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  1. Love in a Time of Hospitals
    Well done! I love, well all of it, but especially the last sentence. We nurses, and ]nurses to be, really do save patients' entire lives and quality of life.
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Advice for Med Surg? ANY & ALL Advice!
    The short answer? All of it. Especially since most instructors try to stress more common drugs. Believe me, they do come up during clinical and you'll be glad you studied your butt off in patho and...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. UNLV- HESI A2 exam
    How were your A&P grades? Have you taken the classs recently? Did you finish taking both 224 and 223? There's a very broad spectrum of questions on that topic. A&P questions were more "big picture"...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  4. Be a renal nurse and not work a day in your life
    Thank you for sharing your story and his. I choose to become a nurse, not work as a nurse and I want to always remember that. I'm sorry that my cat voted on your poll; she loves to sit on my...
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Help Please.................
    Sunshine took the words right out of my mouth. She/he is correct. :yes:
    Jun 5, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. I Know This Annoying but....
    Go straight for RN. More pay, more jobs available to you, and more variety in settings to suit what YOU want to do.
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. ASBN Programs
    You do need to understand basic chemistry concepts as a nurse; I can honestly say it helps with understanding pharmacology and pathophysiology. I'm in an ABSN program and boy do they not have time to...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. any one get a accepted into program with Bs?
    To put it simply-YES!
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Will I use my knowledge from prereqs in nursing?
    Yes. Questions in nursing school exams are written as if you got at least a B in A&P and remember ALL of it. The nursing professors don't have time to review so don't cram in A&P now, study it as if...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. CNA, but don't want a RN career or in health field
    I say kudos to you for knowing what you want! Don't be pressured into becoming a nurse if you're not passionate about it, money alone won't be worth it.
    May 31, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. Advice for getting a CNA before nursing school
    Well, here is my experience; please take it with a grain of salt. :) I got my CNA license right before starting my accelerated BSN program. I find that if I want to keep my GPA high AND actually...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. DNP vs MD
    :roflmao:
    May 31, '13
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  13. Help! I've fallen behind in reading and I can't get up
    I record the lecture and combine that with the lecture notes. Afterwards, I would fill in the gaps by looking up specific things in the book that I didn't feel were covered thoroughly enough by my...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. CHAD degree then ABSN or Straight BSN?
    Firstly, look up which school has a higher NCLEX pass rate and start asking around which hospitals favor which grads. This will make a huge difference and make your choice clearer. From what I...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. CNA instructor
    Maybe you can post a powerpoint of the things you're going to say and key terms a couple days before the class. Make it mandatory that the students read it and then look up/e-mail you any terms they...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. Can you use on Resume "nursing assistant"??
    I think not, unless you have worked as a nursing assistant. It would be so not worth it if a potential employer thought you were being dishonest. :facepalm: Just my two cents here- to put that you...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. Nursing School Blues
    Me time is so very important. I'm currently not working which is helping, but I can't imagine working or having children while in nursing school. My mentor said you have to really try to do something...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What is the average of a nursing student?
    We have one as young as 18 and another who's nearly 40...but I must say, the gals in their 30s look great. Almost all of us look like we're somewhere in our 20s IMO.
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. The Hardest Day, The Happiest Day
    Thank you for sharing your family's story.
    Feb 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How *not* to draw up morphine
    Thanks for the heads up! You have a comical way of writing-I love it.:roflmao:
    Feb 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Changing Lives Exponentially
    That poster ( dirtyhippiegirl) could have been passing judgement, but if you re-read it, there is nothing definite about judging the OP. They only mention the pain the baby had-which is undeniable...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nurses: Why do many of you do this?
    It can't be a HIPPA violation if no names, room number, exact ages, ect are being used. Even in my microbiology class, when we did case study projects the information like symptoms and lab results...
    Feb 18, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Failed 1st Fundamentals Test
    I would make an appointment with the teacher and ask for study tips. Tell your instructor how you study for the class, how long you are expected to study (most teachers will not sugarcoat it for...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Vent about scrubs
    They may just have larger than average breasts. It would make it seem like they did that on purpose to show off. My scrub top is so enormous, that it goes down to the middle of my thigh, is very...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  25. A note of deep concern and worry
    Thank you, CheesePotato for offering yourself like that. I've been a long time "guest" of AN and love reading advice from wise nurses like you :)
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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