Dec. 07 Grads-lets post here! - page 2

hey guys...i feel like i am the only dec grad around here for next year, so i thought i'd see who else is out there! introduce yourself! cut and paste this into your thread: :nurse: :mortarboard: ... Read More

  1. by   chickapin
    age: 23
    personal stuff you want to share: very excited/nervous about starting my program!
    married/single/kids/pets: married for almost 2 years; we have 2 dogs and 2 cats
    school (if you want to share): university of south florida; tampa, fl
    program you are in: accelerated bsn, starting in less than 2 weeks, omg!!
    the day you grad: um..sometime mid-december '07!
    what you are taking this fall: fundamentals, physical exam, pharmacology
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in: probably critical care, following in my mom's footsteps...i have a lot to live up to but i gotta wait and see what i like with my clinicals!
    what scares you the most about nursing: knowing that making mistakes can be fatal
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): i don't know, haven't started yet!
    who's going to your grad: my husband, my parents, maybe my in-laws, a friend or 2
    will you walk, go to pinning or both: probably both
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun): white scrubs w/ school patch on left sleeve, white shoes
  2. by   etxgal
    age: 35
    personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets: married 13 yrs on 9/11, 3kids, 1 dog and 1 guinea pig
    school (if you want to share): ut-tyler
    program you are in: bsn
    the day you grad: 2nd weekend of dec 07
    what you are taking this fall: adult health i/nursing research/mental health
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in: flight
    what scares you the most about nursing: lack of experience
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): documentation and pt interaction
    who's going to your grad: hubby, kids, parents, siblings, grandparents, uncle and anyone else who wants to go!
    will you walk, go to pinning or both: both...my uncle will pin me
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun): blue landau elastic pants and button down scrub top with white shoes and a lab jacket (that no one ever wears...who needs extra layers?)

    3 more semesters and we're done
  3. by   Deliasgone
    Age:29
    Personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets:1 husband, 2 kids, 2 cats
    School (if you want to share): Tri County Technical College
    Program you are in:ADN
    The day you gradec 2007
    What you are taking this Fall: Med-Surg 1
    What area of nursing do you think you want to BE in: L&D/PP but now I'm thinkin' maybe OR. I won't really know until I experience it in clinicals.
    What scares you the most about nursing: The first day of clinicals
    What are you BEST at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): I am fairly confident with cath
    Who's going to your grad: Everybody I can get to come
    Will you walk, go to pinning or both: both
    What does your school uniform look like (just for fun): It's actually not so bad. A navy blue top w/ our school name embroidered on it and white pants (not so crazy about those. I mean come on, we're going to get various colors of bodily fluids on us. Why white?!?)
    Last edit by Deliasgone on Aug 17, '06
  4. by   Cammykiss
    age: 26
    personal stuff you want to share: i love cats too.
    married/single/kids/pets: single, too many cats.
    school (if you want to share): salisbury university
    program you are in: rn-bsn
    the day you grad: sometime in dec. 07.
    what you are taking this fall: fundamentals, med/surg., professional nursing, health assessment
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in: not sure yet.
    what scares you the most about nursing: full pt load and time management.
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): my bedside manner
    who's going to your grad: parents, grandmothers, friends
    will you walk, go to pinning or both: can do both i think.
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun): white or marroon pants, with white or marroon polo shirts with school logo.

  5. by   allthingsbright
    How's everyone doing? Still hanging in? We are almost at the one year countdown-WOOHOO!
  6. by   Megsd
    i didn't notice this thread before, but i'm a nov. 2007 grad, so it's close enough!

    age: 23
    personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets: boyfriend and dog
    program you are in: accelerated bsn
    the day you grad: november 17, 2007
    what you are taking this fall: advanced assessment, legal ethical and professional foundations of nursing, med/surg 1, pathophysiology
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in: no clue, maybe or, though i really liked the telemetry unit i was on this quarter
    what scares you the most about nursing: all the stuff i have to know!
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): hmm, too early to tell. i *am* the only one in my clinical group who's given an im injection, and somehow, despite the fact i know i missed at least 2 questions and there was no extra credit, i got a 102 on my patho exam today!!
    who's going to your grad: not sure yet, probably my parents, stepmom, boyfriend's family, maybe others
    will you walk, go to pinning or both: i don't know much about the graduation process yet, so not sure what they're like or what i will want to do
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun): white polo shirt with school logo and green scrub pants (not as ugly as some schools!)

