RN-BSN Student Knows Too Much - page 2

Just wanted to get others' takes on this: What do you do when your pathology instructor expects you to cite references but you literally can just rattle off symptoms, pathos and treatments without... Read More

  1. by   Miiki
    Write everything (EVERYTHING) as if you have to prove it. At least use something like UpToDate at the minimum. There's plenty of things that nurses "just know" that have actually changed since they went to nursing school 2-80 years ago. And plenty of hospitals are slow to implement evidence based changes into practice and policy.

    And my teachers (in grad school) check all citations. I've had them ask me to send them copies of articles that they for whatever reason couldn't access themselves.

    So just cite the stuff.
  2. by   Wayne47
    Just do the work that is expected of you. BSN classes cover a lot of the material you already covered in your ADN. You are paying to be there just do the work. If you make a big deal about it you will just get written up, flunk, or get expelled. No reason to be dramatic.

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