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  1. What's CVICU like, really?
    Definitely not true. I've been a CVICU nurse only on nights for the past 3 years. My unit does CABGs, AVRs, TAVRs, Aortic dissections, heart and lung tranplants, as well as different types of VADS...
    Jul 27
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  2. St. Luke's or Methodist (Houston) CVICU
    Hi all, Has anyone worked at either St. Luke's or Methodist's (in Houston) CVICUs? If so, what has your experience been like? Do you love, like or hate working there? How is the pay? Any issues...
    Jul 27
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. Emory ICU for experienced nurses
    I'm a cardiac surgery ICU nurse with almost 3 years of experience. Mom lives in Atlanta ad I'm considering moving closer to her from Texas. Any experienced nurses that work at Emory? How is pay,...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  4. RN-BSN in 6 months is DOABLE!
    It just showed all the pre-reqs that transferred in, not the required courses for graduation that I still needed to complete. I just took the courses for the BSN and crossed out the "MET" classes...
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  5. RN-BSN in 6 months is DOABLE!
    I just got my transcript eval done. Where can I find a complete list of all the CUs I need to do? Is it under our student portal? I'm starting in December (hopefully) as well!
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  6. How hard is it to write a stinkin' recommendation letter
    It's 3 years old but I can still respond. Carlam37, MHSON was an awesome school. I loved the instructors and my classmates and feel that it really prepared me to go straight into CTICU after...
    Oct 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. OccuVAX...? Or other flu/vaccine clinics...
    On their website. Occuvax.com, I believe. Unjust sent in a resume
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  8. Staffing of ECMO patients
    Our ECMO patients are always 1:1. From the time they come in to the time they leave. We've even had some be so sick we staffed them 2:1 ( 2 nurses for 1 patient). Even if they are "stable", they are...
    Oct 4, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  9. OccuVAX...? Or other flu/vaccine clinics...
    I just finished my first clinic with Occuvax and it was all good. Everything they promised to supply, they did and more. I forgot my sanitizer but they provided that too. I called because I had a...
    Oct 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  10. Western Governors University for BSN
    The schools I want to attend don't have RN-MSN programs. You must have a BSN first so I probably will contact them to ensure they will take a BSN from WGU. Thanks!
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  11. Western Governors University for BSN
    Did any of you go to Western Governors University for your BSN? I'm considering it for my BSN but wanted to make sure that graduates there were able to get into decent NP programs. I'm not looking to...
    Sep 26, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. CSC Exam
    Maybe I will take it sooner than later. I have almost 2.5 yeas experience
    Sep 22, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  13. St. Luke's (Houston) CVRR/CVICU
    Hey! Got your message and tried to reply but it says you exceeded your limit :)
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  14. CSC Exam
    Congrats! I want to take my CSC in the next 6 months.
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  15. Psych 3310
    Thanks! Me too! :-/
    Sep 12, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  16. Psych 3310
    Thanks for replying! My local CC does have it online but on the paper comparing UTA and the CC courses, they don't have the course listed as comparable. I guess I'll have to just write them and see...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  17. Psych 3310
    Has anyone taken Developmental psych anywhere BUT UTA? I CLEPped human growth and development and they won't take it. I want to take it somewhere else in a shorter amount of time online but it seems...
    Sep 11, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  18. Passed CCRN after failing!
    Thanks all!!
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  19. More $$/hr for CCRN?
    No increase that I know of but my hospital reimburses 50% of the cost of the exam.
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  20. Passed CCRN after failing!
    Hey all! Just wanted to let those who may have failed CCRN that it IS possible to pass after failing! My issue before was that I didn't study neuro (I'm a cardiac surgery nurse...who needs...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  21. Finally, I am an ICU nurse: CVICU
    I've worked a little over 2 years in CVICU, right after nursing school. Absolute best 2 years of my life and I would have it no other way. Congrats and get ready for the best time (and scariest!) of...
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  22. Testing Out - ASE English Composition
    They have it through the testing center and you write (for 1301) a response to an article by first summarizing it and then writing about a similar topic. For 1302, you write an argumentative essay....
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  23. Testing Out - ASE English Composition
    Nope. According to both the English department and the RN-BSN department, since none of my classes were formal writing classes, I have to take both classes or test out. Even though I would not have...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  24. Uta rn to bsn application
    Thanks!
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  25. Testing Out - ASE English Composition
    Has anyone ever tested out of English Composition I and/or II? I have a Bachelor's degree in English and think it's absurd that I have to test out of a freshman course. Has anyone ever taken either...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing


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