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  1. Passing cut offs
    80 for my class. 82 for the classes after mine. No rounding..got a 79.9999999 it was still a fail.
    9:09 am
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Bridgeport hospital school of nursing fall 2015
    "Someone" is misinformed. Lets just say *I* know first hand that they do.
    May 2
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  3. Black Humour
    And I doubt that my guy is either of two mentioned..but I have a very close friend who lost an eye in 5th grade due to a stupid accident during school. The other boy who was of the 'accident' was his...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  4. Seriously considering getting into nursing. Anything I should know beforehand?
    You asked what you should keep in mind...here are several things: There is NO nursing shortage...I repeat..there is NO nursing shortage. Especially in CT. Jobs are hard to come by..especially...
    Apr 30
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  5. Seriously considering getting into nursing. Anything I should know beforehand?
    Gateway is a community college in Connecticut.
    Apr 30
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  6. Liability insurance for nurses
    Just got my renewal bill...$109..NSO. I've had them since I was an LPN student.
    Apr 30
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Esme Needs Your Prayers
    Continued thoughts and prayers for our dear Esme. Come on lady..you have the entire AN community rooting for you and sending out positive thought and vibes and many prayers..come back 'home' soon!...
    Apr 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. ER New Grad RN - Previously Paramedic
    In the hospitals around my area, being an EMT-B, I or EMT-Paramedic would sure put you more to the top of the list of new grads who are applying to the position if they are willing to hire a new grad...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. "Bless Your Heart"
    My southern family and friends also say 'bless your heart' or 'bless his/her heart' is nothing more than code for...he/she/you are an idiot. Now 'have a blessed day' when said in real life doesn't...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. How Long for CT License?
    CT BON is pretty good at answering the phones. On the few occasions Ive called, I alway got a human and they were really helpful.
    Apr 26
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  11. How far do you drive to work?
    I have two jobs. They are 12 and 14 miles from my home. The 14 mile job is mostly highway driving and takes me around 20 minute to get there. I work nights and go in the opposite direction of the...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. NCLEX Before Graduation
    I'm not sure if your school will send the necessary paperwork to the BON before your official graduation. The way my classes and required things were structured for my LPN schooling, I was...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. NCLEX Before Graduation
    You can't get your ATT until you've met all the requirements of your particular school and that school has sent the paperwork to your State BON. If those 12 precepting shifts are a requirement of...
    Apr 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Confused. CNA VS. Nurse Technician, what are the differences?
    In Connecticut MA's are generally only found in out patient clinics, doctors offices etc. They aren't seen nor used in actute care hospitals nor in long/short term or rehab. CNAs are found in the...
    Apr 19
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. Post your graduation countdown :)
    377 days, give or take :) RN to BSN grad date May 2016. Congrats to the upcoming graduates. I remember the countdown fondly...I remember counting down the days, paper, tests etc for my LPN...
    Apr 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. My admission essay *feedback appreciated*
    Like the other poster said, its difficult to read due to the formatting. Quick question, I noticed a lot of words were together with no spaces between them...likethis. Is it just how it formatted...
    Apr 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. Confused. CNA VS. Nurse Technician, what are the differences?
    neither a CNA nor a tech tend to work in places that are 'moderatly paced'. They do, however, often have set hours. But those hours would be the shift they work such as 7a-3p, 3p-11p or 11p-7am ...
    Apr 18
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. intermediate algebra and chem?
    In both colleges I took classes at (community college for pre-reqs and my LPN to RN college) Algebra was a pre-req for Chem. I wasn't able to do both at the same time. I found that after doing the...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Search, What's New, Mark Read, and Get Daily Moved
    Same thing happened to me TheCommuter. I even sent a message to the help desk. Finally I did a 'search' on the words 'whats new' and saw Joe's post from yesterday. I didn't see it yesterday...why you...
    Apr 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Quick Results on a Saturday
    They can say it takes business days all they want. I am positive they are available on weekends and holidays as I said. Take a look thru the NCLEX forum, you will see literally hundreds of people...
    Apr 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Quick Results on a Saturday
    PS Are you sure your State participates with quick results? If it doesn't you will never see that the results are available.
    Apr 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Quick Results on a Saturday
    Yes, quick results are available on weekends as well as holidays. As I posted in your other nclex post, I got my NCLEX-PN and NCLEX-RN on Saturday and Sunday. I have friends who got their results...
    Apr 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Results on Hold
    Yes, Saturdays & Sundays as well as holidays you can access your QuickResults if your State participates. I got my NCLEX-PN quick results on a Sunday and my NCLEX-RN on a Saturday. I have friend...
    Apr 18
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Is this normal? Am I over reacting or just new with nerves? New HHA on Hospice case
    According to the NIH, petroleum-based products such as vasoline, chaptstick etc should not be used when on oxygen. As for the temp in the room, it has no bearing on oxygen. Oxygen safety:...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. 500 cc of Vanco/Ns over 2 hours via pump via picc line
    I run Vanco routinely and daily on a lot of my patient. 2 hrs is about right. I'm not understanding the concern that you and the 3 other nurses had. Is it the amount running, that its going...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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