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  1. Confused about lisence requirements
    When applying for licensure in NJ you must submit a copy of your birth certificate to the BON with your application; immigration documentation will eventually be checked off as they manually process...
    May 28
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Nurse bag for clinicals
    Honestly there is no need to go crazy over what kind of bookbag to use for clinical. I used a JanSport bookbag throughout and found it to be more than enough for what I needed.
    Apr 20
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  3. can anyone explain me the rational
    This is one of those questions that you need to use something like the Kaplan decision tree to arrive at the correct answer. You can find the decision tree by a quick google image search. ...
    Apr 13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Commuters- study time saving tips?
    Well the only thing you can do safely in your car is to listen to voice recordings, whether that is you reading the textbook out loud or listening to your professor's lecture is up to you.
    Apr 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Help needed
    The Saunder's NCLEX-RN question bank is usually easier than Kaplan/Hurst most people score 80-90 in saunders and Kaplan/Hurst it's usually 65-75%, at least for my classmates including myself. As...
    Apr 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Review Course
    I had to do HESI Exit, our school required us to pass with 850 or above. We never had to do a exit exam for any class so many of us didn't know how to study but most of us passed with pretty high...
    Apr 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Review Course
    When choosing an NCLEX-RN review course it's important to think about your week areas and the strengths of each review course. You also need to take into account whether you are motivated enough to...
    Apr 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Not so sure about my first job offer
    I would not be comfortable as a new graduate starting work without a proper orientation. I would politely decline to job offer and continue looking.
    Apr 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Hurst Review vs. Kaplan
    The real question comes down to what do you feel you need. If you believe you are weak in content then I would take the Hurst Review. If you believe you are good with content but need test taking...
    Apr 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Anyone currently using NCSBN for their NCLEX RN review?
    I paid for the three week NCSBN Learning Extension and thought it was a waste of money. I used Saunder's/Hurst/Kaplan questions to study. I did anywhere from 50-150 questions a night for about two...
    Mar 14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Hurst content videos???
    I used Hurst as my primary review for the NCLEX, I found that my school did an excellent job preparing us for content so I found Hurst content to be easy and most of it I did know. What I did find...
    Mar 13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. I passed !!!
    Congratulations! I also took my NCLEX-RN on Friday but I am still waiting for the Quick Results to pop up :-[
    Mar 8
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Desperately need help coming up with a fetal diagnosis
    you may want your nursing diagnosis to be a little more specific try using "secondary to" risk for infection related to maternal urinary tract infect secondary to ruptured membranes as evidenced by...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. RN job after graduation
    Agree with the above, CCU experience would most definitely help. Also remember that a fair number of patients coming out of cath lab will be coming to you post procedure so it would be optimal to...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. NCLEX Registration help!
    The thing is when you go take your test and they ask for ID what is on the ID must perfectly match how you registered for the exam.
    Mar 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Desperately need help coming up with a fetal diagnosis
    Your professor may want you to think about things that could affect the baby in uteru by asking you to come up with a diagnosis like that. Remember that a nursing diagnosis is what you conclude...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Preparing for NCLEX
    Please understand that everyone is different and what will work for me may not work for you. With that being said I will tell you what I did. I graduated early January and took a live Hurst...
    Mar 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. NCLEX Registration help!
    So this is going to be the issue, your name must match across everything. So if the NJ BON has your full name as stated on your birth certificate but you register for NCLEX with your name as it...
    Mar 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Desperately need help coming up with a fetal diagnosis
    I agree with Klone, you mentioned some important health history that would definitely affect the baby in uteru, think back to how HPV and a UTI could possibly affect the growing baby. Also think...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Is there any up from rock bottom?
    I'll give you my story, it may not be the same but it was my own little version of rock bottom. I graduated high school in 2006 with high honors and a GPA in the top 10%, of course I was young...
    Feb 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. basic nursing vocabulary for assessment
    Not peripheral veins but rather jugular vein distention (JVD) it's a sign of fluid volume overload.
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Ethical Issues in the ICU
    I highly recommend you obtain journal articles from databases that are provided to you by your school; these articles will serve as the basis of your research and give credibility to your...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. can i drop bsn school and get aas for now
    Nursing classes usually do not transfer, let alone between a BSN/ADN program. I attended an associates/diploma program and we along with the other surrounding nursing schools did not accept...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. basic nursing vocabulary for assessment
    Memory: can be considered intact, forgetful, etc Swollen Glands: refers to swollen lymph nodes in the pre/post oricular, sub-mandibular and cervical chain area PERRLA: pupils equal, round, reactive...
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Hurst or Kaplan
    I do not think an NCLEX review will be much help if you haven't finished nursing school and learned the necessary material. If you are having trouble understanding certain material a review...
    Jan 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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