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  1. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    No Mam, I am sorry the MD won't write you a back to work statement because you decided to stay in Atllanta 3 EXTRA MONTHS ! You were seen here today, that's all we cover ! Did say this !
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. New LTC job... so nervous!!!!
    DON'T STRESS ! If the staff & the patients see you stress, it makes everything worse ! Smile, rely on your preceptor, and the older staff members ( not age, experience) establish a positive...
    Mar 9, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    don't feel sorry for me, honey, I'm doing what I want to do !
    Mar 2, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    Eliminate this continous race issue ! You started this, time to end it !
    Mar 2, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Nursing, the field of medicine or customer service?
    Here's a question for everyone ? What if your patient crashes during your night shift, and you have the spouse to deal with while your patient is sinking fast ? The Dentist my grandkids see takes...
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. How Old Are You?
    55 and worth every year of it !
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Goodness, nasty-mouthed pt!  LOL!
    Had an old dude who actually pulled the CNA into the bed with him to cop a feel, and then pulled out his foley swinging it over his head like a lasso screaming, "my d**k is bleeding, somebody put...
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    I had a patient who thought his erection would shock me , and when I told him I certainly did understand his request for help ( with a snicker) he jerked the sheet back up, and said he needed...
    Feb 28, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    our president is also 1/2 white, so that doesn't make a difference at all, now does it ?
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    Unfortunately, very few RN's are willing to work in LTC's , passing, meds, doing treatments, all the documentation required by the state, and the chronically understaffed state of most LTC's . I was...
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    Tell it like it is , LHH1996 ! You get my vote !
    Feb 27, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    to: dotherightthing, As a nurse, you should be the one leading the troops to equality for all, and it sounds to me as if you are looking for an excuse to turn this issue into a black versus white...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    Why can't we all see each other as friends and neighbors, and not see the black nurse or Indian doctor, the Nigerian x-ray tech, the Jamacian receptionist, or the white cleaning lady ? This is...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    to : dotherightthing wow ! In my workplace almost all the RN's are African- American, there are very few white nurses. I am glad to work for a company that sees All THE TEAM as making valuable...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. "LPNs should be done away with altogether"
    I have been an LPN for 30 years. Did I ever think about going back to school for the RN ? yes, but life got in the way. Have I taken classes to improve my skills? yes, I have an IV certificate, and...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. LPN/LVN Additional Certifications
    I have a certificate in Phlebotomy, a certificate in Rehab, and a certificate in IV start & maintaining. Do I want to be an RN ? not really, I like being an LPN, I love the patient contact and I...
    Aug 21, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. wages for lpn in mississippi
    Fairly decent , I hear. Depends on where you work. Most hospitals want RN's & CNA's, so that leaves LTC & clinics. My cousin in North MS makes $ $ 22 + in a clinic, but she's been there forever too !...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. LPN Petition to Take RN Boards
    I'D GIVE IT A SHOT JUST TO TEST MYSELF, AND MY OWN STUBBORN PRIDE!!!!!:chuckle
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. CNA as a NURSING SUPERVISOR?
    I have worked with, and had a CNA as a Staffing Director, NEVER NEVER NEVER in "charge " of the licensed personell,but handled staffing issues, caLL off's vacation coverages, etc. ONLY a licensed...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. What *really* separates a LPN from a RN?
    I am proud to be an LPN because LPN stands for Licensed PRACTICAL Nurse, Which means I can do almost anything an RN can do, some an RN can't/ doesn't know how ( insert a foley ) Yes, I know that...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. LPN Wages
    Of course the cost of living in New York is MUCH higher than the cost of living in a rural area, like most of mississippi. My daughter, who is an RN , and works in Ms. is the director of the Heart...
    Aug 15, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Dealing with racist co-workers!
    yes, file a complaint. yes, go to your manager. also remember that God looks at the color of our hearts, not the color of our skin. If we could all learn this simple concept, life would be so much...
    Aug 14, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Any Travel Nursing jobs for LPN's
    I had been offered and had accepted a travel nurse LPN position in North Carolina at a prison,:eek: a 13 week assignment with housing included paid $ 32/ hr, and OT for anything over 8. It was a full...
    Aug 14, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Medication Error and Overtime
    as the Licensed person, you are responsible to see that your CNA's do the tasks assigned to them. Perhaps you should speak to them, or if that doesn't help, speak to the DON. I worked as a CNA before...
    Aug 11, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. LPN Wages
    My first job as an LPN paid $ 5.50/hr, back in the day when mimimun wage was $1.60/hr. I presently work in a Walk in Clinic @ $20/hr, and I KNOW I could make more if I went to a LTC. It's not worth...
    Aug 11, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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