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  1. What is your grading scale?
    Ours is 92% and up is an A, 83% to 91.99% is a B, 75% to 82.99% is a C. No rounding, anything below a 75% is failing and your test average has to be 75% or higher before any of your other course...
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Need help with nursing math question
    Try this: Amount ordered divided by Amount Available (in the same mU) times quantity (how many ml of fluid you have) times 60. This will give you ml/hr. (2/20,000) * 1000 * 60 = ? ml/hr
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Clinical PT. info
    We don't find out anything about our patients until day of clinical.
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. How did/Will you pick out your study group?
    I started my first semester and joined a study group right away. I left after 3 weeks because we didn't mesh well. I did better on my own! There is no hard fast rule that says you HAVE to be in a...
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. ONENOTE ?????????
    Thanks for the reply. That would explain why I could never figure out how to import the power points. LOL
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. ONENOTE ?????????
    I have heard you can import Power Points into One Note and type on them. Does anyone happen to know how to do this?
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Would you miss the first day of class?
    I'm also getting ready to start my 3rd out of 4 semesters, and I know there is no way I would miss class. Our first reading is 11 chapters long and we have a test the following week over that...
    Aug 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Care Plans
    I totally agree, but that 20-25 pages is just the template our school gives us!
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Care Plans
    I wish our care plans were this short. At my school, the average care plan is 20 to 25 pages long! Plus we have to do concept maps and data sheets.
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Ivy Tech Nursing Summer Semester/Transferring to Another Campus
    Summer semester is only mandatory if you are an LPN student. As for the schedule, it's different for every campus.
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  11. A few thoughts on Nursing School.
    I freaked out a little bit this morning because it was my first clinical, but other than that I haven't let nursing school take over my life. And I absolutely refuse to let it.
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Overweight issues; uncomfortable with being practiced on by another student
    I am a large woman and while I was lucky to find scrubs that fit, I was terrified when it came to simulating bed baths. Thankfully, the person I was partnered with could have cared less. They were...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. What was the first thing to go?
    I'm taking: Fundamentals of Nursing - Lecture Fundamentals of Nursing - Lab Med-Surg I - Lecture Med-Surg I - Lab Introduction to Pharmacology Med-Surg I Clinical I read tons of different...
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What was the first thing to go?
    Married with 3 kids, work part-time. Nothing has changed. Still cook, still do dishes, still clean, still attend all the kids soccer games, still read for pleasure. I was determined to not lose...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. How do you study, and are you getting the results you want?
    I am really curious about something. I have seen quite a few people (especially on the Student Nurse Organization page for my school) talk about all the studying they are doing. What I would like...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Wheeled backpack
    First let me say, yes there are other threads talking about rolling backpacks, but yours is totally different because you are asking about YOUR specific backpack. Secondly, the style of the bag...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. What is it with nurses and cell phones? Just a vent.
    When my mom was dying, and I was unable to be there, YES I needed to be in constant touch!
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. great place to hear blood pressure sounds- for new nursing students :)
    Thank you for posting this. I am having a horrible time figuring out which noise is the first to hear.
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How did you do it?
    I'm curious, how are you an LPN without any college credits?
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  20. Silly question...
    I would put them in a file folder. That way they are protected and secure.
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  21. Stupid q's: Has smoking cigarettes kept you from getting a job?
    Smokers aren't a protected class.
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Nursing Skills
    Please share because I am struggling with this so much. I am having so much trouble finding the brachial pulse!
    Sep 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. The rolling backpack debate
    I'm in my second week of my ASN program and I started out with a regular backpack. I switched to a rolling one last night because my shoulder and back were starting to kill me. I say go for it...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. How Far do you want to go in your Nursing Education?
    I'm working on my ASN right now and after a few years of working I plan to do a RN to MSN program (since I have a previous bachelor's degree).
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. The Nursing Process
    THANK YOU so much for this. I kept forgetting one of the steps and your "ADPIE" just saved my sanity! :yelclap:
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance