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  1. Nursing Diagnosis in PRIORITY ORDER???
    HI CT Pixie, I just took an exam and the question asked for the Priority nursing diagnosis for a HIV pt. with oral candidias... A. Risk for infection B. Disturbed body image C. Risk for imbalanced...
    May 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Priority with Lumbar Puncture
    So, my classmate is correct with her b/p as the highest priority then? I was thinking about the puncture site as a choice but could not find a rationale from my text to back up the choice.
    Apr 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Priority with Lumbar Puncture
    A group of classmates and I are having a debate on what is the nursing assessment highest priority after a patient with bacterial meningitis having a lumbar puncture done. Assuming the CT scan...
    Apr 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    Thank you! I did. One of the outcomes was "patient will be on suicide observation q15 minutes, she will follow a no-suicide contract and identify at least two people they can contact that can...
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    THANKS ESME for your assistance! I got a 96% on my careplan. My teacher did not care much for the No Contract Suicide.
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Any nurses willing to answer a few questions?
    I LOVED YOUR COMMENT! Thank you so much for this! I always felt that I had to pick one or a few specialties to work in, because everybody always asked...what do you want to do as a nurse when you...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Group work mishap
    Group work is not fun! I will agree that they suck! But, the outcome of it is TEAMWORK...Can you work as a team and succeed? Communication, organization, leadership, seeing differences, etc... My...
    Nov 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    For my care-plan teaching...my teacher wants me to do Safety risk r/t depression aeb previous suicide attempts! Trying to find rationales for that seems difficult. I need 3 outcomes 3...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    Love your ideas Esme! I will focus more on my care-plan teaching tomorrow after my Ob exam! Today will be study day :) The nurses report (electronic) never stated why pt. had weakness in legs. My...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    She has weakness of legs. It's her 2nd husband (remarried) Pt. pleasant, good eye contact, good recalls of timeframes and events, affect bright and mood congruent. Went to both group activities,...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    It is due Friday morning! I try to be an overachiever student by doing things in advance, but it's the getting lost part that gets me finishing the assignment a little later. :banghead: I have...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    Also, I forgot to add...my teacher does NOT want anything dealing with Ineffective coping :(
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    Actually, I think I am more interested in KNOWLEDGE DEF. R/T STRESS MANAGEMENT! :) My teacher told me that there was more than risk for suicide/injury, but I could not put my finger to it.
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Mental Health Care Plan practice and Prioritizing
    Apologies in advance for the long novel but I wanted to give a brief & concise description of my patient. I just had my Mental Health Clinical and am practicing on writing a problems list with...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Grading scales and number of questions on your exams
    I've actually learned that my school started counting the absences and tardies because Financial Aid will not pay for students missing class, since the contract is for students to attend class and...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Rn Stressors
    In addition....what about the Instructors? All of my professors are RNs, MSNs, NPs, etc...Many students tend to forget that they can utilize what they have in front of them :)
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Grading scales and number of questions on your exams
    I'm in the ADN program. We need an 85% to stay in the program! Probably started off with 70 some students and by 3rd semester we were down to 40 students. We are still losing students this semester....
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. A quiz to help you choose your nursing specialty...
    Hmmm.....:down: Radiation Oncology26.55 Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation28 Dermatology28.42 Family Practice28.78 Neurology33.08 Nephrology34.09
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Get my foot in the door.....
    Thank you very much Kylee! That helps me! I live in New Berlin and I do not mind driving west to get a job if I don't find one in Milwaukee. I am quite stress free from work because I already know...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  20. Nursing Diagnosis in PRIORITY ORDER???
    Do I have to use numbers for weight loss? I have two Actual problems that have AEB weight loss 1. Altered nutrition less than body requirements R/T ineffective feeding pattern AEB failure to gain...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Nursing Diagnosis in PRIORITY ORDER???
    Ct Pixie and Esme, thank you! I did not understand the Risk for and AEB when I removed the temp > 100F. I swear, my brain hurt so much yesterday when I was trying to figure this out from 10am to...
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Nursing Diagnosis in PRIORITY ORDER???
    I had something typed up, but the wheel kept spinning as if my comment was being posted, so I have no idea if my post will even show up. Thank you Pixie! After emailing back and forth with my...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Get my foot in the door.....
    Hi all! I am very torn as to what to do, as I am an analyzer for every choice that I make. Currently in the ADN program, graduate Dec 2013. Already carry a Bachelor's degree in business....
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Wisconsin Nursing
  24. Nursing Diagnosis in PRIORITY ORDER???
    Thank you very much! Loved the help! My teacher has us use R/T and E/B together. Instructions on assignment: Nursing Diagnoses: develop 8 daignoses...Provide etiology (R/T) and evidence (E/B)...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Nursing Diagnosis in PRIORITY ORDER???
    Hi! This is my first time posting and having an actual nursing diagnoses assignment and I keep doubting my answers and just want to know if there is anything I should improve on. I have to do 4-5...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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