Health Safety and Transitions

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    I am signed up for the micro course that starts on Monday. I also want to study for the transitions and health safety. I was looking through previous posts and it is difficult to figure. What books or study materials did most use for these two courses? I was going to buy slightly older versions of the Fundamentals, and Nursing in todays world. What else should I do for these two courses? Anyone recommends online study stuff or whats up?
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    Should I go with Larends study guides? More Books? SG101??? What worked best for everyone really??
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    I've used tcn modules to pass all my prerequisites and 3 of the nursing theory courses. They are very thorough. Also, the excelsior practice exams have helped me prepare for their tests.
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    I'm studying for Health Safety now and I'm using sg101, the practice exams, and online flashcards.
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    Where do you get the TCN modules? Through TCN or ebay?? Just curious...how much do they run you for?
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    I was "suckered" into tcn by a tcn salesman. I didn't do much, if any, research about other options, such as buying the textbooks recommended by Excelsior. I spent about $5k with tcn which included online learning modules, online practice exams, in-depth "textbooks", and the cost of all the excelsior tests ( excluding the cpne and fcca). I was mad at first when I thought I just got screwed for expensive study guides. But now that I'm so far along, I realize that all the material on these tests has been in the tcn material. I'm still not happy about the less than completely honest tcn salesman, but I'm glad I did it. I've used the sg101 material for 3 classes in addition to the tcn material. I found it hard to get anything out of the sg101 material. It's like you're reading notes with really no explanation. But they are only $10.
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    I found sg101 to be excellent - follows the couse syllabus pretty well and had zillions of practice questions - I like lots of questions, helps me retain the information . I only used the books to look up different things, but I thought the studygroup study guides were sooooo worth the money.
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    I'm on to Health Safety now too! Just passed transition with a B...phewww!! How is the material and have you scheduled the exam yet?
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    I just passed Health Safety on tuesday. I read all the chapters from the books listed in the syllabus, then I bought the sg101 guides. The guides made a great review after reading it from the books. However, a lot of the book material (for me) was review, but it did go in to more detail about the nursing process which helped a lot.


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