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  1. Transfer Center
    Never heard of transfer center except linkage with recruitment in HR. is this telephone triage?
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  2. Can anyone help clarify the Comm Health req for CA?  On the fence in regard to WGU.
    I completed the RN-BSN Program in June. CA is a regulated state. Anyone obtaining a BSN must also apply for the PHN certificate. Do you work in a hospital/ home health/ hospice? WGU has contracts...
    Sep 5, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  3. Bedside to telephonic nursing
    I transitioned from LTC/Rehab about a year ago. Love my triage job. Requires an imagination, good communication skills and the ability to manage the computer while doing assessments.
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Telephone Triage Stories
    Yes, Fridays are usually the worst. Calls for refills of Narcs or psych meds. Otherwise, I've learned so much this past year!
    Aug 12, '13
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  5. Capella Online RN-BSN Completion
    Please include me in updates? I'm considering Capella for diabetes certification or MSN ( diabetes/gerontology). Thanks
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  6. Just finished my BSN today 7/7/13!
    I did my Practicum on Health Literacy. Also, my EBT task 1 project. All health related organizations are working in this because of the huge literacy problem in the US. Lots if information on line...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  7. Transition from bedside to call center/triage?
    I too come from LTC/Rehab and went into Telephone Triage. I received an abundance of training and my clinical background has helped me tremendously.
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Telephone Triage Nursing
  8. RN - BSN start 1/1/13
    Congrats. You'll enjoy the program. Join the RN-BSN page on Facebook. Lots of encouragement is there!
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  9. WGUpayment system?
    WGU also accepts monthly payments. Contact the Bursar's office.
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  10. Is it ever to late to return for a BSN?
    It's never too late! I went to nursing school at 50. Graduated with ASN. Now almost finished with BSN. Considering MSN.
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Late bloomer!
    Good for you! I started nursing school at 50. Graduated at the top of my class at 52. I've been working the last 18 months at a rehab/ LTC facility and I love it! Becoming a RN is one of the best...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  12. How long did it take you to finish your program with WGU?
    I'll finish this December. Started in January. Could finish sooner but I have a heavy work schedule.
    Sep 13, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  13. Starting work in a LTC facility.. what to expect
    LTCs are different now. Many patients come to these facilities before transitioning to their homes. It's busy and the assignment was correctly posted by the previous nurse. IVs, PICCs, labs, wound...
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. How long was you orientation traing when you started in LTC?
    Three weeks. One week for each shift. Same nurse on each shift. Learning lots. Thank goodness I work the rehab side.
    Aug 2, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. rn to bsn online 12 months
    Check out Western Governors University. Self paced in-line. I started in Jan and will finish before Dec.
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. What exactly is so bad about LTC??
    LTC facilities are hiring RNs because of the sicker patients. A LVN can't do everything a RN does. My facility has a lot of post op orthopedic patients and those receiving IV medications. It's a...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Time Management in LTC
    I agree with NurseDirtyBird. Working as a team makes your shift better. Delegating eases your workload; however ensure that the work is done. Once the aides and patients know you and you know them it...
    Jul 4, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Transitional programs in the Bay Area
    I'm graduating from USFs Transitional Program Home Health/ Hospice in August. Hopefully, Kaiser will hire me. What questions do you have?
    Jun 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. A nursing student at 48. My journey could be yours...
    It's never too late to pursue your dream! Nursing school is tough; however mature students know how to hang in there! We're resilient and focused! I graduated with my ADN at 52! Graduating with my...
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  20. Finished my MSN this morning - ask me anything!
    I'm in the RN-BSN program. I like that it's self paced and no classroom. My student mentor helps me stay on track Also, I fit school into my busy schedule! I work 2 jobs yet I found the time to...
    Jun 24, '12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing