Nursing Students' Summer Plans

  1. Hi Everyone! Another semester has come to an end

    So, what are your summer plans??

    Taking summer classes :trout:

    A much needed vacation

    Catchin up on the reading you did not do during the semester

    I have one summer class to take (Bioethics), then I am off to Jamaica for 10 days before I come back to prepare for Nursing 2.

    What are your plans???
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  2. 41 Comments

  3. by   Achoo!
    I'll be working part time
    Carting my kids to baseball, cub scouts, camp, summer school etc..
    I am already on my 2nd book ( Robin Cook is awesome)
    Vacationing up north
    Taking one summer class online
    Last edit by Achoo! on May 22, '07
  4. by   future L&Dnurse
    My BSN program goes year round, so I'm taking my second semester of classes over the summer. It means I graduate in spring instead of December though, so I'm happy .
  5. by   PeachyERNurse
    Sigh.....I'll be in school all summer.
  6. by   IrishIzCPNP
    I just started a summer semester that ends mid-July.

    What I will be doing between then the end of August...

    - possibly another sinus surgery (I really like to do things in 3s)

    - going to Disney World the week before school starts (last year we got stuck on the way home because of a blown out tire and an accident with fatalities that held up traffic for hours and caused me to miss my ATI class...that portion of it is something I won't be doing this summer)

    - going down the shore (probably a term that doesn't make sense people not in this area)

    - painting the house and trying to get it straightened up

    That's about it...but I'm looking forward to all of it except the possible surgery.
  7. by   Scrubz
    I'll be working at my local hospital as a CNA. I want to get out into the ER eventually; right now I work mostly work pre and post surgery, and tele. It's good money, and I learn a lot of good practical information while I'm there, so sometimes I just think of it as training for when I become an RN.

    When it gets closer to school starting back I'll probably start reading over my nursing fundamental notes because I start med/surg I next semester, and I want to be one step ahead of everyone else. I'm the only guy in my class, and I hated peds/maternal-newborn last semester... This next semester is my semester to shine, haha!!
  8. by   locolorenzo22
    Working, School and sleeping top the list...
  9. by   emtb2rn
    Micro until the 1st week of June.
    Externship June & July, 37.5 hours (3 12s)/week. Practice what I know, learn some new stuff and get paid to boot.
    Ride hospital EMS June, July & August, as many shifts as I can fit in. Earn some cash.
    Last edit by emtb2rn on May 23, '07
  10. by   Nurse_Diane
    Taking a summer class (Nursing Informatics)
    Working
    Going to LTC (Leader's Training Course) for the Army later this summer. Working on getting in good physical shape for my Army training umpiron:
  11. by   olivia28
    Quote from SAHStudent
    - going down the shore (probably a term that doesn't make sense people not in this area)
    Are you in the NY/NJ area?
  12. by   IrishIzCPNP
    Quote from olivia28
    Are you in the NY/NJ area?

    Yup. It seems only people in this area know what that means. I'm in PA and from Philly.
  13. by   BoonersmomRN
    Work. Kids. Sleep

    Repeat daily
  14. by   Cherish
    Quote from SAHStudent
    Yup. It seems only people in this area know what that means. I'm in PA and from Philly.
    LOL that meaning is common to most people. I used to live in MD and we use to say that when we were talking about Ocean City which is on the Eastern Shore. Now I'm in NC and people say that for Wilmington, Myrtle Beach, etc.

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