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  1. Effective Learning
    Great article, thanks!
    Sep 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Mom & Nursing Student
    So great!!
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. To all the parents, yes YOU can do it!
    This is super encouraging! Thanks!
    Aug 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Case Study #2
    Interesting! So a TIA is not serious enough to warrant a dosage of tPA, correct? The patient would be given something else like an anticoagulant? I really need to review this stuff bc I'm already...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Prioritizing Nursing Diagnosis
    I love these questions!
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Case Study #2
    Answers! Answers! Also, if her BP is high and we are worried about a second stroke, is there a drug protocol to try to bring the BP down asap? I'm asking as a SN (student nurse).
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Is Pregnancy During Nursing School Doable?
    We did it. I'm due in August (we get summer breaks) and I start back in September. I'm in a full time BSN program with very little leniency as far as making up clinical hours, etc. I've had a normal...
    Jun 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Tips for Nursing Students also working full time jobs (40hrs/week)
    There is a guy in my FT program that works Friday, Saturday, Sunday in order to get his 40 hours in every week. Granted he doesn't have children (just a wife) but he has still managed to never miss a...
    Dec 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Organizing for nursing school
    I'd definitely get everything organized while you can... think your study area, common living areas, etc. I also stock up the pantry, school supplies, coffee (LOL), etc.
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What do you so to relax from nursing school?
    Anything and everything I can think of! Yoga, run, meditation, bubble bath, bottles of wine, CrossFit, etc. It all really depends on what there is time for.
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Advice to Nursing Students in Peds Rotation
    Thanks for the tips and advice! I begin my peds rotation in 3 weeks and am truly looking forward to it. I love kids and have a little experience volunteering on a peds floor. I think you provided...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Pregnant while in nursing school?
    I'm interested to hear more responses; I have a friend that got pregnant during her program. Her pregnancy went well enough with the typical morning sickness during the first trimester and she was...
    Aug 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Do you study over summer break?
    I just finished my first year of a three year program and have a nice three month break. After four weeks of relaxing and taking it easy, I'm getting anxious to start again and feel like I should be...
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Keeping your head in the books - what do you do when your brain isn't in it?
    If I really can't study, I stop and go running. This really helps with stress and clearing my mind. I can usually get some good studying done after this bc I feel more focused. Maybe something like...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Accepted! Now what to do?
    If you can stand it, wait as long as possible to begin reading. There will be so much allll year and by the end, most of my peers and I were simply burnt out from SO much reading and studying. I...
    Jul 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Dear Nurse...
    If it makes you feel better, not all nurses are like this! My first semester, the nurses didn't really care too much about us (as described above) but my last semester at a different...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. How do you organize your work day?
    Hello Med Surg RNs! I am a nursing student beginning her first (of 2) quarters on a med surg floor in a local hospital. Our instructors have been highlighting the importance of organizing your day...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. T- minus 2 weeks and 2 days.....
    I was so excited and couldn't relax before school started. Now after my first quarter, I'm excited to return to clinicals but having no trouble relaxing and thinking of everything BUT school! Advice:...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Weight gain?
    I'm definitely a stress eater. And of course, I can't focus on my readings or studying when my stomach is grumbling. I think the eating part will be tough to get rid of but eating healthier foods...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Calm my nerves?
    Make time to workout, even just 30 mins. I drink chamomile every night and take a hot bath on very stressful days. Vent your stress and then attack what's stressing you if you can (major exam coming...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Help with NANDA diagnosis
    Sorry, Esme, I was trying to be different! ;) My patient complains of acute pain in her abdomen and acute pain whenever she moves her ab muscles (turning, sitting up, etc.) She needs assistant...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Help with NANDA diagnosis
    I have a patient who came in a few weeks post op a cervical cancer surgery. The abd incision has discharge and is painful for the patient. The wound is also positive for MRSA. I am not sure what to...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Reliable nursing skills video?
    Head To Toe Nursing Assessment - YouTube I like this one too for basic assessments!
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Any CSUB Fall 2012 Hopefuls?
    the best person to ask is someone in CSUB's advising department or ask at a info meeting good luck!
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. Last Free Weekend
    Now that my house is as in order as it will be, I'm spending my last few days before orientation being a total lazy bum. My orientation is Friday and that's when all the fun begins so until then, I'm...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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