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  1. Is nursing for me?
    Short answer...only YOU can decide if it is for you. Unfortunately, there are some negatives with nursing that you will experience in school and on the job. It is a profession like no other. And I...
    Oct 7, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Will Incivility Ever go Away ?
    It seems to be tolerated very well in the profession. Just wondering why there doesn't seem to be the "hype" about it when the current pc tone is no bullying.
    Sep 19, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Will Incivility Ever go Away ?
    Bullying in public schools has been a topic prevalent in the media and society the last couple years. However, bullying, or "lateral violence", or "incivility" seems to be an ongoing problem in the...
    Sep 19, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Teamwork: What is Going to Make or Break Nursing
    perhaps lack of incentive to help someone else. Or just the lack of good work ethic in general.
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Teamwork: What is Going to Make or Break Nursing
    my personal experience has been attitude. Some of my coworkers think doing such and such is not MY shift's responsibility so they don't do it. They are concerned only what is relevant to their...
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Teamwork: What is Going to Make or Break Nursing
    team work is so important. But unfortunately, it is rare. In my experience, people tend to do ONLY what is necessary for their specific shift.
    Sep 2, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Nursing Instructors Would Rather see You Fail than Succeed
    Hey everyone,,,I just had a lightbulb go off in this feeble brain of mine! I went to the wrong school! Thanks so much for all your answers and feedback ! I really appreciate it !
    Aug 31, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Nursing Instructors Would Rather see You Fail than Succeed
    And, just to point out something, I did not say every single instructor. I said "almost every instructor".
    Aug 31, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Nursing Instructors Would Rather see You Fail than Succeed
    Wow....I can see that a lot of nursing instructors answered here and I guess I should not be surprised that they are of the opinion that it really isn't them its the student. well ...I had a...
    Aug 31, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nursing Instructors Would Rather see You Fail than Succeed
    I have experienced this with almost EVERY nursing instructor I had. I can honestly say they would rather see you fail than succeed. Has anyone else experienced this ?
    Aug 30, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Are there Online LPN to RN programs
    thanks to everyone for their info !
    Jun 19, '15
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  12. Are there Online LPN to RN programs
    I have seen where there are RN to BSN programs...but what about LPN to RN programs?
    Jun 16, '15
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  13. I don't mean to complain..
    I can totally understand where you are coming from. I feel very little appreciation where I work. Nursing has a lot of politics to it and I often feel like I am in this profession alone.
    Apr 10, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. IV Dosage Calculation Problems
    can anyone recommend a good website that deals with IV dosage calc problems and infusion ratios ?
    Nov 13, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. Math Tutorials
    Hi I am returning to school to work on my RN degree. I need to refresh my nursing math and was wondering if anyone could recommend some webiste that have nursing math tutorials that they find are...
    Jul 20, '14
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  16. Should I work in LTC ?
    Thanks everyone!
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Should I work in LTC ?
    Thanks everyone for your suggestions. I am looking for greener pastures though. I need to learn new things or I will become stagnant.
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Should I work in LTC?
    Hi everyone! I currently work in home health nursing as an LPN. However, I wish to learn more skills and feel I am stagnant in my job. Should I make a leap of faith to long term care? or will the...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. How has being (becoming) a lpn changed your life?
    Your story is so inspiring! How did nursing change my life? well, I am an LPN. I got an LPN job just 10 days after passing NCLEX! I got promoted without hardly trying! For the first time in my...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Should I work in LTC ?
    hi, I am currently working home health nursing as an LPN. THese last couple years, i feel my skills are becoming stagnant. I am not learning anything new. I would like to work in a nursing home ,...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. That Dreaded 3-11 Shift
    I like 3-11 pm well enough, BUT i miss out on a TON of activities! have had to miss many evening things, church related things, community related things because I have to work in the evening. ...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. As a Nurse our whole lives revolve round our schedule
    you raised some really good points in this post. I see time and time again totallly unfair scheduling. Some people NEVER have to work a friday. I have to agree, people who DON'T have kids, are...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Verses for Nurse's Funeral Mass?
    how about the verse in the new testament..."well done good and faithful servant"? your mom was a servant to others her whole life. And she was also GOD"s servant! My sympathies to you on your...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  24. Schedule issues...how common is it ?
    I work at an agency that is what I would call, UNFAIR in scheduling people. I won't get into all the particulars but it seems the PM shifts are the ones with the least amount of back up. Also, I...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    I am an LPN, and I DO MORE than my RN supervisor. not only does she not have a clue as to what is going on with our patients, she can't do a schedule right to save her life and doesn't know who is...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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