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  1. What's $500 dollar NCLEX RN question?
    I'm poor. My resources were mainly ones that I already had and one review course to help keep me organized. It really was worth it to help keep me together. My resources and costs were... NCSBN 3...
    Jul 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. health assessment class tips
    What I found helpful was practicing my skills over those subjects and having a friend from the class quiz me asking "why are we performing this skill?" and "what are you looking for?" Leaarning and...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Feeling really unprepared
    Where I work usually a CNA espeically one just out of school usually has two weeks of orientation, the first day or two they just follow and observe and help out here and there. Then after a few days...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. Assessment Check-Off Tips
    I went through mine in a cronilogical order from top to bottom and by pt. postition. I then let my instructor know that I would be going in a different order than what was listed in the hand out so...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Not willing to do the dirty work?
    I think that it is very important as a nurse to learn what your CNAs learn. You never know when you may have to pitch in and help. Also you are their suppervisor you have to be able to observe what...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Health Teaching Topic for Boys and Girls Club
    One thing that some friends of mine did was a hand washing project. They had a beach ball that the kids tossed around and then they put it under a black light :eek:! Kids love that sort of stuff!...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. NANDA vs Ackley?
    I have the Ackley Nursing Diagnosis Handbook and I don't really like it, its not very straight forward and its a bit cumbersom to use. When I had to make a careplan last year I ended up useing my...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. CNA: Day vs evening shift- which is better?
    Evening shift and nights shifts tend to be under apreciated as well. Many times day shift leave things undone and so we as evening shift have to clean up after them as well as do our own work. During...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. Preceptorship Questions...
    Hi, I am hoping to be doing my precetorship next fall and I am thinking of going to EMMC. My questions are is it very likely that I can get a job there after doing my preceptorship, and what unit...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Maine Nursing
  10. nervous
    Good Luck! I am sure you will do fine:hug:
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I just killed a tree
    I'm thinking its not, my parents gave it to me because I needed it for school I think it was one of wally world's $30 specials ;)
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. I just killed a tree
    Wow my printer goes through 2 ink cartridges for every reem of paper so it costs me $85 for every 500 page that breaks down to .17 cents a page where as the school only costs .03 cents a page or .06...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. What to do?
    What you have planned out looks like a reasonible load so I would just go for it. I would also apply to all the LVN, RN, and BSN programs that you think may be a possibility for you and even ones...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. I just killed a tree
    I acctually found it was cheaper to print things off at the schools librbay as compared to my own. You may want to do the math you may find its cheaper as well.
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Combining Nursing Classes
    I would suggest taking A&PII first the sooner you take it after A&PI the better because you have to rely fairly heavily on what you learned in A&PI. I would take either Stats or Chem with that and...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. I'm transfering from a community college to a university...
    Just do your pre reqs there isn't any point in wasting time and money on classes you do not need. Thats what I did and it worked out fine, that is one of the many pruposes for community colleges is...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Would Cheat in an Online Course?
    All the online classes I have taken before were all open book, however this did not make it easy because the tests were timed so there was not a lot of time to look up all the questions plus the...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Organization and shoe question for new nursing student..
    I wouldn't bother having two messanger bags I would just switch out the books you don't need the night before, plus by haveing two bags you always run the risk of grabing the wroung one (I so can see...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Feeling a bit discouraged...
    There are a couple perks to being an NP over a PA. The first one is you can get a decent paying job while getting your NP, this will also give you patient experience. Also none of you nursing classes...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Which NCLEX review books are you using?
    Most of my instructors have had us buy the individual books that go with each class they all seem to like the "Prentice Hall Reviews and Rationales" series. They are nice because they give you a pre...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Student Clickers?
    We had clickers for my Micro and my Chem class they were kind of nice because some times the instructors would make questions that were similar to the ones that would be on the test so that we knew...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Which text books should I buy to review first?
    You can definitely skip the Cyclopedia and the APA manual for now they are just references. I did not know some places had you buy Syllabuses but if you do I would get that first. All my teachers...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. 1st A&P test question
    No a lot of teachers don't harp to much on chapter 2 because it is chemistry, they assume that most people have had high school chemistry (at least for most classes in my area it is a pre req). Plus...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. The good, the bad, the ugly - your first real patient contact
    My first patient experience was when I was in clinicals as a CNA, I went to wash a man (first time washing a guy) lets call him Tim (not his name) I was alone because the CNA who was assigned to me...
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. How do you store your stethoscope?
    When I am not useing it its usually in my desk drawer with my BP cuff.
    Aug 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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