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  1. Do you have a nursing specialty you know you want to pursue?
    I'd like to reiterate that your speciality choice may change, it is very true! BUT, don't omit that speciality entirely. I went into nursing school thinking all I wanted to do was peds. Dead wrong. I...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. RT a good path towards becoming NICU RN?
    Isn't this allnurses?
    Jan 15
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  3. Stressed out student
    You'll meet great patients and families that you will remember forever. They might even remember you too. I'll never forget the day I was sitting at lunch and a husband of a patient I had 2 months...
    Jan 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Did you keep all PAPER notes?
    I have always kept my papers neatly in binders and now at the end of my 4-year BSN program, I have about a meter high of binders filled with paper. I think I have looked through them once to find out...
    Jan 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Terrified to graduate in May...
    You seem to have some type of vendetta against nurses... Not all nurses are jerks to CNA's and not all nurses who delegate CNAs to do the CNA's job are jerks. It is simply using your resources...
    Jan 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Question to current CRNAs
    Although I am NOT a CRNA or a SRNA or an RN, I am in nursing school like you and have done my research on CRNA schools as well. What I have seen is that what you describe is fairly common. I think...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  7. ATI Virtual Review
    Also, if you don't want to review 600 pages worth of material, why buy a book (Saunder's Comprehensive Review) that is 1184 pages?
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. ATI Virtual Review
    What I am trying to understand is how this is any different than what you do for ATI during school... I know you mentioned that the tests were the same as the ATI ones you took in school but those...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Nursing Orientation...
    I would like to point out that bring your parents is not a sign of immaturity. I think quite the opposite. I am not embarrassed of my family and I don't squirm when my grandmother kisses me either....
    Aug 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Nursing school entrance essay
    From what I have heard, to make a competitive essay, is to just follow the basics but show the school who you are too. - Stick to the word limit, 200-500 words in your case. It is a simple task...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. bad breath when I'm nervous! need a fix
    Do you drink soda a lot? I know sometimes when I drink soda, my breath sinks a little bit and it's a little dry... Maybe carry around water, that seems to help me.
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. I need help with doing a care plan for a patient starting on insulin
    Well what are your three priority nursing diagnoses? Once you think you have the top three NDs, you can look up desired outcomes for each ND, what interventions you are going to/would provide to...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  13. Identifying actual/potential health problems and prioritising nursing diagnoses
    Infection could be health problem, but it is not the priority nursing diagnosis for this patient. What do your ABC's tell you? That would be your #1. What would be manifestations you would see...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. need help writing care plan on non compliant pt!!
    Ask yourself, with the information you have on this patient, how could he die or have the most complications in your care? What is going to kill him if you do not do specific assessments and...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Which are the most common prerequisite for nursing education
    Look at the nursing schools websites that you wish to apply and attend. Most, if not all, have what they require on their website so you don't have to guess on what to take. By the way, your written...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. books on how to do careplan
    Nursing Diagnosis Handbook: An Evidence-Based Guide to Planning Care, 10e: Betty J. Ackley MSN EdS RN, Gail B. Ladwig MSN RN: 9780323085496: Amazon.com: Books Nursing Interventions Classification...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Ahh pharm calc!!
    Actually, I now see what I actually did wrong... I knew I was wrong, I just couldn't see it. I put 50 in the place where 15 should have been... WHOOPS! And that is why you triple check and get a...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Ahh pharm calc!!
    I MEANT to do that! :sarcastic: See if anyone was paying attention...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. I need ideas for a "charge" Speech at my graduation!! ASAP!
    A charge?
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. End-of-life care nursing care plan
    Just focus on what will give him the most comfort. Such as, does he have a dry mouth (drops for that), skin integrity (reposition q 2-4 hours or give a bath), if he has family visit, you can write...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Ahh pharm calc!!
    Examples: 1. The physician orders 1000 mL of D5W to be administered over 6 hours. What would you set the IV pump at to administer this dose of fluid to your patient? 2. The physician orders 2...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. BSN vs ADN or Program vs Program
    All programs differ in the number of hours, BSN or ADN, so there is really no difference or advantage to the number of hours. There is a slight difference in the level of preparation for nursing in...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Starting Pre- Nursing this fall.... any advice or words of encouragement
    I would say to try to stop freaking yourself out!!! Your instructors are there to teach and are going to go from basic to complex. It is not impossible and many people, myself included, thought the...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Should I do nursing or follow my dreams?
    He is right. You can do public health, get into research, which could fulfill some journalism aspects...
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Best type of computer for school
    If you have windows for bootcamp, you should be fine if you need a PC to use any of the school's nursing resources. You should run into no problems because you have the operating system they use. I...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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