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By True Blue

Joined Apr 8, '12 - from 'Texas'. True Blue is a RN. Posts: 48 (31% Liked) Likes: 28

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  1. 1:5-1:6 is the usual. I've had as few as 1:4 and there were a few night shifts I got 1:7 on an acute brain injury & stroke...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  2. I'm in the process of applying for a FNP program and am trying to figure out how many hours I'll likely to be able to work...
    Aug 8 '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. I will be coming off an 8 week unit orientation in two weeks. During this time I have had three preceptors who have all...
    Oct 20 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. You were smart before nursing school but more to the point - YOU ARE STILL SMART. There is no way to gloss it over, nursing...
    Oct 20 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Being a new grad I was in your shoes not long ago. I don't think you'll ever completely get over some anxiety when going...
    Aug 19 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I received similar messages a time or two while I was applying for jobs to only get a cookie-cutter no thank you response...
    Aug 19 '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. Many of my fellow classmates did study groups but I chose not to and for me it worked best. It largely depends on your...
    Aug 12 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Yikes. I can see you are in a tough situation. The problem with nursing school is something has to give...either less...
    Aug 12 '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Nursing school is HARD. I was able to get A's in my prerequisite courses by doing minimal work and reading (I'm not...
    Aug 11 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Congratulations. From my experience I would say you will have your hands full but with determination and tenacity you will...
    Aug 11 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I would imagine EKG strips would be a higer level of difficulty but I can't say that with any authority. My exam cut off at...
    Aug 11 '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Review lab values and brush up on problem areas. Other than that eat balanced meals, exercise, and get enough rest. Stay...
    Aug 5 '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Care plans were the end all and be all of our clinical rotations. We would go to our assigned hospital setting the day...
    Aug 5 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I would say it all depends on your finances. An older book is better than no book but realize there will be some changes...
    Aug 5 '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. My nursing school offered morning and evening classes. Due to work I was always in the evening classes with weekend...
    Aug 4 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I also live in Houston TX and was offered a RN job in the Medical Center within three weeks of graduation (as a 2-year ADN...
    Aug 4 '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. I did all of my clinicals during weekends, sometimes in the morning, and sometimes in the evening since I had to work during...
    Aug 4 '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. it appears to be common practice for pca's to do dig stim in the facility i work in. that was a surprise to me. perhaps...
    Aug 4 '12
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  19. I just started my first job as a RN in an acute rehab hospital. I've been told the patient load is typically 6 depending on...
    Aug 4 '12
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  20. Congrats! :D Isn't it funny how all the sacrifices and sleepless nights in nursing school are 100% worth it when you can...
    Aug 4 '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum

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