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  1. Temporary Lifting Restrictions?

    Hi. I am currently in an accelerated nursing program and found out that I have an umbilical hernia. I am needing to have surgery, so I planned it for a little break in school. My lifting restriction will be 10 pounds for first 3 weeks, 20 pounds for ...
  2. Choosing the right FNP program for you is a difficult decision. There are so many programs out there, and they each have pros and cons that make them stand out in one way or another. It's hard to know where to begin. This blog post will help you sear...
  3. In desperate need of advice. I'm currently a sophomore in nursing school at one of the top 10 universities for nursing. I thought I was extremely interested in nursing, but being in nursing school has kind of crushed that for me. My professors are ex...
  4. Ever feel like things are SLOOOOW? Is it too much information? Are you having a difficult time learning, reading, and/or concentrating while in school? What are you having a hard time with?
  5. Have you ever found yourself just staring at the wall? What have you done to give yourself a "reboot"?
  6. It all comes down to the last exam of the quarter, the last one that matters at least. There's something to be said when there's a 10% difference in your lowest average score and the next lowest. I remember my first thought when the test landed in fr...
  7. Becoming an RN in 75 questions!

    Hey everyone! I was asked to write a blog about my experience with NCLEX and some advice I would give those going in. I promised I would write one so here I am! First things first...RELAX!!Everything will be OK I promise (I sound like such a hypocrit...
  8. I've only recently started community service and clinicals and I swear to god I am close to begging my parents to allow me to take up Journalism. Now Nursing wasn't really my choice since I have a huge dislike for hospitals thanks to various past eve...
  9. As a nursing student, you don't have much time to yourself and your calendar ends up looking marked up with no empty spaces. I've learned that it is better to be over-prepared than under-prepared. It is very important to make sure everything is toget...
  10. dcwang

    Reflections

    Countdown until graduation! I still can't believe I'm writing that. One more month and I'll graduate with my BSN. I remember walking into my first class, health assessment with disbelief and shock at the fast-paced accelerated program. When I started...
  11. NCLEX: Like a Deer in the Headlights. Ch 10

    I was fortunate to land a job at the children's hospital where I became a student nurse tech. I never even applied anywhere else, which is ironic, since I never wanted to work with sick kids. Yet here I am, sitting in a Pathways Program with nine oth...
  12. Thank-you Son

    Son, We made it! I know that there are going to be people that try to correct me on that statement, "We" didn't do it..., "I" did it. They are wrong. I'm just talking to you right now little guy. Don't pay attention to the other people here. I know t...
  13. Don't Give Up On NCLEX

    Good day everyone I just want to say thank you to the allnurses community for their big help towards my nursing career. Starting from when I was so desperate on finding a school to finish my concurrency issues ( Med Surg, OB and Psych) and I know tha...
  14. Last night, my first class of nursing students graduated. It was a momentous and beautiful moment that really got me pondering the challenges and triumphs of being a nursing instructor. I decided to sit down and write out all of the things I wish my ...
  15. Avoid Kids at ALL Costs! Ch 8

    As it turns out, my favorite class is pediatrics. I have four kids, and know a little about basic things (age of immunizations, milestones), but I didn't know a LOT. And it turns out, I really do like to read the textbook and learn everything I can a...
  16. There are some very major differences between taking classes in a classroom versus doing them online. The one difference that gets to me the most is the lack of a social life!!! I live in the boonies next door to some cows. My day starts off like eve...
  17. I slam the alarm off in a fury, covering my face with my blanket. I just can't do this job anymore. My run as a paramedic in rural county America for the past lifetime has taken its toll, but this past year I have earned my name as the "Trauma Chick"...
  18. My scrubs are royal blue. As I walk into the uniform store, I cannot wait to try on the coveted scrubs! The sales lady walks over to me and asks me if I need help. I am bursting with pride as I tell her I need scrubs for my nursing clinicals. She smi...
  19. I have always wanted to be a nurse ever since I was a child. I remember seeing my grandmother die from pancreatic cancer at the age of 11 years old, and wishing that I could of helped her more, or comforted her better than what I could at the time. I...
  20. Found this on my classmate's facebook page! Enjoy!
  21. RN: Judge and Jury - Ch 6

    As I sit in the stands at my daughter's soccer game, I am furiously trying to catch up on my chapters I should have already read in my Maternal Newborn textbook. I feel the darkness of an unwanted presence hovering over my shoulder and look up to see...
  22. My Journey to RN

    I returned to school in the Spring semester of 2015, at 29 years old, with the hopes of going to nursing school. At the time, I had gotten divorced just over a year earlier, and was raising my then 7 year old without any assistance from her father. I...
  23. The Summer Brain Drain

    So you are free for the summer...the shackles of nursing school have loosened. You have just a few short months to create some semblance of a personal life before you have dive back into clinical rotation when you'd rather be diving into a cool swimm...
  24. On Being a Nurse By Destiny

    I graduated in 2006, from a prestigious school in the Philippines. I was a humdrum student then, not very booksmart but I made grades good enough not to get kicked out of my college. I passed college and proceeded to taking the NLE. I was lucky to pa...
  25. I hold the name tag in my hand and look at my photo. This is one of the rare good pictures of me, and I am finally ready to put it away. My days of clinicals are over. I fold my labcoat over my arm and walk out the hospital doors. I glance up at the ...