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  1. GPA to become a nurse?
    I realize that I'm being very optimistic. If the OP decides to continue down the the nursing route, he/she will need to get much more serious about his/her studies. With those grades, the odds are...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. GPA to become a nurse?
    My high school counselor and college advisor both told me I probably wouldn't get accepted into nursing school and to give up on my dream, just like you. But you know where I am now? Awaiting my...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Scrub Alterations?
    I bought the smallest size they offer, which is XXS. :( And the reason why it's so expensive is because we have different uniforms for different facilities, plus a lab coat and warm up jacket. All...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  4. What prerequisites do you need to get BSN from South Florida?
    I found this: http://health.usf.edu/nursing/academics/second-degree/admissions.html Hopefully that's the school you're talking about. It says that's for second degrees, but the pre-reqs are about...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Scrub Alterations?
    I should've specified. I'm talking about scrub TOP alterations only.
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Scrub Alterations?
    Hello everyone! I'm a very small woman, so finding scrubs that I don't drown in is difficult. After the original price of the uniforms plus alterations, it will come to about $300 so I want to...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. help me pls D:
    They're right. Wasn't thinking about the fact that it's a virus :P dumb mistake. It was obviously way past my bed time. Lol Sorry to lead you in the wrong direction!
    Jun 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. help me pls D:
    Good luck :)
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. help me pls D:
    Okay so my thinking is that if you don't prevent infection, and give a prophylactic antibiotic, baby is less likely to acquire HIV than if you were to only try to prevent infection and not give...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. help me pls D:
    Well we can rule out B. if you remember the bodily fluids through which HIV/AIDS can be transmitted. D is obviously wrong. So A or C. I'm gonna take a wild guess and say C. I'm sure someone else...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Any A&P II study tips?
    For me, it was just as easy as A&P I. As the old adage goes, see one, do one, teach one. Statistics say that we learn 10% of what we read, 20% of what we see, 30% of what we hear, 50% of what we...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. UNMC Traditional BSN 2014 Acceptance?
    Hey! Hope you're both doing well! I'm just curious if either of you have been fully admitted. I'm pretty positive I've completed all the compliance requirements plus CITI training, immunizations and...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing
  13. Volunteering
    My GPA wasn't fantastic (3.6). I think my 2 years of volunteer work definitely helped with my acceptance to nursing school for the fall. So YES! And even if it doesn't help at all, at least it wasn't...
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. White Shoes for clinicals
    I'm also on the hunt for cute and comfortable all-white shoes. It's actually turning out to be a bit of a challenge. So far, these are a few of my favorites: Love Puma! They don't look very comfy...
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. New Nurse Having Panic Attacks!
    I'm so happy to hear that! After all, as a nurse, you can't take care of others if you first don't take care of yourself! I hope you find something that works for you!
    May 22
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  16. New Nurse Having Panic Attacks!
    Same here... I've never had them before until recently. It started after a life changing event, which is common. It's scary! I suggest you get help. This is serious. If it's interfering with your...
    May 21
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  17. What's in Your Backpack?
    Thanks ellaballet! Great suggestions!
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What's in Your Backpack?
    Would you say I would need a larger backpack? I've read mixed opinions. Some say to buy a large rolling bag while others say they get by with an average book back because they leave their books at...
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What's in Your Backpack?
    Your suggestions are perfect! This is exactly what I was looking for! You have so many great ideas, most of which I hadn't even thought about! Thanks so much!!! :D
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. What's in Your Backpack?
    What drug book would you recommend? Great suggestions everyone!
    May 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What's in Your Backpack?
    Hello everyone! My time has come! I've been accepted and now comes the real work! I'm still riding the high of the excitement before the dread sets in when I actually have to endure nursing school! ...
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. 80 or above is passing!
    Wow.. I feel for you all! I'm lucky to say that our passing is 70!
    May 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. Wedding rings at work
    My finance bought me a "play ring" as he calls it. It's a cheapy (but still gorgeous. He's good!) ring that can get beat up without me having to worry too much about it. I'd suggest looking on etsy....
    May 7
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Cna- contamination prevention
    Depends whether it's a stared item or not. You would probably fail though because it's such an important concept.
    May 7
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. nervous
    Don't be nervous. A lot of it is common sense. Focus on the skills for state testing. 2 students in my class failed because they missed things on the skills portion. I live in nebraska and we don't...
    May 7
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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