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  1. should I appeal
    I'm not sure how you could even go about appealing that, would your classmate back you up? Even then I'm not sure where it would get you. In my state they give you 3 tries for the clinical part of...
    Jul 12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Education in my resume
    what type of job are you applying for?
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  3. criminal background
    I was allowed in Massachusetts to sit for the NCLEX and was given a license with no restrictions with two marijuana possession charges (one in 2009 the other in 2010). I started seeing a therapist...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  4. licensure by acceptance of examination
    check on the reciprocation policy on the Illinois BON website
    Jun 26
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  5. Filing for NCLEX but Recently got Married - Can I use my maiden name?
    I think I've heard that if your last name changes due to getting married, to bring your marriage certificate. I would call PearsonVue and ask before you do anything. Wouldn't want to be turned away...
    Jun 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Disappointed in myself  :(
    you can come back from being on academic probation! first try to look back and why you think you failed and make a new plan so it won't happen again. good luck to you, if you want it bad enough you...
    Jun 26
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. Question about failing out of a nursing program??
    My school had the same policy, however if you had a learning disability or mental illness they were forgiving and willing to give you another chance, as long as you met with the chairperson of the...
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Conducting a group in psych clinical
    I had to do a group and did it on time management and organization. I made brochures and bought a few things at the dollar store so while they were learning they could decorate their calendars and...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Help!  Accused giving more narcotics than peers
    This happened to a friend of mine, when her drug screen came back negative they apologized and did some education with her to "convince" patients to take their po narcotics before IV. good luck I...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  10. Completed my 5 year contract successfully!
    congratulations! thank you for coming back and sharing your success story
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. I'm Pretty Sure I Can Get Licensed, but What About the Job Hunt???
    Have you looked into getting your charges expunged or annulled? I recommend speaking to a lawyer. I am not in HR nor am I a hiring manager, but I have heard of others with "worse" records who have...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  12. Here's good news
    sending positive vibes!
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. cna +  drug testing
    Sounds like you could use some education on the disease of addiction. I hope your patients can't feel your misguided judgments. It is not a lack of self control or character, but I don't expect to...
    Jun 15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. cna +  drug testing
    I read the end of the OP as; "I am asking for a friend." As in, she is asking for support. If you have a problem with using drugs, reach out to a family member or close friend and tell them you need...
    Jun 14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. CC Page-PVT:  75 questions
    What I've seen here on AN is that while the "good pop-up" is usually 100% correct, some were taken to the CC page and did end up passing. I hope you get good news. If not, remember that this is not...
    May 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Whats the best iPad App for the NCLEX review?
    Agreed. NCLEX Mastery was great, helped me out so much. And I saw that it's on sale this week in honor of Nurses's Week!
    May 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. The Last Moments of an Army Nurse Killed in Afghanistan
    RIP. A true hero.
    May 5
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. Over Analyze on the NCLEX
    Are you doing practice questions? You need to be sure that you are understanding exactly what the question is asking... look for key words, and don't second guess your gut reactions.
    Apr 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Strippers hired for nursing home patients, lawsuit alleges
    Were the residents alert and oriented? If she was a willing participant and enjoyed herself, I don't see a problem... Seems like her son saw the photo and dollar signs popped into his head.
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. April 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    "Can we tip with medical advice?"
    Apr 5
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  21. RN Mom kills 6 week infant through breastmilk
    I saw this... with her knowledge as a nurse I don't understand why she chose to breast feed... Sad story all around. I wish her husband could have gotten her help before it got this far :(
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  22. Worried about my past!!
    If the BON approved you for your LPN license with no restrictions, I am sure you will be fine applying to take the NCLEX-RN, provided you do not add to your criminal history before that time. As for...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  23. Salem state nursing program questions
    I went to Salem State but was accepted back in 2006, and the curriculum has since changed since I graduated. However, the professors in the nursing program are AMAZING and very supportive. I was able...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. Need to get my story out there
    I think you will feel better if you come clean with your family. You need their support to get through this. I think you will be pleasantly surprised by their response. Most people want the best for...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. it is possible
    Good for you! Congratulations!!
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History


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