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  1. Spring 2014 Navarro College
    First year is in Corsicana. Second year is in Waxahachie. But test day is always at Corsicana campus.
    Aug 14
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. Navarro College Associates program
    Apply for financial aid. There are grants and scholarships available :) also, you can get student loans. Quite a few classmates have kids and work full time too while in school. It's definitely...
    Aug 14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Navarro College Associates program
    It's definitely competitive. It also depends on who else applies. It's hard to say what the "acceptance score" is... Because that is only determined after all applicants are entered into the...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  4. INTERVIEW WITH AN INFORMATICS NURSE . Chamberlain College of Nursing assignment
    Rose queen is right. You can't (and shouldn't) go to an online forum to "interview a nurse" you don't know who you're actually talking to. They may not even be a nurse!! Maybe you can call some...
    Aug 12
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  5. Navarro College Associates program
    Things to do: Microbiology, A&P I and II. Get good grades. These grades count as points towards admission. Take the TEAS test and do well, this also counts as points. Healthcare certification (cna,...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Navarro College Associates program
    Waxahachie has an LVN program. The sophomore ADN students attend lecture in waxahachie, but it's still the Corsicana program :) this year's selection has been made (Fall 2014) so you'll need to apply...
    Aug 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Hours?
    Since nurses are on the schedule 24 hours per day, it varies. The nursing homes I've been to, the RNs work 7-7 and 7-7.
    Aug 3
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Just curious..what color is your stethoscope?
    Littman cardiology III. black on black. Engraved with my name. If it were to grow legs, I'd find it.
    Jul 30
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. What does your username mean?
    Awesome :) I also have red hair and born in '84. So creative lol
    Jul 30
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  10. Pulling my hair out!
    UTA (University of Texas @ Arlington) has a great program I hear. I'm starting in November :) they are accredited, affordable, and 100% online. Check it out!
    Jul 27
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools & Colleges
  11. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    Graduated in early May. Passed NCLEX 28 days later and got offered first job exactly a month after that. Applied to over 100 different positions between April-July!!
    Jul 22
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. ACLS, how much prep for the class
    Oh- and look at the check offs in the back of the book. That's what you're tested on (practical) and there's a 50-60 multiple choice test portion as well.
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. ACLS, how much prep for the class
    I took it in March, it was fun! Don't really need to know heart blocks at all. Do NEED to know the algorithms, main drugs, and how to detect NSR, A-fib, V-fib, PEA, and Asystole on the monitor. I...
    Jul 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Offered job, later told it's not guaranteed
    I also wouldn't read into the "guaranteed" part either. Like others have said, background checks, credit checks, and reference checks must be successfully completed first. Even then, most states are...
    Jul 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  15. What is a "passing grade" for your nursing program?
    And level 2 on ATI tests, 100% on dosage calculation test each semester.
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. What is a "passing grade" for your nursing program?
    Our program required a 75% minimum average. Our grades were based solely on standardized exam grades. Our clinical components were graded as pass/fail.
    Jul 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Spring 2014 Navarro College
    I have 2 red size small and one size medium scrub top (landau scrub zone) the kind y'all have to wear... I'll sell them as a lot for $15 :) they show no signs of wear... Lemme know!
    Jul 3
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  18. Whooping cough redux; your story?
    And the cough in infants isn't the "whoop" sounding cough that you'd (well someone with no medical knowledge) know. It was like you said, a "strangled gasping sound". My son was coughing like that...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Have you ever puked/fainted/etc at work?
    Haven't landed a job yet... BUT I almost fainted- had to sit down ASAP in the OR a couple times (one was a knee arthroplasty and the other 2 were C-Sections) I've felt mighty queasy observing an...
    Jun 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Nursing Graduates
    If you JUST applied for nursing school, you will be taking the NCLEX when you graduate- the NCLEX replaces CRNE in January 2015.
    Jun 27
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  21. Whooping cough redux; your story?
    This happened to my son at 7 weeks old :( after 8 trips I he doctors office, a diagnoses of "reflux", then "asthma", then a "common cold".... I took him back every.single.day and had my concerns...
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. NCLEX in Canada
    How This Change Affects Applicants Who Have Written And Passed The NCLEX Dating Back To 1982: Effective Jan. 15, 2015*, applicants will not need to write the National Nursing Exam, as CRNBC will...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  23. Passed CRNE on 4th attempt
    The last writing of the Canadian Registered Nurse Exam is Oct. 1, 2014. The deadline for this exam is July 30, 2014. (Per CRNBC website)
    Jun 25
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  24. Spring 2014 Navarro College
    Walmart has petite/reg/tall black scrub pants. I think y'all still have to get the "true red" landau or scrub zone top, which Walmart doesn't sell. There's the medical supply store next to Cicis...
    Jun 19
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. Breast pumping in an ICU
    Unless you're talking about the ER nurse? If she needed to pump to feed her baby then let her. What's the big deal? President Obama signed the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on March 30, 2010. (See the...
    Jun 19
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing


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