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  1. CPNE Pass @ Chambersburg !!!
    You Go!!!!:laugh:
    Jun 8
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  2. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    OP, perhaps people who are obtaining degrees online in other professions are having difficulty finding jobs not because they got their degrees online, but because of what they have their degrees in?...
    Jun 8
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    You must have gone to a really great school! Sitting in lectures having (at my age) slides from an overhead projector read to me didn't really give me the impression that I was having a lot of...
    Jun 8
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    I have learned quite a bit. I have a firm understanding of what it takes to manage a business enterprise as well as the ins and outs of our health care delivery system, the various health care...
    Jun 7
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Oh, and I forgot to add: to imply (or say) that your schools were "real schools" because they were brick and mortar is an insult to anyone who has worked hard through an online or hybrid (online and...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  6. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Again, that was YOUR experience and this is YOUR opinion...it isn't right nor wrong, it just is. with that being said, the positive experiences and the breadth of knowledge learned in an online...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Oh, and BTW, I know someone who went to a "real" school for their MSN (FNP) and needed me to help them structure their paper for their capstone which passed first review - me with my degree from a...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. Online Rn to Bsn as schools as good as brick and mortar?
    Why are we arguing about different methods of learning? Everyone learns differently, and fortunately we are at a place in time that allows for different methods of learning. To assume that a degree...
    Jun 6
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. ADN's being pushed out
    What do you mean by that? I was clarifying the entrance requirements for the poster I previously quoted. After reading this entire thread, I have a few comments to post of my own: 1....
    Jun 2
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. ADN's being pushed out
    Yes, you do have to already have a clinical credential (LPN/LVN, Paramedic, Respiratory Therapist, Licensed Midwife) to get into Excelsior's program. A CNA does NOT qualify for their program, nor...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. What is a Calling to be a nurse?
    Maybe some think it's cheesy to call a profession a "calling" but for me nursing is a calling. I career changed into healthcare and I can honestly say that I feel I am finally moving in the right...
    Jun 2
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Has anyone gone to Excelsior College?
    To the poster EverstCalvin - Please...run from the publishing houses (The College Network aka TCN, Rue, Chancellors)! They are NOT affiliated with Excelsior. All they do is provide you with...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  13. What advice would you give to a new Student
    Don't do The College Network, Rue, or Chancellors. They are expensive and not affiliated with the school. These companies are only publishers who make study guides to help you prepare for the exams....
    May 6
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  14. Discouraged
    I took the A&P exam in February after using Study Group 101 as my primary prep material. I agree with you that the information is not the best organized, but it is comprehensive. I got a "B". I used...
    May 6
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  15. A&P study guide 101
    Took A&P and Micro exams. Used studygroup101 notes for both. Got a "B" on both exams. I would suggest looking over the content guides for the exams that are found on the Excelsior website and start...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  16. has anyone done the WGU online RN to BSN program?
    Check out Straighterline for the A&P and Micro if you tested out of it for Excelsior and need to retake it for WGU. WGU is a partner school of Straighterline and Straighterline has a guarantee that...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. Excelsior Grads - Where are they now?
    Maryland will now allow licensure by endorsement for Excelsior grads with 1000 hours of work experience in the 12 months immediately prior to the request for licensure and Georgia now requires a...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  18. FED UP CNAS!!!!
    I am fortunate that where I work, the RNs appreciate and respect what we do. We have a few nurses in our department that are kind of lazy and will ask you to do everything short of passing meds,...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. New CNA, not too well at taking insults.
    Like some of the other posters stated - the supervisor needs to be made aware of mom's behavior. S/he may already know mom has a difficult personality which could be why they have them in a facility...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. What's the difference between a CNA II and an LPN in NC???
    The tone of this thread seems a bit negative towards unlicensed assistive personnel. It makes a person wonder - how many of the posters have worked as CNAs or Med Techs/Aides prior to getting...
    Oct 21, '11
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  21. What's the difference between a CNA II and an LPN in NC???
    To those who believe that CNAs and Med Techs do not understand the rationale behind many of the therapeutic modalities received by patients - I'm truly disappointed. There arre many CNAs and Med...
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  22. Obese children...my rant
    anotherone: You're right - ramen noodles are cheap everywhere in the US, and they are also HIGH IN FAT! Read the nutrition information on the package. In addition to being high in fat, the seasoning...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  23. Certain about midwifery, uncertain about nursing
    WhitneyA, No, don't have my RN yet. Certified Paramedic in NC and plan to do Excelsior's ADN program. Found that it would be a lot faster and about the same price as some of the local college...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  24. Obese children...my rant
    Health care disparities based on race, ethnicity, gender, and socioeconomic status exist even today. Let's not forget that when we are about to "assume" anything about the patients we provide care...
    Sep 15, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  25. Male nurse in L&D
    The comment about the type of care in Australia is rude. The site is called ALLNURSES... How do you know there are no male mammographers in the US? Is there a mammographer registry that gives this...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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