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  1. Do you call your teachers by their 1st names?
    You know, manys of us nursing students are exactly the young, doe-eyed whipper snappers some may be visualizing in their heads, lol! For many of us, we are in the late 20 to 30's, 40's and beyond. ...
    Oct 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Do you call your teachers by their 1st names?
    I find it interesting that some are bringing up the decline in manners and respect in "kids nowadays". Really, each generation has said this about the ones that have come after, this is not a new...
    Oct 9, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Help with Major CNA Problems
    I was thinking about this problem. When approaching upper management, would it help to point out that if they can afford to pay, say, 20 CNA's who only work at 50% capacity minimum wage, could they...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. IHC RN New Grad Base pay?
    No it's definately not but right now I bet most new grads are just happy to be working if they've been hired. May be a long while for we see any significant pay increases me thinks.
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  5. Any updates on hiring climate in UT and SL county?
    Thanks for the responses! Doesn't sound like things are improving at all just yet. I just accepted a position today as a PCA so hopefully that will help me when I graduate. If nothing else I...
    Sep 22, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  6. Do you call your teachers by their 1st names?
    We address all instructors by their first name. It is what they prefer and are comfortable with. Even when one instructor is refering to another, s/he will use first names as well. I am...
    Sep 21, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Mountainland Applied Technology College
    I don't know much about the MATC LPN program, but I do know that (at least 2 years ago) each semester UVU allows 5 students graduating from their program to enter into their BSN program as a 3rd...
    Sep 19, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  8. Opportunity as a Nurse Anesthetist in Utah?
    From what I have gathered from previous posts and word of mouth is that pay for CRNA's is less in Utah, but then again, many professions are that way. I haven't heard that IHC is agaisnt using them,...
    Aug 31, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  9. How difficult to get into Franciscan Skemp/ UW Lacrosse Anesthesia Program?
    Thank you for the info! At least it's good to know that it's probably no more difficult than other programs, lol!
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. Any updates on hiring climate in UT and SL county?
    Just curious if anyone has any new updates on what the hiring situation is for new grads lately in Utah or Salt Lake county? I won't graduate till next May, but it would nice to know what's going on...
    Aug 24, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  11. Do you think you'll/have you put on weight in NS?
    As others have said, it's my budget that seems to determine my weight more than anything. When times are good, I can justify going out to eat with the hubby for much needed alone time away from the...
    Aug 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Flexible RN programs?
    As already mentioned, even if the classes are held at nights or weekends, the clinicals may not be. I am in a program right now and have two children who go to daycare while I am in class. I could...
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  13. Relocating to Utah
    It evens out, cost of living in UT is generally lower than in CA and OR
    Aug 3, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  14. FNP, ACNP, CRNA What is everyones opinion?
    I think you concerns are valid and wish I had some adivice or info to offer. I'm still in nursing school, but an advanced degree has always been in the picture for me and I have wondered about some...
    Jun 29, '10
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  15. Do you donate blood?
    I've donated blood a few times in my life. I've also done the plasma thing as well when I needed the cash, and as others have said, you can't do both. Hopefully I'm at a point in my life where I...
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Private colleges worth the money?
    With that kind of tuition, my guess is you are looking at Utah Career College? Last I heard that was approx the amount of their nursing program, but I'm not sure about the cost for others like provo...
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  17. Help! I quit nursing school and I might want to go back.
    Definately take some time and research a variety of schools and then apply to the ones that sound the most promising for your situation. As explained, don't rely on NCLEX pass rate. If anything, I...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. How many of your schools require a pharmacology class?
    I'm in a BSN program and we took pharm first semester. There's no way you can get out of nursing school and pass the nclex without pharmacology knowledge. My guess is that for schools that don't...
    Apr 27, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. UVU rn to bsn program
    As far as I know, there is no interview process and an essay is not required. You will need to send in 2 letters of reference (nursing supervisors or previous nursing instructors from your ASN...
    Apr 24, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  20. UVU rn to bsn program
    I am at UVU, but only in the second semester of the BSN program. From what I can tell from the website, you will need to complete a total of 40 upper division general education credits for the bach...
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: Utah Nursing
  21. Attrition rate
    For those who are in programs with 50%+ attrition rates, would they care to share any info on the schools themselves? Such as requirements for acceptance, how competitive it is, community college...
    Apr 23, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Do you think the job market for nurses will improve by the time you graduate?
    I am in a program currently where I can graduate with my ADN in May 2011, or wait till May 2012 and graduate with my BSN. Ideally, i've planned from the beginning to stay in through the BSN, and...
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. What backpack do you have?
    I have the same Jansport backpack that I have used since I was in highschool almost 10 years ago. it is in GREAT condition, held up sooo well. I have tried buying new, cheaper backpacks through out...
    Mar 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. waiting list...truth or rumor
    Yup, it just depends on the school. The one that I was considering strictly worked on a first come, first serve basis. As long as you completed all the necessary requirements, you were literally...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Need advice: Bills and nursing school!
    I think your relationship with your boyfriend will have a much better chance of surviving if you stay with your parents until you are done with school. Moving in with someone can add a whole new...
    Feb 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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