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  1. RN-MSN program at Aspen University
    I am very interested in the RN-MSN Nursing Educator track at Aspen. I also looked into WGU, but don't like that their grading is pass/fail. So, Aspen is looking like the better choice at this...
    Sep 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Any problems transferring credits from an online school?
    I took MANY of my pre-req's online through a local community college and have had absolutely no problem with them transferring. I'm actually pretty sure that my transcripts do not differentiate...
    Aug 10, '10
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  3. Pensacola LTC
    I have researched and read much about the lower RN wages in Florida as a whole. It seems that the majority of the posts are related to pay at hospitals. I know that in my area, hospitals pay less...
    May 30, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. How many hours do you work?
    I am in the Pratt Community College program out of Pratt, KS. We have students in our program from all over, Colorado, Florida, Mississippi, Missouri and all over the state of Kansas. It is a very...
    Nov 28, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  5. How many hours do you work?
    I'm in an online LPN-RN bridge program. I've been working three 12's nights a week throughout the program. Right now I'm in the middle of clinicals and it really feels like I have no life! I work...
    Nov 8, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  6. Jobs in Pensacola
    I am currently in a LPN-RN bridge program and graduate in May. I want to move out of state, and have researched the Pensacola area. I like what I see, and according to the areas hospital websites,...
    Nov 6, '09
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  7. Positive things you'd like to say to your workmates, but sometimes forget.....
    We had a particularly bad night recently....when the 3rd shift CNA came in she asked who was on a particular hall. I told her and she responded that she asked because the residents on that hall...
    Jul 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. about online LPN TO RN program
    The program at Pratt Community College (www.prattcc.edu) is online. But......you do have to do clinicals in person. The theory portion is completed at the beginning of the 2 semesters. The last 6...
    May 19, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  9. Patient ID Bracelets in LTC?
    I can remember how it was the first time I worked in LTC and no one had a patient identifier on. It was difficult to know who was who. Now, after having been in LTC for years, I can't imagine...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. On the verge of quitting...
    We recently had this added to our list as well. Each nurse has about 40 some residents and we must go through every MAR to ensure it is without holes. I think it would be more effective if a QA...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Bad experience at the ER
    I think it's the fact that there are many drug seekers who use the ER and this doc lost the sensitivity factor d/t working in this emotionally demanding environment. I think that many people become...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. The pros and cons of nursing
    Alrighty....I'll try and compose a list. Pro: * Many different places to work as a nurse, i.e. clinic, long-term-care, hospital, operating room, home health, clinical trial studies, schools,...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Help please!!   TEAS TEST.
    I bought the study book as well and agree that the questions are exactly like the questions in the test. I thought it was very helpful. I did well on the test and do recommend the ATI book to those...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  14. working as a nurse in different countries, possible?
    I was able to find this info : ...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. On the verge of quitting...
    Gosh....your management sounds so much like mine....sure we don't work the same place?!?! lol I also work nights and am on the go constantly, which makes me wonder how the heck they do it during...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. On the verge of quitting...
    Hopefully this is not how the entire place runs. It may be just the person doing the new hire orientations....which sucks for the company, because that's a person that sets the stage for how new...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Roll Call, LPN to RN Students!!!
    Just got my acceptance letter in the mail today!! Woo Hoo!!! I'm currently an LPN and am bridging into Pratt Community College online LPN-RN. It begins in July.
    Mar 23, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  18. LPN to RN 1+1 program doesn't exist for experienced LPN's
    I'm so jealous! I was also an Army medic who crossed trained while I was in to LPN (91W). None of my training was considered in Kansas so I had to go through LPN school and am now on my route for...
    Feb 24, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  19. Lpn...rn...surgical Tech...totally Confused
    If you are trying to decide between LPN and Surg Tech with the ultimate goal of RN, my opinion is that it would be more beneficial to do the LPN. There are so many bridge programs for LPN-RN, that...
    Aug 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I Dislike Nursing:
    Well, first of all, I want to congratulate you on being able to juggle family, school and a job. That in itself is stressful! I would however speak to a counselor about the anxiety. Some is...
    Jul 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. In mourning and trying to study for boards...
    I'm so sorry for your loss. I can somewhat understand your pain as I lost my dad unexpectedly, he was 49, during the last semester of nursing school this last March. If you are concerned that you...
    Jul 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Seems like a dream....
    That sounds great! 6 weeks PTO is awesome! I was excited about 2 weeks PTO and then 3 weeks after you've been there a year! And the free insurance is a major plus as well. Keep us updated on how...
    Jul 9, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Not so random thoughts for number 1000
    Wow.... 4.0 in a RN-BSN/MSN program! I'm jealous, yet I worship you! Congrats on all you've accomplished thus far. Can't wait to read the update in a few years.
    Jul 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. How to get in?
    My first job as a CNA was in a hospital on a telemetry unit. I probably could have found a job sooner if I would have applied at LTC facilities, but I really wanted hospital experience. I applied...
    Jul 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Gettting intob nursing school!?
    The community colleges (and other colleges as well) in my area accept students into the nursing program based on the GPA you receive in those pre-req courses and the nursing entrance exam, usually...
    Jul 8, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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