I would love some feedback please... - page 2

I graduated from an AD program in 2001. A student who started with me, but failed a 1st year class, then retook the semester and failed again, is suing the college and the instructor. I just don't... Read More

  1. by   boggle
    So add another reason to why it is getting harder and harder to find good nursing instructors. As if the job wasn't hard enough....
  2. by   TNcanNURSE
    I know a girl that completed every class to receive an ADN except for one. The last day she was supposed to turn in an assignment and didn't so she failed. She blames it on the teacher and says she did turn it in.

    Been a couple of years now. She won't go back. Thinks the teacher is out to get her or something. Won't go to another school either.

    Spent an awful lot of time in college to work as a cashier
  3. by   TNcanNURSE
    My instructors were both heinous and effective.
  4. by   Dr. Kate
    Ah, for the good old days when they booted people out of programs because they didn't have the personality (or whatever) to be a nurse. Didn't know so much about suing in those days.
  5. by   wv_nurse 2003
    Interestingly enough, I remember an instructor I had in school who made it VERY clear that it wasn't going to be good or bad instructors that decided whether or not we turned out to be good nurses---that was entirely up to US. I have to say, she was right. I had some very good instructors, from whom I learned a great deal. I also had some -- let's just say "less motivated/motivating" instructors from whom I learned---that I was the only one responsible for what I got out of a class!! Sure maybe their lectures were "rote" out of a text, and maybe they weren't even the most clinically competent, but in the end, it was up to me to learn the material.

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