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  1. Does your school discourage working?
    Our programs recommends working 16 hours or less per week. I work 24 hours a week and have been ok. However, some classmates who tried to work more than that have struggled. I think a lot depends...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Full liquid diet-smoothies o.k.?
    I'd check with a dietician affiliated with your facility.
    Aug 20
    Forum: Gastroenterology Nursing
  3. Is This Bullying?
    noooo, Kentucky's abbreviation is in KY jelly the lubricant :roflmao:
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is This Bullying?
    I've been waiting for someone to post something like this....glad it was someone with a sense of humor LOL
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is This Bullying?
    OMG I have never hit "like" on so many posts in 1 thread! LOL love it!!!
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    You'll have to pardon me if I don't see how that was a practical way to learn anything about nursing. Having one patient for each student is still better than watching anything Hollywood dreams up. ...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. LPN
    There is section for Excelsior College under the Colleges tab at the top of the page. I'm sure you will find many there who can answer questions for you. :)
    Aug 17
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  8. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    This is school wide for us and our actual care plans aren't due until the next week. We must have a concept map completed before we leave clinical though that the instructor has to approve of. ...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    That's how it was done 20+ years ago when I was in LPN school but not now. It's crazy!
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Where and when do you study?
    Currently, I study best on my covered patio. No inside distractions and I live in a pretty quiet area. However, I don't know what I'm going to do when it gets too cold to sit outside!
    Aug 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. You will not learn anything in the conference room!
    As much as I agree that students should be out on the floor (and in my years as an LPN have complained plenty about those who sit in the break room/conference room all day), I was shocked in my RN...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Came across this gem...
    LOL love it!
    Aug 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  13. 10 Study Tips that will Make Nursing School Easier
    Nursing exam study guide? Who gets those?!
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Bsn programs are harder than Adn
    And no physician is going to ask you if you are ADN or BSN before asking you something about a patient either.
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Getting blood out of scrubs/ Dying scrubs/ Crafts
    Btw, hydrogen peroxide followed by cold water is a good way to get blood stains out before they are set in by the dryer
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  16. Telemetry or MICU job offer??
    Nothing wrong with getting telemetry experience first. But...a piece of advice. This is a relatively anonymous forum and I wouldn't share the names of the places you're looking. That or have your...
    Jul 23
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Acronyms: Where's the COW?
    Where I do clinicals, you call them "work stations on wheels" or WOWs :roflmao:
    Jul 22
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  18. Your best(or worst) exposure story
    Let's see.....for some crazy reason, went to empty a commode bucket and sat it on the side of a bathtub first. You guessed it, dumped down the back of my leg into my shoe. Exposed to TB when we had...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Online School Program Search
    for Excelsior, you have to be an LPN or RN first.
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. LPN making 70,000 a year
    Wow I don't know where you live, but no LPN makes 70,000 or anywhere near it where I live!
    Jul 14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Caring for broken nurses
    My guess is no for the most part because narrow-minded ppl tend to think "she/he gets what they deserve for being like that".
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. ADN Nurses Being Forced to go Back to School?
    I also wondered how exactly a physician would know what credentials a nurse has. Crazy
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Harsh nurses
    I'm sure attitude was never an issue either ;)
    Jul 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. Is cheating a double standard?
    And you expect to find it here? I don't get it :no:
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. If you need careplan help..
    Hate to not give more credit where credit is due but Episteme has been another person who is a great resource for info on the nursing process among other things.
    Jul 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance