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  1. Working as a Psych Nurse as a new grad RN?
    I think it depends on where you live as far as places that hire new grads. How are you with conflict? I am just wondering how you would respond in a code situation, it can be very stressful and...
    Nov 16
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. New start rn-bsn december 2014
    Orientation starts on the 15th of the month before your start date, once that is complete, your degree plan will be open and you can view your classes and see the tasks and do the readings etc. You...
    Nov 12
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  3. Transcript Evaluation
    That's great!! How many CU's do you have to do?
    Nov 4
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  4. Transcript Evaluation
    Yes mine was pretty quick too! Good luck!
    Nov 1
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  5. Waiting for Performance Assessment Results
    Yes this pop up is recent, I never had it until this month. It scared me because I was like oh no I must of done really bad, lol. But now you just have to go looking for it, no worries!!
    Nov 1
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  6. Feel like I'm getting close, and first time a course mentor emailed me!
    Good luck, you are getting there.
    Nov 1
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  7. New Graduate RN in Boston
    Are you interested in psych?? If you are then Westwood Lodge and any other UHS hospital in MA will hire new grads.
    Nov 1
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  8. Phone Apps?
    There is an app called my pocket WGU, I have it on my kindle, I am not sure if it is an official WGU app or not and also you can get the bookshelf app and then you would be able to easily read the...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  9. New Graduate RN in Boston
    Have you looked into the Brockton area? There is Good Samaritan which is also Steward again but I would think it would be a lot easier to get into Brockton than Boston. Good luck!
    Oct 10
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  10. What is your course plan?
    My mentor is the one who is basically planning the order of which courses I take. I started with care of the older adult and then moved onto biochem, it seems that most people do these first and...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  11. Applied Health Assessment UPT1
    I used a real BP cuff, stethoscope, penlight & thermometer. For the otoscope and other tools, I just explained that I didn't have one but how I would use it if I had one. I taped some lists on the...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  12. 15 minute rounding sheet
    .. 12 1 2 etc...... 00 [ / ] [ / ] [ / ] 15 [ / ] [ / ] [ / ] 30 [ /] [ / ] [ / ] 45 [ / ] [ / ] [ / ] Ok this is about as good as I can get using a computer to...
    May 29
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. Hoping for some insight with pre-requisites
    I started April 1st and I have finished care of the older adult, biochem, health assessment & applied health assessment and I am working on behavioral health sciences right now, when I finish this...
    May 29
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  14. Suggestions for the RN new to Psych
    I work in an inpatient psych hospital, I wish I had time to sit and play games with my patients. I am busy doing meds, orders and admissions. I talk with my patients while I am administering meds...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. So Excited Dont have to take Bio Chem!!!
    I am taking Biochem but I don't have to take statistics since I took it less than 3 years ago. I am starting on April 1st and I have been looking over the biochem info. and so far it's everything I...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  16. Role of nurse in assisted living?
    Pay usually depends on the facility and your experience (how many years you have been a nurse). I started out at an ALF as an LPN and when I became an RN I got about $2 more an hour, not a huge...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  17. Western Governors University (WGU) Readiness Assessment
    My transcript eval was quick! It took just less than a week for WGU to receive my transcripts and then it was a few days for them to review them. I would call your previous college(s) to be sure...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  18. Biochem at wgu
    I am starting on April 1st too and I have to take biochem. I am also on the FB page and have seen a lot of great information posted, so I have an idea of what it will be like. Good luck!
    Mar 17
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  19. Western Governors University (WGU) Readiness Assessment
    I am starting WGU RN-BSN on April 1st. I am excited to start, but dreading the thought of all the work again. Good luck to everyone!!
    Mar 9
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  20. Nursing School and Background Checks
    Not only will the school run a check but the BON will require a CORI check after you graduate and apply for NCLEX and may not let you sit for NCLEX, definitely talk with someone in admissions who...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  21. WGU, Who else is starting with me
    I hope to start April 1st. They are currently reviewing my transcripts, I am anxious to see how many CU I need to complete. I am planning on doing it in 2 terms, I just can't commit to trying to...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  22. Application process
    I just applied for the RN to BSN and took the readiness assessment 2 weeks ago. You also don't have to take it all at once, which is nice. I did the math first then later in the day did the English...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  23. Bristol Community College Fall 2014
    Good luck everyone! I graduated this past year and I found out by looking at my unofficial transcript on accessbcc and it said my major was nursing. The day they mail out the letters they update...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. Transferring RN License
    https://www.pcshq.com/?page=health,MA-reciprocity MA uses a company out of Nashville, TN, here is their website with the information. Good luck!
    Aug 3, '13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  25. passed nclex first try
    Congratulations!! I am taking it tomorrow!
    Jun 18, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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