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  1. Once again.....I'm a "nurse".....
    I thought for sure judge judy would still respect the nurse, as a professional!!!! geeze imagine if I stood up as an LPN she would have laughed at me. People have no idea what we nurses go through...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Once again.....I'm a "nurse".....
    I saw a JUDGE JUDY episode (who I love) not long ago and she ****** me off!.. I usually always agree with her choices to grill and humilate evil people. This episode was about some chic suing some...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Pros and cons of working at a nursing home/assisted living?
    I currently work at a hospital, LOVE IT~! however, I wanted a change, to work on my off days and was just hired to a staffing agency that staffs nursing homes in my area. I only did my management...
    Mar 27, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Where does an LVN new grad find a job?
    I got in a hospital as a PCA that was known for hiring lots of LPNS, i worked for a few months and once a LPN position opened i applied and had other nurses put a good word in for me and i got the...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. How to deal with grumpy doctors rushing you off the phone
    thnk you!! all great advice, I think over time I will learn to adapt, but its sooo frustrating that they cant give you 5 minutes, today i called 3 and all 3 gave me a hard time. " DOCTOR her hr is...
    Jan 6, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. How to deal with grumpy doctors rushing you off the phone
    I'm a new nurse and have such a hard time calling doctors. I got a admission yesterday and needed to call for orders and i felt so rushed.. My preceptor has been helping me write down a few things to...
    Jan 5, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. LVN job or PCT job??
    I would keep looking for a position and if not take a PCA position for now,. I graduated LPN school and got hired in a hospital really quick while i waited to take boards, then once i got my license...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Any lvn/lpn demoted or fired recently.
    No.. I was just hired as a new grad cardiac LPN..I think some hospitals are trying to obtain MAGNET status and want to hire higher level education..Which doesn't always work because its costly. If...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Criticized for being nervous . . .
    OMG NOO!!.. this preceptor is treating you like a STUDENT AND YOU HAVE A LICENSE!.. she needs to get checked ASAP by you!!.. You don't need to go by anyones speed but your own. If you keep rushing...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. ER Tech / Patient Care Tech Interview
    They will be asking alot of ' what will you do in a code" How can you contribute?. Do you know how to analyze rhythms, or do EKGS, CPR, what do you know about blood draws?, running troponin levels,...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. Nurse's getting younger
    I love 20+ years, old school nurses!...As a new nurse, I don't feel comfortable going to a new RN bc they are a RN, I feel like less than 10 years and you still haven't seen it all. I hope one day to...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Lpn- central/picc lines
    what kind of question do you have?
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. Lpn- central/picc lines
    really!! that would be weird, to ask the BON and they refuse on you. I recently asked if LPNS could take critical labs over the phone from lab, bc for some odd reason they don't let us at this...
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Lpn- central/picc lines
    LOL.. good for you... But noone mentioned 'ARTERIAL ACCESS". So your original comment wasn't needed. I was looking for current LPNS to answer my questions.
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Lpn- central/picc lines
    thank you!:)
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Lpn- central/picc lines
    Just wanted to give an update regarding LPNS using central/picc lines. I emailed the board of nursing in ohio and got a reply. "Thecommuter" venous access means peripheral or CENTRAL access, it...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Lpn- central/picc lines
    I thought this as well but my hospital seems to be less restrictive.. My main question is what does VENOUS ACCESS mean? i know peripheral venous and central venous access.. My BON says LPN can...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Lpn- central/picc lines
    My hospital policy states that LPNS can administer fluids plain thru central lines and antibiotics, no drugs thru them though, and flush. Does this protect me thru the board?
    Nov 18, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Lpn- central/picc lines
    I still don't understand, the OBN says through a "venous line" is a central venous line considered a VENOUS LINE, in which a LPN can 1) Administer the following solutions through a venous line : ...
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Need advice for NCLEX  PN!
    congrats!!!! IT WAS SO HARD! right... glad thats over lol
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Lpn- central/picc lines
    OK... I knew this would happen and i need advice.. So i just started my new position and I'm in the orientation phase, which is involving IV therapy training. I'm a LPN new grad and was in class...
    Nov 17, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Need advice for NCLEX  PN!
    I took my NCLEX-PN in October and what you need to understand is LPN's reinforce all TEACHING. My exam had so many teaching aspects to it. It assumes that the patient has had a RN explain to them...
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Discrimination, discrimination.. Tell me what you think.
    Maravillosa! dont get discouraged! the same thing happened to me, in a way. I interviewed with the nurse manager recently, had an amazing interview and she said I would be in orientation and...
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. LPN-Accepted a position on cardiac stepdown
    Thanks guys! yea i thought it seemed fair and I could live with this for awhile, I love this hospital bc they utilize the LPNS everywhere in the hospital and allow us to practice like we were meant...
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  25. LPN-Accepted a position on cardiac stepdown
    north east CLEVELAND, OHIO
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing


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