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  1. Newish grad. Dealing with students on the ward.
    There is an instructor, but it is a 6:1 ration so the will inevitably be asking me questions. In terms of assessments etc I want to complete everything to ensure changes are detected promptly.
    Sep 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Newish grad. Dealing with students on the ward.
    Hi! I am a new grad (June 2014) and have been working in acute medicine for 4.5 months. There will be two groups of students with us 2 separate days each week. I feel like I have learned and grown...
    Sep 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Not excited to start nursing. :(
    Wow, I could have written this post myself. I think others are more excited/happy for me than I am for myself. I am not looking forward to my job which I start very soon and I am avoiding studying...
    May 1
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. How many pairs of scrubs should I purchase initially?
    thank you for your responces!
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  5. How many pairs of scrubs should I purchase initially?
    no, we can burn those white scrubs:)
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. How many pairs of scrubs should I purchase initially?
    I am officially done classes (yay!) and have four exams to go for my classroom based part of school. In January, I will begin my 12 week practicum on a surgical floor. How many pairs of scrubs do you...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  7. Acne from being at the hospital???
    So this may sound wierd but I think it is true. Althroughout highschool and my first year of university, I had perfect skin. However, when nursing school started, this all changed. It seems like I...
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Final preceptorship! Need advice on where to do it.
    In a few weeks, my request form is due for where I do my final preceptorship. So far in nursing school, I have loved everything (but L&D). I am interested in surgery, OR, peds, community health and...
    Sep 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. do you think it is okay to give 2 weeks notice through email?
    I am planning on quitting my home care job, as it is too much with my nursing school courseload right now, as well as I am tired of the way the company treats employees. I am a casual employee, and...
    Feb 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Whats your favorite montra or saying?
    hakuna matata :) and Smile though your heart is aching Smile even though it's breaking. When there are clouds in the sky you'll get by. If you smile through your fear and sorrow Smile...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. How do you learn nursing skills at your school?
    Several of my classmates and I are becoming increasingly frusturated with our educational program. Our skills course is worth 2 credits. There are multiple reading to do each week and objectives to...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. does it look bad to quit a CNA job while in nursing school?
    Here's the thing-- I don't really want another job. I am only working so it can look good on my resume when I am looking for a nursing job. I am just worried that it would look bad to quit. I have...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. does it look bad to quit a CNA job while in nursing school?
    I am a nursing student and I work as a CNA in home care on a casual basis. I do like the job for the most part, but the way I am treated as a casual employee is making me want to quit the job. I get...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Does it look bad to quit a CNA job?
    sorry that it is so long and for the typos-- after a while the screen flashes to the top after typing each character.
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Does it look bad to quit a CNA job?
    I am a nursing student and I work as a CNA in home care on a casual basis. I do like the job for the most part, but the way I am treated as a casual employee is making me want to quit the job. I get...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. ABBREVIATION HELP: what does N/T mean? (in neurosurgery)
    makes sense, thanks!!!
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. ABBREVIATION HELP: what does N/T mean? (in neurosurgery)
    N/T keeps popping up in my pts chart. such as "n/t to upper legs, n/t to left hand" etc.
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Nurses/Clinical Instructors: What makes you scared (in students)
    I have completed my third day of clinicals in a surgical unit. Some things I believe could have gone smoother (forgot to to my 5 rights a third time, forgot what one my meds side effects was, applied...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. CIVA vs non CIVA drugs. What are they?
    Differentiating between the two is on my skills checklist for tomorrow but I can't find any information about them. I have looked in my skills and fundamentals texts with no luck. I looked online and...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. I need HELP in regards med calcs involving dilutions!  PLEASE!
    I cannot find the material teaching me how to do this type of questions and the work for the answers is not shown in the answer key. I have not clue how to figure out how many ml of IV solution to...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. What is your opinion of lucid dreaming?
    Have you tries it? Would you like to?
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Top 10 tips for nursing school
    1. Don't stress out too much, it's nursing not brain surgery 2. Study, but don't kill yourself. The questions don't only test your grasp of the material but also your reasoning ability and how much...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. any interview tips for home care aide?
    I have an interview next week to be a home care aide. Have you ever worked in this position and give me some advice for the interview?? It is for a casual position. xoxo
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Working at a daycare good start for Nursing?
    I will be going into my 3rd year of my BSN program in September and I am working at a daycare for the summer. Where I live, there are not many CNA jobs available. For someone that has already...
    Jun 29, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Not sure how interview went --> was not asked any typical questions.
    Congrats Jenniferasch!!!!! I also got the job and start monday:)
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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