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  1. Local hospital now says "BSN or MSN preferred" for all bedside positions?!
    Every BSN beside nurse I have spoken to states they don't use the knowledge gained from upper level nursing subjects in the workplace. Their practice is the same as an ADN. 1. Why are hospitals...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. Is the RN--->BSN push a clever way to get older nurses out of the way
    You took the words out of my mouth. An HR recruiter shared with me they favor applicants who did a 4 year BSN program vs an ADN-BSN because of 'professionalism'.
    Apr 12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Is this even legal??
    I went to Hunter but not for nursing. You will find inside the classroom the academics are great. Dealing with anything else is a pain. It even frustrates the professors at times. Keep telling...
    Apr 4
    Forum: New York Nursing
  4. Advanced Nursing Lacking "Medical Science"
    For all those who want that extra science knowledge that medical students are exposed to (notice I didn't say 'taught') . Nothing is stopping you from learning the material yourself. Go buy used...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  5. What's REALLY with the hospitals using Magnet as a cover for wanting BSN only nurses?
    Laziness! BSN is an easy way to thin the herd.
    Mar 30
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. Is this even legal??
    I take it they contacted you after you submitted you deposit. If so this is wrong. An apology just won't cut it! You might have made some serious decisions based on this acceptance like quitting...
    Mar 30
    Forum: New York Nursing
  7. New grad nurses are being allowed to rot: A reflection
    Just got back from a job fair for military veterans today. A few hospitals were exhibiting so I decided to go. It's really cold out there for new ADN nurses! Nothing we don't already know but...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  8. PhD or EdD?
    Also PhD programs are focused on training theoretical researchers. EdD usually for training practical researchers.
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. PhD or EdD?
    I know this is an old thread. I was enrolled in an EdD program once. At the Doctorate level of education you are really learning to be a knowledge generator rather than a consumer through an...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. Why your local physician group is wary of hiring a new graduate nurse practitioner
    Chill Nurse I respect you opinions but have to rebut some of your assertions Contrary to popular belief in the nurse community, medical school is much more difficult than nursing school. It...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  11. FNP Education
    I would like to get your insights on why you feel that way. Just curious. I attended both myself. Each has it's advantages. I found the classroom academics equal. Public was cheaper but you had...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  12. Hunter RN-BSN program, admission denied
    Not to highjack your thread OP but this gets me angry. You're a RN (you said this May but that's close enough) and have a Bachelors degree in a related field that brings expertise to the profession...
    Mar 4
    Forum: New York Nursing
  13. FNP Education
    Hmm...I wouldn't apply that assumption to all for profit schools. The nursing programs must meet accreditation standards. Outside the nursing programs you may have point. I wouldn't rule out...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  14. FNP Education
    Have you thought about what type of position or setting you want to practice in? The answers might give insight to what school to attend.
    Mar 1
    Forum: Pre-Nurse Practitioner Inquiry
  15. Nurse Practitioner School vs Medical School
    The intensity level of college level academics is nothing close to medical school. I took medical school anatomy one summer and was hell!. Not that the material is of high level but the sheer mass...
    Feb 21
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  16. Expanding the Scope of APRN's Does Not Endanger Patients
    True on paper quantitatively, but is years of progressive experience/education or 1 year repeated many times. There is a difference.
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Getting into nursing education
    I would suggest conducting information interviews at institutions that interest you. Maybe shadow a few educators to see what type of environment is a good fit for you. The type of educator you...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Can't Keep Looking at the Bright Side (I just want to cry)
    Don't take the entrepreneur route off the table just yet. How far have looked into it? Are you just thinking about it or did you write business plan? You might be interested to know there are...
    Dec 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. BMCC Che 121 and Mat 104
    I used to tutor chem at BMCC many many years ago. Fractions, decimal, percents, and solving for unknown variables is as complicated it goes. I found most students didn't have problems crunching the...
    Dec 18, '13
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. Do you need all those degrees?
    I have no issue with those who want an education for personal enlightenment. That's their business. It makes them happy. Live and let live. I have an issue with organizations that require higher...
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  21. Do you need all those degrees?
    A former professor said to me "Some students go to college to get a college education. Others to get a college degree. There is a difference."
    Nov 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  22. New grad nurses are being allowed to rot: A reflection
    Relocating may help a few but not for the long term health of the nursing profession. I fear it will implode before then.
    Nov 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. New grad nurses are being allowed to rot: A reflection
    I'm not convinced of your hypothesis but I agree with your conclusion.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  24. Meet nursing managers or wait for HR?
    I suggest seeing if a former professor or classmate can arrange an introduction.
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. New grad nurses are being allowed to rot: A reflection
    Thank you for your comments. I understand the current economic climate but I'm concerned about the long term impact on the nursing profession. I really fear the consequences. Without a steady...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance