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  1. UALR? UAMS? or Baptist?
    I can't comment specifically on which school has more clinical/hands on experience, but here is some information to consider. What kind of degree are you wanting? All three offer something...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  2. What makes a good nurse case manager?
    I don't have experience as that type of CM. It may be in clinic or may be with an insurance company. Some insurance companies use case managers to help coordinate care for chronic conditions (like...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. What makes a good nurse case manager?
    It really depends on the type case management. I'll just comment with my opinion on the roles I have participated in as a CM: Utilization review: STRONG medical knowledge, knowledge of insurance...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  4. I feel like it's the end
    While taking the test, cover the answers with a blank index card while you read the question and see if you can formulate an answer BEFORE moving the index card. If what you thought of is one of the...
    Mar 29
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. RN to BSN in NY
    I did SUNY Delhi for one semester for one class. It went fine. I started a second class the next term and logged on the Wednesday before class officially started to read the syllabus, class info,...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  6. The military is moving my family!
    I went to nursing school while my hubby was active duty. I received some pre-reqs in one state then moved to another and took another class and even took 2 online classes from yet another state. My...
    Dec 31, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Do we have to know everything???
    For meds, learn the endings of the generic names. It will clue you in on what the medication is it may say "nursapril" but you will know it is an ACE by the ending (-pril). Then you can...
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Accepatnce letter to NS with a catch?!
    We had to take one every semester, but we had to get 100%. First one was more basic type math (and measurement type stuff) and no calculator. Later semesters were more dosage calc and IV drip...
    Nov 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Quick Question: Job offer during interview or called later
    First nursing job...took about 2 weeks for the official offer. In hospitals, most of the offers come from HR, not the manager directly. I had an indication he was interested but still nervous about...
    Nov 3, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Experiences of Chamberlain Online RN to BSN Graduates
    I had to take 13 classes. No idea of the overall cost because mine was completely paid for. I went full time (2 classes per session...4 per "semester") and finished in 14 months (April 2010 to June...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  11. Other jobs for RN besides direct patient care?
    I currently work in case management in a hospital setting. You get to think like a nurse but don't touch people. Nothing I do will kill anyone. It can be stressful sometimes trying to come up with...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. what does your diploma say?
    My ADN degree (from NY) does not saying anything about nursing on it (just Associate Applied Science). That is confirmed with your transcript, though (and the fact that you will be licensed). My...
    Jul 13, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  13. Just plain need advice!
    Are you considering going to BOCES? Where I was at you had to complete the 1st YEAR of nursing to skip one semester of LPN at BOCES. After I graduated, I worked in a specialty office in a more...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Statistics online
    My statistics class was through DeVry (Chamberlain). It was HARD but very doable, and I ended up with a low A. There was an instructor that did walk-throughs of the labs on YouTube and a Facebook...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Question for Nurse Managers/Hiring Managers
    I did Chamberlain and it has never been an issue when applying for jobs. My unit old manager and asst. manager went to Western Gov. Univ. I also worked with about 6 other people who finished...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Nurse Management
  16. How do I get Case Management experience?
    I have a BSN and worked med/surg for a while then OR and home health. I have been an RN for 4 years and got a hospital case manager position 6 months ago. I work with a girl who had just med/surg...
    Jun 20, '13
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  17. What happens if I fail out?
    Maybe if you didn't have the TLDR attitude, you would read enough to pass the class...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Hourly vs. Benefits
    I worked for the state. Our medical was NOT better than the private sector and the dental was actually worse (2x higher monthly). Retirement benefits were really good, though, and so were holidays...
    Feb 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Guess what I am doing on this lovely day?
    I feel ya. I just got out of home health and spent a lot of time charting on my own time. As much as they wanted us to chart in the home, it seemed impossible because it would put me behind on my...
    Feb 10, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. Chamberlain RN to BSN online Jan 2013
    I graduated from Chamberlain's online BSN program in the summer of 2011. I did full time for 14 months while working 2 part time jobs (34 hours a week total) and PRN at another job (hours varied...
    Dec 13, '12
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  21. Can a teacher do this?
    How is it not fair? Did she test you on cardiac and you were learning fundamentals? Did you check to see if some of the material from the test was in the textbook and possibly a reading assignment?...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Home Health RNs: mileage reimbursement?
    I work for the state and get a salary and 42 cents per mile. I put about 500 to 800 miles on my car per month and cover one county of the state (and SOMETIMES go to another county to cover a visit...
    Oct 25, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Am I right to feel irritated? What can I do about it?
    Light duty is not just for work related injuries. I had surgery for a non work related situation and returned to work on "light-duty" until I was able to lift, etc. Light duty is at the discretion...
    Sep 10, '12
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  24. Getting discouraged!
    See if someone took the class last semester/last year that can loan you the book. Do you have any books you can sell? There are websites that will buy books from you even outside of times when your...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. More than a YEAR!!
    My BSN took 14 months through Chamberlain. All online and no clinical component.
    Aug 16, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN

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