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  1. Is nursing school supposed to be harder?
    our school is pretty tough too...students struggle. We have a really good NCLEX passing rate. There is always drama with each rotation, truth is a lot of students hang on. I always say the "A"...
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Only Charting "The Good Vitals"?
    well CNAs work their butts off! In some places like assisted living facilities they are overworked. To top it off they get paid very little to bathe, VS, and whatever else their told to do. I totally...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  3. Is she trying to intimidate me?
    well first of all, i wouldn't take no advice from anyone that says the program is not hard! lol is that a joke.....stick with what you know and forget all that she says.
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Disgusted - wipes for bathing
    i guess when it comes down to it, we have to weigh the risks of basin/washcloths vs wipes. I would think the patient would prefer to feel a little more stinky than to get MRSA or other HAIs. If i had...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. can we change our username
    Thanks!
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: How To Use Site
  6. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    our LVNs come in second semester on the sixth week...there is 16 weeks in a semester. We are a very reputable program with high pass rate.
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    love love love it! Thanks! i love your attitude and i bet it has gotten you very far with a lot of respect.
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    :) I'll take that! lol thank you
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    okay still no straight forward answer on why we have to go to school longer! for critical thinking skills????
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    LOL i'm so sorry i can't help but laugh at your pic! hahahahaha Well i think it's bullcrap that LVNs are underpaid then and that why the heck do we(RNs) have to go to school for 2 semesters and 10...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. LVNs say they are equal to RNs...how true is this? much more schooling...
    Hey everyone, i am a second year nursing student (RN) and i notice a lot of controversy about LVNs saying they do exactly what a RN does. Can someone clarify the two??? i have an idea, but would like...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. can we change our username
    how if at all possible to change my username???
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: How To Use Site
  13. Shocked by new grads at job fair
    You hit all of it right on! sad to say this is how it is. It's crazy in school! i am a second year nursing studetn(RN) and can't believe how much the profession has become so unprofessional. Crazy!I...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. night shift and hypoglycemia??
    it does sound like bad habits catching up with you, plus the night shift, most definately a change in your body. You really need to ask yourself, am i sleeping enough, and yes not eating or drinking...
    Jul 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. MTSAC's lottery number (2010)
    Hi! exciting to hear about everyone starting in Fall. I will also be starting in Fall, i began to read my nursing fundamentals book, so far so good. I'm still lacking motivation though, but i'm...
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  16. Ready to give up my nursing dream............hard times
    Thank You! I use to consider myself so strong, i've lost myself somewhere along the way. I guess i have to be the one to give myself pep talks. you are right about the scenery, i have to change...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Ready to give up my nursing dream............hard times
    :confused: Hey everyone!! i need to vent here but also need some advice or suggestions from you allnurse's members!! I have been done with my prerequisites forever, 2005 to be exact. I have...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Life as a Nurse
    :rolleyes: Crap i do 50% of those things already!! Sacrifice, Sacrifice, Sacrifice, sounds a like a woman in a household of all men/boys!!! ME! so i guess since i got 50% well let's say 75% because...
    Dec 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. BuSpar, Xanax, or other Alternatives For Anxiety?
    RN-PA really eager to hear from you!! did you get on the wellbutrin xl???? i've considered going on meds a few times, especially when my anxiety bugs me, but i have done it naturally, i take kava...
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Using PRN benzodiazepines on the job
    i use kava and it does not have any side effects, works really well, you should give it a try, the only things is that you can't take both. i agree with the short term memory loss and the...
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Mt. Sac pre-nursing students! Get any nursing books & study yet???
    Hi!! Sorry it took so long to get back to you! This reply for some crazy reason was in my spam :confused:. I am so happy to hear from you, i also will be starting in Fall/2011. I got on here...
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. Nursing programs...what to do?
    hi, i also thought and went to those kind of schools also, it's nuts how much they charge and a lot of them want someone who has done absolutely nothing so most of them you have to start from...
    Dec 19, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Going back to nursing school with anxiety d/o & depression.
    We have to take better care of ourselves, mentally, physically, emotionally, all three have to be in sync, or else something suffers. We are overachievers and perfectionists and because of this we...
    Dec 19, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Going back to nursing school with anxiety d/o & depression.
    You are very inspiring!! especially for those who have dealt with this, no one can truly understand what we go through. Thank you for taking the time to share your story, your words make ppl like us...
    Dec 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Going back to nursing school with anxiety d/o & depression.
    Hello, first of all i want to tell you that you should be very proud of what you have accomplished. I congratulate you for getting so far. I too have been down the road for three years, i have...
    Dec 16, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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