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  1. Select all that apply...
    We have someone in our school of nursing who is a resource person for students who are having difficulty with exams. She comes every semester to offer tips for exams, this semester she went over SATA...
    2:13 am
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Mocked by teacher in post conference.
    Nursing school can be incredibly dysfunctional but sometimes you just need to deal with it to get through, if you are serious about finishing nursing school try seeing you can rescind your withdrawal...
    2:02 am
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Mocked by teacher in post conference.
    Honestly I think you may have acted in haste; if you had an issue with this instructor your responsibility was to speak with them on a 1:1 about the issue at hand if that did not resolve the issue...
    1:09 am
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. What is the nurses role in preventing/reducing post c-section infections?
    I would start off by using the databases provided by your school, run a couple of searches on Cesarian Section reduction/infection. Try different combination, make sure you select scholarly articles...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Patient Diagnoses For Patient on CRRT
    Actual problems before Potential problems, also don't associate a medical diagnosis with a nursing diagnosis. Your nursing diagnosis should be formulated around what you assessed, did the patient...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. How do you deal with a bad clinical instructor?
    I recommend you voice your concerns to the instructor before following up the chain of command. You could ask to speak to them on a 1:1 basis and at this time say something to the effect of "I feel...
    Sep 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. TEAS TEST RETAKE
    When I studied for the TEAS V exam a few years ago I used the McGraw Hill Nursing School Entrance Exams study book; it was 20 bucks at B&N. It really helped, there was a section devoted to the...
    Sep 19
    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  8. What would you do?
    If I were in your position I would keep that to myself. Let the instructor be the one to judge whether she can/cannot communicate with her assigned patients. Was that rude to interrupt the guest...
    Sep 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Clinical Mistakes
    It was not a mistake but more of a good thing I double checked. I had a patient on an oncology floor who was on various abx and IVF. The main IVF was bicarb and I had to administer an abx. I went...
    Sep 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Good tips for remembering growth and development milestones?
    To be honest this is just one of those things you just kind of have to memorize, a painful process as all of our exams incorporated some form of G&D. Best of Luck!
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Nursing program questions
    You are very welcome! I'm not a nurse yet, I will be graduating in December if everything goes well :-]
    Sep 5
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Worksheets
    Pinterest is great, type something you need help on like diabetes and let the diagrams and pictures flow.
    Sep 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Fundamentals of nursing
    One of the key things to do when studying is to begin thinking "how will I see this manifested in the patient, what will i do, what is the safest thing to do?" Studying to just memorize will not work...
    Sep 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Nursing program questions
    1. Know your style of learning; take an online assessment for learning/study styles. Nursing courses are notoriously full of content which has to be sifted and organized. You have to be able to make...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Did I take the bait (for profit school)?
    The reason why the NCLEX-RN pass rates are not listed on the BON website is because you would be eligible to sit for the NCLEX once you have attained the ASN/Diploma. Metro State University is an...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Failed 1st Semester of Nursing Program
    I have to agree with all the previous posters, - Find a study group of 3-4 people; attend the study sessions AFTER reading the material yourself. Don't expect to be taught material. Study sessions...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Scanner suggestions??
    I use the Epson Workforce WF-2540, it's not the fastest at scanning but it's nice that it has a document feeder for scanning (so I don't have to do one paper at a time) and can wirelessly transmit...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Transferred can't register for classes until semester starts!
    I can imagine how that could be incredibly frustrating and worrisome; I recommend on getting in touch with your adviser as you mentioned and ask whether you will be in core nursing classes or in...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Hand care
    I used to have extremely red and dry hands after working 2-3 nights in a row, one of the nurses I work with told me to try Gold Bond Softening lotion w/ shea butter. I found it really helps my hands...
    Jul 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. third semester challenges
    No need to be rude, I passed OB/PEDS with an A and had the mentality that these kids were just little adults. It's my personal belief and served me very well through the semester. I studied my butt...
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. What is a "passing grade" for your nursing program?
    At my school anything above a 70% is considered passing; assignments, papers, projects, etc are considered clinical work and are graded on a pass/fail rubric.
    Jul 6
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. third semester challenges
    They aren't some exotic creature that you can't touch, granted the margin to make an error is much smaller and interventions have to be quick and accurate but the same can be said for a critical...
    Jul 4
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. third semester challenges
    Pediatrics/OB/L&D at my school is a very difficult semester with many students barely making it, because of this I was extremely scared and apprehensive; which in the long run made me focus and study...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Vaping as opposed to cigarettes?
    The hospital for which I work treats electronic cigarettes as if they were real cigarettes; which means they are not allowed to be used in or around the hospital campus. ...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. How to Resign
    Have to agree with anixon, I would make an appointment with your manager, inform them that while you are thankful for the opportunity to work for XY Medical Center you cannot commit to that...
    Jun 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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