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  1. ADN class of 2013
    13 days left!! WOOHOOOOOOOOOOO 1 exam, 1 presentation, 1 article review and then the final!!! Is it just me or is this a lot of flippin work for 13 days? Oh well!!! It's almost over!!!! Praise The...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. 3 weeks left in danger of failing
    Hi all, I am anticipating graduation on may 10. More than half of my class is in the danger zone with test averages in the mid 70's. mine is a 74 and 73 is passing. We got our 4th exam back and the...
    Apr 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Feeling really down in the dumps and friend-less in nursing school...advice needed
    8 weeks left here too!!! Exciting and terrifying at the same time!!!
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Almost passed out during clinicals!!
    Haven't found ANYTHING that has bothered me beside watching ECT. It totally took me by surprise, something in my gut just told me that inducing seizures will not be my line of work it was SO creepy
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Lining and labs/ hemolyzed specimens
    I'm a phlebotomist and in my experience I often see nurses pulling back too forcefully on the syringe when obtaining blood from an IV stick, especially if its a small gauge anywhere other than the...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. PICC line dislodgement
    I think that if you know it has been dislodged you would stop the pump if it was running and you would need an X-ray to see where it was and then it would need to be adjusted accordingly by a picc...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Infusion Nursing / Intravenous Nursing
  7. nursing diagnosis ?
    As evidenced by
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Cried during pinning ceremony
    I'm graduating from a two yr program in may and I'm giving the student speech! Not sure how I will be able to compose myself, lol. And my four year old daughter will be pinning me. I will most likely...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I find it depressing...
    What he said. And I'm a female.
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Posting your Exam Grades on Facebook
    I deleted my Facebook halfway through second semester and its amazing not knowing every moment of everyone else's life. Frees up a lot of my brain for the finer things in life, like my family. (Not...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Blood Transfusion
    We were always taught to stop the transfusion and assess, and call doc with all information. But I haven't graduated yet so I can't speak as a REAL nurse, yet.
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  12. Winter Break
    I plan on working a bit, napping a lot, and making up for lost time with my family and friends. Also planning on doing a juice fast to rid my body of all the junk it's accumulated this year. Quitting...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Can a teacher do this?
    Without reading all the super long posts here, my two cents is that from experience, some instructors are better/more thorough than others, but ultimately it's your responsibility to absorb the...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Fake Placenta?
    Fill a gallon sized zip loc bag with lots of sauce and hamburger? Hah. That's all I think of when looking at placentas
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. a&p II and micro in same semester?
    You are correct.
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. What is the one thing that turns your stomach?
    I can do regular puking but projectile vomiting freaks me out. It's gross and it scares me every time cause you don't have warning and you have to run for cover
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. I finally landed my DREAM JOB!!!!!!
    This is inspirational for those of us who will be graduating soon, thanks for sharing and congrats!!
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  18. Feeling really down in the dumps and friend-less in nursing school...advice needed
    I just felt like I was reading a thread about myself. Although I have some close friends in class that I met there, I have a wonderfully supportive family and friends outside of nursing school. Don't...
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Drug Guide??
    Nov 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Special Thank You to Teachers Everywhere
    Beautifully written! And so true
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Will I get over my discomfort with blood draws?
    You will get over it. I'm a phleb and it takes some getting used to but the more experience you get, the more comfortable you will be. I hated getting blood draw prior to becoming a phlebotomist and...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants

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