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  1. Santa Rosa Junior College ADN Spring 2015
    Also OP I have a classmate who begins with your class (she dropped LVN upon acceptance) she is awesome and smart, that's why I opened this thread.
    Jul 27
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  2. Santa Rosa Junior College ADN Spring 2015
    Ae 1021 that's how Mendo works. I'm applying for my bridge with SRJC and Mendo and have been told you do your application as bridge in the fall and begin in the spring in a bridge/role transition...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  3. Tattoos/piercings?
    Dye your hair, remove your piercing, don't pierce your nose. Wear a nice watch that covers the stay strong tat on your wrist. My nose is no longer pierced, the hole closed halfway through the...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
    Big planner, big white board (concept mapping, care planning, ect), and a clipboard that is covered and closes. A good stethoscope.
    Jul 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  5. LPN/LVN Clinical Questions
    Most of our sites are in hospital, but the hospital locally still hires LVNS in the ER and in Med Surg. My program is well respected in my local area for having very through clinical experinces,...
    Jul 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. What's the best route??
    I did LVN through an adult school, 6k. I'm doing it as a route to RN. I plan to bridge right away. The college I am going to bridge at (a community college with a CSU partnership) does allow...
    Jul 13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. JayKay Staffing
    I will just mention that many choose an LVN program in order to bridge to RN. That is the case in my current, not for profit, school. Almost my entire class has some or all of their pre-reqs done...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  8. MA or LVN?? help
    My LVN in California is only 6k. It is totally covered over 3 semesters by Pell grants. I'm doing LVN because I can bridge to RN. Being an MA doesn't give you that option. I am in school with A...
    Jul 11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Lvn or Phlembotomy?
    I am doing my LVN in ca to bridge to my RN. I did it because the RN programs are so impacted in my area, but the bridge seats almost never fill. Also, where I live, LVN are still employed in...
    Jul 8
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. what did you have a previous degree in before you went into nursing?
    Statistical analysis and management. I worked in casinos from age 19 until I left to return to school. I started working in the cash cage, moved on to cocktails, then became a card dealer (most...
    Jul 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Getting frustrated job searching
    Are you trying SNF's or just hospitals? I got an offer from a SNF before I'd even sat for my CNA exam, at the end of my first semester. A lot of times people rule out the SNF because they think...
    Jun 28
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. Thoughts on tablets
    Oh and it does for in my pocket on my Cherokee scrub pants. I have a NANDA book on it, a meds book, a lab values diagnostic book, and a Tabers online thingy that came with my hard copy of Tabers. ...
    Jun 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Thoughts on tablets
    I use a Kindle Fire. It's amazingly helpful.
    Jun 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Venting
    I'm confused. Did the instructor show you other students grades? Or did they tell them to you? Aside from that, your grade is your grade. It wasn't given to you to hurt your feelings or...
    Jun 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. sodium-glucose cotransporters
    My Endocrinologist prescribes it to me.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  16. sodium-glucose cotransporters
    Pt experience T1D on invokana. Wonder drug in my experince. Lowered insulin doses by 60% on the low dose. Less insulin=less lows. A1c from 6.5 to 5.6 in a year on it. No UTI, no yeast issues....
    Jun 17
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  17. Tell Me Your Best/Worst? - Nursing School, First Year, Career
    Calivianya, Right now in nursing school I totally feel you. I watch so many in my class struggle and I get A's with minimal studying. Granted I'm in an LVN program, but STILL. I am in school...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Top challenges of being a nursing student!
    Student drama. I was surprised by how much of it there really is.
    Jun 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Changing major to Nursing
    That is one of the most informational posts I've ever read here. Honestly. It gets hard to hear about everybody's "calling". Yes, I have a goal with nursing (shortest, cheapest, best paid route...
    Jun 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Nurse Neglect/Abuse?
    Gab is gabapentin, brand name neurontin. Sorry, I am involved a lot in the DOC (diabetes online community) and most shorten it to gab, so force of habit :) And, upon further explanation, I...
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nurse Neglect/Abuse?
    I'm a diabetic, and from a completely diabetic to diabetic standpoint... why the MRI? Diabetic Neuro is generally a nerve conduction test (if that, sometimes just meeting the dx criteria)? Why the...
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Stupid classmate tricks
    I love the one in my class who makes a simple concept incredibly complex by coming up with some crazy scenario in her head.
    May 9
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Difficulty difference between LVN and RN
    Hi, I'm currently in a Lp/vn program. I did my program because of impaction in my state for RN programs. Bridge seats in my area are almost guaranteed, regular seats, yeah I know people who waited...
    Apr 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. 2 weeks until LPN program starts!
    Good luck!
    Apr 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. Describe your 10/10 pain. Piggybacking off of recent pain discussions.
    Pancreatitis with necrosis. Pain was 10/10 and really, until they put me on the PCA it stayed there. I was weak, screaming, eyes shut tight, delusional, and strangely cold all over. That was my...
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion