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  1. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    Ours was a 73. I think my school had a 96% chance pass rate the first time on the NCLEX. 12/40 failed going into the last semester, but everyone made it after that to graduation. I wanted to add...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    So, I ended up going and the HR lady said that they weren't hiring new grad RNs. I told her I thought I would take a chance and come in since I had LPN experience. She said she thought that it was...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  3. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    Thanks everyone! I'll keep you updated, it's being held on Friday.
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  4. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    Thanks hope! It's apparently a job fair at a hospital with interviews being conducted on site. I think I'll attend anyways. I don't think it can hurt. I've sent out 58 applications in the past week....
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  5. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    My LPN experience is 1 year in a SNF and almost 2 years in a group home setting, working with people with developmental disabilites, seizure disorder, strokes, and tbis. I'm currently in a BSN...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  6. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    So I applied for a job online, but it was for a job fair. I received an email today giving the job fair info. It also said: -For this job fair we are only looking for the positions and requirements...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  7. Certification courses in Mass??
    I'm looking to add some certifications. As of right now I have my BLS. I know ACLS is offered in a lot of places in Ma, but what about EKG certs? IV certs? I'm having minimal luck trying to find EKG...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  8. Former Actress Seeking New Life!! Needs Advice!!
    There are far more opportunities for RNs than LPNs. My vote is go for your RN.
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Resume/Cover Letter Critique
    Thanks RunBabyRun, I really appreciate you taking the time to look over my resume. Great suggestions!
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  10. How long before license number is posted to Ma BON?
    Ok, well it took 6 days if anyone wanted to know for future reference. This was in Massachusetts by the way.
    Mar 7
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  11. VNA/Community Health
    I have a job interview for a VNA/community health position that works with the Board of Health. The job description included, "provide direct evaluation to and care in the area of wellness (i.e....
    Mar 7
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  12. Resume/Cover Letter Critique
    A lot of views on this thread :)
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. Resume/Cover Letter Critique
    * I feel like my resume has a strange feel to it. I had help from someone who is chief of human resources, but she was not in healthcare. Any suggestions would be much appreciated. I also just...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  14. Does anyone know what this involves?
    RN Proficiency Process for RN to BSN & RN-BSN to MSN Program OptionsThe following courses are eligible for proficiency credit: [*=left]NR-443: RN Community Health Nursing [*=left]NR-447: RN...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing Degrees
  15. Boots & curls to an interview: Yay or Nay??
    I always wear my hair up to interviews. How short is the skirt? Knee-high boots really don't seem to be appropriate. I usually wear black dress pants, but that's just my 2 cents.
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. How long before license number is posted to Ma BON?
    Hi, So I took my boards on 2.26.14 and passed according to my quick results. I remember my LPN license # was posted in about 3 days. Does anyone know if it's the same for the RN? I feel like it's...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  17. WHat's your plan after RN BSN?
    I was an LPN for 2.5 years. I just finished my RN and I passed the boards. I haven't even received my license number, but I started a bsn program on Monday. I'd love to go on for my fnp, it's what I...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Nursing school uniforms and their fate after school
    My uniform ripped in various places as I only bought one for clinicals. So I most likely won't be wearing it again. I also have white nursing shoes, not Danskos but cheaper ones. I really would like...
    Mar 3
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. Medical Professional Institute in Malden, MA LPN Program
    I just wanted to update that MPI has gone down to a 68% pass rate for 2012. That is pretty awful, but I'm definitely biased as I went there for my LPN in 2011. RNlolo- I attended Quincy Colleges...
    Mar 2
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  20. Did i pass? I'm freaking out now...
    I took mine Wednesday the 26th at noon, and finished at 1pm. I was able to access the pearson vue website for quick results after 1pm on Friday. So i would give it a couple more hours. I'm not sure...
    Mar 1
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. hurst review 2014 opinion?
    I actually really enjoyed Hurst Review. I bought it about a month before my final exam in my RN program. I ended up scoring 10 points higher on my final than any other exam in the whole program. The...
    Feb 25
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Roaches ON the patient
    I heard if you step on a roach the eggs can get stuck to the bottom of your shoe and end up making a second home at your place!!!...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. Question about fluid volume deficit
    I think the example she gave is a bit confusing. Hypotonic would just be losing more solute than water, like in a GI loss.
    Feb 4
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Buying a car for nursing school
    Before my LPN program I had to buy a car, this was in 2010. I bought a 2002 Honda Civic with 117k miles on it. I still have it and it runs great at almost 160k now. I think I paid $4500 for it.
    Dec 31, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Please Help RN to Med School Advice
    I personally am not offended by what you posted. I would suggest go for nursing and then maybe on to an NP. You could always do a part-time RN program if it's too much time spent at school for a...
    Dec 27, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student


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