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  1. Denver School of Nursing 2014
    On the school's website (, they do have the calendar posted through 2016. But, (yup, there is a but), during the two-week break, there is the chance that you will have a clinical or...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  2. Med. calc & mEq
    I got it. This is solving for how many mls you would put into the bag of D5W, which would be 5.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Med. calc & mEq
    I have shown you what I have with setting up the "order" and "have." I am just not sure where to go from there. I am confused about what values are used and where they are used to solve the problem.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Med. calc & mEq
    Hey all, I am looking for some help with this problem. I have been taught dimensional analysis for solving problems, but I am having a hard time setting this one up to solve: —The doctor orders...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Worth complaining about or just whiny?
    We had our clinical presentation today. We were told that different clinical instructors will do different things and do not come to the clinical office complaining because one instructor has...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Parents who decide to pursue the difficult task of nursing school (Rant)
    My kids are the main reason that I keep on going in nursing school! They are 11, 9, and 6 and are my biggest cheerleaders! But, it is sometimes tough to make sure that school does not interfere too...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Denver School of Nursing 2014
    Good luck to you all! Please let me know if you have any questions. I am starting quarter 3 of the BSN program on Monday!
    Apr 4
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  8. Under All, is the Human
    While I do not have clinical experience yet, I do start my 3rd quarter in April and finally start my clinical rotations. Your story put together everything that I have only verbalized during...
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Three months to kill before Nursing School... what to do
    Sit and do nothing, watch TV, read a book for fun, and just relax! Once you start school, studying and school work take up a lot of time.
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nursing theorists
    I have written a paper about Ida Orlando and the Deliberative Nursing Process.
    Mar 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. CCConline for prereqs
    I took some classes through CCConline, mostly gen ed. and also patho. I would be very cautious about taking science courses online. I felt that I missed a lot of things in patho that I should have...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  12. Palpations, physical exams on genitals?
    In our health assessment class, we watched videos of a male and female genital exam - nothing further. For the other parts of the assessment, the ladies wore sports bras and most students wore...
    Jan 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Could I even survive nursing school? C student
    I am big fan of not giving up on your dreams and trying again, so I will start there. If nursing is what you really want, you should reevaluate how you are studying and retake the course, get...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Failed anatomy and physiology course...questioning my choices
    Like other posts have mentioned, you need to decide if YOU really want to pursue nursing. If it is really what you want, then I would suggest that you retake the course and try again! Look into...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. accelerated BSN programs without a degree?
    Denver School of Nursing has a 21-month (7 quarters) BSN program where you transfer credits in.
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Denver School of Nursing July 2014 Start
    If you have questions about the school's accreditation, I would recommend contacting them directly. They are very helpful and can answer your questions specifically. We did just receive our HLC...
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  17. Am I being unrealistic? Is nursing maybe not for me?
    You sound a lot like me when I started taking my prereqs for school and for the exact reasons! But, many classes later and my first quarter of nursing school done, my thinking very much has changed!...
    Dec 12, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Denver School of Nursing July 2014 Start
    I just completed my first semester at DSN! As of now, I am so happy with the school! I really think nursing school is what you put into it. The more involved in the school and classes you are, I...
    Dec 11, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  19. December 2013 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    I am sorry, but I cannot tell you how Grandma is doing at this time.
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. How hard is it to become a nurse after starting a family?
    There is no flexibility in nursing school. I am told when my classes are, attendance is taken every class, and we are expected to be there. Labs and clinical rotations must be 100% attended. I...
    Dec 4, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Should I not buy (or rent) any text books?
    I use my book all the time. Like mentioned in a previous post, there is so much more material in the book you need to know that is not covered in class. In my Health Assessment class, we do have...
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. General question about which Stethoscope and Shoes :)
    I have the Littmann Classic SE II, which I do like, and I will upgrade to the cardiology III once I graduate. So far, it has worked for me. For shoes, I have tried on Dansko and am just trying to...
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Denver School of Nursing Process Information
    I started a month ago, and I am having a great time so far! My cohort is starting to settle in, and I think it is going to be a fun group to be with. I would take lightly what you hear from others...
    Oct 26, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  24. denver school of nursing, has anyone gotten with a 2.0 gpa?
    I heard back from DSN between 5-6 weeks after the application deadline. The HESI was not bad. You should study the review book and know your conversions. There is a basic calculator built into the...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  25. Why do Nurses tell students to go BSN??
    One other reason for going directly for a BSN: There are at least two nationally ranked hospitals (both magnet) where I live that have nurse residency programs. To apply, you must have completed an...
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student