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  1. How to handle lazy LPN's on the team
    To stephanieshae27...Ha! Classic case of RNitis. Bet my license on it that you have never been a CNA, nor an LVN. 'Chip on their shoulder'?? Really? Inferiority complex? Why in the world would you...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. First-time DUI applying to nursing school in Fall 2012
    I live in Texas, and got a DWI in 1997 prior to nursing school. I was on probation for 1 year while in nursing school. I had to write a letter to the board when it came time to graduate and take...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  3. Better to go LPN THEN, RN?
    I agree...if you're not 100% sure you want to be a nurse, get some experience 1st. I do agree with going through the LVN (or LPN, depending on where you live). I have been an LVN for 14 yrs. and am...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. Is this a med error on my part?
    Update: The patient of course, is fine. :) It was decided it was not a med error on my part, because nurse #1 took the order, signed it, and didn't follow through by calling the pharmacy to notify...
    Apr 25, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Is this a med error on my part?
    I did check the admit orders. The order for Na was given verbally to the 1st nurse. She did not pass it along. I did not look at pt. MAR because no meds had been delivered for her yet, therefore I...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Is this a med error on my part?
    When I got to work, I find we are in the process of getting 3 admits. The nurse I was relieving stayed late, and took the first admit. (THANK YOU!) I was busy doing the other 2 as they came in an...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Happy LVN/LPN
    I work for an interesting company...We have independent living duplexes, apts., then assisted living, then LTC when it gets to "that point". We also have an AWESOME rehab for when our "indepenent"...
    Apr 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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