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  1. Best Resource for Alternative Format?
    Jan 2
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Best Resource for Alternative Format?
    What is the best study resource for practicing alternative format questions? I have Kaplan which has the alternative quiz, but I am looking for more.
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Where do you all get textbooks from
    Amazon!!! Buy them, so you can sell them after and make some money back. Best time to look is at the end of the semester when everyone is selling theirs :)
    Dec 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Endocrine
    +When I think of Addison's, I think of JFK. He had Addison's and was thin/tan. Picture him taking pills (lifetime steroid replacement) +Cushings= I like how the PP said think of a cushion. Also,...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. Best alarm clock tone for an iphone?
    Well, my iphone is loud enough to wake me up. But I usually set 3-4 alarms at various times before I actually need to be awake, that way if I sleep through one, hopefully the next would wake me. Say...
    Dec 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Best way to give report
    I kinda mixed in things from both NVD and C/S, but I hope that helps a little.
    Dec 23, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  7. Best way to give report
    NICU attends all c/s in my hospital. Our NICU usually wants to know gestational age, how long moms been ruptured, blood type, GBS status (if positive, how many doses of abx did she receive), any...
    Dec 23, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  8. Nurse's husband of 7 hrs gets killed while being a good samaritan
    I was very sad when I heard about this yesterday. I live close to the area and know of the spot where the accident occurred. Very dark at night, and heavily traveled road. Being a Good Samaritan can...
    Dec 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. nclex question for the day
    reread the question: indicates FURTHER teaching is necessary
    Dec 12, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. Senior in High School and just got accpetance letter into nursing school!!!
    First of all, CONGRATS!!!! I was also accepted into a 4 year BSN program at a state university straight out of high school. I took all of my "pre-reqs" at the same time as my nursing classes, and...
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Did you take Online Hurst Review?
    Thank you guys!! I am already signed up for Kaplan. I'm just lacking the motivation to review content so I think I'm going to try hurst. The consensus seems like the videos are helpful!
    Nov 27, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Did you take Online Hurst Review?
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Did you take Online Hurst Review?
    If you did the online Hurst review, how long did it take you to get through all of the videos? I'm thinking of doing it, but have not been able to find any information on how long the videos are...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    I was 18, right out of high school! I hear it all the time, "You aren't old enough to be my nurse!"
    Nov 22, '13
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  15. Which stethoscope should I buy as a Nursing student?
    I have the Littman II. However, I still didn't like the ear piece that it had. I ordered the small littman ear piece replacements (my litmann came with the large size), and it was exactly what I...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Dear Cheaters
    I know of a school near me where cheating was a huge problem. Somehow one of the students got ahold of the test bank one of the teachers was using. Each semester was then selling the answers to the...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Generic name for vitals machine?
    I was about to post about this too!! Pretty sure it's an urban legend bcuz I have heard it in many different places!
    Nov 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Buying New books from Amazon?
    LOVE LOVE LOVE AMAZON!!! I have bought ALL of my books from them. Sign up for Amazon Student (with your .edu email) and you will get free 2 day shipping on all Prime eligible items! I often buy used...
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Any second degree students considering CNA training?
    Yeah, I would check with your local hospitals. Around here they are called nurse fellow or nurse extern. Don't waste your time or money if it's not necessary. Plus, these positions start at higher...
    Nov 9, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Male Nurses
    We don't have any male nurses at my hospital, but there are plenty of male OB/GYN docs. So I don't see it as a problem. The only thing you might run into is cultural concerns. Sometimes a patient...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  21. private cord blood collection
    Not many. Been in L&D for 2 years, have only saw it done 2 times. We do about 2500 deliveries a year.
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Head to Toe Physical Assessment
    I agree with this. Or substitute race for ethnicity.
    Oct 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Do not like L&D!!
    I forgot to mention that PACU recovers the c/s then PP takes over after.
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Do not like L&D!!
    I work in L&D with a separate pp. Moms stay with us at least 2 hours after delivery. We do skin to skin for the first hour, then after that all of the baby assessment gets done, mom gets up, etc. Mom...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. CRNA vs. RN
    I'm in Indiana, and I have to say that my facility employs a large number of CRNAs. So you might want to take a deeper look into that. I suggest you shadow a RN and a CRNA. The jobs are very...
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student