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  1. Changing occupations
    Keep your LPN license active. Never narrow your options because if worse case scenario comes then u could always go back to working as LPN. Pursue your RN unless you find another line of work that...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. Goodwin College
    I never did not change my normal work schedule of 32 hours per week while I was in Goodwin's nursing program (I graduated in May 2013). Although, I did work nights and was able to have a lot of down...
    Jun 29, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  3. kaynor lpn program
    Call up Kaynor Tech and ask the operator to put you thru to the LPN program department. The person that picks up the phone in that dept will be able to guide you, or, some schools have all the...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
    My state does not allow you to hold both at the same time. I will bet your state is the same in that. Once you qualify for RN they will force you to relinquish your LPN.
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Home based RN business
    Just do some research on the entity that you choose to do business in. Sometimes incorporating or forming an LLC might have some potential drawbacks. For example, did you know that if you form a...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Entrepreneurs in Nursing
  6. Goodwin College Nursing Program
    Sure, no problem at all. I am always willing to help. You can private message me or send me a message on my private email: MultifamilyRealty(at)gmail(dot)com. I can even email you my phone number...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  7. Resume from a real estate agent, bad idea?
    I have my real estate license and have my own brokerage, part-time, on the side mainly so that it helps me in acquiring more property into my rental property business. I NEVER, EVER include the fact...
    Nov 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  8. 10th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "So what you are trying to tell me, Shirley, is that you think you've come down with C.diff?"
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  9. 10th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "You know Shirley, in my 20 years as a supervisor I've heard a lot of lame excuses as reasons to go home early. But going room to room and emptying all the sputum containers on yourself to get the...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  10. 10th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "The problem we have around here, Shirley, is too many negative nurses. Look at it this way, at least you didn't get any in your hair."
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  11. 10th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    "No, I'm sorry Shirley, I can't let you go home early. JCAHO is coming next week and we need everyone on hand to get ready for their visit. I really appreciate you putting the hospital first and...
    Sep 25, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  12. Can't find a job ANYWHERE
    Be sure to favorite and monitor the State of Connecticut jobs board. I know that their Dept of Developmental Services (formerly known as the Department of Mental Retardation) division always has a...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  13. Goodwin College Nursing Program
    No, Goodwin students take the NLN exam, not the TEAS. The TEAS exam is the nursing program entrance exam that the state community colleges (Capital CC, Gateway CC, etc...) use in CT for nursing...
    Aug 28, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  14. What does it take to be a good psych nurse?
    I would say the traits below (...probably among many others) are important: 1. Thick Skinned - it helps if you're not easily offended. You'll get swore at, get accused of raping people, spit at,...
    Jul 3, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. Who is accepted at GWCC for fall 2012 or spring 2013?
    Neverknow, I'm in Goodwin College right now. All the LPN to RN bridge program students throughout the state of CT are all in the same Charter Oak online 3 credit class (NUR 190). After completing...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  16. Who is accepted at GWCC for fall 2012 or spring 2013?
    I just completed the LPN to RN bridge program (NUR 190 + 195) on Friday and want to give you a heads up and warning on them. The 3 credit online course via Charter Oak College (NUR 190) is pretty...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  17. Are there any psych LPN's?
    I'm a psych LPN and work for my state psychiatric hospital. Absolutely go for it! State psych hospitals (especially chidren's psych) in my area are always clamoring for LPNs. If you can get into the...
    Mar 21, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Should I become a nurse for the money??
    Investing in real estate rental properties is a great way to make incredible money. You can invest in real estate passively, part-time, while working full time at a job in another field that will...
    Mar 10, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Just got a DUI. Need info/help.
    Definitely hire a lawyer immediately! Your lawyer will probably tell you to very carefully read the employment agreement that you have with your employer and determine whether they require you to...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. Looking for advice/suggestions
    It's going to be hard to get a position that offers you "relevant nursing experience" at this stage of your nursing education. Most employers know that once you're done with your nursing education...
    Feb 22, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  21. Goodwin College Point System
    I am absolutely shocked that they threw out both the verbal and math component of the NLN entrance exam! I guess they want to focus on admitting those that retain the most medical related info. Quite...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  22. Goodwin College Point System
    My impression was that it was "an addition" of A&P onto the exam and not simply all A&P. Having it be all A&P does not make sense because that would be implying that they don't care if you know any...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  23. PMHNP job outlook
    Whenever you want to get a good idea of what a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner makes, simply go onto and plug in your target geographic area to check out salaries. I think you'll find...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Goodwin College Point System
    I remember studying about 20-24 hours for the exam. Of coarse, the NLN that you are going to take is much different from the one I took less than a year ago. My exam had physics questions on there...
    Feb 13, '12
    Forum: Connecticut Nursing
  25. What nursing field do you think is easiest and hardest?
    Have you ever tried baby sitting?!?
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student