Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: TheCommuter

From Date
  1. FNP - How to make enough $$$ to pay the bills?
    I was able to take home that amount of money as a floor nurse with just an RN license and ASN degree in Texas. The 'real job' resulted in take-home pay of about $4,500/month and the PRN gig resulted...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  2. Extreme difficulty drawing blood ! Please read...
    If this makes you feel any better, I've been a nurse since 2006 but still cannot draw blood proficiently and am lousy at starting IV lines. I'm assured you already know the old adage: practice makes...
    Oct 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Dallas Nurse Amber Vinson's Blood Is Now Free of Ebola
    I am pleased to hear that both Amber Vinson and Nina Pham no longer have traces of Ebola virus disease in their bloodstreams. After working in the battlefield better known as the unprepared hospital,...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  4. Hard Time
    Nursing school does not necessarily have to consume anyone's life. The figureheads who run nursing programs suggest that students avoid working full-time while in school, but this advice is not based...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. just finished my BSN..... my story, if anyone is interested....
    He says he completed the program in approximately three six-month terms, which would cost about $10,000 total at WGU.
    Oct 24
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  6. What do you do to stay positive?
    I've become very efficient at tuning people out. I pretend as if I'm listening to them when I really just hear them. Tuning people out and refusing to allow them to rent my head space really helps...
    Oct 24
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Is LPN school hard?
    Not always. It depends on where you are located.
    Oct 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Hard to find jobs as a new grad.
    I relocated out of state to land my first LVN job. If you are in a part of the country that is oversaturated with too many nurses, you might need to relocate to see something come into fruition. ...
    Oct 24
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Dallas Nurse Amber Vinson's Blood Is Now Free of Ebola
    http://newsone.com/3065081/amber-vinson-ebola-free/
    Oct 23
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  10. Becoming an LPN while in RN school
    Congratulations!!!!! :up:
    Oct 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. must have graduated from a accredited school of nursing
    This is incorrect. No state board of nursing in the US requires accreditation. The nursing program can be unaccredited, but as long as it is approved to operate by the state BON, the students are...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. RN to BSN timeline
    I am an ASN degree holder who started as an LVN. My lack of a BSN degree has not prevented me from job opportunities, but be mindful that I have little to no interest in working at an acute care...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Am I crazy to do LPN to RN instead of ADN
    It depends on what you want to do with your career, as well as the types of opportunities available to LPNs and ADNs in the geographic region where you live. I also took a similar route. I started...
    Oct 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. Ob/gyn vs peds
    This sounds strange. Most boards of nursing require nursing schools to offer both OB nursing and pediatric nursing in the curriculum in order for graduates to be eligible to take the state boards...
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Suggestions for my LPN Preceptorship
    This is the first time I've heard of a preceptorship in a practical nursing program. If you're seeking a hospital-like environment, I would complete the preceptorship at a physical rehabilitation...
    Oct 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. RN to BSN in 6 months
    If you want to complete the BSN in 6 months, C228 (Community Health and Population Based Nursing) will need to be one of the first courses that you complete. It is a prerequisite to C229 (Community...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  17. just finished my BSN..... my story, if anyone is interested....
    Congratulations to you for a job wonderfully done! I am loving WGU! :)
    Oct 23
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  18. Esme Needs Your Prayers and Well Wishes
    Recuperate soon, Esme. I hope you recover and read all of the loving comments about you on the world wide web. We love you, miss you, and so desperately want you to get better soon.
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Nursing School Won't Teach You These Things (Part 2)
    Although I originally wrote the piece, I'm inclined to agree with you. However, be cognizant that nursing attracts a fair share of people with unresolved issues. We have a lot of people who seek...
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Nursing Jobs
    Location is a major determinant. Some locations, such as most of California, Colorado, the Northeast, and parts of south Florida, are glutted with too many new grad nurses. On the other hand, landing...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  21. Nursing Question
    Growing up in a household that was, at times, very financially stressed to the point that the electricity was disconnected, a parent's car was repossessed, and the refrigerator was frequently empty....
    Oct 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. ASN vs BSN
    I 'stair-stepped' my way into nursing. I started as an LVN, then completed an LPN-to-RN bridge program that resulted in conferral of an ASN degree, and now I am 7 credits away from earning a BSN...
    Oct 23
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. Nursing School Won't Teach You These Things (Part 3)
    Nursing students have the unique, amazing chance to immerse themselves in the art and science of nursing as they formally learn about the emerging profession. However, there are unspoken aspects of...
    Oct 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. UNSURBSCRIBE
    Click on the link below to submit your request to unsubscribe to the Admin Help Desk, where it will be addressed within 24 hours. http://allnurses.com/admin-help-desk/
    Oct 22
    Forum: How To Use Site
  25. I stuck myself with a gluclose monitor
    I was wondering the same thing. Most workplaces have the safety lancets that retract after having been used once. The old fashioned multi-use lancets still exist, but I only see them used in home...
    Oct 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


Top