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  1. What did you do before nursing?
    I started my first nursing job at 25. Before that I quit my CNA of about 2 years for nursing school. Before my CNA job (and a little bit while I worked the CA job), I was working retail in the mall,...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Does anyone think nursing school gives too many chances?
    First off, it is basic math. Im terrible at taking tests AND I'm not so hot in math. But I do the calculations just fine when I'm on the floor. It's about the pressure. Some people are just bad test...
    May 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. LPN school and night shift
    12 or 16 hours on the weekends better. You want that time after school to study and do homework.
    Apr 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. jersey college lpn to rn program
    Did you go to this campus? or are you still attending? How is the faculty?
    Apr 14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  5. Just a Cog
    I def. Would have said something. I'm a quiet one but I wait my turn to speak (when one of the big people pulls me to the side). My administration hated me for this reason.
    Dec 17, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What reality show do you follow?
    Right now, I cant wait until the Real Housewives of New Jersey comes back.
    Jun 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. What's the best stethoscope??
    I last bought an MDF and it works just as great as my Littman. plus the colors are stylish... mine is all black everything.
    May 22, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  8. How to survive 16h shifts...
    Bring an extra pair of comfortable shoes. Sleep at least 5 hrs before work. Bring coffee.... I like the Starbucks frapp in the glass bottle. Some people say Mountain Dew is really good.... if you...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. How to avoid the 'waitlist' in a nursing program?
    Is there really a way that youre going to show up at a school, jump all these students on the list who have worked hard, to get the prereqs done, scored high on the entry exams etc. and qualify for...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Too young/ early in life to be in Nursing Program?
    I didnt even read the whole article..... but no youre not too young for it. This is not true, thats their opinion... notice; they said 'they should'. And thats because they're jealous. ...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. LTC-I want report and count at beginning of my shift
    I would think that it would be nice to get report and count over with so you can be free to do whatever else you want or need to do. Thats ridiculous. I'd get the DON since you cant touch the count...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. What makes nursing stressful for you?
    I'd have to agree. Its about the higher people telling you to punch out and get the work done on time no matter what.... Well, the stress level goes high when you have a re-admit at 2:30, and a fall...
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Full moon syndrome-fact or fiction
    YES. I do see these things happen. More falls, more elopements, more combative behavior, wandering at night & sleeping during the day...etc. W/ the coworkers, I just think its a reaction to the...
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The rolling backpack debate
    I'm 'young' and I had a rolling backpack (that I wouldnt dare put on my back) every single day going to class. I'd say you cant depend on somebody else for anything that comes to school. What if...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Any reason for me to renew my CNA license after RN license?
    The fact that you have no job as a nurse should tell you......... I'm hearing its even worse than when I graduated.... to find a nursing job. Why not get your foot in the door somewhere as a...
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Did you have to brush your classmates teeth?
    If youre talking about CNA class, yes I did. We had to do most of the skills on eachother to know how it is from the pt/residents position. Actually, the worst one for me was transfers and we had to...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. What is your current LPN salary
    Well, that situation going to force a change.
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. How long did it take to get your first LPN job?
    I passed in Oct. and got a job the next April. A good 6 Months.... Im still there now, and ready to get experience somewhere else.
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. Nurses see us coming for clinical and RUN away from us. Irritating!
    Well, I dont think its every facility thats like that..... Each workplace has different moods and attutudes whether students are there or not... It depends on alot of things. Look at it this way; Now...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. LPN vs. RN
    By standards, do you mean what is expected of an RN Vs. an LPN?
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. LPN vs. RN
    Right. But I do know some RNs (and a soon-to-be RN) that I work with..... that look at LPNs and speak to them as if they dont know anhything at all.
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What it means to be in an "outbreak"
    And ofcourse its the nurses fault, and always will be. Its frustrating because we're not the only staff who hops from room to room. I've seen family members call from home and say Theyve caught...
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  23. How long did you stay at your 1st job?
    im still at my first job. been here for 10 months. im looking for a second job though.
    Jan 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. New Grad...need help dealing with super negative staff!
    i dont pay attention to what others think. every day that i'm at work, i know what i need to do to get the job done. i'll be fine so long as everybody is working as a team and making sure the...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. How do you de-stress?
    I'm now gonna get myself a real good mattress, w/ a new comforter set. I deserve it.
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101