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I've always been interested in health-care, especially nursing. I've had trouble with math and sciences courses in the past as well as struggling with chronic illness. I still benefit from using the nursing model and reading nursing textbooks and would like to make friends within the nursing community

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  1. I would like to know if there are any nursing students, non-nurses, or retired/inactive nurses who perform duties that usually require a nursing license (in the US), but not in other countries. If so, which counties, what organizations and what was...
  2. I am interested in nursing because the nursing model helps me to understand more about my own medical conditions. I've also helped care for friends and family and would eventually like to do volunteer work in a health-realated setting. I have several...
  3. Excelsior College for Personal Enrichment

    Thanks for the advise. I have purchased many of the recommended books for the EC exams as well as other nursing books including ATI materials.I was accepted to an LPN program, but unable to enroll due to extenuating circumstances and chronic illness ...
  4. Excelsior College for Personal Enrichment

    Is it possible for non-nursing students/ non-nurses to take any of the EC nursing exams (outside of the excelsior programs) just to learn ?
  5. I am looking into different nursing schools while taking my prerequisites. One of the schools I am looking into is Immaculata University. If you are attending or have graduated from the IU ACCEL or Generic BSN program I would like to know more about ...
  6. Preparing for TEAS Exam

    I've never taken the NET, but talked to students and teacher's who took the test or taught the prep courses for it. Overall, many say that it is easier because it does not contain the science and englisg sections. However, if your test is not compute...
  7. Preparing for TEAS Exam

    I took the TEAS test twice, because the schools that I am applying for require you to take it at that location. I got accepted to one school and waiting for test results from the other. (Some schools tell you right away, other's do not).The study gu...
  8. Nursing and Fibromyalgia

    I do not have a job, but I am hoping to start school soon. I am afraid that if I have a flare up it may slow me down. I had one a little over a week ago and I accomplished nothing during that time. ( And I was supposed to be studying for the TEAS, bu...
  9. Preparing for TEAS Exam

    Hi, I'm in PA. Different schools here require that you take the test at their location. So, I took it once on 12/23 and I taking it again on the 6th . When did you take it the first time ? I've been using ATI Study Guide, www.testpreview.com and ATI...
  10. Nursing and Fibromyalgia

    Does anyone else have "fibro fog?" I keep losing my train of thought. ( may also be from Lupus) I also have difficulty concentrating/focusing for more than a few minutes of time. How do you deal with it ? Do you ever feel that it compromises your pat...
  11. Nursing and Fibromyalgia

    lstcats, housework can be difficult for me at times. it makes me tired or gives me back pain. my little sister helps me sometimes and i pay her 5$ an housr as well, but it lacks professional quality. i am sorry to hear about your job and your schooli...
  12. Nursing and Fibromyalgia

    Thanks Lstcats, I very much appreciate your message. I am sorry to hear about your financial situation. I can't imagine how hard it must be for you not to have any support in your condition. I have been fortunate so far as to have my husband su...
  13. Nursing and Fibromyalgia

    Thanks Lstcats, I very much appreciate your message. I am sorry to hear about your financial situation. I can't imagine how hard it must be for you not to have any support in your condition. I have been fortunate so far as to have my husband su...
  14. Nursing and Fibromyalgia

    It's nice to know that there are others out there who know how I feel. ( Sorry it has to be a negative feeling). As of now, I am studying for the TEAS exam to become an LPN. Because of my Fibromyalgia ( I also have Lupus), I am taking the part-time p...
  15. Diagnosed with Fibromyalgia

    I do not need pre-requesites for LPN either. But, if I get accepted to the program starting in June, I will be brushing up on my sciences from January until May. It should definately help you that you already took prerequisites. Did you take then for...