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  1. Hesi Exit Test
    I do not like the HESI exams other than to be used at the end of a semester course for remediation. I questioned their statistics because the majority of the students failed their HESI exams (course...
    Oct 24, '07
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  2. RNs in Joplin/ Springfield Mo area / Agencies
    I totally agree with you, Amy in regard to your comment about Crown Nursing. Don't try to verify your employment with them either because they have lost your employee record.
    Oct 24, '07
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  3. Teaching professionalism?
    I agree with you, llg. I would never make such an assignment, but if the students are upset about it--it does need to be addressed. Like I said, postconference is also a debriefing. Often times,...
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. Teaching professionalism?
    Cholli, Those are terrific ideas for a postconference and I will remember it. In my clinical postconferences, we have always discussed professionalism because it is a debriefing time as well. ...
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. Help!!!  Schools Owner and my new LPN program
    Hello Spyder, That is precisely the problem, the owner knows that you put so much into writing that proposal and curriculum that he doubts you will walk away. When you do get students, it will be...
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. Determining faculty clinical competence
    Hi llg, I was wondering if the hospital director has spoken to the director for the college about these issues? There may be much more to the story than you are all aware of--I do agree with the...
    Mar 16, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Determining faculty clinical competence
    llg and Vicky, I agree with all of Vicky's suggestions. I also know that a thorough agency orientation is necessary and if the agency doesn't provide it, this becomes the responsibility of the...
    Mar 15, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Determining faculty clinical competence
    Hey Vicky, I was worried that you would take offense to my post and I am happy that you did not...afterall, we are both educators and employed in the same state. I do know that what llg is saying...
    Mar 14, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. Determining faculty clinical competence
    llg, I do understand your concerns and they are valid. This is where I believe nursing education and practice need to come together. We all know that the real problem with the nursing shortage...
    Mar 13, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. Determining faculty clinical competence
    I agree with this idea, llg, but I think many educators would take offense to it. Of course, if they did react that way, this would be a grave concern too. The problem is: many of the instructors...
    Mar 9, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. LPN Program in Illinois
    Hi Peg, I think you will do very well in this position and I wish you nothing short of success! I was referring to whether or not the college had the money for the start up. My wage wasn't bad...
    Mar 9, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. LPN Program in Illinois
    Hi Spyder, Congratulations on getting your proposal approved! Wow, what an accomplishment. I did not do that part, but took over before the students arrived. It was an ADN program-two branches,...
    Mar 9, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. Veterans who have become Nurse Educators
    I was curious if there are any nurse educators out there who also served in the US Army Nurse Corps? I was on active duty from 84-87, then served in the reserves for eight years. For me, it was the...
    Dec 24, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. 3 yr ADN ?
    Hi Vicky, I have not heard it called a 3 year ADN program, but I have seen many ADN programs with a three year curriculum. Many request or encourage the applicant to take as many general...
    Dec 24, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. PhD Nurses
    llg, Written and explained perfectly. I enjoyed this post, thank you! Barbara
    Dec 24, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. Care Plan book
    Marjory Gordon's 11 Functional Health Patterns is one of my favorites and I do believe in her conceptual model. The ISBN for this pocket book is: 139780323019781 It is her tenth edition. I...
    Dec 24, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. Best route to become a professor
    Yes, the DNP is a clinical route, but I don't know that much about it as I believe it is new. My graduate program's curriculum prepared everyone as a CNS and then, we chose another track. I was...
    Dec 24, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Best route to become a professor
    Scribblern, It is my understanding that if you want to obtain a clinical degree, the EdD is the best route. For me, I want a pure education degree because I know what the nursing degrees are all...
    Dec 22, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. Pharmacology info
    I think when they have to write their own med cards, they learn them better. I asked that they categorize them by classification in an index box. It is a lot of work for them, but they seem to...
    Dec 9, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. Tips for New Nurse Educators
    I wanted to recommend a text ISBN 13: 9780803614024, Career Success Strategies for Nurse Educators. It is a superb discussion of the faculty member's role in academia. One of those books that you...
    Dec 9, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  21. PLEASE HELP ASAP!! Ratio and Percentage
    kukukajoo, I hope you have some good news about your twins' father's condition? Let me know. I have all of you in my prayers. Barbara
    Dec 4, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Any PhD Students Out There?
    Hi Janey, I am a doctoral student and this is my advice: I do not think that one should go directly from the MSN, regardless of the avenue of online or not being online coursework, to the PhD. ...
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  23. PLEASE HELP ASAP!! Ratio and Percentage
    Hello Kukukajoo, I can totally relate to what you are saying here. Nursing school is hard enough when one does not have personal issues or tragedies going on and many do quit and come back later,...
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Teaching Evaluation Tool
    I realize that this is an older post, but wanted to share something here. While in my graduate program for my MSN, I wanted to do research on instrument development. I can say that I was...
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Best route to become a professor
    Hi again, Trauma, Yes, I do think you have a very valid response here. I can say that I have hired FNP's who are excellent educators and they did not have any educator experience or nursing...
    Dec 3, '06
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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