Diary of a Nurse(ing student)

How many of you have asked for, and received, letters of reference/recommendation from clinical instructors? Do you have any tips or suggestions on how best to go about this?

Realizing how soon my exam is:

mylifeasanursingstudent:

3 exams in the next 10 days. I can do this.

I feel like this at least once a week
Electrolyte imbalance: normal lab values.

pieceofcakenursing:

IMPORTANT ELECTROLYTE VALUES TO KNOW FOR YOUR NCLEX:

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Remember: NCLEX will never give you a value that is too close to the normal value.

For example: NCLEX will not give you a sodium level of 134 and ask you to definitely say the patient has hyponatremia. The value will more likely be 130 or less.

ourladyoftheiron:

Someone asked me for insight into what nursing school is like as they consider pursuing it. My response is far too long to put in a message, so here it is:

I’m two semesters away from a degree in Clinical Psych and I’ve worked in the mental health field for about 10 years. I also worked towards a…

Accurate.

I haven’t been on Tumblr in almost a week and feel like I’m completely drowning in schoolwork. Also was up all night for Relay for Life…Oh summer come fast.

sosa-parks:

As a college student you’re either struggling academically, financially, or emotionally. Or all three.

ESPECIALLY as a nursing student.