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By smn2010

Joined Jan 18, '08 - from 'Virginia but considering another state'. smn2010 is a Registered Nurse. Posts: 266 (34% Liked) Likes: 178

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  1. I always thought I wouldn't like nights too but once I tried it I found I liked it.I am a terrible sleeper at night, but I...
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    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  2. I got some really good worksheets after searching for hours this morning. Thanks everyone, I appreciate it. Im a Student...
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    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. hello everyone if anyone need random facts all in one file then pls pm me and leave ur e mail ......i will send u file right...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Actually all you have to do is go to the ExamMaster website for UTMB (University of Texas Medical Branch - Nursing), click...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. My dear, Listen and take good advices from people in this forum and throw away every negative comment. I have a friend...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Wow. Constructively, how about a tutor? Maybe a one on one who can better assess your strengths and weaknesses. Don't give...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. for me i used saunders, kaplan,exam cram, nclex 3500 and priority,delegation and assignment. i would highly recommend...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. I want to second this great but ambiguous reply :) I think that sometimes the focus on "how many questions you do a day"...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. lol, why kapsyaw? haha...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. I'm almost 46 and getting ready to start applying. I would think life experience would count for something and my past...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Although I wasn't in healthcare, I used to work as an HR recruiter. Try taking the Master's in Oriental Medicine off your...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. Freeflowchi-I just read your other posts, and now see it's not so much a problem of landing an ICU job as a problem of...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. 52, will be 53 when I start ADRN program in January. ( Had 2 previous careers, Dental Hygiene, and teacher) I plan to work...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Old enough to know age is nothing but a number and young enough to believe anything is possible :redbeathe.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. LPN, 50 and just took a refresher course to re-enter nursing after 25+ years
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. 59 years young :rckn: graduated in '72 LPN, licensed until '91 and now I'm in the process of returning to nursing :D
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am 51 and start school in March!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. check out: . it has explanation and some biographys of nurses in each field. (who knew there were so many?!) ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. i have to totally agree with you! my facility have a hiring freeze every year around the same time, but still manage to hire...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. if you choose washington, though, be careful. the vancouver/portland area has like six nursing schools within maybe thirty...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. I'm a new grad and I believe I got my job b/c I was flexible. I was up against many experienced nurses, but b/c I was...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. Assault is the threat. "If you don't take these meds, I will force them down your throat!" Battery is the physical touching...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. hello, first of all i want to thank everyone on this website for the support. you guys r the best. i just want to share my...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. There were very limited RN positions in the state that I currently live. And the positions that were open stated they wanted...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. I really don't think it's fair to generalize... all states are hiring, but maybe not in the areas you are looking in. I've...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  26. Kindly stick to the original topic, and leave subjects like obesity,smoking, drinking and hypocrisy for other threads. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  27. I tend to agree that it would be inappropriate for you to make this judgment as a tutor. Nursing school and/or working for a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  28. Did you have tutors telling you not to try to be a Rhodes Scholar or professional athlete, or were those paths you opted not...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  29. the answer to your question is a resounding "no" it is never appropriate to stick your nose into someone else's business...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. I'm a tutor at the school I took my prerequisites at, and I would never consider telling a student that they shouldn't go in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. I was thinking more along the lines of in-hospital jobs. (i.e. OR, ED, PACU, etc.) There's more to nursing than the idea...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  32. You don't necessarily need to like people as much as anyone else to enter the field of nursing. There are areas of work with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. Nursing is the only profession that checks the motivations of its members. Are they doing it for the money? Is this person a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. You just can't look at what topics people got in their exam as their exam can and usually is a lot different to what your...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  35. I don't know if some would agree with me, but I believe in things like "God's WiLL". No matter how smart or how hard we try,...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  36. everyone is telling you to leave your husband but you probably love him very much and just wish he understood. he certainly...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  37. Sweetie, you can absolutely do this and you did NOT go to school for nothing. I spent as much time telling myself I was...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  38. If you are looking at preparing for nearly 10 months for the NCLEX you may find that is too long. Many work full time and...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  39. WA has jobs for new grads. Heck, the nurse recruiter where I work has been recruiting new grads from Portland. I don't...
    smn2010
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  40. The RN specializing in Perioperative Nursing practice performs nursing activities in the preoperative, intraoperative, and...
    smn2010
    Article Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  41. Dear preceptor.. I came to you smiling, full of energy and ready to tackle the last leg of my orientation journey, with your...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I won't worry about how many times I failed as long as I did my best. Just study more and learn from previous...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  43. i used exam cram for about 3 weeks before i took my 8th time nclex..i was only reading the exam cram and the contact,...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  44. Although the results indicate your areas of shortfall I would suggest setting a new plan together as if you haven't studied...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. dont give up, failing is part of every success, therefore a person who refuses to give up will succeed eventually. this site...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  46. A couple of things to remember!! 1st there are PLENTY of staff positions in NM. BUT beware of the cultural shock. If you are...
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    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  47. What made you so sure that you failed? Have you done the PVT? If you recently took the test, do the PVT. It will help you...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  48. Someone posted that they passed the NCLEX RN after the tenth try. That took determination. Perhaps you could get a job...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  49. In my opinion, you are CORRECT! HU is just bad news. I went there for two years and sadly, had to transfer because they are...
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    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  50. My aide coming out of my post-op pts room: "I was taking her VS and her pulse ox is 78, so I turned on the light and her...
    smn2010
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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