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  1. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    Oh and I'd like to add, that the 80% is almost entirely made up of exam grades, we don't have graded homework. We have quizzes and occasionally case studies that make up a very small portion of our...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    Ours is 80% and has been the entire time.
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. LSUHSC-SON, has anyone missed a day of clinical in Foundations of Nursing???
    Also, all of that should be in your policy and procedure book if you have one, we had to buy one first semester. That info was not in our syllabus since it applied to all the semesters of clinicals.
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. LSUHSC-SON, has anyone missed a day of clinical in Foundations of Nursing???
    At my school you would make up the hours. However there is a process to follow when calling off for clinicals and if you fail to follow that process you can be given an unsatisfactory for that...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. I'm sick, but should I miss clinical?
    I would call off if it is that bad, and I would go to the doc if it is getting worse several days later. You should be feeling better by now!
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Titer and vaccines question?!
    If your titer comes back not showing immunity, you will have to get a "booster" or go through the series again. I did not have my shot records any longer so I had titers drawn, I did not show...
    Mar 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Is it worth it to get LPN license while still in nursing school?
    Most likely if something did happen, she would be able to take it still. She has the minimum education needed at this point, that will not change.
    Mar 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. GPA lower than a 3.0, can I still be a nurse
    I graduate in May from an ADN program, I honestly did not try super hard in my sciences, and struggled in them because of it. Add to that a couple classes I had failed many moons ago, my GPA was much...
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Can we discuss Nursing caps and Hairstyles?
    No worries, the males are off the hook for the cap. It is only required for females. :)
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Is it worth it to get LPN license while still in nursing school?
    If you intend to work as a LPN, then yes it could be beneficial. However if you do not plan to work as an LPN, it really will not make a difference.
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Can we discuss Nursing caps and Hairstyles?
    We have no hair requirement from what I have seen in the past, and no mention of it when we were told about pics. Which honestly I found odd since the rest of the uniform has to be clinical...
    Mar 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Can we discuss Nursing caps and Hairstyles?
    I'm poor so that's not really an option! Lol But yes we have actual nursing caps for pictures and pinning we have to wear, along with an entirely white uniform. I was just trying to find some...
    Mar 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Can we discuss Nursing caps and Hairstyles?
    I am graduating in May! YAY! We will be doing our pictures after returning from spring break, so I have gotten all the things required, including my cap. I have no idea how to wear my hair with this...
    Mar 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Three months to kill before Nursing School... what to do
    Ha! I love that everyone is saying to relax! :) That is exactly what I will tell you as well, that and get organized! Each break I spend cleaning because so much gets ignored during the semester, had...
    Mar 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Failing psych nursing course
    Aside from knowing your meds I have little advice for you. I struggled with psych, it was almost entirely therapeutic communication based when it came to exam questions, I always found myself looking...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How far do you travel?
    I live like 15 mins from school, but I would travel further to school. The only thing I would look into is where those schools do clinicals, and if you would be willing to travel even further for...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Being a nurse with a belly button piercing
    As long as it is healing properly you should be fine.
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Nursing school uniforms and their fate after school
    I will probably keep them around for a bit, maybe I'll give them to a friend who will be starting in the fall. I will keep my cap and a patch as mementos. My white shoes are pretty worn out at this...
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. how long for clinicals?
    We did clinicals all 4 semesters, first semester we did half a day once a week, second and third 1 full day once a week, and 4th was/is 2 full days a week.
    Mar 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Keeping up with the Reading?
    As someone who is ADD myself, I found the amount of reading I had to do overwhelming to say the least. I would skim through chapters, and pay close attention to those boxes in them. I also used our...
    Mar 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. about to max out on credits, please help. macomb community college
    There are always private loans, and scholarships. I know several who are depending on these.
    Feb 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. I feel like a fraud :((
    I'm graduating in May, I still don't feel like I know what I am doing half the time! But you know what, that's why I am there, to learn. From what everyone has told me, it takes a year or so for that...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Class communication
    You can turn notifications off, and tun off individuals as well.
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Clinical advice- How can I help?
    I've done both, followed a nurse, and been assigned a patient. My learning experience was about the same for each, and I still often found myself with downtime. Enjoy it now, once you are working it...
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Clinical advice- How can I help?
    Aside from answering call lights I like to take the down time to get really into my patients chart and start looking at their history, labs, meds, tests etc... Start putting pieces together. Review...
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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