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  1. Bad Clinical Instructor

    What do you do when you have a clinical instructor who lies? These clinical instructors are something else. They think it's appropriate to put on an evaluation that's posted online everything the student does wrong, making it appear that the student ...
  2. Nurse Help

    Hi, I have clinical that starts on Monday and I wanted to know how I can best help the nurse as a nursing student. Anything small or big. I have copied and pasted from a recent thread, I don't want to bother the nurse, how can I help the best? I do n...
  3. Clinical Rotation In COVID Unit

    I am wondering if any other nursing students are being assigned clinical rotations on a COVID floor, with out being fit tested for N95s?
  4. I'm starting another nursing program this semester. I was previously in another RN program several years ago. This program has a health assessment form with a portion students complete and a portion a doctor completes. I don't remember doing anything...
  5. Forced to Drop Due to Clinical Placement

    I guess I’m just kind of looking for some guidance. This is a long post. I’m attending UAB for their acute care program. This semester was supposed to be my first clinical semester but unfortunately due to multiple delays on both UABs part as w...
  6. I am a rising senior and I just got my first poor clinical eval. The problem is, I have no idea why. She did pass me, my overall grade is satisfactory, but she said in the eval that I'm argumentative, unprofessional, uncivil, unwilling to do tasks sh...
  7. On a per month basis, what's the total cost (avg is fine) of your nursing education? Please include all school costs such as tuition, food, transportation, books, gear, etc
  8. ThePrincessBride

    Should I be concerned?

    I am in my first semester of three clinicals and I have been having a hard time with clinical placement. My school (that supposedly places students) dropped the ball, and I did not want to be placed midway through the semester and left scrambling. My...
  9. One of my favorite job responsibilities as a nursing instructor is nursing clinicals. It is an inspiring moment when a student is able to make the connection between classroom and hands-on nursing practice. As much as I enjoy clinicals, there are sit...
  10. Clinicals Advice

    Hello everyone! I'm starting clinicals in about 2 weeks. I have a general understanding of how clinicals work but how can I can use my time more wisely? I want to know what are the best things to do to get the most out the experience. Thank you in ad...
  11. No hands on skill labs?

    I need to say this because my mind is going to explode from stress. I got accepted in ABSN program in Texas with a high NCLEX rate, 97%-100%, each year, and a good reputation. I moved there and started. There are two things driving me crazy and ...
  12. Hi there, senior nursing student here. The other day I had my first day of clinical in the PICU and I made a completely stupid and dangerous mistake. My poor patient was on numerous drips and have numerous IVs in her right arm. One of the IVs went ba...
  13. Have any nursing schools cancelled clinicals yet because of COVID-19? I hear about colleges moving classroom sessions online, but have yet to hear of clinical cancellations. Are any of your schools requiring special screening for students prior to ...
  14. Nursing school Clinicals

    I've been taking classes toward an RN degree and started my first semester of Nursing school. I am in my clinicals at a long term care facility where we were each assigned a patient. Our job was to create a care plan for them. In order to aquire m...
  15. Hey guys. I'm currently in my second semester of nursing school (trad BSN program). Yesterday was my first day of my maternal-health nursing clinicals as I was in the NICU. The clinicals started at 6:30 and because of a family situation (had to drop ...
  16. After many, many years (20!) of "thinking about it", I finally decided at age 45 to go back to school for nursing. My mom was a nurse for 50 years and even though I have two other bachelor's degrees, the timing was never right for the commitment of n...
  17. Let's face it, no one ever made millions off of being a nursing clinical instructor (CI) or entered nursing academia for the glitz or glamor. Most people become a CI because they are (a) passionate about their specialty, (b) have a strong clinical kn...
  18. You've made it! You passed all of your prerequisite courses, started nursing school, and you're about to begin your very first clinical rotation. What should you bring? What should you do? What if it seems like you're doing nothing? This guide will h...
  19. Hello students, Here are some questions I have been asking myself: Do you get any orientation to the unit other than just showing up?Do you need to go in early or the night before the look up your patients and their meds?Are you expected to understan...
  20. Welcome student NPs and prospective student NPs! Starting your journey towards advanced practice and the provider role is a stressful time (we all know, we have been there) but also is a time to really embrace your transition and have the freedom to ...
  21. First of all, keep in mind that things are changing. When most of us went to nursing school, our clinical instructors were responsible for our learning in clinical placements. Now it seems instructors are dropping off students in some cases leaving f...
  22. The Light in Their Eyes

    I am a clinical instructor for Med Surg 1 students. I absolutely love this position. I eagerly arrived at the hospital the day before our clinicals began to meet my students for the first time and give them a tour of the hospital, as well as lay out ...
  23. Clinical Humor

    Pneumonia in a NutshellOnce upon a time in a clinical wonderland, the instructor was attempting to teach the students new and fascinating material. The words were beginning to run together in his head due to the anxiety of this new position. The subj...
  24. It was January 27th and I was just beginning my second semester of nursing school. I had been assigned two very "easy" self-care patients and found myself aimlessly roaming the halls as my professor approached me. "Would you mind going and helping K ...
  25. RN: Judge and Jury - Ch 6

    As I sit in the stands at my daughter's soccer game, I am furiously trying to catch up on my chapters I should have already read in my Maternal Newborn textbook. I feel the darkness of an unwanted presence hovering over my shoulder and look up to see...