may do Iv certification classes as well. Good luck.
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Patient asked me what an IV med was for..i didnt know
    I've been an Lpn for 21 years and been aloud to hang and start an Iv for 12 years now. I work in New Jersey and I'm Iv certified. I can maintain all lines,hang Iv antibiotic and other meds. I can...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Washing hands
    No deficiency. We were deficiency free!
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Washing hands
    No the state survey wants you to dry your hands then get a new towel to turn off faucet. I did it the way your saying last year and was told I washed my hands well. But it does make sense to use...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Washing hands
    That makes sense. We were inservice real quick but no explanation. Thanks for replying. Wanted to give my friend an explanation.
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Washing hands
    Had our state survey and was told that after u wash and dry your hands that you need a fresh towel to turn off faucet!! Was never taught that in nursing school and looked up several sites on the...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. wound care on outer ankle/pressure ulcer
    I think it is probably fascia tissue. Ur best bet is to use adaptic and wound gel in my opinion. Ca alignate is for draining wounds.
    Feb 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Needlestick trauma
    Thank u very much. This kind of drug,enzyme replacement therapy, causes reaction at the infused site but not known as the opposite site. And your answer sounds sufficient. Have a great day!😊
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  24. Needlestick trauma
    any insight would be helpful
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Needlestick trauma
    Had a nurse attempt to place an Iv in the patients right anticubital and missed. Went to the left and the patient started having welts, redness and inflammation on the opposite arm. Patient took...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety


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