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  1. Anyone attend Lamar State College Port Arthur for LVN to RN?
    So then why not answer the question the OP posted, arlel58? Sorry, but I didn't find your post helpful. It seemed more like gloating to me. adchism, FWIW, I have been looking into Lamar as well...
    Oct 11, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. LVN Pay for New Grad in Houston, Texas with NO experience
    Michelle, when I was a new grad, I applied for a position with St. Luke's hospital. They said they generally DON'T hire new grads. Generally, if you have NO experience, it's very hard to get a job...
    Mar 19, '13
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. LVN Pay for New Grad in Houston, Texas with NO experience
    Well unfortunately, there are so many new nurses graduating from school every semester now and add to that the Affordable Care Act (aka Obama Care) which will begin in full force very soon, you can...
    Nov 14, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    I agree with ALL of this except the donuts...I'm "iffy" on the donuts. Why? Because bringing donuts will draw attention to you and if you're already overweight and not meeting the Army standard, the...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  5. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    Uh...I disagree with some of this. I can speak from experience. When I was in the Army and we trained really hard, if I went even ONE day without running, my run time would slow down. My advice: Run...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  6. Going through first drill unprepared for us army reserve? help advice pls..
    Dress professionally if you don't have a uniform yet. The unit will understand and won't expect much from you this first time around. Twice per year, every Army unit (Reserve too) have to take the...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  7. How old is "too old" to get commissioned?
    Getting in at 35 with a BSN might not be a problem. Once you hit 40 yrs old, they do an "over-40 physical" on you and the medical scrutiny gets a little tighter. In any case, you can't be on ANY...
    Sep 17, '12
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  8. Newly LVN graduate and I'm unable to secure a job.
    Here in Texas, you might say it's not a LAW...but it is the Board of Nursing's official opinion. Don't expect too many agencies to go contrary to the Board's opinion....
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  9. Newly LVN graduate and I'm unable to secure a job.
    Now imagine your a new graduate who has moved to a new town (or even state) and don't know ANYBODY but your own spouse! Then look for a nursing job when they all seem to want anywhere from 6 months...
    Aug 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Who's hiring houston graduate lvn's 2011?
    You forgot to mention that you'll probably need your state IV cert. first which many new grads probably don't have yet.
    Aug 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Obstetrics Clinicals SCARE me so much im considering dropping out :(
    Well, this thread may have started out as a joke or not but I'll just say this.. Vaginas are just another part of anatomy. You have to look at it that way. It's like an eyeball or a foot or a blood...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  12. NLNAC vs CCNE nursing school
    That doesn't seem to make sense in reference to the 3rd post which explained the difference. Have you actually met people or know of situations where this has happened?
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. University of Phoenix LPN to BSN 2012....Any Insight's?
    I'm looking at attending U of P for my LPN to BSN too. I already have an Associate of Applied Science in another discipline from a state university. I'm going to call U of P on Monday and talk to...
    Apr 22, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  14. School is not accredited by NLN but it is accredited COE. What does it mean?
    As far as I know (my instructor told me this), there are no LPN programs accredited by NLN. Only programs offering degrees (i.e. RN programs) are accredited by NLN. At least that's the way I...
    Apr 20, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. Did anyone do the LPN to BSN at university of phoenix?
    So it's all group projects? Ugh! I hate group projects. There's always that one person who hangs back and lets the rest of the group do 95% of the project. I don't like my grade tied to other...
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  16. Anyone did the indiana state university LPN to BSN online? Or have any info.?
    LadyinScrubs, Thanks for your reply to my post. I found the info you shared to be very helpful. :)
    Mar 15, '12
    Forum: Indiana State University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. I've Failed The NCLEX 8 Times & Now I'm about To Take It 1 More Time...
    Is this a pattern? The NCLEX requires study preparation. I admire your persistence and tenacity. I think if I failed the NCLEX 8 times, I'd find a different career field. Everybody is good at...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Anyone did the indiana state university LPN to BSN online? Or have any info.?
    So I'm not sure what the deal is with ISU. I've been very interested in their LPN-to-BSN program; however, I haven't had any success talking to ISU. I've called several times and either get a busy...
    Mar 9, '12
    Forum: Indiana State University Online Nursing Degrees
  19. School starts in 10 days!
    That sounds pretty cool! The program I'm in does all the didactic classroom lecture portion and lab portion in the first 1/2 of the program then the final 5 months of the program is all clinicals...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. School starts in 10 days!
    Congrats to both of you! I'm 1/2 way through my program now. I'm just entering my 5th week of clinicals. Clinicals seems to be moving by much faster than the classroom portion of the program did. I...
    Mar 2, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. Lamar State College LVN to RN
    The way I understand it, if they are not eligible for financial aid, then they are not accredited. Or vice versa I should say. Regional Accreditation vs. National Accreditation : Guide to Online...
    Feb 17, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student


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