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  1. Designated "muscle" on clinicals
    It never really bugged me during clinicals or during work; however, I always make sure whoever I am helping is there with me to help because simply, it's her patient, not mine. We guys are there to...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  2. Confused on when to apply?? Cal States
    Each school, community college, cal-state, or university/private have their own requirements to qualify for the program. Either go to the website and find out about it, or talk with the NURSING...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. Male student enters OB room. What do you think?
    As many have said, your story is missing a lot of info. The fact that you are not willing to share the whole story makes me less likely to sympathize with/for you. During my maternity rotation, I...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  4. How old are you?
    25. A quarter of a century *sigh*...haha jk :P I wish I was more physically fit. It's hard to keep up when I have so much free time now that school is over (ironic eh? lol). Food is always...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  5. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    You could start in the spring (Feb) or fall (Aug/Sept) just as if you were starting regular classes. It just depends when they accept you. As far as I know, date you apply doesn't affect when you get...
    Apr 17
    Forum: California Nursing
  6. Man = muscle, being taken advantage of
    I must have hit a nerve with "busy" comment which I'll remove and replace it with the "sitting in the nursing station on the phone or socially talking to others". That's really the definition of busy...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  7. Man = muscle, being taken advantage of
    I'm lift tech and it is my job to help turn, transport, and discharge patients, big or small. As some have said, regardless if it's my job description to do so or not, I do not mind at all to help...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  8. Can I accomplish becoming an RN at 26?
    Off topic, I love the Hunger Games reference haha. 26 is perfect age to start nursing! Most of my graduation class of about 58 or so were age 28+ or so. There were about 10 or less than were under...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  9. Just got the acceptance letter
    Good luck to both of you and congrats! Tips? Study hard and allow plenty of overtime to study, make time for yourself AND your family and pets if you have. I'd advise you to not work, or at least...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    Nope. Hey all, hope you that are about to start this fall and those that are currently in the program are getting through it. Just recently passed my boards, but if any of you have questions about...
    Apr 10
    Forum: California Nursing
  11. Best White Mens Shoes?
    My program wasn't all crazy about showing logos, as long as it wasn't very visible (basically if it wasn't white or white-ish grey). I highly recommend K-Swiss shoes. No specific type, but definitely...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. Age
    Age
    My male cohort of about 15ish had mostly guys age 30 to 40. We didn't have any guys past 40. We had 1 or 2 ladies over 40.
    Apr 7
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  13. What to expect now...
    It pretty comes down to yourself. I had a few classmates that never had to touch the book (aside from references, careplans and such) and got straight A's. Some, like myself, have to bury ourselves...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Where is everyone from in the world?
    Born in Southern California, still in SoCal. SoCal all the way!
    Apr 5
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. Passed NCLEX first try! But at an odd number, 94 questions
    Been browsing these forums and for the most part, I see people passing NCLEX at numbers than end in "0" or "5". Just thought that it was odd that my test shut off at after my 94th question (or would...
    Apr 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. New grad with a few resume questions and my resume anyway
    Thank you very much! You answered most, if not all of my questions! I'll get to it right away. I would appreciate any other input anyone else has to offer and thanks again/in advance! So glad I...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  17. Working and Nursing School
    I started off working 2, 8-hour graveyard shifts (11:30pm to 8am) Friday and Saturday night as a lift technician for rehab services. We eventually switched to 12-hours and I ended up working one 12...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. New grad with a few resume questions and my resume anyway
    Been browsing through some of the new grad resumes here and I had a few questions: -Is a cover letter required even though I'm employed at the hospital I'm hoping to work at? -this would probably...
    Jan 11
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  19. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    Unless you were told specifically by a professor or someone in the nursing department, it'll be true.
    May 31, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  20. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    There will ALWAYS be weekend clinicals to accommodate the students that cannot have weekday clinicals.
    May 31, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  21. urgent need some out there to take care of tis question
    I doubt I'm not the only one that doesn't want a nurse that won't provide supportive teamwork :no: and just "figure it out on your own." You did however, provide the formula, but instead of just...
    May 18, '14
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    Don't forget to make the FB group private. Also, don't forget to let everyone at the orientation know about the facebook group. As answered a bit earlier, if you are an alternate for Fall, but...
    May 17, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  23. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    I was a member for Caduceus in the past, but didn't care much for it tbh. And yes, you have to be a current nursing student in order to be in CNSA
    May 16, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    Congrats to those that will start in fall as well to alternates (because that means for sure you are in the program). Heads up, but look into joining CNSA (California Nursing Student Association)....
    May 15, '14
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. Mt. SAC (Mt. San Antonio College) 2014 apps are reopened!
    I don't know much about the international books. I DO know that I've used those for regular GE classes (such as biology and physiology) because they were cheaper and from what I can remember, they...
    May 15, '14
    Forum: California Nursing


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