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  1. Accepted into Nursing School
    Congrats! :) if you have the time, get your CNA if you haven't already. Not the biggest deal but it does help. A lot of people recommend that you relax and take it easy before you start and that's...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. Nursing Student Advice
    Yes! All the students in my class that's didn't get their CNA, now wish they had! It really helps because while everyone else is still stumbling over the basics, you can study and work on the more...
    Oct 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Any good apps for bones?
    Google msjensen bones test. That's a good site. For the vertebrae, a very simple way of distinguishing thoracic, lumbar and cervical is this: first, cervical is easy (smallest and have the hole in...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. OMG, is it only the second day of nursing school????
    Hell... My first 3 weeks were hell. I cried, had panic attacks and wanted to quit nearly every single day. But it gradually got better and better. Now, 7 weeks in, I've finally got into a routine and...
    Oct 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. UNMC Acceptance Rate?
    No problem :) and thank you!! :D
    Sep 8
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing
  6. UNMC Acceptance Rate?
    Ummm well... I think I had something like 65 credits or so. I can't remember exactly. When I officially submitted my application (January 2014), the last class I needed was statistics. You have to...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing
  7. UNMC Acceptance Rate?
    So far, it hasn't been terribly difficult. Yes, it's VERY overwhelming. I'm not gonna lie about that. But I think that comes with any nursing school. I love my school and my teachers. They're all...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing
  8. Already doubting myself
    I know exactly how you feel right now. I'm in my second week of nursing school. It does get better! I can't say that it gets easier, because it doesn't! It's just that you're getting soooo much...
    Sep 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. How many classes?
    Everyone has their own pace. No need to feel pathetic. I'll be starting my program on the 25th as well! We have to take 4 classes, a lab and clinicals. This includes: patho, health assessment, health...
    Aug 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Petite Scrubs!
    I agree! They're one of the more petite scrubs and they're incredibly soft. They not only run on the small side, but they also come in petite sizes as well. I'm 5'1" and about 105 pounds. I bought...
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  11. Just curious..what color is your stethoscope?
    I just bought the exact same one for nursing school! Love it!
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. GPA to become a nurse?
    I realize that I'm being very optimistic. If the OP decides to continue down the the nursing route, he/she will need to get much more serious about his/her studies. With those grades, the odds are...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. GPA to become a nurse?
    My high school counselor and college advisor both told me I probably wouldn't get accepted into nursing school and to give up on my dream, just like you. But you know where I am now? Awaiting my...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Scrub Alterations?
    I bought the smallest size they offer, which is XXS. :( And the reason why it's so expensive is because we have different uniforms for different facilities, plus a lab coat and warm up jacket. All...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  15. What prerequisites do you need to get BSN from South Florida?
    I found this: http://health.usf.edu/nursing/academics/second-degree/admissions.html Hopefully that's the school you're talking about. It says that's for second degrees, but the pre-reqs are about...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Scrub Alterations?
    I should've specified. I'm talking about scrub TOP alterations only.
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  17. Scrub Alterations?
    Hello everyone! I'm a very small woman, so finding scrubs that I don't drown in is difficult. After the original price of the uniforms plus alterations, it will come to about $300 so I want to...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. help me pls D:
    They're right. Wasn't thinking about the fact that it's a virus :P dumb mistake. It was obviously way past my bed time. Lol Sorry to lead you in the wrong direction!
    Jun 3
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. help me pls D:
    Good luck :)
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. help me pls D:
    Okay so my thinking is that if you don't prevent infection, and give a prophylactic antibiotic, baby is less likely to acquire HIV than if you were to only try to prevent infection and not give...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. help me pls D:
    Well we can rule out B. if you remember the bodily fluids through which HIV/AIDS can be transmitted. D is obviously wrong. So A or C. I'm gonna take a wild guess and say C. I'm sure someone else...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Any A&P II study tips?
    For me, it was just as easy as A&P I. As the old adage goes, see one, do one, teach one. Statistics say that we learn 10% of what we read, 20% of what we see, 30% of what we hear, 50% of what we...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. UNMC Traditional BSN 2014 Acceptance?
    Hey! Hope you're both doing well! I'm just curious if either of you have been fully admitted. I'm pretty positive I've completed all the compliance requirements plus CITI training, immunizations and...
    Jun 1
    Forum: Nebraska Nursing
  24. Volunteering
    My GPA wasn't fantastic (3.6). I think my 2 years of volunteer work definitely helped with my acceptance to nursing school for the fall. So YES! And even if it doesn't help at all, at least it wasn't...
    May 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. White Shoes for clinicals
    I'm also on the hunt for cute and comfortable all-white shoes. It's actually turning out to be a bit of a challenge. So far, these are a few of my favorites: Love Puma! They don't look very comfy...
    May 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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