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  1. Are sign-on bonuses a thing of the past?
    St Francis Hospital in Tulsa, OK offers $8k sign on bonus to new grads in exchange for a 2 year work commitment. After taxes, it was a little under $5,500. The two other large hospitals in Tulsa...
    Jan 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How hard is the new NCLEX 2013 Test Plan
    I passed nclex-RN last week in 75 questions in about an hour. I had maybe 10-15 SATA, definitely a few diseases and meds I hadn't heard of. I didn't have any audio questions. Felt like mine had a lot...
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Fastest time to receive license!
    Wow! Mine was 39 hours
    Jul 4, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Took nclex today!!!
    I did the 3 day live review, and then spent 15 days re-watching all the lectures online and studying along with the manual. I went through the book about 3 times on my own. I also did all 6 QReviews,...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. RNtertainment?
    I had a classmate buy it, but never heard how it was. It looks fun! Happy studying and good luck!!
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Failed NCLEX...now what?
    My QReview scores in order were: 89/125, 90/125, 91/125, 92/125, 86/125, and 99/128
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Failed NCLEX...now what?
    I agree, try Hurst, whether it's the live or online review. I was a struggler in nursing school, barely passed second semester. Pathophys was hardest for me. I did the live Hurst after graduation and...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. How offen do you see immunizations on NCLEX
    I took nclex-RN wednesday. I did not study peds and got quite a bit of peds q's. I had studied OB pretty thoroughly and got maybe 2-3. It's different for everyone!
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Nclex in 4 days...Nclex Vets, best use of my time left??
    I took nclex-RN on Wednesday at 2 PM, shut off at 75 questions. Found out today I passed. I used Hurst for 2 weeks before I tested. It was the only source I used so I can't really recommend anything...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. I'm a nurse!!
    Thanks guys!! :)))
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. I'm a nurse!!
    Took first attempt at NCLEX-RN on Wednesday, 75 questions in an hour. Just found out I passed!! Thank you everyone who has replied to my questions in the last week and encouraged me!!
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. thought patient first before machine?
    Establish the airway 1st. Cut the tube
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. On SATA... How many is usually right and wrong?
    The people at Hurst review told us that SATA will always have at least 2, but never all. So never just one and never all of them
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. My NCLEX story... from graduation to results, and all the anxiety in between
    Thanks!! Lol I went to bed at 3 because thats what I did nearly every day in nursing school! It calms me down to cram until last minute lol
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Hurst QReview tests
    Thank you!!!
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Hurst QReview tests
    Yes! Good pop up :D
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. My NCLEX story... from graduation to results, and all the anxiety in between
    Thanks again so much for your advice! I did what worked for me (everything they tell you not to) lol. I studied all day yesterday, went to bed about 3 AM, woke up today around 8. Was so nervous, I...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Hurst QReview tests
    Shut off at 75. Fingers crossed!
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Positive Post
    Thank you and congrats!! :) I test tomorrow and have been reading on here freaking myself out. I should probably go to bed but don't think I will sleep!
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. My NCLEX story... from graduation to results, and all the anxiety in between
    Thank you!! :D
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. My NCLEX story... from graduation to results, and all the anxiety in between
    Thank you for sharing, and congratulations!! I test tomorrow at 2 PM and I've been studying today, and plan to go over things like lab values in the morning :)
    Jun 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Hurst video's NEW or OLD
    I took the live review in May, and along with it, I got 30 days of the online access to all the lectures. I've watched them all, and Marlene doesn't do any of them except for the introduction and...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Hurst QReview tests
    No, I did Hurst. Now I'm reading that Hurst questions are easier than Kaplan, and freaking myself out, thinking I should've done Kaplan! Lol
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Hurst QReview tests
    Does anyone who has passed NCLEX-RN remember what their scores were on the Hurst QReviews? We get 6 attempts, and I've taken 2 so far. 89/125 (71%) on the first, and 90/125 (72%) on the second. I...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. NCLEX- I need help to understand IV fluids
    Isotonic: normal saline, lactated ringers, D5W, D51/4NS. Isotonic solutions go into the vascular space and stay there, so it brings BP up. If a person is dehydrated, in shock, fluid vol deficit,...
    Jun 13, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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