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  1. Nursing Student in Recovery
    Hello! Yes,I am still doing great. No relapse or cravings. I'm proud of myself, but I'm still hanging in there! It's been hard a few times, but I got through it. Thank you for asking! <3
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Nursing Student in Recovery
    Thank you so much for all the positive comments and advice. I appreciate the time you took to respond. Writing has been such a significant part of my steps to recovery. I just starting at the...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Nursing Student in Recovery
    Hey guys!It's been awhile since I've posted here.....anywhere on AN. I'm on a break from nursing school dealing with recovery of opiate addiction. I'm just seeking any advice. It begins literally...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. What is your personal philosophy of nursing?
    Please read this thread I started back in the summer. I asked the same question before nursing school even started for me and was bombarded with accusations with asking for "homework" help. Before...
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Clinical Site Rules for Your School?
    I think once we are further along in our program (ADN) we will have more freedom to chart. Especially in our preceptorships. It really depends on the facility you are at. The hospital we are in...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Nursing School Is Literally Driving Me Crazy
    After some thought, I am going to go to the Students with Disabilities office first thing Tuesday morning. Thank you for your advice.
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Clinical Site Rules for Your School?
    We do not document anything. We do our own head to toe assessment to turn into our clinical instructor. If we do get vitals, give baths, etc. We report this to the CNA who documents our information. ...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Nursing School Is Literally Driving Me Crazy
    I am in therapy and see my therapist and MD regularly. Here are my exact dx: GAD, Major Depression and Borderline Personality Disorder I take 0.5 mg Klonopin PRN and 50 mg Pristiq q daily. ...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. How did you pass dosage calculation?
    I agree with the Dimensional Analysis. That's the formula that worked best for me.
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Nursing School Is Literally Driving Me Crazy
    I am a first year/second semester student in an ADN program. I also have a number of anxiety and panic disorders along with major depression that are all being treated with medications. Is...
    Jan 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Best Review Book for School/NCLEX
    I don't know who you were addressing, but after switching to PREP-U my nursing program now has a 100% pass rate on the NCLEX. All of our new grads pass on the first try. I am only in the second...
    Jan 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. Best Review Book for School/NCLEX
    PREP-U is the most amazing NCLEX prep! My school just dumped using the Saunders and went to PREP-U. I highly suggest this. It has been a great tool for tests and preparing for the NCLEX. It...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. How did you pass dosage calculation?
    Practice, practice, practice. Don't bother working out calculations you already know. Focus on the one's you are having trouble with. I had to make a 100% in order to pass. You can do 90%. :)...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. dressing change
    My clinical instructor is a WOCN and she has sought out many dressing changes for us. We use clean gloves but change into a fresh pair when needed during the dressing change, such as right after...
    Jan 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. I failed out of the RN program at my Community College. I need help/advice
    Hi Esme! I think she was trying to say at first she wanted to be a CRNA then after Psych she decided she liked that better. I was confused too until I re-read it. :) I'm sorry you are struggling....
    Jan 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. New nursing student question...what do you use to carry all these books?!
    You don't need to take all your books with you. If you want to take any...find out exactly which one(s) you will need for that day and just take those. I rarely take my because everything we need...
    Jan 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. One more week of freedom....
    Thanks for the advice! :)
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Advice!!!
    *AN issue.....here is the rest. Also, if you have trouble taking tests this book is a great resource. Nursing tests are different from any other tests I have ever taken. Amazon.com: Test Success:...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Advice!!!
    I am not in a BSN program, but an ADN program. My advice is to stay as organized as possible. I bought a large calender and it on my fridge with important dates such as clincal, skills check-off...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. One more week of freedom....
    My second semester starts next week. I am excited to get back into the swing of things, but I have really enjoyed my 4 week break. What can I expect for the second semester of an ADN program? I...
    Jan 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. How hard is sociology ?
    Sociology was the most ridiculous class I took before getting into nursing school. Very easy and unneeded in my opinion.
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Anyone taken philosophy?
    I took a Philosophy class just to take it. I didn't need it for my nursing degree. I was just interested in it. It is a lot of thinking and reading. It was a very tough class and only a few people...
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Real vs fake chest pain
    I would treat everyone as if the are experiencing true chest pain. It isn't for us to decide is the are faking or not. Always cover yourself and follow policy.
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  24. why do cna think
    This needs to be closed. I, too, smell troll. However, CNA's are an important part of healthcare. CNA's who have been working for awhile do learn things and pick up on skills, etc. Yes, many...
    Jan 3, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  25. Dealing with conflict?
    We have quite a few younger girls just out of high school in my nursing class. They still act like they are in high school. I just chalk it up to their age and immaturity. I ignore them and go about...
    Dec 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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