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  1. Nurse refused to give CPR
    I don't see anything "clearly substandard" about the policy. It wasn't a nursing home, and this woman wasn't a "patient".
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  2. Nurse refused to give CPR
    Last question on the page.. Legal Frequently Asked Questions¬* --¬* KSBN.org
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Nurse refused to give CPR
    Really? I could advise you to do the same thing. Have you ever dealt with a BON? They generally aren't "all about the nurse". They are all about policies and procedures, and stomping...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  4. Nurse refused to give CPR
    Where's your link? This nurse had explicit written policies from her employer telling her *not* to do cpr. There are many states that allow the employer to limit your scope. Are you...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Nurse refused to give CPR
    "K.A.R. 60-3-110(c) unprofessional conduct is defined as failing to follow policies and procedures in the practice situation designed to safeguard the patient. " ...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Nurse refused to give CPR
    Look at my post for links proving that your scope of practice can be limited by your employer. In those states, and many others, "going cowboy" will get you in a world of hurt.
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Nurse refused to give CPR
    You don't get to keep your license if your state allows your employer to limit your scope. You lose your license. Do not pass go, do not collect $100.
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Nurse refused to give CPR
    Cute, but not correct in my state, and many others.. Here's what they say about that in North Carolina.. "An agency/employer, including a registered nurse or physician employer, may restrict ...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Nurse refused to give CPR
    In my state your nursing license is at risk if you violate a facility's policies. Doesn't matter if you *know* how to do "X", "Y", or "Z" procedure, if the facility says you can't do it, you...
    Mar 4, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  10. When did wearing a stethoscope become popular
    For clinicals in my program, your stethoscope had to be on your person at all times. Wasn't about looking cool. As for damage, the biggest problem with scopes is losing them, not damage- if yours...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Gateway LPN Fast Track
    Did you check with the nursing office @ Gateway? Many of us donated stacks of nice scrubs after finishing... I'd never wear white pants @ work willingly, and I couldn't wear something with a...
    Aug 3, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  12. LVN/LPN, RN payscale in MI
    Do you actually know any LPN's working for $14 an hour in Michigan, or was that a guess? I'm getting $20 as a new-grad LPN in AZ, and experienced LPN's here are pulling $25-$27 in LTC. $14...
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  13. Gateway Fast Track LPN - after 1 month-my experiences
    The review class is a separate 1 credit/hr course - you can sign up after classes start if you want. The value will depend on who is teaching it - for block one, Much of what was covered in the...
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  14. What is your current LPN salary
    New grad LPN with no healthcare experience in Arizona, finally found a job - LTC, part-time PRN $20/hr, no benefits until full time. Glad to have it in this economy...
    Mar 7, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. Gateway LPN Fast Track
    You can go to Gateway's library and check out Nclex-pn review books for $0. No need to spend alot of money at this stage. Don't be afraid to start taking practice tests - by going over your answers...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  16. Gateway LPN Fast Track
    They have a "book box" at the bookstore that has everything in it, including a license so you can put electronic copies of most of the books on your PC, as well as licenses so you can access case...
    Feb 28, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  17. New Nurse and Can't Find a Job? You Have "poor work habits and poor personality"
    Well, this is the situation I'm in currently (new nurse and haven't found a job yet), and while I'd agree 100% that some of the problem is "corporate" healthcare, I can't blame the problem entirely...
    Feb 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. Hospital personnel fired for accessing records of Tucson victims
    Tens of thousands are fired every year for using company computers to access dating sites, inappropriate facebook posts, etc. The difference now is, with electronic records, you leave digital...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. How did you study for NCLEX?
    My program has a 95.2% pass rate for Nclex-RN and 96.5% pass rate for Nclex-PN... so evidently they're both "easy" tests. :)
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. How did you study for NCLEX?
    Am I the only one who took the NCLEX-PN "cold" & passed? :eek: I wouldn't recommend it to anyone - but I did it. I went through the saunders nclex-pn practice tests on my Ipod throughout the...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2
    Check your state board's website before paying the $8 - my state isn't known for being fast, but the results popped there less than 24 hours after the test... ( before you could even pay for the...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. New Grads and Resumes
    I just graduated & passed my nclex a couple of days ago - I'm unsure of where to start on my resume. Nursing is a second career for me, so I have 20+ years of experience in a completely unrelated...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Anyone have any experience with Pima Medical Institute??
    I can't imagine a special "agreement" - I suspect this is just regular advanced placement - I.E., current LPN license, 850+ on Hesi PN, & pre-req's completed - so if precious_e started the LPN...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  24. A lot of Select All That Apply questions?
    Here's a letter from my states Board of Nursing - http://www.azbn.gov/Documents/nclex/FAQ%27%20s%20Applicants%20That%20Failed%20NCLEX.05.26.09.pdf If you scroll down a bit, you'll see a quote...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. New License, How long does the AZ BON really take?
    For future reference, I thought I'd post my timeline from applying to licensing... I dropped off my application packet to the BON on December 16th. My name popped up on the BON website on...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: Arizona Nursing


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