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  1. Uh manoa spring 2012
    I was a transfer student and got in on my first try. Its not impossible but the competition is stiff, lots of smart people in my class.
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  2. Things you would love to say to your fellow nursing students!
    -hmmm I have no idea why NO ONE wants to be your partner at clinical? or work with you on most any project we have? perhaps its because you have to be right about everything, even when you are dead...
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Things you would love to say to your fellow nursing students!
    ROFL!!!!! :yeah: That sounds like my life, minus 2 kids and a job, and add in about 3 hours of traffic each day, give or take, when I only live 20 miles from my school :/
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Educate a dinosaur :D
    My school required the NLN-RNPAX, which is the NLN's pre-entrance exam for RN programs, or something like that. My school requires that you pass it with at least 50% in each of the verbal, math, and...
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Spring 2012 UH Manoa BSN Applicants
    Yeah I bought the patho book, the APA book and another book from amazon, the rest I bought from the bookstore... the good thing is that you will use the books throughout the program....
    Nov 6, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  6. Spring 2012 UH Manoa BSN Applicants
    Yes get your health requirements done ASAP, that gives you earlier choice of instructors. I'm partial to my clinical instructor, Mrs. Hodges, she's really sweet and we did most of our clinicals at...
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  7. Recommended stethescopes/Nursing Central for UH?
    thats the app right? I don't recommend buying it since you cannot use your ohone or ipod or ipad at clinicals. I have a cardiology III but the littman classic II will work fine, I love my cardio III...
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  8. Spring 2012 UH Manoa BSN Applicants
    The dollar signs add up quick! Congrats spring class of 2012! I also have 2 pairs of green scrub pants, unisex, size med if anyone wants them. I recommend 2-3 polos and 1-2 sets of scrubs, you can...
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  9. Sentara School of Health - RN?
    I had a few friends that were trying to get in there, I believe they have a nurse residency program after you graduate. My advice is go through the ODU ABSN, its about 1/4 the cost of sentara, and in...
    Nov 3, '11
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  10. Uh manoa spring 2012
    Oh and CONGRATS! Spring of 2012 cohort! should be seeing you guys soon! be stoked because we just got a brand new sim lab too, it opens in the fall and it is AWESOME!
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  11. Uh manoa spring 2012
    Hey guys, when we registered for fall, UHM offered a free cpr certification. Just save your money if they are offering it, which I don't see why they wouldn't since the instructor is the admin guy...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  12. Spring 2012 UH Manoa BSN Applicants
    To those that are waitlisted at UHM, keep your heads up, the fall 2011 class took at least 2 (that I know of) into our cohort. There is hope!! :) And congrats to all you newly admitted BSN...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  13. Can NPs prescribe medication?
    Many times NPs have an agreement with a physician who basically co-signs on all of the narcotics they prescribe, BUT it all depends on the state and the scope of practice for the NPs in that state...
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. The "perfect" job...aimed at students & new grads
    I'm not trying to direct anger at anyone, I have no anger toward anyone on this forum nor any of the comments here. I'm not saying people should aim low, its quite the opposite, they should aim high...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Done with nursing school!!!!
    CONGRATS!!! :yeah::ancong!:
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. The "perfect" job...aimed at students & new grads
    In nursing and just like in ANY other job available in the free world, when you are the newbie, you start at the bottom. You have to pay your dues and work your way up. That is part of life! It has...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The "perfect" job...aimed at students & new grads
    NS here. All I want is a job shortly after I graduate and pass the NCLEX. Lucky for me its still 3 years away (there's still hope of a market need lol). ;) I don't need benefits, we use my...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. optional books the professor recommended, are they worth it?
    We are required to get the Davis' Drug Guide. We are also recommended to get any medical dictionary as well. I'm pretty much buying up everything they tell me to, so I can be prepared.
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Old dog wants to learn new trick :D
    I'm curious too. I am going to school in a state with nursing unions but I know I'm going to eventually move to a state that doesn't have a lot of nursing unions. I don't really know how unions...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. No sick adults please.....can I still be a nurse?
    Exactly! If you are truly passionate about nursing then you will overcome whatever hesitation, fear, or anything that you might not enjoy doing. You'll be fine, just imagine your patients are your...
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. make up?
    I can't live without eyeliner and mascara, and usually a tinted moisturizer and bronzer powder. I live in a really warm and sunny climate year round so I really don't wear foundation but love tinted...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. make up?
    Have you tried a tinted moisturizer?
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Pathophysiology textbooks
    This is my text for class. http://www.amazon.com/Pathophysiology-Lee-Ellen-C-Copstead-Kirkhorn-PhD/dp/1416055436/ref=sr_1_2?ie=UTF8&qid=1312482249&sr=8-2 But I've been recommended this one to...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. To Nurse or Not to Nurse
    "What is the first year of nursing school like? I am in a Intro to Nursing and Nursing Procedures w/ lab starting in September. Since I can't start a PhD program until winter (or spring) and have to...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Color Code for All
    At the hospital where I was a pt 2x they had a color coded system but the hospital provided and laundered the scrubs. Phlebotomy got red, L&D and OB got pinkish/mauve/burgundy color, yes it was quite...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear


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