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  1. Ohio LPNs able to give Injections?
    I am a Ohio RN, but yes it is within the LPN scope of practice to give injections in Ohio. The LPN's in the LTC that I worked in all gave injections. Maybe the facility the other LPN works in doesn't...
    Jan 26
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Can a LPN make minimum payments of $50 if your 39,000 in debt?
    They are making more than me. As a RN I am making $890 every two weeks after taxes, 6% retirement, and health insurance- and this is the highest paying hospital of the area. It makes a huge...
    Jan 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. Atheist at Catholic hospital
    I was so excited to get a job at the largest healthcare system in my state. They have an excellent reputation, all of my peers enjoy working there, and I was offered great pay and great benefits. I...
    Dec 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  4. what did I get myself into
    All hospitals in my area only hire nurses for variable shifts. They will have you for nights one day, off the next day, and days for the next. So you get home from nights must stay awake all day so...
    Nov 23, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. RN to BSN timeline
    In my area it is very easy to get a job with an ADN, so many of my classmates have not returned to school. Although the major hospitals in the area are now requiring ADN's to have their BSN's within...
    Nov 20, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    1.) Ohio 2.) $21/hr with no differential 3.) Hired as new grad (now have 7 months) 4.) SNF/nursing home I just got hired and will start in a few weeks: 1.)OH 2.)$24/hr with $1 evening and $2...
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    An hour from Youngstown and Pittsburgh
    Nov 17, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Speed Shock
    They are talking about not exceeding the mg/min when pushing a drug not the prescribed amount.
    May 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. New Grad RN's working in Nursing Homes. What's your experience?
    old post
    May 7, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Disillusioned, stressed, regretting nursing?
    I am also feeling overwhelmed with everything that needs done and the amount of time to do it. I am a new grad in a SNF and only had 4 shifts of orientation and my next shift I will be on my own,...
    Apr 30, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Nursing Student Issues
    It is your responsibility to let her know that her behavior is unacceptable.
    Apr 28, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Should I find a new job asap?
    "Overexageration"? Whatever you want to think.... I'm not some naive child that believes nursing is rainbows and butterflies, I'm simply trying to find out the norm for a SNF. I've only ever had...
    Apr 18, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Should I find a new job asap?
    You are not alone with worrying about working in a possibly dangerous facility. I just started my first job yesterday in a SNF and was told by the nurse training me that we don't need to do...
    Apr 18, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    The average rent in my area is $500 for a single family home with a nice sized yard. 1. OH 2. 22.00/hr 3. New grad 4. SNF
    Apr 13, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. So confusing and overwhelming
    I know that it is hard for new grads to get jobs, and feel bad for complaining about this, but I am just so very overwhelmed. I am fortunate to live an a area where RN's are in demand (especially for...
    Apr 13, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. New grad- nursing home-After interview no call back
    I agree with this. It is very difficult to understand your post, and I think following up 3 times is very inappropriate. I think that if they were interested than that could have even ruined it, you...
    Apr 12, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. New grad RN seeking first nursing job
    Personally I don't think that it is dangerous, that is how most facilities are that I interviewed with. Several of my nursing school friends work on such units and love it.
    Apr 11, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Depressed after graduation. Is it normal?
    SE of Cleveland- the Youngstown area.
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Worth complaining about or just whiny?
    Agree, same way at my school
    Apr 8, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Are LPN's going to be phased back into the hospital settings?
    No one said that LPN's are not needed. The OP specifically asked about hospital systems, and everyone gave their opinion and said what is occurring in their area. No one said that they are being...
    Apr 8, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. What do you wear to an interview for a RN position?
    I wear black dresspants, a black opened jacket, with a blue dress top that has a small detail on the front with ruching (the solid blue one in the link-not anything with a crazy pattern), and...
    Apr 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  22. What do you wear to an interview for a RN position?
    I wear black dresspants, a black opened jacket, with a blue dress top that has a small detail on the front with ruching, and mid-heels that I can walk very well in. I wear my hair down, clean...
    Apr 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  23. Nursing Student reading the hard to find a job after grad posts
    I am in Ohio and there are a lot of job opportunities here for new grad's in my area. I'm a recent ADN RN and am having no trouble finding a job. After one month of looking I have gotten 4...
    Apr 8, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Are LPN's going to be phased back into the hospital settings?
    No I was not taught that LPN's are bad and RN's are good. You seem as if you are trying to assume that about me because I brought up the point that although RN's and LPN's are both NURSES, there is a...
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Are LPN's going to be phased back into the hospital settings?
    Maybe they would go for the cheaper route if patient outcomes were the same, but it has been proven that there is a higher infection and mortality rate with LPN's compared to RN's. BMC Health...
    Apr 7, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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