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  1. Any older students?
    I am 37 years old, have 3 kids, and I am an the middle of my senior year in nursing school. I agree with the previous post about learning your learning style. My time is limited, so I have to make...
    Dec 12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. To specialize or not?
    Thank you! This is great advice, and it will be put to good use!
    Nov 30
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. To specialize or not?
    Also, not that this really matters, but by "subject" line is totally wrong - it was asking advice about preceptors. I was going to ask about specializing a few weeks ago, but my OB teacher told me...
    Nov 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. To specialize or not?
    Thank you for your advice. The unit is finishing up a major enlargement, so there is plenty to clean with the construction going on. I will do my ACLS class next quarter in school. I had not heard...
    Nov 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. To specialize or not?
    As far south in Denver as you can go ;).
    Nov 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  6. To specialize or not?
    Hello! I am a senior nursing student, about to graduate in June. After two separate interviews, I will soon be starting a volunteer position at a local hospital up in women's services (L&D,...
    Nov 27
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Apa format
    The PERRLA program has been great!
    Nov 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Is Denver School of Nursing worth the time and money
    This is not accurate. DSN currently has students placed at these hospitals, has a good number of students in the University ACP program, and has students placed at other hospitals throughout Denver.
    Oct 22
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  9. 30 stages of nursing school
    Stage 17 - start quarter 5 tomorrow with 11 fun-filled weeks of peds & OB!
    Oct 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. New Jan 2015 cohort
    ***I just saw this post was old, but here is my 2-cents worth if anyone else has the same questions!*** I am getting ready to begin my 5th quarter of the BSN program tomorrow! I do park just...
    Oct 5
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  11. IV Calculation Help!
    I always use dimensional analysis. Since you gave an answer to question #2, I will help you with that one, then apply this method to the others to see if you can solve the problem. 1. First,...
    Sep 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. 4.0 in nursing school?
    Due to the grading scale at my nursing school, you literally would have to have 100% on everything to get a 4.0. I currently have a 3.93; I think I only have less than a 90% on a test once, but I do...
    Sep 14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Any Advice for a Pre-Nursing Student?
    My advice to you is remember nursing is a very small community, avoid gossip and drama, and a smile is always good.
    Aug 10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Nursing School Makeup (clinicals)
    I do wear makeup, but I just make sure nothing dramatic. I wear foundation, highlight with a bronzer, use a light pink gel blush on the cheeks, eyeliner, mascara and some gloss. It sounds like a...
    Aug 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Can you check my dosage calc problem?
    Yes, this is what I calculated.
    Aug 6
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. how much hire level math is required for nursing?
    I was required to have college algebra and stats to apply to my program. I also had a math calculation course in my program as well. I also had to take a math test the first day of my first...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Need some advice about what to do!
    In my nursing school, teachers of the same course are not required to give the same test and could have different formats. In my one of my classes, we were not given study guides or told in advance...
    Jun 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Any Advice for New Nursing Students?
    I would just rest and enjoy your time before starting. I am just finishing up my third quarter. I have found that reading ahead does not really do any good, as many of the professors jump around...
    Jun 10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Denver School of Nursing 2014
    I transferred in all my pre-req classes, as well as patho. I would suggest calling and speaking with someone there if you have more specific questions.
    May 16
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  20. Denver School of Nursing 2014
    On the school's website (mydsn.net), they do have the calendar posted through 2016. But, (yup, there is a but), during the two-week break, there is the chance that you will have a clinical or...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  21. Med. calc & mEq
    I got it. This is solving for how many mls you would put into the bag of D5W, which would be 5.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Med. calc & mEq
    I have shown you what I have with setting up the "order" and "have." I am just not sure where to go from there. I am confused about what values are used and where they are used to solve the problem.
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Med. calc & mEq
    Hey all, I am looking for some help with this problem. I have been taught dimensional analysis for solving problems, but I am having a hard time setting this one up to solve: —The doctor orders...
    Apr 11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Worth complaining about or just whiny?
    We had our clinical presentation today. We were told that different clinical instructors will do different things and do not come to the clinical office complaining because one instructor has...
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Parents who decide to pursue the difficult task of nursing school (Rant)
    My kids are the main reason that I keep on going in nursing school! They are 11, 9, and 6 and are my biggest cheerleaders! But, it is sometimes tough to make sure that school does not interfere too...
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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