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  1. Online NP- Walden
    Hi everyone, I just noticed Walden University has a new program for family and adult NP. I was wondering if anyone has experience with online NP programs. Online is ideal for me ( I just started...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  2. Preceptors for MSN online Educators
    What about going to all hospitals and asking their nurse educators? What about nurses who drive around educating on a product like LVADS? (Not sure if they need a masters? but it's teaching either...
    May 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  3. RN to Nurse Educator
    Why don't you work on the floor while going for your BSN? I did that and glad I didn't wait. By the time you are finished with the BSN you'll have experience and will be ready for the MSN
    May 9, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. Preceptors for MSN online Educators
    How much work is necessary for the preceptor (when the student obtains a msn education degree)? For those who have finished a practicum or precepted a student completing a practicum, I'd looove a...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. Preceptors for MSN online Educators
    I am just starting my MSN education degree at Walden... can you explain the difficulty of obtaining a preceptor for the practicum? I almost understand the difficulty of finding on with trying to...
    May 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. Walden's MSN in Nursing, June 2012
    I am starting at the end of June too! For MSN education... I am starting the 1 credit orientation course at the end of this week, because I didn't want to take it with the first real 3 credit course...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  7. Offered a full-time gig...now what?
    Why don't you keep a per diem position and see if you can work the required number of shifts (many times it's 2 weekend shifts/month or something like that)... if you can't find yourself able to do...
    Mar 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Are you happy with your choice of masters degree?
    Very interested in this thread! I haven't started classes yet, but I will be started at Walden in June for MSN Education. There was a lot of debate with me between education and NP, and finally...
    Feb 18, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  9. most accurate mode of temperature measurement ?
    I think the tympanic temperature is the least accurate of all! But that's personal experience. I'm not sure what would be best to tell the students... I also believe rectal is the best/most accurate,...
    Feb 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. Nursing Safety:  Patient ratio in Subacute Rehab
    When I was in an LTAC/Rehab hospital (for profit)... I worked 12 hr nights, sometimes I had 4 patients, sometimes up to 7. It depended on acuity. We had intubated vented patients, trached and...
    Feb 12, '12
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  11. Looking for guidance on becoming a nurse educator
    I was actually just thinking about posting a question about this same thing... I just applied for Walden's MSN education program. I've been talking with my Med/Surg instructors in the mornings before...
    Feb 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Scholarships for Online Schools- Walden MSN
    Hey Walden Students :) I've been looking at online schools and there are a few scholarships listed for each school, which is nice and all, but I wonder if anyone has been successful obtaining...
    Feb 2, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  13. Back to school for MSN education... online or not?
    I've been doing so much research on schools and prices and quality. I'd love to go back to a class room type setting, but I definitely can't drop my hours at work (3 12hr night shifts per week). I...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  14. Looking at Online BSN-MSN Education
    Hi everyone, I've been doing as much research as I can online schools for msn-education and I just feel a bit uncomfortable about it all. I am not sure where I will be living in the next few years...
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  15. Patient Surveys..vent.
    One of our last surveys had a negative rating and the comment: "I wasn't allowed to eat, I only could have IV nutrition"... I can imagine there was a REASON, so we had a strike against us for THAT???...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. And the results are in....
    My husband and I together pay double that! We had zero help for school and also had to take out private loans. And out in Boston, we have about 1/4 of what a lot of students have out, many we know...
    Dec 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Magnet Hospitals
    A nurse I used to work with always said, "I'd love this job if it weren't for the patients" :P
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. CNA "not a good fit"
    It's a bummer that they are trying but aren't able to cut it... definitely the CNA needs some more education or training. In my history of working with CNA's, I've had WAY more problems with...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Hiring Process/Nurse Training at St. Lukes QC
    You're probably NOT going to get a LOT of responses "immediately", for the hiring process of a specific hospital... why don't you call the hospital itself and ask instead of writing a post? I love...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Magnet Hospitals
    I've worked for a for profit hospital and now I work for a magnet hospital... I'm not sure if being on the east coast has anything to do with it, but I found a huge difference between the two. ...
    Dec 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Struggling on Medical Floor!
    It took me just over a year to not feel like total crap about my shifts at work and feel semi organized. And then still I have nights where I don't know what the heck I'm doing, but I write...
    Dec 10, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nursing or Occupational Therapy?
    I LOVE being a nurse (most of the time) but if I could go back in time, I'd do PT or OT. I used to work in an LTAC and I would literally KILL myself and not eat my lunch until I got home from work....
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Correctional vs Psych nursing
    I would probably try this in the Correctional Nursing section, and the Psych Nursing section... wish I could help more!
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  24. Describe any therapeutic nurse-client relationship experience you've had?
    omg you guys LOL
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  25. What was the funniest/crazy thing you have heard another Nurse doing?
    I walked into my pt's room the other night and his trach mask over his nose... good thing is was more for humidification than O2... I could've burst out laughing, but my poor alert and oriented pt...
    Dec 7, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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