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I Am a Student Nurse

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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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    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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    Enrolled in my school,

    it's s private college and for 21 months I will be working towards my RN degree. It's one class each month but it will be intense and I am definitely up for the challenge..
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 21

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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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    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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    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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    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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    wheels1972 wheels1972 41-45, M Jul 8

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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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    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'm not a nursing student yet.

    I'm about half way done with my prereqs. I want to go into surgical/transplant nursing. I eventually want to do disaster relief or become a travel nurse.
    2infinityandbeyond 2infinityandbeyond 26-30, F Nov 19

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    So I am in public speaking

    and it's online I did my speech on nursing since I'm so passionate about it.
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 2 Responses Dec 10

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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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    Public speaking course ends this week I'm

    trying to do a final exam, submit a persuasive speech and complete all assignments by the end of the week. Four week courses are hard😝
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F Dec 15

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    Just starting the bridge program.

    I have been in the nursing profession 10 years. I have been a LPN for five of those years and I'm moving up the ladder by finally getting my RN. I start orientation tomorroe
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 18

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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 Jun 8

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    Monday- weekly journal presentations Tuesday-

    hospital rotation Wednesday- lecture and exam Thursday - lecture and 2 exams Friday- hospital rotation Saturday&Sunday- get ready for Monday Saturday-Wednesday- graveyard shift at work 9 more months to go.
    StdntNurseJay StdntNurseJay 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20

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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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    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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    Any student nurses out there?
    CassRL CassRL 22-25, F Nov 26

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    Haha I feel so weird saying that. It's just an amusing little source of entertainment more than anything. She isn't really a nurse. She's a nurse practitioner. They're rare and...
    Quiche5 Quiche5 18-21, M Dec 4

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    I am not a nurse but am interested in talking to some nurses
    lovelinessbathes lovelinessbathes 31-35, M 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I am a new nurse and I think older nurses with many years of experience are so mean. You would think since they have all this knowledge, that they would consider it an opportunity...
    vaneese vaneese 26-30, F 5 Responses Dec 1

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    Understanding the TOG Value The warmth of all duvets - goose down duvets included - is measured in togs, which is a unit of thermal resistance. Products rated at circa 4.5 tog are...
    rsgpfastgold rsgpfastgold 22-25, M Dec 7

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    I never had so much as a serious cold until my accident in 1997. Going to see the doctor was very routine, and something you only really did to get immunizations for school, and at...
    petergavin69 petergavin69 41-45, M 6 days ago

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    It's the first year my school has created a student council. I was intimidated at first because I didn't know who would actually vote for me. After missing voting day, I got really...
    ijustwantahug ijustwantahug 13-15, F Dec 5

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    I am currently half way through the most important year of my current school life. Year 11. Today I completed the last of my mock exams. I have two weeks off from revision and...
    ForeverIsOver ForeverIsOver 16-17, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I am a nursing student who just finished my 3rd semester, one final grueling 16 weeks to go until I graduate in May. I am a mother of 3 and I have been married and divorced and I...
    tolson87 tolson87 26-30, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I am a student hoping to chat w other students or graduates!
    bubblepopped bubblepopped 31-35, F 5 days ago

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    Wow, I've never been this tired in my entire life. Our unit is lacking of man power so basically most of us are mandated to do overtime which is very exhausting. And they don't...
    sillyliz777 sillyliz777 22-25, F 2 Responses Nov 25

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    I am in school to become a registered nurse! (: So excited!
    ModifiedMamaofTwo ModifiedMamaofTwo 16-17, F 1 Response Dec 2

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    i ve being working as a nurse in a medical ward for almost 2 years in sweden and i am starting to feel like am going a little crazy and near a nervous breakdown after 2 years of...
    decopage decopage 26-30, F Dec 12

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    I'm still working on it, it's a labor of love. The very first thing that needs to go is my bed. I don't like big beds. It's a hand-me-down. I am going to get a twin size set and...
    realsweetbaby realsweetbaby 18-21, F 2 Responses Dec 13

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    I want to become a registered nurse. Any tips?
    curiousitykills57 curiousitykills57 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 14

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    If I was a woman I would definatly be a wet nurse. I'd love to breastfeed everyday and just bond with children that would be amazing. Breastfeeding is so under rated now a days...
    JonnyBurrows10 JonnyBurrows10 18-21, M Dec 16

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    The thing I wanna do when I get out of school is nursing school. I got accepted to a vocational school and I'm doing Health Occupations there to learn the basic Nurses aid stuff.
    ChrisIsInTheHouse ChrisIsInTheHouse 13-15, M 1 Response 2 days ago

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    I want to be a psychiatric nurse
    styxc styxc 18-21, M 1 day ago

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    So I love my professor cause he cancelled night class today so his students could go back home for thanksgiving break, he's so dam thoughtful!!
    sarcasticgirl sarcasticgirl 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 25

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    I would like to meet some other college students! Let's become friends lol
    jae1013 jae1013 18-21, F Nov 26

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    Hello, I am the international students now in America. How busy the school life is! Florida is sooo hot!
    superipad superipad 13-15, M 1 Response Dec 3

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    I found being a medical student its very challenging untill i have second thought about being a doctor in future .. But because my passion to be a doctor is so high i've decided to...
    Phoenixgirl23 Phoenixgirl23 22-25, F 3 Responses Dec 11

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    I have narcolepsy and I am a sophomore in college. I decided to go to a private Christian college because of my condition, not realizing that I couldn't handle school and a job. I...
    sleepingangel sleepingangel 18-21, F Dec 15

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    Im just finishing my second year of law school. I compare myself to all the students around me and I feel like I'm not good enough or smart enough to be where I am today. The...
    Ensane Ensane 18-21, F 5 Responses 4 days ago

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    DUUUUUDE :D I'm tired of procrastinating and getting bad grades but we immigrated to a new country where English isn't the first language and high school is double hard in a...
    stuforyou stuforyou 16-17, F 14 hrs ago

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    Allways was interested in working with peolpe, especially with children, and in helping them live happy despite all bed things. And I realy believe that this proffecion will help...
    AnnTkachenko AnnTkachenko 26-30, F Nov 27

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    I worked today, the patients were pretty much all nursing home, confused or very sick. I didn't get to spend Thanksgiving with my family I made sure these patients were taken care...
    Kmek3232 Kmek3232 31-35, F 1 Response Nov 27

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    Any case managers in this group?
    mcrn96 mcrn96 41-45, F Dec 2

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    With my intentions one of joy and pleasure for both parties.My desire to receive the gift of milk is one that would hopefully result into a wonderful bonding experience.With me...
    AfanOfbigNaturals AfanOfbigNaturals 41-45, M Dec 4