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  1. Fall 2012 new nursing students roll call!!!
    I will graduate in December 2014. I am very excited that I will be done soon!
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. First semester of Nursing School almost over and everything has gone wrong.
    I just came across this post I did a while back and I am just amazed at the kindness of the people on here. Thank you everyone for the kind words. I did read them back then but re-reading them now...
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. New grad wages in Utah
    Thanks for the info ICUman. And I work at IMC, I love it there so hopefully I will get a job once I am an RN.
    Jul 3
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  4. New grad wages in Utah
    Thanks, that is what I was thinking. It still is horribly low but it is a lot more than I am making now as a CNA through IHC.
    Jun 25
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  5. New grad wages in Utah
    I know there are already topics on this but the old thread is old so I thought I would throw this out there so there is an updated thread. Anywho, I was just speaking to a new grad nurse who...
    Jun 21
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  6. 3rd day on the floor. still being trained. i have questions?
    I am sure by now you know if some of the basic things to do for your job. If you are still being trained by a mentor ask them to let you do some of the stuff you do know by yourself. That will help...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  7. CNA Help!!!
    You'll do great. I did the CNA program and worked full time and it was just fine. The program is super easy. Good luck!
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  8. First semester of Nursing School almost over and everything has gone wrong.
    Does anyone have any advice for me? So my first semester of nursing school is about over and it has been crazy. School for the most part has been okay, lots to do but I have enjoyed it. So, here...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Can I stretch my shoes? If so how?
    I bought a pair of Laundau nursing shoes and they seem okay except the collar is a little tight and that is the only thing about the shoes that hurt. I cannot take them back. I don't know what the...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Some of the things you hear as a student..
    What I had a good laugh about recently is that my family thinks just because I am in Nursing School I know everything. I have to keep reminding them that I am in first semester and just starting out....
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Do I need a cover letter when applying for CNA jobs?
    Hello, I am looking for advice. I am looking for a CNA/PCT job in my state. I have a updated resume however, do I need a cover letter to go with the resume? Is it necessary? Can anyone give me...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. HELP-Pharmacology
    Well, so far what has been helping for me is that I bought the Davis Drug Guide for Nurses. It came with a cd that has some wonderful helpful tools. It has a thing called med deck where you can look...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. A few thoughts on Nursing School.
    Have you ever thought that maybe some people do need to hear this too? I have reasons for feeling the way I do about nursing school. I am not a brainiac, I have to work hard to learn the material. I...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. A few thoughts on Nursing School.
    Wow! There are some seriously hateful people here. I in NO WAY intended to scare people out of nursing school with my post. Those were just MY feelings and I had no cruel intentions by posting this....
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Work schedule while in nursing school.
    I am thinking I may go for the night shift. I am also thinking if I work nights I may just be able to work full time and manage nursing school. I am thinking about it. I am not working at the moment,...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What to label your dividers?
    I follow the syllabus as well. My instructors assign work in Units. So I divide them up by the units we go over per test. So on test one we have units 1 and 2 so i label the tab Unit 1-2, Unit 3-4,...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. First week of Nursing School and I am off to a bad start...Help!
    I appreciate all the support and advice on my post. I just have to tell you I didn't give up and did catch up. And I am doing really well in nursing school and getting better grades than I hoped for...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What is a good Care Plan/Nursing Diagnosis book?
    So, next week in school we are starting to learn about Nursing Care Plans. So, I would like to find a really good Nursing Care Plan Book. Also, I need a good Nursing Diagnosis book. Anyone have any...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. A few thoughts on Nursing School.
    A few thoughts or maybe warning for anyone getting ready for Nursing School. 1. You will not sleep until the nursing program is over. 2. You will have anywhere from one to two tests per week...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. How do you study, and are you getting the results you want?
    Well, the way I study is first I figure out how many hours I want to study. My school recommends 3 hours of study for every 1 hour of lecture. I am in classes for 10 hours a week so I study at least...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How hard is it taking physiology & pharmacology class the same semester?
    Right now I am currently taking Nursing Pathophysiology, Pharmacology, and Nursing Fundamentals together. So far so good. Pathophysiology is hard but I also think it go's well with my other classes....
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Wheeled backpack
    I have been in nursing school for three weeks and changed my bag three times. The first was a rolling backpack but that tore in the first 2 weeks and was to small. I next went with a rolling laptop...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  23. Need help on SELECT ALL THAT APPLY QUESTIONS......
    The one thing i have noticed has helped so far is not second guessing myself. When I read a chapter then answer the questions in the back I have noticed that when I second guess myself then I get it...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. [Blank] Made Incredibly Easy!  - book series
    I just started nursing school this semester and I am using the Pathophysiology made incredibly easier book and it is saving my butt so far. I think they are awesome.
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. First week of Nursing School and I am off to a bad start...Help!
    Thank you everyone for the kind messages. I haven't given up. After I posted this I decided I was not going to give up. I was going to do my best to reach my dream of being a nurse. I know my brother...
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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