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  1. Wondering what nursing school gear i should get
    My school had a list and specific uniforms we had to order from them. I needed bandage scissors, a penlight, and my favorite stethoscope is the littman classic II.
    Feb 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. Anxiety
    I take meds for it :( I work as a CNA and am fine and don't have anxiety when I'm in routine... But nursing school has my anxiety through the roof! Even just sitting in class! The meds make it much...
    Feb 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. speech
    If you are open to meds, maybe talk to a dr. I have severe anxiety when I have to talk in front of people. Now I take Xanax and propanolol and it does wonders.
    Feb 22, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. School choices! ahhhhhhh
    I've never been to Arizona but used to live in the bay so my response is biased lol. I LOVE the city, it is soooooo much fun and a great place (in my opinion) so obviously I would definitely pick SF...
    Feb 19, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Tummy Tuck and BA- going back to work
    Well I didn't have a Tt, only a ba. I'm a CNA and do hospice so most of the time I have no one to help me, like at homes. I only could get 2 weeks off. I had to transfer people by myself and was ok,...
    Feb 9, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Non-CNA Jobs You Can Work While You're a Student
    Totally agree. There is a girl in my nursing class who mentioned what a gross and horrible job a Cna job is, and that she could never do it. When others told her she would still experience the same...
    Feb 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. First semester studying tips!!!
    Great tip thanks. I have a similar book and for a lot of my reading chapters there is a chapter for it with nclex questions which is helpful!
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Last minute advice for new nursing student!
    Thanks excellent advice. I met some teachers already and already I think those were just rumors about teachers being so mean. Feeling better about it but just nervous about passing school!
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Got to do CPR today
    Crazy! That is cool though that you got to experience doing cpr, especially early!
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. First semester studying tips!!!
    I was wondering how everyone studies, I'm overwhelmed already with all the reading! Ok so I know obviously to read the chapter before lecture. I also print out the power points for lecture and take...
    Jan 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Last minute advice for new nursing student!
    I start a week from tommorrow. Seriously, the rumors around my whole city is that the teachers are just plain mean to say the least. I'm pretty scared and stressed out. Not to mention I'm covered in...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Hello (=
    Hi Felicia :) welcome to allnurses :)
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  13. mileage reimbursement question
    Same at my work.
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  14. Anxiety
    See your doctor. My family doctor prescribed me Xanax and it works great for me.
    Jan 7, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management
  15. What type of drug tests do CNAs get?
    It differs by employer... You wouldn't fail either if you only second hand smoked.
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Newly Licensed LVN in the SF Bay Area and I can't find a job!
    My cousin in law is also a new grad lvn by sf.. She ended up taking a job in Sacramento at a correctional facility. Maybe check into correctional facilities? Also have you tried long term care...
    Dec 30, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  17. What was your GPA, when you got accepted into nursing school?
    I applied twice and got in the second time with a GPA of 3.7
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Need help with schedule! Help me!
    I think I would take it with the first person said, anatomy did have a lot more to memorize (IMO).
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. 5 pre reqs left
    Personally I would take all the sciences one by one, and add the math class to one of those semesters. I work full time and one science class was enough work (though I did take easy classes with...
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Do not bother with CNA programs unless you have experience in the field.
    I live next to Ca and had no problem at all. Got hired within a week of passing my exam at a LTC for 11.50.
    Dec 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Agency client offered me a job. What would you do?
    I would do it.
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Finally got a letter...
    Good luck!!!! Congrats on getting so far :)
    Dec 21, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. does it look bad to quit a CNA job while in nursing school?
    I would definetly quit or look for a better job. I do Hospice for an agency and drive too from patient to patient or to facility. I get paid for ALL time driven, and ALL miles as well. I do not think...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. What would you tell to your younger self?
    This too!!! Save save save! Start a savings just got school. Just got into a program and I'm seriously stressing on the costs of books, uniforms, and tuition... And my school is a community college
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. What would you tell to your younger self?
    Pretty much what others said. I didn't take my classes seriously and had to pay more money to retake them later to get a's in them to get into my program. So do your BEST in class! Volunteering is...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion