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  1. I'll be starting my second semester in the fall and I, too will be taking med-surg along with peds/OB. Good luck! :-) One...
    May 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. $800 that's crazy! Your employer should pay for that. I'd try challenging it, especially if you practice as a CNA now and...
    May 10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. This link will be a big help! Start by learning the classes of drugs and the basic side effects (you can't go wrong there)....
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. I just finished today (1st semester of 4). Although it went fast, I'm so glad it's over. I was going to do classes towards...
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Well, I guess any pay increase is good. But, you were talking about taking a course? I didn't have to take a course. She...
    May 8
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. I've only taken Pharmacology and Fundamentals/Foundations and I second mks2012-fluids and electrolytes were hard! It's...
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Like the above poster said, it depends on your program. I know in my area, it looks bad on your transcript. Of course, a...
    May 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. I love the hospital compared to skilled nursing. My personal experience: there is better teamwork at a hospital, I have...
    May 7
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. I went from a CNA I to a CNA II (the highest I can get) and I only got maybe a 60 cent increase. However, we do get yearly...
    May 7
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. I have no suggestions, but to go through the book and do the online questions. I'm taking Pharmacology and Fundamentals. I...
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Well said. This is why I am glad I became a CNA first. I've had so many nurses more than willing to help me with CNA...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. I also do/did not understand the importance of this. However, can someone please help clarify. My school (ADN) is ACEN...
    Jan 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. I started off at a LTC facility for one year. A job then came open at my local hospital and I have now been working there...
    Jan 1
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. If it is going to be too much of a struggle, I would stay with the current job. Because, nursing school and working is...
    Dec 10 '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Yeah, and if I didn't care like jadelpn said if this was say a murder because, usually we do not find out why they are...
    Dec 9 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Yeah, we don't know either (and I like it that away). However, he came from a place that houses only sex offenders.
    Dec 8 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. When I sat the accucheck box down it made a loud noise and woke both of them up. However, usually we leave the doors closed...
    Dec 8 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. On our unit any employee that goes into a patients room can call a code. Our facility actually encourages, that if we even...
    Dec 8 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. It wasn't necessary, however I believe he didn't think it was a big of a deal as us (the nurse and myself). And, technically...
    Dec 8 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. This is interesting because, my facility only takes bloodsugars at 7am, 11am, 4p, and 8p. They don't check any bloodsugars...
    Dec 8 '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing

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