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Joined Jun 26, '11. Posts: 528 (29% Liked) Likes: 300

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  1. I agree. Just focus on becoming a nurse. Let the "male" come naturally ;)
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Thanks, everyone! It still feels like a dream. I have to keep re-reading the letter :) I'm so thrilled!!!! :wacky:
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. I think you should just become a regular nurse rather than a specifically male one. If you're already male you can...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. I would NOT recommend taking A&P in an accelerated format when you have a 3 week old. Especially if science isn't your...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. I can tell you how people allow themselves to balloon up to 500, 600, 700 lbs. and so on. It's called "self-medication"....
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. The one thing that always fascinated me about nursing is that I can use everything I've ever learned about science, culture,...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Well, yes you do, actually. The work you did as a medic is not the same as the work you will, one day, be doing as a nurse....
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. There are not enough classes to be a 'math major' in your prereqs - but there are enough to enable you to decide how many...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. I would be very wary of an ITT nursing degree. Their programs are usually not accredited. Plus I've read countless threads...
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    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. I'm going to second what RNsRWe said. I've been researching all the schools in my area (there are 10 that offer nursing...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. I can give you some advice, but you probably won't like it. A GPA of 2.8-3.0 after five years of community college isn't...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. As I am almost done with my first year of my ADN nursing program, I decided to write this article with some thoughts about...
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    Article Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. 20 and you think you are getting old? I was 38 when I started.
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Cool story, technically illegal time: When I was nineteen, I worked as a tech in the ER. I looked like I was about...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Hey x-factor I passed hesi and was accepted thank you for all your help :)
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    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  16. THE best resource for you is the Physiology Coloring Book, a real resource and not a joke, available for free two-day...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Hi everyone! I just got out of my HESI A2 exam with a 95% overall score. Test preparation was the key to getting a good...
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    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  18. Your problem isn't that you're not smart enough, it's that you're afraid you aren't. You write a pretty good...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. We assisted-living nurse are caught between a rock and a hard place. Many companies, including the one I work for, have the...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  20. The 911 operator was really aggravated by this! She sounded more caring than the nurse!! I understand that it is policy not...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  21. I'm speechless.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  22. I wish I had known this before I started my first semester of nursing school; but I'll pass along the torch in the hope that...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. But this isn't the point here. If a clinical site for students requires the flu shot, you get the flu shot or you don't go...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  24. This may be a simple case of a teen who hasn't yet realized the necessity of "deodorize before you socialize," but it's...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  25. Over the years, I've tried it both ways with a general class and with speaking to the kid one on one. Truth be told, the...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  26. Oh the odors! That is probably the most difficult subject to learn to navigate through in any area of nursing. Earlier this...
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    Forum: School Nurses
  27. Nurses jobs are to care for patients, and oftentimes they are sick with compromised immune systems and susceptible to things...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  28. My school required them in Oct '12, and that was because the facilities we would be doing clinicals in required them. We did...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  29. The above poster just nailed one of the problems.. you hypochondriaced yourself into thinking that you were sick over the...
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    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  30. People in society generally focus on the negative gloom and doom, even in the presence of positivity, good news or favorable...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. I'm glad to help, however I cannot tell you specific questions that were asked on the test. I will tell you what I used to...
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    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  32. Well it's been a while! And I did it :) moved to sc, started an RN program, we had to move again do I withdrew...long story...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  33. There should absolutely be a limit on how many times one can attempt to pass the NCLEX....
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  34. Oh yeah, I love those "I failed the NCLEX five times, do you think you can help me pass the next time?" No.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  35. This is the best advice you will get.
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  36. You won't always work in hospitals. I know that it's the very rare student who has even a shred of that in his/her head,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  37. my 23 yo dtr has lost 4 friends to suicide. one in 2009 and 3 in 2012. two of these people were sister and brother. ...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. It has been a rough week. But those come and go and I know they are all a part of the job. Thank you for asking after me,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. My colleagues of all stages, please take a moment: There has been a rash of suicides and suicide attempts in my community...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. "Well I studied so much for this test, I got the grade I deserved, I need to go study now, bye!" walks away :)
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  41. Look up YouTube videos!! It's really been helping me. Somebody on here recommended bullharrier's videos to me and they are...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  42. I have had the privilege to be a school nurse for almost 20 years. When I write that, it kind of gives me a jolt, because it...
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    Article Forum: School Nurses
  43. Try not to listen to hearsay! Some people claim "That class is impossible!" or "The teacher is a witch!" Whatever. What...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  44. Here is what I know.......Let the patient/patient assessment drive your diagnosis. Do not try to fit the patient to...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  45. The info provided on the website indicates that it is accredited (only) by the national organization that accredits...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  46. Suggest you do a bit more research. Simple google brings this up: Brown Mackie College Pissed Consumer Seems like...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  47. OK Folks! Enough already. There is no "RN degree".... the degree is ADN, BSN, MSN, etc... The only way to get the "R" is...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  48. Wow, way to bring your own baggage to the table. No one called the OP lazy or dumb. The OP did nothing but post the...
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    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  49. Study. Lol
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  50. -Study every single day as much as you can. -Once you have a section down, go to the next one, then go back. If I came...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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