Sorry it took me so long to post, but yes I passed the dreaded NCLEX!! I was so nervous but it really wasn't as bad as I thought it would be. I got 141 questions & I swear around question 130 I thought "I'm the one, I'm going to get all of the questions", but luckily I wasn't, but my friend was! Me & two of my friends took it at the same time & one finished with 75, then there was me & then the other one got all of the questions, thankfully though we all passed!! After it was over we all came together & did "the trick" & yes it really works. 2 of my friends failed & they were able to go all the way to the credit card screen after taking the test, but everyone that passed was stopped before getting to that scree, so just in case you're wondering, yes the trick really works. So, I have been working on Med Surg now for about a month & I have to say that I have really learned some interesting things of which I will post later, but right now I just wanted to let everyone who was wondering to know that YES I PASSED! I am now Candi BSN, RN!!!!
Ok can we say TOTAL snooze fest??? Today was our first official day on the MedSurg floor, but unfortunately since the professor figured we might be overwhelmed with over 15 pages of clinical paperwork due in one night, we weren't really able to do much (meaning no passing of meds). We were basically put into the PCT roles. So, pretty much it felt like last semester's clinical all over again, a bunch of elderly people, except for these ones have total hip replacements instead of just being old. And let me tell you I can say with almost 100% assurance that working on the Ortho wing of the MedSurg floor is NOT where I see my future nursing self. I mean maybe it was just my perception, but I saw the nurses basically in the same role as they were in the nursing home. Going from patint room to patient room passing meds. BORING!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I hate that we don't get an ER rotation, I REALLY think that I would like that much more, except that as a new nurse I just don'