Spring 2013 El Centro College ADN - page 5

by MorganB

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Hi everyone! I was just wondering were there any others who were applying for Spring 2013. I was in nursing school many moons ago (2003 el centro), and have decided to take care of unfinished business. I'm super excited about... Read More


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    From your hands to God's ears, I pray so. Today I turned in my request for math course substitution. Tomorrow I go in for a physical. CPR class is next weekend so it seems to be coming together.I had my hep B last week, and number 2 is coming up in a bit and then I have to have all these titers done so Lord help us all that are trying to apply for Spring this is hectic lol.
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    I'm right there with you. I just had my physical today & varicella titer. Tomorrow is vaccine day - lol -1st hep b & another measles. CPR and hesi are done, thank goodness. I can't believe how stressful it is just getting the pack together.
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    This is definately stressful! I am also applying for Spring 2013. I have 17 points without the Hesi. I'm shooting for 28 points. I have everyything done except my HESI and CPR. I'm doing both in August. I really don't think it will be as competitive trying to get into the program this spring since the requirements changed all of a sudden. I'm so anxious! October can't get here fast enough! Good luck and God bless us all!
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    Those of you that still need shots, keep in mind that you can visit your local county health office and get them for about $20 per shot. They are much more than that at your primary care providers office. Often times, getting shots is cheaper than getting titers too! Good luck all. I am starting this fall!
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    Thanks for the heads up wyrm! Crysj06 how did you do on the hesi and where did you take it? I am studying for it daily well almost daily and have really no clue what to expect for a&p...any suggestions besides studying the second half of a&p....unrealistic for me.
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    Morgan if you just buy the Hesi study book you should do fine. I took mine at the El Centro Paramount building testing center. The A&P section is MUCH easier if you've taken 1 & 2 already. If you haven't taken 2 yet, I would become familiar with the endocrine system. I was actually surprised at how easy the test was. I studied for all of 2 or 3 days and got a 97. Your computer will have a calculator available for the math portion, so if you know how to use it you will do fine. I would also probably plan on taking the test more than once if necessary to improve your score. Don't stress too much, its a pretty easy test. Best of luck to you!
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    Morgan, I'm taking the Hesi in August at the Paramount building at El Centro. I've checked out 3 Nursing entrance exam books that I have been studying from for about 2 months. I also bought an A&P & math study guide/review that has been VERY helpful!! I've takin the test twice before without the A&P section. It's really not that bad if you study the Hesi Evolve book. Make sure you know ALL of the vocabulary words and definitions from the book.
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    Hey, does anyone know somewhere cheap to get the Varicella vaccine? They are 110.00 at the health dept. which is the cheapest place I've found. So that will be 220.00 total.
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    Hi Shasha - that seems very high for the health department. Which one did you visit? It should no more than $20 per shot. I just had the varicella titer & it cost $20 - that's an option - but you must have had chicken pox in the past.
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    I called the Dallas County health dept and that's how much they said it is for each dose of Varicella. I was shocked too. I havent had chicken pox so the titer wont work for me. The 110. 00 is the student price also


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