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  1. How long did you wait to go back to school?
    You inspire me. I received my LPN license in 2005. My plan is to return to school early next year. My long term goal is to be a ARNP. I have worked in mental health for the last 6 years and can't...
    Aug 3
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  2. Dade Medical College Nursing Program any graduates?
    So how did you make out?
    Apr 12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  3. Miami Dade College Nursing Program 2014
    I think you are referring to the P.E.R.T. It's similar to boards; it gives questions already answered correctly. So, in the that respect, it actually helps you to pass.
    Apr 12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. MDC College Bridge/Transitional schedule
    I know this thread is a bit dated...but I am considering Miami Dade's bridge program. I would like to know if clinical rotations are still on weekends. Is psych rotatation weekdays/mornings? If...
    Dec 13, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Why nurses don't want to be identified in public?
    Whenever, I wear scrubs in public I feel like a rock star...that's how much attention I get. Most people admire the salary attached to nursing. They assume you make this astronomical amount of...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Any LPNs working at Fort Gordon
    I noticed an opening at Fort Gordon base in or just outside of Augusta, GA. I am from Georgia, currently living in Florida. I am considering a move back home. I was just wondering if anyone could...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner...please help
    Thanks...I really appreciate ALL the feed back. You guys are the best...God Bless.
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner...please help
    Thanks so much...will do.
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Why Do People Bully Me?
    Any one could be the target of a bully...but you should focus on what makes you so appealing to a manipulative personality. Have you been told your are too nice? Are you extremely compliant?
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner...please help
    Hi, I am returning to school this year...and I am torn between psychology and nursing. Currently, I'm a psych nurse, LPN, for the VA hospital Miami. I am stationed on PTSD...and I find my job very...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. New excelsior testing site in Fl
    *http://allnurses.com/images/new2.gif NCH-Downtown/NCH-North, Naples, FL (Site Specific documents) NCH Downtown and NCH North provides personalized care for over 30,000 patients a year...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  12. student at Excelsior College
    Hi...I can't help with the question you asked...however, perhaps you could be of help to me. I am considering Excelsior and I would like to know what type of entrance tests they require...thanks
    Jul 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Student nurse violates confidentiality on floor
    Welcome to nursing...where everything is not always done by the book...that said ;). I don't agree with what this person did...but I know that nurses sometimes talk way too much. You stated that...
    Jul 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Broke LPN in S. Florida
    Hi, I feel your pain...I've heard that the Broward bridge is no joke...a coworker just failed their program and is headed for Miami Dade...So, you are in my prayers...and I hope that you find a job...
    Jul 12, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Using life skills in place of prerequisites
    What do you think about life skills in the place of prerequisites? There are nursing programs that accept them...if the nurse has atleast 2 or more years of experience. I am considering this type...
    Jul 1, '10
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  16. Nursing 3-11 and marriage
    "In fact working opposite shifts from my DH is probably the reason we are still married after all these years, lol. Try to make the best of it and enjoy the positives until you can find another...
    Jun 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am meant to be a nurse.
    Nursing is not easy. I became a nurse because I felt that it was a good career. And after a while I came realize that it is also my calling. It is not somthing anyone should do because of the pay...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Is Psych Nursing Easy?
    Psych nursing is as easy as the type of unit one is working. I work in outpatient psych so it's not as difficult as inpatient or lockdown psych care. So, it depends on the unit.
    Jan 2, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. Chemo Certification for LPNS
    Hi, I recently saw a job opening for a LPN/RN and the job was paying very well. I didn't realize that a LPN could make that much money and work in such a rewarding area of nursing. Well...
    Feb 18, '09
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  20. Residential  Mental Health Units... need advice
    Hi, currently I am working on a residential floor at the VA. It is comprised of a substance abuse unit, post traumatic stress disorder unit, and psyhcosocial unit. I float between the units, and...
    Feb 2, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. Is there anything you still can't do?
    Bowel evacuations...I did it once don't look forward to doing it again.:no:
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. I HATE my first job as a nurse...
    Being too anxious is not a good thing. Anxious people most often end up in bad situations that they could very well have avoided. I hope you all the best, and there are plenty of opportunities for...
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. I HATE my first job as a nurse...
    "First of all, I'm not sure why you would be considered qualified to run a unit as a new nurse." I agree I don't think that you are qualified for such a position. Clearly, they are desperate and...
    Dec 19, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Psychiatric Nursing?
    The amount of experience would depend on the type of floor or facility. The floor I'm working on doesn't require a lot of experience because the patients are not confined. However, if you worked in...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. I feel excluded at work.
    "Recently, I feel excluded from my co-workers. I am quiet person but I have nothing wrong with people & my job. I overheard them talk behind my back about everything I did, said even if I don't like...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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