Are you ready to go into nursing school? If so, we have some suggestions for apps that can help you do your best.
Many years ago, my aunt, my mom's twin sister, graduated from nursing school. She was head nurse of pediatrics at one time. She's now going on 81, and I recently read a poem that she wrote about being a nursing student.
Many things about going into nursing have stayed the same, but one thing that has changed is that nursing students now have the technology to help them reach their goals. If you are going into nursing, some apps that might help you are a good calendar app that helps you keep on your study schedule. You also want a good app for taking notes.
Once you have your study schedule down, something else that you will need to do is identify pills. Fortunately, a couple of apps can help you become familiar with prescriptions and medications and know how much of a dosage a patient should get.
Keep in mind that the dosages will be different based on your patient, so you want to be careful and always ask if you have a question. It's better to double-check rather than making a mistake that could seriously harm or kill a patient.
Finally, as anyone who has studied for a big exam will tell you, it's hard to get enough sleep and enough to eat. So, you want to download a couple of apps that can help you remember to drink water. It's also a good idea to download an app that analyzes your sleep so that you know how much you are getting each night.
In order to help your patients, you have to be in good health yourself. Getting enough water and sleep is a good start. But you also want to eat healthily and exercise while you can. These will all help you do your best on your test and be a great nurse.
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