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  1. Is anyone taking the online courses?
    Where do I find this course?
    Oct 6, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. Hired!!!! Looking for some advice from the pros
    I have been a nurse since 2005 and I worked 9 years in one LTC facility. I started out as a CNA their also. Some days you will wanna just run out and quit, but don't. These people need you. Yes they...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Is anyone taking the online courses?
    I can't pass the English comp exam for the life of me. I have failed it twice and I don't want to do the exam again. Is this 6 credit class offered online also?
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  4. Need a pick me up! Or just tell me its going to be okay!!
    It gets better! Trust me, I've been an LPN in LTC for 10 years. You will soon have a routine and you will actually have time to do other stuff in between med passes. It is very overwhelming at first,...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Is there any way possible to improve your excelsior GPA?
    I know how you feel. I graduated with a 4.0 with my LPN and now I am barely at a 2.0 through excelsior. If you want to risk retaking the exams to see if you do better that would be the only way...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  6. Need info and opinions please!!
    what did you use to study? I ordered a study book off ebay that is suppose to have everything in it to pass the exam. So we will see!
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Need info and opinions please!!
    So has anyone taken the 3 credit UExel college writing exam? Please, any info would be helpful for me. Also anyone take the Ethics in America DANTES exam? Opinions and thoughts welcome!
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. Stressed and worried
    So I just failed English Comp for the second time and I think I will be on Academic probation now. I don't understand, I got straight A's in LPN school and now I am struggling to get a 2.0 in this...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  9. Any advice? New Nurse-first job in ltc
    The best advice that I can give, is to learn to say NO. So many managers take advantage of new nurses and push them over the limit with hours worked. I have seen it time and time again. After I told...
    Apr 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Losing respect for nursing students
    I have been a nurse since 2005, but unfortunately when I was in school, when it came time to do clinicals, it seemed like most of the "old school nurses" that I had training me, acted like I was...
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Got my CPNE date today! Gulp!
    Beginning of February
    Mar 29, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. Got my CPNE date today! Gulp!
    Well I got my CPNE date today. I will be testing July 19-21 at St. Mary's Hospital in Madison, WI. Anyone else testing that date/place? I am also scheduled to retake my English Comp exam April 13....
    Mar 28, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. Applied and paid for CPNE today!!!
    Thank you so much for the info! My nerves tend to overrule me sometimes so I need to just remember to focus. I am going to do the online workshop. I won't be able to go to an actual workshop so the...
    Feb 2, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  14. Applied and paid for CPNE today!!!
    Well with a very shaky hand, I submitted my CPNE application! I am hoping to test around June in Madison. Not sure where to start, but I will figure it out. Have most of the supplies to set up my...
    Feb 1, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. Bending and Breaking the Rules in Nursing
    I have done this several times. It is a totally awesome feeling to see those residents eyes light up over an egg sandwich, cheesburger, chocolate cake ect.
    Jan 31, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. CPNE in Wisconsin last weekend
    Which hospital was it? I live in Wisconsin so I am planning on a Madison site. Thanks!
    Dec 1, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. What is your current LPN salary
    I work for Mayo Clinic Health System in Wisconsin $17.05 base rate plus $3.00 shift differential for 2nd shift and $4.00 more for nights Long term care. Been there almost 9 years. Full benefits.
    Sep 11, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  18. Some Information
    I've been doing the program since 2009. I had to do ALL the gen eds plus all the nurses classes. A total of like 16 classes. I have failed 3 exams but passed 2 of them the 2nd try. I have to retake...
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  19. CPNE Study guide...
    so i just spent $40 in ink about a month ago to print the 18th edition study guide that they sent me. Is this edition no good now? I'm already half way through reading it also. I'm planning on...
    Aug 23, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. cpne: St mary
    i live in wisconsin so that is where i am going to go. Heard a lot of good things about that site!
    Aug 14, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. cpne: St mary
    madison, wisconsin.
    Aug 13, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. Am I asking for too much
    I am a nurse in LTC and you have every right to feel how you feel. I would be upset too. There is no reason for how you or your family member were treated. We are here to serve the resident and their...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. CPNE
    Just printed out my 567 page study guide for the CPNE. Holy overwhelmed! Don't even know where to start!
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. NEED HELP! The college network a scam? Does Excelsior College work?!
    Motivation is the hardest part. Basing your whole grade on one test score is also intimidating, but it can be done. I've been working on my RN degree for 3 years, one class at a time, I had like 17...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  25. Info needed on EC's A&P test please...
    I would find a used version of the recommended text. I got one for about $25. It was like 1100 pages and I read it front to back. It was nice because it had alot of pictures to help visualize things...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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