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  1. Bad experience as Paramedic intern
    Y'all realize this thread is 5 years old right? :smokin:
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Old misdemeanor, experiences with IA BoN/Employers
    This is from the Iowa Board of Nursing: Q. Can an individual with a criminal conviction become licensed? A. In order for an individual to become licensed in Iowa, they must first graduate...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Iowa Nursing
  3. Is re-taking classes at a community college a good idea?
    Like tejas said, check with your advisor. My school also has a limit on retaking classes, also you can not take a class for a better grade, if you passed with a C you can not re-take and use the B...
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. In the process of eliminating distractions from my apartment for school, pointers?
    I'm not going to mention the first thing that popped into my mind (wink) I start with patting myself on my back, then I brag to my wife, then maybe some ice cream and cake.
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. duties of a student nurse??
    I consider myself a "Floor Whore" I pimp myself out to any Nurse or Aide who needs help, I literally walk the floor asking/telling Nurses that I'm available and to let me know if I can help in any...
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Anyone else's relationship on the rocks??
    I'm sorry to hear about you and your SO, school can be stressful due to the demands of your time not to mention the work involved with studying and homework. Some spouses may feel a bit neglected or...
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. In the process of eliminating distractions from my apartment for school, pointers?
    Stop over-thinking it, I sit at the kitchen table with my books and assignments, my computer is on because I often need to jump on to do some quick research, yes it can be a temptation to do a little...
    Oct 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. 39 y.o. new male nursing student
    I've had no issues with either my age nor my gender, if anything I think my instructors like the fact that there are some older students in the room (not just me either) we tend to bring a level of...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. 39 y.o. new male nursing student
    I'm in IA as well, I graduated the PN program in August and just passed my boards, I expect to start the ADN program in January, FWIW I'm 49, not the oldest person in my class, close but not quite.
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. Need advice on nursing career
    My biggest challenge was just getting back into the swing of school again, I had poor study habits the last time (25 years ago) but with maturity and motivation and a focus of what I wanted to do...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. What were the gender ratios in your nursing classes?
    2 men, 60 women, I got half and he got the other half in his section. We're both straight, I was accepted by a great group of women as study partners and clinical buddy. I was exposed to some of...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  12. Chances of getting into nursing programs
    Well, this Nursing student also changed his major, then changed it again, and again...When I decided on NS my local CC asked for my transcripts, (from my previous school) I told them they might not...
    Dec 10, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. MALE NURSES
    [color=gray]searching furiously for "girls wearing thongs with scrub pants" thread...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Online CPR Cert
    We had to take CPR for Healthcare Providers, on-line was not accepted.
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Studying for 25 hours......
    So, you're stuck on a problem or chapter and you've been up for 25 hours. :uhoh3: At first I thought I was reading the lyrics to a song but then I realized they didn't rhyme. Is it a...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. New student Winter Term/Evaluate Class Load
    You didn't mention if your school has any kind of wait list but if it was me (and it was) I'd drop the CD class and take that in the summer. Focus your studies on the other 3 and get good grades. ...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. How do you overcome nervousness when with patients?
    You overcome nervousness the same way that you get to Carnegie Hall, “practice man, practice.” or as someone else posted “fake it 'till you make it” OK, how about this then, know everything...
    Nov 19, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. fellas what yall think i should do
    In order to give you an informed decision I'll need to see pictures of these women. :D One day as I walked into school with my wife (also a student) several of the girls in my class yelled...
    Nov 19, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. usajobs.gov and medhunters.com
    I've seen those sites as well, there seems to be a lot of opportunity there and I'll keep them in mind when I'm ready. OTOH Johnny, if you're serious about a career in Nursing you may want to...
    Nov 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Pinning Ceremony Uniform for Guys??
    (snicker) It took me a second...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. The Guys Club: Guy Students Come on In!
    And another one checks in, I've been knocking out pre-reqs for a year and a half and just started "The Program" See you 'round campus. :wavey:
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Would you ever own a motorcycle? YES or NO?
    Yep. "Life is not a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside, thoroughly used up, totally worn out & loudly...
    Sep 16, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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