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  1. What is the Law for Nurses taking breaks?
    Omg. You guys get lunches? And breaks? I can't remember the last time I got to sit down while on the clock (besides paperwork once the next shift came in) with the exception of kneeling on the floor...
    Nov 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Tattoo's and School
    We are not supposed to have visible tattoos. I have one on my inner wrist and I cover it with two bandages. I have forgotten many times (I don't always remember I have it) and no one has ever said...
    Dec 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Young RN?
    I hear this all the time and I'm 28!!! Good for you for knowing what you want and going for it, no matter what age.
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. NSNA National Conference in FL - Who's going?
    Just wanted to put feelers out to see who else is going to be in Florida for the National Student Nurse's Association National Conference in April?? AP
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Nursing School Drama queens
    All I can say is that this is why when people ask me how I did on exams, whether I did well or not, my response is always, "Good!" It is no one's business how I score on exams. And if one person...
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. is my school normal?  skills teaching for clinicals
    We got textbooks and videos and that was it. We had opportunities to go into the lab and ask our instructor to demonstrate skills or help us out and those who didn't take advantage of that were S.O.L.
    Sep 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Advice to Students: say "thank you"
    It's amazing how far a simple "thank you" can get you. I always thank the nurses when we leave the floor from a shift of clinical, thank my instructor each shift as well... and always thank my...
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Anyone with a medical background before NS?
    I worked as a home health care aid before entering nursing school. It has given me a very small advantage in being comfortable working with patients and having some basis of knowledge in different...
    Sep 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Medical Terminology?
    I am a second year student and I am taking it this semester in order to keep my full-time status for financial aid and scholarship money. Hoping it will be pretty easy now and have heard from lots of...
    Aug 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Pediatric med calculations problems
    So I was speeding through my pharm calculations from my Peds course pack before school starts next week and I found a section that has me stumped. I can't find anything like it in my pharm or Math...
    Aug 20, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. How do you wear your hair for clinicals?
    I noticed SO many people wearing their hair down but it gets in my face and seems unprofessional. I wear my hair in a ponytail every time with my bangs bobby-pinned back in some fashion. I actually...
    Aug 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Who else is having fun with school supplies?
    I got very excited about buying my supplies my first year and this year I have decided that I am more interested in saving myself some money and getting a better pair of shoes for clinicals. I have...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Oh man how could I FORGET?? My own step-brother... first name Jon middle name Wayne. And my mom and step dad each have the first name of someone on Roseanne and the last name Conner. *blinks*
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    At different times in my life I went to school with the following: Crystal and Shanda Leer, Mercedes Rolling, Tekkila (Pronounced like "Tequila"), and a Shevi (Like "Chevy"). My younger brother had a...
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  15. Oy, the kvetching!
    I love the willingness and eagerness to learn! Even when I think someone asked a really "duh" question, I figure at least they asked! I love the extra curiosity that the really young students have...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Are you a competitive Nursing Student?
    The only person I am out to please is myself. I shoot as high as I can. I WANT that A but I am happy with what I earn as long as I pass my classes. My grades a direct reflection of how hard I work. I...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Does anybody know...
    How much it costs this year to take the NCLEX-RN exam? I can't find any information anywhere and am trying to sorta budget the loan money I know I have coming so that I can have it ready for the...
    Jun 12, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Becoming a nurse for the money...
    I don't know if I could do the work if I didn't get paid but the nicer salary is definitely one of the reasons I went into nursing as OPPOSED to another area of the medical field. I knew for a long...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How far do you drive for nursing school?
    I only drive about 5 minutes. If I had time I could probably walk but I'm lazy now that I'm in school.
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Any Good Books to Read Before Nursing School?
    I have that book too. It was pretty good. Honestly, before nursing school started I started doing a couple NCLEX questions a night out of my books and flash cards and the other reading that I already...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Should I keep my Micro book???
    Didn't keep mine because I needed the buy-back money at the time. Sold it on eBay and made a good amount of the money I spent on it back. Wish I had it now but I have countless other microbiology...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. How to Study "Hands on Care"
    Like the PPs have said: practice, practice, practice. Get all the time in in lab that you can, ask family and friends to let you practice skills on them. I wouldn't have made it through lab had my...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. I made it...pre-nursing student gets admitted into ASN program!
    Let me be the first to congratulate you! :) Nursing school is exciting, scary, fun, hard work, terrifying... you'll love it. Some guys have said that they feel they have a difficult time in SOME...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. First Year Finished!! Anyone else??
    Will be done with my first year May 12th as well. Back to school for summer OB rotation and classes June 8th! Looking forward to enjoying a little time off school and out in the sunshine!
    May 4, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Nurses are made, not born
    Trust me, I wasn't born with the knowledge I have gained in nursing school. But the river runs both directions. I also couldn't have ever been taught to feel the compassion that I and fellow nursing...
    Apr 30, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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