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  1. Anyone enrolled in the ISU LPN to BSN program?
    acouple of my co workers are enrolled in isu. btw, how many years is it if you were to start from phase 2 and doing the program full time? studying 5 days a week, 6-8 hours a day.
    Dec 7, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Empathy or Sympathy for an old woman
    good job, try putting some lotion on your upper lip, makes the smell a little bit easier to deal with.
    Dec 7, '07
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  3. mad cow disease
    i looked it up on wikipedia and i got a little more information(very good info). http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Creutzfeldt-Jakob_disease
    Dec 5, '07
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  4. mad cow disease
    sorry to hear about your aunt... as far as what i have read and learned, cjd is a tse caused by prions. i remember reading that it can be acquired through the consumption of infected cns tissue,...
    Dec 5, '07
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  5. EKGs.....I think I'm screwed!
    take it easy. ekgs will come with practice. just remember the rules
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. CHF ( Left or Right Failure)
    left- blood pools into the lungs. right- usually the rest of the body, think edema.
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  7. Jobs for LPN's....is it true???
    here in california, lvn jobs are plenty, specially in ltc/rehab or snf. many hospital jobs also want 1 year experience.
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Disease and s/s
    one thing that is really great about nursing and medicine is that almost everything that you encounter makes sense. one way that i learned to know the s/s is to also know the cause of the disease.
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. LPN school and all the drama that comes with it!!(vent)
    hmmm i think you have to develope the look to get the drama queens away from you. the look is something the older nurses taught me at work and i didnt learn in nursing school. basically, the look...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. Help I am hyperventilating someone please help me with this medical math problem?
    dose/ have. 1500 mcg=1.5 mg(dose) 0.5 mg(have) 1.5 mg/0.5 mg = 3 tablets.
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I Need help with Medical Math...
    dose/have. for example, md orders lasix 40 mg po(this is the dose), what you have on hand is lasix 20 mg tablets, how many tablets are you going to adminster? to set up the the equation using...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. What's your story? Why did you take up nursing?
    i barely passed high school. i was top 4 from the bottom. anyways, friends of mine told me that i wasnt gonna get anywhere so i had to prove myself to them. also, my girlfriend at that time wanted...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Irritated with myself....
    lol i stay awake sometimes thinking about the things i did or didnt do. lol at first i thought i was the only one that does that. but i like your strategy, im gonna try that from now on too.
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Lets brag about our hospitals where we work!!
    weve been trying to go computerized for the last 2 years, but about 3 months ago we finally got internet connection.... that was pretty cool. and then, last week, my station got a brand new 02 sat...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. How hard was nursing school?
    nursing school was hard. long hours of studying and preparing. but it was one of the best times of my life. i met people that i have kept in contact with even though it has been almost 2 years...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. what metal should my wedding ring be?
    how bout aluminum foil?
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Personal questions for male nurses
    even as a nurse i still wipe butt from time to time. to be honest with you, i like wiping butt because i am able to assess a patients better. but there are people out there who have never wiped...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  18. facial hair?
    i wish i could grow a beard.
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  19. heavy lifting
    ummm one thing about male nurses is that male nurses also work as a security guard and a forklift aside from being a nurse.
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  20. Men in Nursing Historical Timeline
    in 1986, jonlvn-np was born. the baby looked like normal human baby, but what was not known was the fact that the baby was destined to be a fanny pack wearing male nurse... to be continued...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  21. I want to work in a Doctor's office.
    its highly possible to work in a md's office. i was offered a job to work in a retinologist office that consisted of 1 md, 2 pa's, and a bunch ma's. your real competition in getting a job in a md's...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. LPN to RN....(i know but)
    pros: EXPERIENCE. no amnt of schooling can replace that fast money. you get into the job market faster. cons: transition: though there are many options, the transition to rn may not be...
    Dec 2, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. LPN school and all the drama that comes with it!!(vent)
    yeah, theres a lot of drama involved with nursing school. actually, based on my experience its safe to say that nurses love drama. just dont mind the drama. keep your goals clear right in front of...
    Dec 1, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. I Need help with Medical Math...
    as an lvn your best friend is d/h.
    Dec 1, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. Help Calm Me Down!
    whoa, first of all, take a deep breath and calm down. second, congrats on your acceptance. i dont really have any personal experience on cna-lvn, but what i can tell you is that your cna experience...
    Dec 1, '07
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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