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  1. Anyone have any good critical care questions to quiz me on?
    Pericardiocentesis? Increase chest tube suction?
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  2. NCLEX RN tomorrow!
    Thanks! I just got the news, I PASSED! I'm an RN! Yaaaaayyyyy!!! I did the PVT yesterday and it worked, got the official results this morning! I'm so happy! :yeah::redbeathe:nurse:
    Sep 16, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. NCLEX RN tomorrow!
    I have got to pass since I've already been accepted into a critical care grad nurse program! The anxiety is getting to me so I think I'm going to stop studying for the night and just pray! :nurse:
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Valencia Community College Nursing Waiting List
    What I did was finished up my A.A. (in Psych) while waiting that way, once I finish the program this summer I can transfer directly to UCF to begin my BSN without having to go back to take any basic...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Valencia CC Spring of 2011
    I will tell you right now, if you wanna save a little :twocents: don't bother getting the Taber's dictionary, the diagnostic test and labs, or the Kee pharm study guide. I haven't used any of them...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. what was your hardest semester?
    This sounds exactly like my nursing program! Lol :) I just started my 4th.
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. What's your favorite lip product for work?
    I am addicted to Bath and Body Works Mentha Lip Tint. It's a gloss that's slightly tinted (Magenta Mint and Rose Shimmer are my fave's), but the best part is the yummy peppermint! It helps so much...
    Nov 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 0.45% NS is Hypernatremia?
    F & E hurts my brain. :) Lol
    Oct 28, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. from RN to Pharmacy tech
    That's funny... I was a pharmacy tech, but am now in nursing school. I did like it, and I was good at it, but it was definitely NOT stress free. You really wouldn't use your RN experience or...
    Jul 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Has anyone heard of this?
    No way. Definitely get that straightened out.
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Summer before Nursing School
    RELAX while you still can! :) I know, easier said than done, but you have to just trust us on this one. There is really no way to prepare for NS, other than to come with a relaxed, clear mind,...
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Med Sheets Help!!
    Yes, I agree... I use Davis's Drug Guide since it was a required text. I use the CD, copy and paste, then re-use the same med sheets since a lot of our patients are on the same meds.
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Should I take chemistry?
    Hi, I'm in my med-surg rotation in nursing school. I took chemistry only because I initially applied to a BSN program that required it, but I don't feel as though it applied or gave me an...
    Jun 22, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. UCF Nursing or VCC nursing?
    I'm a student at VCC and it took me 2 semesters to get in. Applied in Summer of 09 and got in Spring '10. It's a great program so far... just a lot of work! Like all nursing programs.
    Jun 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Dosage calculations
    Well, for some reason it's not lining up, but if you write it out hopefully it will make sense. :)
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Dosage calculations
    Here's how I was taught... With that same question: Q: Compute flow rate for 1200ml of solution to be infused over 6 hr. gtt = 15gtt/ml. You start with what you are looking for which in...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Stethoscope needed for Valencia Community College, FL
    Yes, there was a quiz. We got information early about what to read before we started class. We actually had 2 quizzes the first week. We get quizzed before we go over the chapters cause they want...
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  18. Stethoscope needed for Valencia Community College, FL
    Hi, I just began the Nursing program at Valencia last week, Spring '10,. You don't need a "Littman" brand stethoscope. You can use whatever one you want. At orientation they will have vendors...
    Jan 16, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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