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  1. New RN Needing Advice!!!
    Thanks for your response.
    May 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  2. New grad, first job in transitional care unit, planning to transfer. Advice please!
    What is the typical nurse-to-patient ration in a TCU? I have a job interview in a TCU coming soon.
    May 2
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. New RN Needing Advice!!!
    Here are some points I forgot to mention to complete this post: I wanted to add that I was on my own after a week and a half of training. Toward my last days there, I ended up crying when I was...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. New RN Needing Advice!!!
    I spent three months working in a LTCF. I did not apply for the position. They found my resume on the web and I accepted an interview and took the job since some experience is better than none. I...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  5. Opportunities After Nursing Home Employment
    Thanks so much for your comment. It should not have taken me so long to reply to you. However, I have been working at a SNF for 1 month now. I am called an RN Supervisor but, I only supervise aides....
    Jan 4
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Opportunities After Nursing Home Employment
    Good day everyone! I am proud to say that I passed my NCLEX on the first attempt in September. I have been applying to hospitals and I know it takes time but, I have a future interview in a...
    Nov 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  7. Anyone getting the Tuition Forgiveness @ UPMC Shadyside??
    I was frowning on the tuition foregiveness program at first. Now I am wondering if I will be able to get entry-level experience as a nurse without it. I find that this city can be a bit...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. UPMC Shadyside School of Nursing '09'
    If I could have done everything over again I would NEVER have chosen to come to Shadyside. I don't like it at all. I am not impressed with anything else but the location. They have been implementing...
    Mar 27, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. PBL curriculum
    Well, my diploma school is incorporating PBL plus peer evaluations that will affect the grade! I am really wishing I went to another school.
    Mar 21, '11
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  10. How to Survive (and Thrive) in Nursing School
    Thanks for the pointers everyone! That makes me feel better. Three more exams to go! On to another subject. Would working at a MedExpress be a great way to start off as a nurse? Is there an...
    Mar 3, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. How to Survive (and Thrive) in Nursing School
    Hello there, I am happy to read your message. However, I have a different issue. I got my non-nursing courses out of the way. I got into Phi Theta Kappa and had good grades. I applied to the...
    Feb 24, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Magnet Status
    Thanks for your copmments everyone, my discussion is tomorrow after my exam in Legal Aspects of Nursing-hope it goes well.
    Oct 26, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  13. Magnet Status
    Since you are in a Magnet hospital can you tell me if there are also any cons to it? I have to give a presentation in a round table discussion on Magnet status, pros and cons, etc. in order to teach...
    Oct 23, '10
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. PSB-RN EXAM:
    Well, I did get accepted into Shadyside and attended the information session on Wed. this week. I am not sure if it is wise to leave blank questions if you run out of time. I guessed what I could and...
    Jun 11, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  15. Fall 2010 applicants for ccac
    Thanks!
    May 30, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  16. Fall 2010 applicants for ccac
    :anpom:I also would like to congratulate everyone who got accepted into CCAC's nursing program. I got accepted to North and tried for Shadyside. I succeeded the pre-entrance exam for Shadyside. Got...
    May 29, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  17. UPMC Shadyside 2010 hopefuls
    I just got my acceptance letter this morning. Hip Hip Hooray!!!!!!!!!:yeah: Now, I need to think over this tuition forgiveness business. Seems pretty stiff. Do you think it's worth it?
    May 26, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. UPMC Shadyside 2010 hopefuls
    When did you receive you acceptance letter and when was your application completed? Natalie told me that they would re-begin the admissions at the end of last week. By Tuesday (last week) everything...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. UPMC Shadyside 2010 hopefuls
    Thanks. They have my CCAC transcripts so, I am waiting, hoping for an acceptance letter. Everything else is in.
    May 18, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  20. UPMC Shadyside 2010 hopefuls
    I just got the result for the retake of my math on the PSB and I passed with an 80%. Hallelujah!!!!!!!!!! Now, I need to hurry up and get my essay done and get everything together. I don't want to...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  21. Fall 2010 applicants for ccac
    I did too! I was accepted to North.:rotfl::dncgbby:
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  22. Fall 2010 applicants for ccac
    I don't know but, if you applied to CCAC have you received an acceptance letter yet? I am getting news from a friend that letters have been recieved and I've got nothing yet. I was not excited...
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  23. Fall 2010 applicants for ccac
    Well, when I went to Chatham University, the man clearly told me that CCAC students must take 36 credits when they get their RN inspite of the higher theory than St. Margaret and Shadyside and that...
    Apr 28, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  24. Fall 2010 applicants for ccac
    Well, I didn't know anything about CCAC's program until I started taking higher sciences. I was informed that it's better to have an ADN rather than a diploma. I felt like I followed bad advise later...
    Apr 27, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  25. Fall 2010 applicants for ccac
    Well, I think that UPMC Shadyside and St. Margaret, including Mercy which is improving are known to make better nurses. I have received complaints from graduates of CCAC. St. Margaret and Shadyside...
    Apr 26, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing


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