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    New Grad RN Angst

    This post about stress and worry is so me. I have been into my career now for six months, and i still feel like I know nothing. I still am constantly asking questions. I am such a worry wort. I still do not feel comfortable some times. I just hope by the time my year has come I will feel more confident. There are nights that I just want to leave and never go back to nursing. I hope it gets better with time. Thank you Esme12 for posting those sheets. I plan on using some of them.
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    10th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100

    "I think you may have MRSA"
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    Nclex Tomorrow 9/11

    Good Luck. Praying for you!
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    Passed after 8 yrs of being out and 4 times!!!

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    I Passed NCLEX

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    NCLEX studying

    Altogether I probably studied a couple of months before my test. I used Hurst for content review, NCLEX 4000 (for questions), and NCSBN for questions the week before the test. I did every single question of the NCSBN (learning extension) before I took the NCLEX. They were hard questions but they were very similar to the NCLEX format. I also used Lacharity for practice on the priority questions. Make sure you know your infection control well and prioritization.
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    NCLEX studying

    You can pass the NCLEX. Just keep studying. I am living proof of passing after the 5th time. I just took the NCLEX on July 31 for the 5th time and passed it. I took a week off work before my NCLEX and did nothing but questions the week before. I know exactly what you mean that passing the NCLEX is what you think about alot. I thought about it all the time. Just keep studying, and you will make it!
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    Finally a RN

    Butterfly913 you will pass next time. Just keep studying. I did find the questions to NCSBN very similar to NCLEX. I took the week of work and did nothing but questions and read every rationale whether I got it right or wrong. I did every question on NCSBN. I bought it this time because my professors where I graduated recommended it. So I did. I believe just doing questions over and over help me pass. Good luck in your studying. I know you pass NCLEX.
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    Taken the NCLEX 3 times now and failed...

    Don't ever give up! You can do this! I failed my NCLEX more than 3 times before I passed it. If I can do it you can too. Just have faith in yourself. You made it through school so you can pass this test!!!!
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    ROLL CALL!!!!! Where are our WV nurses????

    I just got my license on August 7, 2012. I work at CAMC. I started on the floor today. There is alot to learn.
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    Failed NCLEX for a 2nd time....

    Don't ever give up! You can do this! I failed my NCLEX several times before I passed and believe me I know how you feel. It is hard to pick up the books and start studying again. I have been out of school since 2010 and recently passed my boards at the end of July. What I did this last time I took the NCLEX I started studying a month before my test. The week before my test I took the week off work, and did nothing but study that whole week. I also bought the learning extension stuff for 3 weeks. I truly believe that it helped out tremendously. I done every question on the learning extension, and read every rationale. It was hard to make myself to sit there and go through question after question, but I did it and I passed. The questions from learning extension is similar to the questions on NCLEX. Some of them were pretty tough. Just do questions, and read the rationales. That is what I did. I hope this helps because believe me I know how you feel. If you need anything else just let me know. Have a good night!
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    Question about NCSBN Online NCLEX Review

    I have done this review and loved it. I don't think there is a way where you can share it. I would highly recommend it though. All the questions are good questions. Good luck on your test!
  13. Can anybody help me with this problem Aminophylline 25 mg/hr Concentration 500 mg of amniophylline in 250 ml how many ML/Hr? thanks
  14. thanks so much
  15. Please help. I have a test tomorrow and I can not for the life of me figure this out. Problem: Dopamine 250 mcg/min Concentration: 400 mg dopamine in 250 ml D5W. need to know ML/HR Drip factor is 60 gtts/ml Please work it out line by line. I am a horrilbe math person when it comes to these drips. thanks in advance.
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    Help Med Calculation Test Tomorrow at work

    Thanks ENicuRN.