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  1. About West Coast University transfer..(how to)
    You sound like you have decent grades, for profit schools usually are easier to get into. Wcu is a really fast paced BSN program and I know you can transfer most credits there. I think they make you...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  2. ADN vs. BSN
    If it's only going to take 6 months more to get your BSN then I would get it!!!
    Jul 21
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. To transfer or not to transfer?
    I would go for it! If that's where you want to be, then by all means! Getting into a specialty like L & D is hard to do! Good luck
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is Bedside Nursing Really for me?
    Being a bedside nurse is a huge foundation for nursing. You will be more valuable the more bedside nursing you have in my opinion.
    Jul 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Getting rid of my nursing library at home
    I donated mine to the local library, it may help someone.
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    Even with over abundance of NPs in schools, not everyone will make it in the real world as a NP. Some good and bad APNs will come out of good or bad schools. Some will become teachers,...
    Jul 18
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  7. Sacrifices for Grad School
    OMG! Sacrificing is the name of the game! During grad school my life was in shambles! I'm glad I did it tho!
    Jul 16
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. Transport in the hospital.
    Working at a county hospital I have been overworked. Today I had to transport my own pt. On call to IR, transport one pt to X-ray, and then another to cardiac rehab. Later on that sane day I had to...
    Jul 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Top 5 Do's Top 5 Dont's
    Always check your tubing and iv sites for dates! Make sure they are not over 4 days pleAse change them! Don't be the nurse that walks all over the unit looking for a CNA to put on a bedpan! Do it...
    Jul 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. guidance to an lvn student
    I started with my LVN and now am a FNP, I did not get my DNP but it took me 8 years from point to point. I took very little time off in between school, mostly a year to get a feel for nursing first....
    Jul 11
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  11. ABC TV:NY Med shows ER nurse fired due to social media post
    I don't think she should have been fired. How did they find out it was her?
    Jul 8
    Forum: Nursing News
  12. A little concerned
    Oo wow! I wonder is the occult blood testing supplies where expired or maybe exposed to extreme heat or cold? I really hope there is no real blood in those products!!!!!! Ewwwwww
    Jul 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Dansko's?
    I got mine a size up, they fit loose but I feel like I have more room. I also want to tell you it takes about a month before you can break them in well.
    Jul 6
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  14. Why the NP degree will be the next MBA with 7 simple, quick reasons
    I believe both sides of the arguments are valid. I do find that nurses see much more how everything that doctors do affect the patient more than the actual doctor does. A doctor prescribes meds, the...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. New LVN program - Concorde
    From teaching a LVN program at a private school, I can tell you that it's pretty fast paced. Nursing school is what you put into it. Another thing is you will hear a lot of negativity about being...
    Jul 5
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  16. Considering leaving after only 4 months...
    Congrats! I would also stay at the first hospital per diem just for some extra cash! Good luck!
    Jun 27
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Open up....Spoonfed report
    What's so hard about looking in the chart and in the computer for impertinent information? I would really put my foot down on that! Working med/surg or tele, who has time for that?
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. The beauty of nursing : midweek camping, hiking, boating, skiing, no crowds!
    When you work 3 12s only, 12 hour shifts are great. It can get hairy when you add overtime, then it seems like all you do is work. I think there is a good life work balance with 12s if you manage...
    Jun 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Best way to explain why I quit my new job after one month
    I agree with above. I would start fresh as a new grad. It does not look good to leave a job after 1 month.
    Jun 22
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Problems nurses face that no other professions understand
    All those are accurate of floor nursing.
    Jun 19
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Why would nurses voluntarily sign up at for profit schools?
    So what if someone wants to pay for education? At least at a for profit school, they listen to your complaints unlike at a CC or UC ? Besides at the end of the day everyone, no matter what school has...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  22. I Need some kind of RN Career Counselor
    If i were you I would go into something that is less stressful. Infection control? Performance improvement? Staff development?
    Jun 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Online FNP.. How long? How much?
    Trust me, don't go through the fast paced program, it is too much information to learn in 18 months. Go slow and steady.
    Jun 13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  24. Online FNP.. How long? How much?
    Very true, profit schools have a lot of money to pay for good quality teachers, labs ect...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  25. FNP at Western University of Health Sciences
    Take it! Western is a great school! From what I know finding a preceptor is the norm. Good luck
    Jun 13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner