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  1. Pulling my hair out!
    UTA (University of Texas @ Arlington) has a great program I hear. I'm starting in November :) they are accredited, affordable, and 100% online. Check it out!
    Jul 27
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  2. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    Graduated in early May. Passed NCLEX 28 days later and got offered first job exactly a month after that. Applied to over 100 different positions between April-July!!
    Jul 22
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. ACLS, how much prep for the class
    Oh- and look at the check offs in the back of the book. That's what you're tested on (practical) and there's a 50-60 multiple choice test portion as well.
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. ACLS, how much prep for the class
    I took it in March, it was fun! Don't really need to know heart blocks at all. Do NEED to know the algorithms, main drugs, and how to detect NSR, A-fib, V-fib, PEA, and Asystole on the monitor. I...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Offered job, later told it's not guaranteed
    I also wouldn't read into the "guaranteed" part either. Like others have said, background checks, credit checks, and reference checks must be successfully completed first. Even then, most states are...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  6. What is a "passing grade" for your nursing program?
    And level 2 on ATI tests, 100% on dosage calculation test each semester.
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. What is a "passing grade" for your nursing program?
    Our program required a 75% minimum average. Our grades were based solely on standardized exam grades. Our clinical components were graded as pass/fail.
    Jul 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Spring 2014 Navarro College
    I have 2 red size small and one size medium scrub top (landau scrub zone) the kind y'all have to wear... I'll sell them as a lot for $15 :) they show no signs of wear... Lemme know!
    Jul 3
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. Whooping cough redux; your story?
    And the cough in infants isn't the "whoop" sounding cough that you'd (well someone with no medical knowledge) know. It was like you said, a "strangled gasping sound". My son was coughing like that...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Have you ever puked/fainted/etc at work?
    Haven't landed a job yet... BUT I almost fainted- had to sit down ASAP in the OR a couple times (one was a knee arthroplasty and the other 2 were C-Sections) I've felt mighty queasy observing an...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Nursing Graduates
    If you JUST applied for nursing school, you will be taking the NCLEX when you graduate- the NCLEX replaces CRNE in January 2015.
    Jun 27
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  12. Whooping cough redux; your story?
    This happened to my son at 7 weeks old :( after 8 trips I he doctors office, a diagnoses of "reflux", then "asthma", then a "common cold".... I took him back every.single.day and had my concerns...
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. NCLEX in Canada
    How This Change Affects Applicants Who Have Written And Passed The NCLEX Dating Back To 1982: Effective Jan. 15, 2015*, applicants will not need to write the National Nursing Exam, as CRNBC will...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  14. Passed CRNE on 4th attempt
    The last writing of the Canadian Registered Nurse Exam is Oct. 1, 2014. The deadline for this exam is July 30, 2014. (Per CRNBC website)
    Jun 25
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  15. Spring 2014 Navarro College
    Walmart has petite/reg/tall black scrub pants. I think y'all still have to get the "true red" landau or scrub zone top, which Walmart doesn't sell. There's the medical supply store next to Cicis...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. Breast pumping in an ICU
    Unless you're talking about the ER nurse? If she needed to pump to feed her baby then let her. What's the big deal? President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 30, 2010. (See the...
    Jun 19
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  17. Breast pumping in an ICU
    If she had a baby to feed... What's the big deal? Get Dr's OK and get a pump. Seriously?
    Jun 19
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. How to write this paper?
    http://www.ehow.com/how_6209914_write-interview-apa-format.html
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. How to write this paper?
    https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/560/11/
    Jun 14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Nclex-RN shut down at 85
    https://m.ncsbn.org/1216.htm It amazes me that people go write the exam without knowing how CAT works. :/
    Jun 14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Hurst Review!!
    I used it and passed first time with 75 questions
    Jun 12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. ATI DVD - during nursing school
    Our nursing program used ATI and there weren't DVDs. There are a lot of computer video clips/movies though. They won't play on android or iPads though because ATI uses silverlight. We (students)...
    Jun 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Can somebody answer me? Is this the PVT? 265
    I got that pop up and my name was on the BON website 48hours later. No need in paying for the quick results ;) PS. There are tons of threads about this pop up just use the search feature. Once...
    Jun 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Can somebody answer me? Is this the PVT? 265
    That's the good pop up :) as long as your status with Pearson says "delivery successful" Congrats!!!!!!
    Jun 7
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. please help.. really scared and nervous
    You'll want the newest version of the book (lacharity). I took NCLEX-RN today and got the good pop up :)I just used Hurst review. In school, we used ATI and did a HESI exit. I got 99% probability of...
    Jun 3
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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