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  1. One Union or Two?
    Thanks Spritz for posting this! I am wondering the same questions! I have so many mixed feelings about possibly joining BCNU, in ways I think it would be great, and other ways I am afraid that we...
    May 29, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Nurses - Leading your subordinates (Nurse Aides, Nurse Techs, Med Aides)
    What I keep reading over and over is that there are a lot of RN's that really do feel that Aides, LPN's etc truly are their subordinates. How sad! If only they could realize that if they would show...
    Jan 9, '08
    Forum: Nursing Leadership Strategies
  3. Calling all LPNs??  What is and is not in your Scope of Practice compared to an RN?
    That I'm not too sure about! I used to work in Maternity all the time when I first graduated(2001) and then our nurse manager decided that LPN's shouldn't work there anymore (no reason given, just a...
    Dec 14, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Calling all LPNs??  What is and is not in your Scope of Practice compared to an RN?
    I'm not sure your instructor knows what she is talking about. I am an LPN in BC working on Acute Surgical floor. I have my own pt load, do full head to toe assessments, give out medications (...
    Dec 11, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. RP: Questions on night shift working.. I'm new too
    I absolutely loved working the 11-7 shift! My kids were both in school so I didn't miss any time with them at all. I slept when they were in school and was up when they got home and still had the...
    Mar 17, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. pacify or orientate? Alzheimers...
    I'm sorry I have to disagree with you! Experience IS everything. I don't like the term "therapeutic lying" because as far as the pt is concerned you are NOT lying. I think trying to re-orient a...
    Sep 8, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Please explain to me why people think this is weird?
    I am allergic to the herb Basil! I always get the " How can you possibly be allergic to that" It really sucks though b/c I really have to watch what I eat now as basil seems to be popping up in...
    May 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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