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  1. Post BSN- DNP
    Have you thought of doing an ASN program then an RN-BSN program? It's much faster than just going for the traditional BSN program because it takes about 2 1/2 years to finish the ASN program, you...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Louisiana Nursing
  2. Help w/pediatric care plan
    Physical findings: sweating, increased HR, BP, pallor, etc.
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Number of Hours per Week in RN School
    Here's my schedule next semester: tues- lecture 8-10, Wednesday- lecture 8-11, Thursday- clinicals 6am-6pm, Friday- clinicals 6am-6pm. Paperwork for clinicals are due Tuesday. So I spend the weekend...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  4. nclex question
    I'm in the same boat as you. Husband PCSing, different state, etc. I've researched a lot too and from what I gathered, you should apply for a license with the board of nursing in FL, send your...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. HELP! Last semester of RN school...
    Exercising helps. Yoga especially before a test helps with the anxiety.
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. ADN BSN
    The whole "pushing for BSN and hospitals no longer hiring ASN" thing has been going on for a long long time. My instructor said she was told that when she was in nursing school 28 years ago. I...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Army Advantage?
    At my school we have many military students and they aren't given preference. The only people given a leg up are those who already have another degree. Everything else is based off GPA and teas...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. Military Vet to Nurse
    First off, thank you for your service. And secondly, I think it's great. My husband is currently active duty army. Well he got terribly injured in 2010. I noticed that he was way more comfortable...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Really struggling in Med-Surg 2/Critical Care..How to study?
    I agree with the previous post. I had a classmate who is also my good friend, struggling in class too. I decided to help her study and realized that she knew the information, memorizing it. She could...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Help with Patient Goals and Interventions
    https://evolve.elsevier.com/ sign up and add the resource for a nursing care plan book. I used ackley. I'd say based off the info you gave, pain would be the big diagnosis, goal should be measurable...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Teas exam help please!!
    The TEAS is like a standardized test. I scored an 80 on mine which is pretty high. I used mcgraw hills teas 5 book to study and the ATI teas study guide plus I purchased a sample test. The sample...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  12. flu shots
    Just go to the CDC website. There are certain things that shouldn't be done right after the other, example is a MMR and tb test. Those are recommendations by CDC. She's a pharmacist, they are very...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Will I like nursing?
    I was th opposite. I didn't feel like nursing would be something I would like. I went back to school to get my ADN. Competed against students for a spot, got a spot and still didn't know if I wanted...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. It Can Be Done!
    Absolutely doable. Just takes time management and studying. I took micro, physiology with labs and my first level nursing courses this semester. Call me crazy but it wasn't as bad as I thought it was...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. dosage & calculations class?
    I wouldn't recommend throwing another class in the mix of nursing school especially since it's an online class and in my experience online classes are self taught anyway. Our program doesn't teach...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. low points for assignments
    We just have 4 exams with 50 ques and a final. So those who fail one exam have a hard time raising their grades too.
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Pre-Nursing and trying to come up with Plan B
    I'd do the ASN. It's just a little longer than your LVN but I think it's a better choice. You can later do an RN to BSN online with many schools. Good luck.
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. P before A
    I took anatomy first and was happy I did, because I'm taking physiology now and I thankful I took anatomy first. It's always easiest to take a class that talks about the basics and broad overview of...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Accepted into program...needing advice.
    I think you should go for the BSN. The wait time for the LPN and completion of the LPN will be equal to the Completion of BSN. Three years isn't that bad. Just tell your husband that it's gonna be...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. What others classes can I take for nursing school?
    Chemistry.
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. best anatomy and physiology aid?
    Anatomy and physiology revealed 3.0 it helps sooo much to visualize all these parts in layers. And flashcards was the best way I learned
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. LVN Alternate
    You'll be fine. I remember some of my friends waiting for acceptance letters and got letters that they wet alternates too. Sure enough, they got in. In a class of 20, I think 7 were alternates due to...
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Are clinicals flexible?
    Take out a student loan and buy a cheap car if you can because clinicals are early in the morning. Or make friends quick and see if you can get someone to let you catch a ride. Good luck
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Chances of getting into nursing programs
    Don't b discouraged. You're competing against other applicants and every year the cut off is different. I'd say take your prereq classes, get As and it will bring your GPA up. Retake classes you've...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Career Change from Finance to Nursing
    Sounds like me. Finance major went Nursing. It sucks because the core requirement for Finance are all unhelpful when trying to go into nursing. I literally had to start all over again from the bottom...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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