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  1. What to do to prepare for PP practicum?
    Thank you, I will definitely search for your posts. I have been looking at the competencies for the Mom-Baby unit at the hospital I work at as well. Thanks for the advice!
    Oct 6
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  2. What to do to prepare for PP practicum?
    Hello, I start my practicum on Mom-Baby in a week and a half. I am very excited (though I truly wanted L&D). I haven't had much luck getting the info from my preceptor, as to what I should be doing...
    Oct 6
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Childrens Hospital Clinical Assistant positions
    Hi, this post is a little old, but was wondering if anyone could give me insight on getting hired as a clinical assistant at Children's. I am in my 3rd semester of a bsn program (UNC) and have a CNA...
    Feb 22
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  4. PLEASE HELP Before they kick me out!
    I could not agree more. I am also a mother, and have only missed a class because of the recent floodings in Colorado where we had roads washed out. Of course I cleared this with my professor, and...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Preparing for clinicals
    If your school library has access to the "Up To Date" database, it is a great drug resource for copying and pasting!
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. My Grades Make Me Feel Sick.
    1st hugs to you. I have been there (sometimes still am) with there with the anxiety. Talk to your dad and let him know it is affecting you. I'm thinking you might have a lot of this on your mind...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Preparing for clinicals
    Yep we have to do the same plus drug cards or use pre-made drug cards. Plus diet, i&o, catheter, iv sites, co-morbidities, past surgeries, etc. I am usually at the hospital an hour plus. Then when i...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Patho/pharm 1
    Mosbys mnemonic flashcards for pharm are great. I cannot imagine taking med surg at the same time as patho. I felt like i needed the patho foundation in order to progress thru med surg (which i'm...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Failed first med surg exam :(
    I agree about Med Surg being difficult. Our Med Surg courses are divided into 2 shorter courses in 1 semester so in case you don't do as well in one part, you are not stuck with 7 credits worth of a...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. a couple questions on flow rates for EIDs
    thanks!
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. a couple questions on flow rates for EIDs
    so I am doing a worksheet to calculate flow rate for use with an EID. I am pretty sure that the formula to use is ml/hr= total infusion volume/hours of infusion. the part i am confused on is that the...
    Sep 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. University of Northern Colorado May 2013 start
    I am about to begin semester 2, and so far, so good. I was on the waiting list for FRCC (signed up in May 2012) and recently got an email from FRCC saying they had openings (from the waiting list)...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  13. First semester book help
    Does your school have an SNA? I would ask them (fellow students at your school.) in my program you absolutely needed the pagana & pagana lab values book, since we had a class based soley on lab...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. NCLEX practice book
    I would wait and see if anything is included jn your program. For example in my program we all paid for mandatory ATI testing/books. Each semester we have certain tests/areas that we have to...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Nursing School Making Me A Hypochondriac!
    Yes! I was having pain in my left calf that would come on suddenly while sitting. I was convinced I had a DVT, never mind that there was no swelling, redness, etc. I went to the Dr and she did the...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. ABSN students with a bad work ethic
    That sucks. Completely. I would ask the accuser what exactly was it that you said that was deemed as bullying. I am not the biggest fan of group projects, but it seems to be a big part of nursing...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. New grad friendly parts of NC?
    have nothing to contribute toward finding a new grad position in NC, but just want to say as a BSN nursing student in CO, I am considering the move to NC with my family when I graduate. It is...
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  18. A question on lab values
    Thanks Esme! The sample report with explanations is very helpful!
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Organizing Class Work, Handouts, and Binders
    @mcbnty9 If you have a Mac, you can save your PP as a PDF by going in to print, and there will be a PDF button on lower left, click on it and you can save as a PDF. Also I think if you have a PC,...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. A question on lab values
    Thank you!
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. A question on lab values
    So my class on lab data analysis starts Wednesday, and looking over a case study she sent out, I am confused. For the patient's WBC, the findings are 15 H. What does H stand for? I can't find it...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Organizing Class Work, Handouts, and Binders
    I am in week 5 of my 1st semester. All of my profs so far use PowerPoints, no handouts. I convert the PPs to PDFs, and annotate (take notes directly) on my tablet. That way I am not looking at a...
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. To buy or to rent?
    The program I start next month has us using some of the same texts during different semesters. So I bought mine, all ueed through resellers or found digital copies. Definitely look outside of your...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. What works better for you?
    Is there anyone you could talk to that has taken a class with her before? Maybe check with your school's SNA chapter? At tutoring, could they connect you with someone whom has taken her tests? From...
    Mar 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Waiting on acceptance/rejection letters
    Good for you! It kind of depends though where you live if hospitals will hire you as a new grad period. As far as I know in northern CO and the Denver area, you need to have a BSN as a new grad to...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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