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  1. PPD Allergy?
    @ roser13: I told them that I would be more than willing to take an IGRA or Gold test but they said without documentation they were not willing. Thank you for help though! @ dishes: I spoke with...
    May 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. PPD Allergy?
    Sine I have been 17 I have had PPDs done, at first I never had any reactions to it, but every year that I have had it I have gotten more and more of a reaction. Two years ago I had one done and I...
    May 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Which is a better path?
    I would say look at your job listings for ICU. In all the ones I have looked at they say they want either previous ICU experience or several years of medical surgical experience.
    Jan 16
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. what to bring? besides my brain.
    Bring a drink A snack with both carbs and protein, I bucked the system and instead of bringing a healthy snack I brought my lucky chocolate milk! It has carbs, protein, and CHOCOLATE! Seriously how...
    Jan 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Help! Assited living OR Urgent care??
    I think it all depends on what your long term goals are. If you want a job within the nursing capacity were you work closely with patients and gives you a structured routine, a regular schedule, and...
    Jan 15
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Taking NCLEX Jan 7th
    Seriously the BEST advice! When I took mine I went the day before thinking it would be easy to find. I went around in circles for over an hour until I got a hold of a friend and found out it was on...
    Jan 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Last 2 days before NCLEX-what to do
    I asked the same question when I took the exam a few months ago and the pretty much unanimous vote was to do NOTHING! Get out of the house and away from the computer/study materials! What I did was...
    Jan 11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. All Online WOC course
    Hello All! I am a fairly new nurse looking to become a WOC nurse. I'm trying to look for a 100% online WOC course. Any recommendations on which programs I should look at? I have heard that Emery is...
    Dec 10, '14
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  9. Where do we keep our stuff?
    For class I had a basic tote bag (Vera Bradley pleated tote). I never carried my books to class, there was just not enough room on the little desk tables to have a note book and text book. Plus in...
    Jul 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nclex
    Congratulations cmoney567! :)
    Jul 19, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. NCSBN Learning Extension
    I used the NCSBN when prepping for the NCLEX. Some of the chapters are very long and a bit dry but it was a really good review on all topics tested on the NCLEX. The courses main focus is on content...
    Jul 19, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Crazy state regulations
    Wash cloth on the floor of the linen closet shampoo/soap stored in the linen closet 3 loop fibers pulled up from the carpet Patient missing a black pair of sweat pants Trash can without a bag...
    Jul 17, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. New Grad orientation...
    Thanks for all the feed back. I have started my job and will have about 6 weeks of orientation and then I am on my own. Just does not seem like it is enough.
    Jul 16, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Seminars and workshops for nursing students
    Have you thought of taking a pals of acls course? It would keep you busy and it will look good on a resume.
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. What age did you complete your BSN or ASN?
    BSN 24
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. New Grad orientation...
    I was just curious on what the average amount of time orientation is for new grads. How many weeks do you get? What type of facility do you work for (Hospital, LTC, ect)? What unit?
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Graduating and depressed
    Don't let one group of nurses or facility get you down. There are some jobs were the work loads are intense and there is a high burn out rate. But here is whats great about nursing, you can do...
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. My NCLEX story...RN
    CoNgRaTuLaTiOnS SMB_RN!!! Just a tip I know I have heard from several different resources that the trick to answering SATA questions is to treat each answer as a True or False question. It made a...
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. How many pre-reqs?
    I did my first year of nursing school I had... Intro to Nursing (with a 3 hour lab) Promoting Health and wellness (nursing) Chemistry (with a 3 hour lab) Nutrition (which was considered a BIO...
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Courses you found useful...
    Not sure what your school offers but one of the classes I took when I was on a wait list for an ADN program was a Death and Dying class. It was very interesting to learn about death and dying in...
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. How I passed the NCLEX-PN, 2nd attempt.
    @Sierrarox: I used this thread to help give me an idea. It is pretty out dated but lab values don't change a lot. I wrote down all the ones that seemed to pop up the most and then looked them up in...
    Jul 13, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. How I passed the NCLEX-PN, 2nd attempt.
    CONGRATULATIONS adgn!!! You have worked hard, now time to celebrate! Good luck with the job hunt!
    Jul 12, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. any nursing programs with no waitlist and with housing anywhere in the United States
    I went to the University of Maine at Fort Kent. I applied in April and was accepted into nursing for that fall. The reason why the college has no waitlists is basically because it is in the middle of...
    Jul 12, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Did I really just pass??
    CONGRATULATIONS!!! :)
    Jul 12, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. The nerves of NCLEX
    CONGRATULATIONS!!!!! Now go out and celebrate! :D
    Jul 12, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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