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  1. MI RN Licensure Question
    Thank you for the feedback!!! I greatly appreciate it!
    Jul 24
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  2. MI RN Licensure Question
    So I recently passed the MI state boards (yay!), I was curious of the process of obtaining a license or transferring a license to a different state. I know MI is not part of any compact states but...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  3. Help with evidence based nursing interventions?
    NANDA, NIC, NOC -- Lifesavers! As for databases, my favorite is CINAHL. I think almost every EBP paper I did during school, I found most of the articles on there.
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Summer job for nursing student
    Oh, and home-care is another option.
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Summer job for nursing student
    If you're looking for a CNA job, nursing homes are always hiring. Hospitals can be very difficult especially if it is in a small area. However, when looking for jobs at hospitals, they may identify...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Relating to Community Service Projects
    Relay for Life, Health Fairs (nursing students would do BP tests; nutrition students would do nutrition; etc.) Events that I have put on outside of nursing but still relatable was called cookies and...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Microbiology
    Have fun with quadrant streaks.. They were my absolute favorite part of micro! I think it is relatively easy to remember the names of the bacterium once you have become accustomed to the Latin.
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. nursing course failure--help!
    You have to wait an entire year and not a semester? If that is the case, then I am terribly sorry. At my school, they give you the chance to retake the semester the following semester if you fail. In...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. videos NG and foley(s) inserts, starting an IV...
    Do you have access to ATI? If so, there are skills modules about foley insertion and NG insertion. If not, go to your skills lab and have a lab tech assist you.
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. For peds nurses:
    Hey y'all! I am currently in a nursing program and researched a topic last semester regarding withdrawal assessment tools that can utilized for children > 4 months old. The hospital that posed the...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  11. A pre-nursing student having a tough time trying to get into a BSN program. HELP?!?!
    I think you stand a fair chance on getting into a program. I am not exactly sure what a TEAS test is, but you have improved greatly on your latest score. I was attending ASU and realized that my...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Will going to school for nursing fly by? Tips for nursing student
    It's not going by fast enough. I am graduating in May 2014 and it feels like an eternity. I have a mantra though, "just 3 more semesters, just 3 more semesters.." Granted, by time I do finish, I will...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. WORK,and Going to school for nursing??
    Like Racer stated, it depends on varying factors. I am currently completing my BSN at an university who's program takes 3-years to complete. However, there are some schools that have accelerated BSN...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Assistance w/Littmann stethoscope
    Hey y'all, I was curious if you can interchange the bell/diaphragms of the Littmann stethoscopes for a pediatric bell/diaphragm. I have a classic ii Littmann, and figured it would be cheaper if I...
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Any stethoscope recommendations???
    You have to be careful of the cardiology littmann's.. at least the single head stethoscopes.. our professors would not allow anyone to use these since it takes a certain amount of pressure to use the...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Need help - Pathophysiology of the affects of smoking
    Hello, So I am working on my first Initial Assessment for practicum.. I need to write about the patho of small cell lung carcinoma, acute renal failure, and diabetes mellitus. I am working on the...
    Feb 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Flex time VA nursing
    My clinical instructor told me that the VA in Mid-Michigan has both 8-hr shifts and 12-hr shifts. She said that she used to work 8-hrs but decided that working 12's would be more feasible; so now,...
    Feb 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. do your instructors do this?
    For the most part, my school is a mix of both. Our instructors lecture but we are expected to know and learn techniques and skills in the lab. For instance, two weeks ago we had gone over...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Foods with Dysphagia
    Thank you! That was really helpful and clear. I will probably stick with the ice cream idea but I will double check with his wife to make sure that is allowed. Would it be a violation of HIPPA if I...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Head-to-Toe Assessment
    Well, I have passed my head to toe. I was really nervous before doing it but once it started I calmed down. I only forgot a few things and made a feel silly mistakes. I confused left from right when...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Foods with Dysphagia
    Hello all, So I used to care for an elderly man with Parkinson's with whom I am still in contact with. His wife recently shared with me that he has been diagnosed with dysphagia and is on a diet...
    Feb 8, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Flex time VA nursing
    I start my clinicals at the VA this coming week, so I can let you know whether or not that is true of all VA's. Best of luck.
    Feb 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. How does one know if nursing is the right career?tips?
    To answer your question about whether or not assisting people with their personal needs, it does get easier. Every time I have to do peri-care or anything else invasive, I treat it as any other...
    Feb 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. To the nurses: clinical instructor who called me out
    I agree.. Go back and hold your head up high. You have to have confidence or your patient won't have confidence in you. I am all too familiar with that. When I worked as a CNA, I was the same way -...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Head-to-Toe Assessment
    I have my H2T assessment next week.. I am beyond nervous and hoping that I pass it. So any tips are greatly appreciated! I've been studying my butt off this past week and still keep forgetting stuff....
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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