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  1. Does Oxygen need to be prescribed?
    I had a patient yesterday who had used O2 eariler in the day. His :eek::eek: O2sats went down to 84%. I put up the head of the bed and checked it again and it did not go up. At that point I got...
    Feb 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Ugh
    My guess is that it could happen to anyone. Everyone gets a chance to look and feel like an idiot. It will be forgotten, hang in there.:yeah::nurse::yeah:
    Feb 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. is there a good way to get blood pressure right?
    What worked for me was to practice on everyone that you can get to sit down. When you feel more comfortable it will be easier to you. Go through each step in your mind as you do it, to keep...
    Feb 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. All Nursing Students 50 and older! I need your feedback.
    I am 59 and will be 60 in February. I am in my second semester. I thought it would be more difficult for me than the younger because of lost brain cells, etc.:uhoh3: However, my life experience...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. NG tube feeding
    Could you cut and paste it here. I would love that. Thanks :cool::yeah::uhoh3::eek::confused::yawn::nurse::D
    Jan 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. I just lost my brother, hoping to get some feedback
    I am so sorry for your loss. Grief is its' own animal. I am sure you will suffer from guilt as well, "what if I....why did I not....." It can go on and on. If loving your brother would have been...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Have to repeat a course, in a year!
    I know EXACTLY how you feel. I did not pass semester two, Med-surg and OB peds. I thought my world was over. A WHOLE YEAR to wait until I can redo it. However, that was exactly what needed to...
    Jan 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Who else is starting their 2nd semester tomorrow..
    Hi All, I will be repeating my second semester tomarrow. I really appreciate the second chance. I know it will be easier the second time around. Excited and terrified about the roller coaster...
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What kind of BAG do I carry all this stuff in?
    A Rolling Bag is the answer. The books are extremely heavy. Almost everyone in my class uses one. The only disadvantage is if there is snow, then it acts like a snow shovel behind you. LOL. ...
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. going back to nursing school in 2 weeks is like going into the dreaded pit of ****
    :yeah::redpinkhei know exactly how you feel. the first semester was very stressful and the 2nd i was such a wreck that i could not even think or operate. i did not pass that semester. i took...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Rolling bookbags for nursing students
    I sure do use one. It is crazy how heavy our textbooks are. You can find them at walmart with the luggage. Good luck to you:)
    Jan 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Golden Oldie Students?
    i am in my second semester of ns. i am 59 and will be 60 in feb. i did not pass the second semester last time but am back in to pass this time. i will be 61 when i graduate with my rn. how do...
    Jan 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. First Clinical - Feel totally lost.
    i makes a difference if you have had cna experience before. (i was in the same boat ...lost lost lost). i think what you are feeling is absolutely normal. how would you know how to do it if you...
    Dec 13, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. Down and Out
    I SO know what you are going through. I failed my second semester which set me back a year. At first, I was so upset and depressed, but now I realize I did not have a good enough grasp on the...
    Nov 24, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. How does it feel to fail a nursing course?
    You have to realize it is not the end of the world, (although it may feel like it). I was in the the Spring semester last year and did not pass the whole semester. It was not from lack of work, so...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Graduation Gift
    give them each a framed picture of you at graduation in a really nice frame. dinner for two also for mom and dad. it is really refreshing to hear how much you appreciate them. you got it made!!~!~...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Which semester did you think was the hardest?
    i asked this question a while back for the same reasons. there were many answers and they were all right for that person. the best answer i got was, "which ever one you are in!!!" i loved it it is...
    Mar 28, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. So Frustrated! "think like a nurse"
    thank you so much for all this encouragement. it really helps. it always seems like everyone knows what the instructor is talking about, but if you were to really question them they think you look...
    Mar 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Any students with hearing aids or hearing loss out there?
    i wear hearing aids in both ears. i leave my aids in my ears and use an e-scope ii by cardionics. it is perfect because it has headphones instead of earpieces. half of my clinical group thought i...
    Mar 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Critical thinking, Where is it?
    hi to all. what is critical thinking? is this some mysterious way to solve nursing problems? where is it and where do i find it. i feel like i am the only one in the second semester that has...
    Mar 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Am I overreacting?
    thank you thank you thank you for all you do. it is really appreciated by those of us that do really want to learn. it is delightful to work with a nurse such as yourself. some do not even want to...
    Feb 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Research Project - Non-Traditional Students
    hi, i am definately a non-tradtional student. you are welcome to pm me.
    Feb 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Passed my bp check off this morning!!!
    all right!!!!!!!!! i am proud of u!!:yeah::lol2::yeah::lol2:
    Feb 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. You know you're in nursing school when....
    you know you're in nursing school when you fall asleep when you are studying and wake up with note cards stuck to your face and pencils sticking you in the back.:uhoh3:
    Feb 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. You know you're in nursing school when....
    when you are taking notes in class, writing down all these long and technical terms. and forget how to write simple words, like should, would or simple words you learned in first...
    Feb 2, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student