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  1. LPN starting independent business?
    I am an LPN and have been doing end-of-life/ hospice philosophy care-giving for a year and a half now and I am at the point where I would like to go into business for myself if there is a way to work...
    Jun 1, '14
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  2. Home health lpns
    I am really curious of the legality of doing any work independently in home health as an LPN. I am having a hard time getting a job with very little experience and none specifically as an LPN (I...
    Apr 29, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. average pay for a hospice lvn?
    I am reading this thinking that I would do anything to be hired as an LPN in Hospice work - My understanding was that only RNs were permitted - unless you were lucky enough to be in an inpatient unit...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  4. My NCLEX story...
    Thank you for your assessment of the different study materials. I am saddened to hear that Saunders' questions are not as challenging as the real test... I am going to look into the audio material...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. LVN first and THEN RN?
    I am actually finished with the lpn program and am waiting to find out if I have a seat to continue as a second year rn student in January... I am in good standing etc etc - but there have been times...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. First Day of Clinicals....Disaster
    really liked this whole thread - especially the step by step explanation of the basics - which I know looking back seem maybe obvious (and they will later I promise) but at the time - oh my god the...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. LVN first and THEN RN?
    Couldn't help wondering about the idea in context of my community college program - which has both LPN and RN programs - I got my LPN on the way and stopped out (waiting to hear about January return...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  8. The aftermath of complaining about mistreatment
    I must say I think you are brave for speaking up but I do feel concerned for you. I really agree with the comment about your right to speak up if you feel you are being mistreated. I feel that...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. on the verge of failing!
    I was thinking about how much I could relate to your initial post and how much harder nursing was for me than I think I ever imagined it would be. I guess I might disagree with those encouraging you...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. UPDATE: Nurses Say Hospital Gave Them Choice: Assist Abortions or Lose Job
    Thank you for looking up that link. I can't believe I missed the fox news part of it. Of course too there seems to be word smithing - in particular I would want to know more about the distinctions...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Three times was not the charm
    I really don't think anything along the lines of the fact that the system kept a bad nurse from practicing. Just the opposite. You are thoughtful, articulate, insightful and from my perspective the...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Anyone failed nursing school and went back and was successful?
    I failed by .05 points - and have now waited literally 10 months to resume - I think there can be a lot of frustration in nursing school and at this point I will be just so happy if I wind up being...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. Howard Community College Fall 2011
    I am re-entering the program in August (2011) for RN day - (just received my letter this week) and know a lot has to happen in a short amount of time. Anyone up for studying over the next month to...
    Jul 23, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  14. Keep failing checkoffs
    I'm sorry for your struggles - and for what it's worth for me sincerely the only antidote to rising levels of performance anxiety was practicing over and over and over - I hope you can hang in there!
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Is The Culture of Nursing Improving?
    Thank you for this thread. I am amazed at the culture myself. I am trying to transition out because the nursing profession has been so unforgiving. Frankly I wonder about folks who seriously...
    Apr 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How do you deal with anxiety?
    I know so many people who have felt similar levels of anxiety in nursing school. I think I appear more anxious than some and perhaps tend to put other students at ease about revealing just how deep...
    Jan 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Tips for a Struggling Nursing Student?
    Actually these all were helpful - thanks - (especially the reasoning piece from nerdtonurse? (like the name a lot btw)). I was struck and had to reread another post referring to studying...
    Jan 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Tips for a Struggling Nursing Student?
    [QUOTE=2ndyearstudent;4710109]First, I would stop worring about over or understudying and start focusing on your learning objectives. If you are the type of person who repeatedly asks, "Do I really...
    Jan 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Is it just me or......
    I thought I would add that I went to Smith for my BA in Economics and my current school is a community college in MD. I have to say I am entering the next semester officially having discovered that...
    Jan 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Is it just me or......
    I found my first semester difficult - I don't have a background in science (economics major as undergrad) or a clinical background. While I did fine grade-wise I had to work very hard and am...
    Jan 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Has anyone been put on probation for clinicals?  I just did!!!
    I can empathize with your situation of feeling like you were singled out. My 1st clinical almost did me in as the instructor had me do a myriad of skills which were only a day or 2 fresh from skills...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Nurses struggling with mental illness
    Glad you kept it up. Thank you for sharing your story and telling it like it is.
    Oct 30, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  23. Anyone Applied to Howard Community College for Fall '09
    I started this Spring at HCC and am coming up on the final for the fundamentals course and had to chuckle reading "ElizabethC"'s post- cause indeed I am sitting next to the Test Success book as well...
    Mar 20, '10
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  24. First Day of Clinicals....Disaster
    That is really good to hear. thank you for sharing that it is possible to come back from a shaky start
    Mar 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Anyone Applied to Howard Community College for Fall '09
    I applied but was accepted /seated for spring 2010 anyone else starting then?
    Sep 9, '09
    Forum: Maryland Nursing

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