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  1. Live Scan Fingerprints
    I would call the FL BON to see what's required. Live Scan was expensive. In Pensacola I paid $85 just this past September. Problem came in that they could not read the fingerprints so the FBI had to...
    Mar 13, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. Failed NCLEX-RN Twice... Need help please!
    I used Hurst, NCSBN 8 week review, NLCLEX 3500 (especially the alternative format questions) I found that Hurst the best for review and NCSBN best for questions. They write the exam... their...
    Feb 7, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Is this the good pop up
    Yes! It is the good pop up! Congratulations!
    Feb 7, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Did Anyone NOT Study for the NCLEX and Do Well?
    I graduated in August, took the NCLEX in October and passed in 75. We also had exams throughout school that "mirrored" NCLEX and had HESI exams at the end of every class and a HESI Exit. Passed all...
    Jan 6, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. nclex rn
    Hi, I did NCSBN review for 8 weeks and was getting from 50's-60's... a few 70's but rare. I passed NCLEX on October 24th with 75 questions! Sounds like you're on target! I also used Hurst for...
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
    See that K+ level? What are your norms for K+? (3.5 - 5.0) And the Na is low. (norm 135-145) Whenever I saw high or low K+ levels in an answer... I pick it. Pick the answer that has the most critical...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Buying New books from Amazon?
    I've bought and sold a lot of books for school from Amazon for myself and my 3 kids but not my nursing books....except things like study guides and NCLEX study guides. I would say as long as you make...
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Practice Questions online
    I don't know about the site but for prioritization and delegation I highly recommend LaCharity-Priority, Delegation, and Assignment. It really helped me! I just took, and passed NCLEX...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Taking NLCEX RN Tomorrow
    Good luck! You studied the same way I did. I took it today in Mobile, AL. (I actually live in FL but Mobile is our closest testing center) Got the good pop up! Yay! It was unlike any test I've ever...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
    I'm taking the NCSBN 8 week review. It's a combination of content, interactive quizzes, postests, and you will find a huge section of practice questions. The questions are tough! There is a 150...
    Sep 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Failed fundamentals HESI exam. Why?
    These HESI exams are a completely different animal. I failed my Fundamental's HESI also. After that I took my instructor's suggestion and purchased the HESI Comprehensive Review for the NCLEX_RN...
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  12. New back-to-school worry: Unvaccinated classmates
    3 of my 4 kids are fully vaccinated. I'm not concerned about them. However.... My youngest son (aged 23 now) had his first vaccines at 2 months no problem. The second set at 4 months he had a...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. Considering a non - accredited school
    I just graduated from Pensacola State. Have you considered them? Or West FL? I will say that at Pensacola Christian they do have a great student:clinical instructor ratio. Like 3:1. We were envious....
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Anyone else bad at math?
    I'm not good at math. I'm 52 and had been out of school for just a little while. :) I started at pre-algebra and worked my way up. I still suck at math. Math for nursing is not particularly...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Cruel Summer
    Prayers for peace and comfort for you and your family.......
    Aug 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. When the nurse becomes the patient
    Please consider hiring a Birth Doula........ if not financially possible you could contact Doula's of North America, or CAPPA or any other doula certifying organizations and find a doula who will...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Good iPhone app for meds?
    I'm still a student but use the Davis Drug Guide armynursey was talking about. I had free subscriptions to it and to Taber's and Davis' Diagnostic and Labs. When the subscription expired last...
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  18. Great websites to practice math questions!
    I use that one above and this one.... Welcome to Hansen Nursing
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. New Year, Norovirus, and Me
    Glad you're feeling better! I also had the post holiday weight loss reduction program right after Christmas along with my oldest daughter and DIL. Never knew 3 people could be so ill and still be...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Best shoe to wear in nursing school for clinical and after?
    I have plantar fasciitis in both feet. I vary my shoes between Alegria's, Nurse Mates, and Landau Comforts. We have to wear white. Different shoes for different feet. My suggestion is to just start...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. MICU nurse becomes Trauma Pt.
    So glad you are ok! How very scary for all of you! My 2 oldest live in Orlando and as I live near Pensacola I-10 is a freeway I must frequent. It's a horribly dangerous freeway. I was almost...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  22. Winter Break
    I plan on spending time with my older children who will be visiting from out of town, spending time with my grandchildren who live locally, and in general..... being a slug..... :whistling:
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. What classes are you taking in spring
    Mental Health 2 and clinical the first 8 weeks Adults III and clinical the second 8 weeks Then only preceptorship and I'm DONE!
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Final Semester - Not going well
    Yay! Glad things turned around and are going well! Good luck on your final! You got this! :)
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Training OB nurses for natural birth support
    I agree with finding a Certified Birth Doula to come in and give an inservice. I'm certified through DONA (Penny Simkin helped found this organization) and if you look on their front page there is a...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing

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