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  1. Fnp
    I was just wondering if anyone knew anything about Bellarmine or Indiana Wesleyan's family nurse practitioner programs? What are they like? Thanks
    Jun 5, '08
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  2. (!!!) From Accounting to Nursing: I'm in Louisville, KY and Need Your Advice (!!!)
    UL will give you $5000 yr plus money for books. For every 5000 they give you, you owe them a year. If you don't then you just have to pay it back. I reccommend that you have a liitle experience as...
    Aug 3, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  3. licnse renewal
    RN's and LPN's all have to renew their license before oct 31 every year. It cost $50 a year. If you go to the state board of nursing website they have all the info you need. We renew online.
    Jul 7, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  4. Loan Paid Off?
    Yeah last year they paid about $3000 off my loan. You have to have your loan through the student loan people. Go to and its the best in care program
    Jun 14, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  5. Kentucky Gn!! Need Help!
    I believe they have a 2 week hospital orientation. Then each unit/floor has an orientaton and they vary in lengths (4-6 weeks). If you need more they will help you out. We just wont throw you out...
    May 9, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  6. Kentucky Gn!! Need Help!
    I work at UL . I have been there for 7 years and love it. I think the starting pay is around $20.00. Besides pay you need to look at benefits. We have 4different types of insurance, short and long...
    May 5, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  7. Agency work for LPNs in KY?
    I worked as a LPN in an agency. Its all nursing homes of private duty. Not a lot of hospitals
    Mar 20, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  8. Willing to give a CA girl the scoop on good hospitals in KY
    I live in Louisville, the biggest city in Ky. There are multiple hospitals in the area including a teaching/trauma hospital, childrens, and 3 that have L&D. You can live 30 min from downtown and...
    Mar 12, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  9. any advice on shoes?
    I love my crocs. Better than Dansko. But beware my hospital will not let us wear the ones with holes. Infection control.
    Feb 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Help!
    Were I work the shift dif is 3p-11p 12%, 11p-7a 15% (of your base pay). We do not have a weekend diff or any WOW programs. Also my hospital pays bonus for any extra time $5 extra hour on weekdays...
    Feb 27, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  11. Spencerian College ADN Program
    I graduated from Galen both LPN and ADN. Just so you know as of right now Galen is not regionally accredidated. This means if you want to continue to BSN no school will take their credits. Galen...
    Feb 27, '07
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  12. Delegation on NCLEX
    I am currently a LPN, getting ready to graduate with an ADN. We just took our first HESI. There were a lot of questions regarding "you are the charge nurse what patient would you give a new grad RN...
    Feb 13, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Sexual assaults within hospitals...
    A few months ago there was a case in the hospital i work at in which a vistior befriended another visitor on the surgery waiting area, managed to get in in the stairwell and raped her. He told her...
    Dec 31, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. needleless needles
    We just started using the Vanish Point Insuilin Syringes. Nobody likes them you have to retract the needle while it is still in the arm of the patient, so they get the full dose. It is hard reading...
    Dec 6, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. professional upgrade, change our title from nurse to ?
    Oct 10, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. flocks of white birds clogging our hallways
    On my unit we have a very nice doctors area with computers, fax , phones and reference books. Then why do they have to sit in the nurses station and use our phones and computers. There are some...
    Sep 26, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Your most amazing wounds and gore!!!!  Anyone care to share?
    Alright I got a story for you. We got a pt that was having sinus headaches for awhile. Well he came to the hospital when his skin around his sinus's was becoming an open sore. Well within days of...
    Sep 19, '02
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  18. 9-11 in Trauma 1 ER
    I had a bad experence at a hospital after my sister had sinus surgery. She got up to her room about 11:00 am. Her nurse came in assessed her and took her vital signs. Then we saw no one for 3...
    Sep 16, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Throw away your sterile gloves
    Our wound nurse says the same thing. The wound is not clean so there is no need for sterile gloves. She never uses them. I haven't seen anyone die from an infection.
    Sep 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Celexa
    My sister has been on Celexa for about a year for anxiety. Do not try and wean yourself off. She tried and she getts physically sick like the flu. I tried to start it but it broke me out in a rash...
    Sep 2, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Jerry Springer family dynamics
    I got some family disfunction for you. 18 year old was in a fight. His first story was that him and is mom where getting out of the car and some guys (30 to be exact) thought that is mom was a...
    Aug 27, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. McDonald"S Anyone?
    All these law suits are making me sick. Maybe I should sue all the smokers in the world for making me breath in second hand smoke. Just kidding smokers! Get over the fact that you are fat and get...
    Aug 16, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Mistaken Identity
    Who knows what clothes the kids were wearing since they snuck out of the house. Plus they were probably cut off in the ambulance. The families were sure so why would dental records be taken and...
    Aug 6, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Mistaken Identity
    Ok ready for the long story. Two sixteen year old boys, took dad's car out for a joy ride at 3am. Neither kid has a license, so no ID. Well they went airbore hit a tree and the car split in two....
    Aug 6, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Penrose drains, anyone?
    We still use them for a lot of oral surgeries ( abcess teeth and all)
    Jul 27, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion