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Michigan Funds Program to Help High School Students Prepare for Nursing School by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Thu 19 Feb 2009 6:31pm Here's a perfect example of why nurses should pay attention to political issues. The state of Michigan is funding a program to better prepare high school students for nursing school. One of the reasons nursing students don't succeed in nursing school is that they have difficulties with the math or reading. This poor success rate is why so ... Read on »
Secrets: How To Become A Nurse/get Into Nursing School/get It Paid For Review Honest Testimonial by Salmony Posted Tue 12 Mar 2013 10:51am According to over 500 customers testimonials this ebook contains useful information. The Special Guide was released on 2011-11-14 by EZYLEARNIN, Secrets: How To Become A Nurse/get Into Nursing School/get It Paid For . This great Ebook has been around longer than any direct competitor and the guide received only positive testimonials and reviews. Ho ... Read on »
Getting Through Nursing School with Sickle Cell by Tosin Ola Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 10:53pm Choosing nursing as a major was an easy decision for me to make. I've always been interested in being a nurse, especially since I noticed that when I was sick, the nurse was the one that had the most input into my well-being and care. I went straight from high school into college at Oakwood, and it was one of the most liberating experiences of my ... Read on »
Shortage of Nurse Educators Continues to Keep Students out of Nursing schools by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Mon 07 Dec 2009 12:00am The nursing shortage affects us all. And the even bigger problem is the shoratge of nurse educators. In these lean economic times when so many are out of jobs, it seems even more cruel that over 48,000 qualified students were turned away from nursing programs in 2008-9. In just six years' time there will be a need for over 580,000 new nurses, ... Read on »
Nursing School Clinicals: My Experience by Erica P. Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 11:25pm Kim over at Emergiblog wants to know how nursing school clinical experience stacks up across the board. She says there are distance-ed programs that condense an entire education's worth of clinicals into two weeks - which terrifies me (although I swear I've worked alongside a few nurses who got less than that). And I'm sure there's been a good ... Read on »
Dialysis and nursing school by Kim Posted Sun 02 Nov 2008 10:44pm I have been asked several times if I am going to stay in dialysis after nursing school. To be honest I do not know the answer.  I figure I will always come back to it and work my way up to place I feel I can make a difference at. There are things I want to accomplish first, like ICU or Emergency/trauma nursing first, to get a good feel ... Read on »
Nursing school Acceptance, Increasing your chances by Kimberley E. Registered Nurse Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 6:35pm When I started trying to get into Nursing school I had no idea how to increase my chances in getting in, I thought that is was based just on your GPA, although it is that is not the only thing a school looks at. Most of the students entering ADN programs are nontraditional students, in my particular class there were only two students who had gradu ... Read on »
How and When Will More Nursing School Applicants be Accommodated? by Glenna Murdock Registered Nurse Posted Wed 01 Apr 2009 12:18am Once again, a painful truth hurts more because it has become personal. What now? It’s the shortage of places in nursing programs for qualified applicants. My friend, Sue, has been a middle school teacher for over 20 years. About 8 years ago she was diagnosed with a life threatening medical condition that required vigorous and debilitating treat ... Read on »
Nursing School on Steroids – Part One by thepropatient Posted Sun 24 Jan 2010 7:34pm Life was unbearable weaning off prednisone at the rate my doctor recommended, so I decided the only way I was going to survive nursing school in August was doing it my way – very slowly. If I started feeling like I couldn’t make it through the day, I didn’t hesitate to add another milligram of my steroid-of-choice to my daily regimen. ... Read on »
Nursing School on Steroids – Part Two: Right Shoulder Surgery by thepropatient Posted Mon 01 Feb 2010 6:05pm The first semester of nursing school was over and rather than vacation somewhere or work, I was getting ready for right shoulder surgery. I had learned from others experienced with shoulder surgeries that there were many things my doctor hadn’t told me. First, the pain after shoulder surgery is so severe that you can’t lie down – for week ... Read on »