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  1. Nursing Student Shoes for Talls?
    I'm curious to know if there is some kind of spray, too. I think you will like the Birkenstocks. I even liked mine so much that I bought a pair of Birkenstock non-nursing shoes to wear when I'm not...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Nursing Student Shoes for Talls?
    I wonder if the difference in price might indicate something about the quality of the insoles/footbed. I have the first pair, so I can vouch for those. I bought a size 9 womens and I thought I...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  3. Piggy Back IV order with no fluid order?
    Thanks guys! This is really helpful. Unfortunately, our instructors often do not have time to explain things, so sometimes we're left looking through textbooks and googling to try to understand...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  4. Piggy Back IV order with no fluid order?
    Okay, yes, it was given with a pump. I was confused about this because like you mentioned, giving it without any fluids would mean that the medication just sits there in the line. I wondered if it...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  5. Nursing Student Shoes for Talls?
    Also, these pants are awesome- I bought the regular not the tall, and they're perfect length. If you're 6 feet or taller, the tall would be plenty long enough- I had to send the tall size back and...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Nursing Student Shoes for Talls?
    Birkenstocks! I'm almost six feet and don't like shoes with a heel. These are so comfortable and will help you with leg tiredness and back pain. The footbed cradles your heel and distributes the...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. Piggy Back IV order with no fluid order?
    I have a question, and please bear with me as I'm a student. I had a patient who had a PB order, but no order for fluids. My instructor asked if I was ready to give the med, and I said, "I can't give...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. worried about dissection
    Hi Tall4. Thanks for your post, but I think you missed the point I was making. I don't have any emotional problem doing dissection, it doesn't gross me out or shock me. My problem is with doing...
    May 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. worried about dissection
    Hm...I took my prereqs at Hostos, and I'll bet the course at BMCC will be similar. Let me dig around in my email and see if I can find those documents. I'll get back to you.
    May 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. worried about dissection
    Hi malaz! I have one semester left! :) No, I didn't have to do dissection. I showed up to class with all this documentation, prepared for a big battle, and the professor simply said, "okay." We...
    May 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. how to apply for new grad pos out of state
    I'm graduating school this December, and I am eager to move away from NYC. Ideally I would like to move further south, like Baltimore or lower. Someplace with nice outdoors and nature and not too...
    May 12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. looking for new grad pos in Asheville or similar
    I'm in NYC and finishing school in Dec 2014. I spent three months in Asheville a few years ago, and I loved it so much I want to move there. Any tips on new grad positions? I know there's Mission...
    May 12
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  13. What's in Your Backpack?
    Congratulations! I have two bags, one for class days and one for clinical days. In the clinical bag: reusable water bottle a couple of healthy snacks WhiteCoat clipboard with clinical forms,...
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. skills new graduates must know?
    Thanks, guys. This is good to hear. I try to stay on top of skills opportunities, but at school clinical I'm known as being the friendly person, not the person who knows everything all the time....
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. skills new graduates must know?
    I have a question particularly for those of you who hire new grads or precept them. Is there a specific list of skills you look for when hiring new grads? What are the standards? Basically what...
    May 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. SUNY Empire State course list?
    I have another year to go before I've completed my associate's, and I plan to do an online RN-BSN bridge program. I would like to take the general ed courses for the BSN program now, so I'll only...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. Wearing scrubs at the gym??
    I think you are right. If you have to stop off at the supermarket in your scrubs, that's bad enough but understandable. He's probably just trying to get attention, and they might be clean scrubs, but...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. Is it easy to get into nursing school anywhere???
    My suggestion: take as many transferrable (pre-requisite) courses at a city or state college, then transfer to a private college. The waiting lists where I am are too crazy. It seems like the...
    Oct 27, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Recommendations: Long sleeve shirt to cover tattoos
    I think it's crap that people are so easily offended by tattoos. People should be able to say, "yes, I used to be in the Army and I have tattoos" and that should be fine. People act like any tattoo...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  20. accepted! also nervous.
    I got accepted for clinicals in January, and I'm very happy that I did. I'm also nervous though. Here are my main concerns- if anyone can help with advice or personal experience I'd really appreciate...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. high enough score?
    Took the HESI A2 this morning and got a 91.4 cumulative. I'm applying to Pace University in Manhattan- is my score going to be high enough?
    Apr 12, '12
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  22. missed the pax
    It looks like they won't budge, so I'll have to figure something else out. The problem with my school is that they didn't make an announcement, they just sent out this weird email that went to my...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. missed the pax
    It says on my school's website that it has to be taken at their campus. I emailed the head of the nursing department to ask if there's any way to remedy the situation- if I can take it at another...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. missed the pax
    I just found out that all the seats are taken for the pax exam in April. I feel devastated. It says on my school's website that the exam is only offered twice a year. I'm just completing all my...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. associates degree school
    2.5 years is for the clinical portion. Before you can do clinicals, you have to finish the prerequisite courses- English, math, biology, chemistry, etc. Then you do the nursing courses.
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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