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  1. Graduate Nurse starting salary? All feedbacks welcome!
    After shift diffs...I am being started at 26.75. I am pretty stoked--not only to have a job..but the hospitals here are starting out at 18 or 23 with shift diffs. I am gonna be working at at LTC...
    May 16, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Advice Need: Am I taking the NCLEX too soon?
    I don't think so! I graduated on May1--and I have mine schedule for 6/3...I am going to start studying tomorrow. I also took a live review course, and took the ATI RN-predictor and scored a 97%! I am...
    May 16, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. LMU nursing program at St. Mary's campus
    Define excellent? I just graduated from there on 5/1/10. The instructors know their stuff. There was on one or two who I feel didn't really know their stuff--or they just didn't know how to...
    May 16, '10
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  4. Class of 2010!! let's hear you!
    I graduated on May 1st! Just accepted a job offer on Monday, and scheduled my boards yesterday! June 3rd at 8am!! I am going to have to change my screen name!!! No more "Future Nurse"....just...
    May 15, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. What to do? --Terrible Clinical Instructor--
    I am at my wits ends with one of my clinical instructors. I don't know what else to do--or if I can do anything. Here are my complaints: She sits and socializes with other nurses during clinical...
    Mar 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. I fainted today in the ICU!
    I *almost* fainted while watching a C-section. I was fine at first, then all of a sudden, my whole body felt numb, I started sweating and the whole room started spinning. I quickly told my instructor...
    Mar 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Is Critical Thinking TAUGHT or just ASSESSED?
    In my program we were not "taught" -- it is a skill that is learned. IMO I can tell such a huge difference in my critical thinking skills from my first nursing class, to today--my last nursing class....
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Almost time!
    So, I have my very first RN interview today, at the local teaching hospital. I am SUPER nervous! :) I just can't believe I only have 58 days until graduation! Anyone else gonna be moving on the...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Graduate Nurse Night Out--Knoxville, TN
    It was a few weeks ago at Rothchild Catering. All the local hospital were there. You should have heard of it through your nursing school!!
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  10. Graduate Nurse Night Out--Knoxville, TN
    I think it is more for those of us who graduate this May. I'll be there! :)
    Jan 25, '10
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  11. Spring 2010 Graduates
    What type of clinical areas will you experience during your last semester? CPU, Med/Surg, L&D Does your program have a preceptorship during the last semester? If so, in which area would you like...
    Dec 30, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. On my way to my last semester!!!
    I am starting my last semester on Jan. 4! I can't wait! I too have a 4 year old little boy, who has been waiting for me to be done! I am also hoping to find a Fri, Sat, Sunday job so I can stay home...
    Dec 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Rituals before and after taking an exam...
    My best friend in nursing school and I always meet 3 hours before the exam. We have breakfast and get our NCLEX book out and just do practice questions on the topic. Our teachers always pray right...
    Dec 21, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Sick day rule
    Yes, the sick day rule means that the person taking insulin will continue to take their insulin as prescribed.
    Aug 29, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Scope of Practice for Starting IV's
    We have been taught that only RN's can do any kind of assesment and/or teaching!
    Aug 12, '09
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  16. Intake and Output Math Problems
    Take a deep breath. Here is what I do. I remember 5, 15, 30, and 240. 5mL= 1 tsp 15mL= 1 TBsp 30mL= 1 ounce 240 mL= 1 Cup Those are your conversions. I do each and every I&O problem...
    Jul 28, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Pinning is in 3.5 hours... OMG
    yay for you! I am sending positive thoughts your way, and CONGRATS!!! :)
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Senior Nursing Students Class of 2010
    I'm right there with ya! It is kinda hard to imagine that I only have 2 semesters left, and I'll be done! I am also nervous about this upcoming semester, but I am soooo excited! We are almost...
    Jul 20, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. ABSN or AS-RN....confused, help
    I guess that depends on what you want to do in the long run. If you want to become a nurse manager, or you want to go on to get your NP, you should go with the BSN. From what I am told, by my...
    Jul 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Test anxiety anyone?
    O man, I have text anxiety too. What helps me is that I have to get rid of the negative talk in my head. Before the exam I pray, and tell myself that I know my stuff, and that I can do this. I also...
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Is anyone starting NS at LMU in Knoxville??
    Yes, you can get into LMU with a 2.9! Good Luck
    Jul 15, '09
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  22. Is anyone starting NS at LMU in Knoxville??
    I think there was only a few people that had CNA experience. In reality, that will only help you the first semester--after that you will be doing more than a CNA can do. I don't really think dental...
    Jul 13, '09
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  23. Need a non-certified private loan ASAP
    First I want to tell you---that you really do not NEED a PDA. Me, nor any of my classmates have one, and we are all doing fine. Second--you will have to get a "student" loan if you want to...
    Jul 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Is anyone starting NS at LMU in Knoxville??
    It will take 4 semesters to finish your Associates Degree at LMU. Advising sessions are held at the end of every semester. You will talk about how your classes are going, and you will schedule your...
    Jul 8, '09
    Forum: Tennessee Nursing
  25. I got accepted into LMU's nursing program!
    This Fall, I will be starting my 3rd semester at LMU. I am at the St.Mary's site. Yes, be prepared to kiss your social life goodbye (if you want to pass). I think first semester was a piece of cake...
    Jun 25, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student

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