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  1. I'm a PCA just went to the night shift not sure what my routine should be..
    Hello all I am a RN student currently working as a PCA, to alleviate some stresses about childcare I have recently moved to the night shift (from day shift!! totally different world!). I feel like a...
    May 22, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  2. Nurses, how are you going to vote?  2012 US Presidential Election
    Obama/Biden!!!
    Nov 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. help on nursing dx
    Female with alzheimers disease among many other things going on. I need a second nursing dx and I was wondering if anxiety would be appropriate or if I would have to literally see her and observer...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Blood Pressures ... help
    Thanks everyone! passed my vitals skills test so excited now I can actually do something in the hospital!!
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Is it normal to go from straight As in prereqs to b- grades in nursing classes
    My school provides the Kaplan program as part of our tuition which I am guessing is good cause I have seen a few comments about using a study tool such as this. We won't be able to access Kaplan for...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Is it even possible to get all A's in nursing school?
    you are not alone i am feeling the exact same way right now, great advice up there
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Blood Pressures ... help
    Thank you lol that is what I really wanted to know too cause I am getting the hang of it I just need practice so my family members are my guinea pigs ha ha didn't wanna do it too much if it would...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. nursing diagnosis for care plan
    elevate head? nursing intervention? (small intervention but still an intervention)
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. Blood Pressures ... help
    wow that site was great thanks
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Blood Pressures ... help
    In my lab class we were taught how to take blood pressures.. like sort of...We were sort of told what to listen for and how to do it and then they only gave us like 5 minutes to practice. I went and...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Supplies
    Sphygmomanometer! Flashcards, Different color pens might help with taking notes and sorting out ideas
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Is it normal to go from straight As in prereqs to b- grades in nursing classes
    Yes that is definitely the feeling.. Humbling...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Is it normal to go from straight As in prereqs to b- grades in nursing classes
    Thank you guys ... at least I know I am not getting dumber I just have to step up my game and adjust to the different type of learning that nursing school calls for :)
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. 1st day clinical. I know nothing? is this normal?
    I feel exactly the same way... lol I know nothing and I don't know how I will ever know everything these nurses know
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Is it normal to go from straight As in prereqs to b- grades in nursing classes
    I don't know if I am just not myself regarding studying (which I think I am) or if it is normal to go from getting straight A's in prerequisites to B Grades in actual nursing classes. I got high 90s...
    Oct 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. The fear just hit me - help :(
    Keep thinking the way u were thinking hunni... don't view yourself negatively and others won't either in that you are a hundred percent right. As long as you are willing and eager to learn and be a...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Will this PCA position be considered as experience once I get my RN
    Yeah I didn't think it would count as RN experience sorry for the confusion...I start training on tuesday and I am very excited to learn the basics :)
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. Will this PCA position be considered as experience once I get my RN
    Awesome! Thank you guys! I am seeing the job market is not the easiest as it portrayed to be and that kinda scared me so I figured I should get some patient experience rather than making coffee all...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. Will this PCA position be considered as experience once I get my RN
    I just got a job as a PCA at an assisted living facility. I am a nursing student about to start nursing 1 in the fall... I have no prior experience with healthcare. I have a job right now at a...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. CNA courses in the catskill ny region???
    I am just starting in the fall as an official nursing student. All my prereqs are done and I am trying to get a job in a hospital. I applied to my local hospital for a pca which they train you on...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Am I rushing?  Thinking LPN instead of RN
    I would go for my RN... thats what I am going to do an that is advice I have gotten from people that are LPNs right now they would rather have just gone for their RN
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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