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  1. Share your funniest patient stories...
    This one has had me laughing all weekend...I work on a cardiothoracic telemetry unit, and the other day we had the red phone ring for a lady (she was beginning to code). So about twelve of us run...
    Mar 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  2. Keep trying, or give up :(
    You can do it! I went to college at 17 the first time and dicked around because I couldn't handle it, so now I'm also 25 and going back and repeating classes to get my RN. It's worth it, though,...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Summer Classes
    My school hasn't posted a class list yet but I want to take as many classes as I can to get these prereqs out of the way. Just think about how much sooner we'll have that RN!
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. Innovative Nursing Part Deux: Being Genuinely Present
    This is beautiful. Made my day. I felt like I was in the room, and I want to cry. Thank you for sharing this.
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. Perspective: My Path to Nursing and Beyond
    Thank you for sharing your story! I'm starting nursing school after failing as a theatre major and taking a few years to "reevaluate" my life. I overloaded myself the first time I went to college,...
    Mar 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. CNA at St Francis while in nursing school!
    So I just accepted a job as a CNA at St Francis in Tulsa to give me some great experience while I'm in nursing school. I'm still working on my prereqs for TCC's RN program, hopefully I'll get to...
    Mar 17, '13
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  7. anybody else in pre-nursing at TCC?
    I just switched from an accelerated LPN program to going the direct route to my BSN, and I'm in pre-nursing at TCC with the intention to transfer to OU for my BSN. Anybody else on this path? ...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Worth it to go back for a BSN?
    Also, unless you're working in a hospital setting, CNAs are mainly utilized in LTC or home health...and that is a world away from what can go on in non-geriatric wards of a hospital...I got my CNA as...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. LPN student, considering CNA job while in school
    thanks for the advice, i've had several people suggest home health or prn, and i think that would work best with my school/home/life
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. debating dropping lpn program to save up for traditional program
    so, i keep running into the same wall with school. well, with life, really. it seems like i keep having to fight and stress to have the money i need for school, and i haven't even finished block 1...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. LPN student, considering CNA job while in school
    Hi, I'm an LPN student in the beginning of a 14 month program. I just got my CNA certification, and I'm debating taking a CNA job while I'm in school. I'm currently waitressing, and I make good...
    Dec 19, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  12. Roll Call: Starting Sp 2013 LPN
    my lpn course is divided into 5 blocks with block 1 being the prereqs (cna, med term, a&p, cpr). i'm in block 1 now and i start block 2, which is the official program start, in march 2013. it's a...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. A Nurse's Misdirected Reflections on Giving Thanks
    THE most beautiful thing i've read in awhile. up since 4am, just finished work, still have homework and have to be up at 4 to do it all over again, and it brought tears to my eyes, visions to my...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. I got accepted in Lpn what do I expect?
    i'm in tulsa, ok...i'll be doing my lpn at tulsa tech and my adn at tcc. i haven't decided where i want to do my bsn yet, that'll be a few years down the road. i have orientation in two weeks so i...
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. I got accepted in Lpn what do I expect?
    congratulations! i just got my acceptance letter today! i know i'm taking my cna prereq class this fall and my a&p 1&2 in the spring, and i start med terminology in a week...i'm just waiting on my...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Working mom AND student?
    anybody else starting an lpn course while also holding down a full-time job AND having a child/children? i haven't seen a specific thread for this in the first several pages on here...i know i can't...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  17. LPN @ Tulsa Tech or ASS RSU, and planning my daily schedule. Help!
    i've applied to the tulsa tech lpn program and i'm just waiting on the deadline to pass so i know when i start school. i work about 50 hours a week and i have a 2-year-old. i'm a waitress so i plan...
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  18. So stressed..
    i'm about to be starting a 12-month program, and i work 50 hours a week and i have a 2-year-old. i have no idea how i'm going to make it all work but i don't really have an option not to. i can't...
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. My take on the should I become a LPN/LVN first
    thanks for posting this! i'm about to start an LPN program that offers a bridge to an RN program after completion. I'm married but my husband's job doesn't pay enough for me to work part-time and...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Taking Entrance Exam at Watts...HELP!
    I take my HESI A2 Thursday...I haven't bought any books but I've been using several websites, some of which are geared specifically for HESI prep. - Free practice tests and study...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam