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  1. I'm afraid nursing might not be for me
    I just wanted to give in a little update. It did get so much better! Looking back its just lack of expierence. ANd the only way to do that is to keep at it until you are comfortable.
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. New grad MICU
    Hey there BeautifulDisaster! I Graduated in December of 2012, started as a new grad in Level 1 Trauma MICU last February. Been there a year now. I second every work bmendi said. Also... if at all...
    Feb 24
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  3. I'm afraid nursing might not be for me
    I just wrote a long well thought out comment and it didnt post, now i'm all irritatted :( Thank you all for the responses. The short and sweet of what I wrote was when things go wrong I panic...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. I'm afraid nursing might not be for me
    I already moved from Chicago to a rural area for the job. I'll have to keep looking I guess. I may be moving to Seattle. I guess I'm just curious if its a new grad thing or if ICU is just too...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I'm afraid nursing might not be for me
    Ever since I was in 5th grade I've wanted to be a nurse. In Jr. High we had to present on our heros and I went as Clara Barton. It's what I've wanted to do my whole life. Now that I am finally a...
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. The best walking shoes for nurses
    I have Asics and i am in need of new shoes. I have pretty bad back pain all day at work that affects my job. all tips welcome!
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  7. Lesson Learned!!!!
    That would be scary!! Yea any time anyone tells you something that is directly against a doctors orders I would always double check that someone specifically asked that doctor, and get thier name and...
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Advice on nerves??
    What I did is during open labs I would ask my instructors to do a run through. I would ask them not to stop me or anything until the end. Really its like you're getting to take the test first and...
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Visiting nurse project
    This article could give an idea about providing them saftey To provide health care in Chicago's violent communities, some nurses, health aides require security escorts - chicagotribune.com
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Clinical issues
    CAUTI is always a good one
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. ATI Tests
    What is in the books is on the test, but some of it does require reading into it. You def need to understand the concepts as well as the facts. However I always did better on the tests than I did on...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Advice for new to ICU in Trauma
    I'm glad to hear it does eventually get better. I am a brand new RN and I got hired straight into a level I trauma ICU. So far it has been pretty scary but I've learned more in one month than in 4...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  13. trauma icu
    Well, I've only been in a level I trauma center for just over a month but I can give you me two cents. A typical day can range dramatically from not even having time to use the bathroom to some days...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  14. Help! Reality Shock of Nursing
    I just graduated in December and have been working in the ICU for about a month. I would be happy to help you, please just let me know what you need :)
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. SIUE CRNA and a 3.1
    Thank you. I will give them a call sometime this week. It can just be so frustrating when you see the "minimum requirements" and you meet all of them and still have no clue where you stand. I guess...
    Mar 20, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  16. What to Do Before Starting School for ASN?
    Do you mean ADN? If so then I would highly reccomend getting your CNA. It wont let you take any less classes to get your ADN, but the experience and the knowledge that you would get out of it would...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. SIUE CRNA and a 3.1
    I graduated in December of 2012 with a 3.1 and am currently working in the ICU in central Illinois. I have an overall GPA of 3.09, a nursing GPA of 3.03, and a science GPA of 3.00. I am mostley...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  18. Nursing Residency in Georgia
    I will be graduating in December, and I plan on trying to find a job in the state of Georgia. My friend informed me today that in that state you are required to do nurse residency program first. I...
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  19. will this hurt me in school
    A lot of medical terms are similar to other terms, so yes, it very well may cause an issue. Have a friend or family member you trust go over your papers before you turn them in. At a college level...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. College too easy for it's own good?
    I would certainly not say it is easy, I usually have at least two tests a week, mulitiple choice so grades cannot be inflated. I don't write too many papers, depending on the class between 2-6 per...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. CEUs and the Peace Corp
    I'm not sure where I am going yet. I have to go meet with doctors and lawyers and all that jazz, and then they place me. I am extreamly excited. If Georgia does not require CEU's I will def get...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. CEUs and the Peace Corp
    Nobody can help me? Pleasee. Any info about CEUs? :wavey:
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Is being a nursing student actually fun?
    I graduate in December, and I am glad! You can definately have a life while you are in nursing school, but there are going to be times where you have your face in a book for what seems like days at a...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. CEUs and the Peace Corp
    Hello fabulous nurse ladies and gentlemen. This week I got the most exciting email of my entire life. I have been nominated into the Peace Corp! I am a student now, and will have to take and pass my...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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