Need advice-Night shift LPN at LTC - page 2
:o I am broke so will be returning to nursing next month. What advice would you give to an LPN working noc shift in order to survive. I need the money bad and the hospitals are looking for per diem... Read More
Jul 20, '04Occupation: LPN in LTC Joined: Nov '03; Posts: 345; Likes: 1When I started working nights, I took generic benedryl to help me sleep during the day. Haven't needed that in a while, though. I use lots of caffeine. I'm thankful for air conditioning. It's hard to sleep well when it's so hot.
Jul 31, '04From: US ; Joined: Jan '04; Posts: 3,163; Likes: 1,155:spin: Thanks all for your great advice. I got the job and will be starting on Monday. It is very hot here and I can't use the air conditioning because my 82 year old mother is cold all the time. She does go to adult day care every Monday and Wed. so I will put the air conditioner on full blast when she leaves for the day.