Lpn1997

Lpn1997

New New
  • 11

    Content

  • 0

    Articles

  • 1,236

    Visitors

  • 0

    Followers

Lpn1997's Latest Activity

  • Joined:
  • Last Visited:
  1. I have an upcoming interview for a case mgmt position with a community based company. The job ad states that the CM would "coordinate care to meet needs of medicaid patients". I have no CM experience. The ad only asked that applicants be an RN with...
  2. Resume question

    I was an LPN but am now an RN. Once I passed my RN boards, I never renewed my LPN license so it expired. On my resume, I have a section to list any licenses and certifications. Should I list the LPN in addition to the RN even thought the LPN has expi...
  3. When applying for a new job..

    I am thinking of switching jobs so I'm trying to fill out an application for another facility. It asks your starting and ending hourly salaries of your current and past jobs. I'm not sure what to put. I have my base hourly salary, then I get 25% on t...
  4. Is one year of med/surg necessary?

    Unlike my user name suggests, I am now an RN(graduated in 5/08) but have been an LPN x10 years. Those years were spent solely in clinics: internal medicine, OB/GYN, and family practice. Now that I've gotten my RN, I am working on a 14 bed OB unit o...
  5. Do You Announce That You're a Nurse?

    I don't usually annouce the fact that I am a nurse unless something isn't going right or someone isn't doing something that they should. I don't think that me being a nurse is usually relevent when I or my kids are at the doctor's office. When I wa...
  6. Children after Lap Band surgery?

    Yes you can have children after weight loss surgery. However, after gastric bypass most doctors want you to wait anywhere from 1 year to 18months after surgery before trying to conceive. I'm not sure about the time limit with lapband, although I'm...
  7. Mirena & weight gain

    I know my experience may not be typical, but I had gastric bypass one year prior to getting the Mirena inserted. Within a month of getting the Mirena, my weight loss came to a halt completely and I still had about 50 pounds left to lose. Its been a...
  8. Input needed

    First off, let me say that this question if of a personal nature as it has to do with my Grandmother who is 80 years old and has Alzheimers. She is in a LTC facility but not in the Alzheimers unit. She is at the point that she no longer walks or ta...
  9. Lapband Expiriences -- Pros and Cons

    Have you checked out Obesityhelp.com? I joined last year before I had gastric bypass and have learned a lot. There are different forums, one of which is designated for people interested in or who have already had lapband. I do remember reading whe...
  10. Headed back to school

    I'm an LPN who hasn't worked in 2 years since the birth of my baby. I will be going back to school in January in a bridge program to get my RN. However, before that happens I need to take Microbiology. Does anybody know if there is a such thing as...