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  1. Male Nurse Hair Styles
    I actually had a faux hawk for my first few months of employment. Got too many comments from my coworkers and patients with how it looked so I just ended up getting it clean cut and combed over....
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  2. Regarding nursing students- was this too much to ask?
    To be honest I could either see my classmates either being irritated or happy that their preceptor was going above and beyond in terms of learning experiences. While I was in my high acuity...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Does overtime count for the two year minimum of experience for certifications?
    Was told by my educator that I would be eligible for certain certifications at my unit and I decided to look some of them up. While the amount of experience in said specialty varies from...
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Houston Schools (fast track to RN)
    My friend who now got in his second semester at UTHSC-H was actually offered a position for the accelerated program but chose to continue on with the traditional track that started in the Fall....
    Dec 29, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. Quality between Littmann models that big of a difference?
    I'll be receiving a stethoscope for my grad present and I was curious as to whether or not there is a big difference between the higher end models, specifically those within the $150 to $300 price...
    Dec 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Job market outlook in LA for 3 - 5 years experienced nurses?
    A friend of mine was interested in moving down to LA to go to school there within the next few years and inquired me to be a roommate of sorts. I hear it's pretty bad for new grads to get a job...
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  7. University of Texas of Health Sciences
    That was enough for me when I got in and I'm about to graduate in a few months. Everyone that got accepted had different HESI scores/GPA's so it's pretty well rounded.
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. Accepted! Now what?
    Learn how to calm down and just take things a step at a time. It's not as serious as people make it out to be sometimes. You can still have some sort of social life and get the grades you need. About...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. UTHSC-Houston Spring 2013
    Randomly stumbled upon this while trying to find some info on some grad schools. I got in a year ago with 6 drops and the selection process seemed pretty random. All sorts of various demographics and...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. UTHSC-Houston Fall 2012 Applicants
    It was around very early March that I found out I got accepted through UTLink and around a few weeks later that the letter came in. This might be the last semester yall will be able to find out early...
    Jan 30, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Hey guys!  Post what you are going to do right after you graduate.  I'll start.
    I want to make sure I can even make it through the next semester first haha! I was told to take it one day at a time when I first got in, finding a job can wait, just gotta make sure I pass...
    Dec 31, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. UTHSC (Houston) Spring 2012
    As long as the pharm or patho class is an upper level class, UT will accept them as transfer credit. Also keep in mind the school doesn't really matter in the end, what matters is your license. GPA...
    Nov 20, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. UTHSC (Houston) Spring 2012
    They offered the pell grants and subsidized and unsubsidized loans. The scholarship application you will have to fill out on the side, and from what I know some students have gotten offers or so sent...
    Sep 28, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. men in NS
    There were way more guys than I actually expected to see at orientation. Quite a few younger guys also so I won't feel so out of place. Gotta figure out how to gently turn down people that are...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. Hardest Prerequisite
    It was A&P I for me. The fact that I didn't really have the capability to mass memorize many parts of the body in a short amount of time really dealt a blow to me during the lab portions. A&P II was...
    Jul 24, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Post 9/11 GI Bill
    Oh okay. Thank you very much. I also got a reply from the VA stating that once they send the tuition finances to the school if I already paid the tuition, then the school should send me back the...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Post 9/11 GI Bill
    Not exactly sure if I should ask this in the Pre-Nursing Students or General Nursing Students forum but I was curious as for anyone paying for their education through the Post 9/11 GI Bill. I found...
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. What are easy food to make for a youngster who can't cook
    For sheer convenience you could always throw whatever meats you want under the George Foreman Grill. Instead of the microwave or oven, I use it to cook thawed out and seasoned chicken and burger...
    Jun 20, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  19. Should I have taken Biology before starting CNA program?
    I don't remember anything related to biology or any other science prerequisite courses related to the CNA class I took. Maybe you might get some neat little tidbits of information here or there, but...
    May 23, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Anyone made it through Nsg school WITHOUT caffeine , Adderall, or Red Bull??
    I drink Monster on occasion for a small kick but I know once I start the clinical portion of nursing school, I'll be packing 5 hour energy bottles with me every day. Much better kick than coffee or...
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Anatomy before Chemistry?
    I took it in the order of General Biology I, Microbiology/Chemistry, A&P I, A&P II. Either General Biology I or A&P I were considered prerequisites for Microbiology at my campus though. I don't...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Should I get Varicella titer, MMR titer, Flu shot, Tdap shot in one day??
    I remember when I took my titers and shots for nursing related courses. It was just one shot and 8 titers, but I didn't realize that each titer would require one vial, so quite a bit of blood was...
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. what do you need to really get into UT Houston BSN program?
    You don't. I took a CNA course just for application purposes and it never really got used. Also all I needed to do was submit my application fee, transcript, and HESI scores and I was suprised I got...
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Best pre-req's to take over the summer!!
    If the school you're taking your prerequisites at and the nursing schools you plan to apply to accept CLEP, I would try to take out a few courses that way. That's how I got Lifespan Growth and...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Fall 2011 UT Houston Health Sciences hopefuls
    I wouldn't worry about it too much then unless you get the rejection letter or your application file removed on UTLink. It appears to be that UTHSC is updating statuses in groups rather than all at...
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing