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Started nursing school in the Spring of '09 at TWU. I graduate this December and I am thrilled to begin my career as a nurse!

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  1. Day shift or night shift - Which do you prefer? Why?

    I currently work nights & do not like it (9pm-9am). My husband works days & usually gets home around 7pm; so, on average I have 1 hour to spend w/ him before I have to leave. I also work 5 days a week. I don't like having to sacrifice my slee...
  2. License by endorsement- Tx to Co

    Hello all, My husband & I will be making the move to Colorado after Thanksgiving of this year. Both Texas & Colorado are compact states (which makes it a little bit easier) but I'm still a little confused about the process. *Should I wait un...
  3. Anyone Up For Random FACT THROWING??

    Hey guys, I am taking my nclex 2/14 & I am SOOOO nervous. Does anyone have any tips? I've already read through the 1st 30 pages of this thread, lol. Here are my 5 NCLEX facts: (1) An increase of 300 cal/day is needed for pregnancy per fetus &...
  4. HESI Help!!

    Hello everyone!! I take my comprehensive HESI exam on Monday and I am as nervous as can be! Does anyone have any quick tips or hints to help me? I have to make an 850 to graduate. I already worked through the entire HESI review book and the Saunders ...
  5. Hello everyone, I need help formulating my top 3 priority nursing diagnoses for my pediatric care plan. My patient was a 5 week old baby who was born with gastroschisis & perforated intestine. The patient had it repaired within the first week of...
  6. Texas Women's University

    I know that the Dallas campus got to rank their clinical sites but we didn't. I got put into Ben Taub's psych ward, it's been the most amazing journey being there and so far I've already had patients who were homeless, had AIDS and have had to react ...
  7. Columbia or Yale??

    Hello, I am planning on applying to midwifery programs after graduating with my BSN and working for a little bit. My question for those who have already been accepted is what school you previously went to, what was your GPA, and what the application ...
  8. Texas Women's University

    They didn't give us a book list at orientation but when you register and go to blackboard you can look under the "undergrads" section and it should have a book list. I just took the initative and emailed every single one of my teachers so that I coul...
  9. Texas Women's University

    Oh ok, well just remember you have to take it at TWU for it to transfer!!
  10. Texas Women's University

    Where did you hear about the NCLEX book? If it is a teacher recommending a book I would get it. However, as J1's most of the testing information comes from the lectures and the text,...except concepts. The teacher for that class pulls questions from ...
  11. Texas Women's University

    Hello nhoward, I am a J1 currently at the Houston campus. Boy, are you in for some fun :) The classes are demanding, challenging but rewarding. The clinicals are also a good experience, my clinical is at Ben Taub's psych ward!! As far as care plans g...
  12. Confused about the process...

    Hello! I am in my first semester in nursing school at TWU and eventually want to become a CNM. Is becoming a CNM a master's program or a seperate program? This is the list of schools that I have that offers CNM programs. Can anybody tell me anything ...
  13. Texas Women's University

    I have a question for everybody at TWU already. I will be starting in January and was wondering it was completely necessary to get a dual headed stethoscope, like a littman. I have tried ultrascopes out and I like them better. Thanks!
  14. Texas Women's University

    Hello, I am also going to TWU for Spring '09 and a friend of mine who is already in the program told me to get ALL of the recommended books. She said that some people didn't and it got them into some big trouble on tests. Just wanted to pass that al...
  15. A & B students!!!

    I am about to start nursing school in the spring and would like to get the advice of some students (preferably A :bowingpur) How do you go about studying? How many hours on average do you study a week? what kind of grades do you make? Please be very...