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  1. Finding Nursing Articles using CINAHL
    Hello! So, I need your help! I have my previous degree in psychology and we had to write plenty of papers using peer reviewed articles. Back then, although it wasn't my favorite thing to do, I...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Am I Failing?
    You CAN pass and you WILL pass if you are proactive! Talk to your professor, see where you need help when it comes to studying. Also, when I was in fundamentals I had a tough time adjusting to the...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Thank you note--too much?
    Thanks guys!!! I ended up leaving a nice simple thank you card in her mailbox. I'm pretty sure she received it well, a few days she saw me on campus and was really friendly and nice at least! I...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Help with pharmacology: cardiac
    Anyone? Anything? :confused: Any little bit helps!!!
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Help with pharmacology: cardiac
    So, I've been doing surprisingly well in pharm up until the cardiac exam. For some reason it seems that the info seems to mesh together and I have a hard time differentiating defining factors between...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Never live with a fellow student!
    Hey, it's been a while since I've checked this! Thank you all for the advice!!! I ended up having a talk with her, I tried to be assertive and not too rude. She seemed to be getting offended at first...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Help... Should I stay in this program?
    Meatballgirl, This late in the game, I would not advise you to switch, not over one class. It is a shame that your teacher has failed to teach properly. If she's on the way out and is teaching...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Religion in Nursing
    No, not wrong at all! In fact, that was very thoughtful of you. I think you handled the situation well and gave a very appropriate response.
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. I need more nurse friends  :(
    Hello! I know exactly how you feel!! I'm not sure if your school offers it, but I know that the nursing department at my school has nursing program guidance counselors. My academic advisor is also...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Thank you note--too much?
    Hi everybody! I just want your opinion on something. I'm on the east coast and as I'm sure you all know, we were hit by hurricane sandy. I went home to help out my parents during the storm (my dad...
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Was I at fault? the nurse embarrassed me in front of others.
    Just as others are saying; she is being a jerk. Try not to let her get to you, because if you let her, she will continue to do so. Kill her with kindness and don't let it show that she bothers you....
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. First Med/surg exam...rant...
    Amen to that!
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. First Med/surg exam...rant...
    It went well, I got an 89!!! I think that's amazing considering how tough I thought it was!:cat: I am taking Patho at the same time. It's odd, I didn't think the first patho exam would be too bad...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. First Med/surg exam...rant...
    Okay, I just need to get this off my chest so that HOPEFULLY I can sleep tonight before I have to take my first med/surg exam. I mean, lordy lordy. So much information. It makes my brain ache. I've...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Just took random drug test
    These people that are on their high horses trying to shame you make me LAUGH. If they ever even CRACKED open a history book they'd realize marijuana was made illegal not because it was harmful, but...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. Is it even possible to get all A's in nursing school?
    OP, I used to be a straight A student before nursing school, even in my prerequisites for nursing school I got A's. The reason why people tend to go from A's to B's is because the test in nursing...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Help with lung ausculation
    OP, definitely invest in a good stethoscope. I highly recommend the Littmann classic I.I. SE. It has the best sound quality. Someone mentioned to make sure your ear buds are facing the correct way,...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Flirty co-workers
    Aw, you poor thing! You just can't catch a break. I guess what's going on at work is the old "people want what they can't have". I never really got that concept, but it seems to be true in certain...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Blood Pressures ... help
    That link that was posted is GREAT! It's hard to describe a sound sometimes. Also, I've noticed that when the systolic BP is reached (the first sound), the needle will kind of jump a bit. That's the...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Fundamentals done!
    Yay!!! That is great news! Fundamentals was a tough one! :up:
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. First Day of Clinicals....Disaster
    It doesn't sound like your instructor did much instructing. I really do feel for you. Just make sure you try to keep a clear head, even when things go awry. I think that you ran into trouble when you...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. 1st day clinical. I know nothing? is this normal?
    What you feel is completely normal!! Just remember to BREATHE and ask questions! Don't be afraid to ask questions!!!!
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Never live with a fellow student!
    I'm honestly just here to rant. I'm living with a girl who is in my program and I'm really starting to regret it. She seemed nice and sweet but about 2 months into living with her, the true colors...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Is this bullying?
    Ah, the cut-throat environment of nursing school, gotta love it! :sarcasm: I do feel for this girl, I myself used to be a soft spoken insecure little fledgling that let others passively aggressively...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Flirty co-workers
    I'm sorry your ex acts that way. That's a shame. It sounds like you're probably better off with out her. I'm glad you were raised to be a gentleman. Unfortunately that seems to be lacking in our...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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