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  1. What is the problem with nursing school?
    Our school had a lot more in-depth patho versus superficial signs and symptoms. Like some others said we had to go to a cellular level for a lot of diseases.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. ATI RN comprehensive predictor
    Wow. You need to get an overall 95% on the test? Thats a pretty incredible score.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. How much do you work in nursing school?
    I ended up working second shift (3-11p) sat and sun every other weekend and one day during the week. 16 hours per week. Worked out very well for me as I got some decent paychecks and didn't work too...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. I'm about to graduate from nursing school!
    I'm about to wrap up a BSN on May 10th. I'm very excited! Of course, I now plan on taking the NCLEX within the next two months post-graduation. I'm looking for any kind of advice that anyone can...
    May 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Why do some choose to pursue BSN over ASN first?
    I am in my final semester of nursing school. I will be graduating in the spring with a BSN and it took me a total of 4 years. I did consider doing the ASN; however, based upon the waiting list at...
    Feb 1
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Is my nursing school too selective?
    At my university we started with approximately 80 students. I am in my final semester of my senior year and we are at about 65. Some decided it was not for them. Others got "held back" and quite a...
    Feb 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Too quiet to be a nurse?
    Your instructor was way out of line. As long as you are able to communicate effectively and appropriately with patients/staff nurses/other students, then there is no reason that she should be...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Nursing School Textbooks...
    My favorite websites are: Chegg.com Bookrenter.com Textbooks.com Amazon.com And sometimes I just use a good old ISBN in the google search bar. You will go through A LOT of textbooks, and...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. To continue on or not?
    Have you actually begun any nursing courses? It sounds to me like you might be in your per-requisites. I will admit that I have never failed a class; however, there are some other students in my...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. How much do you make as a tech?
    Community hospital system in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio. I started at $11.00 with my only other experience being a nursing student. I think the Cleveland Clinic pays their aids a few dollars...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  11. How to become a CNA while in Nursing School ADN / ASN / RN program in NEW YORK ?
    It depends on the policies at each institution in your area. If I were you, just apply! The worst they can do is say no. Some hospitals require some sort of "certification" (here in Ohio, its...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Can I still get into clinicals?
    Unfortunately, it may be too late at this point. At that point in time, you should have contacted the university and explained your situation. They may have given you an extension on the classes (by...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. What works better for you?
    What you should have done immediately after you failed that second exam is go to your instructor and ask for his/her advice. Simply ask her what you should focus on in your study. Hopefully, she will...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Which nursing program should I pick?
    I would stay away from Case. I go to Cleveland State University in Cleveland, Ohio. Its just down the road, 75% less expensive. Additionally, I have clinicals in the same hospitals that Case...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. nursing school
    For me, nursing school is A LOT harder than the pre-req classes such as anatomy and chemistry.
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Question about Nursing Programs & Etc!
    Remember that "colleges" generally only offer two year degrees. Universities offer four year degrees. 1. Become a CNA. It will give you good exposure, experience, and make you more comfortable...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. nursing math world problem (need help ASAP)
    153/2.2= 69.55 kg 69.55 x 0.17 = 11.82 units Now, here is where I run into a problem. Is she supposed to recieve these 11.82 units before each meal? Or is that supposed to be her total for the...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Anxiety in the Clinical Setting
    I also have to agree that it is frequently the healthcare professional (MD, RN, CNA) who becomes too comfortable are the ones who end up making little mistakes with huge consequences. For example,...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. PICO question help
    In adult patients with hypertension, is meditation effective, in comparison to antihypertnesive medication, in reducing elevated blood pressure?
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Nursing school interview
    They typically ask you about why you are interested in nursing, what do you think is going to be difficult/easy for you in nursing, what are some of the important things that nurses do? Now, most...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Nursing Bag
    If I were you, I would wait until I was actually accepted into the program before I spent money on supplies. (I don't want to put you down), but unfortunately there are a lot of people who have...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Anxiety in the Clinical Setting
    In response, I do feel some anxiety in the clinical setting as a student. No doubt is it stressful. And at every oppritunity I do everything I can to support my fellow classmates.
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Anxiety in the Clinical Setting
    I have encontered many posts on the pre-nursing student and general nursing student pages that include extreme anxiety over the fear of mutilating, killing, or causing harm to their patients. Many...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Anyone have a Brain for OB or L&D?
    Just started my OB and peds rotations too. This is a great resource to get familiar with assessment findings in the newborn: Photo Gallery - Newborn Nursery at LPCH - Stanford University School of...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Nursing Research Paper Topic
    I'm in my spring semester of my junior year in a BSN program. We are currently taking Nursing Research. We are required to write a 10 page evidence based practice research paper. We do not have to...
    Jan 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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