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  1. Just want to run my data and nsg dx's by you.  Please critique!
    I would also remember that your patient has gastritis. Major surgery and traumatic injuries can certainly exacerbate gastritis and if you haven't ever had it before...it's very uncomfortable. It...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Should I Retake?
    I would try applying and see how it goes. If you have issues getting in to a school of choice, then I would retake a class or two. Why retake classes if you don't have to? Just give it a go and see...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Why do nurses "eat their young"?
    Some unhappy people want other people to be unhappy, and will "eat" anyone in site! I've learned how to ignore the negative nancies. Sure...sometimes it gets under my skin, but I don't allow it to...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Has your clinical instructor helped you or held you back?
    At one location, we were able to pull the medicine out (we were given a code), but the instructor had to be there when I did all 3 checks and 6 rights.
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Worth complaining about or just whiny?
    I agree with pp. It's technically not fair, but this happens a lot everywhere (not just NS). If you are truly concerned, tell your instructor how you feel in a professional and non-agressive manner.
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Straight to RN/BSN anyone?
    YAY! Congrats:) I'm in a ABSN program.
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. New here!
    It's great that you are trying to desensitize yourself to your fear! You can do anything you set your mind to! Welcome to AN!
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. acidosis vs. alkalosis
    No problem! I had an exam over this stuff a few months ago, and this same concept is what I used to study. I hope it's useful for you:)
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Duke or Johns Hopkins ASBN??
    You have been accepted into two great programs. Congrats to you! Make a list of pros and cons after you research both. That's what I did to choose my program. Is duke accelerate? If not, there's a...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Help
    I realize you are upset and I would be as well! You think you are doing all you can and are giving it your all, then that! Some instructors are cranky souls and some are just amazing! Sometimes I...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Just graduated!
    Congrats to you and bless you in your career!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. Teas V
    Good luck on your test!
    Apr 5
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  13. Is my score good enough?
    It states proficient so I think it is good enough!
    Apr 5
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  14. acidosis vs. alkalosis
    NORMAL VALUES pH 7.35-7.45 CO2 (carbon dioxide-acidic) 35-45 HCO3 (bicarbonate-alkaline) 22-26 Always look at your pH first. If its high, then it's alkaline. If it's low, it's...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Today I made a big mistake.
    You made a mistake and it's kind of a big one since it deals with medication. Nursing students should have 7 rights and the seventh one being "right person monitoring administration of medication."...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Am I stupid for changing to the LPN program when I am passing the RN program?
    Go for the RN still! You're so close!
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Did you get to choose your Clinicals site/schedule?
    We are given the dates and times when we go to clinical. Somedays are even on the weekend.
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. ACCEPTANCE AT LAST !!!!
    Congrats!!! Enjoy your time before classes start!
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What should I do before starting an ABSN program?
    I wish I would have listened to what others told me, but I'm hard-headed! Do not do anything! They will prepare you with what you need when the time comes. They do not expect you to know things...
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Shoes for clinical rotation!
    I bought a pair Asics and I can honestly say they feel amazing on my feet. At the end of the day my feet are in no pain:)
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Covering tattoos and washing hands
    Have you ever tried this? Hard Candy Glamoflauge Heavy Duty Concealer With Concealer Pencil, Medium 313 - Walmart.com I used it as makeup but I heard it's good for covering tats too!
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What to do about a classmate that is a pathological liar?
    Is this person a compulsive liar or a pathological liar? There is a difference. The reason why I ask is because constant lying may be associated with low self-esteem or a mental disorder....
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Parents who decide to pursue the difficult task of nursing school (Rant)
    I second that! I have so many classmates that are parents in our accelerated program! I admire you all too! I couldn't imagine the pressure you all must feel, but you guys are obviously strong! Keep...
    Apr 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. I am about to graduate and I feel like I know nothing!
    I have been told this is normal! Just keep swimming, just keep swimming...!
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    Our's is 75%.
    Mar 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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