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  1. how to study for a cumulative final?
    Hi everybody. I am starting the second year of my ADN program, and I have always had difficulty with cumulative final exams. I had an 88% going into the class before the final...and had done...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. question about picu and vented
    Hi there, just thinking about differences in specialties and I have a question for you... for those of you who work in/know about picu's, typically, are most of the patient's vented? I have...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Low self-esteem ....HELP!
    I literally could have written your post a few months ago OP. I have a clinical instructor this term who has really helped me get over this. Please note that I am not a therapist, and this is...
    Sep 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. How do you deal with a bad clinical instructor?
    question: is this your fundamentals clinical experience or med-surg one? sorry if you answered that already. I ask this question because my fundamentals rotation was very similar. We did...
    Sep 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. awards for clinical instructors?
    I have a clinical instructor who is very fair and has made this clinical an awesome learning experience. Are there any awards that I can nominate her for? Sort of like the daisy award version for...
    Sep 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. how to thank a great instructor? state/national awards?
    I have a fabulous clinical instructor this term. I had her for theory in a previous class and she was great as a theory instructor as well. In clinical, she is clear about her expectations. ...
    Sep 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. confused about ace inhibitors?
    Hi there! I am trying to understand something about ace inhibitors and am having a difficult time. I would appreciate any help/insight on this subject matter! Oka, so for ace inhibitors- an...
    Sep 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. failed class resulting in time off, what now?
    thank you!
    Apr 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. failed class resulting in time off, what now?
    I think there was some confusion...sorry if I was unclear. I already work at a hospital as a nurse's aide. I am not a CNA, but I took a nurse assistant class, EKG technician class and phlebotomy...
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. how much follow up is too much : job search?
    thanks everyone. I guess I'll wait another week and then call. I really hope it pans out!!
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  11. failed class resulting in time off, what now?
    Hi everyone. I failed med-surg one by one point (legit one question! argh!). Passing was 80%, I got 159/200 points. I was able to go on and take other classes (our school is weird) and...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. how much follow up is too much : job search?
    Hi there! Okay, so I am in nursing school applying for a nurse extern position at a hospital that my former clinical instructor worked at, and she said she would pass on my resume, cover letter and...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  13. ADN to BSN advice
    Hi there, Also, a lot of hospitals do tuition reimbursement. Where I work, for full time people they cover 3,000 dollars/year in tuition reimbursement. So you could potentially get 12,000 just...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Patient care technician salary at St. john providence
    It varies based on your experience. With minimal experience, I know a situation where it was 13.48/hr, not including shift differential or extra weekend pay. I believe it is 8% higher for...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  15. New grad RN jobs in Michigan
    I highly recommend that you contact the hiring manager directly. At your interview, you should have gotten a business card/someway to contact the manager directly. I would send an email stating...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  16. Book-smart, but not "on-the-job" smart?
    Hi there, I know exactly how you feel. I felt the EXACT same way. Things get much better with time, because as other posters have said - the only way to get better at this is to practice. ...
    Feb 17, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Calling all CNA's. What is your typical day like at work?
    Hi. I work as a PCT on a neuro floor in a hospital, night shift. Here is a "typical" night shift/my routine: Arrive at hospital at around 6:40 p.m, print off patient sheet for the floor and...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. Is it appropriate to tell a job interviewer what days you can't work?
    I would ask about scheduling and state that "I am in school and my schedule may change each semester. Will I be able to schedule shifts/have shifts scheduled for me around school?"
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  19. What are PCT/PCA pay rates in your area?
    I'm a PCT at a hospital and I make 13.48 base pay not including differential (5% nights, 8% weekends).
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants
  20. How does a CNA get hired at a hospital !
    It is difficult to find a job at a hospital. Honestly, I kept applying and kept calling nurse recruiters. Finally, here is what I did that worked for me. I looked at the specific job...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  21. Low GPA...Getting accepted
    You may not be in as bad shape as you think you are. Each nursing program has its own set of requirements for admission. You might be a shoe-in at one school, while at another you may not even...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. flashing red box?
    Hi there. When I go to, I am logged in and on my homepage near my username there is a red box with the number five in white that is flashing. I click on the box and nothing happens. ...
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: How To Use Site
  23. what would you do in my situation? Please read and assist!
    Hi everyone! So about a month ago, I started a new job. I actually didn't want to start the job until mid-may because I had an extended overseas volunteer gig planned. The interviewer said that...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What is acuity adaptable care?
    Hi there! Some of the job descriptions I am reading state that a particular unit uses the acuity adaptable care model. What is this? Any information would be greatly appreciated! Thanks!
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. what are some things a nursing student can do to enhance chances of L&D career?
    Hi there! I am an aspiring L&D nurse who is going to be starting nursing school in about a month. What are some things I can do to enhance my chances of landing a L&D job after graduation? ...
    Mar 26, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing

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