OCRN3's Comments Activity

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OCRN3 (3,930 Views)

Joined Dec 25, '12. Posts: 348 (47% Liked) Likes: 411

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  1. That's not bad! I had a 2.7 in my BSN and got accepted on a provisional basis to my NP program because of work experience!...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. Not a waste of time! At the end you can sit for nclex and get a job!!!! I did my LVN then ADN then BSN then MSN, I...
    Aug 19
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. 95% of the time I ask a student to do something they either won't do it or can't do it. I'm sorry but students now a days...
    Aug 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. The mafia LOL! I see that too, many hospitals that I have worked at have this same tradition and it is something hard to...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  5. Have you gotten a subscription to calif. Association of NPs? Or something like that? When I was doing my clinicalSd I sent...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. I had 1, 3 year and working full time 3 days a week! It was torture.keeping my floor nurse job helped me network to get a...
    Nov 2 '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. As an older nurse myself, I think the chart nurse position is less taxing on the body than hospital nurse. I am not sure...
    Oct 31 '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  8. Spontaneous pneumothorax without a known cause is usually related to high risk factors. I think the thinness of the male...
    Oct 24 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. A puncture to the thoracic cavity changes the negative pressure inside the lung making it collapse.
    Oct 24 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. 7a-7p 12 hours, day shift, still have time to go out Saturday night. Work some weekends and holidays. Only work 3 days a...
    Oct 24 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. As a clinical instructor my self, first semester is usually vitals, ADLs, care plans, and assessments. Don't be too hard on...
    Sep 25 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. In Southern California a hospital system I know cut out education department, and laid off many nurses who had been there 20...
    Sep 20 '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Hi Dave, just try to get any job at this point. It's hard out there trust me! I have multiple years of experience, 5-8 years...
    Sep 5 '14
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  14. I think my pre nursing anatomy course was pretty thorough. We also had a cadaver, a pig, a sheep, and a few other...
    Aug 26 '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. I had a course on reading X-rays, reading EKGs, suturing and stapling. So not sure why other schools don't, it is very...
    Aug 25 '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. Just give the customary 2 weeks and offer to stay more if they need it.
    Aug 25 '14
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. When I did home health I would front load the frequency and closer to the end, depending on the patient, I would to every...
    Aug 24 '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. 6 years before i got in to a ADN program
    Aug 23 '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Know your ACLS drugs for sure.
    Aug 16 '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. I worked full time as a LVN 3, 12 he shifts and went to RN school. It's doable. I didn't have kids at the time but knew a...
    Aug 10 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student

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