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Nursing Student Days - page 2

I was a very naughty student during my nursing college days. Does not follow the appropriate uniform at times,Always arrives late during our scheduled clinical rotations, does not listen to... Read More

  1. Visit  Lstcats profile page
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    I am so glad to see all the comments about this serious issue. I am glad that most everyone has seen the light about this topic. Thanks also to OC85 for clarifying the "language barrier" issue as this is something I deal with as an instructor all the time. Nursing schools seem to let people in even w/ poor English speech and grammar. I think it is in part, fear of being labeled discriminating. If the students only understood that this is a matter of life and death for a patient than they wouldn't take it so personal. Thanks for the reminder.
  2. Visit  overseaslander profile page
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    Crazy experience!!!
  3. Visit  dawngloves profile page
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    This sounds like the Amelia Bedelia of Nursing.
  4. Visit  organichombre profile page
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    Funny story if you are a layperson who has no investment in patient care. Sadly the language barrier is all to real I'm afraid, and maybe this is how this individual copes with the distress. But yeah, late, wrong uniform, sleeping? come back when you grow up!
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  5. Visit  averna profile page
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    I.. am kind of speechless. There are limits to when things are funny. It's almost cute and funny, sure, but it also kind of makes me wanna smack you. Grow up.
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  6. Visit  want to do good 86 profile page
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    LOL That's a very goood story! Thanks for sharing it!
  7. Visit  want to do good 86 profile page
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    No offense, it's irresponsible to treat your career something as important as nursing like it's nothing, but i did get a giggle :uhoh21:
  8. Visit  OC85 profile page
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    Quote from want to do good 86
    No offense, it's irresponsible to treat your career something as important as nursing like it's nothing, but i did get a giggle :uhoh21:
    Heh, I think you're way too nice for your own good. Really, "irresponsible" doesn't even begin to cover it. When you look at the rest of the post [always late, sleeping when he is supposed to be caring for patients, etc], it becomes pretty clear that the OP should have been kicked out of whatever nursing program he was in. Honestly, I really hope he failed his licensing exam, because the thought of a person like this actually working as a nurse is more than a little frightening.
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  9. Visit  Lstcats profile page
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    Quote from want to do good 86
    LOL That's a very goood story! Thanks for sharing it!
    You seem to be in the minority here. Did you really read the other posts by all of those who find this story appalling? Try to read what I wrote if you have a chance.:wink2:
  10. Visit  2BNICURN22 profile page
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    I have read some of the post saying that if a student speaks poor english they shouldn't be allowed to practice.
    I just want to say that I just graduated and in our class we had several students with language barriers and they were excellent students. They worked harder than most of us to make sure that they became safe nurses and never did their language barrier cause them to be foolish. This post is about not taking school or the profession seriously and lack of maturity and language shouldn't be used as an excuse. I find it frustrating that there are so many students that apply to become nurses and only a few are accepted into programs and then you have these type of students who don't take it seriously.
  11. Visit  Lstcats profile page
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    I believe that only "one" or "two" posts commented on a language barrier. I don't believe the article was about any language barriers what so ever. The student did not ask when he did not "know" what CR meant. It has nothing to do w/ language barrier. It has to do w/ his poor performance.
  12. Visit  2BNICURN22 profile page
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    Quote from Lstcats
    I believe that only "one" or "two" posts commented on a language barrier. I don't believe the article was about any language barriers what so ever. The student did not ask when he did not "know" what CR meant. It has nothing to do w/ language barrier. It has to do w/ his poor performance.
    I was addressing the post that said this was a hard working student with a languae barrier. Like I said language isn't an excuse to be foolish. I don't believe I said the aricle was about language, I said it was about a student's lack of maturity and commitment. And yes, it was only two post that talked about language.
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  13. Visit  hopefulUS profile page
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    Quote from hellooonurse84
    you are exactly the kind of classmate that makes my blood boil! :angryfire everyone else is working so hard just to survive through nursing school, so terrified that if they make one mistake it could be the mistake to fail them or end their career while you joke your way through it. some (like myself) are still working 40 hours a week to maintain bills and we make sure to make it on time and stay awake. i work 12hr nights 7p-7a and go to class @ 830am and i make it on time and do not fall asleep! and before anyone goes there...no i am not a 50 year old nurse. im 25 and single with no kids and a fabulous sense of humor, however, this story is not funny. it is sad. you are disrespectful and i hope you have either a.) learned from this experience and improved you behavior or b.) gotten a job far enough away from me that i dont ever have to worry about working with you.

    you are inspiring, i hope i can be as dedicated and strong as you in nursing school. :heartbeat


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