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  1. HELP!!!! (First Semester Nursing School)
    start doing the nclex questions at the end of each chapter in your fundamentals book. That will help with the critical thinking prep. Those tend to help. Don't read every single thing, unless your...
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. What is your school's dropout rate?
    We started with a class of 56 and are now at 55. Yes we lost 1 at about the week and a half mark, and its the first semester. She had something come up I guess. We did ask students from the semesters...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Nursing Diagnosis- NO MORE??
    I have heard from the faculty in my program that the formal nursing diagnosis is something they are moving away from. They say it doesn't really make much sense, that in the real world you use the...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. iPad or MacBook Air? for Nursing Student?
    Go with an MBA. I use my netbook for now until I invest in a MBA. We do have a few people who have ipads in class but there are some disadvantages to them. I like having a computer with a keyboard so...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  5. How hard is nursing school ?
    I'm through the first 2 weeks of my BSN program and yes I have to agree with the time management advice. There is A LOT of reading assigned at least the first two weeks, most professors say some...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Is it all going to DNP?
    That's what my school says, that the ANA is trying to ensure that all NP programs are DNP programs by 2015. My school has its first DNP program starting in the spring I think, maybe its fall, but I'm...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  7. Spring 2012 UH Manoa BSN Applicants
    Just wanted to say GOOD LUCK!!!! It's an awesome program! :) That wait sucks but it all seems like nothing when you finally get to go! Hoping you all get in!
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  8. UHM nursing school 2012 spring
    Yeah they usually take your highest score in a category, but you still have to get at least 50% in all categories. Good luck guys!! Hope to see you all next semester! I'm pretty sure NLN scores are...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  9. question about retaining infomation from pre-reqs.....
    I took my pre-reqs back in 2009 and 2010 so it has been more than a year. I don't remember everything but I do remember many of the anatomical names and locations, especially bones and organ parts...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nursing Specialties leading to Nursing Practitioner vs Physician Assistant
    Nursing assistants will not replace Physician's assistants, at least not here in the US. A phys. asst. (PA) functions like a Nurse practitioner here. Nurse assistants are usually nurses aide's...
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Just getting started, a little intimidated
    You should ask your professor if you can bring a tape recorder to class and record the lecture. Or bring a laptop and type their notes if you are a fast typer.
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Transfer nursing student?
    As a general guideline...Nursing classes don't usually transfer. Sometimes they do, but don't bet on it because each and every program is entirely different.
    Aug 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Best way to save money when buying Text Books for BSN program?
    I bought half from Amazon and half from the bookstore. I'm a bsn student as well. Do you have any friends in the class above you? Sometimes buying or borrowing from them works out nicely.
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Bachelors in Nursing?
    totally agree with this advice!!!
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. shafted
    I can understand asking males to leave for religious or cultural reasons, but seriously as a mom of two kids, I did not care who was in the delivery room, I just wanted the kid out. I know many first...
    Aug 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. You paid HOW MUCH for nursing school??!!
    I cannot understand paying $40000 per year or semester, my whole 3 years won't even cost me that much! I go to a 4 year university but its a public school and pretty cheap considering the private...
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Hundreds seek health care
    Ain't that the truth! I have good health care, it costs little for premiums, but the dental coverage we have is crap... may as well just pay out of pocket for everything, same thing for vision. I...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  18. RN to  PA Pre-requisites for both??
    I would contact the administrator of the PA program. What city is your program in? I have looked at Medical college of GA's PA program and they don't even require a Bachelors for you to apply, just...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. New Student Needing Encouragement :(
    This is probably some of the best, most straight-forward advice I have ever seen on here! Great advice! It is all about time management. Believe me I have such big fears since I have an almost 5 year...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. money
    The only thing I seem to compare nursing to is the military. You don't do it for the money, you do it for your own personal reasons. Nursing is a great field, but you can't just do it for the money,...
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. 2 weeks to go...
    same here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! so excited!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Aug 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Preparing for Fall?
    A&P and medical abbreviations probably
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. "Too many" nursing programs?
    No wait list at state schools in Hawaii. 100% merit based. The private universities here may have them but my public university does not, and the CC doesn't as well.
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. What's the craziest getup you've ever seen?
    When I was with my daughter at the ER I did see a pair of very see thru leggings being utilized as pants with a very short shirt. Yes everyone could see the lovely thong that this woman had on under...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nursing in CSULB
    That was too funny, and very true! :lol2: I was also told it would be extremely rare for me to get into the program that I am now currently in. The school never told me that but they did say it...
    Aug 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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