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  1. Taxes in Florida
    I do not have a percentage I can give you.. but I can give you some information. Florida is a right to work state so there are no unions here. or at least not very active ones. Other states are...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. What was I thinking?
    I'm a month away from 50 and in my 2nd quarter of an ADN-RN program. I do plan to eventually get my Master's afterwards, assuming I can find a bridge program that I can afford and can get into. ...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. question about timeframes
    In my RN program its every week, sometimes in more than one class. FWIW I don't go to Excelsior, though I do have online classes. Why would exams only be every month in any school? :speechless:
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  4. Recommendations: Long sleeve shirt to cover tattoos
    Champion brand from Target is good and they sell them online too. Cherokee, Dickies, White Swan, and lots of others scrub companies also make long sleeved shirts. I buy mine (Cherokee Workwear...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. Malpractice Insurance
    The ANA has a link on their website to apply for professional nursing liability insurance (you get a member discount.) It's entirely possible that other nursing organizations have it available too; ...
    Nov 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Transferring from SPC to ITT.
    I currently attend ITT St Pete. Love the small classes and the instructors, don't love the cost. It's VERY (did I mention VERY) expensive. After the Pell grants are maxed out and any other grants...
    Oct 26, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. A nurse has an RN but did not get a diploma or BSN
    Apply to whatever college the person is interested in Have transcripts of all previous college work sent to this school from the previous school(s) Wait for the college to get the transcripts...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. Anyone looking to attend PTEC's Oct 2012 LPN class?
    I wanted to go to PTEC. Truly. It is by far the cheapest and fastest option to get an LPN license (assuming you pass the big NCLEX test after school is done..) I tried 3 times to get in to PTEC....
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  9. Does anyone know anything about ITT Nursing Program in FL if so please let me know.
    Nursing is a new thing for ITT. I know the Tampa location just recently graduated their first RN class. The program is 27 months long (2 years and one quarter.) You go to class two days/week...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  10. iPhone?
    If you can afford the 64 gig, go for it. I could only afford the 8 gig myself (iPhone 4, but it was really cheap) but my music lives on my (old and very full) 160 gig ipod anyhow and I really...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  11. New RN
    You need to apply to other places as well to get nursing experience. LTC, rehab facilities, outpatient clinics, the VA, home health care, per diem agencies, hospice centers, correctional facilities,...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. How to install Saunders NCLEX cd into my macbook air
    MacBook Air does not have a CD/DVD drive. The Saunders CD is supposed to be Mac compatible; if it's not installing, I would suggest contacting Elsevier to see if they have a patch or an updated...
    Sep 18, '12
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  13. What classes do you have to take?
    Ethics and computer competency here, in addition to those you listed. State colleges in Florida require that if you did not take 2 years of a foreign language in high school, that you have to...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  14. Confused...RN or CMA
    You need to do what YOU want to do and not pick a career just because your family thinks you should do it. MAs sure don't get paid much and nurses not much better, IF you can find a nursing job....
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. What kind of appeareance code do you have?
    My SCHOOL rules.. we have to wear scrubs (any color or type, our choice) to class; later on for clinicals we have site specific scrubs; no jewelry except a wedding ring and a watch; earrings...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  16. 43 and starting pre-nursing in January !
    I say go for it. I'm going to be 50 in December and am in my second quarter of nursing school (RN-ADN program.) Love it, despite the huge amounts of work :) I plan to continue to get my BSN once...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Nurse Paralegal
    I would love a job that combined nursing with legal stuff.. and I already have an AS as a paralegal. I am a bit surprised by the line in the ad that says "No special legal training is needed or...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. Studying help! Best way to study fundamentals?
    What everyone else said. The study guide that comes with Potter & Perry was & is a huge help for me. My teacher does use the right powerpoints though. :-\ Using the questions on evolve is very...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. Breckinridge School of Nursing
    So you started in June, how are you liking it so far? My 2nd quarter starts next Monday. :) I like my ITT campus (St Pete, FL) a lot.. our teachers are great.
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Idaho Nursing
  20. Need some advice on working vs. not working.
    Does your job provide any kind of medical insurance for yourself and your son? It would be hard to walk away from that if it was me. Consider working part time. Not for the money but for down...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. The New Face of Healthcare
    Agreed. This has been happening for some time in corporate America, and is continuing to do so. :p
    Sep 6, '12
    Forum: About A Nurse - Cartoon Series
  22. Personalized Badge Reels
    There's a boat load of sellers on Etsy selling them still, more now than last year if anything. Mine is NOT fabric covered, but is paper behind clear plastic, mounted on top of the badge reel. I...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  23. Personalized Badge Reels
    (deleted, dual posted, sigh, sorry)
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Good RN Programs South Florida
    IMO you're gonna need to spend a boatload of time studying no matter what nursing school you go to. My school is a for profit school (ITT Tech St Pete, but they have campuses everywhere, though...
    Sep 4, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  25. I'm stuck with two sets of brand new uniforms
    Any chance that you will have a different instructor sometime after this semester that might let you wear them? and I would consider writing an email to the customer service section company of...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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