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  1. How do you all like to start your shifts?
    I work ICU days with shift starting at 0630. Get bedside report and take that time to do a visual assessment, ABCs and safety check as well as turn my patient while I have the extra set of hands. We...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Anything else I can do to increase my chances for admission?
    Hi all. I plan on applying to CRNA schools towards the end of this year and in the meantime, I'm trying to be as competitive as possible (I just turned 23). I started working right after graduation...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  3. I passed!
    90 questions. -LOTS of pharmacology -2-3 peds questions, 1-2 OB/GYN questions -1 drug calculation -countless 'select all that apply' My license number came up the day after I took the exam!
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. What have you found in your pockets at the end of your shift?
    -Lancets -Pens and highlighters -a flush here and there -alcohol wipes -report -crackers
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Is it advisable to live in the dorms during nursing school?
    I lived in the dorms my freshman year, and if it was too lod to study in my room, there was a lounge that was quiet and a library close by. You meet so many people, and one of my best friends in...
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. How old were you when you finished nursing school?
    I will be 22 when i graduate with my BSN next year.
    Apr 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How many semesters of nursing classes do you have?
    We have 6 (16 week) semesters. Currently almost finished with my 4th, yippee!:yeah:
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Am I obligated to tell them of my other job?
    I have never thought of myself as being greedy or selfish. The area I am from doesn't seem to have the lack of nursing jobs that other parts of the country have-at least last of INTERN jobs. In my...
    Feb 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Am I obligated to tell them of my other job?
    I can appreciate that; however, the first one is on a med-surg unit, and the other is on an ICU floor.
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Am I obligated to tell them of my other job?
    Hi all, I am a junior BSN nursing student. I was recently accepted to a summer nurse externship at a hospital close to home. It offers me 1:1 preceptor time at least 40 hours every two weeks. I...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I'm having a 'me' day.
    Wake up when my body wants to (not by my annoying cell alarm) If it's nice out, take a walk Go grocery shopping Bake something yummy to go with dinner Shower and put on my comfiest PJs
    Jan 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Has anyone been put on probation for clinicals?  I just did!!!
    Seas, I have to disagree with your post, although, maybe your nursing school is different. My nursing school gives students more opportunities to succeed. When we pick out our patients the night...
    Dec 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Dansko "dress code" at your place of work
    Thanks for all the replies, I appreciate all the input.
    Dec 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Dansko "dress code" at your place of work
    I am entering my last year of nursing school and am wanting to purchase a pair of Danskos-heard a lot of good things about them. We will have two 12-hour clinicals a week so I'm trying to prepare....
    Dec 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. REALLY, really silly question
    In our nursing BSN program, we do not. I am a junior now and doing clinicals, and some of the nurses DO let you practice starting an IV on them, but not on each other. There are reasons for that, one...
    Oct 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What does your uniform look like?
    We have all BRIGHT red landau tops and bottoms! The fit isn't bad at all (I got the elastic waistband because the tie ones just fit awkward) but you sure do get noticed!
    Aug 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Anyone regret ever having stepped foot in nursing school?
    I am sorry that so many people have had bad experiences with their schools! I absolutely love my school, and most of my classmates. There are 59 of us, and while everyone has their differences and...
    Jul 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Are A's really not practical in nursing school?
    I am wondering the same thing! I am about to enter my second year of nursing school, and have earned all A's so far. Junior year is supposed to me the most challenging, and I want to maintain my GPA....
    Jul 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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