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  1. In absence of Advanced Directives
    Hi, I am in my final 6 weeks of nursing school and am working on preparation sheet for a simulation lab. I am having a difficult time finding information for the final question and am hoping someone...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Recording Lectures
    First check w the Profs. Our 1st semester Profs don't allow recording, but 2nd, 3rd, and 4th semesters do. I use my iPhone to record lectures. Works great and I always have it w me. Listening to the...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Is anyone applying to or has been accepted to AACC Spring 2013 program
    I am not sure how many they place on the wait list but I do know if you are wait listed make sure you show up to the mandatory orientation. There are always those who were accepted but for whatever...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  4. Is anyone applying to or has been accepted to AACC Spring 2013 program
    Congratulations to all of you. I am currently in my 3rd semester at AACC and will be graduating in May of 2014. I would like to invite all of you to become involved in the NSA (Nursing Student...
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  5. Help with OB and Peds
    I purchased the book from Amazon http://www.amazon.com/Lippincotts-Review-NCLEX-RN-CD/dp/1608311252/ref=lh_ni_t?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=ATVPDKIKX0DER. I have found this book very helpful in all my...
    Aug 9, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. Prayers for  Oklahoma
    Praying for all those impacted by the tornado that devastated Oklahoma. Praying for the medical personnel that will be working long hours in stressful situations to assist all the injured.
    May 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Well I stayed and didn't withdraw!
    Glad to see you trying finish the semester. Will be praying for you to pass your classes. Best wishes
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. cna exam and AACC nursing program
    Once you complete your first semester in the nursing program at AACC you are eligible for your CNA license. You do not have to take any additional courses or exams. Call MBON in Baltimore and have...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  9. Taking time off
    I am currently sitting out this semester (although not by my choice). I am a very focused student and was looking forward to completing my RN program in December 2013. I am in the 3rd semester....
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Finally got a Student Nurse Job!!!
    I am in my 3rd semester of nursing school and have been hired as a Student Nurse PCT II with the Short Stay Unit. I am so excited. I took a perioperative class during my winter break and fell in love...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  11. Work shoes! Please help
    I love Dansko's. I have worn the Dansko Professional clog for over 15 years (for pleasure cause they feel that great). The initial cost outlay can be a bit steep but when you calculate out how long...
    Apr 9, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  12. Help with nursing tests/studying technique
    I am in my 3rd semester and I have found the following to be extremely helpful when studying for exams in Nursing School. 1) Review lecture power points and class notes 2) make Concept Maps 3)...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. I'm really struggling here with a tough decision, please help!
    1st off I agree with the other responders "Stick with it". Even if you fail you will be ahead of the game when you return to retake the classes. 2nd-Do not be defined by your circumstances. I...
    Apr 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. "Throwing Out" questions on a test
    This topic reminds me of our society in general. Don't hurt their ego, make sure everyone passes, there are no winners or losers. Make everyone feel warm and cozy. I am a 3rd semester nursing...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. How to NOT interview for your RN/LPN job!
    It is sad that these tips are even necessary. As a non-traditional nursing student pursuing my life's dream I was raised in an atmosphere of respect. Respect for ones self as well as respect for my...
    Mar 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. Help with OB and Peds
    I took OB last semester and passed with an A. Peds starts in 3 weeks for me. I use the Lippincott NCLEX-R. To study from as well as NCLEX-QB on my iPad and Lippincott's apps for subjects on the...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. Assessment for alcohol withdrawal
    I really don't like these questions either but it wasn't select all that apply. I totally agree with your answer but given only one choice which would it be?
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Assessment for alcohol withdrawal
    This question stems from a lecture. I feel both choices are important questions to ask but I feel that the first priority would be to ask the date and time of the last drink. Rational being that the...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Assessment for alcohol withdrawal
    I am hoping someone can clear up some confusion for me. Situation: A patient comes into your ER and is experiencing signs of alcohol withdrawal. As a nurse which would be your first priority: ...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Good pair of shoes
    I am going into my 3rd semester and have used Dansko Professional throughout my clinicals. I love them and even after a long day my feet don't hurt. I have worn Dansko's for pleasure for many years...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. Any good OB, Psych, or Pharm Apps?
    I have used multiple Lippincott Apps for studying. The Med-Surg app has some questions for Women's health. One of my favorite apps in Nursing QB. There are approx 325 OB questions (NCLEX style). I...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  22. Working while in school
    I have just entered my 2nd semester of RN school. Our professors are telling us it is very important to get a job as a CNA while in school as most hospitals in our area (Maryland) are only hiring...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Help with 1st Care Plan
    Thank you so much for the help. I was up all night but I got it written. Hopefully it won't be too marked up when I get it back. This week's care plan should go a little quicker (I hope).
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Help with 1st Care Plan
    I am trying to write my first care plan for a real patient. I have to fill out a Pathophysiology Sheet on the "client's primary admitting medical disease/disorder. My patient is in a rehab facility...
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. AACC Spring 2012 hopefuls?
    I believe by week 4. You can find it in the orientation packet with the list of books.
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing


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