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    Am I Babysitting or Supervising?

    Am I Babysitting or Supervising?

    Working in rural areas has its challenges, especially when working in a long term care facility in the middle of nowhere.

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    My Journey as a LPN Instructor

    My Journey as a LPN Instructor

    Much like any nurse, my journey starts in nursing school; confused and overwhelmed. I never thought I would be entering a career that would define me forever. Those coveted letters after our names sym…

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    Dementia Can Kill You!!

    Dementia Can Kill You!!

    I was working in a float pool as an LPN years ago until I landed something more permanent. It was always a crap shoot on what the agency would offer me in the form of jobs.

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    Witness to Goodbye

    Witness to Goodbye

    Busy days are so common on a medical surgical floor that you barely notice when you miss a break. There was too many of those days. I had my assigned patients that I shared with my co-assigned RN. We …

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    I Had to Stand Back Due to My Shock and Just Stare

    I Had to Stand Back Due to My Shock and Just Stare

    As most of us did, I started my nursing career as a CNA in a long-term care facility. It was a great experience and I really got my feet wet by following some great nurses around and pitching in where…

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    I'm Going to Jail for Sure!

    I'm Going to Jail for Sure!

    In 1992, I was a brand new LPN (probably even had the new nurse smell) working on a busy med/surg floor. I was so proud and excited about my new career and took my job very seriously! I believe I was …

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    I married Santa

    I married Santa

    Several years ago I was working as a new LPN on a busy Med-Surg unit in a small town in Northern Minnesota. As you can probably guess, we dealt with a lot of blizzards and bad winter weather more ofte…

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