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  1. What to do after my BSN? (MSN/DNP/PhD)
    I did work as a nurse. I was in an ICU fellowship for 4 months and decided to quit before I had to sign a contract. I loved the patients, I loved the work but I didn't get along with most of the...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. What to do after my BSN? (MSN/DNP/PhD)
    I start my BSN classes tomorrow (I'm currently an RN.) I will be finishing these classes next May and I'm trying to decide what I want to do with my life. I want to help people, that's my goal in...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Starting my first RN job in 2 weeks in the ICU!
    So i'm a new grad RN, just graduated the first week of May. For my final clinical (as there were to many students to find preceptors for, we had relatively small clinical groups with 5-6 students in...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    I definitely have to go with my own name on this one.... Corella. It's actually a really unique combination of both of my grandmother's names; my maternal grandmother Cora and my paternal...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  5. How do you study for nursing courses?
    It really depends on your study techniques that you've learned throughout school, how your nursing instructors are, how much material is between each test...etc...Every school is SO different when it...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Advice for nursing school?
    Here's some thing I've learned in the past 2 years (I graduate in 58 days!!) *Learn some relaxation techniques and how to destress. Nursing school is EXTREMELY stressful, and at times you will...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Books for Ped's/Maternity & Cardiac/Resp. ?
    I'm starting my 2nd year in just under one month (27 days to be exact) with only 2 semesters left i'm feeling the stress! This semester we're taking Pediatric Nursing, Maternal-Newborn nursing, and...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Fundamentals of Nursing 7th, Potter
    I LOVE my potter and perry book! It comes in handy...all throughout your nursing student career! the BEST way to explain what YOU need to know as a student nurse, (to make studying easier) is...
    Feb 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Laptop to class?
    I take my Netbook to class every day as well, its easier then printing out the power points before class (sometimes they don't even post the powerpoints until the morning of the class) that way i can...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. second semester thread :-)
    Started 3 weeks ago! Were in week 4 already! (were in quarters though so we only have another 6 weeks to go then finals!!) Already 2 tests down (Aced both of them!) just had round one of check offs...
    Jan 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. How many people did you lose?
    Our first qtr. ended in Dec. 11...we lost 20 people out of 90, and gained 5 back this qtr. from who flunked out last year....plus at least another 5 or so people have quit in the first 3 weeks of the...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Head to to assessment
    First off its crazy how schools differ in check offs...our head to toe assessment was the first thing we did first quarter (along with vital signs, Positioning, and Bed Baths) now (2nd qtr.) wet/dry...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. What site to buy books???
    I go to Textbooks.com...they will give you the lowest prices on renting/buying used/new books on all the top sites...and will get you the cheapest prices...its free, its easy, and I got 600$ worth of...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. What do i need to know for pharmacology
    Look into either Pharmacology Demystified (a great book that i picked up for class, and it really lays out EVERYTHING) also you could look into the "Made incredibly easy series" i ordered the...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Help memorizing Lab values???
    In med surg, I have to memorize lab values (i.e. BMP, CBC, Lipid Panel, etc) and i'm having a hard time memorizing each of them, especially when the values are so similar. My biggest problem...
    Jan 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Best books for Pharm/Med Surg?
    I start my 2nd quarter tomorrow, and i'm really freaking out about pharmacology and Med-surg (my 2 classes this quarter) I've seen the syllabus and i'm already freaking out.... so i wanted to see...
    Jan 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Suggestions for Med-Surg and Pharm?
    For my second quarter of nursing school I have both Pharmacology and Med-surg... These are the books we are using for both classes from amazon: Pharmacology and the Nursing Process: Lilley,...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Day in the life of a nursing student?
    It depends on your school, how they do their classes, if your in semesters/quarters, when you start clinicals...etc... Every person is going to be different, every school is definitely going to be...
    Nov 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Just passed my first quarter of nursing school!!! Who else?
    I just have to post this! I really didn't think it was going to happen, I worked my butt off with only one day off every week, between school and work i just didn't think i could do it...but I did! I...
    Nov 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Do you know of anyone who has been thrown of of nursing school/program? And why?
    I know 2 people that were kicked out just recently...one was justified, she didn't do any of her nurse squared work (a HUGE part of clinicals and was required) and she walked off the floor at...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. on the verge of failing!
    I feel you OP all i have left is finals, and i've done relatively good up until now, i did great in clinicals and everything too, but one bad test grade has brought my score down significantly...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Nursing School Blues??
    I already had my first breakdown 5 weeks into the program...like a full meltdown...wanting to give up and all.... My teachers are awesome though and they give us pep talks all the time...and it...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. How do you do school and work?
    I feel ya!!! I work 3 days a week, attend school 3 days a week, and then I get one day off to rest....I don't have any children per say....but I have 7 4 legged children...4 dogs, 2 cats and a...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. How do you stay on top of your nursing classes/clinical?
    I have class 2 days a week, clinicals 1 day a week, (first semester) and lab for 2 hours a week around that...plus i work 3 days a week...and i get 1 day to cram everything in...its not easy....but...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. First nursing school tests, how did you do?
    I got a 90 on my first fund's test...an 87.5 on my first Phys. Assessment test, an 86 on my 2nd fund's test, and an 85 on my 2nd Phys. assessment test... I still have high B averages in both...
    Oct 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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