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  1. Supplies/Tips for LPN School
    Get a rolling tote bag! You will need it with all those heavy books! They make some cute patterns. Highlighters, black pens, voice recorder, index cards. And get a storage basket/bin for the trunk...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  2. Start LVN school in 2 weeks MAJOR panic attack
    I had a lot of the same feelings when I went to my orientation last summer. I felt like I was signing my life away!Anything new & different is scary, but you will be fine. Trust me, everyone else is...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. nursing diagnosis ?
    A care planning guide will really help you in writing up nursing care plans. They'll have a list of diagnosis, interventions, rationales, etc. I would recommend Ulrich & Canale's Nursing Care...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  4. Stress Free Finals!!!
    That is the best feeling in the world! I have my health assessment final tomorrow and was informed by my instructor that I could bomb the final and still keep the B that I have. : ) Congrats!
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Starting Med-surg in January
    Hey everyone, I'm starting med-surg in January. For those of you who have taken that class, do you have any advice on how to get through it? I've heard it's a difficult class and I just want to be...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. What was your first semester like?
    I just finished my first semester of the LPN program. Fundamentals was my toughest class (still came out with a B) and more than just reading and listening in class, you need to apply the information...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  7. Completed 1st semester
    Thank you! It is a very tough program and I should be happy with how far I've come! It has been a hard semester, but the hard work did pay off! There are quite a few people in my class who won't be...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Med suge I passed w/an A!!!!
    Congratulations! I'm taking med-surge next semester. Any advice would be greatly appreciated!
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Completed 1st semester
    I just completed my fist semester of my LPN program. I took fundamentals, pharm, and health assessment, and came out with straight B's. I know that I should be happy but I feel so disappointed in...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. REALLY would like to go to school to become an LPN. Is it possible at my age? I am 37
    It's never ever too late! You can do it! I have a dear friend who is an RN BSN and she went back when she was 50. She had an adult son with cerebral palsy living at home and he needed around the...
    Oct 29, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. I just started LPN School today, I'm just sick to my stomach..
    Perfectly normal! After orientation, I thought I was signing my life away. Once you get into the swing of things and find a balance, it'll get better. It is a ton of work and I've had many sleepless...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Failed the BP portion of my vital signs check off
    I'm starting to find that I'm not alone! I decided not to say anything to my instructor. It is better just to do it and move on. I, too, cried my eyes out! I know it'll get better, but today was one...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. Failed the BP portion of my vital signs check off
    I think I was more upset that others got a chance to retake on the 1st attempt. It's ok. I did my 2nd attempt today and did pass....just barely. I was so nervous and I think that's what got me. BP's...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. Failed the BP portion of my vital signs check off
    I had my first major skills check-off last week and passed everything but the BP portion. I know how to check a BP, what to look for, etc. I was a little nervous, but who wouldn't be? Anyway, I...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. Passed my first week of tests :)
    Congratulations!! I know what you mean about the anxiety being lifted off your shoulders. I feel the same way! I started LPN school on August 20 and we've already had 3 tests. I made an 86 on the...
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Fall 2012 lpn classes
    I start on August 20. It's an 11 month program. I've always wanted to be a nurse and now is the perfect time for me to go to school and get it done. I do plan on getting my RN after I've worked for a...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student


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