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  1. Depressed about life choices
    Ok. I am going to briefly share my story with you. I went to college in 2001 and didn't like the subject I was taking. Not only did I have a lot of C's the first semester, I also had four F's the...
    Jan 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. How was your first day/week of nursing school?
    Hello to all. I start my program on the 27th and I was curious to know how is it going so far for those who have started before me?
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Any advice for a Pre nursing student :)
    READ THE BOOK!!!! I can't tell you how many students I saw that thought they could get past by just reading the power points and the notes. In my A&P 1 class I read the book and finished with an...
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    To madsmom1.... it was very traumatizing. I think the worst part wasn't seeing him or all the mess but the utter despair and hopelessness and shock of his friends when he got shot. They were...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    I just want to reassure you all that I absolutely assessed the scene first, not just rushed in naively. From what I saw, it was clear, and evidently I'm still here so I made the right choice. He was...
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  6. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    I definately made sure the scene was safe first by asking his friends if the gunman was gone. Once they assured me he was, I ran to help him. Unfortunately, he died this afternoon. But the quick...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  7. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    Thank you all for you responses. It helped comfort me so much. I spoke to a friend and he said to me that thanks to a nurse, the boy is in the hospital in critical condition. He didn't know that...
    Aug 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  8. Did I help or hurt him????  :(
    I am a c.n.a/ starting nursing student and I got my first taste of some critical care tonight. Long story short a young boy got shot on my block and I ran to the scene to help him(couldn't help it,...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  9. Giving resident hot water??? Is it safe???
    I am a CNA in a nursing home working the 3rd shift. We have one resident who rings the bell at 2 in the morning asking for hot water for tea. She is alert. But on psych meds and has a unsteady gait....
    Aug 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. If accepted to R.N and P.A school, which would you pick?
    To make a long story short, I will be in school a year longer than expected for pre reqs due to a setback in my GPA from 10 years ago. I have decided to take additional courses that apply to the P.A...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Prenursing while a CNA
    Yes you can do it. I'm a CNA and I have 4.0 so far. Any job you get can interfere with school if you let it. The good thing about being a CNA is that I get to work overnight shifts on the weekends so...
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Never thought I'd have this problem: which job to choose?
    Well... you said your heart is in NICU. I would just say to follow your heart. What an awesome opportunity to be presented with both options. Weigh them both out carefully (ex.pros and cons list) and...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. Funniest/strangest dementia patient stories
    Once.. I gave a resident her healthshake. She lookd at the box and it said "shake well". She looked at it curiously and said to me,"well it must not be working. Its not shaking at all." Had...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Tired of Pre-Reqs
    Omg I feel the same way. Tired of having to write essay, research assignments. And math takes the cake for me. I put off statitics till next semester.I watch other students not working as hard all...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Funny Nursing Dreams
    Ok this one is very perverted. We have a resident with HIV at our nursing home who is very bothersome often. I dreamt that I was working and he kept following me around bothering me. So I annoyingly...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. Out of control resident!!!!!!
    :mad: This is just boiling me over. I work as a CNA on the 3rd shift. We have a resident here who rings the call bell non-stop. Sometimes if you go in there he will come up with ridiculous reasons...
    Aug 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. NS Recommended Books Help
    :clpty:Congratulations on your acceptance:clpty::redbeathe
    Jun 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Tavia....How is it going?
    :) Everything is going great over here. I've been a CNA for about 10 months now, and I LOVE it.:redbeathe Went through all the doubts and worries in the beginning if it was for me or not. There are...
    Jun 3, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Seeing loved ones before death?
    I believe that the "veil" between this world and the next thins or lifts when a person is close to death. And loved ones can be seen and heard by the dying one, waiting to welcome them after they...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. How do *you* tell your patient "No"?
    I was very nice when I first started my job. Always wanted to help. Thought it would be kind to do something for my residents just to make their day a bit easier. But these people you care for can be...
    May 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. To work or not to work?
    I work as a CNA and am starting my pre reqs this year. I think the biggest advantage for me as a CNA is the shifts. If you work a 9-5 job during school it will be tough. If you work in a hospital or...
    May 18, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. how to leave work frustrations at work and not at home??
    Try yoga or meditation. It really helps to relax your mind and body and gives you a moment to focus on just you. Also try to live in the moment, and not the past. So many times we are physically in...
    May 13, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Throw it on the floor?!
    I do not throw linen on the floor. I always tie the plastic bag to the bedrail so that it hangs, and then put my linens in there. Maybe if its a blanket or something large I wont put it in the bag,...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Should I become a CNA?
    I don't see why not. If you have the time and the resources, and your heart is into it, go for it! Your not feeling the urge to go back for no reason. There may be some unfinished business for you in...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Is this too many courses???
    In the fall I was planning on taking Gen Chem, Eng 101, Psych 100, and MAT 056. But the Math course is 6 non degree credits, so that puts me at 16 credits. I have two children... 9 and 3, support...
    May 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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