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  1. Standing up to my charge nurse prevented a mistake
    If this is true, it seems sloppy to me that a physician would somehow not know what they were signing too. If they're signing an automated form, I would think they should be very familiar to it to...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  2. Unbinding books?
    I am strongly considering this too, but as ebailey1218 suggests, I'm going to wait until the first week of classes or so and see how manageable it is to just bring the texts along, or if that will...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Best backpack? Not rolling!
    Me too! I think mine is by BlackHawk though. I plan to trade off between my huge leather Banana Republic tote, my VeraBradley tote, and the pack. The whole rolling bag thing is definitely NOT for...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. DO NOT pass on the poop
    wow, that last one's a doozy... thanks for this, it's a good list of what NOT to do for us newbs!!
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Standing up to my charge nurse prevented a mistake
    This whole discussion is interesting and enlightening. I'd just like to share that as a Vet Tech I draw with 22 and 25g needles regularly when taking blood from cats and kittens (TEENY veins!!) and...
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Proud To Say
    congratulations! you must be thrilled!
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Helpful websites for content/review...and a pep talk :)
    Same! Thanks for being so generous and insightful! My accelerated program starts 9/3 and I'm so excited to start!
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Cruel Summer
    I don't know you, but my heart goes out to you. You are clearly a very strong person, and I am sorry you are going through so much. As they say, when it rains it usually pours... Best of luck...
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. "Fake" or Nonprescriptive Eyeglasses
    OCRN63 I see that my post upset you; let me try to explain my viewpoint a bit. To me, your "smartness" or intelligence should be demonstrated by your capabilities, not whether you wear glasses......
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. University of Rochester - ABPNN Fall 2013
    Fantastic! See you on FB at22mash!! ;)
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  11. Backpack for nursing school?
    I'll be relying heavily on Vera this year as well ;)
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. "Fake" or Nonprescriptive Eyeglasses
    Fake braces are all the rage in Japan... don't believe me? look it up!! As someone who can't see without her glasses or contacts, this whole idea is just ludicrous. Wear eye protection when you...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Anyone trying to get fit before NS?
    Kettlebells are great! We use them at CrossFit a lot :)
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Recipes and snack ideas for school and clinicals
    Thanks this is a nice combination! And, everything but the Feta is Paleo so I can actually eat this ;) I would love a vitamix... maybe someday!
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. University of Rochester - ABPNN Fall 2013
    I got off the waitlist July 10th -- very pleased, but also feeling a bit panicked about getting everything done!! I HATE being or feeling unprepared... I think there is a possibility of being...
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  16. College OR WIDE RULED PAPER?
    I am soo picky about this: college ruled ONLY, white legal pads ONLY ... I HATE loose-leaf and can't stand the rings on spirals, so there you go. :)
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Got Accepted to Nursing School and Prestige Factor
    I doubt most people have any idea how hard it is to get into nursing school... also I don't know what type of program you got into, but "nursing school" is a broad term covering everything from LPN...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. First Day of Nursing School
    I hear you loud and clear on that one!! The reality of going down to a single income in less than 2 months is starting to set in and it's more than scary. I start an accelerated bsn on 9/3 and...
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Pathophysiology online?
    I took Patho online because I am only interested in 1 specific program and my program waives the lab component, also I was improving a very old grade. I liked taking it online and it was easy for me...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. University of Rochester - ABPNN Fall 2013
    Thanks Nerm :) grassysc I don't think you're supposed to advertise for roomies on here... annoying I know :down:
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  21. Nervous about clinicals! What to expect?
    This is great thanks for sharing!!
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. CPR certification
    My program requires AHA BLS for healthcare providers. I pd $50 including "textbook" and got my official card before leaving the class, AFTER passing the written exam. Good luck!
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. University of Rochester - ABPNN Fall 2013
    Hey ladies/everyone! Congrats on all the acceptances!! For those of us who are waitlisted **gnashing of teeth.....** would someone who has gotten their acceptance packet be so kind as to post what...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  24. University of Rochester - ABPNN Fall 2013
    This is interesting, when did you hear this may I ask? I know there are just not enough spots for everyone that is qualified, I'm just hoping that since I submitted my FinAid info just before...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  25. Confusing shoe restrictions!
    I suspect this is pretty accurate. Re: the vamp, they want to be sure your foot is sufficiently covered; eg. a mary-jane style shoe or ballet flat has a low vamp that often just covers the toes; a...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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