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  1. African American patients - a cultural question
    I'm AA. I've never experienced this. But I have experienced this with older Haitian patients.
    Feb 6
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Before Hospice
    At my job you needed at least 1 year in a hospital or a skilled nursing facility for them to consider you. I'm glad they gave me a chance. I only had a month in a skilled facility before I ran outta...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. When you just don't want to go to work....
    Per diem. Best thing that ever happened to me. Lol
    Oct 24, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Got a cancelation for the CPNE!! Woohoo.
    Good luck!!!!!!!
    Oct 17, '15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  5. Least Favorite Things Patients Say
    I'm literally cracking up. Lol
    Oct 12, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Many of my colleagues are raising their grandkids
    Sounds like my parents. Wow. I had to see if I wrote this. But I'm 32 not 34. Lol I wish my mom divorced my dad too. Not all 2 parent households are cake.
    Oct 11, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. When confidentiality isn't quite the same
    I read this thread from the beginning. Yes. Some credit was given, but one poster stated that he had burnt his bridges and from that, they couldn't take his posts seriously. And then came the 'jokes'...
    Oct 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. When confidentiality isn't quite the same
    Never said I did Farawyn. :) Just stating my opinion on a public forum like you and many others are.. Is that a problem?
    Oct 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. When confidentiality isn't quite the same
    OP this is a good post. Very different on how they do things in Zimbabwe, but that would not go well here. I couldn't imagine my family sitting around my bed listening to all of my health problems...
    Oct 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Do RN's need special training to read PPD tests?
    Wow. Learn something new everyday.
    Oct 8, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. searching  nursing  schools
    Check vocational schools in your area. They are usually accredited. Mine was.
    Oct 7, '15
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  12. An update from the author of , "I Failed out of Nursing School ... Appealed and WON!!"
    I remember you. Congrats!
    Oct 6, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Cost of LPN program?
    Mine was $5500. Not including books and uniforms.
    Oct 4, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. LPN to RN help??
    That's what I wanna know.
    Oct 4, '15
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  15. LPN Jobseeker in Broward County, FL
    I was doing a search on something and came across this! Lol To the OP the jails hire new grads. That was my first job. Try there!
    Oct 1, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Does anyone know of any places in Miami, Florida that is hire new grad Lpn's?
    Broward county jails. They like new grads and that was my first Lpn job. Also telephone triage. Was hired shortly after the jail. Also like new grads from what the manager told me. Good luck!
    Oct 1, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. I want to throat-punch my co-worker
    OP this happened to me once. I said to the secretary "excuse me" there was no 'distractions' she heard me. I wanted her to move her cup. I was RIGHT next to her and we were the only 2 there at the...
    Sep 29, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Just done CPR on neighbour's wife
    So sad. About how old was she? I know he is so heartbroken. But you did all you could do.
    Sep 27, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Do not order scrubs from scrubland beyond.com
    Wow. You guys sure know how to pick apart almost any post a members makes. Geez. Thanks OP. This post might make someone think twice before ordering something they want quick like scrubs for...
    Sep 10, '15
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. LPN in home care
    I would get an order.
    Sep 7, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. LPN math?
    I'm horrible at math. I avoided going into the nursing program for years because of it. I watched slot of videos from khan academy and did dosage calculations non stop. Also, we were able to use...
    Sep 3, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Who here works both part time and per diem?
    I have 2 per diems and 1 part time. If one calls me out the blue and I'm scheduled for another job, I politely decline and say I'm working at my other job. I work my per diem jobs around my part time...
    Aug 24, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. IV certification for LPNs
    I went to Atlantic technical center. Check it out. It's in coconut creek.
    Aug 18, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Attention New Nurses in LTC. Night shift is where it's at.
    I just started at. Rehab/LTC center. I did a couple 7-3 shifts and a few 3-11 shifts. They were short one night so I decided to do the 11-7 shift one day. Man what a difference! I didn't have to deal...
    Aug 18, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. "You won't be IV certified..."
    I'm IV certified. My school offered it after the program to anyone who wanted it. It wasn't DURING the program though.
    Aug 5, '15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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