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    Can anyone think of a reason why a provider might order a 400 mcg dose of fentanyl be given sub-Q instead of IM. I was asked this by another provider and after wracking my brain and pharm books I just can't come up with a reason?

    Now I won't sleep all night

    Thanks much!

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    Wow is right! I graduated from the RN program at the Bennington site in June 09, and I have to say I was shocked to read your post. No nursing program is perfect, of course, but I feel that all in all I received a great education, from knowledgeable, dedicated instructors, who were blunt, honest, and certainly did not coddle me, but were clearly interested in my success. I felt well prepared to start out as a nurse and have come to find the best practices I learned at VT tech to be a real touchstone for my practice.

    Of course I can't claim that my experience was universal, and, it was more recent, but.... I mean.... illegal actions? I'm REALLY curious to know more about all of this.

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    ghilldogs,

    Thanks for your reply (better late than never!) I'm into the 2nd semester (LPN) @ Bennington now and am very pleased with the program. It is just about time to start submitting the ADN applications and I defiantly plan on doing so.

    It was great to hear that you are now TEACHING the program at Brattleboro. I love my experience in Bennington, and am very fond of my instructors (they have been extremely supportive as well as knowledgeable but, because of my location, it may end up making more sense to attend the ADN program in Brattleboro. If you have a chance I'd greatly appreciate your opinion of the clinical experiences available in the ADN year.


    I was also delighted to hear that you are working at Dartmouth. It seems (from the small amount of research that I've done) like an incredible facility. I'd be very interested in what you thoughts, and any insight you might be able to give me on what kind of (newbie) nurses they would consider hiring (I'm feeling like OR is the place I'd like to eventually end up).

    Thanks again for your post.

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    Thanks for the reply. Since first posting I've had a chance to visit the Brattleboro & Bennington campuses. At this point I'm leaning toward Bennington, mostly because of thier affiliation with Southwestern Vermont Medical Center, which I understand is a magnet hospital. I've been told that Brattleboro has a better phyc rotation due to it's proximity to the Retreat. But, I'm hoping to eventually focus on trauma nursing so I'm not particulary swayed by that opinion. If you have any insites as to either of the programs at these campuses I'd love to hear them. Did you actually attend VTC? Thanks again!

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    Hello All. I am considering relocating to Vermont and was hoping some of you might have come through the LPN/ADN programs at Vermont Technical College. I'm looking for some guidance as to which campus might be preferable, general info about quality of instruction, hospital affiliations, ets. Any input would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

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    Hi all, I am new to this site and just beginning to consider a career in nursing after 15 years of working in a corporate administrative capacity (currently, Office Manager). I'm 34 and will be attending school for the first time in 17 years. Have a HS diploma w/ a 3.57 GPA, but no college.

    I'm looking for some advice as to respected, intensive CNA programs in New York. I'll be relocating to Long Island in May and feel that this kind of training and subsequent employment would be a good chance to get my feet wet and explore weather I'm really suited for a career in health care.

    Any words of wisdom would be greatly appreciated.


    Thanks!

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    Hi all, I am new to this site and just beginning to consider a career in nursing after 15 years of working in a corporate administrative capacity (currently, Office Manager). I'm 34 and will be attending school for the first time in 17 years. Have a HS diploma w/ a 3.57 GPA, but no college.

    I'm looking for some advice as to respected, intensive CNA programs in New York. I'll be relocating to Long Island in May and feel that this kind of training and subsequent employment would be a good chance to get my feet wet and explore weather I'm really suited for a career in health care.

    Any words of wisdom would be greatly appreciated.


    Thanks!



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