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  1. Help! ATI
    I'm not a fan of ATI. My school requires a huge amount of work besides exams and clinicals. ATI is mandatory but, it takes too much time away from studying for exams or working other projects.
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. New grad just hired- have to choose which unit I want
    I'd choose ortho
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  3. Misdirected aggression
    Seems like its a socioeconomic problem. I am a little surprised that more nurses haven't encounter this. Looks like the answer is to move to an area of greater prosperity. Thank you everyone for your...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Misdirected aggression
    Lol @ fix up with a doctor. Other nurses I know locally are on the hunt for doctors too!
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Misdirected aggression
    I could use some over excitement for a change.
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Misdirected aggression
    No one tells me anything and that's why I wanted to ask on this board. It really gets old fast. Everyone around seems to think being a nurse = wealth. I'm sure not seeing wealth from being a nurse....
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Misdirected aggression
    When someone asks you what you do for a living, do you hesitate? I'm a nurse and an R.N. next year. It's gotten so I don't like to tell people that I'm a nurse. Instead of friendliness or even...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. new nurse, trouble already
    Thanks everyone. I appreciate the advice and support. Monday can't get here fast enough.
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. new nurse, trouble already
    I just wish this hadn't happened on the weekend. I can't get a consultation until Monday. I'm just in complete shock as I've only been a nurse a few months.
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. new nurse, trouble already
    I ended up at what unbeknownst to me was the worst ltc facility in my area. I'm now deep into a state investigation. I'm catching all the blame. I was informed that I've potentially violated two...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  11. Transfering credits to Excelsior?
    All my prerequisites transferred in. I've already paid the enrollment fee.
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  12. What is your current LPN salary
    $20 an hour, new grad ltc facility
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. Transfering credits to Excelsior?
    I transferred all of my credits from a local college. They looked up my LPN lic online. There's a 25 question new student quiz that's required. Information Literature I felt was worthless, at least...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  14. Hospitals around Sarasota?
    I much prefer smh to vrmc. Too many reasons to list. I'd go for smh.
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. Hybrid nursing?
    I'm looking to exit ltc already. Its gotten so its nearly impossible to not make Med errors at my facility. I get 35pts in the worst states of their lives. Even experienced nurses are running over...
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Hybrid nursing?
    I recently got my first job as a practical nurse in a ltc facility. In school they educated us primarily as acute care nurses. I'm going on to my r.n. degree but, this type of work at a ltc facility...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. What's the Job Market in Tampa for LPNs and RNs?
    Tampa is overrun with r.n. schools. Not the easiest place to get hired for that reason.
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Should I wear support hose?
    If you need it, wear it.
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. Everyone wears scrubs!
    I've seen many people in all aspects of the medical field wearing scrubs. The layperson equates scrubs to nurse. If you don't believe me, ask around and find out. I don't feel there's a need for non...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Do the hospitals in FL hire or prefer BSN over ADN?
    Everyone is lunging for magnet status. BSN is highly preferred.
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. Who has completed "College Network" LPN to RN?
    I just got my acceptance letter this week. I've sent official transcripts off all the prerequisites required. I took everything to transition at a local college. Due to time restraints and a new...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  22. Where do I start first?
    Two years is average for the prerequisites from my own experience with them and what I've seen. You're never Just an LPN. There's no way around the prerequisites no matter what path you choose after...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Are LPN and Associate RN degrees really being phased or rumor??
    Sounds like the same old rumors. What the hospital wants and what they are going to get are two different things. Unless you want to be in the military I don't see any benefit in being a BSN.
    May 30, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  24. Denied undergrad admission with a 3.64 at USFfor BSN program
    It only gets harder to get into R.N. school with each new year. I'd apply to several different schools. You may need additional classes as every schools requirements are different. Many schools are...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. college network..yay ? or nay ?
    Indiana state is the only other online program that I know of. Lpn to bsn.
    May 28, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student


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