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I Am a Student Nurse

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    For the Love of People

    I am a first year student nurse and just yesterday I found out that my internship in March will be in hospice care. I didn't get to choose my field of work, but this would have been my first choice. I am very excited. I've always known I've wanted to do something in medicine and...
    AllysonH AllysonH 18-21, F 5 Responses Jan 27, 2009

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    Anyone else struggle with school?

    I am a full time CNA and part time in college. I decided to try and get my RN. I one day hopefully want to work in pediatrics. But anyway, I am struggle in Anatomy. This is the only class left I need before I can apply for the nursing program. I understood math and chemistry and...
    FordFan2008 FordFan2008 22-25, M 1 Response Feb 18

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    Am I On The Wrong Path?

     Am I on the wrong path?            Well I am finally studying to get into nursing school, at long last, 3 years hence and after wasting nearly 2 forced years into becoming a teacher, I am at last doing what I want to do. Then how come I feel like crap, how come I am...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 3 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    Started a Program But Decided to Move

    It is no suprise to me that I rarely finish something that I start from childhood with the only exceptions of becoming buddhist and getting a bachelor's degree. I have been trying to go to nursing school for three years now and I applied to a community college in...
    Bellezza Bellezza 26-30, F 1 Response Jul 3, 2008

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    Not Sure About Nursing Course

     I studied nursing (RN) before in my country for about 3 years and now i'm doing another 3 years nursing away from home. I was so excited and eager to be a nurse before but now i feel like nursing is getting boring and i'm not interested anymore unlike before BIG ...
    jon87 jon87 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 2, 2009

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    My Experience As a Last Year Student Nurse

    i'm in last year right now and i have a lot of experience..involving life..and it is really depressing me to think that mistake is all around us, this story happens in male surgical ward..i'm happen to be the student nurse incharge with my other friend,around 1 o'clock i...
    dejayana dejayana 22-25, F 1 Response May 11, 2008

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    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Jul 8

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    It is really hard not having anytime

    for my kids. In between work and school, I feel like I never have anytime left. But I graduate on the 27th of this month!!
    amyh217 amyh217 31-35, F 1 Response Jun 7

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    I'm Going to Take My First Case This Week :d

     so, my nursing course is a 2 yrs course , which compresses about 10 modules into 1 semester. Anyway this is my 3rd semester and i haven't taken 1 case yet, this makes me super stressed out since my classmates in other hospital have been taking one to two case already...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Sep 23, 2009

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    I Have A Year And A Half To Go To Be Fully Qualified!

    I should have worked harder at school, and then perhaps I would be having an easier time with my training here at the hospital!My student nurse status often means I work on processes which are purely functional. The difficulty can be working while wearing stockings rather than...
    Nurseynurse16 Nurseynurse16 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2011

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    YAY!

    I got accepted to a nursing school and will start in the end of August this year ^___^ For once I can really be proud of myself :) And I'm really looking forward to the stints in the psychiatric wards as I want to get into mental health field!
    Terrorita Terrorita 26-30, F 7 Responses Jul 18, 2007

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    8wks Away From Graduation

    I'm in my last semester of nursing school and im freaking out!!!! soooo much work crammed into one semester with a lecture test every other week....but im happy that this madness is finally comin to an end! im excited for graduation and scared all at the same time....im scared of...
    Daddigirl Daddigirl 31-35, F Mar 6, 2013

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    Sitting here staring blankly at this

    pharmacology book...wish they'd publish these things in English :/
    StdntNurseJay StdntNurseJay 18-21, F 1 Response Jun 8

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    neveragoodusername neveragoodusername 26-30, F Aug 2

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    “Let each person tell the truth from his own experience.” Florence nightingale My experience is this: I have always been fascinated with human anatomy, and abnormalities. I...
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    Hell yea...I have seen nurses get verbally abused by doctors. Please...without nurses, doctors got nothing.
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    See I am not a "nurse" but I am called a end of life specialist. Fancy right? It's really just a nice way of saying end of life friend as I like to say! It can be a really...
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    "What do you wanna be with you grow up?" was a frequently asked question throughout the years. I never really knew the answer until very recently. I want to be a registered nurse...
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    My dream feels like its so far away. I need to keep going and not give up. People tell me to choose something else but I know if I change my path ill regret it later. I'm going to...
    ponycupcake ponycupcake 18-21, F Aug 3

