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  1. Managing money and student loans
    Please allow us to use you as an example of what not to do. It is important for students thinking of choosing nursing as a profession to early on know what they need to do to fund this career, and...
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Are study groups necessary to help me succeed in nursing program?
    I second what Vintagemother stated. Just make the group VERY small and make sure their schedules link with yours. One student and I had the exam same schedule, we would meet at Barnes & Nobles...
    May 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. 79.4%..really?
    Nursing school is hard. As I have said before, two plus two does not always equal to four in nursing. It is time consuming, and some way or another it does get in the way of family time. Some have...
    May 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Stethoscope.. Help choosing one.
    Well, I can tell you that one I really, really the Littmann Electronic Stethoscope Model 3100, but it is expensive :bag: My classmate that works in the ER has one, and she loves it, she...
    Apr 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Does being able to answer NCLEX style questions reflect success as a future nurse?
    I think you should first realize that nursing is not like no other education. One professor taught the class that in nursing two plus two is not always four, you can have pain in one part of the...
    Apr 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. MDC Nursing spring 2014
    To Twillims, sorry for the late reply, but maybe this may help someone else that reads this forum and subject. Usually the professors will not email you the syllabus until the week before, if they...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. Are you happy with your nursing career choice?
    Will be two years in August that I passed my boards....still no job as a nurse. Still in school furthering my education, but I wonder where this career will lead me. So far I hit a road block that...
    Feb 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Welcome to the Wonderful World of Ophthalmology
    Frances, it is wonderful you found your place in ophthalmology as an RN. Having worked in this field myself for close to 25 years shows how much I enjoy ophthalmology. Now that I am an RN because...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  9. New grads Need Not Apply
    So sad but true, I am back doing what I used to do before in a medical office due to the lack of job offers, even though I have submitted hundreds and hundreds of applications. I am finishing my...
    Jan 4
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Exit Strategies For Nurses Who Deal With Overly Talkative Patients
    Where I work in ophthalmology, we are not so bound by what we can say, however, we get patients that are chatty and those 65 plus patients that we see a day per doctor do want to have that personal...
    Dec 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. MDC Fall 2011 =)
    Twilliams, I do not blame you wanting to get a head start. You can try by learning your landmarks for the assessment class, that you can find in the book or even on youtube, this will be important,...
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. 60 days in and looking good
    Tnguyen407, I am not sure if I am in the position of giving you advise since I am not working as a nurse, was never able to find my first RN job since graduation last year, but I am going to give it...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. MDC Nursing spring 2014
    You better get used to such changes, MDC has a habit of doing things like this, so you have to be flexible. Try and call to see if they can accommodate you on another day, but I doubt it. As for...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  14. I don't think I want to be a nurse anymore.
    To the OP, I am sorry you went through that. I read clearly where you admitted wrong doing and accepted responsibility, the first steps to winning the war. Being a new graduate I never knew that...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. If Nursing doesn't work out,is Medical Lab Technologist ok for a "Prissy" girl ??
    After reading several comments I forgot if the OP stated her age. Her posting makes me feel that she is young, so we need to display patience :nurse: I can understand wanting to look your best, I...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. I feel truly sorry for new grads
    My classmate got a job as a school nurse after graduation, but only because she has been a school nurse assistant and when her nurse left, she begged to have her position (she worked full time as she...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  17. Is nursing really that bad of a career choice?
    LOL....I would love being a chocolate taster too, what a dream job :yes: Nursing is a very nice field, while I have yet to practice it in the hospital setting, but is like other jobs that have its...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  18. Nurses With POSSIBILITIES: Changing Our Perspective on Disability
    What about new nurses that may have gotten ill while in the program and have now graduated? The only positions I can think of is the of navigator, but those actually require experience. To the...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  19. MDC Nursing spring 2014
    You can try to google which places give CPR that are American Heart Association approved. I have done all mine on my own and not at MDC. The last one I did was at the Fire Academy in Coral Springs,...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  20. MDC Nursing spring 2014
    Get in the part time program if available, although, this program has been the most competitive in the last few years as people work and this program opens once a year only. In other words when you...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. MDC Nursing spring 2014
    For those asking about the PPD, check to see if your local Walgreens or CVS does it. Someone in my BSN program said they do it there, but she was not sure.
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. MDC Nursing spring 2014
    Having done this program already, they make you rush to get all done and if you are in the part time track you do not get to clinicals until your second semester. Whatever you do, please KEEP...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. 1 year old RN seeking advise for obtaining a job.
    I have applied to LPNs position, no calls yet :( I even applied last week at a position for LPN at the VA. I feel so in the middle, not getting hired because of the new graduate stigma or not...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. RN-BSN:  Need help searching for Advance Health Assessment on a culture group
    Thank you.
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. RN-BSN:  Need help searching for Advance Health Assessment on a culture group
    Hello everyone, I need help on two research papers I have to do for my Advanced Health Assessment Class in my BSN program. I need to do to two papers on the approach for Head to Toe Assessment on...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN