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  1. Career change...need input and opinions please!
    I am currently working as a private duty LVN. I make decent money but no benefits, vacay, sick time, etc. I am 35 and burnt out on nursing in general. At my age I just need to go back to school and...
    Aug 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Combining Med Passes
    hello, ladies ... :yeah:i applaud all nurses ... i am just 2 weeks into float orientation on a ltc unit and a relatively new lpn grad. we have 4, 5, 6, 8 and 9 o'clock passes, neb txs and other...
    Jun 22, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Nursing home nurses, time saving tips?
    :yelclap: your words of encouragement are awesome! i will be starting a new job in ltc and, while being a bit anxious about the staffing to resident ratio, i am excited to get back into it. ...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. The latest nursing scrubs..
    Currently working in a Continuing Care Retirement Community ... in the Adult Home aspect of such. Management requests we wear 'casual attire', khakis, no jeans, no spandex, put together well with...
    Apr 29, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  5. dialysis training
    Hello fellow nurses ... I am a LPN working in an Enhanced Assisted Living Residence and find myself longing to be a nurse ... would like information on LPNs training to become dialysis certified. Is...
    Jan 25, '12
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. What is so wrong with discussing end of life care?
    :igtsyt: probably gonna be telling my age here but, remember the days when people just died when it was their time? no heroic methods, surgeries... etc. today, the medical field jumps right in, from...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How would you have handled this?
    :yeah: yay! my thought process goes right along your lines! what if you had not called? you did the right thing; there would be no way you would have known she would come around. :redbeathe...
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. The "ROLE" of an LPN in a Indep. living facility
    :yeah: welcome, welcome...you did not mention what state you are from but that (state rules and regulations) and your facility's policies would determine what you can and cannot do. i do not...
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Any suggestions for ongoing med errors?
    Hello fellow nurses! :) I work in an adult home where cnas are employed as med techs. Our facility works off the 'point' system...you make a medication error, you receive points based on the error,...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  10. Full Circle, my First Year of Nursing
    :yeah: Thanks so much for the wonderful synopsis of your first year...as I wipe the tears from my eyes, I understand all you've written. Continue on, my dear...you will do well! :heartbeat
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Assisted Living
    :yeah: kudos to all nurses out there who love their job...it shows! i just love this website and sit for hours reading all the varying degrees of commitment. :heartbeat having passed my state...
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. What's It All About, ALFie?--Help and Support for Assisted Living Nurses
    Hi there all. First of all, I am new to this website and thankful to have "come into your world!" I am a new nurse, graduated LPN school last June and took a position a month ago in a retirement...
    Jun 5, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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