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  1. Job offer...finally!
    May 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How do I handle a patronizing coworker?
    UPDATE:: She quit! Today was her last day! She stated that she was too busy to work full time... :wavey:
    Apr 8, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. How do I handle a patronizing coworker?
    Thanks Everyone! :D
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Calling residents affectionate names?
    As an older nurse, I would like to weigh in on this topic of calling patients by pet names; i.e. "sweetie", "honey", "dear", etc. I have had waitpersons and sales clerks address me by each of the...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. What is your definition of a good manager?
    What makes a good manager? First, I have to say that I agree with what has already been stated by the other posters. Second, I will say that I have had several managers I considered to be...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. What is your current LPN salary
    Southeast CT Clinics 8-5 M-F, No weekends, NO OT allowed. $20/hr
    Mar 31, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. How do I handle a patronizing coworker?
    Sashal2lady: Thanks for the kind reply... :D Today was much better....
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. How do I handle a patronizing coworker?
    Hi Everyone: Today I started my first LPN position after taking a refresher course and getting a license in this state. I have been hired to do a job that I am certain I am well-qualified to do...
    Mar 28, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. I finally PASSED my NCLEX-RN exam!!!
    Hooray! I am so happy for you! :yeah::redbeathe:hrnsmlys: Your perserverance and determination are wonderful! Now go get that job and do not be discouraged if it takes a little while... ...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. RN job market in Connecticut
    Hi HathawayToGo: I am beginning to see ads on for RNs to be hired at Lawrence and Memorial Hospital in New London, CT. It is still difficult to find work as a nurse here in CT, but...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  11. Can CT LPNs Become Independent Private Duty Nurses?
    Thanks for your reply. :) I did check with the CT BON some time ago and discovered that you are absolutely right...LPNs have to work under an RN in the state of CT. This is not true for all...
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  12. How many LPN's had phlebotomy including in their course?
    Trained in Michigan. IV training not provided nor required. Moved to another state where my employer required it so I went to a nearby hospital that offered training and certification. I can do...
    Jan 28, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. oboy i got the popup via pearsonvue website oboy oboy!
    Jan 28, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. Doctors office job..think I made a mistake...
    Hi Marshall1: Could you continue working at the doctor's office to assure an adequate income and less stress while searching for a better position closer to home? In the meantime, is there a...
    Jan 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. WOW! Have things changed that much or did we have our signals crossed???
    Hi: I am an older nurse who has recently done a refresher course and had to take another NCLEX because of being out of active nursing for more than three years...The NCLEX was at a center and was...
    Jan 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How to study for online Micro
    Hi Johnny: I need to take a Micro class too. Could you please tell me more about where you are taking it online? I don't recognize the name. If you cannot tell me in this thread, please send me a...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  17. Free Kaplan Nursing eBooks (NCLEX, Math for Nurses, etc)
    Thanks so much for sharing this.... How did you do on your TEAS?
    Jan 15, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  18. New grad/bad economy, bend over and take it?
    Hi: When I first became an LPN many years ago, I went to a SNF to work and after a month of orientation on days, I was offered night shift. I took it gladly and learned a lot. After a year of night...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Everyone wears scrubs!
    When I first started in nursing years ago, I had the opportunity to go into the operating room to observe as a student nurse. I loved being able to dress in scrubs, shoe and hair covers instead of...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  20. Is it a waste of time to become an LPN or Keep on the route I'm going. I live in NY .
    Hi: First, please take a deeeep breath, hold it for a few seconds, and let it out very slowly... There now... Your post sounds like you are very stressed and about to panic... What you need...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Just want to share the news; I got a JOB
    :):D:redpinkhe:yeah::yeah::redbeathe:balloons::yelclap::yelclap::hrnsmlys::clpty::flwrhrts::dancgrp::anpom::hpygrp::ancong!::hotchocolate: What wonderful news! Enjoy and please let us know some...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. "Mature" graduates finding employment
    In these times it is very hard for newly graduated LPNs or RNs to find work whether they are younger than 40 or older than 40. It is also hard for older nurses returning to active nursing after more...
    Jan 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  23. Will a Doctor help ya out??
    Hi johnny depp23: From my experience, doctors are humans. Some will gladly help you and others will not. If you run into the latter kind, do not take it personally... Maybe they had a rough day,...
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Vent on noncommunication
    Hi TonyaM73: Here's hoping all of your tomorrows are MUCH better and less chaotic. {{{{{{{{{{TonyaM73}}}}}}}}}}}}}} :heartbeat
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Why Lactated Ringers in Postpartum?
    Hi: This link will take you to a site that will give you information on why Lactated Ringers' solution might be ordered instead of Normal Saline...
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing