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  1. Looking to move/transfer license
    Thanks all! It will probably be a good year before I actually decide to move only because I wanted to finish my BSN while I was up here and not have to deal with the hassel of trying to complete the...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  2. Cant get Motivated
    Yea, same here. And my kids and family as well. Knowing I'm doing it to make a better life for them is definitely my number one priority.
    Sep 15
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  3. Cant get Motivated
    I'm in the exact same boat! I'm in my final quarter starting October but have been so close to failing class the last 2 I was in. I'm just over it lol but only 3 more months just a waiting game I...
    Sep 15
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  4. Looking to move/transfer license
    Hello all! I am currently an LPN working at the county jail here in Pittsburgh, PA (GO STEELERS!)..however I've always wanted to move to the Atlanta area after having a family reunion down there 9...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  5. Help! Passed speech with a "D"
    Thanks! I've decided to just retake it not sure where yet but hopefully they can fit it into my last quarter schedule :)
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. Help! Passed speech with a "D"
    Soo I just finished my online speech course with a final grade as a D. In my school is considered a passing grade because it's a gen ed course but if it was a nursing course I would have failed. I...
    Sep 4
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  7. I've Figured IT Out!
    I also have a great interest in this field and am curious as to where to get started. I will be finishing the lpn to RN bridge program in January and currently work in corrections. Any feedback would...
    Aug 15
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  8. NP to DNP - trying to decide
    Is it required to fulfill a DNP in order to practice as a FNP next year? Ive heard that from a few people and not sure if it's true?
    Aug 13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  9. Pittsburgh technical institute
    PTI has a wonderful program. I am currently in the lpn to RN bridge program there and also completed my lpn degree there. They now have contracts with schools such as Duquesne and Laroche I believe...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. Advice
    Not sure where to post this but here it goes. I am currently an LPN working part time in a correctional facility while going to school full time to complete my associates. Forensic nursing and law...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Forensic Nursing
  11. LPN student and motherly duties
    I started the PN program in October of 2012,found out I was pregnant in April of.2013,graduated with honors in October 2013,took the NCLEX-PN November 25th (36 weeks pregnant),and gave birth to...
    Feb 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Question: kidneys & K+
    Just adding on to what ^ she said above..Potassium is a dense molecule so if the kidneys are not.functioning as they should be and a patient is given potassium via any route then it could cause...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. continuing education while employed
    If anyone can provide feedback on my current situation it would be greatly appreciated. So I just graduated PN school in October and landed an LPN position at a MR group home full time 2:30-11 shift....
    Jan 24
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Pittsburgh Pa LPN's & LPN students. GJCTC
    I live in Pittsburgh and just graduated from Pittsburgh Technical Institute in October and took the NCKEX-PN in November..good school though and they just opened up their new RN program so.former lpn...
    Jan 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. LPN @ PTI pittsburgh
    I just graduated from their program in October,good school with phenomenal teachers! good luck :)
    Jan 12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  16. 1MONTH TO GO!!!!!!!
    Pinning is October 2nd ,Graduation October 3rd :)..soo excited!!
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. Pregnant while in school
    I'm about 6 months pregnant and my due date is DEC.19th..I'm set to graduate October 3rd but my main.concern is.finding a job after I take.the nclex since I'll be close to popping or worse going into...
    Sep 3, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. I understand why people go the LPN route
    I am currently a PCT (don't even have my CNA license) and they started me out at $10.36 I've the same job for almost 5 years and im only making $12.50! Sounds kind.of rediculous but after...
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Saunders Comp NCLEX Book?
    Ok thanks everyone!
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Saunders Comp NCLEX Book?
    So I just went to Barnes and Nobles today to buy this Comp NCLEX-PN practice book to help me prepare for the boards but my question is when did everyone start to actually look at the chapters,take...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. Taking Exams Over? Curving Grades So Everyone Passes?
    I'm having the same problem in my class as well.Its so bad some girl started crying because of the unfairness that goes on behind closed doors or after hours at school.My best advice would be to...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. What's YOUR Dream Job?
    My dream job-SANE in the ER :)
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Correctional Nursing as a New Grad
    Oops I meant contact
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  24. Correctional Nursing as a New Grad
    Thanks that helped a lot! I live in PA but don't really know or have a nurse.that works at the jail/prison I.wouldnt even.know who to comtact
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  25. Correctional Nursing as a New Grad
    I graduate from LPN school in October and even though just about.everyone wants to work in nursing homes,hospitals,etc. I think correctional nursing would be interesting im always up for...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Correctional Nursing