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  1. Risk for delirium?
    OK, you found the word I was hinting at. Now, what do you think your patient is "telling" you? Acute? Chronic? What do you think would be most appropriate according to what S&SX she's got and what...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Watch what you post on Facebook
    It never ceases to amaze me when people "air their dirty laundry" on FB. It's like they completely lose their filter. I used to work in the corporate world and they would always do a Google search...
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Explaining withdrawal
    If the topic of your essay is supposed to be why you want to go to school there, I wouldn't use it as an opportunity to explain your withdrawals. Look at their admissions policy on withdrawals and...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Patients Who Try to Keep You on THEIR Schedule
    Thank you :)
    Apr 18
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  5. TORCH paper in APIE format
    Do you mean APA format? If so, here's the best online resource for it: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/01/ Or do you mean the ADPIE (assessment, diagnosis, etc.) as it relates to...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Risk for delirium?
    Well, think about it. What's another word or phrase for delirium? That'll give you the answer you're looking for. Keep looking in your NANDA or nursing diagnosis book and you'll find it :D
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. March 2014 Top 8 Captions - Help Select $100 Winner
    I'm SO thrilled! Thank you :D :D :D
    Apr 17
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  8. Low GPA
    Yeah, most NP programs in our area won't touch you with an overall GPA that is that low. Do some research and see if you can find reputable programs that might take you. Or take additional courses to...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Michigan Endorsement
    I'm having a hard time justifying spending $315 to take the NCLEX-PN, background check/fingerprinting & licensing fee for something that I may or may not use. I'm not sure if I want to attempt...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  10. The teacher had the question wrong...Should I be penalized?
    Well, did this one question make you fail the exam. Would you have passed if it had been marked correctly? Did you have poor grades in other areas? One exam can't keep you from not passing to the...
    Apr 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Patients Who Try to Keep You on THEIR Schedule
    Thank you SO much to those of you who voted for my caption. My contest winnings will buy my Peds text :) And a huge thank you to AN for having the contest. I greatly appreciate it!!!
    Apr 17
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  12. Yay!!!!!
    Congratulations :)
    Apr 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Nurse to Doctor? HELP!
    It's a lot quicker to get a science undergrad degree and then apply to med school than getting a BSN. Plus, the med school admissions committee will want to know why you aren't going to be a NP...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Is Nurse Shadowing Volunteer, a Huge Liability?
    No, we didn't have any requirement to volunteer, but you got bonus points on your application if you had a minimum of 100 volunteer hours (up to 500 max). As far as hospitals not allowing...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Help! Bought an online test bank not sure what to do!
    In some programs, that could be grounds for dismissal. We are not allowed to purchase or use test banks. We can use the published study guides that accompany the text books. But our handbook...
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. urinary/renal care plan
    What are your thoughts? Tell us the work you've done. We can't do your homework for you :)
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. How much time do you spend studying outside of nursing classes?
    My study time is completely dependent upon how well I "get" the material. I usually do a quick review with my reading outline and see what I can answer correctly off the top of my head. Anything I...
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. I'm IN!!!! 2014 Nursing Program
    Congratulations! :)
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. A&PI and ChemII same semester?
    Is it a survey of Chem class or a full-blown Gen Chem? If it's the in-depth class, I would say try to space them out. Chem took up a LOT of my time and I couldn't imagine taking it with A&P at the...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Is Nurse Shadowing Volunteer, a Huge Liability?
    I'm in MI, too. Our program didn't have a requirement for shadowing, but I tried to arrange it with several hospitals in my area. I was put on a waiting list (after going through a full interview)...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. help on nursing diagnosis
    Do you have the NANDA book? Look up pain and then come back and tell us how you'd rephrase your nursing diagnosis :) Look in the Nursing Student Assistance forum for posts from GrnTea & Esme12....
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. ACCEPTED!
    Congrats :)
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Yay!!!!!
    Congratulations!!!
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Microbiology help PLEASE!!! My major unknown may be contaminated?
    First of all, we can't give you a direct answer of "what is it?" This is your project and you need to come up with the answer on your own. There are several tests you can do to determine if the...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Need advice on which program to attend.
    In my area, new nurses from the ADN program are more highly regarded in the workplace because they get more hands-on clinical hours and more hands-on skills training. FWIW, when I was in med-surg,...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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