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  1. Need advice for LPN grad
    Ok. When I click on General Nurses, nothing on the links that I clicked on indicated that this was in Canada whatsoever. In fact the second link that I clicked on wast the OP's title post....still...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. WHY do I need a BSN?
    As a hospital LPN, I actually worked with a nurse who had just returned to nursing after 30 years of non-practice. Her husband lost his job with Delta Airlines in 2008 and she was forced to dust off...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. Lost ID now and Nclex in a week.
    Perhaps the OP is confusing the METHOD OF PAYMENT for the exam with the required ID to actually sit for the exam?:down: A debit or credit card is used for that purpose and I believe that is where...
    Mar 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Need advice for LPN grad
    Tough it out until you get that year under your belt. Going into the hospital would require you to endure on the job training, anyway. As a new grad, if you're fortunate enough to get a hospital job...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Which drugs are you required to count?
    At one of my PRN jobs, we count ALL narcotics, ALL pain relievers except Tylenol, ALL oral antibiotics, Benadryl, and Pepcid. The soda and disposable linen savers are kept under lock and key in the...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  6. To BSN or not...
    Well, what I get from your post is that you are definitely heading SOMEwhere, just not sure of the destination yet. I'm pursuing the BSN as a personal goal (not mandatory by my facilities yet) and...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. becoming an rn
    I travel 3 1/2 hours one way to work a 12+hour night shift. As a nurse, thirty minutes doesn't last NEARLY as long as it used to...not in med/surg anyway. Being raised in a rural environment, I've...
    Mar 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. I'm done...
    I work two 12-hour shifts per week and I split those two up......canNOT bring myself to go in any more than that, AND I keep watching my phone as I head out the door to see if I may have missed a...
    Mar 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Excelsior "Classes"
    If I recall correctly, you will need to know some common treatments for the chronic illnesses. But that information should be found within your studies. You may be required to select correct peak...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  10. LPNs who went through excelsior
    At the time of my CPNE, I had been an LPN for 24 years. The only way my LPN contributed to my CPNE experience is that as a med-surg LPN, I was comfortable with people looking over my shoulders...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  11. Do you ever feel like we are contributing to the creation of addicts
    Interesting that you should bring up this topic. I tried to educate a patient about the uses, indications, and side effects of narcotics a few months ago and was politely reassigned to another...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. WHY do I need a BSN?
    Actually, in my neck of the woods, some of the nearby facilities did start picking on the LPNs. I work at a facility now where there are only 3 LPNs left and if they don't produce an RN license by...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Math Credit for Excelsior Nursing Program
    This is what I've heard from some of my classmates. I have no experience with it whatsoever. I took College Algebra through Chamberlain/DeVry. Check with your advisor for an approved list of options....
    Mar 15
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  14. what is the best option
    The first order of business would be to choose a college or university, contact the admissions advisor, and they can further guide you as to what credits and/or courses you have that would transfer,...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  15. Suggestions for Activities/Activity Room for Patients
    Those are all great suggestions. However, I don't think it will be long before visitors take over that room as well and need the nurse to make sure the coffee maker remains full, styrofoam cups are...
    Mar 11
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  16. March 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    "Look Mom! No (second) hands!!!"
    Mar 10
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  17. New Excelsior student, about to sign up for A&P, what to expect.
    If you look on the EC bookstore page, you will find all of the recommended textbooks per course or exam once you select the course/exam title. Here is the ISBN taken from the bookstore for the A&P...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. Nursing students sue Excelsior College
    Absolutely!!! As an example, I think that writing requirement is UTTERLY RIDICULOUS, especially if one already holds previous degrees in other fields OR if one has proven the ability to write...
    Mar 1
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  19. Nursing students sue Excelsior College
    . I agree...it IS sad. The CPNE was not a last minute thing. It had been the talk of the town lonnnnnnnggggg before I applied, so they can't say that didn't know about it. I had been out of school...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  20. Nursing students sue Excelsior College
    When I enrolled, I had to sign a document specifically to the issues with the state of Georgia. I was aware of the CPNE and the continuation fee. My biggest concern was whether or not I was gonna...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  21. Repro
    :D:D:D:uhoh3::D
    Feb 24
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  22. What does your username mean?
    Take a wild guess! :bookworm::D
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  23. RN to BSN online with Excelsior or Chamberlain?
    Hi! I'm completing my BSN with Excelsior College. The program is very doable and I believe ANYONE would enjoy it and be successful with it...the course instructors are very helpful with the...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  24. RN to BSN online with Excelsior or Chamberlain?
    Each one has its pros and cons. I started out with Chamberlain, because they did not have a writing requirement that had to be completed. I returned to EC when Chamberlain would not accept my...
    Feb 23
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  25. PLEASE don't use photos as avatars!
    You mean to tell me that this isn't really me that I see???:woot:
    Feb 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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