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  1. My short adventure in nursing land.
    I have been interested in a position at a VA hospital, so I was glad to hear that you found a position without a TON of years experience. Makes me hopeful!
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  2. Live Long Well Care
    Hello all! Anybody have any experience with this company? Or home health in general? I'm waiting on the results of my background check and drug test, and I think it's a done deal. I'll be working as...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. End-Stage Senioritis!
    Good luck to you all graduating soon! 4 months to go for my class. Luckily, my last semester falls in summer so the length is shorter, but I know the work load is going to be cruel!
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Drug Cards are Lame!!
    I feel your disdain for drug cards! I type write them, then type them and I don't retain any of the information until I read them over on my own!
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Does anybody know anybody that has been pregnant in nursing program?
    One of my classmates just announced her pregnancy a month ago. Very fitting, since we are in our OB/PEDS section! :D She has every intention of finishing and she also plans on becoming a NP someday!
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I've wasted my spring break!
    Basically, I told myself that during Spring Break, I would say, "What nursing school?" :D I was fortunate to not have any big papers/assignments/reading to do over break, so it has worked out pretty...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Burned out
    Yes! I'm in the middle of my 4th out of 5th semesters. I hit burnt out in 3rd when we had Chronic Health, Pharmacology and Psych in the same semester. I'm just staying focused on pushing through...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. I guess there is a first time for everything..
    I'm sorry to hear that has happened to you! Do you have anymore tests for that class that can bring up your average? What is your school's policy on a failed class?
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Do you have any motivational nursing quotes?
    "Act the way you want to feel" - Gretchen Rubin, author of The Happiness Project and Happier at Home Basically, if you want to feel happier at work, start by acting happier at work!
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Looking back I'd wish I'd know......
    Hello all! I'm in my 4th semester, one more to go after this! I just picked up Lippincott's Q&A review. I really like it and I'm using it to help me study for my pediatric/OB tests. To the OP:...
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. March Madness for nursing students!
    Ah! Yes, I do go to HGTC! :yes: They are setting up a session (I think one of the adjunct clinical instructors will be there) where we can practice anything we need to. I will definitely take a look...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. March Madness for nursing students!
    No, as long as we pass, we are considered "golden." We may have separate check-offs for the specific semester that we are in, however, to practice new skills we have learned.
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. March Madness for nursing students!
    Hello, all! I'm a 4th semester in an ADN program. My school just initiated what they are calling "March Madness" for all of the nursing students, except 1st semester. It allows them to make sure we...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. A word to the new, the inexperienced, the overwhelmed and the mystified
    Loved this! Made me laugh MY mesh pants right off! :)
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  15. Win $100! February 2013 Caption Contest
    oops!
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  16. Win $100! February 2013 Caption Contest
    "You think this is bad? JCAHO was here earlier!"
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. How in debt were you after Nursing school?
    I'm starting to get worried about that. I'll be graduating in August with my ADN and I basically just signed for my loans because at the time, I didn't have another option, no money saved up, no...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. The Present-Oriented Patient
    This really makes me reevaluate some of the patients I had last semester with uncontrolled HTN and worsening CHF.
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Ode to the New Nurse
    May I come and work with you when I graduate? : )
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Panic attack before work; now out of work
    I had just gotten a job in an assisted living facility. I was getting dropped off and I couldn't walk in there. I got warm, my heart was racing, my breathing increased and I felt like someone was...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Feeling really down in the dumps and friend-less in nursing school...advice needed
    I feel the exact same way! I was never any good at making friends when I was a kid, and I don't know how to do it properly as an adult! In response to the original post, I was feeling the exact...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Nursing student got CNA job!
    Congrats! I am interested in seeing some responses to your question. I am waiting to hear back from a local hospital for the med/surg floor and wonder how to balance the work load and be successful.
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Light at the end of the tunnel
    I can't wait for that month off! I'm going to work a lot to make up for the time I was in school, but hopefully unwind and prepare myself for OB/Peds next semester! Only 2 more to go!
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Working the holidays to get away from family...
    It's hard to make some people realize that you might not be able to spend Christmas with them, but you are more than willing to have an early or later Christmas. After all, it's not the DAY that you...
    Nov 29, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  25. Balance
    I feel the same way. If I get into an argument at home, I can't concentrate on homework. Everything relates to one another and it's important to take care of everything going on in your life. Balance...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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