Does this seem right? Re: Changing books - page 2
Last semester I took A&P I and the regular instructor was on sebatical so a different science instructor taught the class. We had to buy $300- worth of books, but that was ok because our instructor... Read More
Jul 6, '06Occupation: RN Joined: Jun '06; Posts: 29; Likes: 22It does stink but seems to happen rather regularly. When I ordered my books for A&P I, the bookstore gave me a used copy ($80) of the text they used in previous semesters. The instructor said they actually were using a new book (new author, publisher and format) now, but he didn't care which one we had as long as we followed his notes, so I decided not to get the new book at $170. Three weeks later, I was having too much trouble following "his notes" in the old book, so I got the new one. It was too late to return the old book and since the school wasn't using it anymore, they wouldn't buy it back either. I ended up using both books regularly throughout A&P I and II and kept the old book as a personal reference for later.
Jul 7, '06Occupation: High Acuity LTAC Joined: Jan '06; Posts: 749; Likes: 22These books are waaay overpriced, try to get it used or online cheaper. but i definitely would email the teach and tell him what your last teach told your class about the book being used in part II. He should understand.
Jul 7, '06Occupation: ICU Specialty: ICU ; From: US ; Joined: Jan '06; Posts: 543; Likes: 90I would just use the AP book that you have.