Winston-Salem State & NC Baptist Hospital Contract - page 2
Hi, I am looking at accelerated 2nd degree BSN programs in several states (I'm currently in MN). One of the programs that I am possibly interested in is Winston-Salem State. I saw on the website that if you accept admission to... Read More
- 0Oct 30, '09 by Spalding75Hi Nogames_justsports. Thanks I really appreciate that. I am loving this website. I have found so many answers to my questions concerning the accelerated nursing program. Yes I must agree with you, taking these prereq's classes at WSSU has definitely been an experience to say the least. OMG, registration was a nightmare!!! I was almost ready to throw in the towel and give up but I am determined to make it and am not going to allow administration to deter me, you know. I have a question for you, do you have any study tips or advice concerning Anatomy & Physiology I. I'm currently taking A&P I and the professor doesn't give good reviews for exams. Our last exam he gave was so terrible that he had to curve the entire classes grades. We'll ask him for a review and he'll say study your chapter book, notes, quizzes.....heck that's everything. I was aiming for an A, now I'm being realistic and aiming for a high B.....
- 0Oct 30, '09 by Spalding75Hi nogames_justsports. You say you took 1/2 of your prereqs at WSSU, if you don't mind me asking, where did you take the other 1/2? Did you do take any online. I'm looking into taking some online like Chemistry & Life Span. The Chemistry class that I need is only offered during the day for Spring semester and I work 8-5, M-F. I saw where Forsyth Tech Community College offers Chem & Life Span both on line for Spring semester.
Thanks again for your time.
- 0Oct 30, '09 by nogames_justsportsHello again spalding75,
Oh it does sound like your AP professor is not giving much guidance - could you tell from the first exam where most of the info came from? If you happen to have ****, do take the time to try and understand it all because I had him at GTCC (he was working there part time as well as WSSU), and he was tough - he really wants you to understand all of the material rather than simply memorizing it. If there's a website that was given with your A&P book use it, it will help make more sense if you view the videos that's on there. I took the other half of my classes at GTCC, they do offer a lot of night classes..a friend of mine took Chem at night and although it was hard she really liked her professor and the night classes seem to be a little more relaxed (as far as professors working with you more) than day classes. I didn't take any online classes except Psych because all of mine required a lab. I have applied at Chapel Hill as well as WSSU so I tried to incorporate all my classes to suffice for both so I never had to take LifeSpan. Definitely push hard for those A's!!!! let me know if you have any more questions!Last edit by VickyRN on Oct 31, '09 : Reason: Professor's name edited out of post
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- 0Sep 26, '10 by nc_studentDoes anyone have any info on the scheduling of the classes- how man hours a week/ days per week would a student in this program send on campus or doing clinicals? Also, another thing I was wondering about... Does Baptist Hospial pay a standard salary rate for the 3 years that you are under contract? Or is it less give that they have funded your nursing education? I'm looking into this program, and it sounds like a great deal. Just wondering about the details. Thank you to anyone that can offer any information!!
- 0Jul 30, '11 by DUKE#1I personally would not work for WFUBMC, especially if it involves a contract!! I have several nursing friends currently employed there (under 2 or more contract year commitments) & they are not happy . This particular contract had a lot of "fine print" & lots of money that must be paid back if the contract is not fulfilled!!! Make sure you read EVERYTHING before you sign it, if you decide to go with WFUBMC.