  7. by   alilar
    age: 31
    personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets:married, 2 children, 2 dogs
    school (if you want to share): fccj
    program you are in: adn
    the day you grad: i think dec 14 2007
    what you are taking this fall: pharm, concepts, health assesment, techniques
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in: ob or cardio

    what scares you the most about nursing: failure
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props):good tester and compassion for patients
    who's going to your grad: my parents, husband, kids and sisters family
    will you walk, go to pinning or both: probably just pinning
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun): bright white everything


  8. by   iHeartNICU
    yay december 2007!!! can't come soon enough. good luck to everyone.
    age: 22
    personal stuff you want to share: omg, in one year i'm gonna have an actual career. i'm so nervous/excited.
    married/single/kids/pets:single w/ a dog(greyhound named bo)
    school (if you want to share: uthscsa
    program you are in: bsn
    the day you grad: december 28, 2007
    what you are taking this fall: um, well, i had surgery in august and had to take off a semester so nothing. in the spring it'll be peds, ob, and leader/management
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in:nicu or peds oncology
    what scares you the most about nursing:med error that causes harm to a patient
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props):i think making patients feel comfortable to talk and express how they truly feel. also, i have a very positive attitude and i think it is contageous.
    who's going to your gradarents, brother, and some other family
    will you walk, go to pinning or both:not sure yet. graduating in december we have to pay for our own pinning and graduation so i guess it kinda depends on how much money our class raises.
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun): all white. except in psych we wore green because this is what the facility wore and in peds next semester we can wear any color/print that we want



  9. by   mbgirl81
    age: 25
    personal stuff you want to share: not really
    married/single/kids/pets: in a relationship (not married), son, no pets
    school (if you want to share): horry georgetown technical college
    program you are in: adn
    the day you grad: december 07 (not sure what day that is.
    what you are taking this fall: nur 120 (2nd semester), math 120, bio 101
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in: nicu or or
    what scares you the most about nursing: nclex
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): clinicals
    who's going to your grad: my family, some friends
    will you walk, go to pinning or both: only pinning b/c grad. is only in may
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun): white w/ teal embroidery
  10. by   DaFreak71
    age:
    36
    personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets:
    married to the best husband in the world, no kids, one insane cat.
    school (if you want to share):
    jones county junior college, ellisville, ms
    program you are in:
    adn--will go on to get bsn
    the day you grad:
    approximately december 15th, 2007
    what you are taking this fall:
    med-surg nursing, philosophy
    what area of nursing do you think you want to be in:
    probably critical care or the e.r.
    what scares you the most about nursing:
    having to work with the same types of nurses i've had to encounter as a student.
    what are you best at so far in nursing school (give yourself props):
    i think i'm ok at patho and skills
    who's going to your grad:
    my husband and his mother
    will you walk, go to pinning or both:
    both
    what does your school uniform look like (just for fun):
    it's shockingly ugly. white short sleeved, v-neck zip up tunic with yellow and red stripes around the sleeves, red piping that goes down the front. think "70's mcdonald's uniforms". white scrub pants, white shoes. :spin:
  11. by   TAB_RN
    Age: 38
    Personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets: Married, 2 kids, 4 dogs
    School (if you want to share): Massachusetts
    Program you are in: ADN
    The day you grad: Dec. 12, 2007
    What you are taking this Fall: Med/Surg (Nursing II)
    What area of nursing do you think you want to BE in: ED/Trauma or Burn Unit
    What scares you the most about nursing: Not making it through to graduation
    What are you BEST at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): I am a good critical thinker!
    Who's going to your grad: my husband, children, mother-in-law, parents, siblings...
    Will you walk, go to pinning or both: hopefully both!
    What does your school uniform look like (just for fun): wine colored scrubs, white lab coat
  12. by   TAB_RN
    Age: 38
    Personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets: Married, 2 kids, 4 dogs
    School (if you want to share): Massachusetts
    Program you are in: ADN
    The day you grad: Dec. 12, 2007
    What you are taking this Fall: Med/Surg (Nursing II)
    What area of nursing do you think you want to BE in: ED/Trauma or Burn Unit
    What scares you the most about nursing: Not making it through to graduation
    What are you BEST at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): I am a good critical thinker!
    Who's going to your grad: my husband, children, mother-in-law, parents, siblings...
    Will you walk, go to pinning or both: hopefully both!
    What does your school uniform look like (just for fun): wine colored scrubs, white lab coat
  13. by   Achoo!
    Age:33
    Personal stuff you want to share:
    married/single/kids/pets: Married, 2 boys ages 6 and 8
    School (if you want to share): MATC- Madison
    Program you are in: ADN
    The day you grad: Dec'07
    What you are taking this Fall: OB/Peds/ Med surg
    What area of nursing do you think you want to BE in: Not sure yet- ER?
    What scares you the most about nursing: The time to get everything done
    What are you BEST at so far in nursing school (give yourself props): clinical I think?
    Who's going to your grad: Mom, dad, hubby, kids
    Will you walk, go to pinning or both: Pinning
    What does your school uniform look like (just for fun): Any scrubs we want :spin:

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