captncourageous98

captncourageous98

Med Surg, Geriatrics

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captncourageous98 has 7 years experience and specializes in Med Surg, Geriatrics.

LPN, Husband, father of two

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  1. How do you wear your hair for clinicals?

    Well, during my clinical I wore my hair short and combed down, except for the front I liked to spike it up a little. Of course it is only about an inch tall and I am a guy! If I were a girl I would wear it up in a bun if it is long enough. My friend ...
  2. What would you have said to this CNA

    Wow! You are totally lost! It is not about Christmas cards and being "liked". I to was a CNA, Tech, Nurse. It is about respect I agree, but it is also about leadership! If you have a code and you ask her to do something detrimental to the safety and ...
  3. What would you have said to this CNA

    Well, I think that the damage is already done. It seems to me that although this approach may be somewhat counter productive at first, it would definitely put a new perspective on things for the CNA's. I would call a meeting of the CNA's before 15 mi...
  4. Ivy Tech Thread

    I am taking ENG 112 online and Personal Finance (the 1cr. hour course). I am also studying my TEAS book bc I scored low on the math. I have one more pre-requisite to take and that would be either the Chemistry or Adv. Physiology. I am really concerne...
  5. Hello my name is David and I am prior Navy. I am currently and LPN here in Indiana and am working towards my RN. I was a CNA before I joined the Navy and got suckered into the non designated seaman deal. "Boatswainsmate"... Decided to get back into n...
  6. Indiana University Medical Center

    I worked for Clarian Health (IU Hospital) for 5.5 yrs. I loved it! It is a teaching hospital and the staff I worked with was great. I worked a GI unit and also Organ Transplant. I hope you get the job!
  7. How did you do on the TEAS?

    I am having so much trouble with the math. I got an overall 70.6. I could not finish the math. I have taken the MAT 050 as a refresher and got an A on MAT 118. I did not have enough time to finish the Math portion and got a 53.3. I don't know what i...
  8. Roll Call, LPN to RN Students!!!

    I am taking my first online course through my local college here in Indiana. So far so good! I will then transfer to the ASN program at my local college while doing a dual enrollment with Indiana State University. They have an online program for ASN ...
  9. Volunteer Nurses: Counted as a Work Experience?

    Does the Philippines have a civil liberties union that you can go to in order to file a complaint or law suit? You should not be passing medications and doing the work of a nurse unless you have a paid contract to do so. Anything else could be constr...
  10. You have reached the Holy Grail of information for military nursing. I am sure that both you and your wife will find the information needed in the many posts. Keep asking questions and someone will get back with you. just_cause is a great person to a...
  11. With an ASN the only branch of service that will accept you as an officer is the Army Reserve. You would commision as a 2nd Lt. If you want to progress past Captain however you need your BSN. The Air Force offers a Health Professions Scholarship Prog...
  12. Vaneep

    I am an LPN looking to finish a BSN. I have applied at the VA and am still waiting for reply. I plan on going in and finding out where they are in the hiring process. What is the VANEEP program? Could you tell me does this pay for all of your schooli...
  13. Time line for getting into Army Reserves as an ADN nurse

    Good luck cursed! I am also seeking admission into an LPN to ASN program here in Indiana. I am working on my pre-requisites for my BSN through Indiana State University's distance program. How do you like army life as an E-5? My wife wants me to get m...
  14. Time line for getting into Army Reserves as an ADN nurse

    Congratulations! Have you decided what you are going to do afterward? Will you take a bonus or tuition reimbursment? I wish you the best of luck. I am also an LPN working for my RN then BSN. TNX, David
  15. Army Nurse Corps Reserves...

    I am really at witts end here! I live in Indiana coincidentally and checked out the ISU program. I am an LPN working on my ASN and my goal is to get atleast BSN if not MSN. I was really not that impressed with the campus nor the program. Went for the...