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  1. "Should Doctors Fire Their Anti-Vaccine Patients?"
    We live in a country with a lot of "freedoms." If a doctor wants to "fire" the patient, it's his/her right. But I am just wondering...if your obese patient doesn't lose weight, are you going to fire...
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  2. L&D nurses - different viewpoints on birth
    I have a large family. I had some of the kids with epidurals and some without. I am a postpartum nurse who started in L&D. I see a huge difference between babies born with no interventions and...
    Oct 12, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. NCLEX Tips - One I Never Knew
    My one tip....despite all the talk about one question per minute and how you need to practice doing that...before I sat down for NCLEX, I thought to myself "Why bother with one minute per question?"...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Weiss Memorial Hospital
    I need more information about Weiss Memorial in Chicago. Do Weiss RNs belong to a union? What is the starting salary at Weiss or one of the Vanguard hospitals? What kind of benefits do they offer?...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  5. What did you do the day before your test date?
    I studied. Couldn't help myself. Lab values, content, etc. Didn't need any of it on the exam
    Jul 21, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. How to study the Content for the Nclex?
    I used saunders 5 e and it has content and questions. Excellent for content. Good luck
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. If you live in Illinois, this one's for you...
    Graduated but haven't taken NCLEX yet. Was offered $26 an hour in hospice home care. Suburb next to Chicago.
    May 22, '13
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  8. ATI Appeal
    I have taken several ATI exams and scored a Level 3 in all. Do I imagine this means I will pass NCLEX with 75 questions? NO! Absolutely not! Because our school doesn't incorporate the ATI into...
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. "true knot"
    One of my kids was born with two knots in his umbilical cord, one over the other, and he was perfectly healthy, with an apgar of 9. The doc said he had never, in 25 years, ever seen or heard of such...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. Women and men beware: HPV, the culprit behind more than just cervical cancer?
    There are so many strains of HPV. I don't know if I believe any of this. Sounds like fear-mongering again, to sell vaccines.
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  11. Dealing with a sick loved one or death while in school?
    I feel so bad for you. I don't think you should put your life on hold, although it is important to be there as much as you can for your Mom. Unfortunately, she is suffering terribly from her choices....
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Help- what are the requirements for Truman College nursing!
    You only need the prerequisites. That's it. The other classes would be nice, and they are going to look at your overall GPA (CCC) and compass score. The CNA, etc. won't mean much to them,...
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  13. "It isn't your mother; it's the disease"
    I visited my grandmother a few times over the years, after she was placed in a nursing home. I felt very little emotion towards her and only visited as a kindness. She lived in our home for many...
    Aug 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Illinois Schools NCLEX pass rates 2006 - 2010
    This is certainly interesting information, but NCLEX pass rates say very little about the rigors of a program or how successful they are at educating potential nurses, for the very simple reason that...
    Aug 4, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  15. Truman College (CCC) Nursing Books
    How many of you have already purchased the textbooks for the first year at Truman? Did you purchase the package from the bookstore, or did you buy them online, separately? If you bought them online,...
    Aug 1, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. Thoughts about Organ Donors?
    My nephew, age 9, received a heart from a donor. He is now running around like a young boy should, happy and healthy. We are so grateful to the family who donated the organ.
    Jul 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Truman College Nursing Students starting Fall 2011!!
    Yes, Mother-of-2. The pre-requisites for entrance are Chemistry, Biology, and Math. See Truman website for info on which ones.
    Jul 19, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  18. What do you think of nurses who can't spell medical terms?
    Spelling the words incorrectly isn't as bad as pronouncing the words incorrectly, but it does appear somewhat unprofessional.
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Truman College Nursing Students starting Fall 2011!!
    Did they send an email with this information....that we should order our uniforms now, rather than at orientation? and when? I never received anything, of course. Tx.
    Jul 11, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. For students with insomnia, what have you found that works for you?
    I don't eat high protein foods after lunch...they keep me up at night. I eat root vegetables (naturopath gave me this advice, and it works for me). I don't drink caffeine at night and preferably not...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Truman College Nursing Students starting Fall 2011!!
    ?The Argyle Clinic (on Argyle near Broadway) charged me around $35 for the 10 panel drug screen. I had the Tuberculosis test there at the same time, and I was charged $65 total. I don't know where...
    Jun 30, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  22. TSA asks a 95 y/o women to remove brief
    Sure do. We're not the terrorists. If 99% of all terrorists are of a certain persuasion (I don't care which), then let them be subject to intense checks and having their diapers examined. Go for it.
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. OK Truth Time!! Who Else Had To Get Readers(Glasses) Yet???
    I was fine until a couple of months ago. I have a strong prescription, nearsighted, but all of a sudden I can't read medicine bottles if they are covered in some type of plastic material, or pages of...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Is it just nurses or........
    What do you do with people who have other types of Bachelor's degrees and then become RNs? Do those degrees count for anything (because as we know, a nice number of students in ADN programs are...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Childhood diseases return as parents refuse vaccines
    "...apparently you are too young to know how serious chicken pox can get or the horrific scarring it left on many children or the damages it causes to a fetus if a woman contracts it while...
    Jun 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing News


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