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  1. How many clinicals do you have per week?
    We have clinical twice a week starting the second week of school. It was like that my first semester too. I was shocked at how fast they had us out there interacting with real patients! I love...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Making money while in nursing school
    If you have your CNA then you could always do that while going through nursing school. I have many friends in my class who work as a CNA on a PRN basis and it works great for them :) Right now I'm...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. New student having troulble with assessment of client
    You will get this! I struggled at first finding pulses and then my clinical instructor taught me how to occlude the artery then slowly/gently let up until you feel the pulse. For me it workes like...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Scrubs cost WHAT???
    I feel your pain, our uniforms cost $300! Our's are all white pants and vest with pockets (it looks like something a fisherman would ware lol) and a blue polo shirt. I will say that they still look...
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Dieting and nursing school
    I'm in the last semester of my LPN in my ADN program and I remember on the very 1st day of class our instructor told us that the average nursing student gains 25lbs during the program. Not what I...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Whats your favorite montra or saying?
    When I get stressed or overwhelmed I stop and tell myself "just breathe." It works for me :)
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. I finally did it!!! I finally finished Nursing School!!!
    Congrats!!!!!
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. How many people in your class?
    My summer semester started with about 75 students. When fall semester started we were down to about 43 students or so which included three new students who didn't pass that semester with their...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Any book suggestions for new nursing students???
    That book will serve you well! Everyone that I know that uses that books saw their grades go up. I also used it to study for my comprehensive final and I did really well on it :) In my opinion...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Any book suggestions for new nursing students???
    Med-Surg Success: A Course Review Applying Critical Thinking to Test Taking (Davis's Q&a Series): Kathryn Colgrove, Ray Huttel: 9780803625044: Amazon.com: Books I LOVE this book! It did a great...
    Dec 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Waiting for final grades to post
    Waiting is the worst! I had my final yesterday but luckily I only had to wait an hour and a half before it was posted. I couldn't imagine waiting that long for my grades! Hope you do well and get...
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Peds/OB
    I plan on taking a week off and hitting the OB book hard before next semester starts. I'm kind of glad we have the chance to get a head start on it :) Enjoy the holidays! :)
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Peds/OB
    Congrats!!!! I have OB/peds next semester. The instructor already gave us the reading assignments for it. I heard this section can be brutal!!!
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. I survived my first semester...
    Congrats! And to think we get to do it all over again next semester!
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Debt.
    I'm lucky in the fact that where I live you do not have to have your BSN to find a job. In my area most people only have their ADN. The closest hospital that only hires BSNs is a 2 hour drive so...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Debt.
    This is my plan as well. I am half way through the 1st year of 2 at my CC. After I get my ADN I plan on bridging over to our University. I don't have the money to go straight into the BSN program...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. It's Official My Brain is Fried!
    Thanks! I figured everyone could use a good laugh. I'm sure we will both kick butt on our finals :)
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Planning "My Space" for Nursing School
    If you have the extra room an office would be a great idea. I have 4 kids and a husband and the last two semesters I've had to lock myself in my bedroom to study. It's not ideal but it works. ...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. It's Official My Brain is Fried!
    Today was our last lecture day before our final on Friday. We were finishing up out notes on Oncology and my instructor was talking about chemotherapy. I was pounding away at my computer and not...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Finals week!
    I have an IV test tomorrow, oncology test on Thursday, and my final is on Friday. I'm sitting pretty good grade wise...sadly an A isn't within my reach but I'm over it lol. I can't wait for the...
    Dec 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. New Nursing Student Book List
    I know many people who put ads up online to find their books new. On FB many towns have a group called "buy, sell, and trade" a friend of mine got ALL of her books for the whole program for $500...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. venting!!
    Sounds like you won't have to worry about her next semester. This is the main reason I'm so glad we don't have group projects! You're right her cheating and slacking off is only hurting her in the...
    Dec 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Winter Break
    I'm going to sleep, spend time with my kids and get the house back in order!
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Normal nursing grades..
    It just depends on the program. In mine you need an 80% or better to pass. The class average is 84%. There is nobody that is getting an A. We have about 40 students in our class and most of them...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. What classes are you taking in spring
    Med-surg II 12 credits PN Issues and Trends 1 credit This is my 3rd semester out of 6 so I'm half way!!! :) It goes by crazy fast
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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