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  1. Gift for Preceptor?
    Personally, I listened to my preceptor and how she joked about how she needed a fanny pack. After some thought, I decided to have a little fun and bought her a fanny pack. She could not stop...
    May 12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Passed and pinned
    Nursing school is finally done for me. It was a successful year and I cannot wait to start my first year as a nurse. I got a job in the ER as my first assignment and will be attending a 6 month...
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Did anyone judge you for being a male nurse?
    Answering the OP's question: Surprisingly, I have got nothing but awesome responses from diverse individuals about my choice to become a nurse. In my opinion the stereotype of nursing being only...
    May 11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  4. Starting in a NC ER Residency
    So I made it out of nursing school and landed a job in a ER Residency program this summer. It's a 6 month class/precepting experience and start in late July. I look forward from moving from the...
    May 11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. What's in Your Backpack?
    During school I had a bag i bought at sams club that was superb the past 2 years (I'm going to get a new one now that I'm a nurse.) I had the following in my bag. 15" Laptop 1 1/2 inch binder...
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. First day of clinicals
    Good job on getting through your first semester. Before clinical, always make sure that you have done your study and learned about your material and pt information. Eat a good breakfast. Always be...
    Feb 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Stethoscope covers OK for men?
    I had a Paramedic who covered the stethoscope with a paracord - military grade tied in a pattern like the survival bracelets you see. The only disadvantage is that you can't pull it off and wash it.
    Feb 23
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. Financial benefit of being a Travel/Agency Nurse?
    NedRn, I also want to add that like yourself I am traveling to save so I can buy a house in cash at the end. Want to live debt-free baby! My goal is by the time I'm 30 (now 25), to buy a house in...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. Financial benefit of being a Travel/Agency Nurse?
    NedRN, Thanks for your advice. After reading your comment, I've come to realize that it may be a lost cause trying to explain the numbers behind the financial success with a Travel RN. Your...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  10. Financial benefit of being a Travel/Agency Nurse?
    During my time at a busy ER on the East Coast, I was blessed with the oppurtunity to meet many great and awesome RNs who worked hard and had passion behind what they do. This is the reason I went...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  11. Beginning of last semester!!!
    Right there with you. May of 2014
    Jan 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Whats your favorite montra or saying?
    C = RN
    Jan 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. What are you doing during the break?
    I don't know what to do with myself. I'm going into my last semester in January and I am ready to start working! This winter break I have already read a good book "The Defining Decade by Dr. Meg...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. How do you stay connected?
    I wanted some help and advice from those experienced in traveling on how you stay connected to the internet. As you know everything is done online, so how do you work with that convenience moving...
    Dec 24, '13
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  15. Just saw the reality of getting into NP school
    I'd recommend networking. The grade scale does not have the same power as knowing the right people to get into the post-grad program. Look for opportunities to invest in your specialty or interest...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Any app that does import powerpoints and can edit them for ipad????
    Keynote by Apple ($10)
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Ipad for notetaking?
    For the iPad you can just view it off the browser which will pull it up so you can scroll up and down. If you want to create and edit, there are many free options, but if you want a thorough program...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What do you look for in a Nursing School
    I'm curious...when you were looking for a nursing school, what was the most important things you looked for in the school? Location, characteristics, class size? Or anything else that you looked...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Awful textbook?
    Your going to need the book if you want rationalize with your professors with tests. If you try to use a source other than those on the required textbook list, they're going to toss your input. I...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Losing respect for nursing students
    I agree. Everyday before I leave home, I always tell my nurse thank you. To my blessing, I've always heard those kind words returned "Thanks for helping me today." It's just frustrating to find a...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Losing respect for nursing students
    I'm glad I haven't run into any nurses like the OP and gallery. How can you expect us to benefit from you if you have such a bad outlook of us "nursing student". Do me a favor and let the nursing...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Tips on Saving Money
    Check out anything by Dave Ramsey. Just google for his website. There is a lot of good information on knocking out debt, saving money, and avoiding putting yourself in debt.
    Apr 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Books I should read before school starts?
    Like others have said enjoy your break. If you need to read something, read something you like. Maintain your sanity before school starts, because you will lose it when you start school.
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Were are you going to work when you graduate???
    I'm pretty much guranteed a spot in the ER, but I'm still waiting for a chance to check out ICU to see if I want to go there.
    Apr 14, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  25. Hypothetical questions about CRNA and NP school.
    Prepare to go for a Doctorate's rather than master's. 2015, Schools all over the nation are switching over to the Doctorate. It's a challenging career. You will have to commit 150%. Good luck.
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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