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  1. Passed the FCCA!
    CONGRATS! doesn't it feel great?! :yes:
    Jun 25
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  2. CPNE Pass @ Chambersburg !!!
    good for you and a pat on the back, well done! and thanks for the tips!:)
    Jun 9
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  3. Excelsior.. to do or not to do...
    once you are enrolled you will be privy to that info on the Excelsior site, they will let you know all the required skills. I really think being a fairly new LPN is going to work in your favor as far...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  4. failed LS2
    I use the recommended text books in the study guide, I outright purchased a few of them from bookrenter.com also, "REALLY" read through the questions! :yes:
    Jun 9
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  5. failed LS2
    hi, hopefully taking it by end of July.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  6. New PCT on Med-Surg Floor, Need Tips!
    wow, you said blood? I am thinking a blood draw or finger stick? I hope that did not mean "hanging" blood? :down:
    Jun 9
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  7. New PCT on Med-Surg Floor, Need Tips!
    right, you need an order, and a cath is a (supposed) to be sterile procedure, i am still a bit confused. i think it depends on the state you live in, what you are allowed to do under the RN, just my...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  8. New PCT on Med-Surg Floor, Need Tips!
    thank you for letting me know, the case in my state is that hospitals are not hiring LPN's, and utilizing the patient care techs to assist the RN.
    Jun 9
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  9. JUST Passed both FCCA!!
    cOnGrAtS ! I am on to that next! Doesn't it feel good! Each test you take is one step closer to that RN degree! all the best to you!
    Jun 5
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  10. New PCT on Med-Surg Floor, Need Tips!
    hello: I am unfamiliar with the scope of practice of a PCT, is that a replacement for the LPN in the hospital setting and how long is your training (if I may ask)? the reason I am asking are the...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  11. failed LS2
    have not been on in awhile, passed the exam the second time, got a "C" but I passed. looking over the reasons I failed the first time were I was under a great deal of stress at home and you REALLY...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  12. 10 mos. LPN to RN prgm. Avail in McDonough, GA
    hmmmm, I would check out GA BON and see if they are accredited, they could be a 'private' school, wondering if they are NLN accredited?
    Jun 5
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  13. failed LS2
    :no: feel like a dope! Failed my first exam, others I've been getting B's. what is so different about LS2 from LS1? I feel nothing I studied was on this exam! and I read all the required texts....
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  14. FCCA success
    good for you! :wavey:
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  15. Taking Reproductive Health Exam tomorrow.
    I used the EC practice exams and read the suggested textbooks and used the study guide. good luck:nurse:
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  16. Beginning Excelsior Journey--need suggestions for Transitions exam!
    Hi, as far as the right test to start with it depends on where you are at with credits, do you have Gen Eds to complete? You can always message an advisor on MyEC :nurse:
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  17. Beginning Excelsior Journey--need suggestions for Transitions exam!
    IMHO: Follow the study guide - exactly, and yes I recommend using the suggested text-books. You can rent them at Bookrenter.com
    Dec 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. Packing my bag to leave the medical field for good.
    I agree, please look into Excelsior, I would not give up yet
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  19. Passed my last of 8 exams today + Advice on studying
    Excellent advice to use the Saunders, I have it with the CD, have not used it to study - though I may consider it since reading this post. I use the textbooks suggested by Excelsior and take the...
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  20. Here I go...
    personally, I believe that is very ambitious, I am not sure I would be able to do that myself, 5 exams in 13 weeks? wow! good luck whatever you decide! :nurse:
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  21. Is Excelsior the right choice?;)
    I agree, make SURE your state BON accepts Excelsior, Mine said as long as it was accredited in the state where the college is located, that is good enough for them! Good luck and keep on! :wavey:
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  22. passed LS1
    congrats!:wavey: I have taken Transition, it is a lot of reading, read all that the study guide tells you to, believe me .......... that's all I can tell you
    Jan 17, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  23. Replacing LPNs with medication techs - Is this legal?
    May I ask if you went to school for this (vo-tech, etc.) and how long was the training? Do you work under the wing of an RN?
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Replacing LPNs with medication techs - Is this legal?
    May I ask if you went to school for this and how long was the training?
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. I am not Superwoman
    YOU DID A GREAT JOB, PAT YOURSELF ON THE BACK, and 40 rez to one nurse is absolutely wrong!!!!!!!!!!!!!! are you still working there? :no:
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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