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Mom to 5 sons!

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  1. How to find best Dr/Hospital?

    Thanks to all of you who responded to my post. You are all wonderful and I will check out all of the info that you provided. BIG HUGS TO YOU ALL!! Wendy
  2. Hi there, I have an 8 year old son that had a borderline ekg for left ventricular hypertrophy. I am in a town that has one pediatric cardiologist. I am wanting to prepare in advance to get a second opinion. How do I find out where the best place ...
  3. Hi there, I am a new student on the boards and have a personal advice question. I am having pain which I believe is in my kidneys, mostly the right side. It is not extremely painful....just an aching feeling that is there consistently every day for...
  4. Personal advice needed

    Hi there, I am a new student on the boards and have a personal advice question. I am having pain which I believe is in my kidneys, mostly the right side. It is not extremely painful....just an aching feeling that is there consistently every day for ...
  5. I'm in for Fall 2002!!

    Hi all, Just had to tell everyone that I have been accepted into the LPN program at Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA for Fall of 2002! I am so excited, I don't think I can wait that long! Does anyone else on the board attend or plan to there? One very...
  6. How many of us are over 35?

    Hi Heather, I turned 40 last September. I have 5 sons. Are you by chance from Dublin, CA (Just guessing from your screen name and state)? We just moved from there back to PA last summer. Hugs, Wendy
  7. Hi there, I am expecting to be called for my interview to get into the local LPN program within the next 2 weeks. Any advice on how to survive/prepare/knock their socks off? Thanks, Wendy
  8. Entrance exams

    Hi there, I am applying to the local LPN program and have to take an entrance exam. I was told it is basic reading, writing and math. She said it is 10th grade level (?). I am not worried about the reading and writing, but it has been 20 years sin...
  9. Hi there, I am wondering if anyone has taken a chemistry course online? If so, was it a good course and would you recommend it to another student? I'd like to refresh my memory before starting school, unfortunately, I can't remember much of what I t...
  10. Hi, I am working on my pre-reqs for the RN program. In the meantime, I decided that I would start working in a nursing home as a hospitality aide and then take their CNA course. I thought that being a CNA would help me get some clinical experience ...
  11. Hi, I am currently undergoing my pre-reqs to enter nursing school. In the meantime, I am taking a CNA course so that I can work as an aide and start to gain some clinical experience. I have two questions: 1. What exactly will I be allowed to do as ...
  12. Cna?

    Hi there, I am hoping to enter nursing school in 2002 or 2003. I was thinking of becoming a CNA in the meantime. Have any of you out there gone this route? Would you recommend this and what would my responsibilities ba as a CNA? (I have a feeling...
  13. Hi there, I was reading your post and you stated that PA is not a choice state to be a nurse. As someone contemplating being a nurse, and since I live in PA, this could have some bearing on my decision! Could you fill me in on the why PA is not a c...
  14. Clinicals

    Hi there, Could someone please explain how the clinical rotations work at your school? I am interested in if you have choices of facilities, etc...just basically how the whole clinical rotation works. Thanks! Wendy :)
  15. Cost of school

    Hi there, I am new to the board and wow...what a great resource this forum is. Here is my situation. I am a soon to be a 40 (next week!) year old mom of 5 sons. I stated taking prerequisites for the nursing program 10 years ago, but then life got i...