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  1. Enabling as a caring behavior?
    Is someone able to explain to me how enabling can be defined as a caring behavior, i.e. as a positive behavior? My professor is asking for positive enabling constructs we provided our patients with,...
    Mar 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Nursing Games is taking its toll
    Yep the losses can be brutal! 1st semester we started with 30 and by May were down to 7. Now in my next to last semester, we have had some LPN's & students who previously failed out join us, and we...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Why do people belittle others to make themselves feel better?
    I'm in my next to last semester of nursing school, and I'm with the same small cohort for every class/clinical. have been since day 1. I have a very good Gpa & am always one of the top grades in the...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. NANDA Nursing Diagnosis HELP!
    "Risk for"s are only a 2 part Nsg dx. If you are only at risk, you will not have any evidence yet to include an aeb or amb. If you do have evidence, then you are no longer at risk, you already have...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. Class of 2013 anyone?
    May 10 2013 to be exact! Not that I'm counting down the days or anything (220) :). Finished Peds this semester and am now in OB. Next up is advanced med surg, and psych in January. We are almost...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Test Advice
    http://m.dummies.com/how-to/content/dissecting-nclexrn-questions-and-focusing-on-the-s.html Great website for learning how to do nursing style questions. Once you learn how to answer nclex style...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. 1st post and 5th week of nursing school. HELP!
    Always remember your ABC framework when prioritizing nursing dx. Pain is also an important dx. Do you have a nursing care plan book? If not, definitely invest in one. They are very helpful with...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. How to convert kg to lbs/oz.
    I was right! Our prof told the class 1st thing she had made a mistake & gave us another example on the board. We then took our dosage calc exam & I got 100%, which you must get to pass this class....
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. I am having alot of trouble with adjusting to nursing exam questions
    Hang in there, it is definitely an adjustment! I agree with the previous posters about Maslow and the ABC's. I always follow that! What I also found helpful was doing lots of practice questions in...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Failed my first test of senior year!!!!
    You can definitely recover from this! I agree with what everyone said...go see your teacher, review your test to see where you went wrong (I do this with every single test, even the ones where I've...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. How to convert kg to lbs/oz.
    Thanks everyone for your help!
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. How to convert kg to lbs/oz.
    Please help my dosage test is Thursday! How do you convert kg to lbs/oz? I have a sample problem but I think the teacher's answer may be wrong... If baby weighs 2.8 kg, convert to lbs/oz I get...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Anyone else graduating 2013??
    May 10th 2013 here!!! It can't come fast enough!
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Favorite Words
    Status astmathicus
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Favorite Words
    Anticholinergic :)
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Just because I want to tell...
    Way to go!!! You should be proud of yourself! :)
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. 2nd year of ADN program starts tomorrow....ahhhhh!
    I am into my third week now... Level 2 is a whole new world! All last year we were coddled and coached and not allowed to touch a patient without our instructor there... This year our instructors...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. When does hypoglycemia usually occur?
    The answer was 0930. Thanks for the insulin link! We ended up having a pop quiz and I got 100% on it thankfully! :)
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. When does hypoglycemia usually occur?
    It makes sense to me now! Thank you all for your help!
    Aug 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. When does hypoglycemia usually occur?
    Thank you! So basically it has to do with the onset of the particular insulin in addition to their food consumption. I think I was looking at this the wrong way...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. When does hypoglycemia usually occur?
    I feel like a real moron because I feel like I don't have enough info to answer this question. Meals raise blood sugar, but I don't know what time the pt eats. I know u typically test about 2 hours...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. When does hypoglycemia usually occur?
    We are given no info about the patient. All it says is they are scheduled for regular insulin at 0730, so when is hypoglycemia most likely to occur...?
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. When does hypoglycemia usually occur?
    I know it is an application question in which the correct answer cannot be looked up! I am trying to figure out what effects the possibility of hypoglycemia the most...onset, peak or duration. I also...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. When does hypoglycemia usually occur?
    Hello! If a pt is to receive regular insulin at 0730 am, what time is he/she most likely to experience a hypoglycemic reaction? I've tried searching the Internet and my textbooks to find out if it...
    Aug 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. Heparin injection = epic fail!  Help!
    Thanks for the replies everyone! Mystery was solved tonight... It was that the needle came loose from the hub so it was leaking. The nurse I was working with tonight told me it happens fairly often!
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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