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  1. New Nurse having trouble with Techs
    You are right, Instead asking a tech to get some vitals, I might get them myself because I need a b/p before I pass a Lopressor or something. You help them they will help you. It works all the time.
    Oct 31, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. How to get your CNA's respect
    I have been a CNA for a long time now a nurse. This is a tuffie. Give cna's report and time frames to help them to do their job effectively. Be the strong one ask them what the problem is and how...
    Oct 31, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. IV question-air and tubing
    You really should come work at my job, I need ya LOL:yeah:
    Oct 31, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. When my shift is over...when can I leave?
    I understand what you are saying, one question is where is the charge nurse and unit secretary. Where is the teamwork. At my place of employment each RN is assigned to a LPN for coverage of IV...
    Oct 31, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Does it get easier????!!!
    If I can I get to work like 2 hours early and I ask or see what set of rooms I am going to have, from there I go down the hall and read the charts. All of the charts are in the wall a roo outside of...
    Oct 31, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Does it get easier????!!!
    It does get easier. One thing that I do to make my work night go better is I get to work early and begin to read my charts and take notes because the charts have the mars, tars, last notes, last...
    Oct 30, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. working nights as opposed to working days
    I agree with you, I love the atmosphere of nights. As a new nurse, that is exactly why I started on nights. I plan to be here a couple of years.
    Oct 28, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. Are your Nurse to patient ratios changing
    I work in a nursing home that had 1 nurse to each floor and about a month ago they dropped a nurse. So now one nurse has 40 patients on nights, and she has to count two med carts, give report to two...
    Oct 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Can LPN's  really make good money
    I just got my license and a job(THANK GOD) my starting pay is 17.01 and I just took an agency position for 18.30 a hour to make one full time job. To me, this is pretty good money because I have...
    Oct 12, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Hang in there new Grads and New Nurses it does get better..I PROMISE
    I would suggest just walking on the floor that you would like to work on and talk the nurse manager in order to get to know him or her and tell her to pull your app from human resource. I have 2...
    Oct 12, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Hang in there new Grads and New Nurses it does get better..I PROMISE
    I haven't even started yet, but you know what after reading your post I know I will be ok. I am a new LPN and I am going to work tomorrow to tell my DON that I passed and have my license. The...
    Oct 11, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Spoke with a nurse recruiter today
    Hang in there. Are you looking anywhere else? If possible try other hospitals and if you just like the place you are in then wait it out and hope for the best.
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. CNA to  NURSE on same job, Job will not change my status
    Thanks, that is true. I am trying my best to stay positive and stay away from negativity. I really want to be fresh in any upcoming interviews. I am going to talk to the other DON at my prn job. ...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. CNA to  NURSE on same job, Job will not change my status
    When the human resource person told me that I was going to have to wait, The DON gave me a look of disappointment because she knows I wanted a LPN position so badly. I hate to give her my two weeks...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. CNA to  NURSE on same job, Job will not change my status
    Exactly, I don't want to lose the skills I got in school. Right now, My mind is tripping because I have 2 tech jobs and I am tired. I am ready to have just one job. I was so hoping for this place...
    Oct 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    WOW that is sad.
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    That is so true, family members please give grandma a sip of water.
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. CNA to  NURSE on same job, Job will not change my status
    I am disappointed at present place of employment. I have been working as nurse tech for about a year. When I was hired, the DCS knew I would be taking the NCLEX soon. I took the test, passed YEA!. I...
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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