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  1. Reusing Needles
    I am a diabetic too and I never reused my needles. I honestly never thought you could. When I was in school they beat the whole keeping needles sterile into our heads I guess it just translated...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Reusing Needles
    There is a reason I am asking this. With the pen needles that you would use with the insulin pens, can they be reused? Or is it just a single use? I would think it's a single use. However, I saw a...
    Mar 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Nurse Staffing agencies
    I'm in the same boat. I am a new grad with no experience and I interviewed with an agency today and they said since I went to nursing school they have to trust I know what I am doing. I am really...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  4. Yet another pre-employement assessment .....
    I just applied to a position where I had to take a logic test such as if Javier lives in City B and works in City A and Ian lives in city D and works for city Q and then where does Joe live? It's...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  5. 2014 PVT not 100% accurate
    Ok, one of the women in my class took the NCLEX and did the PVT when she got home. It took her to the credit card screen. Two days later she paid for the quick results and she passed. So, although...
    Mar 10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Gaps in employment history
    I hope so too. Good luck. I am trying to find a job and it's tough around here.
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  7. Gaps in employment history
    I did. That way it explains why there is a gap. I was told by my friend who is a nurse manager along with someone in my career services department at my school who helped with my resume.
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  8. Gaps in employment history
    Why is clinical experience not a good idea? I was told by a nurse recruiter it was. I put that I was a stay at home mom on my resume.
    Mar 2
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  9. NCLEX Rules... for diabetics
    Maybe get a doctors note just to be safe with specific instructions you have to follow.
    Feb 1
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Confused and Overwhelmed!! Please Help.. NCLEX-RN
    How similar are the Kaplan questions to the actual NCLEX? I have the on demand Kaplan and it is really helping me but I wonder how close it really is to the actual test. Thanks!
    Jan 24
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Yes...I conquered Nclex
    congrats!!!!!!
    Jan 23
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Heisi versus NCLEX-RN
    A friend of mine just took it and said NCLEX was easier than the HESI. I dont know what kind of grades she got or how she did on previous hesi's. She did pass the NCLEX.
    Jan 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. new grad rn- can't find a job
    Where in northern Illinois is your hospital? I am in Illinois and I just graduated from an adn program. I am terrified about the job prospects.
    Jan 1
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. new grad rn- can't find a job
    It's the vicious cycle of you need experience to get a job yet you cant get a job without experience. Concerto is right the job market is ugly. I couldnt get a job as a PCT and I know I am qualified...
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. new grad rn- can't find a job
    I have a degree in psych. I just graduated from an adn program and I have sent out over 30 resumes for a pct job and absolutely no call backs about a year to a year and a half prior to graduation....
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  16. Nursing exam questions are terrible (according to science)
    A good amount of time their questions come from the text book test bank too. Then it's hard to argue those because they did not write the questions themselves so we're stuck. Especially if it...
    Dec 11, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. need help with priority questions
    I had an awesome critical care teacher who said to look at priority questions this way, which answer will kill your patient the quickest. That is how I now look at priority questions.
    Oct 22, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. This is a homework question
    In Illinois the law states that the physician can contact the spouse acting in good faith should the patient not. It says the physician but can the nurse tell the spouse as well? In in Illinois it is...
    Oct 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. This is a homework question
    So I just cited the law and referenced it. I didnt know if the law varied state from state or is it just a blanketed law. Thank you again for all your help I really appreciate it!
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. This is a homework question
    I have a friend of mine who is a lawyer and she gave me the statute number and citation for our state which essentially says the doctor can notify the spouse if efforts to convince the patient to do...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. This is a homework question
    My homework question asks if your patient is engaging in intercourse with his wife but does not disclose to her he has HIV and she contracts is what is the legal consequence of the doctor and/or...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. More confusion about abnormal labs
    Ok, now I am intrigued. Can you explain the venous CO2 measuring bicarb? I am still in school and we have never been taught that? Also, how did you come to dx of dehydration? Thanks :)!
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. More confusion about abnormal labs
    His Co2's were low could that be from being hyper oxygenated since he is now being weaned of of o2? She said his sats and RR were normal?? This is interesting.
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. How far out do you apply for jobs?
    I am graduating in December and was told to start looking now. I'm glad you asked this I was wondering what other opinions on this were.
    Aug 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Do I have any options?
    I know this may be none of my business but can your exhusband help with watching the kids? Could you take him to court to help watch them? Maybe talk to a lawyer for a free consultation and see what...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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