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  1. Starting nursing school in 20 days..
    Congrats!!! I'm very excited for you! I'm starting my second and final year of nursing school and was going through what you are last year. Enjoy your free time while you can, you'll be spending most...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Hospital Clinicals
    Our class started in clinical in October, 6 weeks of labs first. Don't worry. You will spend those 6 or 7 weeks learning and practicing everything you need to know for clinical. Once you get to...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. need help writing care plan on non compliant pt!!
    First off... what have you come up with? It sounds like nothing and you're just asking for help, but I think it's important to tell us what you think. I think if you're stumped you should make a...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. First Day of Class!!
    Everyone is different. I worked 3 jobs during my fundamentals semester, made time to do all the readings before class, studied, did all the clinical work and hours. I got an A- for the semester. If...
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Paying for Course syllabus?
    our school charged for the syllabus for our first semester. it included everything for the first semester and reference material for other aspects of the program. not as large as yours and it only...
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Study tips
    Read the assigned chapters before class. I like to outline the chapters as I go if I can. Review the material weekly, as the other person said, it helps you learn as you go. Doing NCLEX questions...
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. First Day of Nursing School
    You are lucky! I had 13 Chapters plus half of our dosage calc book to read for the first day. Break down the readings. Spread them out across the days you have left until school starts. Don't forget...
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Circumcision
    I just did my OB rotation this spring. I did get to see a circumcision. As a student nurse, your interaction is limited to soothing the baby with sucrose and getting him changed back into a diaper...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. FINAL SEMESTER!
    Congrats to everybody!!! I am entering my last two semesters in a month! I am hoping that once the semester starts, it will go by as fast as last year and I'll be done before I know it. So...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. How do you keep your shoes white?!
    Not wearing them anywhere other than the hospital keeps them looking good. Our school requires all leather white shoes. Magic eraser does wonders on white leather shoes :)
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Which NCLEX book helped you most in nursing school?
    I have my second and final year of nursing school left (also an ADN program) and found that the Saunder's questions were not similar to those used on exams for my program. They were too easy and...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. How do you keep going when you feel discouraged?
    "Be who you are and say what you feel, because those who mind don't matter, and those who matter don't mind." - Dr. Seuss Ignore what people say, be your own person and do what you have to so...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Study help
    I like to use the socratic method to know about disease processes and basic information. I take a topic, hyponatremia for example and think of everything I can about that; normal lab value (approx),...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. First Day of Nursing School
    My advice for anyone starting nursing school this fall: - Enjoy your summer and free time. It's hard not to want to dive right in but trust me, it will consume you're life and you won't have much...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. First Day of Nursing School
    Congrats to everyone starting your first year in nursing school. On the 28th, I will be starting my second and final year for nursing school. This post made me think about my first day and the prep...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Entering final semester
    Yes you are freaking out a little. Check out job fairs, volunteer at some of those hospitals to get your face around the floors. Focus on doing well your last semesters and talk with professors you...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Study help
    How does your school test? My program uses NCLEX style questions on all our exams to prepare us for the NCLEX. All the questions are situational and applies the information we learn in class to a...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Getting ready to apply: CT Community Colleges- Nursing Program 2013
    Thanks! I'm excited for my last 2 semesters! For anyone who got in the program and is nervous, you advisors will be awesome and each freshman is paired with a senior nursing student mentor. The...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  19. Capital's Nursing Program Schedule
    I just finished my first year at CCCs nursing program. The schedule is a lot, and it doesn't just include class and clinical. The clinical paperwork easily take 8 hours in entirety for the week,...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  20. Getting ready to apply: CT Community Colleges- Nursing Program 2013
    I have finished my first year at CCC in Nursing. For our class, they took all the classes you've taken in the past 5 years including nursing pre-reqs into you GPA calculation. I wish all of you the...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  21. Fall 2013 BHSN vs. Capital CC
    Sorry this is so late compared to when you first posted. I'm in CCCs program and I love it. I've finished my first year and will be starting my second and final year in a little more than a month. ...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  22. Ob/pediatrics
    My school doesn't do a peds rotation but I just did the OB rotation last semester. It was different than med/surg in the fact that you're taking care of healthy patients who want to spend time...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Which shoes to buy for nursing clinicals?
    Our school doesn't allow clogs, all shoes must have a back and they suggest all leather sneakers in white. I got a pair of white new balance sneakers that are slip resistant off of zappos. I love...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Working in hospitals
    Rates depend on where you live and work, including what department you are working in. I work as a psych tech in a small local hospital. Our pay is determined by HR based on experience in the field....
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Adventitious Breath Spunds
    Nursing interventions should focus on what you will do for the patient if they have this particular problem. Assessments? Teaching?
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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