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  1. One Year Later.....
    I guess that is what my real issue is... What to expect. Here in my small area there is a HUGE difference between LPN and RN. I actually went on an interview in a clinic and when I asked what made...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. One Year Later.....
    Thanks. You may be right. I had not really ever intended on going back for RN but circumstances being what they were at the time it was best for me to do this. And like I said I am glad I did now. ...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  3. One Year Later.....
    I became an LPN in 1998. Just one year ago I graduated Excelsior and passed my NCLEX. This should be a great thing and open many doors and opportunities. But I am finding myself stuck in a rut and...
    Oct 16
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  4. Advice needed!
    I am a long time LPN with many years experience in the clinic setting. I have gone back and now have my RN and am about to go to work in a hospital setting on a med-surg floor. What are some things...
    Jul 2
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. CPNE Workshop by Sheri
    April 19-21 I am really nervous but excited at the same time. Can not believe I am to this stage. When do you go?
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  6. LS3
    LS3
    I take the same one on the same day. It is my last one before FCCA and CPNE. I hope I am ready this time. I have not had good luck with this one before. Then I will also have fallen into the new...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. CPNE Workshop by Sheri
    Anyone that has taken the CPNE Workshop by Sheri Taylor in Atlanta PLEASE let me know what I need to take with me. I know the wound, NSG DX book, and EC CPNE Guide. Is there anything else I should...
    Apr 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. denial to reapply to take the test
    Over the past 18 months I have taken MANY exams at Pearson testing center. They are VERY thorough. They even check for visible tattoos (yes someone actually had answers permanently inked onto their...
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. New nurse miserable at new job
    First of all BREATHE! It is ok to be freaked out especially at your first job. Now, understand this, at any job where you are the "new kid" you will have assignments that will be floating in...
    Jun 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Excelsior BSN, why so few people here enrolled?
    Maybe that is what they meant as an initial licensure but before instated with EC I called and spoke with someone over education at the BON and was old they accept the ASN but not the BSN from EC. I...
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. Excelsior BSN, why so few people here enrolled?
    My state BON does not accept the EC BSN program. They do accept the ASN which makes no sense if they accept one why not the other? So that is the reason I will not be moving forward with them after...
    Jun 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  12. What are distance learning students doing this week?  June 6th
    I am getting back up on my proverbial horse and at the studying again after a miserable fail on LS1. Going to go on to Health Differences while I wait to retake. On Wednesday I felt like I was...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Info to become a CNA
    Here in SE Arkansas we have nursing homes that will provide CNA training for free if you will agree to work for them for a period of time. Check with local hospitals or with local nursing homes. ...
    Jun 6, '11
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  14. excelsior college exams lpns are exempted from.
    As of 1/1/2011 if you have been an LPN for more than 5 years you are not exemp from the health differences exam anymore IF you enrolled after this date. If you were an enrolled EC student you may...
    Jun 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  15. Excelsior College
    I have completed all needed general ed exams and 4 of the nursing ones. I have 4 to go before I am FCCA and CPNE eligable! :yeah: It is tough at times to stay motivated but it is very do-able!...
    Jun 3, '11
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  16. LS1
    LS1
    Today I took, and failed miserably:crying2:, LS1. I know I am not the first (or last) to fail an exam but this has hit me like a ton of bricks. When taking the exam, I felt like I knew the...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. Orthopedics Center for Excellence
    Our ortho unit implemented this about a year ago but being a regional hospital in a rural area we were not able to utilize it the way it was intended. Just Joints is the name of ours but it has...
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  18. Excelsior College
    I am from Southeast AR and am doing the EC program. Just finished my Gen Ed requirements and am starting now the nursing theory exams. I am an LPN for an Ortho Surgeons clinic. LOVE my job but my doc...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: Arkansas Nursing
  19. Ortho office?
    I am an LPN and work in a very busy orhto clinic. We have 3 surgeons and 2 have LPNs as their nurses and one has a medical assistant as their main helper. We do everything from phone calls,...
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: Orthopaedic Nursing
  20. Nursing Drug Book 2011
    I am trying to decide on a nursing drug book 2011 edition. As a student (or even a working nurse) which one do you recommend? Too many to choose from! I want one that is easy to navigate and easy...
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. The College Network - Legit or Scam?
    I by no means meant to suggest that the college network was a university or college but rather to say that no matter what path you take, be it Excelsior, Phoenix ect... check with your state board. ...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. Lisa Arend's study guides fro EC
    I know I am probably repeating old posts but I am having trouble finding any recent info on LisaArend's study guides from ebay for EC exams. I am stuck in a micro slump finding that the info is...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. The College Network - Legit or Scam?
    Not having used TCN I have no personal knowledge but as an LPN for 13 years I do trust my state (AR) board when they say that they do not accept any student that has used The College Network for...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. Are excelsior books hard 2 find online??
    I have found all required text books on amazon.com and to make sure I got the correct edition I would copy the ISBN# from the excelsior book store web site and paste it into the search on amazon and...
    Oct 23, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. EC Information Literacy course ques.
    From all info I know you have to do this thru EC. And it is not a difficult course at all. Most people have completed it in an afternoon. It is a required course for EC Distance learning students.
    Oct 5, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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