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Hitting the Ground (and Getting Up) Running

So I had my first day of registered nursing school today. Because I’m Advanced Placement,  I started with the second year students and I’ll be finished in December. In one day I experienced orientation, lecture, and an in-class group assignment.

Tomorrow, I have a quiz on leadership and management, as well as an exam on dosage calculation using dimensional analysis. Tomorrow is the second day of class. And I haven’t finished the leadership and management readings.

But I’m not complaining, because I’m grateful to be here.

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So, I’m going back to nursing school…

This one is a little long, so grab your favorite hot beverage and a comfy seat.

I could be your nurse someday

It’s a little something that I’ve been actively working on for a year now. I currently hold a license in California as a Licences Vocational Nurse (LVN). (Texas is the only other state with LVNs; other states issue licences for Practical Nurses, or LPNs.)* I earned my LVN at my local city college, and as I had also completed the general education requirements and all but one pre-requisite requirements for an associates degree, I earned that as well, graduating in the summer 2008. Continue reading

Hospital Video Interpreter | Getting On on HBO

Laughing hysterically, because I’ve been there

Just for laughs

I’m just going to leave this here…

I was going to try to list my favorites, but it’s like choosing a favorite child!

http://seriouslyforreal.com/funny/31-actual-writings-hospital-charts/

31-Actual-Writings-From-Hospital-Charts.-These-Are-Priceless.

So, Why Nursing?

No idea

Recently I was listening to a podcast by nurses, and they were answering questions posed by a high school student. One of the questions was something along the lines of, “Why did you choose to become a nurse?” While the hosts were telling what led them to their career paths, I couldn’t help but think of my own. Continue reading