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  1. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    Just passing on the Good news. THE TRICK WORKS!!! My name showed up on the boards website today. WOOT WOOT WOOT!!!
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 3
    Just needed to shout this out somewhere. I took NCLEX-RN today and got the good pop-up. YEAH. Just need the board to send offical word now. Good Luck to you all.
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. LVN to BSN university ot phoenix
    wow, way to drag back a dead post. the uopx used to use hesi and all current students as of july, 2011 will finish with hesi, but all new students will be using ati. they just switched this year....
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  4. Experiences with going to school with a commute
    i lived literally across the street from my lvn school. i could see the college from my bedroom. as for my completion lvn-bsn, i had a 70-mile drive 1 way. i had to drive at least once a week and...
    Nov 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Countdown
    just finished my leadership class last night! capstone class will be finished in 5 weeks (6 with thanksgiving). 41 days left! :hpygrp:come on december, 2012 graduates, lets celebrate!:yeah:
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Potassium Chloride Overdose Leads To Nursing Home Patient Death
    as a home health nurse lvn, i was giving my medically fragile pediatrics kid 3 ml of kcl twice a day, via j-tube (do not remember the meqs). once the doctor sent him home from the hospital with...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Nervous about exam 2 tomorrow
    i will wish you luck, if you wish me luck. i have a pass/fail hesi on monday with a target score of >850 in advanced med/surg. i just want these stupid classes and testing to be over and done with!!!...
    Oct 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. 72 days left. How to stay motivated?
    i'm in the same boat as you. i have 79 days to go. today was my last clinical day (i hope), and i had a horrible patient (od in icu who didn't want help), followed by a horrible drive home (cut off...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. I am a male nursing student and need help
    q1. fluid status is related to circulation always follow the abc's of nursing. fluid status is more important than pain. q2. liver cirrhosis with acute confusion is a mentation issue which is...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. NEW GRAD, giving FLU SHOTS for the first time....
    my first job out of lvn school was prison nursing. there is nothing like flu clinics and tb screening for 6000 inmate in a day to help you get ready for im and id shots. the flu shot is generally 0.5...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Most boring clinical site?
    i don't think winning is the correct term. thank god i'm almost done with this school. p.s. i don't think any future clinicals will be held at that location. i had a long conversation with the...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Most boring clinical site?
    wow do i ever have you beat. i had one clinical in my geri class in which we did nothing, and i mean nothing for the 10 hour day. we literally sat in the conference room and stared at each other...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. how do HESI and ATI compare?
    my school was using the hesi testing which we had to pass with a certain score, i.e. 800 for med/surg, 850 for ob/gyn, psych, peds, adv med/surg, and 900 exit. this last summer they started the...
    Oct 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. treatment of student nurses on the floor
    sorry again to disagree, but some of the best nurses i have worked with as a student have been the nurses that other nursing students say is a mean *****. if you work hard the nurses will see that...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. treatment of student nurses on the floor
    the bolded statement above is your problem. i am a nursing student in my last semester. it is not the nurseís job to find you when something good is happening, it is your job to know whatís happening...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Clinical BSN in Sacramento Area Help
    hi everyone, i just found out my next class has a clinical component. i need to find a rn with a bsn in the sacramento greater area who is in a leadership position, i.e. charge nurse, don, and...
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. Help please!!!!!!
    hopefully you live in a large town or city, if so go to any public library and find any journals on nursing or medicine. if not and you're in a campus based program go to your campus library. ...
    Sep 2, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  18. To implement suicidal precautions or not to implement suicidal precautions
    a. 1) yes. always follow protocol. ask yourself how you would feel if your patient killed themselves??? 2) as soon as they stated any suicidal ideation, if they acted on it in any way you license is...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Colleges that offer LPN to BSN program
    sorry i can't help you with the new jersey schools but if you are willing or able to relocate; the university of phoenix has an lvn to bsn programs in denver (co), phoenix (az), modesto (cal) and...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  20. Have you ever had a WORTHLESS clinical instructor?
    my geriatric clinical was a joke. i am in an lvn to bsn course. the instructor was a foreign born nurse. her accent was so strong i could only understand every other word she said. her written...
    Sep 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Does your school seem disorganized?
    no, no, no... i do all my printing on the computers at campus. if they have a problem with that, don't charge me a 95 dollar fee each class.
    Aug 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Does your school seem disorganized?
    you want disorganized, listen to my school. we have 5-week long classes, one after another, except for most clinical classes that are 7 weeks long. our geriatric clinical was coming up and no...
    Aug 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. HELP!!! I have a Preceptor From HELL
    just a quick distinction, she is libeling you if itís a written evaluation. slander is spoken. libel is written. sorry, good luck with your decision.
    Aug 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. RE: Relocation- Tips On What Makes a Standout Nursing Applicant!
    just in case you are not aware, if you have an rn license and you accept a cna job, you will be held accountable for the rn level of care. this puts your license at great risk if you work under your...
    Aug 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Excelsior College & California
    fair warning, here in california, the brn will not accept indiana state university bridge program either. they were making a big stink over this a couple years ago, that people could be out a lot of...
    Aug 13, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees


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