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  1. Wondering if I can do this.

    Your going to be slow at first, take your time and breath the pt's are not going anywhere. You are learning how to take care of a lot of pt's at one time, your mastering the med cart and tx, phones, assessment skills, ect. It takes time to feel comfo...
  2. Male LPNs and LPN job opportunities.

    I'm a male LPN I have never had any issues finding work or being respected as a nurse. I have worked med/surg, dialysis and home health/hospice. Hospice is where I finally found my home and been doing it the past few years. I run into and have worked...
  3. New private duty LPN feeling incompetent

    Don't feel this way you had little to no orientation period. I worked in a rehab as a new grad and they gave me 6 weeks of orientation. I stayed there for a couple years now I work hospice. I love it but don't think my skill set or confidence was rea...
  4. LPN NEW TO HOSPICE

    I'm a LPN with 2 years of skilled nursing experience and 1 year of Dialysis experience. I recently accepted a full time night position with a hospice company. I wanted to know from some more experienced nurses anything they wish they knew before star...
  5. Confused about the NPA

    No I don't we went over the parts that pertains to LPN's in my nursing program
  6. Confused about the NPA

    I'm a LPN - IV cert in MO. To sum it up fast you can't iv push outside of a life saving scenario, we don't hang blood products but can monitor a pt who is receiving blood products, we also are not allowed to access power ports, admin of chemo drugs o...
  7. New Grad LPN first job

    I'm a LPN as well I had 3 weeks of orientation as a new grad working in a rehab. I felt comfortable around 6 months, I have been working almost 2 years and still see and learn new things and ask questions when I see something new. It takes time to ge...
  8. Is this LTC facility trying to take her license?

    Actually in my state joint commission does not oversee or regulate ltc the state board of nursing oversees them I have worked agency and no orientation or training outside of what the agency provides is required to take a assignment in a ltc facility
  9. Any urgent care LPN's?

    Hello, I have been looking to make a change from the Skilled Rehab unit I currently charge overnights. I have been thinking of trying out Urgent Care sitting while I got back to school and bridge. I was hoping to find out what a typical day is like ...
  10. License number

    I had mine the next morning, I tested in September checked online and my info came up
  11. New Nurse, Nursing Home isn't for me.

    LTC wasn't for me either, I just switched from LTC to home health & hospice and I'm happier and feel like I get to be the kind a nurse I want to be. Don't give up figure out where your home is, I would suggest working for agency pick up in clinic...
  12. Advice for a new home health nurse

    Thank you so much never thought about gloves and paper towels, will make sure to have my own stock of basic supplies with me
  13. Advice for a new home health nurse

    Home health no private duty
  14. Advice for a new home health nurse

    Thanks for the information and advice, it's greatly appreciated :)
  15. Advice for a new home health nurse

    Hello, I was starting to experience some burn out and really not enjoying my current setting any longer I decided to make a change. As a nurse I have only worked in short term rehab and a few shift here and there in LTC. I'm a little nervous and wa...