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  1. Full-time single facility agency work
    I have a second interview for a job tomorrow. It's a state run mental health facility staffed by agencies. The job is full-time as though I am employed by them, but paid by the agency. There is...
    Aug 20
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  2. Question for psych nurses!
    Never. In our facility we are not allowed to enter a patient's room without another staff member either with us or standing at the door to watch. We also have cameras everywhere. They're not...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. critique my cover letter!
    Thank you- there's definitely some parts of your letter I can incorporate into mine. I love your 3rd paragraph! Don't you just love it when a patient - out of the blue- thanks you for something...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  4. critique my cover letter!
    Thank you both! I'll definitely double-check the grammer. I'll add something about geriatrics. How do you say "I just love working with old folks" in a professional way? Except for clinicals, my...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  5. critique my cover letter!
    been working as an lpn in psych for a year since graduation. the pay really sucks and we get cut a lot. looking for a prn or pt position in ltc- it pays a lot more and i enjoy working with...
    Mar 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  6. Looking for LPN/CMA in central KY
    I know this is an old post, but are you still looking?
    Feb 15, '11
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  7. Two Patient Identifiers
    Name, DOB and armband is what we're taught. However, at the nursing home where we do clinicals, the pts don't wear armbands. When passing meds, our instructor has us take the pts picture out of the...
    Nov 25, '09
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. Easy Recipes for Nursing Students
    Those breakfast burritos sound great! They've got to be better than the couple of slices of toast that I often settle for as I'm in a hurry to get to class or work.
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Easy Recipes for Nursing Students
    I marinate stuff for several days as well, it hasn't killed me yet. Usually I take the easy way out and just use plain Italian salad dressing as a marinade. You don't have to cut up the...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Easy Recipes for Nursing Students
    One of my favorites- Mushroom Stew Into crockpot put- 1 pork tenderloin, cut into 1" chunks (or whatever lean pork is on sale) 2 small packages of sliced 'shrooms 2 big bell peppers,...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. My A&P Elephant
    CNA and Psych classes are easy, and for me- so is math. My A&P class was rough, especially since I've been out of school for over 20 years. My A&P class was 4 credit hours - 3 for lecture, 1...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. LPN progam and taking pre reqs for RN program??
    Depends, what are your RN pre-reqs? Mine were A&P1, Math, Psych, and a computer class. Other classes- English 1&2, Humanities, Public Speaking for me transfered from college that I attended 20+...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. 10 day express CNA training
    Another good reason to take the class at a community college is that you'll be familiar with the equipment and it will be easier for you to pass the skills portion of the test. At ECTC, they do the...
    Aug 10, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  14. Nursing Student
    Oh, I'm not so sure about that. I was always an A student in HS and didn't have to work at it, so I didn't learn how to study. I found out the hard way when I attended an Ivy League college that I...
    Aug 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 10 day express CNA training
    I don't know about all of them, but my college does a "fast track" CNA class- I think it's two weeks long. The classes fill incredibly fast, and I think most if not all of the fall sessions are...
    Aug 9, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  16. LPN to RN near ft. knox?  Galen School of nursing??
    Elizabethtown is a whole lot closer to Ft. Knox than Galen, and much less expensive IF you can get accepted. http://www.elizabethtown.kctcs.edu/index.cfm
    Aug 3, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  17. Inexpensive Immunizations?
    I'm in the same boat. I called "the little clinic" and was told that they don't even have the vaccines in stock. I need MMR and Varicella. I found the Portland Clinic in Louisville. MMR is $45,...
    Aug 3, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  18. Taking the NLN PAX RN on Friday...
    I just took mine today, the computer version. At the end I was afraid to look at my scores because I was afraid I'd totally bombed the science part. I've been out of school for over 20 years, and...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. I want to be a nurse so bad--but don't know how to make that possible
    Where there's a will there's a way, right? I'm 43 and lost my job last fall. Right now I'm taking classes and trying to get into one of the community college nursing programs. I'm living off savings...
    Mar 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Bowling Green Tech. College - Glasgow
    No need to be offended. I realize that all the RN programs are competitive. I might have a chance getting in with a 1:4 or 1:5 acceptance rate; 1:20 or better- probably not yet. Glasgow is just...
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  21. Paid CNA training? Such a thing?
    This place http://www.indianahealthcareertraining.com/index.html says that if you get hired at a Medicaid facility, you will be reimbursed (by Medicaid?). You still have to come up with the initial...
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  22. CNA pay - Elizabethtown, Louisville, Leitchfield
    Thanks! That's about what I guessed pay to be. I've heard in L'ville it's possible to get $14-15/hr IF you don't want benefits AND you get lucky. An LPN in my Anatomy class was telling me that...
    Mar 7, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  23. CNA pay - Elizabethtown, Louisville, Leitchfield
    I'm starting CNA classes tomorrow, partly b/c it's a required prereq. for all the community college nursing programs, and also b/c I need a job that can be flexible with my school schedule. I...
    Feb 25, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  24. Bowling Green Tech. College - Glasgow
    Does anyone attend/know anything about their nursing program? It's a 2 year program for RN, but you may quit at the end of 1 year with a diploma for LPN. Glasgow's a long drive for me, but with...
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing


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