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  1. How to deal with program politics?
    KelRN215, thank you for the response. I suppose I misspoke (or rather mistyped, haha). I should have said we are learning to be professionals (Professional Nursing anyone?) and I feel that...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. How to deal with program politics?
    Thank you for the input Akulahawk. I will look at this as a learning opportunity for the world of professionalism :) And when I get in the programs Honor Society, I will have even more reason to...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. How to deal with program politics?
    Technically I guess its a private college, its owned by a large network of hospitals in the area. It is nationally accredited.
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. How to deal with program politics?
    SlinkyHeadCNA, I understand what you mean. If it comes down to be a big issue, Im going to leave well enough alone, but to me its the principle of the thing. We are supposed to be professionals and I...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How to deal with program politics?
    Thank you StudentOfHealing. I know exactly what you mean by getting involved in program politics. This will be my junior year and I have tried very hard up to this point to keep my head down and a...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. How to deal with program politics?
    From a 3.7 to a 3.4, which may not be significant to some, but it is for me.
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. How to deal with program politics?
    I am trying to figure out how to approach a situation in my program in which a nursing assistant course from last year (Fall of 2012) is being retroactively added to my BSN gpa. To keep things short...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. NCLEX practice book
    I have the current edition of the Saunders Comprehensive review. Great book!
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Tablet advice & input
    I have a tablet (transformer prime) that has a real keyboard that attaches and turns it into something like a netbook. It also comes with word, ppt, and excel on the tablet, for free. i love my...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What to do with nursing school papers?
    Binders with dividers. One binder for each class, then its broken down into 3 or 4 sections depending on the class. It will be class info (syllabus, schedule, etc), notes (which are actually ppts in...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Morton's Neuroma and Shoes
    PS. I have Mortons neuromas in both feet, and the dansko shoes never cause me problems. Try to buy them from a store where they can size you properly (somewhere like The Walking Company).
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  12. Morton's Neuroma and Shoes
    My school has a similar description as yours for shoes, and Dansko shoe with a back are allowed. Your safest bet is to contact someone in the department and ask them. Chances are Dansko shoes are...
    Jun 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. Recommended supplemental books please!!!!
    This series is GREAT. I have the Patho one and will be purchasing some others for my upcoming semesters. Everything is laid out in outline form, the questions are NCLEX style, and the rationales and...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. My husband said...
    My husband told me the same thing, repeatedly. He has been deployed most of the past year so all he knows is what I tell him, and hes really been surprised to hear how crazy some of it has been. He...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. What is your Fall schedule?
    Fundamentals - 3 cr Fundamentals lab - 3 cr Gerontology - 2 cr Med Calc - 1 cr Pharm - 3 cr Diets 1 - 1 cr (2) 5 hour clinicals a week. EEK!
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I am SO mad.
    Good decision :) You might find out later that someone else chose to report her to the school. Either way, karma will catch her one day.
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I am SO mad.
    During our orientation my school really pounded it into our heads that we have to watch EVERYTHING we post everywhere online. Any badmouthing of the facilities, patient information, anything, could...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How can I prepare for Pharm I and Pathophysiology?
    I got a reviews and rationales book for patho, it is by Maryann Hogan. It has been great for the extra testing practice. Also, definitely start reviewing early if you can, like the previous posters...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Working out/exercising while in nursing school
    I spend atleast an hour at the gym about 6 days a week. I need the break from the craziness of school and I do a lot of strength training which allows me to really work out the stress. Clinical days...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I've wasted my spring break!
    Yeah I failed over spring break too. I planned to write a paper (thats now due in a week) and get all of my reading for the following week done. I went out of town to visit family, so I only got a...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Any other Military spouse students?
    Haha yes I know that feeling. It took me 5 years to get my associates degree, obviously, and I was SO OVER IT by the time I finished in December. You will get there soon. Are you close enough to...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What other books do you use
    I just bought one of Maryann Hogan's Pearson Reviews & Rationales books for my Pathophysiology class. Holy moly, why didn't I know about this book in the beginning of my semester?? I LOVE this book....
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Any other Military spouse students?
    Hi Heather, I am in VA also! My husband has been in the Navy 7 years, we've been married almost 6 years, and I'm at my 3rd school since we got married. I had the same problem that not all of my...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. pretty proud
    Great job! That is really awesome!
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. "Throwing Out" questions on a test
    Believe me I was furious. I actually had a panic attack because I was so upset. I contacted the professor about it but it will not be changed. It was very disheartening for me as a first semester...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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