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  1. Instructor not allowing recording devices
    Why are you crediting the recording device for your success? The device was a supplement and helped you, ultimately though YOU passed those classes. Study habits: 1) In prerequisites a good...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Pharm math and Syringes
    As Esme stated: Never ever round insulin. Ever. You have no need to. Insulin comes in 30 unit syringes. 10 units syringes. Even 100 unit syringes. Let's use some common sense. You get an order...
    Aug 27
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. New RN
    You're right! I did catch it. I need to give myself credit. positive vibes: Now I will always continue to check my orders right before giving meds. Wanna know how long it took to me to check the MAR?...
    Aug 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Final practicum preparation
    Hmmmmm you could try to find out more about the patients that come to this unit. If it's general medicine unit then all goes! Do you have access to Mosbys skills? Make different tabs with...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  5. New RN
    Thank you so much. I appreciate all the support.
    Aug 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. New RN
    I didn't miss the meds per se. I realized I missed putting them in my cup/bag because either the MAR said "overdue med" or my preceptor told me to look at the MAR because it said overdue med. I think...
    Aug 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  7. New RN
    Thanks everyone it's also that I'm realizing how easy a med error can be made. The bright side is I'm catching it. Example? About to give insulin and right before I give it.... I check the orders ......
    Aug 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. insulin and heprin antidotes
    I have medscape on my phone... it's useful!
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. insulin and heprin antidotes
    There's absolutely nothing wrong with Googling. If you're going to flat out tell me you don't Google answers I'm going to have to say you're being too narrow and limiting yourself. Google can lead...
    Aug 26
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. New RN
    Oh gosh! O= Nooooo way!? Yeah I had dreams about me working. That's gotta stop! I think I'm getting a fan and some nice music to fall asleep to. Maybe some tea or a cup of wine for those nights...
    Aug 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  11. New RN
    Great hospital. Great teaching hospital/university. Preceptor is always there to help, and is real and honest about what I did good and where I must improve. Yeah, that sounds like a good idea! I...
    Aug 26
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. New RN
    Hospital 3 to 4. Step down ICU.
    Aug 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. New RN
    I'm a new RN. I know I've had some emails with some of yall back and forth about this but I just needed to make a good venting thread. I feel so incompetent. Right now, my preceptor catches all...
    Aug 25
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. insulin and heprin antidotes
    You need to open your textbook. This is far too easy. It's not even conceptual, it's factual. Goodness, this could be Googled. I don't understand the laziness in some nursing students that come to...
    Aug 24
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. Nursing is a gift
    So are you a nurse? This point of view and post is way too glittery and inflated.
    Aug 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. nursing process
    This sounds like homework. Tell us, what do YOU think is a good question to ask about the nursing process? =)
    Aug 22
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. Haying a hard time
    I suggest Saunders 6th ed. Helped me pass boards. It is a book and comes with I think like 3000 questions. It divides it by big units: Mental health Maternal Peds Fundamentals Adult health...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Haying a hard time
    Yes! Absolutely. Glad the NCLEX days are over! Looking back they weren't that bad until the end of nursing school. So OP, all I can say is KEEP practicing and also read NCLEX test taking...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Haying a hard time
    I respectfully have to disagree about fluff. (Depending what you call fluff). Some classmates protested learning the patho behind drugs or disease. OP another note is that patho is patho is patho...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Haying a hard time
    PrepU I believe is by Lippincott. If your text is Lippincott I think it should give you a reference to how they got that answer. At the end of the prepu quiz it also tells you the rationale for the...
    Aug 20
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Is my pt in heart failure??
    When 4 out of my 4 oatients have afib and I auscultate their apical pulse I do so more than anything for the character/quality. It's so hard to get a rate. I just print a tele tracing and count that...
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. Is my pt in heart failure??
    Patient has had a CABG, I imagine (the blockage that caused the need for a CABG) is related to his Ischemic Heart Disease. The Ischemic heart disease can definitely increase workload of the heart....
    Aug 18
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Nursing Kit for a First Year Student
    That's exactly what I'm saying though. For anything going on the permanent record yeah... black. My employer can't tell me what colors to use on my brain sheets though. Sorry I didn't mean to cause...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Nursing Kit for a First Year Student
    While that may be true for legal documents. It's a smart idea to get in the habit of utilizing red for critical labs, blue for meds due or meds you need from pharmacy, and black for just general...
    Aug 16
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Props to Esme12
    Esme is my phantom mentor... hehe I would love to be under Esme's wing on the floor as a new grad. Thankfully, I know that I can bring Esme's kindness and willingness to share knowledge to my own...
    Aug 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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