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  1. License????
    I took my NCLEX-RN on a sat in MN and they had a license # for me by Tuesday. And hard copy in mail to me on Thursday.
    Oct 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Help! Should I go from CNA to RN or LPN to RN
    If you can I would do CNA in high school and go to 4 year BSN program. If you can fathom the time and money. In the long run it will be better, especially if BSN is your ultimate goal. I did the CNA,...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Fall 2014 IHCC MANE Program
    Congratulations and good luck to you all on your journey. I'm so glad I did not have to take this TEAS test that I hear so much about. But, Inver is a very good school, and very hard to get in so you...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  4. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    For my LPN program it was 80% and 78% for Mobility (LPN to RN) program. Its steep, but I think it should be as its nursing and nurses should know what they are doing. Its not impossible if you study.
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Please help! Was this a hippa violation?
    I voted wrong I meant to hit "yes" this is a HIPAA violation, the employee was to give written patient consent to have their record faxed to employer.
    Mar 23
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  6. NEED TO VENT
    I am so sorry to hear this is happening to you. I agree, it seems really difficult to get from LPN to RN, or even LPN to BSN for that matter. I was in your same position about 4 years ago. I had...
    Mar 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. What made you want to be a nurse
    I have always liked science and the way the body works, it was always intriguing to me . I was not up for the challenge of becoming a doctor, so I went for nursing instead. I started off as a CNA,...
    Mar 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Xolair administration
    I have been giving Xolair for about 4 years. I have personally never had that happen to me, but one of the other nurses had it happen to her. We just chalked it up to her not screwing the needle on...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. Yes I Got In!!!!!!
    Congrats! how exciting, good luck on your journey. Enjoy your free time now, because you wont have much after May 1st!
    Mar 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. LPNs in Jails?
    I worked at a Detox facility when I was an LPN, which seemed like jail. Our facility was a locked (meaning you can not just sign your self out, even if you signed your self in) facility and they wore...
    Mar 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Venipuncture - gauze vs cotton ball
    We use cotton balls at my clinic.
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. I want to be an RN soooo bad!!!!
    I'm sorry to hear that about your relationship. I hope things can work out in your favor, even if that means going back to Indiana. Sometimes we have to make those sacrifices that will better our...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    MN $20.60 3.5 years as LPN, 1 year as RN (ADN) Specialty Clinic, M-F.
    Mar 5
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Cadaver Work
    No we did not get a cadaver thank heavens. I had a hard enough time working on a baby pig. That would have been too weird. Good for you to feel comfortable working on it though.
    Mar 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. I got in!!!!
    Congratulations! Get ready for the ride of your life. It will be full of ups and downs, and twists and turns. But in the end, it will be worth it. I remember getting my acceptance letters for LPN...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. I want to be an RN soooo bad!!!!
    I have not been in that situation. I am sorry that you do not have a good network of support. Nursing school is very challenging and almost impossible without the support of people around you. If...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Did you work during your bridge program?
    I would say though if you feel overwhelmed and can afford not to work as much go for it. I could not afford not to work.
    Feb 19
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  18. Did you work during your bridge program?
    I graduated LPN to RN in Dec. 2012. I worked full-time M-F 830-5pm and went to school full-time (12credits). Class was 6-10pm on Thursday nights. I would work 830-5pm then class. And clinicals were...
    Feb 19
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  19. Does your office/clinic allow walk-ins to see the nurse?
    It is usually stuff they could have called to ask, but most are there for allergy shots so while there they want to speak to the nurse. The ones that just walk in, it could be anything from...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  20. What age did you complete your BSN or ASN?
    LPN at 26 and ASN at 30. BSN, I'm not sure if or when I'll go back. I'm 31 now, so I have some time. And it is currently not being forced upon me. But.... if I go back it would be for personal...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  21. Does your office/clinic allow walk-ins to see the nurse?
    Yes I have on average about 1-2 patients a day that will walk in and want to talk to a nurse. We also have a triage/voicemail line that we check several times per day. We do not have a policy against...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  22. nclex-pn   vs  nclex-rn
    There is NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN. If you graduated from a technical or community college with a Diploma or Associates in Practical Nursing you will be only taking the NCLEX-PN. If you have graduated...
    Jan 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. First job; Love it or hate it?
    I am still at my first Job and I love it. The hours are great and my coworkers. The pay I don't love but hopefully I be getting a raise soon. I also worked at a Chemical Health Facility that I had to...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  24. The candidate currently has test results on hold...
    Did you guys make sure the status of your exam said "Delivery Successful" before you tried to do the trick? Also if you take your exam to quick like less than an hour, it might flag it and they may...
    Jan 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. For Those Who Took The Nclex PN
    I took NCLEX-PN in June 2009. If I can remember correctly, it had fundamental content, as well as meds, and disease processes. I felt it hit me hard on the Endocrine system. So for my NCLEX-RN last...
    Jan 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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