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  1. Stories of the pre-vaccine days
    My husband's grandfather had polio as a teen. As a result, his jaw looks misaligned and he has speech problems. It can be very difficult to understand some of the things he says.
    Jan 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  2. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    Maybe you didn't get my point, which was that people questioning vaccines were questioning long before Jenny McCarthy started shouting from the rooftops. And they're not following McCarthy orders. My...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  3. Ugh. Rejected from dream job
    In nursing school, I HATED med/surg with a passion. I dreaded every single time I had to be on a med/surg floor. Then 4th semester rolled around and I was put with a preceptor on a surgical floor, on...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. "hard science" requirements for RN's
    For my program, I had to take 1 semester of microbiology, 2 semesters of A&P, 1 semester of chemistry (general or health sciences version were acceptable), developmental psych, nutrition, and...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Anti-vax nurses? Are you serious?
    I just wanted to point something out. Not all non-vaccinating or delayed vaccinating parents believe there is a link between autism and vaccines. They might be in the minority, but I believe it is a...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  6. officially beginning RN career in Med/Surg
    Thank you for starting this! I start working on a surgical unit next month. In my last semester of nursing school, I was with a preceptor on this very same floor. Since I will be more "on my own", I...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. NCTC ADN Fall 2014
    Hi everyone. I emailed everyone that I had an email address for to give them the link for the Facebook group for your class. Please PM me if you need the address.
    Aug 20, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. NCTC ADN Fall 2014
    Yes, you will have reading to do before hand. Traditionally, it has been the first 3 chapters of the Fundamentals book. As soon as I gather the information, I will let you know for sure.
    Aug 9, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. NCTC ADN Fall 2014
    Stevebeuke - for the generic program, you're on campus twice a week for class. You could get away with one pair of the reds, but I recommend 2 pairs. It's just easier. For the 1st semester, you only...
    Jul 25, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. NCTC ADN Fall 2014
    I submitted mine on Immunitrax.
    Jul 18, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. NCTC ADN Fall 2014
    I also wanted to say that many of your questions will be answered at orientation. I know it's hard not to plan everything now. There's so much excitement! But try to stay calm and just go with the...
    Jul 9, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. NCTC ADN Fall 2014
    From my personal opinion - I would just purchase the box of books. You need online access for specific things ie SimChart, completing skills assignments, online access to your books. Purchasing...
    Jul 9, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. NCTC ADN Fall 2014
    Everyone take a deep breath! I'm Amanda - the Student Nurses Association president. Hi to everyone and congrats! If you scored above the cutoff, you are tentatively in the program. They are not...
    Jun 25, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    If anyone needs the link to the FB group, send me a private message.
    Aug 21, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  15. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    You have to have your reading done before class starts. You'll get information about that at orientation.
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  16. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Approval usually comes from the nursing director. But as longed as they were accepted, you're good.
    Aug 8, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  17. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Are y'all using Immunitrax? I faxed and uploaded...I think the faxed was just a little faster, but not that much.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  18. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    All white and they can only have a tiny logo. Like the heart on Nurse Mates. Plus they cannot be a breathable material...think leather, vinyl - no mesh.
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  19. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    They will register you for your classes. I didn't get my blue card until 2 months after my prints. =/
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  20. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    I took micro in summer school so I was reading everyday. But in a normal semester, I would say a couple hours a week. Dev psych is a lot of reading, but I took it online. I though dev psych was...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  21. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    I am not sure why they do not include the information. But I do know for a fact that they do not have any plans on changing the required scrubs. True Red by Landau for class days and any brand of...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  22. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Yes, you can buy scrubs, lab coat, stethoscopes, blood pressure cuffs, penlights, etc at orientation. But you can save yourself a lot of money if you buy this stuff online like at Amazon or even at...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  23. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Yes, they will send you your schedule with your acceptance letter. Clinical days are usually Wed, Thurs, or Fri from 7am - 3pm at a nursing home in Gainesville. Congrats to everyone that made it....
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  24. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    Yes. All the books you buy for first semester are used for the entire program. Other tasks are the background check, fingerprinting, physical exam, entering your titers/immunizations into a specified...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges
  25. NCTC ADN Fall 2013
    You'll have a lot to do when you're accepted...besides buying books. The information packet they will send has all the info and it's really important to read through all of it and get it done ASAP. ...
    Jun 27, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools and Colleges


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