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  1. The private college cash grab
    Im only very infrequently on the any nursing forum. I dont have experience with other private colleges so I wouldn't know if students were getting passed along without putting in the effort. Ive...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. The private college cash grab
    Southwest Fl Tech Institute is one example of a school not teaching well. A pass rate of 33%
    Mar 2
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  3. The private college cash grab
    Many of the RN schools in Florida are very new. Even my former LPN instructors were unable to offer guidance regarding private colleges. The state keeps official pass rates for every nursing program....
    Mar 2
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. The private college cash grab
    I graduated from a public LPN program. No one failed the NCLEX. The public RN program has a nearly 100 percent pass rate. RN graduates are not being taught correctly for pass rates to be that low.
    Mar 1
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. The private college cash grab
    I was checking official nclex pass rates for all rn programs in the state for 2014. My school is maintaining 66 percent. Many others are @ 25 to 50 percent. Its down right fraudulent. I've just...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  6. The private college cash grab
    Due to the high rejection rates by public colleges for nursing, Florida has become inundated by private schools. They promise a competitive education to the public schools and a chance to be a...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. LPN/RN Bridge Programs
    With perhaps the exception of Kaiser or Galen, avoid the private colleges. I graduated from one. Half of all graduating classes including mine have failed nclex. Its a cash grab. You're cash for a...
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  8. I'm not flaky, lazy, or stupid...
    It wasn't until this year that I received my Dx, after graduating RN school. First in lpn then rn I was cornered or confronted by many of my teachers. I was skating along on my intelligence, not...
    Oct 1, '14
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  9. Help! ATI
    I'm not a fan of ATI. My school requires a huge amount of work besides exams and clinicals. ATI is mandatory but, it takes too much time away from studying for exams or working other projects.
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. New grad just hired- have to choose which unit I want
    I'd choose ortho
    Jan 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. Misdirected aggression
    Seems like its a socioeconomic problem. I am a little surprised that more nurses haven't encounter this. Looks like the answer is to move to an area of greater prosperity. Thank you everyone for your...
    Dec 25, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Misdirected aggression
    Lol @ fix up with a doctor. Other nurses I know locally are on the hunt for doctors too!
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Misdirected aggression
    I could use some over excitement for a change.
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Misdirected aggression
    No one tells me anything and that's why I wanted to ask on this board. It really gets old fast. Everyone around seems to think being a nurse = wealth. I'm sure not seeing wealth from being a nurse....
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Misdirected aggression
    When someone asks you what you do for a living, do you hesitate? I'm a nurse and an R.N. next year. It's gotten so I don't like to tell people that I'm a nurse. Instead of friendliness or even...
    Dec 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. new nurse, trouble already
    Thanks everyone. I appreciate the advice and support. Monday can't get here fast enough.
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  17. new nurse, trouble already
    I just wish this hadn't happened on the weekend. I can't get a consultation until Monday. I'm just in complete shock as I've only been a nurse a few months.
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  18. new nurse, trouble already
    I ended up at what unbeknownst to me was the worst ltc facility in my area. I'm now deep into a state investigation. I'm catching all the blame. I was informed that I've potentially violated two...
    Sep 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  19. Transfering credits to Excelsior?
    All my prerequisites transferred in. I've already paid the enrollment fee.
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. What is your current LPN salary
    $20 an hour, new grad ltc facility
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. Transfering credits to Excelsior?
    I transferred all of my credits from a local college. They looked up my LPN lic online. There's a 25 question new student quiz that's required. Information Literature I felt was worthless, at least...
    Jul 17, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. Hospitals around Sarasota?
    I much prefer smh to vrmc. Too many reasons to list. I'd go for smh.
    Jun 27, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  23. Hybrid nursing?
    I'm looking to exit ltc already. Its gotten so its nearly impossible to not make Med errors at my facility. I get 35pts in the worst states of their lives. Even experienced nurses are running over...
    Jun 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Hybrid nursing?
    I recently got my first job as a practical nurse in a ltc facility. In school they educated us primarily as acute care nurses. I'm going on to my r.n. degree but, this type of work at a ltc facility...
    Jun 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. What's the Job Market in Tampa for LPNs and RNs?
    Tampa is overrun with r.n. schools. Not the easiest place to get hired for that reason.
    Jun 7, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing


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