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  1. Working and nursing school?
    20 hours is the absolute max, IF you are self-disciplined and have good time management skills. Used cars are at a premium right now--get rid of the payments + higher insurance costs and buy a...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. I got removed from my clinical practice
    Saying anything about clinical that identifies the site, your patient, or anything specific on socila media, especially if it is negative will not only get you in trouble with your program, but is...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Care Plans ... NO Med Surg Text.
    I am SURE your school has a library, and while it may not have the most recent edition of your book it will have soem sort fo med/Surg book. Or RENT ONE--this is fairly cost effective. I cannot, as...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Bad resumes/good resumes *rant*
    I agree, and am very happy to find that someone else realizes that paying attention to little things matters. I view making the effort to write well structured, clear sentences with proper grammar,...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  5. What kind of money does a nurse REALLY make?
    NO ONE should go into nursing for the money, or for job security. You will make a LOUSY nurse, will be unhappy, and will drag down the profession. Getting into nursing shool is higly...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Considering the career, have some questions.
    1) I would certainly do it again. I love being a nurse. The best thing about it is the many chances nurses get to make a difference, whether big or small, in someone's life. I know I have done this...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Teaching OB
    I have them use the AHRQ's Electronic Preventive Services Selector (ePSS) tool to select three recommended screenings for a pregnant woman. They are to write about the what, when, and why of the...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. How important is a msn in education?
    It helps a LOT to be really clinically strong and up-to-date; that gains you the respect of the students and of the staff at clinical agencies. But, it may not be enough, especially if you want to...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. My world, upside down, but its ok! I'm good now!
    Have you ever thought about a masters in psych nursing and being a nurse psychotherapist? That would allow you to combine social work knowledge with nursing, but no need to use you arm other than to...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Scam Schools And Diploma Mills
    I have never met anyone in academia or in Nursing leadership who holds a U of P degree in esteem. Perhaps someone with a solid track record and years of experience will not be hurt by a degree from...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Stupid q's: Has smoking cigarettes kept you from getting a job?
    hindsight2020RN: They can smell it on you. Even if you wear clean clothes, your clothes picked up the smell from being in your house, or from your car. It will even be in your hair. Unless you...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  12. How to fail clinical
    The problem we instructors face is that what you see (real world) is NOT what NCLEX may want. A perfect example of this is bathing newborns. Book and NCLEX expect us to clean the head first, and to...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. How to fail clinical
    In my next life (if there is such a thing), I want to be a better typist and a much better proofreader. nfailed = failed; probklem=problem My apologies.
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. How to fail clinical
    I should clarify that for some of these (being unprepared, inability to answer straight forward questions about patho, drugs, etc. or failure to follow up when specifically directed to do so), I am...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. How to fail clinical
    from, not form. I am tired--two long days in a row.
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How to fail clinical
    Thanks for the correction
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. How to fail clinical
    These are my guidelines, which reflect a combination of the student handbook, honor code, and course syllabi. It also includes language form out clinical evaluation tool, which spells out other...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How to fail clinical
    This is from a document I post for my students at the start of clinical. Doing any of these things will probably result in failing clinically. Remember, we faculty have wide leeway in making a...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Clinical Failure
    If you were in our program, you would fail clinically after you second tardy. You would be kept out of clinical if ANY of the things like TB skin test, CPR card, vaccines, flu shot, drug screen,...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Plagerizing yourself?
    Yes, you can use it if you cite yourself, just as you would any other source.
    May 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Forced ultrasounds
    Wrong. There are multiple ways to determine gestational age well before the time limit; this is not the only one, and while somewhat more accurate, not enough to warrant its invasiveness and cost. ...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Forced ultrasounds
    This particular kind of US is a new practice. Why aren't we leaving it up to the doctor to decide whether a transvaginal approach is needed? This is being done simply to be invasive, to shame...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Forced ultrasounds
    Very tiny, very remote increase in risk, much less than the risks fo actually giving birth. The intent of this is to invade women's bodies, shame them, and drive up the cost of abortion by severl...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    A key provision of the Affordable Health Care Act is premium support. If you make up to 4 times the poverty level, you will get help in paying premiums. There are thousands of businesses that are...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. To all "medical coverage is a privilege" folks:
    In most states, Medicaid only covers tooth extractions. I live in a city with 900,000 people. There are 4 dentists in this city who will take Medicaid to do extractions. Medicaid patients end up...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics


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