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  1. Not doing well in nursing school?
    it's normal, go through my pre-req's with a GPA of 3.9, the first semester of the nursing program dropped me to a 3.4, and I went from barely having to touch my books to reading chapters multiple...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Reality shock
    This is VERY rudimentary, but it's great for guiding yourself with the very basic essentials on the floor with multiple patients. I made it so you can fold it and keep it in your pocket and...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    so frustrating when NURSES don't do any research before asking if they got the right popup, lol
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    finished at 1300, was on hold till 'bout 1800, now I got the "good popup" hooray!
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    Finished in 55min with 75 questions PVT shows my results are on hold :-( 1/4 sata, no order or calc questions. I think I passed, read somewhere that if you finish "too fast" that results...
    Jun 14, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Job outlook 2013 and beyond
    The amount of Nursing Diploma Mills is staggering. Make certain the program you're going to attend is properly licenced (NLNAC is the important one in my area) and Make sure that the program you're...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Question about hip surgery and dressing change positioning
    I was on the floor this week in clinical, we had a Pt. who had a left total hip done 2 days prior. Apparently on this floor, the surgeon has historically done the first dressing change, the surgeon...
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. How do you pronounce "centimeter" ???
    so·nom·e·ter   [suh-nom-i-ter]- an instrument used to measure the sensitivity of hearing"
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. How do you pronounce "centimeter" ???
    cen·ti·me·ter  [sen-tuh-mee-ter] - noun one 100th of a meter, equivalent to 0.3937 inch. Abbreviation: cm, cm.
    Nov 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. As an experienced RN, do you like/dislike having a student nurse assigned to you?
    In my experience in both having LPN students assigned to me at work, and being a RN student in clinicals currently, it seems Nurses I'm attached to enjoy having someone take a patient "off their...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Waitressing as a pre-req?
    oooooooh! if only!
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Confused new grad, any advice is appreciated!
    If by Mayo you are in the Rochester, MN area you do have the option of going to WSU and get your BSN within a year. Take whatever job related to nursing you can now, then after getting your BSN...
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    heh, have you read any of the questions in this thread, most if not all of them have been answered earlier in the thread, ppl don't like reading :D or noticing post dates for that matter (not so...
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    Go Go Minnesota!
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    if you were referring to my post, I did pass and have my license in my wallet now :-)
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Hesi  A2 - Chemistry guide?  Help finding one
    well, suppose I'll answer my own question. All I could really find that was comprehensive, coherent and ... easy was Chemistry | Khan Academy
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  17. Hesi  A2 - Chemistry guide?  Help finding one
    I could really use some guidance as to what to focus on for the A2. The program I'm applying to has it in their head that student's A2 chemistry results are a direct correlation to their ability to...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  18. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    Took it the 26th, started at 1245 finished at 1315. System shut off after 85 (NCLEX-PN) brought my laptop thinking I'd find a mcdonalds or starbucks with free wifi but there was a hotel right...
    May 28, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. NCLEX-PN Review Notecards for you (free!!!)
    no worries :-)
    May 27, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. NCLEX-PN Review Notecards for you (free!!!)
    Got to 85 ?'sGot the "good" popup, 10 after walking out of the test center.A classmate tested on Thursday at 1 and had the good popup an hr after and the pass note on the MN BON site the next day.I...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. How is the job market for nursing where you live?
    i'm in mn, recent graduate, hired on the floor i did my intern hours on. i have worked as a cna for a few years there as well and was hired in a acute care floor, but i think the nurses i interned...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. [So] My hospital has banned disposable wipes...
    I would imagine the hospital building does, my issue is not the general usage of wash-cloths. It is using the same cloths on both the face and the peri-area, AND not having a separate washing...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. [So] My hospital has banned disposable wipes...
    family generally do not participate in toileting, so they don't have to worry about that... I would imagine "state" comes thru occasionally, but in my years of being there (not a lot, being vague...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. [So] My hospital has banned disposable wipes...
    I just make up my hobo-wipes while the resident is using the toilet, have to stay with them so it's more productive than staring at the wall
    May 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. [So] My hospital has banned disposable wipes...
    memory care so that's not an option (though I like the idea)
    May 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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