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  1. An Overview Of Nursing Compact Licenses
    Awesome info. I'm married to an active duty soldier and we are residents of a compact state and live in another where I am going to school. Should I license with my home of record or where I'm going...
    Mar 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Dealing with Anxiety
    Zoloft, xanax (sparingly), CBT and letting a few trusted classmates know what was going on so they could watch out for me and be my voice of reason
    Dec 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Hazing in school
    Nope, not KSU :-) and for a fundies Sim lab it was skills we hadn't covered. I get the pushing and putting students under stress. I own the fact that I got flustered and shut down. I also understand...
    Dec 11, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Hazing in school
    Yes, I learned that when I call a provider I'm to manipulate them into giving me the orders I want. However, I don't feel taking joy in furthering the frustration of a student is good educational...
    Dec 11, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Hazing in school
    So today was my lab final and to say it was a disaster would be kind. Evidently I had a target on my and my prof even said " I was ornery today and the more frustrated you got the more I wanted to...
    Dec 11, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Career Switchers
    I was an elementary school teacher for 9 years. At one point I was halfway to a masters in English as a second language instruction.
    Jul 29, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. How can I know if I have a good chance in getting in Nursing School?
    I know at my school you needed a 3.7 at least to make the cut. Ours was a point system too. 10*prereq GPA +2 bonus points if you have a degree for a max of 42 points. They tally everyone's points and...
    Jul 18, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. what did you have a previous degree in before you went into nursing?
    I have a be in elementary ed, and half a masters in English as a second language instruction. I taught for 9 years and knew the entire time it was not for me. I am a can while in school and even on...
    Jul 6, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Teaching vs nursing?
    I could have written your post. God willing I will start nursing school in the fall after teaching for 9 years and staying home for 6. I just couldn't continue in the classroom. I work as a can now...
    Jun 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. What's harder, nursing school or the education program to be a teacher?
    I thought my end classes were easy. Lots of busy work but easy.
    Jun 22, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Taking NCLEX in different state?
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Taking NCLEX in different state?
    I have a similar question. I will sit for the exam in co but am a legal resident of NC. Which state should I do? We are military.
    Jun 8, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Color coded uniform vent
    We are given an annual gift for uniforms that can only be used with a terrible vendor. We can also use the one shop in town allowed to embroider our logo but you must buy the scrubs there. In the...
    May 19, '14
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. Question about becoming a nurse
    That is what I figured. We have a list of 4 possible places and Germany is not high on my list because it sets back my school timeline.
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Question about becoming a nurse
    I'm not sure where this should be posted so please move it if needed. My husband is in the army and we could possibly move to Germany this spring. I have finished my pre reqs for nursing school...
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. A&P with Chemistry
    I took Chem and A&P1 together. Chem was a retake for me as my original Chem expired. (My nursing program wants all sciences w/in the last 5 years). That said, it was a crazy semester as I was also...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Tired of kids coming to the nurse...
    I taught for 9 years and when my little darlings would tell me their tummy hurt I would tell them to go use the restroom and don't come back until they pooped or puked. They would be horrified when...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  18. Can you go into the Air Force, Army or Navy Reserves as an OB nurse
    I can't speak to anything other than, you can not join the military and expect to never deploy. That is unrealistic. Lot's of soldier deploy and leave children, stepchildren and grandchildren at...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  19. Anyone else think HIPAA rules are getting out of hand?
    I don't know, I would not be happy if my children's medical information, including medications, was shared with family members, including grandparents, without my specific permission. You never know...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  20. How did/do you pay for nursing school?
    My awesome hubby is transferring his post 9-11 GI Bill to me for nursing school.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. CNMs in the US Air Force?
    My last baby was delivered at Langley AFB by a wonderful CNM.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  22. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    Good golly get yourself to a good sew shop, it can be off base and order yourself name tapes, and US Army tapes. You will also need a VELCRO flag, unit patch and rank. You know your patrol cap...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  23. A&P what do we really need?
    I loved my coloring book. The biggest thing that ended up helping me was learning all those dang prefixes and suffixes that were printed in the covers of our books (Seeley's)
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Fall 2012 Microbiology Students -- STAND UP!
    That is what we are using. My class went live on Monday I hope to have my book by Friday so I can finish my homework due the 27th at midnight. I'm taking the lecture online and I dont' need the...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. What prereq classes are you taking this fall?  How many to go?
    Hopefully this is my last semester and I can get into the 1 year program that starts in June of 13. I'm taking General Biology (retake as my first go around has expired), Micro and Gerentology.
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student

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