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  1. 40 years and over?!
    Just start taking classes. Start with one and see how you do and how many you can handle going forward. I went all year round and did a mix of online and traditional classes. The online classes offer...
    Jun 3
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring in office
    I've just used one as a patient and no it was covered by my employer's insurance, but don't know it they typically are. I used it several years ago when I was pregnant to insure my pump's basal...
    May 31
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  3. Is it legal to give a friend insulin before meals?
    He should be giving his own injections and managing his own care. I'm guessing the mom is just reassured that you'll be there for backup in case he needs help. Talk specifics with her. It's...
    May 13
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  4. Hypoglycemia
    Steve- I apologize for taking a while to reply. It's not worth switching meters if the patient has to pay more to use the meter that's compatible with the pump. The truth is, syncing the meter and...
    May 12
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  5. Help!
    Heather gave good advice. You are smart to take your prereqs at the community college where classes are less expensive. Research which classes you need to apply to the community college and the BSN...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Starting Insulin Pump
    That's a great point delphine22. The best carb counting resource is the Calorie King Guide to Calories, Fat and Carbohydrates. There is a book you can find at Walmart or most bookstores for less than...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  7. Hypoglycemia
    SteveDE makes a great point about meter accuracy. The current meter accuracy standard is: "FDA’s standard for glucose meters is the International Organization for Standardization (ISO)...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  8. Acceptance Letters
    Were you told you were on the waitlist? Meet or at least have a phone interview with an academic advisor there and learn about their schedule and when waitlisted people are contactacted. Also...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Hypoglycemia
    I think this is on the edge of possibility. Back when I had hypoglycemia unwareness, I could have extreme lows and still function. The current meters just read Low below 20 now (I think), but they...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  10. Considering a move to CA
    Since the house in CA is available anytime you want it, make sure your husband has a job and you are accepted into nursing school before you make the move. If it's meant to be, you will both find...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Pre-Nursing to BSN Acceptance rates Bethel Nursing School
    Like RunBaby said, you need to call the school you're interested in and get information. Every school has a minimum GPA but that doesn't really matter as much as what the school tells you about...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Please help with general school question
    Before applying to a program you should ask what their NCLEX pass rate is. It should be at least 95% or higher because that shows they are training nurses capable of passing the national...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. For giggles 2.7 GPA
    You have to post all of the classes you've taken at every college you've attended.
    Feb 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. wait list
    Do you know why you were on the waitlist? If it's because you had prerequisites in progress, then make sure to notify the school of your final grades. If you aren't sure then make an appointment...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Help!
    In my area the masters programs require you to have a current nursing license to apply. I think you'd have a hard time find a job with and MSN but no nursing experience.
    Feb 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Nursing newbie with some questions!
    While CNA training is helpful, it now requires a lot of schooling to get the certification and then you're in a fairly low paid job. For current CNAs it's smart to take the certification they have...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Getting into Nursing School
    There are. My ABSN program only looked at the last 60 hours completed, so that took my cumulative GPA from a 3.0 to a 4.0! Like others have said, get As in your prereqs. Not only improves your...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Intro to Chemistry Help
    Ask your teacher if you can talk with her about the issue. It will help you understand the tests better and also help her know that you really are trying to do well. Ask your teacher if there are...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Attempting to become an RN
    I'd love to know where these better paid jobs are. You might luck into a better paid job somewhere or have an extraordinary skill set that allows you to be promoted in a different industry. But...
    Feb 18
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. how to I become a RN Nurse
    You seem cool Kode and you've gotten good advice. My cousin became a nurse years ago and worked in the emergency room. He now oversees the nurses who work on the emergency medical helicopters at...
    Feb 14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Starting Insulin Pump
    Insulin pumps are great for type 1s but can also be beneficial for type 2s. Some medical professionals have the mistaken idea that you should get in good control to be allowed to get a pump, but most...
    Feb 12
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  22. mismanagement of diabetes in hospital
    What you observed wiley is a common occurence that threatens the health of many diabetics and even kills some while they are in the hospital. The lack of knowledge many healthcare workers have...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  23. Getting into a nursing program? Please Help!
    You might be a better applicant than you think, at least GPA wise. I am a little concerned that you seem to have a lot of excuses for why you can't meet the other requirements. That's great that...
    Feb 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. High School Classes That I Should Take
    AP Biology and AP Statistics may help you test out of college classes or will at least help you be more familiar with these classes when you have to take them as prequisites for nursing school. ...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Nervous wreck about my interview
    They wouldn't ask you for an interview if they didn't think you were a viable candidate. So don't worry about having a lower GPA or anything else that you see as a detriment, focus on the things...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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