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  1. Is it legal to give a friend insulin before meals?
    Run screaming in the other direction! I say this as a mother of a Type 1 son who diagnosed at age 13. I agree with everyone else. The kid should be doing his own injections. My son took command...
    Aug 11
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  2. Favorite iPad apps for 2013 for student or RN, need suggestions
    I just got a iPad 4. I am looking for good apps, not only for nursing school, but for nursing and the medical field in general. Free or paid. I have seen some other threads about apps, but they...
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  3. I think I want out, end semester 1
    Glad to see I am not alone! I envision a committee sitting around with thesauruses coming up with a bunch of BS. My favorite from the Ackley Nursing Diagnosis book is Disturbed Energy Field.
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. The "Nursing Games" claims it's first victims...
    My teacher taught us the desired over have formula. Once you got it is a piece of cake! Everything is metric, which is a breeze as well. If the desired is in grams, and what you have from the...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Must-have gadgets for the nursing student
    I am in my first semester and in fundamentals as well. The only thing I have found useful so far is my recorder. I find it easiest to print the power points and take notes on it during class. I...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Parents of diabetic students
    Thanks for sharing more info. I am sorry I came across rather cranky. Parents of a CWD tend to circle the wagons when care for our kids is being questioned, and it doesn't take much to make us feel...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  7. Parents of diabetic students
    Interesting timing of this post. My son was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes two years ago at age 13. I homeschool my children. Always have, and always will. But sometimes it is not easy, since I am...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. Holder vs. Neck Draping for Littmann Cardio III?
    I bought mine on Amazon.com
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  9. The "Nursing Games" claims it's first victims...
    I agree with a math prerequisite. An idea could be to have potential nursing students attend a workshop and learn how to read drug labels, do metric conversions, and how to do the "desired over...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. The "Nursing Games" claims it's first victims...
    Believe me, I am not underestimating the importance of the drug calculations test! I guess what is really bothering me is that so many students I know can't survive nursing school, but I know...
    Sep 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. The "Nursing Games" claims it's first victims...
    I posted on another thread recently how nursing school is like "The Hunger Games." Today was a particularly rough day. I heard the cannon sound for several of my fellow classmates. They failed the...
    Sep 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. The Hunger Games and Nursing School!
    YESSS!!!!!! The reason I found this thread is that I googled something like "The Hunger Games is like nursing school" to see if anyone else made the connection! I am in my first semester of a...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Holder vs. Neck Draping for Littmann Cardio III?
    I bought a Batclip to use with my Littman classic II SE. I haven't used it yet because I just started classes. I liked the concept of it and that it is well made.
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. Nursing program starts Aug 27th and I'm not prepared!!!
    I start in two weeks as well. I agree with the others regarding getting your house in order. I plan on doing a thorough cleaning of my house so we can just work on maintaining it. I am also trying...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    My son had to take steroids due to a nasty case of poison ivy. His blood sugar levels doubled! He was only on them for about a week, but we battled his numbers for several more. Before we went to...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    In a previous post I mentioned that I have a son with Type 1 diabetes. We were basically given some training in the hospital (he was in DKA when admitted), a prescription for insulin, and sent home...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  17. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    Thank you for posting this! I am the mother of a child with Type 1 diabetes. He was diagnosed 1.5 years ago when he was 13. I am not a nurse yet, I just finished doing my pre-reqs and will be...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  18. Stethoscope for fall 2012
    i just got a littman classic s.e. ii with the rainbow finish chest piece. it is awesome! my previous stethoscope was a cheap prestige brand from the college bookstore that came with a blood...
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  19. How To Get a Job As a New Grad Nurse
    Thanks for posting this! I have printed it and put it in my helpful hints file. I start nursing school this fall and I will definitely use some of these tips.
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. New or older addition books
    I will be starting nursing classes this fall so I can't comment on those books, however, when I took A&P and Microbiology I always bought new books. One of the biggest reasons was that I like to use...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What should we be buying?
    I agree! Our program does require it though. I already have one due to my Nurse Aid I and II classes. We did use ours at clinicals in the nursing home and hospital. Our teacher wanted us to do...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What should we be buying?
    i agree with showing a little bit of individualization!:jester: i just bought a littman c[color=#464646]lassic ii s.e. stethoscope at allheart.com. they are on sale right now for $69.99, i decided...
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. How to become a Certified Diabetes Instructor
    I will be starting an associates degree nursing program this fall. I eventually want to become a CDE. My son was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes almost two years ago. I have looked at some of the...
    May 11, '12
    Forum: Diabetes / Endocrine Nursing
  24. Texas LVN shoots and kills new mom, abducts 3 day old baby
    Maybe it is because when people think of a nurse they think of a caregiver, someone who would help someone, not someone who would kill a mom and steal her new baby. News reports are now saying...
    Apr 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. I was yelled at by my nurse yesterday
    This thread has been very informative. I start nursing school this fall, and I will definitely keeps some of this info in my mind. I took a Nurse Aid II class fall and looking back I feel so sorry...
    Apr 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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