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  1. Denver Nurses, Advice about DSN?
    I am a former student of DSN and a recent new grad. Any school is going to have good and bad points, and I really think it is what you put into it. It is true the NCLEX pass rate for 2015 is not...
    Nov 13, '15
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  2. Is clinic nursing a dirty job?
    Some hospitals have new graduate residency programs, and the competition is fierce for these positions. There may be only one new grad position per unit, and you literally have to be the best to get...
    Oct 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. LPN Market in Colorado does it exist?
    To be honest, due to a lot nursing schools in this state, the market is flooded for nurses, particularly new grads. The only places that I saw LPNs working were LTC and short-term rehab facilities....
    Aug 26, '15
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  4. Yet another DSN thread
    I sent you a PM.
    Aug 21, '15
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  5. Post your graduation countdown :)
    88 days!!!
    Mar 22, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Paralyzing Fear!!!
    I was really worried about the math, and it turns out that I now love the math problems because of how we were taught. I do set up every problem I have with dimensional analysis. I have to see and...
    Jan 18, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. What kind of watch?
    I would recommend a cheap watch that can get wet and you can wipe off. I have 2 of these (I keep one in my car as a backup): Prestige Medical Women's Cyber Gel Watch | allheart.com
    Dec 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Any older students?
    I am 37 years old, have 3 kids, and I am an the middle of my senior year in nursing school. I agree with the previous post about learning your learning style. My time is limited, so I have to make...
    Dec 12, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. To specialize or not?
    Thank you! This is great advice, and it will be put to good use!
    Nov 30, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. To specialize or not?
    Also, not that this really matters, but by "subject" line is totally wrong - it was asking advice about preceptors. I was going to ask about specializing a few weeks ago, but my OB teacher told me...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. To specialize or not?
    Thank you for your advice. The unit is finishing up a major enlargement, so there is plenty to clean with the construction going on. I will do my ACLS class next quarter in school. I had not heard...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  12. To specialize or not?
    As far south in Denver as you can go ;).
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. To specialize or not?
    Hello! I am a senior nursing student, about to graduate in June. After two separate interviews, I will soon be starting a volunteer position at a local hospital up in women's services (L&D,...
    Nov 27, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  14. Apa format
    The PERRLA program has been great!
    Nov 23, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Is Denver School of Nursing worth the time and money
    This is not accurate. DSN currently has students placed at these hospitals, has a good number of students in the University ACP program, and has students placed at other hospitals throughout Denver.
    Oct 22, '14
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  16. 30 stages of nursing school
    Stage 17 - start quarter 5 tomorrow with 11 fun-filled weeks of peds & OB!
    Oct 5, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. New Jan 2015 cohort
    ***I just saw this post was old, but here is my 2-cents worth if anyone else has the same questions!*** I am getting ready to begin my 5th quarter of the BSN program tomorrow! I do park just...
    Oct 5, '14
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  18. IV Calculation Help!
    I always use dimensional analysis. Since you gave an answer to question #2, I will help you with that one, then apply this method to the others to see if you can solve the problem. 1. First,...
    Sep 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. 4.0 in nursing school?
    Due to the grading scale at my nursing school, you literally would have to have 100% on everything to get a 4.0. I currently have a 3.93; I think I only have less than a 90% on a test once, but I do...
    Sep 14, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Any Advice for a Pre-Nursing Student?
    My advice to you is remember nursing is a very small community, avoid gossip and drama, and a smile is always good.
    Aug 10, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Nursing School Makeup (clinicals)
    I do wear makeup, but I just make sure nothing dramatic. I wear foundation, highlight with a bronzer, use a light pink gel blush on the cheeks, eyeliner, mascara and some gloss. It sounds like a...
    Aug 7, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Can you check my dosage calc problem?
    Yes, this is what I calculated.
    Aug 6, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. how much hire level math is required for nursing?
    I was required to have college algebra and stats to apply to my program. I also had a math calculation course in my program as well. I also had to take a math test the first day of my first...
    Jun 28, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Need some advice about what to do!
    In my nursing school, teachers of the same course are not required to give the same test and could have different formats. In my one of my classes, we were not given study guides or told in advance...
    Jun 15, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Any Advice for New Nursing Students?
    I would just rest and enjoy your time before starting. I am just finishing up my third quarter. I have found that reading ahead does not really do any good, as many of the professors jump around...
    Jun 10, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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