Comments/suggestions? 4540 (community nursing) + 4580 (leadership) -- doable? - page 2

I am planning to register courses for next session. If I would like to double up 4540 (community nursing) and 4580 (leadership), is that doable? What is the workload for each of them? What is the... Read More

  1. Visit  Frills profile page
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    Does anyone have access to the Community Nursing class yet? It is not listed when I log into blackboard. I'm hoping they have worked the glitches out by now. Did anyone take a nursing class the first session on blackboard and what problems were encountered? I took Music during the summer and the glitches/problems were very frustrating. Thank goodness the instructor worked with the students. Anyone take a combined class? I'm wondering if doubling up classes is doable. I was thinking about taking a nursing class and an elective. Thanks.
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  3. Visit  bushrn75 profile page
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    Quote from Frills
    Does anyone have access to the Community Nursing class yet? It is not listed when I log into blackboard. I'm hoping they have worked the glitches out by now. Did anyone take a nursing class the first session on blackboard and what problems were encountered? I took Music during the summer and the glitches/problems were very frustrating. Thank goodness the instructor worked with the students. Anyone take a combined class? I'm wondering if doubling up classes is doable. I was thinking about taking a nursing class and an elective. Thanks.
    I took the 4510 class during the first session and it did have some glitches. The TA was super and I didn't have too many problems. They seem to be opening up classes slowly today-hopefully community will open soon! Good luck!
  4. Visit  Simply Complicated profile page
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    So those of you who are taking these two classes together, how are you feeling about it? I'm trying not to freak out, but I'm worrying I made a mistake taking these together, at least right now. I have a 7 week old son in addition to my 3 year old daughter. This is my last week on maternity leave, then I go back to working night shift 2 nights a week. These classes are intense, I just hope I can keep up.
  5. Visit  cincinursemary profile page
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    Quote from Simply Complicated
    So those of you who are taking these two classes together, how are you feeling about it? I'm trying not to freak out, but I'm worrying I made a mistake taking these together, at least right now. I have a 7 week old son in addition to my 3 year old daughter. This is my last week on maternity leave, then I go back to working night shift 2 nights a week. These classes are intense, I just hope I can keep up.
    Maybe you will get a lot of really quiet nights at work.. I haven't been brave enough to do 2 classes, but I think I might try it in the spring term and get some of my gen ed courses done ( Nutrition and either Psych or the Freshman Comp)
  6. Visit  jlh386 profile page
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    seems like a lot of work! I start a full-time job next week so I am just preparing myself for no life for the next 4 weeks. I took 30 credit hours in summer so I could graduate in december this is doable just no fun
  7. Visit  Simply Complicated profile page
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    Quote from cincinursemary
    Maybe you will get a lot of really quiet nights at work.. I haven't been brave enough to do 2 classes, but I think I might try it in the spring term and get some of my gen ed courses done ( Nutrition and either Psych or the Freshman Comp)
    Yeah, that was what I hoped when I took both. I did 2 non nursing courses over the summer, and it was a lot of work. But it was worse since I was 8/9 months pregnant. I work psych, so from like midnight until 5 am I have almost nothing to do. I can usually have all my work done by midnight so I "should" have plenty of time to do school work. We do have an occasional bad night if we get a lot of admissions or we have a patient freaking out, but even then it's not bad. At least not for me, since I did years of floor nursing, I'm pretty quick at getting the work done.
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    Quote from jlh386
    seems like a lot of work! I start a full-time job next week so I am just preparing myself for no life for the next 4 weeks. I took 30 credit hours in summer so I could graduate in december this is doable just no fun
    Good luck!!! It'd doable for me, I just feel bad because I can't give my 2 year old as much attention as I should be, and she's already lost some from the baby being born.
  9. Visit  MovingForward2012 profile page
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    I am taking Community Health and Leadership in nursing. Leadership in nursing is a confusing class and the instructions are as clear as mud but doing well grade wise even though the class and book is a snoozer! I enjoy the community health class but my TA sucks. I put way more hours and effort in to that class and she gives me crap grades.
    I have never done any evals to this point, just happy to do my classes and move on. I am doing evals this time!
    Good luck to anyone who has to suffer with a TA like mine, 3 Weeks into the class and I am barely passing and all I have ever gotten in any of these nursing classes is an A.


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