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    Sleepless nights, reportings, dead bodies, long exams, researches, coffee overloads and sex hair everyday. Welcome to the wonderful world of medical school -3rd year...
    trentoy trentoy 18-21, M 4 Responses Jul 21

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    For the umpteenth time! But this time is different. This time I'm studying from home, which means no classrooms & getting bored with material I've already gone over a number of...
    IdleFox IdleFox 26-30, F Jul 21

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    On 25th of this month,i'm going to start my 1st year as a medicine student at chisnau university,moldova I hope i can succes and be the best doctor that graduated from there and...
    salehaslih salehaslih 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 2

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    I am officially a University student now, I inscribed today for technical Physics. I'm looking forward to study and I'm already a bit nervous and excited. ;)
    HelenaMai HelenaMai 18-21, F a week ago

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    Being a straight A student is stressful as heck. I kept a straight A streak all year last year and now, at the beginning of my junior year, I'm stressing a bit because one of my...
    1stepforward3shovesback 1stepforward3shovesback 16-17, M 4 days ago

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    JACK AND JILL Jack and Jill went up a hill to smoke a little leaf Jack got high and dropped his fly and Jill said "Where’s The Beef?"
    Peachesanddream Peachesanddream 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    ROSES ARE RED Roses are red, violets are blue, Faces like yours belong in the zoo. Don't be mad, I'll be there too. Not in the cage but laughing at you!
    Peachesanddream Peachesanddream 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    OLD MOTHER HUBBARD Old Mother Hubbard Went to the Cupboard To get her poor daughter a dress. When she got there The cupboard was bare And so was her daughter, I guess
    Peachesanddream Peachesanddream 22-25, F 11 hrs ago

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    No sleep til degree! It's tough a lot of times but if you love it and stick with it, you'll end up very fulfilled
    Jb425 Jb425 18-21, M 3 hrs ago

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    I'm not there yet, but I'm doing the course! And the prac side of things is amazing... Keeps me very motivated!!
    sammykins101 sammykins101 22-25, M Jul 28

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    Two nights ago, I came home and found an injured goose, so I took it to the chicken coop to rest. Yesterday, it couldn't walk, but it was drinking and honking to the other geese...
    WiredCritter WiredCritter 22-25 Jul 31

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    Today I had a patient who came in with stroke like symptoms she had ecstasy in her drug screen, do I feel sorry that she had a stroke from doing drugs no I don't because she made a...
    Submissivekitten1982 Submissivekitten1982 31-35, F 1 Response Aug 2

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    I love taking care of people and helping people in anyway i can. I think i like doing it because no one ever took care of me as a child. I was left on my own. (:
    JessyGirl96 JessyGirl96 18-21, F Aug 2

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    Sometimes it's hard to not get emotional with patients. In the area of nursing I'm in, I deal with death and dying everyday, but today it took everything I had to not cry with the...
    MrNurseGuy MrNurseGuy 31-35, M 1 Response Aug 3

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    there seems to be no protocol when it comes to female hospital aides. i already had my top gown off for my daily bathing. she just walked over helped take my socks off and reach...
    peterprice1 peterprice1 46-50, M Aug 5

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    greeneyedlady72 greeneyedlady72 41-45, F 1 Response Aug 7

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    Just did the ALS ice bucket challenge and it was very cold, nothing like dumping ice water on yourself lol..
    Submissivekitten1982 Submissivekitten1982 31-35, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have my exams in less than a month... feel completely swamped. My parents have paid over 12k upfront for my course and I can't believe how badly I'm going to perform. The gap...
    petrichor540 petrichor540 26-30, M 2 Responses Jul 20

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    I have still no idea... What I am doing
    K7097 K7097 18-21, M Jul 21

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    :-) I am extremely excited that I am about halfway through my "pre" medicine courses and will be entering into med school as soon as I can get in!!
    AmaiXAshuri AmaiXAshuri 26-30, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    Just got my unconditional offer! 😄
    heatheredgerton heatheredgerton 22-25, F 2 Responses Jul 21

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    JoshKilbride JoshKilbride 13-15, M 2 Responses Jul 21

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    I'm terrified that my major isn't going to fit my personality and I won't enjoy doing it. I don't know what major will, though! So stressful..
    kortskat kortskat 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 22

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