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  1. how to improve test-taking skills
    there are resources for testing strategies and anxiety. A few I have used are: Stressed Over Studying | Topics | Counseling Services | Kansas State University Khan Academy Simple free learning...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Friends. 😤
    don't waste your energy trying to explain. they have no clue. And they won't be there when you take NCLEX
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Kaplan QTrainer and Qbank Scores
    I guess your best info will come from Kaplan, as they are the ones to interpret the results. I recommend you look at the website for information to the candidate on how to prepare....
    Apr 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. question about age
    many hospital nursing directors do not see LTC experience relating to acute care experience. I doubt your age has anything to do with it as most nurses are baby boomers still. I do not have an answer...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Help reading x-rays
    remember, your interpretation cannot be used for planning care. It would be for your information only.
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. prerequisite would I need them for nursing school?
    maybe the OP does not fully understand the term. Pre-requisites means they are required prior to the actual program. The best source of information would be the catalog/website for your school. Some...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Time To Start  That Final Trip To The Locker Room?
    Today is my last official work day. I am retiring. But of course nurses never retire, so I have agreed to work prn. Anyway, I knew it was time and decided to leave while I had the health to enjoy...
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Top Issues with Your EMR
    We use HMS. I know the Informatics team and know that they have input on various modules. Nurses complain to me (Educator) they spend more time "nursing" the computer than the patient. To give/not...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  9. Nursing Books
    I would not recommend buying lots of books that are not required. You will not be able to read them all anyway. YOu will end up reading your REQUIRED books over and over. Generally, the instructor...
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Professor made me cry...on the inside
    Honey, patients and families and co-workers will hurt your feelings too. Just bear in mind you will interact with this person only a short while. In other words, get over it. You have a brilliant...
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Central line dressing days
    checked daily, changed weekly and each nurse is responsible for own patient
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Students who get As are bad bedside nurses
    Does that mean "good" bedside nurses are dummies?
    Mar 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. I want to improve my routine in studying, can you guys give me any suggestions?
    Interrupting your sleep is a waste of time. The information is not retained and you are stressing out your body. Set aside a time of day when you will focus solely on studying - no phone...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I am afraid of Anatomy and Physiology
    if you are only wanting to do easy things then nursing may not be for you. After all, nursing is about caring for the body. Yes, A&P can be hard, but remember, you will have an instructor teaching...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Other student needs too much help
    she is too dependent and eating in to your study time. The purpose of school is to weed out who can and cannot do the job after graduation. She will never be able to keep up at work. I recommend you...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Legally how many doses can a nurse hold?
    I doubt seriously there is a magic number. Each med should be considered as a reason to notify the MD. He may have to change his treatment plan. For one thing, not to notify means the nurse is making...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Not a Nursing Question, but Has to Do with Work, So...
    isn't it funny that humans who are given a privilege will, at some point, consider it an obligation. I bet if they had to find a way they would get to work on their own or find work closer to home or...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. a friend's pt satisfaction survey
    glad someone gets it
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. The Nightingale Pledge - Still relevant today?
    Don'tStop, ASN. First, I LOVE your username. Nurses never stop learning or doing or being at the forefront of healthcare. Second, the pledge is recited at some pinning ceremonies as a tradition....
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  20. RN TO MSN
    Many are referred to as "bridge" programs. I know it is possible but cannot make any referrals as I have not kept up with the info. Perhaps if you call the nursing school departments in various...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Financial aid for a Post-Bac program?
    if you cannot afford the expensive program then consider others. Many state universities have online programs for grad students that are generally cheaper. Two other sources come to mind: a librarian...
    Mar 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Pt threw a bedpan...
    notify facility authorities, even if tech does not. Consider suing the idiot for assault and battery
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Marijuana and type 2 Diabetic / school nursing
    the obvious risk is that he will not be compliant and go into DKA, have a stroke or simply die. Clear enough. are you allowed to contact the parents? Other than that, I would document the times you...
    Mar 20
    Forum: School Nurses
  24. The Nightingale Pledge - Still relevant today?
    I think it is more of a tradition than anything. I get sooooooooooo tired of people taking offense at the most minute details. Smile a little!
    Mar 20
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  25. Tips to supervise Cna's?
    never worked in a LTC but I have mentored many nurses. The first thing is to know what they are allowed to do by law. Find out who certified them inyour state (Health Dept?). You might find a link on...
    Mar 17
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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