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  1. IRSC spring 2014 hopefuls!
    Hey Brittani22 If you have taken all your prereqs you should have a good base knowledge. I studied the NLN review book for 2 weeks intensely and did very very well on the test. If I were you I'd...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @smileanyway ..... YEY! Congrats to you!!!! I'm so happy for you. I know how badly you wanted it. ....and I also know how hard it is to wait ... and wait .... and wait. No more waiting for...
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  3. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @and1096 ... you are absolutely right there could be many people with the same score. @smileanyway ... Don't lose hope ... I was accepted within the last two weeks before class started. ...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    You will hear this many times in the program ... "Blessed are the flexible, for when they get bent out of shape they do not break." I know that the people you have been dealing with up to this...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    We didnt have a list of drugs to learn really. When doing our clinicals we would have to research and type up drugs info cards on all of the drugs that we would be giving to our assigned patient for...
    May 15, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    Regina ... you can have my Fundamentals success workbook if you want it. I might have done 2 chapters in it. Just let me know when you are at the school and I can try to get it to you.
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    Hi Allison1993 and Reg4fun.... The book list has drastically changed with the curriculum, I'm sorry to say. We used Math for Meds and Kozier and Erbs Fundamentals of Nursing as our required...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    FYI ... Just a heads up on uniforms ... make sure you get tops with big pockets. You will need plenty of room to stuff your stethoscope, light, pens, note pad, gloves, scissors ... etc. :nurse:
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    reg4fun ... do you need the Lilley Pharmacology book still? It was on our Fundamentls book list, not sure what they have you guys ordering for your first class. If you do ... dont buy it until you...
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  10. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    CONGRATS Allison1993 !!!
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @dreamgirl823 .... FYI. There were a Total of 70 of us accepted into the program in the last class. LPN/medic's included. Congrats on your accomplishments so far!
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @dreamgirl823 ... I found out 2 weeks before class started. They never would tell us how many alternates there were ... and I know 5 others in my class that were alternates ... but I dont talk to...
    Apr 24, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  13. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    You are very welcome! Maybe one of you will pass it on to the next applying class of Spring 2014 ... :yes:
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    Allison ... They select from the alternate pool in order of score. I watched it happen one by one when I was an alternate. Dont loose hope... a lot of us got in that were on the list. Good luck!
    Apr 20, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  15. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @scott5989 They will give you the exact dates during the mandatory meeting that you need to have them done by. We had a choice of two or three days the week right after the meeting to get the...
    Apr 19, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  16. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    CONGRATS johnnyvirgo .... You're in! The "provisional" terminology refers to you still needing to pass a drug test, background check, physical etc. Welcome to the ADN program!
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  17. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @LBM1979 No, they guard that information like it was a classified military secret! I still dont get it.... I sure hope you make it ... I know that feeling and it stinks! After you go thru all...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    CONGRATS to all those accepted to the new Fall 2013 ADN class! Get some rest now ... you'll need it! :cheeky:
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  19. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @ LBM1979 Congrats on making the alternate list! I was an alternate too and got accepted at the last minute. Just remember to not miss ANY meeting or deadline ... you have to progress as though you...
    Apr 17, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  20. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @efryauff Yes, they allow a long sleeve white undershirt. .... and you are right, they don't want to see tattoos. @Allison1993 Well, I am currently working 12 hour shifts on Sat and Sun. ...
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    I STRONGLY suggest that you call or e-mail the nursing dept. We were told if you miss it you have to re-apply next semester. The sooner the better. Good Luck!
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    Good Luck you guys! FYI, check your irsc e-mail. We were told the letters would come traditional postal service ... then got suprised with e-mail notifications a couple of weeks early.
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @jonnyvirgo ... LMAO ... What exactly did I say to terrify you? HaHaHa - Sorry. Well, we started out in a nursing home. You start out doing CNA work. That may terrify some people.... :-). You will...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    Well guys ... The whole curriculum has been rearranged. I'm in Fundamentals now (my first class), and you won'y even HAVE a class called Fundamentals! You will be learning things in a different...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. IRSC ADN Applying for fall 2013
    @efryauff .... a 156 is a GREAT score on the NLN! Congrats! In the past it has been 70, but I'm not sure about anything anymore since they changed it all. I started in January ... my class is/was 70.
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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