Is it necessary that you need a CPR license to become a nurse. Also, do they teach you CPR in nursing school? -Jackia
Nursing Community Forum
Nursing Community Forum: NOTE: Our nursing forum page has moved. Please go to our new page for the nursing forum. This is where nursing students and nurses come together to ask and answer questions. Here you will be able to connect with other nursing students and nurses. Below are recently asked questions. Feel free to browse the questions and answer any questions you may know.
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I will be moving to North Carolina Fayetteville area, and due to the nature of my job was inquiring if there is a bachelor of nursing online or an associate in nursing weekend/evening program. I am done with all my prerequisites and have a good gpa. Your response will be highly appreciated. Thanks, Rachel This […]
I’m attending a community college and I should be done with all my classes this coming spring. I went to an adviser and she told me there was no way I will get accept to a nursing school with a GPA of 2.5. She told me I should give up nursing and that is not […]
Hello, My name is Kristen Carter and I am competing in the HOSA Regional competition for career health display. Our specialty is organ transplant nurse, and need one to interview as apart of our project. I have a few questions listed below, if you could find someone with this specialty to answer them your help […]
I’m from Europe and I have been work a RN for 12 years. How can I be a registered nurse here in the US? Because my paper doesn’t work here. Someone can recommend something for me? -Monica This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I’m confused on what LPNs can and can’t do. Sorry if this question has already been answered , just curious! Thank you! -Kenna This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I’m a freshman right now and wanting to go to nursing school. What should I do to get into the nursing school of my choice? -Jackia This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I applied for the nursing program in spring 2013 and took the TEAs test in November 2013. I scored below the required score for that school. On the 2013 application guideline, it stated that students who score below the required score only need to take a course to be in the RN program. In December […]
What are the first two years of nursing school like and what are the classes did you have to take? -Jackia This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I am a convicted felon for auto theft in 1996. I do understand this will stay with me forever, however would this restrict me from obtaining a nursing license? I have come a long way since my conviction I currently possess a government secret clearance. Would that help persuade the nursing licensing board? -Duane This […]
I’m researching the use of checklists in various industries, especially healthcare. Does anyone here have experience with use checklists in their daily tasks? If yes, what has been your experience like? -Vijay This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
Do you have to have a specific GPA for nursing school or does it have to be at least a certain number? I’ve had a C or two, but my GPA is at about 3.0. Is this an acceptable GPA for nursing school? -Hannah This question was asked in the nursing forum section. Here is a video that […]
Do you have to be an RN before you go for the BSN or can you take the pre-requisites that are required for the ASN and apply for a BSN program?? Thank you! -Eman This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
Hello my fellow Nurses! I am honestly so overwhelmed with what I should do! At the moment I attend A Cal State University campus. I am transferring to another CSU campus near my house next fall. I really want to be nurse, at the moment my major is Biology, so I don’t know if I […]
How can I land a job if I don’t have experience as a nurse. I graduated last year with a bachelor’s degree in nursing and have not been able to land a job since I graduated. I realize that I haven’t been persistent in the job hunt, but I would like to know what I need to […]
My question has to do with me. I’m kind of a slow learner and can’t really pernounce a lot of big words that I’m not really familiar with. I’m sure I can learn RN things, but I’m just scared it will take me a long time and that I will fail all the time. I have some trouble […]
Looking to become an RN. The thing is I work 9 hours per day as a CNA now. So I’m looking for a school online. I know I have to do clinicals but I also know I can do my core classes online. My question is I need to find a place where I will be […]
I have been reading all the questions and comments on this page and they have been really helpful to a lot of the questions I have about nursing. I am currently attending Santa Fe community college. I have always wanted to go into nursing. However, just recently I decided I wanted to go into the […]
I am an RN licensed here in Michigan, I was in a roll over car accident in 2012. In December 2012, due to the accident I haven’t practiced nursing. My question is how do I return to nursing practice now? Where does a nurse like myself find a nursing review program so I can return […]
I am a college student pursing my Bachelor’s Degree. For the past two months, I have been thinking about changing my major from Hospitality Management and go into Nursing with interest in Neonatal Nursing or Register Nurse-Children. Nursing was a field I had an interest in going into as career. I wanted to help others […]
What is the fastest and cheapest way to become a nurse? What school online? I am a full time government worker with a masters in business looking to change my career. -Marilyn This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I wanted to know what states in the USA provide the compact license? -Vanessa This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
Obviously I’ve reached the point that I need help! I’ve bothered my friends, family, and husband with my “what ifs”, flipped coins, read my horoscopes, and did the magic 8 ball thing…so here is my problem. Last year I decided to go back to school for nursing, did almost all of the prereqs years ago […]
I googled and googled about my question and found this site, hopefully you guys can help me decide what I should do. I am a full time college student at a 4 year university on the pathway of getting my BSN. I just recently transferred from another 4 years university so that I could apply […]
I am a NYS licensed RN and want to know what is the process involved in how do I go about getting endorsement in Puerto Rico? I tried getting information from NURSYS and the site was not helpful. Thanks Maddie This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I am a BScN. Registered Nurse in Kingston Jamaica and I am interested in obtaining a license to practice in Florida, is it possible and can I get a step by step guide as to what to do. I have visited many sites including the Stated Board for Florida but the information on the steps […]
Hello. I am a new graduate RN. I have interviewed for a position & have some concerns about how they handle their training for new nurses. They say 2-3 days on their computer system, then the next day I will shadow a RN, then my next night to work I will have one pt on […]
I would like to know how to study for HESI specialty exams in order to pass and score a 900 or better? Thanks. -Maira This question was asked in the nursing forum section.
I am a recent graduate student who is considering a career in nursing! I am specifically interested in specializations that include mental health, surgery and pediatrics. I already have a Bachelor’s in Biology and a Master’s in a very general degree (Natural and Applied Science). So, my issue is that I’m trying to specialize in […]
Hi, I will be applying to accelerated BSN second bachelors programs for next year. I plan to take NLN Achievement tests for both nutrition and microbiology, which are both pre reqs that I didn’t take in undergrad. I’m looking everywhere for test prep books but it looks like my best choice is an NCLEX general […]