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  1. Decision to make urgently.
    From your post, it's clear that you are not comfortable/don't want the float. I think down the road those extra $2 will not make you happy enough to take the float position!
    Apr 9
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Management HESI?
    It's much more like practice tests than case studies. Do you have the LaCharity Priority, Delegation and Assignment book? That's great prep for the mgmt hesi.THe only prep I did for it was...
    Apr 2
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  3. Required Transition Program vs. Current Orientation Programs
    In my area (Philly) the transition programs are pretty much standard in the hospitals (they're called Nurse Residency) but not in any of the sub-acute/LTC/SNFs. They're all year-long programs, and...
    Apr 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Today I made a big mistake.
    I'm unclear as to exactly how this happened. (And I'm honestly not trying to pile on the OP, just understand the circumstances because each program varies) In my program, an instructor must be...
    Apr 1
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. West Chester University BSN for the RN
    I'd love to hear more info on this - I have a BA, and am graduating with ADN this may. I'm applying to WCU for the RN-BSN, as well as a few others.
    Mar 24
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  6. What are thoughts on Simplenursing.com ?
    I have never personally purchased any of the content, though several of my classmates have and say it's great. I have watched several of the videos on youtube, and if you can get past the silly...
    Mar 17
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Petitioning for DCCC 2014 Nursing Program
    just got this in an email, thought you all might be interested! Print Preview
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. Petitioning for DCCC 2014 Nursing Program
    Yep, you can do the gen ends before you're accepted into nursing. You'll just apply to the college (either undecided or health sciences for a major) and then when you're almost done with them, you...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. Petitioning for DCCC 2014 Nursing Program
    in order to graduate from DCCC, you have to meet the college's general ed requirements for an associate's degree. (these are the sociology, humanities, etc classes in that list) In addition, you...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. From Nursing Student to Nurse:  Smoothing the Transition
    as a soon-to-be-graduate (hopefully with a job not long after that!!) I appreciate this post very much. (and as a former NYCer....I'm hoping to get a preceptor who tells it like it is ;) )
    Mar 11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. Open to advice for new nursing student/visual learner
    I'm a visual-kinesthetic as well, and I I have found it very helpful to write out flashcards for everything! Just the act of reading it, writing it, and then re-reading it (on the cards) really...
    Mar 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Petitioning for DCCC 2014 Nursing Program
    The orientation isn't 4 hours, but it is long - plan to be there at least 2 hours because they'll go over more than just what classes you need. You'll get info on the physical you need to get,...
    Mar 10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  13. Trouble in clinical. Prioritizing. Help
    I know so much varies from program to program, but something struck me in your description. are you only getting report from your instructor? We are required to be at change of shift report for our...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Delaware County Community College 2014 Students
    there's a pretty active thread for DCCC in the Pennsylvania Nursing forum here - go check it out :) (and good luck from a very-soon-to-be-grad from DCCC - 83 days till our Pinning!!)
    Feb 25
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Clinical instructor gives study guide to clinical group is this unfair
    I think it's rather petty that you want to report this clinical instructor for this. Would you report a fellow student for buying a study guide or an NCLEX resource not required by the instructor? ...
    Feb 22
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Maternity Clinical Redo- Tips?
    Yes, these are all important. Confident teaching because new moms are already freaked out and a nervous nurse will just make them that much more stressed out. I+O are important for a host of reasons....
    Feb 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Has anyone ever signed up for SIMPLENURSING.COM (NCLEX75)??? is it any good?? HELP!
    are you SERIOUS?! How did you find that out? I always wondered how a nurse could find the time to record all those videos!
    Feb 13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Thinking about writing a research paper r/t NICU
    I'm a future NICU hopeful, as well! I'm currently writing a paper on perinatal palliative care - it's a fascinating topic, and there's a good deal of recent research on the topic. Several of the...
    Feb 13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Living independently while in Nursing school, is it possible?
    I have to first commend you - you sound like you've got it all together, and that would be impressive for someone a decade older than you. Good for you! Now, I have a suggestion that hasn't been...
    Feb 5
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Is there really a huge amount of horizontal violence(bullying) in the profession
    I have no experienced or witnessed any bullying (either among my cohort or lateral violence among the staff at any of the clinical facilities I've been in). Instructors are strict when necessary,...
    Jan 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Question: kidneys & K+
    Think back to A+P... where is potassium controlled/processed in the body? What happens if potassium is poorly controlled and levels get high in the blood?
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Petitioning for DCCC 2014 Nursing Program
    Yes, you can do the bridge to MSN (it's 3-4 courses that are part of the bsn program, and then you start with the grad classes. ou do not get awarded a BSN with this program track, just the MSN). ...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  23. So I failed my HESI Really bad... :( Am I going to fail the nclex?!
    how are you doing in your nursing course exams? If you're skimming right at the passing mark for those, then I think it's probably time to examine how well you are really synthesizing all the info....
    Jan 28
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  24. Clinical Instructor Dilemma
    Like others have already said, I would try to just keep your head down and plow through the last 4 clinicals with this instructor. I would also, however, keep a journal (facts only, keep out opinion...
    Jan 28
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Brain Sheet for Clinical
    This is one I doctored up based on one I found online (I think from here, lol) It's good for med/surg. Originally when just getting 1 pt, I'd print it full size on one page (landscape orientation)...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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