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  1. ATI Comprehensive Predictor and NCLEX
    The ATI predictor is fairly accurate. So, if it said you had a 99% chance of passing on the 1st attempt, it means that if you took the NCLEX on the day you took the predictor, then your chance of...
    Jul 6
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Am I stupid for not doing the ABSN?
    Absolutely! Good luck to you, too... Follow your heart, it's the best GPS there is!
    Jun 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Am I stupid for not doing the ABSN?
    No, you're absolutely not stupid for taking the traditional program route. ABSN is a great option if you're restricted by time and money, and if you're willing to bury yourself in school for 12 or so...
    Jun 17, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. My Name is Susan
    Well written. You make a lot of good points. Without going into details, we're encountering a lot of patients with drug addiction and complications in clinicals. The Professors in my program have...
    Apr 10, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  5. Differences in practice: experts and novices. Are you learning from one another?
    Sorry, Blue Devil, if I offended you. I got interested is all, sorry it that was off topic for your thread.
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  6. You're going to think I'm nuts
    I guess I'm one of those people, too. I love my program, I love what I'm learning, I love my professors. It's a very tough program to get into, and occasionally someone flunks out. But the professors...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Differences in practice: experts and novices. Are you learning from one another?
    I did check medscape... For example, "The authors write that individual comorbid conditions, as well as cognitive and functional status, should be considered in determining glucose goals, but in...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  8. Differences in practice: experts and novices. Are you learning from one another?
    " A patient of hers came back from the diabetic educator saying they told her an A1c of 8.0 was OK. She went berserk and was about to call the BC-ADM and tell her what an idiot she was; I let her...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Books!! Do you think it is necessary to study before Sept. Start??
    Absolutely get your books now. As others suggested, read at least the 1st 2 chapters; more if you are able. Doing this always made a difference for me. It's overwhelming enough when you start back to...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. Do I need a BSN if I have a MA & years of research experience?
    It's important to consider the job market you plan to enter. Many hospitals - for good reasons or otherwise - are phasing out RN's with Associate degrees and only hiring RN's with BSN degrees. This...
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. ATI Fundamentals exam
    Take the first practice exam and study all the material it lists for you when it creates your results report. It may be a dozen or so chapters, but go through them and do the questions at the end of...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  12. CEO compensation
    You were very courageous to raise this issue in a company meeting. Really. The stuff about "high stakes game" and "driving the ship" is just a rationalization, something to say. It' s meaningless,...
    Apr 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics