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  1. Finally!
    Finally after graduating in may, passing my nclex in june, working in 2 nursing homes(kinda miserable)... I got accepted into the nurse residency program in one of the bigger hospitals in my state! ...
    Oct 27
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. First Job as new grad.
    Long story short: I graduated as a RN in May 2014, Passed my NCLEX June 2014, and then landed my first job in a long term care facility in July 2014. I've been reading forms, and googling tips but...
    Jul 18
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  3. should I move my test date up?
    I would move it up. My qbanks were in the low 60's and i passed on friday!
    Jun 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. 265
    265
    I have been on AN for awhile now, and just wanted to announce that on Friday the 13th I took my NCLEX and got 265 questions. I really never thought it was going to end, and got angrier which each...
    Jun 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Not to beat a dead horse... But KAPLAN?
    Thank you everyone. I've decided just for my own confidence I am going to take the class. I think in the long run it will help me feel more comfortable going into the NCLEX.
    Mar 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Not to beat a dead horse... But KAPLAN?
    I am having a really hard time deciding if I should invest in taking the KAPLAN Class before I take my NCLEX... which I am hoping to take in June. It's just a lot of money, but If I am being honest I...
    Mar 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. What is in your clinical bag?
    I have a binder with my printed off paperwork I have to complete. My nursing care plan book, drug book and lab book. Sometimes my med surg book if the clinical instructor says we will have down...
    Jan 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What was your hardest class and how did you study for it?
    ^^^sorry for the typo's Im on my tablet[: lol
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What was your hardest class and how did you study for it?
    1st Semester: Med Surg 1- I had taken pharm and fundamentals, but didn't really have to study for those. Once I got to med surg was when I started refining my study skills. I used note cards and...
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What was/are the 3 things that got/get you through nursing school?
    1) Note cards and highlighters 2) My recorder 3) my best friend/study buddy.
    Jan 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. How was your peds class (theory portion)?
    my was ridiculously difficult also with tons of information and a very short amount of time. I took my final today and went in with a 79% needing a 78% to pass. This is the first class I have been on...
    Dec 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Role Transition
    Role Transition is the one class I haven;t heard much if anything about? So I'm just curious what to expect... I'm getting excited to head back for my 2nd year, even though I know all of the work...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. I did it!
    I completed my first year of nursing school! I received a 95% on my medsurg final and a 96% on our simulation final today! I have to come here to talk about how proud I am of myself because besides...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I know you should focus on yourself but..
    Two of my good "friends" from nursing school found out they are not going to pass med surg 2. I know my education is most important. But i cannot help but feel sad about it. Fellow students become...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. 1st clinical experience, is this normal?
    This is how my whole clinical experience at the nursing home for my 1st semester of nursing school was. My CNA clinical were at the same place and I had a totally different experience, the staff gave...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What's on Clinical Checklist?
    The only thing that I ever HAD to complete during clinical was a complete physical assessment of my pt. and my clinical paper work. Other wise my instructor would tell me things she would want me to...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Grades
    There is only one student (my best friend) that I share my excate grade with, because people tend to get irritated with you if you do better then them. Last semester I had med surg 1 and most of the...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Postpartum Case Study Help
    oh my goodness thank you! Totally didn't think of that aspect. I have a hard time with the case studies because I am not there were my patient and have to go off the information they give me!
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Postpartum Case Study Help
    Ok- I have this case study and I have all of te answers but there is one section that I am un-sure if I am goin in the right direction. Any feedback would be great, I've read the book and googled it...
    Feb 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Starting 2nd semester in 10 days any tips about PEDS/OB
    Thank you everyone! Im looking forward to the experience, just stepping out of my comfy level is nerve wracking! lol
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Required to keep books?
    We were told that it is "highly recommended" to keep all of our books, and a few are required for us to keep.
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Anyone else's school unorganized?
    Just wondering if I'm the only one? It was bad my first semester, to the point where is would cut into lab practice time because they didn't have the assignments prepared, or all the professors...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. How about some positive nursing school/job stories for us newbies?
    Clinicals;; It will melt your heart the first time that little old lady tells you that you're her favorite student nurse she's had. Then every week your there she finds you just to talk. I think as...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Starting 2nd semester in 10 days any tips about PEDS/OB
    I will be starting my 2nd semester in about 10 days, so im starting to get the pre-semester jitters. Just wondering if anyone out there has any tips,heads up or stories you wanna share for PEDs/OB?...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. What was the hardest course youve taken?
    Med Surg 1- I ended up with an A-. and the only way I did that was hours and hours of studying, I did prep sheets, printed powerpoints, highlight important things in the book, recorded lectures and...
    Dec 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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