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  1. Austin community college nursing program: what to expect
    I'll also chime in. I'm also graduating in December. In my experience, one thing I would have liked to know is that the calendars are hugely deceptive. Our calendars (especially in level 1) would...
    Nov 21, '14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Austin Area CNA's: Need Current Salary Information
    Thought I'd chime in since I'm also a guy who moved to Austin from NYC. I did my CNA certification there and then immediately moved to Austin and jumped into nursing prerequisites. Pretty much what...
    Sep 14, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. Clinicals - - what to expect?
    In my program, everyone is required to take a basic nursing skills course (basically a CNA course) before being accepted into the program. So in first semester's clinicals we were expected to be...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. ACC Nursing Fall 2013
    lejpej - Just now seeing your message so you may already be retaking some classes. Their system is pretty ridiculous, but it's because we're now competing with so many other schools for clinical...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    Does anybody know what we're supposed to wear to orientation on the 10th? Scrubs, business casual, or whatever we want? Also, where did you guys get your patches sewn on? I got the patches, but...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  6. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    It is pretty overwhelming to take all three, but it can be done. I did all three plus human g&d and still got all A's. Things are different now - perfect grades are no longer enough, reapplication...
    Dec 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    I got CEC, my first choice! Excited to begin! Annoying that they've still got delays, but I sent my CBC today and working on all the medical stuff next week, so it feels like things are starting to...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  8. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    Has anyone received their campus placement email yet? They were supposed to arrive yesterday right?
    Oct 24, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    I got in!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Chose CEC, Hybrid, EVC, RRC CONGRATS to all who got in, and to those who didn't, don't give up!! With ACC, it's not a matter of IF you'll get in, it's a question of...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  10. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    Thanks michellemc! I hope you're right, but with ACC, I'll believe it when I see it!! Where are our letters?! They can't send them all out at once since each email is personalized... (or maybe...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    We don't have rankings until we get the letters (and even then I don't know if they "rank" the people who actually get in. Last time when I didn't get in I had 56 points and was ranked 167). This...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    Tick tock, tick tock... :-/
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    Good luck to everyone tomorrow!! The day has finally arrived (again)! I had 56 points last time and really thought I would get in, but alas it wasn't so. This time I've got 65 points so that...
    Oct 9, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. ACC Spring 2013 hopefuls
    Good luck to everyone! Emails coming today or tomorrow!! Crossing fingers for us all!!
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Austin Community College Fall 2012 hopefuls
    Didn't get in, y'all. Perfect points definitely aren't good enough. I did all pre- and co-requisites in two semesters with perfect grades, and it wasn't enough. My rank was 167 out of 478. I'm...
    Jun 5, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  16. Austin Community College Fall 2012 hopefuls
    Hybrid vs. CEC - time and clinicals Guys, can anyone give me any advice on clinical locations and the ability to choose a clinical site? I'm going back and forth between CEC and hybrid, but I'm...
    May 25, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  17. Austin Community College Fall 2012 hopefuls
    Is anyone else obsessively checking their mail/email every day for notification? I know the website says we'll hear from them in June, but I can't help myself. By the way, do they send notification...
    May 3, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. Where did you find your first job after becoming a CNA??
    I got my first CNA job at one of my city's largest hospitals working on a med/surg floor that also treats oncology and psychiatric patients. It's a pretty wild place with a very high level of...
    Mar 1, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. CNA's/PCT's how much do you make?
    Just got a job at a hospital here in Austin, TX. No experience. Was offered $10.10 per hour for full-time, 12hr shifts, days. They do pay more for nights and weekends, but I have't found out how...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Specific Landau or Urbane mens scrubs size question
    Hi guys! Quick question for those of you who know. I just got my first nursing assistant job in a hospital. The just implemented uniform standards, so I need to get some specific scrubs quick. We...
    Jan 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  21. How complicated is it to get the PMHNP
    How complicated is it to get the PMHNP (or the other way around - psych np becoming certified in family practice)? I'm also debating between psych or family np, and being certified in both would be...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  22. CNA Course Externship - Vaccination Question
    I confirmed that the course I'm taking is accepted where I'm moving before I started, so that's not a problem. And I wasn't told that any of this would be a problem when I registered. I was told...
    Jan 28, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. CNA Course Externship - Vaccination Question
    Hey guys, I have a question for you. I'm guessing nobody will know for sure, but I'd like your opinions. Here's my situation: I just recently started a CNA course, which is my first step into...
    Jan 27, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  24. Interesting obstructions!
    There's an awful video floating around the internet of a guy who decides to insert a glass bottle into... himself... while filming the whole thing. I guess that's what does it for him. Whatever. ...
    Sep 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. I'm mad and sad(about pt's family)
    Last year my mother went into the hospital and spent 28 days in the ICU. She'd had a heart attack, pneumothorax, one week on a ventilator, severely underweight (75 lbs), various psychiatric...
    Sep 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion