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  1. Kaplan-RN Review Class vs. Online Review
    @laura09, Thanks for replying! That's good to know! I was worried about that aspect of it!!
    May 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Kaplan-RN Review Class vs. Online Review
    @vanessaem, Thanks for replying! This is good to hear! I don't know if I could stand 21 more hours of a structured and rigid class at this point!!
    May 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Kaplan-RN Review Class vs. Online Review
    @RunBabyRun, Thanks for replying! I agree!! I like to have things that I don't understand to be clarified as well!
    May 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Kaplan-RN Review Class vs. Online Review
    I would like to hear from those of you who have taken one or both of them. I am trying to decide between the in-person review class or the online review. They are both $499 so it isn't the price...
    May 5
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Those who work in clinics who serve low income patients...
    A fantastic book about "non-compliance" is "The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures" by Ann Fadiman. It is one of the...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Ambulatory Care Nursing / Clinic Nursing
  6. Really need your advice from experienced nurses?
    Here in the US we have Vocational Rehabilitation which helps people with disabilities. All 50 states have them as it's a federal program. I listed New York's here so you could look at it and see if...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  7. Clinical Instructor Dilemma
    To premeditate something like that for no good reason and to share it (probably gleefully) with another instructor is beyond disturbing. She's one of the ones that give all of nursing a bad name. ...
    Jan 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Bodies, The Exhibit
    When it was in my city years ago, I didn't go because I wasn't sure about where the bodies came from either. I wondered though if the prisoners died of natural causes and it would be ok then. I...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Clinical Instructor Dilemma
    You've gotten excellent advice. I would take it all and handle it when you graduate. It's sad that in 2014 nursing is still one of the few if not the only field where this goes on and the only...
    Jan 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. The Shenanigans Involved With Scripting
    This reminds me of those clothing stores where they force some poor soul to stand at the front of the store and refold the same 500 shirts with the folding board and say "HI!" to every single person...
    Jan 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. "Recording lecture reinforces weakness."
    Thank you for the replies!! I addressed it the evaluation at the end of the course and may address it with the instructor after I graduate -as some wisely pointed out! I know that in this case...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Hard and Soft Skills
    I am in nursing school for a second career and worked as an aide in large urban university-based hospital for almost 3 years. This is SO true regardless of the industry. I used to work in a...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Failed Maternity Clinical? :(
    Keep going up the chain of command. The fact that she didn't follow the handbook to let you know that you had been warned is key here. How could you improve something that you didn't know about? ...
    Jan 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Surgical Oncology question
    I am starting clinical on a surgical oncology unit (step-down) and want to prepare. -Should I look read over all of my surgical/post-surgical lectures as well as oncology lectures? -Will...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  15. "Recording lecture reinforces weakness."
    Hi, I am a nursing student who also taught Pre-K through Adults for 10 years as certified teacher prior to entering nursing school. The above quote was said by my peds clinical instructor. ...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Desperate 2 become a NURSE
    There are a lot of jobs in nursing that are not at the bedside where it appears that most of your anxiety kicks in. One of the posters mentioned having bipolar and anxiety and working as a nurse...
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  17. UPMC Shadyside
    This is very typical of the more innocuous "junk" that you would have to put up with. Do not go to a Diploma school. Get your ADN then eventually do a bridge to BSN even MSN. Given that you...
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. Bullied for reporting a med error by another nurse
    @ StaffNurseMcS- I applaud your bravery and willingness to protect patients. I truly am sorry that you are being treated poorly by your colleagues now but sad to say that I am not surprised. I hope...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Cover Letters. Neccesary or waste of time?
    ALWAYS include a cover letter!!! It is an opportunity for you to SHINE! Share things about yourself that have no section on a resume and/or paint a picture for the "them" why all of your past work...
    Sep 4, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. The Night The Fire Died
    Excellent. Too bad it's non-fiction.
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Should I Go to Med School?
    I don't think your two bio profs were giving you a backhanded compliment at all. If you have a strong desire to be an MD, then do as so many have suggested research, shadow, question, weigh...
    Aug 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  22. Failed NCLEX
    Could it be more of an anxiety thing and NOT a knowing the content thing? Like others have said, you passed nursing school and if you got to 265 you were close to passing. One of clinical...
    Jun 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. My Name is Susan
    @salvadordolly, Interestingly, I am the oldest child of an alcoholic dad. I know that I haven't resolved my feelings and how it actively impacts me even today. I've dabbled in al-anon and...
    Apr 4, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  24. My Name is Susan
    Some have said that everyone has an addiction. Not true at all. True addiction whether it is alcohol, drugs, sex, food, video games, etc., is life-threatening. The addict's life and often the...
    Apr 3, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  25. Nursing student with ADHD, struggling in clinical!
    I tried PMing you again but was denied! Not sure why! Here is the important part of the PM: I was never consistent with herbals I bought so I am not sure what really works. I would research...
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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