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  1. Math rage
    I love math...my heart skips a beat when I get to solve a new equation <3
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. How long will it take to pay off your student loan?
    We have saved enough to pay for my ADN out of pocket, assuming I'm accepted. For the RN-BSN bridge, I'm not sure how much it'll be. Hopefully I'll be working then and can pay as I go, but only time...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  3. Waking up in the OR
    I work as an ophthalmic tech and we have had patients wake up during surgery and tell us the next day that they recall certain things that the Dr said, or things that they saw. When I have had...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. New Grad Job Market: A Game of Chance
    Interestingly enough we have hired several people in the last few months, so obviously the bankruptcy has not applied to our facility as no hours have been cut, no benefits lost, etc. There are...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. New Grad Job Market: A Game of Chance
    I am an ophthalmic technician and I feel like we are one of the few fields that is not experiencing this. I am so sorry for those who have more education and have a passion for nursing and aren't...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. ADN BSN
    Like some others said, my reason for doing ADN and then bridging is for financial reasons. My local ADN program is around 7k total....one year of one of our local BSN program costs more than that. Im...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Unexpected kindness from a nurse
    Aw, thats very sweet! I have had several experiences with very kind nurses. My favorite was when I went to get a mole removed...I was nervous and got there early because I wanted to get it over with....
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  8. Fall Classes 2013
    Microbiology, A&P 2, and Psych (retaking it!) Good luck everyone. Can't wait to apply in January!
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. POSITIVITY
    Positivity is powerful and a little positive energy can turn a persons whole day around! Just one person encouraging you has the potential to make or break your day (or more!). There is negativity...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. What draws non-nurses to AN.com?
    Can we just agree to disagree? I really want no part of this, I told a poster that I hoped her circumstances turned out well and that, to an outsider, I thought she did the right thing. I see now...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What draws non-nurses to AN.com?
    Yes, I was blissfully unaware that the OP only wanted a nurses response and didn't want anyone else to say "I hope it turns out well". What a horrid mistake I made. From now on, I will make sure to...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. What specialty do you want and not want to work in?
    GrnTea, that is how I feel about it as well, I prefer knowing a lot about my patients and having more one on one time like I get to have in my current career. I am sure I can be a good nurse on...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Nursing Shoes
    I just ordered a pair of NurseMates "Nelly", they were very comfortable when I tried them on -- they are a clog style like the Danskos but they cost less and I am yet to see how they will hold up...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. What draws non-nurses to AN.com?
    I do apologize for the obvious miscommunication as it was not intended and I again stress that I never gave advice. I don't have any advice to give. I enjoy it here and will be sticking around...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What draws non-nurses to AN.com?
    Ummm excuse me? I said from an outsiders perspective it seemed like she did the right thing and that I'd pray it went well. Excuse me for trying to comfort someone who was upset. Why does it even...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What draws non-nurses to AN.com?
    Yeah, hi, you're referring to me. I am taking classes to apply to a nursing program, and have been a CNA in the past although I am not one now. I also wasnt giving advice, I told her I'd be praying...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Pregnant CNA?!
    Hello and congrats!!! :) I have a friend who is a CNA and is 6 months pregnant and thankfully she has a very supportive team that assists her with anything she may need help with. I do not think...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. When did it become ok for patients to do this
    Ugh, blech, yuck. I hate these situations. I am typically a very non-confrontational, bubbly, sweet girl. Many people interpret that as being flirtatious, which I am most definitely NOT. When I...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Metro Detroit LTC/Subacute/SNF/ECF recommendations
    Hi, I am not a nurse yet, but I often see postings on Indeed for LPNs for SNF/LTC from Oakwood, and also at the Ann Arbor VA. I am not sure about the Detroit VA, but I imagine if Ann Arbor VA hires...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Michigan Nursing
  20. Tattoos/Piercings in the workplace?
    Ooph, I understand the infection/scarring issue. I got a nose piercing when I was 18 -- I LOVED it, but it didn't love me. Even though I cleaned it daily, it was always uncomfortable and got...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. The competition....
    Lol, exactly!! You sound like you will be a great nurse. I wish I had been as motivated as you!
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Yes, it's possible to go to nursing school and work full time...
    As others have stated, these are great stories! I am planning work part-time during NS. I am fortunate to have a supportive husband with a decent job, but his income is not enough to cover ALL...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  23. The competition....
    I agree! I do not have children, but I am married and have a full-time job. Out of high school I slacked off in everything. Now that I am married and we hope to be able to have kids/adopt someday...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Wcccd 2014 hopeful
    Woohoo, good luck everyone! I am applying for Fall 2014. When do you find out if you were accepted for Spring 2014? I am sure the wait is tough.
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Funniest/weirdest/most unusual baby names
    Ah, almost forgot my patient with the first name of Semen. The last name makes it even better, but I wont post it. He is foreign, though I don't know which nationality.
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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