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  1. Anyone attending Kaplan or Walden University?
    Well I went to Walden - I was not denied by other schools as you suggested. I chose them. It worked with my full time teaching schedule. Now here is the difference. You are discussing an NP track- I...
    Sep 30
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. When being a patient...
    I don't usually tell anyone. I want to see how I am treated first. Unfortunately my hubby or family always outs me. I usually just laugh it off and say it's not my area of expertise so I defer. It...
    Sep 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Anyone attending Kaplan or Walden University?
    Consider this catching hell for your comments about Walden. FYI I was accepted to many school and CHOSE Walden. You don't go there to pass boards- you already had to have a minimum of an Associates...
    Aug 16
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Love to Teach - Masters?
    I did mine through walden. The practicum was not bad. They guide you through. You find a local preceptor - they will talk to the preceptor via phone- and you decide what you are going to do. Teach a...
    May 7
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. Max Salary for faculty in a private college
    Lol! That is funny nurse2003!
    Apr 29
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. I cannot ever seem to pass my NCLEX!!! No matter what I do and how hard I try!!
    Have you considered ATI virtual coach? I think it's about 275 but the find your weak areas and develop a specific remediation plan just for you. They give u one on one coaching and will tell you when...
    Apr 29
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Max Salary for faculty in a private college
    Wow... I need to move to Ca. We don't get paid near that much here in South Texas....
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Student uniforms
    Right now ours are white tops with maroon pants and white shoes. I dislike the white shoes personally but it's not that big of a deal. I was just wondering what the general consensus was from other...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. The infamous question..shoes??
    Have you tried Alegria shoes. I love mine! So comfy
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  10. Student uniforms
    We are thinking about changing our student uniforms - especially shoes. We have required white shoes for as long as I remember. It is getting very difficult to find solid white tennis shoes around...
    Apr 4
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Best assignment?
    I showed the movie a beautiful mind and we did nursing diagnosis and pathos. The for another day I showed clips from what about bob- it was fun and they learned. For my class on death and dying I...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. concerned soon to be educator
    CCRN I had a hard time letting go at first too. The first 2 years I taught full time I still work part time at the bedside too. I just felt stretched too thin. As my teaching career progressed, I...
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. concerned soon to be educator
    I have been teaching for 8 plus years. I do not work in the hospital as my full time teaching gig keeps me pretty busy. I think that I stay up to date. I do not think you have to work at the bedside...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Nursing Student needing to perfrom an interview on a nurse educator
    Ok that's great!
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. Nursing Student needing to perfrom an interview on a nurse educator
    If you still need someone to do this for you I will do it. You can email me at: sharicoc@yahoo.com
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Story of New job teaching at unaccredited LPN school-
    Oh. My. I have no other words
    Oct 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. What do you like most about being a nurse educator?
    I have been teaching for 8 years. I started out as an LVN instructor. Then I got my MSN in nursing ed and transferred to the ADN program. I love it. I love when the students "get it". I love when...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Clinical question
    The big issue we are having is census. I go the afternoon before to make assignment as that is what our school requires now. I always check with the charge nurse case mgr etc but we still show up...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. Clinical question
    Do any of your nursing programs still require students to go to clinical the day before to pick up their assignments - to gather patient data? With decreasing length of stays it seems we make...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. Excelsior Grads - Where are they now?
    So proud of all you graduates of EC! I went there back in 1992 when it was still Regents college. Graduated in 94 with Associates. Got MSN in 2011 Stick with it! Y'all can do this!
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. MSN Education is it worth it? or this concentration is more about your passion?
    I did my MSN with a specialization in education. I teach in an ADN program and I love it. Yes pay is less but I get two weeks off at Christmas, one week for spring break and one week at...
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  22. MSN as Nurse Educator or FNP?
    I too choose the MSN and am an educator. I am 53. I have had my MSN for 3 years. I thought about the fnp but truly love teaching. I didn't think I would get enough benefit from a doctorate. If you...
    Jul 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  23. triage style testing for lpn students
    It sounds very unfair to me. I have been teaching for 8 years and would not put a student in that no win scenario
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. Dilemma
    I started full time in a VN (PN) program. Taught for 6 years then went to a FT faculty position in an ADN program. Loved it!
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Love to Teach
    Come to Texas! Where I teach we desperately need faculty!
    Jun 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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