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  1. NCLEX prep books
    Anyone here familiar with Sandra Smith's NCLEX review? The one I keep seeing recommended is Saunders, so I'm wondering how Smith's compares. Smith is the one required in my program. Program...
    Aug 8, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Help! What do I need to take to my orientaion?
    I've got three days of program orientation coming up next week, too, and have been wondering what we're going to do and need for that time. I'm picturing something like new recruit intake for the...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Microbiology - Summer 09
    Finished 8 week Micro with an A...huge sigh of relief! I feel a little sad, though, because what could have been and should have been an interesting class turned into a nightmare. I started out...
    Aug 1, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Who else is having fun with school supplies?
    Heehee! Me too! I've finished my pre-reqs, feel like I've finally perfected my note-taking and organizing system, and wait with baited breath to see how well that system holds up in the actual...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Anyone using Microsoft OneNote to take notes during nursing school?
    Heehee! You sound like me, Hope! I've been buying school supplies off and on for months and am looking forward to at least orientation so I will have an idea what notebooks I need to set up for...
    Jul 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Anyone using Microsoft OneNote to take notes during nursing school?
    I'm using the trial version of OneNote now for Micro, and will be purchasing it to use when the Nursing program starts next month. I checked out some of the free note-taking websites (Evernote,...
    Jul 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Mississippi nurses roll call!!! (be known)
    I start MCC ADN program in August. I'm counting the days till then!
    Jul 6, '09
    Forum: Mississippi Nursing
  8. Finished with Micro in summer I!!!!
    I can see daylight at the end of the Micro tunnel now! Mom 35, I'm happy for you!
    Jul 6, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. What should I study?
    I've finished A&P 1 & 2 and am now finishing up Micro. Had an A in the first two and so far an A in Micro. Muscles were the most difficult section for me in A&P. For Micro, I'd say if you're not...
    Jul 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. What is the one thing you wish you were told before starting nursing school
    Cyber - veering a little off topic here - tell me what kinds of things were done and discussed in your orientation? We have 3 days worth of orientation next month. I'm so ready to get into the...
    Jul 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Audio Leaning aides
    I'm using Vango Notes for Micro now. I like to listen to the chapter before I read it, helps my focus. Will have to check and see if Vango offers anything for the later nursing classes.
    Jul 3, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. see thru scrubs
    We have to wear all white for NS starting in a couple of months. I keep hearing people say they like Cherokee brand, so I ordered a couple of pairs of pants and, yeppers, they're see through. I do...
    Jun 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. I just got done ordering all my Fall Books
    You sound like me, Vida! Would you mind listing the books you have to have (just titles and authors)? I'm sure it won't be the same as ours, I'd just like to have an idea of the books required. ...
    May 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. YIPEE, start my summer micro tomorrow!!!
    I started Micro yesterday too, after a looong day spent hurry up and waiting to register for NS, take first step TB test etc. I've noticed that the closer we get to the actual program, the more...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. My LTC Experience
    Daytonite, I am utterly dumbfounded by your attack on my essay on my experience in a long term care facility. If you were to share your deepest emotions with me, I would not critique your grammar...
    May 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. My LTC Experience
    Essay written for Human Growth & Dev about my volunteer expenence in nursing home: Picture, if you will, a frightened nine year old girl pinned in a corner of a noisy, smelly nursing home by a...
    May 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. "How Can You Stand It?"
    Wonderful, Viva! I spent some time last year volunteering and then working in a nursing home, and you captured many of my thoughts too. My teacher for Human Growth & Dev required us to do...
    May 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. you know you are in for trouble when.....
    Message on the PA system is "Dr XYZ on line ___." This particular doctor had the personality of a loose cannon, English not his first language, and we made sure not to call him unless really...
    May 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. you know you are in for trouble when.....
    in the pt chart, the doctor refers to pt as "interesting." This was a referral for a new admit to LTC. Note that we already had experience with non-English speaking residents, we had ...
    May 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. A & P I  - Freaking Out!!
    I just finished A&P 1&2 with an A, with a 40-ish brain, so I can relate! Both teachers used Power Point outlines a lot but what I had to do to get the material to stick with me was to rewrite the...
    May 14, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. How old is too old?!?!?
    Hi Amy! I'm in your bracket. If you're too old, then I'm too old, and I refuse to be too old!:pumpiron: Seriously though, I have some worries. I worry about being able to physically keep up...
    May 14, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Reading before class officially begins
    Our books are shrink wrapped so there's no way to open them without destroying the plastic. :( "Get Ready for Microbiology" is by Lori K Garrett and I think it would be worth your money to see if...
    May 14, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Reading before class officially begins
    I start Micro in two weeks too. My package came with a small book called "Get Ready for Micro" that gives you a good brush up on math, chemistry, terminology and basics of Micro. It looks like it...
    May 14, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. What class/classes are you taking this Summer'09
    Micro for me, two nights a week, 4-8:30 in June and July. In Chem that I took years ago, and then A&P recently, I almost enjoyed the book learning but found lab very nerve-wracking. Hoping Micro...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. New Student, Old Bag going back to school! Could use some encouragement!
    Dewb, nice to hear from you here! Sounds like you do have some great gifts to bring to nursing. I'm finishing up pre-req and will be 48 when I graduate. I get some interesting reactions to...
    May 10, '09
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings


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