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  1. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    Hello: Got Obamacare insurance. Can't find doctors. - Mar. 19, 2014 along with Finding an ObamaCare doctor is not as easy as advertised | Human Events and a number of other articles. The Voice of...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  2. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    Good day: More Doctors Refusing ObamaCare Patients and it continues to grow in number. A growing number of hospitals are doing the same; and even many who aren't are setting tiers for what...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  3. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    Good day: My hope as time goes on that more and more providers (doctors, hospitals, pharmacies, etc.) continue to either limit or outright deny accepting any insurance company that is a part of...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    Good day: As long as we live in a free country where doctors, hospitals, and pharmacies can decide what forms of payment they accept, there is no universal health care. Obamacare doesn't control ...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    Good day: Since the patient affordability health care act commonly known as Obamacare DOES NOT guarantee affordability OR more importantly access to healthcare, ACA is not healthcare! Just...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Why I cannot hate the Affordable Care Act
    Good day: Reasons why I dislike the Patient Affordable Care Act commonly known as Omabacare: 1. Sold on lies. 2. 100% Partisan bill (brought to us only by one party). 3. Not read before...
    Apr 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Nurse bag for clinicals
    I was thinking of a nursing bag, not a backpack or book-type bag.
    Apr 20
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  8. 2014 PA NCLEX Pass Rates
    Good day: See http://www.cedarcrest.edu/ca/academics/nursing/pdf/NCLEX-PerformanceRN2014.pdf Thank you.
    Apr 20
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. Nurse bag for clinicals
    Good day: What type of nurse bag (make, model, etc). do you recommend for clinicals? Thank you.
    Apr 20
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  10. Dosage calculations
    Good day: I found DosageHelp.com - Helping Nursing Students Learn Dosage Calculations to be extremely helpful. That site mainly uses the d/h * q method. I also recommend learning at least two...
    Apr 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Planning to take any summer classes?
    Good day: I typically take summer classes to work towards what will transfer for my BSN. Thank you.
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. How long did it take you to finish your prerequisites?
    Good day: 1 year due to taking classes full time, all year round, and pushing myself towards the end (14 credits last semester) by taking A&P II and Microbiology at the same time. Thank you.
    Apr 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Becoming Certified or Not?
    Good day: 1. Per the PP take the training. 2. If you were to go to a college, votech, etc. that offers CNA training, they don't certify you. In either case (the hospital, school, etc.)...
    Mar 28
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Nursing diagnosis-- what would help?
    Good day, Green Tea: Youtube.com would make the material highly accessible. In terms of coverage ideas, this past Thursday in Fundamentals we were just going over this subject; our school uses...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. I want to improve my routine in studying, can you guys give me any suggestions?
    Good day: In addition to the helpful information posted by pp, consider breaking things down. For example, this weekend involved needing to read 11 chapters for fundamentals. From previous...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. The Proverbs 31 Nurse
    Nice, but there are male nurses as well ;-)
    Mar 11
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  17. How many men in your cohort?
    Good day: We have 5 men, including myself, out of 64. Thank you.
    Mar 11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. Vital Signs Skills Return Demonstration
    Good day: Check with your professor(s) as previously shared. We were given the following: file:///C:/Users/PETERM~1/AppData/Local/Temp/enhtmlclip/entodo_checked.png Vital areas of concern: 10...
    Mar 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Nclex review book for studying
    I've found Saunders to be extremely good. If your school uses Lippincott books, then in addition to Saunders, Lippincott's Q&A Review for the NCLEX RN.
    Mar 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. The Reasoning Behind Nursing Schools' Grading Scales
    Good day: Our RN program considers anything below a 75% to be failing. A C is from 75% to 82%, a B from 83% to 90%, and an A is 91% to 100%. As per the previous poster, we were told that if you...
    Mar 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How many study hours is equal to one credit.
    Good day: For RN prerequisites we were told that for every 1 hour of class time, we should plan on dedicating a minimum 2 hours of study time. Once in the RN program, we were told that for every...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Note taking tips/help??
    Good day: http://www.gcs.k12.nc.us/site/handlers/filedownload.ashx?moduleinstanceid=5188&dataid=10133&FileName=Five_Methods_of_Notetaking.pdf and Note Taking Systems - Academic Skills Center:...
    Mar 5
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. Dosage Calc exam and special accomodations
    The above two posters are asking good questions because once you are on site where there is no control over patient and staff volume, activities, etc., then what? Several of our clinical instructors...
    Mar 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Older Students - 40 +
    Good day: Jesus willing, I'll be 53 when I graduate with my A.D. in nursing science after switching from being in the I.T. field for approximately 30 years. Thank you.
    Mar 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Test Questions
    Good day: When I read through material, I do my best to ask myself what do I need to know as a nurse (even though I'm just a student). What's the normal process (physiology)? What happens when...
    Feb 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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