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  1. Need help with this medical abbreviation.
    I find the medilexicon abbreviations site ( Medical Abbreviations and Pharmaceutical Abbreviations Dictionary ) to be very helpful. While there is almost too much information, contextual clues (and...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Northern Arizona University Fall 2014
    I had similar stats when I applied to the Tucson program, and I got in on my first try. I'm now in my fourth semester. Good luck to you!
    Mar 16
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  3. Where can I find Kaplan Decision Tree?
    OP, I sent you a PM with information on how to find the publications you seek. Amazon is your friend!
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Teacher uses a different textbook for tests
    OP, I sent you a PM. Our school uses Potter & Perry, and there is an "Interactive review" website where you can practice NCLEX-style questions from the material in the book. I love this tool because...
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Medical dosage calculations
    I have never heard of a separate dosage calculations course. Mine was integrated into Nursing Pharmacology, and you couldn't take that at my school unless you were in the nursing program.
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Questions on my final and I passed!
    Truckinusa, do you remember your possible answers? The reason I ask is because I used to work in research, and the nurses would typically call the research office to speak to one of the research...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. How many people in your class?
    We began with 20 in our cohort, now down to 18. We all have lecture together, with each half of us going into one of two lab/clinical groups. A lot of us already have bachelor's degrees, so our...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Basic Safety Skills test
    Perform hand hygiene. Ask patients about allergies or medicine reactions before you give the medication. Wear gloves. Make sure the patient is never in any danger of falling. Remember side rails. Go...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Preceptor Advice...
    It looks like you have already answered this for yourself. Go with OR!
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Just got my acceptance letter!!
    Congratulations, and I hope your journey is enlightening and filled with optimism. Good luck with school!
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Simple Nursing course turning out to be a complete nightmare.......help!
    I am sorry you got stuck with such a lousy professor. You can complain to administration all you want after the class is over, but it looks like you're stuck with her for now. Don't waste your...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Rejected from ASU post-bacc nursing program, need some advice?
    Are you referring to Arizona State University? I agree with hiddencatRN, take some science courses at a community college to raise your GPA and make you a more viable candidate. CC courses are not...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: Arizona Nursing
  13. Pharm Flash Cards?
    http://allnurses.com/general-nursing-student/pharmacology-preview-712364.html
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Pharm Flash Cards?
    Do a search on allnurses for ATI flash cards. They have been posted in the past.
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Any web sites to purchase instead of rent e-textbooks?
    Contact other schools' bookstores. The University of Arizona has textbook bundles (e-only) that you can buy. I don't know if you need to be a current student, but I don't go there.
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. A pleasant dream
    Last night, I had a dream that I opened my mail to find a notice that I had passed the NCLEX. I'm taking this as a good sign, and will use this in my positive vibes visualization of my goals. ...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. What area of nursing works well for a mom?
    Have you looked at research nursing? Though you don't get to use as many of the hands-on skills that you would in an acute care facility, there is research done in both hospital and office settings....
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Going back as a senior student...not excited
    Don't let your senioritis get you down. Good luck with your last year!
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Anyone Out There Taking Chemistry?
    Practice the problems at the end of the chapter. Make sure you know how the terms and concepts are linked. Try explaining chemistry concepts to a willing person, which will help it sink in to your...
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. What are "vasoactive drips"?
    Wow, that was fascinating! I am a student about to start my first semester, but I used to do cardiology research. That site is supremely helpful, and I will know to reference it if I pursue ICU...
    Aug 18, '12
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. When Do You Start Fall Semester?
    August 27th, at Northern Arizona University.
    Aug 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Is dating or flirting with an another nurse or patient is acceptable?
    To add to all the good advice from above, don't sleep with doctors, either. Your fellow nurses will totally lose respect for you, and you won't be taken seriously as a professional. This was not my...
    Aug 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. GPA just not good enough
    OP, does your school accept students based only on grades and test scores? My undergrad GPA was a 3.57, my prereq GPA was a 3.7, my Kaplan composite was 89, but I also have 9 years experience in the...
    Aug 7, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Was a BSN/MSN necessary for your career in research?
    Arizona State University has an MS in Clinical Research Management that seems like it would be perfect for what you are looking to do. Since you want to be on the sponsor side of research, this might...
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Research Nursing
  25. Lantus (Insulin Glargine): Scratching The Surface
    Have you thought about asking your manager to contact your rep for Lantus and have that person drop by some education sheets for your patients? As part of an internship, I educated patients on...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications


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