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  1. speeding while on call
    speeding is speeding and not worth the ticket or a crash!!! No one should be exempt..although I do know police officers who allow "professional courtesy"..but reckless driving- never. An...
    Jan 13, '10
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. Reading alot of posts discussing "A" nursing students vs "C" nursing students
    No..grades only show how well you did on the exams given to you in school...Nursing school Cs are way different than a C in any other college course. I am proud to say that I am a NURSE who worked...
    May 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Just took my NCLEX today and shutoff at 75 : (
    Just curious...all the NCLEX prep books I have say that if it shuts off at 75 you passed...as you answer each question, it determines what question to give you next based on your answer being wrong...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Reading alot of posts discussing "A" nursing students vs "C" nursing students
    THANK YOU!!!!! the fact is in my case I was Deans list until nursing school..its a whole different arena..I also have to laugh about it because some of the self proclaimed A students in my nursing...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. How long it takes to receive Att, once you submitted your application to state
    I registered with Pearson online last week and mailed my paperwork with state last week..hoping the school sends our transcripts soon...want to take NCLEX and get it over with!!! I would definitely...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Reading alot of posts discussing "A" nursing students vs "C" nursing students
    interesting post..it saddens me that some people can be so nasty and opinionated. I was a C student in nursing school( Deans list before that)..I had to balance 4 kids, a job..blah blah..you know, we...
    May 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Reading alot of posts discussing "A" nursing students vs "C" nursing students
    Really?? that is quite an assumption..care to back it up with any real references on this alleged info..???
    May 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Poem for dvd at pinning
    our pinning slide show was put to music and one of the songs is David Cook "Time of My Life"..here is a verse from the song : And I’ll taste every moment And live it out loud I know this is the...
    May 4, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Attention New Grads- Pinning Ceremony Question
    While it is a profession, there is nothing wrong with a ceremony . We have been planning ours, we have a couple of the instructors who are class advisors and we pretty much planned it based on what...
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. st.raphael hospital
    I am sorry that you have been mis informed..but that is a pretty good start pay...and its the going rate anywhere..give or take a dollar or two...:twocents:
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  11. Those nursing students that just don't seem to "get it"
    you are a part of a TEAM..help out..maybe talk with the student to see if there are any issues outside of school. Be a friend. Do your best to help but make it clear that you wont miss out on any...
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Just got hired!!
    Congrats!!! I am also a soon to be graduate. May 2009 and just got offered a position as an OR nurse! I cant believe it because it was quite an interview, I had to convince the managers and director...
    Apr 3, '09
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Should a nursing instructor tell a student they are not nursing material.
    should they? NO do they? YES
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Best Advice for Bad Procrastination??
    take that bad habit and throw it out..no room for it in nursing school..a couple of close calls with papers and a couple of bad grades cured me of that!!!
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Nervous... I think my instructors want to get me out of the program
    first, take a deep breath and slow down..like everyone else said on this post..talk to instructors to get specifics of areas of improvement. We have weekly written evaluations..our clinicals are not...
    Feb 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Help with calculations Please!!!!
    mea culpa mea culpa!! Thanks for setting that straight.. I went from thinking I knew it.. to being confused again!! LOL :bugeyes:
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Help with calculations Please!!!!
    the question doesnt say there is more than one order for the ns and kcl..its asking what the intake is for a 24 hour period..150ml isint multiplied by 24...the 150ml needs to be divided by the iv...
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Help with calculations Please!!!!
    for #2..I am wondering why it is asking about fluid intake for a 24 hour period..if we assume the NS is a 1000mL bag and it runs at 150mL/hr it would run for only about a little over 6...
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Why Not Run Hospitals Like Firehouses?
    I just did some searching online and what the trend has been is towards more hospitals closing.Community hospitals seem to be suffering the worst because of their service to the poorer populations...
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. This was a question on our test today. What do you think the answer is?
    re read question very carefully..it asks about what you would NOT do...you would NOT-- AVOID humor..if you pick A then you are saying that you would avoid humor..so you dont include "avoid humor" for...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. To pass or To be the highest?
    low grades are not always attributed from not studying enough or not knowing one's own way of learning..as someone else stated, some people are not very good test takers, but great clinicians..My...
    Jan 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. To pass or To be the highest?
    Agreed. I don't like people assuming anything about me either. Nursing school is not easy. I cant wait until its over and we are all working and GPAs wont matter anymore!! :redpinkhe
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. To pass or To be the highest?
    I most certainly do not believe that all A students are arrogant. I am very sorry that I have obviously been misunderstood here. Like i said, I can spit out my life story and the hardships I have...
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. To pass or To be the highest?
    wow..first of all I did not say that i "had a life' and I was not generalizing about all A students, I am , and have been talking about an A student in my class. I DO NOT have shortcomings as you...
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. To pass or To be the highest?
    I am fully aware of the definition of arrogance..and there are plenty of people who fall into that category and grades dont always play a part in arrogance..arrogant people THINK they are smarter...
    Jan 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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