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  1. US Nurse moving to Canada CRNE
    Calculators are not allowed, CNA suggests their own CNA prep guide but I'm using Mosbys and it's good. I also bought the readiness tests for extra questions. Be prepared I've heard the CRNE is WAY...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  2. CNA CRNE readiness test?
    I paid for both of them and have only taken the first one so far. I got 76% and I'm okay with that I think. I don't know if its helpful but it sure makes me feel better to do as many questions as...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  3. I need tips on how to study lots of material in a short time span
    I don't know what your books are like but some have learning objectives at the start of each chapter, read those and look through the chapters until you know those things, they're often the important...
    Feb 3, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. I need some advice from Nurses
    I live in Canada, I got a job before I even finished school. Nurses in my region start at 34.50 Canadian, so I'd say the pay and job situation are good. However, that shouldnt make you choose to do...
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Puzzles and games for studying?
    Hi, I am wondering if anyone knows of nursing games or puzzles online that can be used for studying. I am looking for a different way to study. Please let me know if you know of anything.
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Resume help for new grad
    I will be finished school in a month and a half and am trying to prepare a resume for when the time comes. I will be applying for a grad nurse position, as I don't write the licensing exam until...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  7. 1st 5 weeks- will I always feel this way
    You will ALWAYS feel that way lol. It will get better at times and worse at other times, but nursing school is stressful. HOWEVER, take it from someone who is 5 weeks away from being done, IT IS SO...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Tip for Nursing Student:  Study whenever you can
    I found I didn't have time to study and work out especially during exam time. I have a Wii with Wii Fit, and theres one work out on there that's called Step Up (stepping up and down on the Wii...
    Jun 28, '12
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  9. College Roadblock?
    Student loans is not an option for you? I did not have the money to complete a four year degree either, but with student loans I was able to do it. Now when I start paying them back I will hopefully...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  10. Med Surg: What Works For You?
    I had some trouble understanding Med Surg when I just used the power points, and the text book readings were WAY to much to go through it all. I found it made way more sense to me when I did my...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Has anyone written or preparing to write the CRNE?
    Can you direct me to those then? I heard that this topic was going to be added but I haven't seen anything about it. I guess I missed it somewhere.
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  12. Three quick questions
    I have glasses and I often wonder if I should wear my contacts instead. I don't find my contacts comfortable so I think it would bother me, but at the same time I hate when my glasses slip when I'm...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  13. Has anyone written or preparing to write the CRNE?
    I'm a Canadian nursing student and I'm interested in what people think of the CRNE. The NCLEX info is good but it doesn't really tell me what to expect when I write the CRNE. Anyone have anything...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  14. Nursing School Realistically
    My comment is off topic in a way, but it has to do with the reality of nursing school. I have a week left of my LAST nursing class EVER, and then 3 months of practicum to finish of my degree, which...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Pulmonary Medicine Experience?
    Definitely will see a lot of COPD, pneumonia, possibly chest tubes but that depends on the type of unit (this is medicine, not surgery so some places will not). Know different chest sounds and what...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Nurses are the unsung heroes of the medical profession.
    When I first decided I wanted to be a nurse, I was too young to know what money even was or how much nurses made. I wanted to be a nurse, I didn't want to make a lot of money. When I told people in...
    May 18, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  17. Nursing diagnosis for CHF pt
    in this example, your diagnosis would be excess fluid volume r/t impaired excretion of sodium and water. everything after the exhibited part would be your evidence, which on a concept map would go...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Lab Values HELP!!!!!!!!
    That's how I learned them too, by looking at them in charts and determining (without looking at what the chart says) if they are high, low, or normal on your own.
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Difference between Sterile and Aseptic technique?
    In this question, B is more sterile than D is. D doesn't say anything about sterile gloves, it just says gloves in general, which doesn't mean sterile. Scrubbing into the OR is sterile, not aseptic.
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Something that has been bothering me
    Not that I agree with how the nurse made the statement, but nurses do have the authority to make comments like this one. We have enough knowledge to know what could be the cause of some symptoms,...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  21. Something that has been bothering me
    I'm sorry but I take offence to this. I don't think EVERY nurse is a jackass. I definitely don't think I am a jackass. Some nurses are rude, that doesn't mean we all are!
    May 7, '12
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  22. Pretty sure my clinical instructor HATES me.
    I had some problems in my first clinical rotation in the hospital. My teaching caught me not transferring a patient properly (I was on ortho) on the first day, and she totally blew up on me in front...
    May 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Top Five diagnoses
    Also think about which ones may affect the others. For example, activity intolerance and ineffective tissue perfusion may effect impaired skin integrity. Also look at what the patient is in the...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Labeling syringes?
    In my hospital, it's a HUGE thing to label syringes, it's a big no no to not label them. I know what's in the syringe but if another nurse comes by they might not know. For example, if another...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. I hate ignorant people...
    I get that ALL the time. When I was finishing high school and planning to go to Nursing School, everyone said "If you're gonna be a nurse, why not just be a doctor, they make more money!". That's...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion