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86toronado 13,329 Views

Joined: May 6, '07; Posts: 525 (41% Liked) ; Likes: 657
RN-emergency; from US
Specialty: 5 year(s) of experience in neurology, cardiology, ED

How to Survive (and Thrive) in Nursing School

As a new(Ish) nurse, I still like to browse through the "student nurse" section of allnurses.com from time to time. What constantly strikes me is that I see the same questions and concerns over and...

Um... I don't know what an EKG is.

Case in point: when I started working in the hospital, my experiences in the medical field included several emergency room visits and one overnight stay as a kid, and sleeping in a chair at my...