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  1. How to get into the NICU?
    Just a Dose, I have one year of nursing experience on a busy adult med/surg unit. I would really like to try to get into our NICU this fall. I've heard the jobs can be hard to come by as...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. Attention Nurses....
    I think I had this exact assignment...hehehe
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. feeling frustrated by AN posts and second guessing myself
    Hi jlpsu, Your journey sounds very similar to mine. I'm 36 and back in the 90s wanted to go to college to become a nurse. For reasons different from yours I chose a different path and got the...
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Honors BSN unable to find job. Can the college be sued?
    The lawsuit won't hold up. I think I remember seeing a similar case years ago in the paper. It wasn't a nursing student, but same situation. I wouldn't expend any energy on this. Obviously you...
    Jul 31, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Characteristics of a NICU nurse
    @RNCoastiewife - thank you for sharing the parent's perspective. That is great information! @babyRN - thank you for the tip. I will browse around here!
    May 11, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  6. Characteristics of a NICU nurse
    Hi NICU nurses, I'm finishing the 1st semester of my accelerated second degree program (25% done, yay!). Anyway, today I was sitting down with my clinical instructor to evaluate my performance in...
    May 10, '10
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  7. Interested in nursing field But i am not a native-speaker
    I would find a local community college or university, that offers a nursing program and meet with the admissions people. They would be able to tell you what sorts of classes you need to take. Don't...
    Mar 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    I agree with with what tlm has said. TLM, which cohort are you in? I'm in the one that just started in January.
    Mar 28, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  9. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    Full-disclosure I have the WHC scholarship, so am not paying $72K. But what negative things have you heard about the program?
    Mar 27, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  10. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    I saw a group of you who toured WHC last Friday. I hope you enjoyed the tour. It was my favorite part of the interview. Not sure how they're doing it this time around. We found out in the week...
    Mar 21, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  11. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    The first few weeks were crazy. I'm guessing that is similar to any accelerated program though. I kept thinking, what the heck did I get myself into. I'm settling into a pattern now, so I think it...
    Mar 10, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  12. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    I understand it's a hard decision, especially committing to living so far from home for awhile. If it helps, DC is a fun town and hardly anyone is from here, so everyone was in the same boat at some...
    Mar 10, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  13. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    I just wanted to give another viewpoint. I'm in the program that just began in January. I am a Washington scholar so my experience may be different from Tammy's. I think our cohort is almost 60...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  14. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    Sure. I have class 4 days and spend one day at the hospital. First semester, you have only one clinical. Some in my cohort managed to get a day off, but I couldn't get that to work based on my...
    Feb 23, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  15. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    Hi Joenurse, I had a BA in English (graduated 10 yrs ago). My GPA was about a 3.4. My prereqs were 4.0. I had all of my sciences except chemistry done when I submitted my application. I didn't...
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  16. Georgetown Accelerated BSN Fall 2010
    Just wanted to wish you all good luck! I just started the accelerated program last month. It's intense, but an amazing experience. I hope to see you on campus this fall!
    Feb 20, '10
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  17. shortest ABSN PROGRAM?
    The Discover Nursing website (www.discovernursing.com) may help too. I think you can drill down your search to ABSN and the state you live in. I would caution against enrolling in a super...
    Jan 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Georgetown-WHC scholars program
    JerseyJess, Congratulations on the job! That is fantastic news. I am definitely interested in ED. If I had to pick a speciality today, it would be ED. I'd love to stay in touch with you. I...
    Dec 17, '09
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  19. Georgetown-WHC scholars program
    JerseyJess, Congratulations on your upcoming graduation and thank you for all of your great insight! Before I even learned of the WHC scholarship, I had my sights set on working at WHC. I had...
    Dec 15, '09
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  20. UMB Spring 2010 Applicants (BSN or CNL)
    Congratulations! I got into the CNL program too, though I will not be attending. UMB was my #2 school, mostly based on location (I live in DC). My #1 school (in DC) accepted me, so I've already...
    Nov 13, '09
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  21. Georgetown-WHC scholars program
    Congratulations Pokytrokyt! I just received the good news myself. I can't even believe it! I'm also bouncing off the walls, waiting for my husband to get home! The dogs aren't sure what to think...
    Oct 6, '09
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing
  22. UMB Spring 2010 Applicants (BSN or CNL)
    Thank you Grey Lady and Terps 97!
    Oct 6, '09
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  23. UMB Spring 2010 Applicants (BSN or CNL)
    Hi Grey Lady, Has anyone ever crashed the system checking their status too often :chuckle Do you know if Baltimore is planning another open house before the semester in January starts? I...
    Oct 5, '09
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  24. help please answer private asn promgram
    Have you checked out this site: http://www.discovernursing.com/? You can search for schools based on the degree, location, private/public, etc. I found it very helpful. Good luck!
    Sep 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Georgetown-WHC scholars program
    Hi LizzyLou, The interview went well. This may sound silly, but my favorite part of the whole day was the WHC tour. I could have spent the entire day there :) Our group was between 30-40...
    Sep 22, '09
    Forum: Washington DC Nursing


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