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  1. Surviving Nursing School and Marriage
    I just started in August; my husband and I own a company we run from our home offices. I am now a FT nursing student and we have 3 kids, 3.5, 2.5, and 18 months. The only way around getting...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Advice to New Nursing Students
    thank you! I am 2 weeks in and scared already! but happy scared! thank you, this is what i needed to read today!
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. To all the students about to start nursing school...
    this actually made me feel warm and fuzzy inside and take a deep breath. I start nursing school in 6 days....(SIX DAYS>>>AHHHH! lol) , and i am starting to get very nervous. this just helped, so...
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Know it alls....
    i can understand SOME know it all s being annoying, but some of them actuaally get good grades and know a lot because they do study alot instead of gossip, or complain, or not take class as seriously...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. Books!! Do you think it is necessary to study before Sept. Start??
    do yourself a favor and check the college's website for the bookstore. they usually update it daily, and if you look there, sometimes the books are there earlier. Like I have PNE161 and Nur135 as two...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. Roll Call for Spring /Fall 2012 LPN/LVN Students!!!
    Hi all, My name is Valerie, I will be starting at Eastern Shore Community college in Melfa, VA in August for the LPN program. I live on Delmarva. Very excited. congrats to you all for being accepted...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. any students from the eastern shore?
    I will be starting the LPN program at Eastern Shore Community College in August, anyone else attending or graduated from there? ANyone live on Delmarva? I'm Valerie, nice to meet you!
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Im finished!
    congrats! this is very inspiring for me, i will be starting the LPN program in a few weeks. Many congrats again!
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Books!! Do you think it is necessary to study before Sept. Start??
    one study tip i learned is to read the first two chapters before the semester starts. I ordered my books today, I start the 20th of Aug. so i plan to have them arrive in 3 days (expedited shipping)...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. New
    New
    one step at a time! I am a 33 yr old mother of 3 (my kids are 3, 2 and 1). i went back to college for the first tiem in 13 yrs last year, and was terrified....that i wouldnt be as smart, or i would...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. i hope this does not sound stupid...
    great, thank you very much!
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. i hope this does not sound stupid...
    Hi all. I am starting nursing school (for my LPN first), in a few weeks. I was just looking at the booklist, and ordering books, and I came across something called a "Nurse Pac". No ISBN or any code...
    Jul 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. LPNs: Myths and Misconceptions (Part II)
    Thank you SO much for this. I start LPN school in August. I have heard the ignorant "why would you want to be JUST an LPN?" and we end up with a huge discussion. I plan to graduate next summer,...
    Jul 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. I passed
    congrats!
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. "No nurses of color....."
    ditto to that....i hope it does not say something bad about me, but if i am getting care, I would like to be able to understand and communicate with my caregivers.
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. LPNs: Myths and Misconceptions (Part I)
    thank you for this article....i am in my mid 30s....i am starting the LPN program in VA (eastern shore cc) in august....then i plan to work, and obtain my RN part time while working. there are...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. "No nurses of color....."
    i am a 30 something white nursing student in the south, which is probably 75% AA. I Grew up in New England. Race does not bother me, I have a brain, and morals. I will not put up with anyone calling...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Share those precious last minutes, they deserve it...
    I also gave goosebumps and got a lil teared up. any patient is lucky to have you by their side. what a wonderfully written article as well. as a nursing student, this gives me inspiration. thank you.
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. eastern shore community college LPN Program!
    thank you so much for responding. i understand totally that life is hectic! (i have a 3, 2 and 1 yr old, luckily my hubby telecommutes so he is home with them while i am at school!).... i do have...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Just had my first hospital clinical day
    this makes me look forward to clincials also....i start the LPN program at eastern shore community college this fall, and one of the places for clinicals is PRMC, our local hospital where i had my...
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. eastern shore community college LPN Program!
    thank you! I will be taking drug calc and Nurs. in health changes I in the fall. any tips? if you want to find me on FB, my name is valerie graves! thanks for the congrats!
    May 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Why many new grads don't find jobs....
    I havent graduated yet, but I can think of a few reasons....mainly the nurse who may have been there a while complains alot, is lazy, and has a bad attitude. I worked as a store manager in retail for...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Is 31 too old to start a nursing career?
    not at all! I am 33 and I will be going through the PN program this fall...so i will graduate with my PN in may 2013, then with my ADN when I am 35 and then with my BSN at 36. Its never too late....
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. eastern shore community college LPN Program!
    Hi all, i'm new here. I am so excited, I just got my acceptance letter to Eastern Shore Community College's PN program (in Melfa, VA) last week! my plan is to attend chesapeake college afterwards for...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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