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  1. Career Switchers
    I was an elementary school teacher for 9 years. At one point I was halfway to a masters in English as a second language instruction.
    Jul 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. How can I know if I have a good chance in getting in Nursing School?
    I know at my school you needed a 3.7 at least to make the cut. Ours was a point system too. 10*prereq GPA +2 bonus points if you have a degree for a max of 42 points. They tally everyone's points and...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. what did you have a previous degree in before you went into nursing?
    I have a be in elementary ed, and half a masters in English as a second language instruction. I taught for 9 years and knew the entire time it was not for me. I am a can while in school and even on...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Teaching vs nursing?
    I could have written your post. God willing I will start nursing school in the fall after teaching for 9 years and staying home for 6. I just couldn't continue in the classroom. I work as a can now...
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. What's harder, nursing school or the education program to be a teacher?
    I thought my end classes were easy. Lots of busy work but easy.
    Jun 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Taking NCLEX in different state?
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Taking NCLEX in different state?
    I have a similar question. I will sit for the exam in co but am a legal resident of NC. Which state should I do? We are military.
    Jun 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Color coded uniform vent
    We are given an annual gift for uniforms that can only be used with a terrible vendor. We can also use the one shop in town allowed to embroider our logo but you must buy the scrubs there. In the...
    May 19
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. Question about becoming a nurse
    That is what I figured. We have a list of 4 possible places and Germany is not high on my list because it sets back my school timeline.
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Question about becoming a nurse
    I'm not sure where this should be posted so please move it if needed. My husband is in the army and we could possibly move to Germany this spring. I have finished my pre reqs for nursing school...
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. A&P with Chemistry
    I took Chem and A&P1 together. Chem was a retake for me as my original Chem expired. (My nursing program wants all sciences w/in the last 5 years). That said, it was a crazy semester as I was also...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Tired of kids coming to the nurse...
    I taught for 9 years and when my little darlings would tell me their tummy hurt I would tell them to go use the restroom and don't come back until they pooped or puked. They would be horrified when...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  13. Can you go into the Air Force, Army or Navy Reserves as an OB nurse
    I can't speak to anything other than, you can not join the military and expect to never deploy. That is unrealistic. Lot's of soldier deploy and leave children, stepchildren and grandchildren at...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  14. Anyone else think HIPAA rules are getting out of hand?
    I don't know, I would not be happy if my children's medical information, including medications, was shared with family members, including grandparents, without my specific permission. You never know...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  15. How did/do you pay for nursing school?
    My awesome hubby is transferring his post 9-11 GI Bill to me for nursing school.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. CNMs in the US Air Force?
    My last baby was delivered at Langley AFB by a wonderful CNM.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  17. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    Good golly get yourself to a good sew shop, it can be off base and order yourself name tapes, and US Army tapes. You will also need a VELCRO flag, unit patch and rank. You know your patrol cap...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  18. A&P what do we really need?
    I loved my coloring book. The biggest thing that ended up helping me was learning all those dang prefixes and suffixes that were printed in the covers of our books (Seeley's)
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Fall 2012 Microbiology Students -- STAND UP!
    That is what we are using. My class went live on Monday I hope to have my book by Friday so I can finish my homework due the 27th at midnight. I'm taking the lecture online and I dont' need the...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. What prereq classes are you taking this fall?  How many to go?
    Hopefully this is my last semester and I can get into the 1 year program that starts in June of 13. I'm taking General Biology (retake as my first go around has expired), Micro and Gerentology.
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. New Nursing Student Books-  Help?!
    I am a firm believer in using the international editions and older editions of books. I did this for my Gerentology class this semester and got it for $3 as opposed to the $150 the bookstore wanted....
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. New vs used books vs renting
    I am still taking pre-reqs but I have had great luck using the previous edition or the international edition for textbooks. I have bought from all sorts of places online. For nursing school I'll...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. A&P "coloring book"??
    I had a Kaplan coloring book for A & P 2 and I wish I'd had it for 1. I really liked it and thought it helped. I'm hanging onto it for Nursing school as well.
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student