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  1. Otero Junior College
    Take clinical calc at OJC. There is a test first year and you have to score 100%. It's better if it's fresh. I had a B average in all my pre-reqs. Took nutrition online and path here where I live. (...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  2. NCLEX-RN in 5 days!!! :(
    Don't get discouraged! When I hit the point you are at I took a break, (great advice from everyone), then, I personally just went back and went over the sections that I knew I was weak in. I was not...
    Apr 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Anybody living/familiar with Roswell NM?
    Trying to find someone familiar with Roswell. I need to order a Christmas present for my daughter and her fiance who live there and I don't want to spoil it by asking them for the info. They are...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: New Mexico Nursing
  4. New psych nurse, advice please!
    Just read that and need to clarify. I didn't get fired. Just looking at ads cause I was so discouraged. Coffee's article will be to blame for me clocking in again after my days off. Gotta love the...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. New psych nurse, advice please!
    A little older and wiser and sadder this week. My behind got thrown to the wolves by the management that emphatically insisted she would have my back. Then to throw salt in the wounds my charge came...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Invitation
    That was great. Thank you for reminding me why I keep going back.
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. back to school in your 30s?
    I'm with y'all. Started pre-reqs for nursing in my 40's. Got my associates and will hopefully be starting on my bachelors next year when I clear out some of this student debt. I am at an age where I...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. for those of you that dress business casual for work..
    Comfortable slacks and non revealing comfortable tops. I can't imagine being in any kind of skirt that would work. (and I am with the females) Only person in our facility that wears skirts is the...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. New psych nurse, advice please!
    Coffee!!!!! Oh my gosh! :rotfl: That is so funny!!!!!!! If my coworker had said that I would have either choked or fallen on the floor, peeing my pants, hysterically laughing!!!! I can so hear that...
    Aug 27, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. New psych nurse, advice please!
    Thanks Jennay. I do agree with caution as far as the patients go. The first patient actually got a 1:1 on the repercussions of trying to cause trouble with staff. I didn't believe it at all. (feel...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. New psych nurse, advice please!
    Well, got through today. I spoke with the psychiatrist, psychologist, and my lead nurse before I spoke to my coworker. (the other one called off) I gave her the benefit of the doubt and asked what it...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. New psych nurse, advice please!
    Okay, that was all well and good but today I just wanted to rip somebody a new one!!!!!!!!! OMG how rude can people be? Then to top it off a PATIENT asked to speak to me and wanted to let me know...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. New psych nurse, advice please!
    Thanks, I appreciate the support. I actually talked to some people, including my lead nurse and hashed some of this out. The behavior is really not targeted towards me, but towards my position and...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. New psych nurse, advice please!
    Hey everyone, I could use some advice. I graduated in may, boards early June, forensic psych position first week of July. I am VERY new. I wanted psych and love it however I need to know how to keep...
    Aug 7, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. countdown
    Passed on 85 questions. I am an RN!!!!!!!!!!! Could never have done it without support from EVERYWHERE. Thanks to everybody that listened to me rant. :yeah:
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. More questions.......
    To all of you that helped me out a HUGE thank you. Took NCLEX monday, shut off after 50 minutes, PASSED!!!!! (well unofficially of course). There was nowhere in the nursing community that I went to...
    Jun 8, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. More questions.......
    Korky, You've pretty much quoted my instructor from last semester verbatim. (except for the food part) I actually took cinnamon rolls yesterday morning. Taking something next week also. I asked...
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. More questions.......
    Not to worry Domestika, I wouldn't. Just referring to the make-up of the unit. Refer to them all as "gentlemen", or by name. I really like most of them and give respect to all of them. I have never...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. More questions.......
    :yeah:Okay, tomorrow is day 3 at State. LOVE IT. My preceptor and lead clinical are experienced, open, and enthusiastic about teaching. Everbody that I have been in contact with has been great. It...
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. More questions.......
    So what did you all expect and never experience or never expected and it happened?
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. More questions.......
    Thanks everyone. Actually I hadn't really thought of the State as the last resort. These days it seems like there are less and less programs offered. Sometimes it almost seems primary care. Thanks...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. More questions.......
    Hello all, I've learned a lot from this site, apreciate all who are willing to take the time. I just finished finals and am heading out to my preceptorship,(Capstone), after spring break. Going to be...
    Mar 18, '11
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. Colorado Peer Assisitance Research
    Hi everyone. I'm finishing my last few weeks in my RN program. A group of us are doing a presentation on the Peer Assistance program. I am having a hard finding anything but generalities. (yes I went...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  24. countdown
    Almost done. Preceptorship this month, finals before spring break. Time flew! Actually not true...last semester was like an unlisted circle of Dante's hell. Just like childbirth..I know the pain was...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. CMHIP Preceptorship info please.
    Hi everyone! Long time no post related to final semester nursing school as evidenced by no time to breathe. ;) I am doing my preceptorship at CMHIP and will be in E2. Any information on this unit,...
    Mar 2, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student


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