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  1. Should I become an LVN?

    I am an LVN (LPN) now. The unfortunate truth is that CNAs do the most work but the healthcare field in general is demanding. If I get a break, its usually not at the same time everyday.
  2. "Smart" students make bad nurses?

    In general, that is usually true b/c people that are good with books don't always do well with hands on and vice versa. Like all blanket statements there are always exceptions to the rules. I was an excellent student and I have been told I am an exce...
  3. ISU LPN-BSN Spring 2016

    So did you guys get a response from Indiana yet?
  4. Favorite Nurse Quote?

    Pills pay the bills!
  5. ISU LPN-BSN Spring 2016

    Hello! I am also applying for 2016. I didn't realize they turned people away. I received a letter today stating they may not get the opportunity to review all my information since it was not received b/f Sept. 1. I think I just bugged them to death i...
  6. Seniority rules right?

    Welp, I learned from that situation. Resident recovered fully. I quit that job and got another one paying more money and working with less shady people. As it turns out there were some problems with her day charge nurse and she tried to pawn it off o...
  7. Do nurses eat their young?

    I've experienced it and I am going through it now in fact. There is no support.
  8. Seniority rules right?

    I should have trusted my gut about this place and left after the first day but I didn't. I've been an LPN 4 months and 10 days. I work in long-term care in the evenings (4pm-12am). It is a 70 bed facility and I have 35-37 residents. It seems like eve...
  9. Nurses need a pedometer

    Awesome! I'm getting one!
  10. Advice for a stuttering nurse

    (Hugs) I stutter also. I would recommend practicing common phrases. Anxiety worsens the problem no doubt. Admit you are nervous. Try applying at some "less desirable" places. In all honesty, I pray. Moses had a stuttering problem too. Best of luck!
  11. nursing eating young

    I am a new graduate LPN and it has been my experience that some nurses eat their young and some nurture their young. I have been in the field approximately 3 months and I work in long-term care. My full-time job stinks because they eat their young. T...
  12. Job Offer

    One of the leading hospitals in GA if not the leading hospital had the nerve to offer my pennies to start in one of their facilities. I was so surprised, I didn't know what to say.
  13. Liability Insurance

    Soooo does anyone have a nurse insurance (liability) policy? If so, with whom? How much is the coverage? How much coverage do you have? and Was there a waiting period before it became active?
  14. Tell me more please!? What were the four exams like?
  15. Still Waiting...Patiently

    I'm trying to be patient. I have classmates that have already tested, scheduled their test and some of us are still waiting for ATT. sigh.