I had to have a complete (yes, complete
I also have registered and paid for my CPR class on August 8. I'll see the CPR certification before I acn even be present for any sort of clinical. Also, I need to have my scrubs ready to go come September.
Then... the books. Oh god, the books. There once was a time I complained about spending $375 on an anatomy book and a lab manual. The books will be a considerable amount more this semester; to the tune of nearly $800. Yes, you read it. I need approximately 11 (yes, eleven) books for one nursing class, NUR101. Thank goodness I should have enough left over from my Pell Grants to afford it. Hopefully I'll have enough left over after the books to buy a wheel barrel to haul them all in!
I anticipate this blog getting quite a bit more interesting once I start my clinical rotations, but in the mean time, maybe some other people starting a nursing program will know what to look forward to.
In other new I began my BIO203, or A&P II, yesterday. Same teacher, same classroom, different organ system. Another 6 1/2 weeks of torture, but hey, it'll at least be done.
Oh yeah, and its official: in BIO202, or A&P I, I got an 'A'. Not to be smug, but I studied so much that I deserved it.