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  1. Things you would LOVE to say to your nursing instructors...
    To my present clinical instructor, Vicious, mean, and completely unprofessional is how you treat me - and my eval will reflect these flaws in you. Oh, and BTW? I will become an awesome nurse despite...
    Dec 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    To Rudy Vee, In regard to some, I keep trying to look for the best, but the worst keeps getting in the way. The only one I have control over is me, and the choices I chose to make determine my...
    Dec 4, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Nurses/Nursing Students:What advice would you give someone starting Nursing School?
    Hi. My advice is to condense your notes into one 1 1/2" notebook per test. We have 4 tests this semester, so I bought 4 notebooks when I purchased my kids school supplies at the beginning of the...
    Oct 25, '08
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  4. learn to say it correctly!!
    It's ironic how some members are so critical of others "spelling / speaking it correctly" while their posts contain several typo's for the rest of us to navigate through. Careful . . . While you're...
    Aug 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. learn to say it correctly!!
    I'm not sure of the ages of the persons making these types of errors, but I've found that as I have advanced in age, these occurences happen to me more often than what I'd like. Perhaps, being on the...
    Jul 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Wow
    Wow
    Besides everything that has been already mentioned, we also had to purchase a lab kit for Nursing Lab = $96 dollars due on the first day of class.
    Jul 11, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. frusterated and annoyed with clinical instructor (long sorry)
    I disagree with with closing the forum just because the situation has been resolved. I've found AllNurses.com to be a place where I can learn from other peoples' experiences, and hopefully avoid also...
    Jul 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. frusterated and annoyed with clinical instructor (long sorry)
    Food for future clinicals: I always find a fellow NS to cover for my patient while at dinner, check the timing out with my instructor, inform my patient's nurse, and then inform my patient -...
    Jul 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Help with instructor out for my blood! Long
    Horrible, but unfortunetly true. I too, was once the "target" in a clinical rotation. Best wishes on taking your NCLEX. We're all pulling for you. Let us know when you pass so we all can share in...
    Jul 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Do you study over the summer?
    Our NS only uses skills DVD's. Personally, for me, I need a book of N skills in front of me to review, refer back to, highlight, etc., - so I purchased on my own, Elkin / Perry / Potter "Nursing...
    Jul 3, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Things you would love to say to your fellow nursing students!
    EKSTATIS posted: "Two words: Tooth Brush!" EEEEEEWWWWWWWWWWW!!!!!! I, also, was the recipient of someone who chose to delete this necessary hygiene practice from their morning routine. Their...
    Jul 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Failed Basic Math!!!
    NiesyLuv0o I had a very rough 2nd semester also. Half way through I felt like a runner does when they "hit the wall". Wondered if I was going to make it out of it intact, or get bumped out. I also...
    May 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. The Fixer
    You did "fix it" for Lucy. She didn't die alone, feeling uncared for. You were her voice, when she was unable to speak. You were her heart, when she was unable to express herself to those she cared...
    May 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Tips For Human Beings Entering Nursing
    Point well taken. There is one girl in my N class who many have dubbed, "annoying", and avoid/make fun of her behind her back. After reading this I've vowed to myself to especially be more pleasant...
    May 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Candid Conversations With Families
    I'm divided on this issue. You mention that the only times you were a patient was to give birth. As humiliating as that is, as I have had the joy of birthing four - along with the memory of a group...
    May 16, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Danbury Hospital
    I used to live in Ct, and Danbury H was, at the time, one of the best hospitals around. They have good employee retention. People actually began their careers and ended them there when they retired....
    May 5, '08
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  17. Med\Surg Help!!
    Because we bubble in answers on an computer generated answer sheet, we are allowed to marked up our test. I circle the important data, to help streamline and focus my thinking, and sometimes I even...
    Apr 30, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Things you would love to say to your fellow nursing students!
    Just one thing really gets my goat . . . If you finish your exam early and decide to leave the lecture hall, would you PLEASE CLOSE THE DOOR QUIETLY, INSTEAD OF LETTING IT SLAM!!!!!!
    Apr 30, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    Correct me if I'm mistaken, but my idea of an ideal clinical situation is that of a student who comes prepared with their patient info and meds, and a with willingness to learn and help, and a nurse...
    Apr 27, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    I feel it is difficult, being a nursing student, to be able to stand up to this type of attitude right now. I brought this situation up before my clinical instructor several times, and she just said,...
    Apr 25, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    Well, I have just about finished my C rotation on Med Surg and there was one "young eating nurse". Actually, she acted like a bossy, spoiled brat to all of the staff on the floor who happened to get...
    Apr 24, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Help with Gordon Functional Health Pattern
    Sad to hear about your low scores. Yup, mine was just about in that range too, only the class avg. was 80! I guess it was just my turn to have a "bad test day". EEKKKKKK! In a more self-reflective...
    Apr 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Help with Gordon Functional Health Pattern
    Hey, glad to be of help. We're all in this together. N school can be rather tough at times. LOL. We need each other, and we need to stick together. Only one who's gone through it can truly...
    Apr 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Help with Gordon Functional Health Pattern
    first, i'd begin looking up tetrology of fallot. write out the etiology, signs/symptoms, impact on body systems, sugggested n. internentions, etc. actually your can use daytonight's critical...
    Apr 10, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Tip for General Nursing: Remembering the Person within the Patient
    edc1951, Thank you so much for your perspective on patient care from a nurses point of view. Like many others, I've decided to go into health care because I love people. I especially cherish...
    Apr 10, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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