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  1. What do you like most about being a nurse educator?
    I've been working in a community college nursing program full time for 3 years. The best part by far is the time off (although I can't take it when I want to). I also enjoy knowing I will be off...
    Oct 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  2. Capella University
    Hey everyone! I'm considering returning to school to obtain my PhD. I really want it in nursing education. Capella seems like a good choice. Does anyone have any experience with Capella? ...
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  3. San Jacinto College LVN Spring 2013 Admission
    Actually north campus only has a LVN program, not a transitional. To answer your last question, they accept so many applicants for example 60. If 60 people made 90+ then the cut off is 90. If 60...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Preceptors for MSN online Educators
    I just graduated with my MSN. I work for a college and it took my boss and I to find someone to precept me. It was not easy. Most hospitals/ colleges just told me no. I honestly thought I would not...
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. For full time faculty...
    I am contracted for 35 hours and any "overload" time must be added to that. I usually spend 35+ hours on campus, but the vast majority of that is in the classroom teaching. I do some grading/ prep at...
    Jan 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. What career did you have before nursing?
    I become a RN at 22. During school I was a babysitter, worked at Macy's and at one point filled medical records.
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. How much experience makes a good instructor?
    I started teaching with a little over 3 years of experience. I teach practical/ vocational nursing, which is different than ADNs. I have had no problem teaching the first semester students including...
    Dec 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Big kudos to allnurses.com!!!
    I agree. I LOVE allnurses.com!!!!
    Dec 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. What would you want?
    Thanks everyone for your good ideas. I like the massage certificate...for myself! :D No, I don't think I will give any students any phone numbers for other students no matter how cute.;)
    Nov 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. RN to Nurse Educator
    I can teach with my BSN while working on my MSN. So for that reason I am glad I got my BSN. I wish you the best of luck in your future!
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. What would you want?
    We will be having a new student orientation :nurse: soon at my college. During the process, we have drawings. We always give away a textbook or study aid, but what would be something you would want...
    Nov 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. clinical experience to be a Nurse Educator
    In my state, you have to have at least 3 years of clinical experience. However, there is no one setting that is best. I would pick a specialty that you enjoy and later look for a teaching position...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. Msn education classes and working?
    I will hopefully graduate from my MSN program in the spring (2012). I have been going to school and working both on a full-time basis. It can be stressful and difficult, but in my opinion it is...
    Nov 21, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. going to apply to san jac south lvn program
    Can I ask who your teacher is? You can send me a private message if you don't want to post on here. I suggest you read the chapters and play attention to boxes and charts. Good Luck on Wednesday!!! :)
    Sep 17, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Not invited back to teach-are student evals given too much weight?
    Well, I for one am thankful that my school does not take my student's evaluations that seriously. I feel horrible for your friend. Most of the time, the students who respond to the evaluations are...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. trying to get accepted into the LVN at San Jac
    I am going to guess and say that the HESI score was the issue. The higher the better, of course.
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. going to apply to san jac south lvn program
    No, you do not disect anything in the VNSG A & P class. 99% of the time, the classes really do last the entire time. It is a lot of information that has to be covered. Hope that helps answer some...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. 1-1 ratio for nurses
    A lot of places L & D is 1:1 once they are in active labor.
    May 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Dislike science but love nursing?
    Hey that sounds like me! I hated science. In fact I took physics (still considered science) just so I could avoid taking A & P. Chemistry was okay, still not may favorite subject. Math, English,&...
    May 8, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  20. San Jacinto South LVN Acceptance
    You may wish to consider that north classes are evening classes this summer.
    Apr 11, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  21. San Jacinto South LVN Acceptance
    Congrats!!! North hasn't made any decisions yet on who will get in the summer program.
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  22. UNA- MSN program
    Has anyone graduated from the MSN program at UNA? I am curious to know what the clinicals or capstone project is like.:confused: Thanks for your help!
    Apr 4, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  23. Students having your contact info...
    I know this thread is old, but I give my students a google voice number. It rings to my phone, but is not that hard to change numbers.
    Feb 9, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. Bevill State Nursing Program... food for thought
    I'm not in anyway saying Bevill is perfect. It is not and they could be more organized. But it is wrong to assume this is ALL the schools fault. Do you know how precetorship works? The HOSPITAL...
    Jan 21, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing
  25. Bevill State Nursing Program... food for thought
    You can't blame this all on the school. The hospitals may also be at fault. That was the case with on of my classmates. Yes I am a bevill graduate. It has its issues but is a great school!
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: Alabama Nursing


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