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  1. Dr said no hope for lpn for me :(
    Follow your dreams.... He examined you for five minutes and made that assumption. Leave the opinions to your primary doc... Or even a specialist. Hope you have a speedy recovery!
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Bringing things home from patient's homes
    I keep spare clothes in my car and a bag to throw out my other clothes that is zip able. If it's really bad I will only bring in the essentials and leave other affects in the car.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Anyone else frustrated by the pain scale??
    Love this comparison!!
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. You know you've been a nurse too long when...
    When you pray the two cars in front of you don't get into an accident because you're too tired to stop and play Good Samaritan.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Going from cardiac floor nursing to hospice
    Took the same course as you, except I work per diem for hospice. There is such a difference in feel from cardiac nursing to hospice, love it! Good luck with your new career choice!
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Career change?
    Oh boy, after a 12 hour night shift you can't juggle anything, not sure that would be a good option, though I understand where you are coming from. Best of luck to you! :)
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  7. Does anyone else plan to stay in bedside?
    Can't agree more, higher education should never be looked down upon.
    Jul 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The waiting period
    Lol!! Love it!
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    Hi pandora!! The book in stats was not helpful... At all... In my opinion. I survived that class by using google, a lot of times you could get more help that way. I can't remember who taught...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  10. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    Hi tokmom!! I figured out how to clear my inbox and I'm ready to go!! Lol!! I'm officially lovinlife11 RN, BSN, woot toot! So excited!! I can't tell you about the last class yet. Just...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. The waiting period
    I feel your pain, applied for the fnp program and they don't even start looking at applications until July. Tortuous wait. I keep my mind active with work and hobbies, almost to the point I'm...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Desperate for help with Gastroparesis pain mgmt
    Do u have continuous care available? Maybe someone to find out what works for him and educate the wife a bit? I like the idea of subcutaneous pca for pain too, maybe better absorption for him, it's...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  13. Respect your bladder
    Very witty way of reminding us the basics. Well written. :)
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Getting another job after working 6wks at my first job... Lucky or doomed?
    Take the icu job if it is offered, put all your effort into that because it will be a learning curve. Good luck!
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Update on fraudulent visits
    Awesome work! Glad you were able to finally get the patients the care they deserve!
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. SNF-acquired MRSA - Medicare co-pay - pt advocacy
    I'm confused, if the patient contracted mrsa in the facility, why is the patient getting billed? I thought the facility absorbed the expense, after all it's not the patients fault.
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. New grad at a non-skilled nursing facility?
    I admire your desire to better your life. You truly are an inspiration. Best of luck in your endeavors and I have no doubt good things are coming your way!
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Single mom, wanting to be a nurse
    Show your kiddos what you're made of and how to overcome adversity! This is your time to shine, I'm confident you can do it. It's not an easy road to travel but the rewards are well worth it. Best of...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. I'm Not a Nurse, but I am Deliberating It...
    I admire your ambition at such a young age! It's hard to know what you want to do with the rest of your life. Nursing has as many positives as it has negatives, it's all in how you look at it. I...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Hospital Case Manager!
    It will be a learning curve, but I am sure you will be fine. Btw, physicians give orders based on our recommendations....most of the time they give us whatever we think we need... Best of luck to you!
    May 28, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  21. Recommend an online RN-BSN program?
    In the interest of not spending a ton, it may be better to just finish your bsn where you are. You will essentially have to start over in a new program. I found the bsn to be chocked full of busy...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  22. BSN programs with a clincal focus?
    Db.. I think they are all pretty much the same from what I have seen. Endless hours of paper writing mixed with discussion questions.
    May 24, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  23. Any Grand Canyon RN-BSN grads?
    Capstone.... There is no preparation. 15 sources at the minimum. Somedays I feel like it will end up being 100 pages. No other classes really stressed me out, this class stresses me. Keep it in the...
    May 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. Any Grand Canyon RN-BSN grads?
    In my last class right now mom. Oh boy, it's a lot of work. How are you holding up mom?
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. I blew my cool today
    Awesome news!! Sometimes a change of pace is all we need! Hope it all works out for you!
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101

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