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- Oct 20, '11 by jenny1324Quote from roso614Thanks for the advice. I wasn't able to reply in a private message bc it says I can't.lol. I'm new to this website, I hope to get the hang of it soon. I'm glad to hear all is going well for you. I can't wait to get an acceptance letter already. This waiting period has been very nerve wrecking. Continue doing well and I hope to keep in contacti think they can. at orientation they said we can use Nikes as long as they were all white. they never said anything about laces.
- Oct 21, '11 by femShoes: They sell all-white shoes in the bookstore. I forget the name of the manufacturer of the shoes. They seem pretty comfortable (when I try on).
It is good to have them from day one because you practice skills for "FUNDAMENTAL NURSING SKILLS LAB". The lab requires a lab coat & closed-toed shoes for admission to the lab. If you are practicing "occupied-bed making", it is good to be wearing the proper footwear (just like you would wear in the hospital).
ZIP UP shirt/jacket REQUIRED FOR CLINICALS:
Only available at the bookstore. Lab coat can be bought at bookstore with MDC emblem. I've heard a FEW students buy elsewhere without MDC emblem. Buy pants NOT AT BOOKSTORE if you want. I did not find the pants that were comfortable & fit well at the bookstore.
WHAT THEY DON'T TELL YOU:
You really should buy a stethoscope & blood pressure cuff before school starts. The first exam in "FUNDAMENTALS LAB SKILLS" is "vitals". (blood pressure requires blood pressure cuff + stethoscope). And some professors for PEHA (Physical Exam & Health Assessment) like you to actually do "exams on other students". So you need the stethoscope for that, too... to assess the heart, abdomen, etc. Not to mention in the real world (clinicals? hospitals!) you are likely to need a stethoscope.
GOOD LUCK.Last edit by fem on Oct 21, '11 : Reason: full-time vs part-time blog
- Oct 21, '11 by femOOPS accidentally clicked submit two times.Last edit by fem on Oct 21, '11 : Reason: accientally clicked submit two times
- Dec 15, '12 by SENSUALBLISSINFLQuote from on eagles wingsWhat does "sls" 1 credit courses mean? I need to take at least 6 credits to 9, but I am only taking actually six, and I hate to take another class that will tie me up in studying?awww that is so sad. idk why the nursing program is under 12 credits. its not fair because it IS full time.... i've seen students in the f/t program have to sign up for those "sls" 1 credit courses just to make up the time... unfaiiiir.
- Dec 16, '12 by femI believe SLS is "student life skills".
Meaning you learn how to be a good student. Studying skills. Time management. Test taking strategies. or whatever.
If you barely graduated from high school, you should take this class.
If you have a college degree, it is a waste of your time unless you are just looking for that "easy A" to fill up the extra credits you need.
- Dec 17, '12 by SENSUALBLISSINFLOK, thanks. Yes, I have my ADN, working towards getting the BSN. Thought it was another certification useful to applying for jobs.