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Why FLASHCARDS?

Flashcards are one of the most effective ways to learn new information. The act of studying flashcards requires active learning versus passive learning like rereading notes or watching a video explanation of a topic. You are testing your memory this…

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Heart Failure

Congested heart failure in simple terms means the heart is failing to pump efficiently. You can have left heart failure and right heart failure.Think of the circulation of the blood to and from the heart. Blood going in will enter…

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Basic ABG Interpretation

Let's talk ABGs. Let's keep it simple. We are not talking about compensation here. We are just determining metabolic/respiratory and acidotic or alkalotic conditions. This is the NCLEX level for ABGs! Put numbers into perspective-think dimes and dollars. The PH…

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Welcome

Questions?  Do you want to talk in person, have questions, want to send an email, or just want more info about the program before you spend your hard-earned money?  Reach out email Sherrie@thestudentnurse.com We are a personalized one-to-one tutoring service. …

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Why Nursing?

There are many reasons that people choose a career. Some people choose because they like doing certain things and this guides their choices. Others look at earning potential or length of training. As far as the career of nursing-if chosen…

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Hallucination or Delusion

What is the difference between a hallucination and a delusion? Do you mix these terms up? Hallucination begins with an "H" just as the word hearing does. Hallucinations take place using the senses. Hearing voices and seeing spiders are hallucinations.…

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Dairy of a Student Nurse – Human Dignity

He lay there while the two student nurses washed his body. This soul was once a strong and viable man. Today his diaper was changed by the nursing students that could easily be his daughters. Life had not dealt a…

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You Are Not Alone

Nursing School has been a life-changing experience for all of us. Adapting to the daily stresses brought on by the wealth of information we are expected to learn while keeping our lives together can sometimes border on lunacy! In getting…

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