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- Mar 25, '11 by caliotter3Consider pursuing a minor in anything that interests you. Health science (basis for grad work in public health), any foreign language, and psych are popular choices for nurses.
- Mar 25, '11 by steelydanfanPathophys, if you can get it. Spanish for health care providers would be invaluable. Any course on time management, speaking skills and interpersonal skills would be VERY useful.
- Mar 25, '11 by MrWarmHeartedA CNA course and then actually work as a CNA. Actual experience will trump book smarts (you'll eventually pick it up the fundamentals in nursing school). you'll pick up medical terminology along the way so I think that crs is a waste of time/money.
working as a cna will do wonders for you and open up doors down the road . . .
- Mar 25, '11 by źNurseMy advice to you, would be to take a class on conflict resolution and effective assertiveness. The core classes will teach you how to help your patients to survive, the latter will teach you what YOU need to survive.
- Mar 25, '11 by BrookeeLou_RNI would love to take Humor in Nursing or Basket weaving for nurses..something to take your mind off the life and death seriousness of nursing school!
- Mar 25, '11 by General E. Speaking, RNQuote from maa2012This was pretty easy: Strongly agree, strongly agree, strongly agree, etc...I am a student at Purdue University and son of a nurse. I am pursuing a degree in Public Health and am doing a research project on Nurses and stress if anyone who has time to fill out a short survey it would be greatly appreciated and feel free to share with others the link will be below. I actually can not find how to create my own thread I would appreciate any help in spreading my survey and I will attempt to find a way to make a thread.
- Mar 25, '11 by jdchisolm68Thanks for everyones advice...I just challenged and passed my CNA exam in florida a few weeks back and i'm a hospice volunteer. I went through EMT training in 2004 but got sidetracked with a good raise in cubicle world... I'll definitely keep the pysch classes in mind as well as the time management...I can see how both would be useful. I would hope conflict resolution would be an integral part of the program but I'll keep my eyes out for something that would fit that...thanks for the advice...diving in full time may 16th..