LPNwithBIGdreams LPN

Dementia / Hospice


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LPNwithBIGdreams has 12 years experience as a LPN and specializes in Dementia / Hospice.

10 year LTC LPN. Halfway done with my BSN and currently in school. Check back in 2022 for my RN ?

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  1. Why am I asked to fix things that are NOT my job?

    I should clarify it is the residents/patients asking this of me, the LPN. What should I say to them? They don't want to wait for the maintenance man ?
  2. I work agency in nursing homes. Here is a small list of things I've been asked to fix as an LPN 1.) Microwave not working 2.) Toilet clogged 3.) TV not working 4.) Recliner chair not working 5.) Lightbulb out 6.)Internet...
  3. Kitchen gals tried to eat the patient's food

    They didn’t eat them yet, saved with plastic wrap on it
  4. Hi everyone, I have a dilemma. I work at a nursing home. My patient did not get her breakfast tray so I went to the kitchen. The kitchen told me to go find the girl handing out the trays and turned me away as they made themselves plates of food. ...
  5. My school is not authorized for my state. Could I just do the online program and then take the RN NCLEX in Texas or some other authorized state and then nurse compact it to my state? Thank you, It's Allegany college of Maryland.
  6. RN coworker discouraged me

    I am most definitely not a hypochondriac my friends LOL
  7. RN coworker discouraged me

    Thank you, ❤️ Your comment was exactly what I needed to read.
  8. RN coworker discouraged me

    My nurse co worker made a comment that kinda irked me. Wondering what I should do with this situation. I am going back to school for an LPN-BSN. I am halfway through the program. Anyways I'm explaining to her in a work conversation, a friendly one, t...
  9. Hello. I have been an LPN, CDP for 10 years. Yesterday, my RN unit manager asked me to do the wound care she usually does. So I did the dressing on this lady (lets call her Bertha). Bertha micromanaged the entire procedure from start to finish. (what...
  10. My resident has an order that states "MAKE SURE KEPPRA AND DILANTIN ARE GIVEN 1 HOUR APART AND 1 HOUR SEPARATE FROM OTHER MEDS" Why is this? Is it a drug interaction? Anyone know? Thanks!
  11. I just submitted my application for the January 2018 BSN cohort. I've been an LPN for 7 years. My gpa is 3.15. I hope I get in!! Anyone else?
  12. What is the average 2017 Colorado salary

    Wondering what your 2017 salary is For RN in Colorado?
  13. were you scared/nervous on your first day of work as LVN

    Nope not at all. :jester:KIDDING i was terrified. all knowledge of anything i learned was erased. lol but it got a lot better and within 3 months i felt better