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Joined Apr 5, '03. ProfRN4 is a nursing professor. She has '19' year(s) of experience. Posts: 2,205 (21% Liked) Likes: 1,207

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  1. Many colleges and universities are heavily weighing the results of pre-entrance nursing exams such as the TEAS, HESI and NET...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Grammar, spelling and math are ESSENTIAL skills in nursing school and beyond. You will write more papers than you can...
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  3. If I got what I consider to be a low score on a test, I wouldn't bash it by implying that it's too simplistic. It is the...
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  4. Will grammar and the ability to write clearly and concisely protect you against lawsuits? Will it protect your patients as...
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  5. So study up on topics you did poorly on the TEAS and take it again. Honestly, the school has it's own formula and rules....
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  6. Yes. My best friend is an example of this. She's definitely not academically gifted (2.6 grade point average, score of 18 on...
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  7. Although I am the writer of the original piece, I totally agree with you. If every single person who wanted to be a nurse...
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  8. I appreciate anyone that feels a strong and true passion for nursing, and I know that a nurse is far more than the sum of a...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Before jumping into another nursing program so quickly, perhaps it is time to carefully evaluate the reasons for failing two...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Not only is it rude, but we have to think about the patient overhearing a correction or reprimand . If I have a patient and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I don't see anyone here posting from the instructor perspective. I have been a student, too, and remember it vividly, good...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Nope, I'm not suggesting that nursing school clinical rotations will be the only experience in which people must to adapt to...
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  13. Nursing school is not always fair. And, in my honest opinion, the most unfair aspect of the nursing school experience is the...
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  14. All of this! I have been told that I am evil for failing a student who twice tried to perform skills outside the scope of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. If you are bored, that means you have already: looked up all patient diagnoses and the related patho performed a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I had a student once who was a very experienced CNA. She was one of those who was very skilled at CNA tasks and made it...
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  17. " I did an assessment on my patient, vitals, and he was pretty much self care so I had NOTHING to do all day, I went in and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Your patients will likely have meds you haven't covered otherwise, and if you administer those, you are required to know...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Don't forget about the less task oriented skills a nurse needs. You could use your walkie/talkie patients to practice...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I hope you realize that all the "cool" skills you learned in skills lab aren't always being done everyday on the floor. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. If you put in a foley on your first clinical day, then you are way ahead of the game.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. (I'm not sure about your last sentence). In my own experience regarding resuscitation, my dad had shown me an abdominal...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  23. This may interest you, Yemayah. I was one of six students in the career mobility program for LPN/AD to BSN in school. We...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  24. Thank you...Jan has also shared some valuable information. It's tough. Nurses think differently and we see some...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  25. We are all overwhelmed with emotion. You can tell that in the posts and the heated discussion that have occurred and the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  26. Criteria for the determination of brain death are reviewed by an international panel of experts every 5-10 years and have...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  27. This. After up to a month to almost TWO months of NO brain activity; with six people declaring one with NO brain...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  28. According to court documents child life specialists were offered and on call for the siblings, hospital chaplain was offered...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  29. I'm sorry, but are you a moderator? Because you and another poster seem only interested in directing and censoring the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  30. I can honestly say that because of all of the "dead doesn't mean dead because I don't want it to" comments from so many on...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  31. Love, we are far beyond religious belief. Expecting the siblings to stand by as Jahi is literally decomposing is absolutely...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  32. I'm sorry but what is your problem??!! No one is "ridiculing" the family. Furthermore, no one here is bothering the family,...
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  33. All, a coupla hundred posts ago I posted that I intended to write a note to the Children's PICU staff and gave their...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  34. Yes it is a sad situation. Yet it also makes me that much more concerned about the emotional/mental state of the mother.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  35. I have never been in a situation like this family and I am sure it is very difficult for them. But what gives them this...
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  36. On the facebook page, they claim she is not yet awake but responding to her mother's touch and voice, that her vital signs...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  37. Like Ellen Degeneres says "Be kind to one another".
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    Forum: Nursing News
  38. I agree that I would probably not use the word 'corpse' in a discussion with the mother, but do you suggest that we also lie...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  39. And really, which is worse? ... Offending someone by using a technical term they don't like, or allowing an obese person to...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  40. It was sarcasm.
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  41. They obviously knew in 2011 that the Jahi case was going to happen, so they very clearly wrote this false article then just...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  42. The family - in their mind - are not lying. But they are lying only to themselves. It has already been 6 weeks. Sympathy...
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  43. The video, in my opinion, is not evidence of anything. It is a video of two feet of an unknown owner. If Jahi is not brain...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  44. The reason it doesn't make me jump on board to the Jahi is alive/in a coma bandwagon is because there is nothing to prove it...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  45. Let me weigh in here. My spidey senses tell me this is the mid-December video the family was planning to use to refute the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  46. Exactly this. I haven't watched the video and I'm not going to, but I am well aware of what pressors do to the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  47. It really does seem bizarre, but you run into a lot of crazy people on the internet. You had said that the voice sounds...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  48. I have to say that I DO BELIEVE that the family and friends bear some responsibility in Jahi's tragic end. I think that...
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  49. Those feet look too healthy to be hers. Several weeks ago the family posted a picture of someone holding her hand on...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  50. That's what I'm thinking. Those feet look fresh, healthy and flawless. Why wouldn't they include more than just the feet, if...
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    Forum: Nursing News


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