Is anyone going to Mansfield soon fo cpne? or have you went lately? if so did you like the hospital, staff, and CE"s?
i live in indiana and Mansfield is the closest option for me. i was also wondering which hotels offered shuttles to the cpne? thanks so much!
everyone here has made me believe i can do this too and become an RN!!
I passed in Mansfield on 9/24-9/26 this year. I was extremely nervous, with so much riding on it, but the CA did all that she could to make us all feel more at ease. While they did not do any handholding or teaching during the labs or PCS's (they were just stoic observers, which was expected), they were all very supportive outside of check-off time, and they all seemed to be genuinely excited to tell me that I had passed after each PCS and especially excited at the end. I almost felt like the CA was more excited than I was after I knocked out that last PCS.
The hospital is very, very nice. Top of the line equipment, very clean, and it's a beautiful facility overall. It was kind of confusing walking around, and kind of like a maze in some areas, but the floors where you will do PCS's are easy to get around and plenty of room to work in. The patient rooms were huge compared to hospitals in my area.
As for hotels, I stayed in a Motel 6 because it was much cheaper and a short drive to the hospital. But, several of my cohorts stayed in the Holiday Inn (the recommended hotel), and they spoke highly of the staff and amenities there. It's only one mile from the hospital.
Good luck, and remember that you're doing things Excelsior's way, no matter how much it doesn't make sense.
Last edit by Murse901 on Dec 18, '10