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  1. Failed NCLEX 1st time in 75 questions, passed on 3rd attempt with 265 questions
    if you go to student nurses association website they can redirect you to cengage/ delmar online review at a discounted price..yep its around 60 bucks, will it help? ill let u know when i pass but ...
    Sep 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. First exam, feeling discouraged :(
    The first test in nursing school always feels like a smack in the face. I was a straight A and B transfer student but in nursing school I failed my first test, it was in Fundamentals. Yep the first...
    Sep 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. A full head-to-toe Assessment?
    Yep we had to do the same thing and the time limit was 20 minutes I believe or fail!. Forget about what the instructors says to do, find your own way comfortable as long as you cover all of the steps...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. New grad-need suggestions
    1 hour drive is not bad at all. I'd expand my search area. You can apply to the hospital's new grad residency program but hopefully they dont required a contract. Also, more than often you will need...
    Sep 15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. Three-year RN BSN, Still Having Great Difficulty Landing Hospital Job
    I would say never allow the employer to play you into the trap of no experience, we've all been there and they know that, they can clearly see that on your resume, so ask yourself why would they...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  6. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    I think the future of the healthcare industry is in the hands of nurses. From my short time working as a tech, I think home and community health is the future and hospital systems where patients are...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. If you accept a job, stay at least a year
    I.m a new grad working as a tech. I will be taking nclex soon. At the time my manager said they would hire me once i become an RN. Now that manger is gone to a new position. The new manager says they...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  8. BSN NEW GRAD
    like i said we all choose our lifestyle, hence our own cost of living. Anyone would be wise to stay just outside the major metro areas in any State due to costs. eg lots of people choose commute from...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. 265 q's = pass??
    well a big congrats, it really dosent matter if its 75 or 265 questions you are an RN! :)
    Sep 14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Tips on getting a hospital job as a new
    They don't care about GPA. OP, do you have your BSN? I know people hate to hear this but fact is, Florida Hospital is desperately trying to gain magnet status. This requires them to have a certain...
    Sep 14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  11. BSN NEW GRAD
    Based on my research and info I get from nurses and other new grads where I work at in the hospital as a PCT (I'm a BSN waiting to take nclex) in central florida generally you will be looking at...
    Sep 14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  12. help please!!
    You can use any topic you wish. You have to start with a general topic then narrow it down to something very specific to formulate your research question. Using the PICOT format is very popular with...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Completely heartbroken over unethical instructor
    In my final semester I did not receive any of my clinical choices either and I ended nursing school with 3 semesters of med-surg under my belt, an area I have no particular interest in. To the OP...
    Sep 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. 265 q's = pass??
    That information is incorrect and not in compliance with CAT(Computer adaptive testing), in other words it would make the test bias and unfair. Noone is ever preselected to go the entire 265...
    Sep 10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. PASSED NCLEX ! FIRST TIME ! 265 Questions !
    Congrats on passing. Its been a month since I graduated and I agree that although statistics may prove taking the test early results in better results, I think its best to take the test when you are...
    Sep 10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. PCT Bashing PCT
    So I've been like about 3 months on and off with my PCT job on a very busy med-surg floor and I find that sometimes I struggle to keep up with the patient load and stay on task. The thing I do not...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  17. Need help with HOW not "what" to study
    I really get the title of this post because I've dealt with the same issues. I have not taken the NCLEX yet but based on with I did in nursing school I think I figured out a few ways that works for...
    Sep 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Returning Lpn student in late 30's, married with teenage kids..
    Middle aged? at 38? life is just getting started. You are still young, go for it!
    Sep 7
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. Should male nurses put the toilet seat down?
    No way! thank God for whoever invented the front zipper on pants...lol :roflmao:
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Should male nurses put the toilet seat down?
    Hospital bathrooms on many floors especially med-surg are totally inadequate for males and nurses in general, there needs to be more bathrooms for nurses instead when more men started getting into...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. I have two possible connections but don't know how to approach?
    True, definitely not the norm, but that why it works, it makes you stand out. Of all the 1000 applications maybe 950 will be screened by a computer looking for key words, the other 50 by HR and 10-20...
    Aug 21
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. You will make mistakes
    Yeah and in that case the water and bedpan is the priority for most patients or they condemn you to hell....like worse PCT ever, they don't care if you next door saving someones life and forgot to...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  23. I have two possible connections but don't know how to approach?
    I know of a CNA who got her job by going directly to the floor asked for the supervisor took her resume and just describe how much she wanted to work in that area. Doing that depends on the...
    Aug 21
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Nursing student lacking passion?
    As a student, there's some areas of nursing I won't dare get into and will never be passionate about it even if I faked it. I know there are areas that I found to like and hopefully when I get a job...
    Aug 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. You will make mistakes
    I was interrupted several times during my vitals today, and it was for silly meaningless stuff. I think I'm going to enforce a "you gotta wait" rule. If I do that vitals would take me 15-20min...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)


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