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By HighPursuit23

Joined May 7, '12. Posts: 25 (12% Liked) Likes: 4

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  1. I went to Olivet for Nursing but not for FNP, I thought the teachers were really good. They really do care about you and...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  2. You can not go CNA to LPN online. You can go LPN to RN online which I am doing right now, via Excelsior. I am learning a...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  3. You know I often wondered about this too. As when I first started out my in the workforce etc. I started out at 17 years old...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  4. In my facility, CNAs empty and rinse out the bag, but putting on a new bag or irrigating the stoma is done by a nurse.
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  5. I think CNAs can only empty/measure the contents of colostomy bags. As far as changing it--I wouldn't. Whether by law I can...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. I moved out of the area, but I completed my ADN at a community college in southern Illinois. Just finished in May '13.
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  7. Yea we're all in the same boat. If you do go with Olivet, DO NOT take pathophysiology through the college. There is a...
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    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  8. Wow. OK. But even the pay scales aren't what they should be. A person with less than a year experience shouldn't get paid...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  9. I'm not tooting my own horn here, but I am so glad I am at the school I am at. No offense to ITT or any for-profit school,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Believe what you will, but I've read an overwhelming amount of negative things about ITT's nursing program. The cost is...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Good luck. ITT is a "for-profit" school that is only in business to make money for shareholders. Their educational...
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    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. You should also check their NLN accreditation status, it can affect whether or not you'll be able to get work after your...
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    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. Sivano01, So far the program is going well and as expected. Right now Im taking all the fluff classes (theories,...
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  14. i still have to do my cna course but im going to do that this summer and be ready for next year hopefully!
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  15. Olivet's program is really expensive & everyone that attends it has to take out private student loans b/c the amount they...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. Be aware that: You are a guinea pig. Your program has no published NCLEX pass rate. In other states it is as low as 60%....
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  17. Hi HighPursuit23, wow that seems like a easy way to get into a BSN program compared to Governor's State. I too have been...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  18. Did you take it a third time, did you pass?
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    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  19. The reading is nothing to stress over. That is by far the easiest section. Math is basic but time consuming. The science...
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    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  20. Same with me. All questions were on the computer and at the end of the test the results were given and you can print the...
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    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  21. When I took the test the results were ready after I was done. It was all done on the computer. I was able to print my...
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    Forum: TEAS Exam Help
  22. I went through an ADN program and went on to an RN-BSN program that I am currently enrolled in. The difference in the two...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  23. At Olivet, you are responsible for finding your preceptor. The program is approximately 24 months, meaning I wont be done...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  24. I just sent my application in today. I was wondering how long is the program and do you have to find your own preceptors ?
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    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  25. The meeting went very well. I was accepted!!!!They seem to have a very supportive team and staff. They really care about...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  26. I am in St Louis, MO and will start as a new grad next month @ $21.00/hr working full time in acute care for the largest...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  27. im still in my pre-reqs phase but if things go according to plan i should have 119 points. anyone out there with advice or...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  28. You'll do great, just make sure you know conversions, ratios, fractions, decimals, and the vocab words. Reading and grammar...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  29. Oh my goodness, that's all I've been studying. Thank you so much for the info! I'm going to make those top priorities.
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    Forum: HESI Entrance exam
  30. good look missy, those science classes are key, and try your hardest to learn the material, I'm freaking out about...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  31. Awesome girlie, keep me updated!! St.Xavier, Governors State, IUN, UIC, Chicago State, it's a few Universities out there,...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  32. I thought you had to have your bsn to get into trinity hospital, and I heard st. James don't hire RNs :( Definitely makes me...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  33. I am but because RNs' are getting spit out like candy, so many ppl are getting into the field employers are upping the...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  34. Sorry so late, I do not think they offered the Hesi workshop this year, bummer, because there was a guy that did it last...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  35. I totally agree, a friend called me like May 4th or 5th and was like-I got my acceptance letter certified mail, and I was...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  36. hey you, thanks for the reply, i got the acceptance letter about a week ago. let me know how you're doing-and don't let this...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  37. Try to play nice guys. You might wind up being in the same class together lol. Trust me you don't want to start off on the...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  38. Dabestnurse: They admit anyone?? Obviously not, everyone that gets accepted EARNED their seat!
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  39. Talk about comprehension?? I got in off comprehension!! Boy oh boy that
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  40. First of all!! Don't come to me like that talk about being rude!! It is based of points for the grades you have!!!! I...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  41. I've heard it really depends on the current crop of people trying to get into the program which is how they base their...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  42. I don't work myself. I'm pretty fortunate. I stay at my parents. No kids or job so outside of school I don't really have...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  43. Good advice and food for thought. It's good to hear from a student in the program. I heard about racism and it's pathetic...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  44. thanks for the advice jasel. are you or any others goging through the duel degree program or are you guys going tonanother...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  45. Hey all. Am about to finish my 2nd semester (we take our final on Mon and Hesi on Wed) so will try to answer some comments...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  46. Your in because you have 117 that only works if your tied which obvious your not cause my friend got in with 110 and you...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  47. Thanks for all the congrats! I'm in Glenwood. Mtrn7502...ur in because I have 114pts and I didn't have proof that I'm in...
    HighPursuit23
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  48. My sister got my letter for me!!..... I'M IN!!! I had 122 points
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  49. Just got my letter...IM IN!!!!
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  50. Ok so I'm not at home but my sister said I got a sorry we missed you card in the,mail from prairie state!! Omg I hope its...
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    Forum: Illinois Nursing


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