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  1. NJ Board of Nursing - What the Heck?
    I applied early too. Took Nclex Jan 3, 2013, license Feb 25th. When i graduated LPN school in 2005, everything was much faster.
    Jul 4
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  2. Villanova or Northeastern U Online RN to BSN
    Villanova has an excellent reputation here in the Philadelphia area. Just an FYI.
    Jun 10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. WGU RN TO BSN start July 1st!
    Tenatively scheduled to start aug 1. That's if my financial aid goes through.
    Jun 10
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  4. Burned out and hate nursing
    My pt has a silver trach too, lol. I have to polish it.
    Jun 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. How much financial aid did you receive?
    Not trying to be nosy, I'm just concerned I won't receive enough for tuition. I only have 5000 used for my undergrad max.
    Jun 1
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  6. New WGU application code
    It worked, thank you!
    May 30
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  7. Oh, the places you'll go!!
    Williamsburg VA, casinos, Phillies Games. My friend has been to Taiwan, South Africa and Spain with her client!
    May 27
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Finished my MSN this morning - ask me anything!
    Hi! Congrats to you! My question is are there any group projects in any classes?
    May 26
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Terrified about student loan debt. ADVICE
    If you default on a gov loan, it can affect your nurse license. There is a section on the application regarding this. Just an FYI.
    May 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Preferred Home Health Care Agency?!
    I tried to get a job with my agency for peds trach/vent when I had a year's experience at subacute/LTC. They sent me to a two day pediatric class (CE's awarded and free) and then told me I needed...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Tired of unpaid OT
    Things are better. I don't know if it is because I spoke with client and mom, or it's nice outside and he wants to get out. Either way, client has been getting up earlier so I can leave on time....
    Apr 14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Tired of unpaid OT
    You're right. I need to be more assertive about this and stop worrying. I am going to start today.
    Apr 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Tired of unpaid OT
    I know. I have to stop being so nice.
    Apr 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Tired of unpaid OT
    My client (an adult) stays up all night on computer and wants to sleep all day. He requires a liot of care but refuses to allow me to begin until the last minute. No nurse follows me. Mom says all...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Do you know this nurse?
    I ran into that nurse a lot in LTC. Nurses would brag they worked 24/7 (agency nurses) then I found them sleeping in empty rooms at 10 am. They were blacklisted from my facility after that so what...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. opinions please?
    My agency is always on top of it but this winter they let people slide if they proved they registered for a class and it was canceled or rescheduled. I personally think they should offer it to...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. LVN New Grad. Should I take this job? Please help!
    That's a normal ratio on night shift, unfortunately.
    Mar 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Please explain why a nurse is needed...
    I have adult patients whose primary caregivers are the moms who are pushing 70. I wonder if they will qualify for more nursing care if mom is unable to do care? I would hate to see them in LTC.
    Mar 4
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. What's in your bag (and/or car) -- the PDN version!
    I carry my nurse bag which has clipboard/holder for charting. Lunch bag, stethoscope, thermoscan, pencil case with sharpies, pens and & sticky pad. ID badge. Emergency bag for me with meds,...
    Feb 20
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. Lpn Transitioning to RN via EC- Did the Lpn experience help
    My nursing school prepared me well for the EC exams. I used a lot of my textbooks from LPN school too. If it wasn't for the CPNE, I would say Excelsior's program was very easy. I did take all the...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  21. My CPNE success Journal from Albany Med  June 21-23 2013
    Congrats! I loved Albany too! Passed Sept 2012.
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  22. In need for some positive feedback about being an LPN, new nurse not landing a job
    Don't give up! I dressed up and went to every nursing home with my resume and one hired me and gave me 4 weeks orientation! That was 8 years ago and I have been working since then. Don't rely on...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Perks of the Job???
    Pets to play with!!
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. DME problems
    Kind of a vent. My private duty pt was denied a turning bed replacement from insurance. Mom expects nurses to handle this. I'm unsure what to do. Meanwhile pt is unhappy because he is uncomfortable...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. odd case
    It's in our company contract that the nurse must have a chair or a place to sit. Sad that they had to put that in there!
    Jul 16, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing