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  1. UHMC Spring 2012
    Aloha! I love it so far :-) there are some really hard/busy times, but I don't think it's tortuous if you are disciplined :-) normally they accept 40, but only accepted 30 this semester. I think they...
    May 2, '13
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  2. I love my program so far!
    Mine continues to be excellent. We lost one so we are down to 29 now. The instructors keep telling us how they're there to support us and make sure we succeed. Love it! I'm tired but worth it :-)
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. I love my program so far!
    Anyone else here Luck out was really nice instructors? Mine spent a lot of orientation telling us how they were there to support us, they will give constructive criticism but will never put us down...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. To those that remember, and care!
    Beautiful! You are truly fortunate to be a new grad in such a supportive environment :-)
    Nov 11, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. White uniform
    We get to wear teal tops and bottoms thankfully :-)
    Nov 9, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  6. Saying I'm Sorry
    I do not believe in god one bit- but the sentiment of the story was beautiful. If you don't believe, insert your own reason for what keeps you going and making the right choices and its no different...
    Nov 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  7. I'm No longer a Pre-nursing student..Thanks ALLNURSES! Got Accepted! Spring 2013
    Just accepted to University of Hawaii Maui College! Woohoo! Congrats all!!
    Nov 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Dumb Question From an Experienced RN...
    They will probably test you for H Pylori which can cause ulcers- I just got tested recently but thankfully negative
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Different Types Of Coworkers
    Of course they are probably the same in other situations or jobs - but this is a nursing forum... Hence them talking about nurses not postmen :-)
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Tired of kids coming to the nurse...
    As a student, if I said I just don't feel well, most teachers would tell me to put my head down on the desk for a while and rest- usually that helped lol they saved the nurses office for "legitimate"...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: School Nurses
  11. Cost of living ...
    COL=A lot. But those who want to make it here learn how to adapt. It's easier in the sense that there really isn't any "keeping up with the Jones's" so no matter if you can't afford the nicest...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  12. Are people less likely to congratulate older or younger students for getting into RN?
    I'm 33 and have been taking prereqs for 2 years. My mom has been pushing college for years so I "don't end up in a dead end job" like she did. I got accepted to nursing school for this spring. She is...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Application Denied!
    I'd contact the nursing department head or whoever you can reach in the nursing department and talk to them. If they offer no help or guidance whatsoever then maybe question the program there and...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. Application Denied!
    First off- I'm so sorry :-(. Did your school send a letter with what you can improve on? If not, call them and see where you came up short. It could be GPA- while a 3.2 is great- it may not be good...
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. feedback on arthritis
    My complaint to my doctors was a few descriptions. First off- I constantly felt my aching joints. They ached incessantly. Then they'd swell off and on. Also, my hands feel tight sometimes- like a...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. Waiting For Spring 2013 Acceptance..Anyone else?
    Hahaha I live in a house and still checked it twice a day- more on bad days lol. My neighbors must've thought I was nuts :-)
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Who was admitted into nursing school?
    I just got accepted for spring. I'm 33 and the first time I went at 18 I didn't take it seriously. I am now because I want a respectable career. My husband is supporting me- its no small feat to...
    Oct 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. struggling
    Could you ask to volunteer or shadow a nurse as your schedule permits? That would at least show them how serious you are at wanting to learn and work NICU.
    Oct 11, '12
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  19. UHMC Spring 2012
    Thank you! Good luck :-)
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  20. Hospice and Assisted Suicide
    I agree with malamud69. I have never worked hospice, so I'm just going off my personal beliefs. If you are in hospice, it is because you are near the end of your journey already. I understand why...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  21. What was the MOST ridiculous thing a patient came to the ER for?
    Rofl awesome
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  22. UHMC Spring 2012
    No, UHMC (UH Maui College) sorry for the confusion! But yes, for the Spring 2013
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  23. UHMC Spring 2012
    I got my acceptance!!! Yay :-) Anyone else here going to be in my class?
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Hawaii Nursing
  24. Which smart device is best for nurses?
    What do you mean you can't put your favorite apps on the desktop on an iPad? I've got one, and not only can you customize the location of all your apps, but you can add bookmarks of your favorite...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  25. Accepted for Spring 2013!!!
    I'm definitely enjoying my time- I'm not really working so its full time student and housewife. Next semester my ohana is going to be a mess lol
    Sep 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student