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  1. Failing Nursing School Over One Class?!!
    You think nursing is tough, just wait until you try social work. Talk about a job that you can't get out of your head at the end of the day and huge caseloads.
    May 21
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. In need of advice
    True as far as it goes. A certain amount of factual knowledge is irreplaceable, and, more to the point, essential. However, it is true that people who memorize data points but have no clue on the big...
    May 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. May 2015 Top 8 Captions - Help Select $100 Winner
    How's that again? There were lots of them. I take it "eight" isn't the minimum acceptable number of submissions. (PS, I liked mine ;), and it's not one of these 8 but was not the least bit...
    May 21
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  4. It's Bash-a-Nurse Day in the media.
    But this poster was not, apparently, savvy enough to tell a phlebotomy tech from a BSN. Seriously, though, don't you think something was seriously wrong if a defenseless inmate of Vineland had...
    May 21
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. stuck.
    Assuming you mean that literally, it's pretty much the same reason so many new students are deadcertainsure they will work with babies, be midwives, or work ER. That's what they think they know about...
    May 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. What do I HAVE to know to pass NCLEX?
    Bump!
    May 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. online/live reviews vs review book
    Please also remember that most graduates of accredited programs pass the NCLEX on the first sitting without taking pricey review courses. Yes, they do. And the national pass rate for NCLEX is...
    May 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Why ESRD patient still take furosemide???
    Excerpts (number refer to the articles in the bib at the end of the article):
    May 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. What are my options?
    Welcome to AllNurses, kittygirl! :flwrhrts: You may not even know this, but it's not legal to use designations indicating your are licensed in nursing (LVN/LPN, RN) if you are not. If you are just...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. nursing school THAT hard?
    Nursing test questions are unlike questions from any coursework you ever took before.They aren't all strictly factual-based ("What were the main factions in the War of the Roses?") or memorization...
    May 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Here I Come!
    See you on the Student fora then! Come prepared to discuss .... ;) :flwrhrts:
    May 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Fastest, cheapest program that will allow the lowest GPA EVARRRRRR (and is al...
    Jeez, I gotta slide over to this forum more often. I thought I was having too much fun in the student fora ... hah! Keep this up and I'll hardly have any bubbles to burst over there anymore. ...
    May 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. What if I dont get in?
    Unless you have only nursing classes to take for the nursing major, don't waste your time while you wait (if you have to)-- take a course towards distribution requirements, or even (looking WAY...
    May 20
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. RN pay rate on experience vs education
    It makes me sad to have people associate a degree with incompetence, too. If I had a dime for every snarky, "I knew an MSN who didn't know where to put the rectal thermometer!" I could have retired a...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing school essay help!
    I agree. Ditch the first sentence-- they know why you're writing, and EVERYBODY says that -- and then for the love of god, use your return key to make it into three paragraphs.
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Pre-nursing student, want to become an FNP. Reputable fast track programs??
    OHSU: GREAT program. Say hi to Sue Wood for me. :)
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. RN pay rate on experience vs education
    I think you could use the search feature and find all sorts of opinions on this. ;) OK, I'll bite. My thought is that this is, dollars to doughnuts, doing the homework for an undergraduate...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Bad experience as CNA :(
    Someday when you're feeling like you must be nuts to want to be a nurse, check out the Specialties tab at the top of the page and cruise around. You'll have far, far more doors open for you when you...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Patients family in the medical field
    Is she the one taking care of Jahi in Joisey? (sorry, couldn't resist)
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Patients family in the medical field
    A MUCH better attitude to communicate to a bedside family than, "Oh, so annoying," or "Oh, so you're a nurse, whoopdedoo." How would YOU like to pick up vibes like that from your...
    May 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Did i get the job, or not?
    Go over there and ask nicely, "since you were in the neighborhood," since your written notice "seems to have gotten waylaid in the mail."
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Liking members at AN
    Oh, most of us are really softies on the inside. I work on my innersoftie layer with lots of tapioca and jelly doughnuts. To be a COB: Copy the siggy line and paste it in yours. See, wasn't that...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What are my options?
    They were a correspondence school for a lot of that 40 years, so let's not let them overplay that hand. And there are many states who place restrictions or extra requirements on Excelsior grads...
    May 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Need help in medical surgical case study
    You are in school to learn to be a nursing diagnostician and treat people for what you diagnose. Yes, you are. You think it's all about learning how to do stuff like injections and IVs and tubes, but...
    May 19
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. HIPAA/ Confidentiality Violation??
    The actual point is not that it probably wasn't a HIPAA violation. it was a very clear violation of a school policy, and that's why this student was disciplined. As she posted (my bolding),
    May 19
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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