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6 Nursing Qualities and Skills You've Already Mastered as a Mom
Here's a point by point comparison of "Mom skills" and Nursing Skills, around Communication, Planning, Organization, Training, Teaching and Leadership - the top 6 skills employers are seeking!
http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/nursing/blog/nursing-qualities-and-skills-mastered-as-a-mom/
Assignment Calculator
Besides having to chart in clinical, you have now been assigned a paper in theory. How are you going to get this long term project squeezed into your schedule to get it done on time? Try this calculator out. It will automatically begin with today's date. Then put in the date the assignment is due. Click and voila. All the interim pieces, what you have to do each week to get it done on time, are laid out for you. No more excuses!
http://assignmentcalculator.library.ubc.ca/
Medical English for Doctors and Patients   NEW
Here is a whole list of practice quizzes. There are 3 English for Nurses quizzes that are fill in the blank with a choice of 3 words. You are given the definition and then you must choose which one best fits the sentence.

You can check your answers, but you are not given the correct one!

Also at this site are 3 Visual Medical English matching quizzes. There are 10 pictures and you have to match the vocabulary word that fits. More fun than just plain text.

http://www.businessenglishsite.com/medical-english-tests.html
Medical Surgical Nursing Mnemonics   NEW
This includes both pictures and text. Great graphics for visual learners.
http://studentnurses3.blogspot.com/p/medical-surgical-nursing-mnemonics.html
Medical-Surgical Mnemonics for Nurses   NEW
Find some graphics and text that work for you at the Digital Nurses Station.
http://digitalnursestation.weebly.com/med-surg-picture-mnemonics.html
Student-to-Student Study Tips: College of Nursing
Nursing Students from the University of Illinois, Chicago, share tips on these topics: Before you begin, time management, lecture notes and reading, studying for exams: strategies and resources, study partners, exams, stress management, maintaining your confidence.
http://studentaffairs.uic.edu/ace/study-strategies/student-to-student-study-tips-for-health-professionals/student-to-student-study-tips-college-of-nursing/
Study Tip - Student Nurse Report
Study tip - ever thought of making your own powerpoints to review for tests? See how this nursing student uses these.
http://studentnursereport.wordpress.com/2011/04/05/study-tip/
Study Tips from Former Nursing Students
Find out how to get the most out of classes and textbooks, as well as how to thrive in clinicals!
http://medi-smart.com/study-tips.htm
Textbook Reading
In this video, the nursing student explain how she handles reading nursing textbooks. You may not need to read the whole chapter. Use your objectives. See how this student handles the nursing textbooks.
http://youtu.be/N92Q5rTiDbM
Your Context for Success: Allied Health & Nursing
Did you know that nursing school requires new methods of learning and new methods for studying for the test? What worked in A&P and Micro with one correct answer, may not work in the Nursing tests which may have up to 3 good answers. To select the "right" answer you may have to use judgment. Get this hints here on how to do this. This video is 40 minutes long in 4 parts:
1. learning strategies
2. test strategies
3. sleep priorities and
4. stress.

A must for nursing and allied health students.

http://144.162.91.2/CarlaBoyer/Context_for_Success/Context_for_Success.swf
7 Expert Tips to Survive Stress and Get Through Nursing School
Get advice from nursing experts.
http://www.rasmussen.edu/degrees/nursing/blog/7-expert-tips-to-survive-stress-get-through-nursing-school/
Stress Management
Seeing it from a nurses point of view! Having trouble managing both family life and work? Here are some suggestions.
http://www.nursesaregreat.com/stress-management.php
Study Skills and Test Strategies for the New Nursing Student
This starts off with general study skills, but moves into specific guidelines for nursing students with the nursing process and specific nursing content test questions.
http://www.slideshare.net/nclexvideos/studyskills-ii
Pronounciations - Merck Manual
In reading your textbooks, if you meet any technical term, check out the pronunciation here! Do this before the lecture, so when you hear it in class, you will recognize the term. If also helps in class discussions, if you can pronounce the word correctly. Here try this one out: abetalipoproteinemia

Then go to the web site and click on the triangle to hear it pronounced correctlyand at the right speed.

http://www.merck.com/mmhe/resources/pronunciations/index/a.html
Reflective Writing in Nursing
Journal writing in Nursing. What every first year student needs to know! What they don't tell you about in Freshman Comp!
http://www.snjourney.com/ClinicalInfo/WrAndReport/ReflectiveWr.htm
Writing in the Field: The Three Kinds of Charting
Did you know that there were 3 kinds? Flow Charts, Care Plans and Narratives!
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/1012/2/
Writing Matters in Nursing
This You Tube video explores the different kinds of writing in nursing and the importance of writing in nursing.
http://youtu.be/gGWsLayW0mM
Writing as a Professional Nurse
You might as well get started now! Find out what the 3 general rules are.
https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/1012/01/