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  1. Moving from California.. help!
    This would be a good place to start: VA Board of Nursing
    Jul 5
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  2. Precepting Questions
    Eh, I don't think you made a poor choice. Everything you learned in school will help you pass that NCLEX, not a preceptorship. All that knowledge won't be lost if you decide to choose a specialty. ...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Capstone Project Nursing Diagnosis
    Could you possibly use "Knowledge Deficit" as your diagnosis? I am unfamiliar with the time-out protocol, but I gather from your post that your problem relates to some kind of knowledge deficit...
    Feb 16
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Cardiac Question Help
    Awesome analogy - this totally makes sense to me!
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Cardiac Question Help
    I would worry about fluid loss.
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. I really need help !!
    I found this book helpful when I started my program. Davis's Test Success
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Practice exams for med calculations
    I use this site frequently to practice. Dosage Help
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. Pulse heard over RUQ & LUQ?
    Hey, it's not a total loss. I learned quite a bit from the OP's thread! :)
    Feb 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Pulse heard over RUQ & LUQ?
    That was originally my intention. Boy did I muck that up... :sniff:
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Pulse heard over RUQ & LUQ?
    Wow, my bad everyone. I realize that DA is not an "official" abbreviation and I would/will never use it to document. I'm sorry :( Since the original poster hasn't returned yet... Would an...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Pulse heard over RUQ & LUQ?
    Ha! Yes, I meant descending aorta. I was purposefully vague in order to let the original poster attempt to figure it out. I didn't want to spoil the thread. :(
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Pulse heard over RUQ & LUQ?
    Wait, what were you thinking? I thought DA. I mean, sometimes after I eat I can watch my abdomen pulsate. I always assumed it was my DA. Why are we rushing to ct? Should I be worried? :laugh:
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Fluid & Electrolytes exam today, I have a few questions
    Yea, I totally read that question as 'day' instead of 'week'. Whoops!
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Fluid/Electrolytes-Helpful Study Materials
    mzrainydayz, what book did you use to review? The Hurst review that was posted at the top?
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Fluid/Electrolytes-Helpful Study Materials
    Alright, I understand the osmosis portion of that. My original reply should have said (hypervolemia) instead of (hypovolemia). Anyway, my take away from that is water will move to dilute the...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Fluid & Electrolytes exam today, I have a few questions
    I'll preface my response by saying I'm still studying for my F/E exam. :P I was thinking the dairy/calcium restriction option. Question says the patient is "at risk", so diet modification...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Fluid/Electrolytes-Helpful Study Materials
    Esme, thank you for your very informative post. I am stuck on one thing regarding hypo/hypernatremia. You mentioned that a patient with edema may experience hypernatremia, but you also mentioned...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Fluid/Electrolytes-Helpful Study Materials
    Wow, thanks for posting that resource! Just skimmed through it, but from what I saw I really like the way it's laid out. S/S alongside an explanation or a "why" seems to help my information...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Study tips for exams? NEED HELP ASAP!!!
    In my experience, what is covered in lecture is typically a general overview for what will be on the test. But, you can use that information to devise a study plan. You might find it helpful to...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Fluid/Electrolytes-Helpful Study Materials
    I have a fluid/electrolytes test coming up and I was hoping that some of you out there might have some helpful materials to augment my, somewhat dry, text. I feel pretty confident with values, but...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. PITOCIN HELP!!!
    I use the formula method, so I can't comment on your analysis of the problem, but this is how I solved it... The order is for 16mu/min. You are given 10 units in 500mL. First thing I did was...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Doing a project- I need you! Please read!!
    ADN - 32 - 3.9
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. So Happy
    That's an impressive accomplishment, good for you - congratulations! :up:
    May 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. why do good students get beaten down in nursing school
    When you stop worrying about what other people say/think.
    May 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. School advice for teenage daughter?
    The ECPI program is extremely overpriced. In addition to the outrageous cost of earning a degree, it does not appear to be accredited through NLNAC. This means that any credits that are earned...
    May 1, '13
    Forum: Virginia Nursing


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