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  1. Free standing ER?
    Saint Anthony's free standing ERs have everything that your normal ER has. All the diagnostic stuff. Only difference is that if you have something that requires you to be admitted, they will have to...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  2. My Semester in Review
    It varies from semester to semester, but in NP1 you will have 4 weeks of lab 2 times a week and then the next 6 weeks with lab once per week. Lectures are 2 days a week, 3 hours each time. Clinicals...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Study tips pls.
    If the professor talks about it in class or it's on the powerpoint.. highlight it. If it has to do with what a nurse is supposed to do in a situation, highlight it (Interventions). Think of it as an...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Pass Rates
    Quality of instruction, clinical experience, realistic practice opportunities, the way the exams are written.. There are a LOT of things, but since I know my school I will say this. It has one of the...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. What to expect at your first clinical at a senior assisted living facility
    I really enjoyed my LTC clinical. We had 3 weeks in the same facility with the same pt each time, which is something we do not get in the hospital rotation. You learn to appreciate the population...
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Please HELP New Grad NYC to OU Medical
    Quail Ridge Apartments at Memorial and May is also very reasonable. Several 1 bedroom options ranging from $440-$490 per month. Easy access to the freeway as well, plus shopping and dining right...
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  7. Please HELP New Grad NYC to OU Medical
    Where are you looking for apartments? Let me know if I can be of assistance in any way.
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  8. Please HELP New Grad NYC to OU Medical
    Yes and no. I can definitely see your point, however when you compare salary to how well you can afford things that are necessary, you will most likely have plenty for the necessities and quite a bit...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  9. dimensional analysis saved my life
    I agree... Dimensional Analysis rocks!!!
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Please HELP New Grad NYC to OU Medical
    The Quail Springs Area is generally a pretty safe neighborhood. What is also nice is that you have EVERYTHING close by... literally. The mall, Wal-Mart, Sam's Club, Target and a slew of fast food and...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  11. Please HELP New Grad NYC to OU Medical
    Just to give you a comparison... As an RN in OKC you will make roughly about $20/hr right? My husband and I live off one income and own a house with all that entails and have 3 kids and he makes...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  12. Please HELP New Grad NYC to OU Medical
    Hey and welcome to OK!! I am from NY myself, so I can identify. I am just a student, but I have lived in Oklahoma a number of years now and I am a pseudo-storm chaser :) Anyway... 1- The tornadoes...
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  13. Should I....?
    I agree. Just relax and enjoy your time now. Unless there has been specific readings assigned, I wouldn't be reading anything related to nursing at all until I had to. Time spent with family and...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What is your favorite way to study?
    Memorization is great for pre-reqs, but in nursing school you have to be able to apply knowledge into practical application. Some memorizing is good, for things like normal lab value ranges etc.. but...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Med Surg Fluid and Electrolytes help!
    Yeah I see what you are saying. I really do appreciate all that you and the others you mentioned do to assist us students. I will be referencing back to this thread when we are doing fluid and...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. Med Surg Fluid and Electrolytes help!
    That is actually not a bad idea to have some educators here on AN do some quick videos over some of the subjects that are harder to grasp for some students. I know I would greatly appreciate it!
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. New nursing1 student in jan- any advice/ suggestions?
    No, you don't need a $100 stethoscope. You don't want the cheapest one out there either, but the basic Littman ones are more than adequate. As for books, that varies from program to program but you...
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. New nursing1 student in jan- any advice/ suggestions?
    Congratulations!! 1-Stay organized.. Doesn't matter how, just that you do it. Your planner should be your bible. Professors in nursing school will not remind you of due dates, and it is up to you...
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. OCCC Nursing Program for Spring 2013
    I have this one Amazon.com: 3M Littmann Lightweight 11 SE Stethoscope, 28", Black, #L2450: Health & Personal Care in lilac. Works really well. If you go to a uniform store (Uniform Shoppe on N. May...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  20. Student nurse and Video games.
    I play World of Warcraft myself. I am currently going into my second semester. To successfully pull it off, you need to be disciplined. I would play WoW and listen to my lectures at the same time....
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Nursing care plan book
    I prefer "Nursing Diagnosis Handbook" by Betty Ackley. I also have "Nursing Diagnosis Manual" by Doenges. They don't tell you necessarily how to construct the careplan, since every school might have...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. "I Haven't Made Any Friends Yet!"
    I have to say I both agree and disagree. One does not per say "Need" friends to get through nursing school successfully, but if one can find that one or two people, it can be very helpful. Let's face...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. My Semester in Review
    Funny, I still got your PM. Silly AN.
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. OCCC Nursing Program for Spring 2013
    If anyone would like a "mentor" feel free to friend me and PM me. I'd love to help all of you in any way I can. Not even 6 months ago, I was in your shoes. NP1 is challenging, but it's also fun!! ...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  25. OCCC Nursing Program
    I am not saying not to take General Chem, just that it's waaaaay more difficult that Principles is. You want to maximize your chances of getting A's too, especially in the sciences. :)
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing


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