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  1. 30 stages of nursing school
    Stage 17 - start quarter 5 tomorrow with 11 fun-filled weeks of peds & OB!
    Oct 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. New Jan 2015 cohort
    ***I just saw this post was old, but here is my 2-cents worth if anyone else has the same questions!*** I am getting ready to begin my 5th quarter of the BSN program tomorrow! I do park just...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  3. IV Calculation Help!
    I always use dimensional analysis. Since you gave an answer to question #2, I will help you with that one, then apply this method to the others to see if you can solve the problem. 1. First,...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. 4.0 in nursing school?
    Due to the grading scale at my nursing school, you literally would have to have 100% on everything to get a 4.0. I currently have a 3.93; I think I only have less than a 90% on a test once, but I do...
    Sep 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Any Advice for a Pre-Nursing Student?
    My advice to you is remember nursing is a very small community, avoid gossip and drama, and a smile is always good.
    Aug 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Nursing School Makeup (clinicals)
    I do wear makeup, but I just make sure nothing dramatic. I wear foundation, highlight with a bronzer, use a light pink gel blush on the cheeks, eyeliner, mascara and some gloss. It sounds like a...
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Can you check my dosage calc problem?
    Yes, this is what I calculated.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. how much hire level math is required for nursing?
    I was required to have college algebra and stats to apply to my program. I also had a math calculation course in my program as well. I also had to take a math test the first day of my first...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Need some advice about what to do!
    In my nursing school, teachers of the same course are not required to give the same test and could have different formats. In my one of my classes, we were not given study guides or told in advance...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Any Advice for New Nursing Students?
    I would just rest and enjoy your time before starting. I am just finishing up my third quarter. I have found that reading ahead does not really do any good, as many of the professors jump around...
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Denver School of Nursing 2014
    I transferred in all my pre-req classes, as well as patho. I would suggest calling and speaking with someone there if you have more specific questions.
    May 16
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  12. Denver School of Nursing 2014
    On the school's website (, they do have the calendar posted through 2016. But, (yup, there is a but), during the two-week break, there is the chance that you will have a clinical or...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  13. Med. calc & mEq
    I got it. This is solving for how many mls you would put into the bag of D5W, which would be 5.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Med. calc & mEq
    I have shown you what I have with setting up the "order" and "have." I am just not sure where to go from there. I am confused about what values are used and where they are used to solve the problem.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Med. calc & mEq
    Hey all, I am looking for some help with this problem. I have been taught dimensional analysis for solving problems, but I am having a hard time setting this one up to solve: —The doctor orders...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Worth complaining about or just whiny?
    We had our clinical presentation today. We were told that different clinical instructors will do different things and do not come to the clinical office complaining because one instructor has...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Parents who decide to pursue the difficult task of nursing school (Rant)
    My kids are the main reason that I keep on going in nursing school! They are 11, 9, and 6 and are my biggest cheerleaders! But, it is sometimes tough to make sure that school does not interfere too...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Denver School of Nursing 2014
    Good luck to you all! Please let me know if you have any questions. I am starting quarter 3 of the BSN program on Monday!
    Apr 4
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. Under All, is the Human
    While I do not have clinical experience yet, I do start my 3rd quarter in April and finally start my clinical rotations. Your story put together everything that I have only verbalized during...
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Three months to kill before Nursing School... what to do
    Sit and do nothing, watch TV, read a book for fun, and just relax! Once you start school, studying and school work take up a lot of time.
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Nursing theorists
    I have written a paper about Ida Orlando and the Deliberative Nursing Process.
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. CCConline for prereqs
    I took some classes through CCConline, mostly gen ed. and also patho. I would be very cautious about taking science courses online. I felt that I missed a lot of things in patho that I should have...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  23. Palpations, physical exams on genitals?
    In our health assessment class, we watched videos of a male and female genital exam - nothing further. For the other parts of the assessment, the ladies wore sports bras and most students wore...
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Could I even survive nursing school? C student
    I am big fan of not giving up on your dreams and trying again, so I will start there. If nursing is what you really want, you should reevaluate how you are studying and retake the course, get...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Failed anatomy and physiology course...questioning my choices
    Like other posts have mentioned, you need to decide if YOU really want to pursue nursing. If it is really what you want, then I would suggest that you retake the course and try again! Look into...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student