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  1. Nurses Diverting Narcotics.
    If you're dead set on reporting them, make SURE they're actually diverting. I was just fired (I live in Atlanta) because we got a new don/adon and both are black, which is great. Except every single...
    May 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Minimum Wage + LVN Wage
    Heh heh... Try Georgia, where LPNs WITH supervisory experience make a grand total of $14/hr in a lot of places. I made $19/hr fresh out of school when I moved to Mississippi.
    May 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. New beginner from GA - anyone from Atlanta or the surrounding areas?
    I've been an LPN since '06, and I'm looking into the Excelsior LPN-RN program. Is anyone from GA graduated from the program, or is currently in it? I'd very much like to talk to someone who could...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  4. relocating
    What they said is true... I moved here from out of state with my LPN, and when they told me they'd be offering me $14/hour at a LTC center, I laughed and said, 'No, really... what are you really...
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  5. Coworker nurse trying to ruin my reputation...
    I finally decided to quit and get another LTC job, which was just as horrible as the last place. I've decided to take a break from LTC and do Private Duty nursing (which not only pays $7-11/hr more,...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Coworker nurse trying to ruin my reputation...
    I have decided to leave the job. I have an interview next week at another facility, so fingers crossed I get the job. I told my manager I felt like I was working in a hostile environment, and it was...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Coworker nurse trying to ruin my reputation...
    Is this something I should consider seeing a lawyer about, like was suggested in the first response? Perhaps a 'cease and desist' letter, or maybe a slander lawsuit? I'm concerned this is damaging my...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Coworker nurse trying to ruin my reputation...
    I've been a nurse for 5 years, and at my present facility for 2. I've come to find out in the last 2 weeks, that another nurse (same position as me - floor nurse) has been spreading lies about me...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. TERRIBLE medical director at LTC facility - what do I do??
    I need some advice as to how to handle the medical director at the LTC facility I work at... I work at a 150 bed LTC/acute rehab facility, in which there are 3 MDs (including the med. director, who...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. I may have been the recipent of a botched ortho surgery... HELP!?!
    I need some help from you all, please! I'm at my wits end and don't know what to do. :crying2: I value the opinions of the nurses on this board, and am hoping to get some advice. I've been...
    May 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Targeted by psychotic, manipulative patient
    SOOOO... She's BACK, after a week long stay at a psych facility. She ultimately DID come back with a dx of 'Psychosis' and a new order for Risperdal 0.5mg, bid, which she is refusing to take (she...
    Jan 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Targeted by psychotic, manipulative patient
    Shes psychotic in MY opinion... she has NO dx of it... they're keeping her here for the $ and that is IT.
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Targeted by psychotic, manipulative patient
    I work in a LTC/Rehab facility. There is a patient there who does NOT belong (she is 65 and has absolutely nothing physically wrong with her). However, she is homeless, and because of the money...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Want to start traveling...any info/advice?
    What is the agency pay vs LTC pay? I make a measly $16.50/hr in GA working 3-11 and I was nudged toward agency from a friend... Please help!! I've got to find a new job... I'm desperate.
    Nov 22, '10
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  15. Sunbridge/ For profits
    I currently work for Sunbridge and am trying looking for another job NOW. This place is a corporation first and foremost, and the place I work treats its staff like garbage. The 'FOR PROFIT'...
    Nov 14, '10
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  16. LPN new to Atlanta - needs help!!
    I've just returned to the area, and my nursing license FINALLY went through today. I live in Stockbridge. Does anyone know of a good LTC facility nearby (or other place to work) that's a nice place...
    Apr 29, '10
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  17. What isn't wrong with the GA BON?
    Yes. I wish I'd have had the option to do that...
    Mar 30, '10
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  18. What isn't wrong with the GA BON?
    Sure there is! Just don't be stupid like me and WAIT till you get here to transfer your license. Start ASAP!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! (Like, last year, if you want to get it done THIS year. Pfft). Cursed...
    Mar 29, '10
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. What isn't wrong with the GA BON?
    I'm creeping up on month number 2 of waiting... This is REDICULOUS. I'm seriously thinking of going back to Hilton Hotels and working for them again. ARGH.
    Mar 29, '10
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  20. LPN-RN bridge/where to work in Stockbridge or around the area....
    Hello, I'm 29 and just moved back into the area after being gone for 15 years. I'm an LPN, and live in Stockbridge, GA, and need some suggestions as to where to go back to school to get my RN. I...
    Mar 23, '10
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  21. Wound Care LPN - need advice
    I'm a relatively new nurse (2 years), and have been working as a charge nurse/wound care nurse in my LTC facility. I'm basically learning by experience, as I'm not certified as a wound care nurse,...
    Sep 25, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. your very first patient death.....
    My first patient to die really made me question my ethical beliefs... She was 50 years old, in a LTC facility (I don't remember for what). She had a seizure, sent her out to the ER, and she returned...
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Do you carry malpractice insurance?
    I was told by my facility that if we/I were sued, they would come after the facility, not me. (though, I'm afraid they wouldn't get much from me, lol)
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Question:  Why don't hospitals color code the scrubs?
    I don't care what color they put us in... but my lord... my facility went to all white for nurses, and I can't tell you the number of times I've had to go to laundry and find someones clothing to...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Giving narcs
    I work as a charge nurse in a LTC facility. Every once in a blue moon, I end up on a med cart, which is great, as I can check up on what meds have/haven't been given, etc. (I've only been doing this...
    Jun 21, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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