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  1. Are ER Patients Getting More Ridiculous?
    If you hate the job then quit. You are perceiving all of those in a neagtive way. Maybe the person has not eaten in a long time? Pain is subjective. Maybe someone incontinent is embarrased and...
    Aug 2
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  2. Heavily Burdened
    Childcare: You chose to have children. Financial Issues: we are all responsible for how we spend our money. Yes..you do not become an RN overnight. If you are discouraged by the time it...
    Aug 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Are you the Doctor? (funny)
    What are you talking about? A "degree in the medical field"? What is that? The degree (BSN or ADN) does not make you a nurse. The NCLEX makes you a nurse. And what do you mean "my...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. Anyone else want to burn their statistics book?
    Hate it or love it does not matter. All that matters is that you earn the grade. It is required to earn a BSN. So if you want to be a nurse then feelings do not matter. It is simply a task. Do...
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Tattoos!
    What do you mean "how common"? Like what percentage of nurses have tattoos? are you talking exposed tattoos on the neck? Are you talking on hands? Wrists? I know nurses with tattoos. It...
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Ways to pay for school
    If you are going to borrow money get all the FACTS before you do it. Start crunching numbers. Percentage points matter. If you borrow 20K you may end up actually paying back 30K. 6-7K I would say...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Is there a legal way to donate unexpired costly medication?
    Yep...no way to prive they were not in a microwave or frozen or whatever.
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Pre-nursing student advice
    Just make sure the hospital where you hope to work hires new grad ADNs. Get more information from local sources.
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Starting in a Hospital and Backup Plans
    Ok..where exactly do you want to go? As a new grad nurse you need experience. The vast majorirty get that experience in a hospital. If you get a few years under your belt and have a good record...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Accused of narcotic/ alcohol abuse... No clue what this is about!
    I was thinking the same. It almost sounds like a scam of some kind. Who knows.
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. How Physically Demanding is Your Job
    May I ask why you picked nursing? Nutrsing is by far one of the most physically demanding jobs in the medical field. You work 12 hour shifts and you are on your feet majority of the time. You will...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Social Justice lacking in nursing education? Advice?
    You are not missing out on anything because you are required to complete the exact same classes a traditional BSN program requires. Your degree will be a BSN. The A is simply the amount of time it...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Too many recommendation letters?
    If you have a doctors order for 2mg Ativan you don't give 7mg. First step in school..learning to follow directions. This will also help you on the NCLEX. You don't "assume" things and "add" things...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Best programs in Boston for a second degree? ABSN or BSN?
    Curry College also has a great program. the A just means the amount of time it takes. You take the EXACT same classes a traditional BSN student takes. You earn a BSN. Why would anyone "look...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. How do you get over feeling like you'll pass out
    Here is the thing....you say you get dizzy on a nosebleed....then you say don't say "nursing isn't for you". Ok question...would you say someone who gets seasick every time they are on the water...
    Jul 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. How to deal with stereotypes and vicious people
    Ok..then define "positive" response? You use that word as if you hold the only definition of it. If someone is on the verge of death should you tell them they will be fine or tell them the truth? ...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. Gender bias
    First off it makes no difference for getting into school. Second you are going to hear a lot of "stuff" in nursing school. It makes no difference. If you think you are guaranteed to get into...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. I passed my nclex after 265 questions!!! God made it possible!!
    I passed in 75 and I am agnostic. I am trying to figure out how god has time to worry about the NCLEX. What about the people who fail?
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  19. Becoming a nurse is no longer an option for me?
    It is not your mommies responsibility to pay for an adult to go to college. I was thrown out of my parents house at 16. Finished HS and went into the Military. Used the GI Bill to get my BSN. ...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Will I have a social life as a bsn student at a four year college and as a nurse
    Bottom line in science degrees require more time and effort. It is why they tend to pay more. I have two bachelors degrees. Business admin and nursing. My nursing degree required FAR more effort...
    Jul 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Worried pre nursing student
    Good. The thing is we all make mistakes. Now is the time and move forward. Also you seem to be learning from the mistakes and how they can affect you for years. Do as you are. Be upfront and...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Worried pre nursing student
    When you apply to nursing school you must provide ALL transcripts. Yes...our past affects our present. Those Fs matter. Does this mean you won't get into nursing school? No. What it does...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Can scientific types go into nursing?
    You wont be in the lab working when you are an RN. If you want to work in a lab go be a cytotechnologist. What do you mean "resemble a doctors personality"? I have no idea what you mean by...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Do you KNOW what nursing is?
    Most of those students are learning. That is why they are in college. Ripping them for not knowing or doing everything the way you know or do it is accomplishing what?
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Can I take one class a diffrent college?
    A call to the school where you want to attend nursing school to ensure they will accept the credits from whatever school you are talking about would give you the definite answer.
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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