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  1. Transfer question
    I should add that we won't be moving until september
    Jul 1
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  2. Transfer question
    Hi all, i have been working for a davita clinic since February. Well, got hired and started training in February. My bf and I are planning on moving as he has received a job offer in another city...
    Jul 1
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  3. NCLEX and ATI
    Congrats on graduating! We'll be taking NCLEX the same day! Our school required us to pass all of our ati exams. For pharm, I made a chart that they recommended in one of the videos when you go and...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Feeling UNDERwhelmed?
    Hello All,Just thought I'd seek some advice from someone about my clinical situation. Let me start off by saying that last semester my clinical was nuts. I learned how to correlate labs to disease,...
    Oct 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Balance!!!
    I had trouble with this last semester. This semester I created a wall FULL of stuff. I created a weekly checklist for assignments, reading, and tests including due date highlighted. At the end of the...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Burnt Out and Needing to Vent
    I can't say I understand what you're going through completely, but I can relate to most. You are overwhelmed. Try your best to look for an outlet. When I feel overwhelmed I cry my eyes out and then...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Weight gain?
    I'm in level 3 of 4 levels and I haven't gained anything. This semester is the hardest by far so we'll see what happens once i'm done. Where I live we have a 24 hour gym that i go to. I am NOT the...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Confused on Infusion Rate problem...
    Thank you! I always make things more complicated than they are.
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Confused on Infusion Rate problem...
    Thank you for the reply. After taking a well needed break to go work out and clear my head, I started to try and think in simpler terms. I came up with 25mg divided by 2.5mg/hr which equals 10 hours/...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Confused on Infusion Rate problem...
    Hello All! I'm a little confused on an infusion rate problem and was trying to seek some advice to point me in the right direction. The problem states... " The physician orders nicardipine...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Don't you just love your non-nursing major friends/family...
    I was going to post on here not to underestimate an online test. I'm an e-learning nursing student so all of my exams except the final are online and it is very very hard even with a book. BUT, we're...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Stethoscope Question.
    I have the Cardiology III. Love it. Get alot of compliments on it as well. Bought it on Medisave and they have free engraving as well. They give you "points" for purchasing certain items. So when my...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Advice on Med Surg
    Hello All, I've been reading alot of questions on Med Surg that have been posted in the past and decided to post some questions of my own to see if I can get any help. I am currently in the online...
    Mar 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Discouraged about clinicals
    I've been there. I think its normal to feel down when everyone else has moved on, but i think the best thing to do is focus on yourself. Take it one day at a time. Focus on your 5 rights and the...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Truly Stressed, and Depressed
    Its unfortunate that you failed, but fundamentals is NOT a walk in the park. I'm not sure about the rules of your particular program, but I just wanted to post to tell you to hang in there. In my...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Feeling incompetent
    I know how you feel. My first test for the semester I was trying to read entire chapters. It is impossible to do that when working 6 days a week along with other responsibilities. I think its...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Can stupid people pass nursing school?
    I usually make Bs and have been known to see the occasional C. I work hard and study hard. This in no way makes me stupid, but everyone is entitled to their opinions. As others have said it just...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. overwhelmed
    This is certainly alot for one person to have on their plate. I dont have any kids, all I can really offer is to take things one day at a time. I work 6 days a week and often feel like I don't have...
    Feb 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Nervous about Med-Surg
    I feel the exact same way right now. I just finished up level 1 nursing, we were in a nursing home which wasn't more than CNA work and PO med passes. Now I'll be moving onto level 2 which will...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Freaking out - may have to withdraw
    I can't imagine what you're going through and I'm really sorry this happened. If it were me, I'd DEFINITELY talk to your instructor and see what she says before you withdrawal. Even though this is a...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How to deal with a toxic/negative clinical instructor who is insecure?
    First off, sorry that you have to go through this. I do hope that it gets better. Honestly, I've been told by several about the nurses that "eat their young" and that I should expect it. I just...
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Why do nurses have to be so mean to nursing students?
    I can understand what you mean about the attitude thing. I started my clinicals last week and our nurses aren't exactly nice. I spoke with a nurse a while back and she told me "Honey, we're the type...
    Oct 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Anyone make it into nursing school with below a 3.0 GPA?
    I did :) I stressed EVERYDAY because I had a 2.7 GPA. Scored high on my HESI though. Had alot of people give me the whole "oh i dont know if you will make it..." speech. All I can say is that it...
    Oct 10, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Terrible clinical site!
    I think there was a similar post about this. It sucks, because I start clinicals in one week. But the way I see it, I would NEVER let anyone sway my decision for what I want to do for the rest of my...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Ahhhhh! I need re-inforcement!!!
    I say just go for it! While thats ALOT of stuff you have on your plate in a small time frame, write everything down, prioritize, etc. Thats the only way I keep myself from freaking out. If I don't,...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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