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  1. Concept mapping, client had no true diagnosis!
    My instructor accepted that there was no true diagnosis at the end of shift. I just decided that since there was no true diagnosis it was safe to just state that.
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Concept mapping, client had no true diagnosis!
    Honestly we have just began discussing all of the different components of acid base balance, so I am not knowledgeable about ABG's yet. That information is about three weeks out lol.
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. Concept mapping, client had no true diagnosis!
    Hey everyone! I am doing my first concept map and am stumped about what to put as my client's pathophysiology. The client was admitted with nausea, diarrhea and abdominal pain (unable to be specific...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Why can't you get Financial Aid with a Bachelors Degree?
    My BSN is my first degree. I wanted to go to a private school and there was not enough financial aide money to pay for it and I did not want to take out huge loans. I picked a school that offered me...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Difference between BSN and ADN
    ADNs are clinical and hospital only oriented. BSNs are trained in management and community health. With Obamacare coming up only the sickest of the sick will be admitted and community nursing is...
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Managing life outside of school...
    My study habits have always been to study a little to a lot everyday. It cuts down my study time before tests, and it is easy to spend a little time every day on new/old material. It has worked to...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Has anyone discouraged you from nursing?
    A while ago I went to my friend's mother who has been a nurse for a while, to ask about school advice. She blatantly told me it is a horrible career and to pick a different major before I regret it.
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Advice on Managing BSN Program Workload
    Know chapter objectives, and answer questions at the end of the chapter. That should help narrow things down to what is important. Many books also now have Pod casts, where is the important parts of...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. How old were you when you started Nursing School?
    Starting at 23, while married with a 1 year old!
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. I am psyching myself out... someone smack some sense into me
    In my classes it was the younger people who were failing out. I just turned 23, and have always chosen the older ladies/other mothers as lab partners. They were the only other ones as serious as I...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Waubonsee Community College
    As long as you pass your PAX with them you will get it. If you score low, you might not get in the first semester you try, but if you reapply the next, they will make you a priority. They told me if...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  12. Nursing school is no joke!
    Are you in an accelerated program? What are the quizzes over in the first 3 days?
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. Husband and wife working together
    My husband works at an awesome hospital that is 3 miles down the road, so when I got out of nursing school that was where I was going to first try and get a job. Turns out they don't let family...
    May 22, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. getting sick from microbiology
    I understand your worry! I came down with light case of impetigo from microbiology! I know it was from the Staph we were working with. I have no idea how it happened, somehow it got on my skin, and I...
    May 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Advice about Clinical
    I'm confused. They are making you retake it because you're shy? So why don't you prove to them that you are brave and speak up! Challenge it, go to the dean of the department, and do something about...
    May 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Advice to the Younger Nurse Me
    Love love love!!!
    May 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  17. What is your Fall schedule?
    Introductions to professional nursing (3 cred) Principles of nursing 1, with clinical (6 cred) and health assessment, education and promotion, with lab (4 credit)
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Difficulty of Science Portion
    look up --------------------- where she wrote how I aced the teas V. I did what she did and got a 82 on that portion!
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  19. How many attempts
    It took me two. I was waitlisted for my first choice nursing school and then was accepted 1 month before classes started. I had a baby the month before and would not have been ready in time to begin....
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. From Cop to Nurse
    Wow, my husband is going through the exact same thing (including the part about just starting a family.) I am a new nursing student and he has begun to seriously consider changing career paths. So...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. Aurora University IL Applicants Fall 2013!!!
    Cell bio will be fine. The TEAS test was all cell bio so if you passed that you will be fine. Patho is physiology gone wrong, which shouldn't be too bad.
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  22. Aurora University IL Applicants Fall 2013!!!
    Its open now
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  23. Aurora University IL Applicants Fall 2013!!!
    Aurora University 2013 Nursing Students FB page to search for
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  24. Aurora University IL Applicants Fall 2013!!!
    Oh my goodness! I am so happy for you! I was really rooting for you! PM me your name and ill send you an invite for the FB group!
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  25. Aurora University IL Applicants Fall 2013!!!
    For the people who got into AU, I am going to make a FB for us, it will be a way for us to get to know each other better and if need be maybe we can bounce ideas or questions off of each other. If...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing