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  1. NHCC current nursing student
    You must get at least 90% on the math test. The first attempt is your grade. You're given three attempts to pass and kicked out of the program if you don't pass on the third try. Initial test is...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  2. NHCC current nursing student
    I am a current first year student. Coursework is reasonable. I spend 15 hours per week preparing for classes. I also work full-time. I did well my first semester and anticipate doing well during the...
    Jan 21, '12
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  3. Brain aneurysm kills suddenly
    My mom had a subarachnoid hemorrhage a few years ago. She didn't have a headache at all. Was conscious one moment, out the next. Detachable coiling after the bleed stopped things from getting...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Need help for a budget watch for males.
    I bought an Invicta Specialty 1038 around $50. Has military, second hand, nylon strap, is water resistant, white face.
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. NHCC Acceptance Letter for Fall 2011
    The wait is over lol. I am in the evening program. Congrats!
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  6. NHCC Acceptance Letter for Fall 2011
    My letter came today.
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  7. Mercy Hospital Cardiovascular Care Unit
    Nurses never seemed more stressed out on 4 Heart and 3 West compared to other floors when I worked there. Maybe they are willing to take new grads because permanent nights are difficult positions to...
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  8. NHCC Acceptance Letter for Fall 2011
    NHCC's nursing website says letters will be mailed by the beginning of May. I would expect them to be sent around the same time this year as last year. Good luck!
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  9. RN-BSN in MN
    You don't have to be religious to go to Bethel. Bethel will expose you to different worldviews, not indoctrinate you into its baptist heritage. I didn't go to Bethel, but did go to another private...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  10. NHCC and Anoka Ramsey
    NHCC has a higher NCLEX pass rate according to the MN Board of Nursing, for whatever that's worth.
    Apr 27, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  11. Nhcc acceptance letters?
    If you were accepted into NHCC's nursing program, would you mind sharing what grades you got for AP1, AP2 and micro? I, as well as many other of my classmates, are curious. We all have different...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  12. Maple Grove Hospital
    Wow! There were 8,500 applicants for 180 positions according to local news sources.
    Dec 9, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  13. Promoting Team Bonding/Spirit on a Unit/Floor
    We use Great Team Cards as a team building tool. The cards are used to thank fellow coworkers for going above and beyond their normal duties and helping each other out. During our monthly meetings...
    Dec 2, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Should I take Chemistry before Biology?
    If you are talking about Biol 1001 at NHCC, then chemistry is recommended, but not required. Pretty sure there isn't a lot of chemistry knowledge needed for a basic biology class such as this.
    Dec 1, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  15. Maple Grove Hospital
    Maple Grove Hospital will be opening on December 30. Has anyone applied to work here? If so, have you been hired?
    Oct 27, '09
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  16. ESRD and constipation
    Prune juice contains a lot of potassium, which could be problematic considering the patient is experiencing renal failure.
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Allina System question
    Employees greater than or equal to 0.50 FTE are eligible for a maximum benefit of $2,000 for undergraduate and graduate programs.
    Apr 11, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  18. phantom limb pain
    Phantoms in the Brain by V.S. Ramachandran has a chapter or two on phantom limb pain. It's an interesting book.
    Apr 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Moving beyond 'more is better'
    Read article in its entirety: From Minneapolis StarTribune URL:
    Mar 15, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  20. Leaving before finishing
    I'm not a nurse, but work in a hospital so I hope that this is relevant enough to warrant your responses. I work in the evening in a nutrition department at a hospital as a non-exempt union...
    Mar 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Allina System question
    Have you looked into HealthEast Care System? St. Joseph's Hospital (downtown St. Paul) has been mentioned, but have you thought about St. John's Hosptial (Maplewood), Woodwinds Health Campus...
    Jan 30, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  22. Patients ordering their own meals
    The hospital I work at uses an okay method. One catering associate (dietary staff) is assigned to each unit. That associate prepares, delivers and picks up the trays as well as takes meal...
    Jan 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Allina System question
    In my opinon, United is in a safer location than Abbott is. Both are great hospitals, though. Abbott is located in the Phillips neighborhood, which has been known for its crime in the past. See...
    Jan 23, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  24. How do you treat Meth OD?
    The first one. ;)
    Nov 5, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. How do you treat Meth OD?
    Just learned about this in psychopharmacology... The symptoms of itching and feeling as if insects are crawling under the skin is called formication syndrome. It is commonly seen with cocaine and...
    Nov 5, '07
    Forum: Emergency Nursing