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  1. Books that help nurses deal with death
    Final Gifts: Understanding the Special Awareness, Needs, and Communications of the Dying by Maggie Callanan and Patricia Kelley (both hospice nurses)
    Oct 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Nclex books recommendations
    I really liked Illustrated Study Guide for the NCLEX-RN Examination by Zerwekh and Claborn
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Whats your favorite montra or saying?
    Everything will be okay in the end, if it's not okay it's not the end!
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. PNP Board Review Material
    I used both of those books you linked to as well as the question book that goes along with the orange book. Found all of them really helpful in passing the PNCB exam (passed in June--first attempt!)
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Coloring book
    I used Kapit's while I was in school! Loved it!
    Jan 6, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  6. Regis College Fall 2013 direct entry NP
    Interviews are pretty laid back (2012 grad here). Be yourself, relax, and tell them why you want to be an NP and go to Regis! :) Good luck!
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  7. Pediatric NP students
    That's good you're separating next semester--it will definitely make things much clearer! We used Pediatric Physical Examination and Health Assessment by Sawyer.
    Dec 2, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  8. Anatomy coloring book
    I have the same one as midido80--I also recommend it!
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Pediatric NP students
    I recently graduated/passed my boards for pediNP. No job yet so I can't tell you in "real life" if they encourage them or not, but in school we definitely did ROS for pedi patients (and we were...
    Nov 30, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. best anatomy and physiology aid?
    When I was taking A&P I bought a toy skeleton from the halloween store--it actually had amazingly detailed bone anatomy. It was SO helpful to have that sort of 4D visual aid where I could actually...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Phone vs. In Person Interview
    Usually if a program says it doesn't matter if you do a phone interview or an in person interview they're telling the truth. They understand that it may be hard for people from all over the country...
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Regis College RN-BS-MSN Program
    Ah I see you were looking for the REAL schedule for the upcoming semester. They usually post it on Regis Access a few days before you are scheduled to register, so that you can plan out your schedule...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  13. Regis College RN-BS-MSN Program
    It wasn't that long ago, but I can barely remember! I know you'll take two classes: psych and acute care (aka med/surg). Each of these has a clinical-- acute care clinicals is two days and psych is...
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  14. PNP acute care exam-passed!
    YAY!!! Congratulations!!!
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Bio/Chem degree vs nursing degree
    I was a Biochem major in my undergrad degree and then went into a direct-entry program to get my BSN/MSN and I just finished with that. I think they are different kinds of "hard". I found the content...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. May grads, June test takers !
    Congratulations Reeya!! So happy that you passed--I was rooting for you!
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. Tips for PNP certification exam?
    I did both NAPNAP's online course and the PNCB prep course (which were practice exams that then gave you rationales for the right answer). I did primary care though, so just keep that in mind. I...
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  18. Starting PNP program in Fall 2011!
    Sorry I'm responding late--boards took priority (and I'm happy to report that I passed!!) danceluver: I actually have found the job market to be better than I expected (and I'm in MA). There's not...
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  19. May grads, June test takers !
    Just wanted to update everyone that I passed the PNCB yesterday :) Good luck to all those who are still preparing to take it or any of the certifying exams!
    Jul 1, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  20. Starting PNP program in Fall 2011!
    Hi hjnurse! I was a direct-entry student, and continued straight from getting my BSN to getting my MSN, so I guess I fall into the category of the "not much peds experience as an RN". I just...
    Jun 25, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  21. May grads, June test takers !
    Reeya I feel the same way that if I fail I will be traumatized and devastated and it will be hard to pick myself back up. I'm sticking with my date of June 30th (there is a fee at this point to...
    Jun 18, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. May grads, June test takers !
    Congrats lynnaprn! Good for you for getting it done and out of the way!! Wish I had the guts! Few more weeks until the nerves are OVER! Good luck Reeya!!
    Jun 4, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  23. May grads, June test takers !
    I'm taking the PNCB (PNP-Primary Care), but I'm feeling the same way! June 30th is my test date and now that I've made the appointment I'm super nervous! I figure I'll feel nervous whatever day I...
    Jun 3, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  24. To those who have taken Kaplan for NCLEX
    It really depends on your study style. I took Kaplan and was glad I did because I was confident about the content, but have a lot of nerves surrounding test taking, so I wanted to know the test...
    Apr 14, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. How do nurses practice giving shots?
    Fake skin and/or some sort of fruit (an orange maybe?! I'm blanking about what fruit it was) to practice in lab and then supervised by our instructors in clinical on patients. Definitely no...
    Apr 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student