Introductions:"New" and "Old" Students. - page 146

:wavey: everyone! how about a thread that will allow us to introduce ourselves to those who are new and the new students can do the same. i am stephany, 42, mother of 3 children, a son 22,... Read More

  1. by   Bichonlover
    Hi, I'm Amy, mother of 3 children under 8 years old. I will be starting Nursing I in a few days. I am anxious, excited and scared! Looking forward to support and friends from this site!
  2. by   mybackpages
    Hello. I am new here and just wanted to say hi. I am in my junior year and am 25 years old. I am a nursing/religious studies-philosophy major and have interests in hospice/forensic/psych/burn nursing. If anyone has the same interests ket me know! I feel alienated being the only one in my class to not want to work in L&D or Peds!!!
  3. by   raznay69
    Hi Everyone,

    I am new to this forum. I am a nursing student at CCRI in Rhode Island and started my first clinical this month. I am looking for useful tools such as videos, nclex books, websites ect... to better prepare me for geriatric clinicals. Please let me know if anyone has specifics on what material is best.

    Thanks
    raznay69
  4. by   GramsDoll3
    Hi, I'm Sara. I am 22 and graduating in December. I will be getting my associates as an RN. I don't really know what I want to do yet. I loved my oncology rotation as well as my labor and delivery. I am probably going to do a float pool for a year and see where that takes me. I'm really nervous for the boards!
  5. by   sandi_rn2b
    Hello everyone-
    My name is Sandi and I am in my fourth of five semesters of the ADN program....working on MCH care plans ( c-section in particular this week)LOL.....any tips on where I can find some online will be appreciated....oh, by the way, I am 44, mother of 5 grown sons and my first grandson is on the way Nov 16....I am lucky to have a good husband who fully supports me, and unlucky enough to have a new puppy! LOL
  6. by   ScoopsPerson
    Hi everyone,
    My name is Mavis and I will be starting my ADN-RN program in about 3.5 weeks! I am 49, have a grown son and this is going to be my 2nd career. I spent 25 years in sales/marketing for the electronics industry. I am so looking forward to this next phase of my life.
  7. by   pixie64
    Hi

    My name is Mandy I have just started a 4 year Adult nursing Diploma in Sunny London, England Iam 42 years old ( so an older 1, which I must say alot of students at my University are) with 5 children age range 23 - 5 yrs. Looking forward to the tough challenge but very apprehensive. Would be interested to find how other nursing students get on around the globe & how differ to UK. Good luck to all.
  8. by   Nurse4-Life
    Hi, I am a mother of 2 and a newlywed. I am 29 years old and have been nursing since 1998.

    I just signed up to begin working on my ASN thru Excelsior College. I am very nervous about getting my educaton this way. It has been hard to find people who have completed the program and they generally don't want to offed advice or answer questions about their experiences. So if any one can help PLEASE let me know.
  9. by   amyk_ncsu
    Hi, I'm Amy from NC. I am starting my nursing degree in January so I should be finished in August of 2008. I've wanted to go into nursing since I was really young, so I'm very excited to get started. I've read over some of the other threads, and this website looks like it will be very helpful as I start school again! :wink2:
  10. by   springsjc
    Jon, 35, from Colorado. I'm in the first quarter of a BSN program and have my first clinical in the morning.
  11. by   landis.20
    I am 26 years old. I am married and have a 13 month old son . I went to college from 98-02 but did not quite finish a degree in communications. Finally decided what I wanted to be when I grow up. Now I am back in school to get my BSN . I am finishing pre-req's this year and should be able to start clinicals Fall 07. I will graduate in November 09. Seems like 100 years away. Lots of work. Wish me luck!
  12. by   Aradien
    Hi ,

    I am a 41 year old married mom of two kids, a DS 16 years old and a DD 14 yrs old. I am currently in my first semester of a four semester RN program. I am so happy to finally begin on my nursing career.

    I am also a Cherry Ames fan, as you can tell by my screen name.

    Welcome to all of you too!

    Good luck in the upcoming year!
  13. by   April1986
    Hi! My name is April and I am in my second year of a BSc.N. program in Edmonton, Alberta. If all goes well I'll graduate in either May 2000 or Dec. 2008, depending on how motivated I'm feeling! I am getting married in February, so that adds a ton to my already tight schedule. I admire all of you moms out there who are furthering your educations! You are amazing! Some days I think I'm going to go nuts and I only have myself to take care of!

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