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  1. 3 weeks into nsg program, he wants to quit...
    Hey 2008BSNGRAD, Wasn't sure that if you caught it or not, but the OP was from 2005.
    Oct 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Sooooooooo........(Slightly Ranty, Slightly Long)
    Look at it as a challenge to be the best that you can be. My class is separated into 3 clinical groups. My clinical instructor (who is also my lecture professor) is probably the tougher one, but...
    Sep 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Hospital for Special Surgery in NYC
    Where in NY is HSS??
    Aug 31, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. Any Good IV Therapy or Nursing Procedure Web Sites
    hey daytonite, i had to laugh when i saw this thread. this is my school! they are very good with giving step by steps for the different skills we need to go through. kris
    Aug 30, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Name the hospital and its Starting Salary!!!
    Do a search and look for any postings from billythekid. I believe, he was accepted into the program awhile back. I've heard more favorable postings from NS than I had of LIJ's critical care...
    Aug 25, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  6. *:.Advice Needed:RN Newbie in NYC.:*
    I think the idea is for the more popular hospitals, there is going to be great competition for their new grad programs and not everyone applying will be able to get in. Just think about the # of...
    Aug 20, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. on SATA type questions
    Hi Paula, Breathe! Don't get all stressed about it. I know it is hard but don't put so much emphasis on just the SATA. You did well in nursing school, and you will do fine on the test. ...
    Aug 19, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Making ends meet in NYC
    One other thing to consider is that in California you really need to have a car...not the case with Manhattan. That alone can save you the cost of a car payment, insurance, maintenance and fuel. ...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: New York Nursing
  9. Clinical Math
    Totally agree with Melinurse. Before I started my first semester, I went through a number of sources that Daytonite provided and it really helped me. Also, I always look on this thread for other...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Butterflies ~ Anxiety
    Yes! and that's an emphatic yes! I start semester 2 and I still have some butterflies fluttering about. I find that if I take it just one day at a time, it helps. Whenever you feel a bit...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Help on understanding
    This will be something as you go through your schooling that you will better be able to answer. The big thing is that it is patient centered, and as a nurse, you'll know they will understand the...
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. mcg/kg/min
    Exactly! Something is missing.
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Nursing School Graduation Percentages
    Actually, I do have to say that even though my class had a high attrition rate (15/43 withdrew or didn't pass), it wasn't lack of support from the school. I think the school realized that they...
    Aug 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Grading Scale
    They just changed ours: 94 - 100 = A 87 - 93 = B 80 - 86 = C No rounding either, even if someone has a 93.99, they would still get a B...
    Aug 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Nursing School Graduation Percentages
    Unfortunately it appears that within the last couple of classes, the NCLEX pass rate has also suffered. I believe that is another reason why they are changing the requirements both to get into the...
    Aug 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Quiet Places To Study Late ?
    Is that possible?
    Aug 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Nursing School Graduation Percentages
    Well, I can't comment on my school as a whole, but just my class which is starting the second semester is down about 13 students out of 43 starting. It does make for some anxious moments, but there...
    Aug 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How to determine if you pass or fail
    Check out the NCLEX thread. I believe that Suzanne gives a pretty good explanation of how the NCLEX is scored. I do think that application and comprehension are areas that you need to concentrate...
    Aug 14, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. US RN or FNP work in UK, Ireland, Scottland, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand??
    Yeah, that makes total sense. My current unit is considered a level 3. We have about 15 babies that need intensive care and then we have a progressive nursery where they need special care but not...
    Aug 13, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. US RN or FNP work in UK, Ireland, Scottland, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand??
    Hi Sharrie, thanks for the link. Wouldn't a NICU fit into one of these 2 categories? I know that where I work, we've a few babies that are on vents and some that required 1:1 nursing care. Kris
    Aug 13, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. What Do you Like and Dislike About the NICU??
    Well, I am currently in nursing school myself, but I am working in a NICU as a unit assistant. What I do love about it, is watching the nurses work as a team...there is no your patient or my...
    Aug 13, '08
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  22. US RN or FNP work in UK, Ireland, Scottland, Netherlands, Australia, New Zealand??
    Hey Sharrie, what is meant by Level 2 or Level 3 classification? Thanks, Kris
    Aug 13, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Highest priority
    Okay, I was going to post that you need to assess before implementing care, but Daytonite as usual beat me to it in her elegant and thorough way. Kris
    Aug 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. HELP! new infant before start accelerated BSN, no day care!
    I was going to suggest this myself. OP, if I were you I would seriously look into deferring entrance for a year. I know it is something you don't want to hear if you've been waiting to get...
    Aug 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. I need encouragement!
    That does sound like a great program. What kinds of things did you do? For the OP, what you are feeling is totally NORMAL! I'm starting my second semester, and I'm feeling better about starting...
    Aug 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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