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  1. Just got my acceptance letter!
    I just graduated today, and I still remember the excitement of getting my acceptance letter. It's a hard road, but you can do it!
    May 19
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  2. A little anxiety applying for Nursing school as an older male
    Just graduated today, and I am 43. The only other guy in the program was 45, and a lot of the males I saw working during clinicals were older as well. You will be in good company sir.
    May 19
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  3. People really do ask you for medical advice! Wow...
    So I'm about to finish nursing school, and in the last year the number of times I have been asked for medical advice has gone up exponentially. I forgot about this thread until running across it just...
    Apr 19
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. PLEASE HELP Before they kick me out!
    Hah! I had the exact same thing happen to me...I thought I would be the nice guy and help out the poor-old 19 year old with 3 kids who was always too busy to keep up. Until I heard about all of the...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. I do not <3 OB...anyone else?
    Just to follow up on this I took the earlier given advice to utilize the time to learn whatever I could. As it turned out,on subsequent clinical weekends I got a different set of staff, and the nurse...
    Oct 10, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. I do not <3 OB...anyone else?
    @ChristineN it simply hadn't occurred to me about how GYN/pregnancy issues might come up even in different areas...thanks for that it actually gave me something to center on for this weekend. ...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  7. I do not <3 OB...anyone else?
    So I have been dreading having to do OB ever since I started school...now it is here and after a weekend of clinicals I am just totally over it. It doesn't really help that I was pretty much the only...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  8. How many men in your cohort?
    2 out of 36, and we are both the old fogeys (42 and 44) - how's that for non-traditional!
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  9. Is everybody ready for fall'13? Good luck everyone
    This ^^^ I took A&P, Micro, Sociology, and Nutrition all in the same semester. Halfway through the semester I was told by one of the teachers that their department doesn't know how I managed to...
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Help! Ready to quit nursing school
    If nursing is your passion and you let outside factors make you quit, I guarantee you you will end up having major grudge against said outside factors. In that same vein I have found living my life...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. I am psyching myself out... someone smack some sense into me
    You're psyching yourself out...calm thy nerves heh. I was 20 years in between classes, and I can tell you it was a bit intimidating at first, but very quickly found it to become familiar routine....
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. How Not to Get Taken Advantage Of
    Best answer: NO! Their retort: <insert lame excuse> Your volley: Tough t***y said the kitty but the milk tastes fine! Seriously, I go through this all the time...if you don't want to help...
    Aug 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Best men's watch for male nurses
    I would have to agree with Gshock.
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  14. Best shoes for Men at work
    http://www.skechers.com/style/76690/work-felix-keystone/wht Best shoes I have found for standing 12 hours a day during clinicals, and I am a big guy.
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. Help with OB and Peds
    OP there are quite a few Lippincott apps for iPhone/iPad...I buy the ones for each module and I love them...here's an example: ...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. Do not underestimate the difficulty level of nursing school...
    @angelhawk - My advice would be to give the class some time before you make any major changes as far as work goes. I was working a full-time job while doing pre-reqs, and was getting effortless...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Best backpack? Not rolling!
    Targus 16” CityGear Backpack | TCG650 Love this thing, I swear it has an alternate dimension that is uses for storage. I can fit every book I have in it and it doesn't kill my back when lugging...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Father going back to school for nursing - Need advice
    Go ADN to get the license under your belt as fast as possible, and then do RN to BSN. You win both ways.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Not so excited anymore
    I would say anticipatory burnout...you have been waiting for so long to get in and have had a few setbacks along the way, maybe now you are not quite believing it's finally happening.
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Backpack for nursing school?
    I use this one, and I swear it has a black hole for storage...I have had so many books in it I was barely able to pick it up sometimes: Targus CityGear 16” Commuter Backpack | TBB018US
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Do not underestimate the difficulty level of nursing school...
    6 months later and thought I would add a bit more to this... - I first wanted to say that at the time of the article I was just this side of failing out of the class, so I had a lot of anxiety...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. I am DISSAPOINTED in myself...
    Oh by the way, this book will help you...I cannot possibly overly stress how much you need to read this: Amazon.com: Critical Thinking and Clinical Judgement: A Practical Approach to...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. I am DISSAPOINTED in myself...
    Same as GrnTea, my first reaction was WHOA you are in the wrong field...but trying to take an objective view here and give some helpful advice, 2 things stand out clearly: 1. Some of what you are...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. School almost done...what now? Looking for opinions...what would you do?
    Looking for opinions more than anything since I am wrapping up my ADN program this next year. With all of the pre-reqs and co-req classes I will have been in school full-time for 3 years. I am...
    Jul 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Best shoes for cnas nurses??
    I went through this too last year, and after a lot of research I settled on Skechers Felix-Keystone. I'm 300 pounds and I never once felt like my feet or back were going to go on strike. I bought...
    Jun 26, '13
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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