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  1. Any tip's on starting Nursing school after you failed once?
    So you failed on the actual task of inserting a urinary catheter? Then, you need to memorize the steps on how to insert one by practicing the procedure like 100 times. The only way to pass a skills...
    Dec 31, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Should I go to nights?
    Night shift is way easier than evening shift. Ugh, I never want to go back to evening shift...that is th most toughest shift! When I switched to nigh shift, I found the pace to be a lot more my...
    Dec 28, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. RN NCLEX December 19, 2015
    Hope you succeed
    Dec 20, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Failed my nclex twice and im very dipressed. Help.
    You need to break down the question to figure out the stem. Maybe you are reading and re-reading because you don't understand what is being asked. I'd advised you to find a book that teaches you how...
    Dec 16, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. PVT trick "Card declined/Invalid security code" Yeah i know i failed AGAIN!!!
    Sorry to hear you failed. I think you should take some days off to relax and feel the blow of failing NCLEX. Allow yourself to sulk a bit before hitting the grind again. Mourn. You've been stressing...
    Dec 11, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Finally passed NCLEX on 3rd attempt: What I should have done in the beginning
    Nice. Better later than never! Glad you found a system that works for you.
    Dec 10, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. What's your side job?
    I am orienting to work part-time and going for an interview next week for another part time position..both jobs are in skilled nursing facility :/
    Dec 9, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Nclex --- I know you guys see this often but I need to know ......
    Pvt worked for me. Don't keep trying it though. Hoping for the best
    Dec 3, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Help NCLEX
    If he took Kaplan and did not pass he is eligible for money back guarantee.. Anyway I suggest he get a tutor since he failed twice. A qualified tutor can help him find out what his deficits are and...
    Dec 3, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. What did you study to pass the NCLEX?
    Hurst review helped me to remember the patho of common ailment, then Saunders + NCLEX 4000 questions help with applying that knowledge. Do as many questions as you can and review concepts you get...
    Dec 2, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Help!! I'm an emotional wreck after nclex!
    If you made it all the way to 265 then you were riding that minimum competency line throughout the whole test. There is no way of telling what the trend is. You could have had 20 straight above the...
    Dec 2, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Took my NCLEX today...
    Hope you pass!
    Dec 2, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Did I make a mistake by going into nursing?
    You might be just going through the stress and anxiety of being a nursing student. Nursing school was difficult for me. There were times I felt like I couldn't handle the stress but you will get...
    Nov 15, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. My I'm going to medical school
    I totally agree that NP programs should be harder to get into and select the best and brightest like medical schools. I really REALLY wish NP programs would be like medical schools. I work with an NP...
    Oct 11, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Desperately need advice
    I'd try nursing homes, I applied to hospitals and was unable to get hired but applied to nursing homes and got called within 3 weeks of applying. With the high turnover rates in long term care...
    Oct 10, '15
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. When did you find your calling?
    I was not called into nursing. I did it for the job security thinking that for the millions of people that reside in America, there will be a need for nurses to take care of them. However, I...
    Oct 1, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Maybe our outlook isn't too gloomy
    I have no problem with some of the for-profit nursing programs out there. Some of the ones I know of that graduate students graduate really bright students. I've worked with some nurses of these...
    Sep 24, '15
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  18. What should the nurse-patient ratio be in long-term care facilities?
    I work 3-11 shift and I have been receiving 30 patients. It seems that management thinks 1:30 is okay but it takes me 3 hours for both of my med passes. I then have to squeeze in treatment at...
    Sep 24, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Unpaid orientation LTC
    Woah, that is scary that they would even ask you to undergo orientation unpaid. Maybe, if you wanted to visualize or shadow your preceptor and NOT TOUCH any patient physically or even contribute to...
    Sep 24, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Overwhelmed and miserable at an LTC facility
    I am in a similar situation with you except I have few options because I am a new grad nurse in a very saturated market for nurses in east coast. If you know of a better place to work then jump ship...
    Sep 22, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. If I hate being a med tech, will I hate being a nurse?
    I think if you're a med tech, you basically have one function of a long-term care nurse down. However, you still need to know how to assess a patient, interpret labs, complete paperwork, do...
    Sep 16, '15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. HELP! Failed NCLEX before, out of school for 7 years, wanting to try again
    Take the Hurst Review. It's a good review course. I passed NCLEX on the first try using it and another allnurses member on this forum passed it after I recommended it to her. You can do it! Believe.
    Sep 16, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. 3 Attempt NCLEX-RN, Need New Study Plan
    I used Hurst Review and passed first time. I also used like 5 other sources for content review and questions. Hurst review made me confident in knowing the patho of certain diseases and disorders.
    Sep 16, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. I used Kaplan and didn't pass NCLEX on 1st try
    Sorry you failed. Get your money-back from Kaplan if you can. I suggest studying from 3 solid sources that hit different areas: 1 source for prioritization and delegation questions...
    Sep 16, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. No Longer RN2B....NCLEX PASSED
    Congrats!
    Sep 16, '15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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