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  1. Top Five Nursing Schools Ranked
    The methodology College Atlas used: [/FONT]http://www.collegeatlas.org/the-a-list-methodology.html To me, this "ranking" means little. People like rankings, it sells magazine and increases...
    May 14
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  2. Warning Signs Associated With Degree Mills and Scam Schools
    Theres a very interesting Reddit thread going about this exact topic. Nursing - The Profession I love, is being ****** by For-Profit/Diploma Mill Universities and our Professional Organizations :...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  3. Why do nurses love for profit schools?
    A lot of people's ego's get bruised, but as others have already commented, it comes down to convenience and low standards of admission. People will start throwing in subjective anecdotes of how X...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  4. UPenn Direct Entry BSN/MSN 2014
    Thx, this must only be for the accelerated bsn/msn applicants.
    Feb 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  5. UPenn Direct Entry BSN/MSN 2014
    What do you guys use to check the status of your application/admission decisions? Is it this? https://app.applyyourself.com/AYApplicantLogin/ApplicantConnectLogin.asp?id=upenn-NURS
    Feb 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  6. UPenn Direct Entry BSN/MSN 2014
    Is anyone already a nurse/have their BSN and applying to the MSN program? It seems like there are many who are doing the accelerated bsn/direct entry MSN program but not many who are applying to the...
    Jan 31
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  7. UPenn MSN Applicant Thread
    So I saw that there was a thread for the BSN/MSN direct entry students and wanted to start one for those applying to the MSN portion. Anyone else out there?
    Jan 29
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  8. What is your take home?
    I just want to thank everyone for their participation. This really does help professionals make sure that their compensation is fair and in line with the market in their area. Ignorance of this...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  9. Question for PMHNPs
    Big part of working in any helping profession and especially in mental health, is working with your own emotions. To be a great practitioner (whether it is as a pmhnp, psychiatrist, Clinical PhD...
    Jan 9
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  10. Equal pay for equal work?
    I think it all depends on what you want from your life, ei family, whether you're mobile, finances, etc. In terms of finances - it depends on what specialty you want to go to. If you want to do...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  11. On line DNP
    I'm sure there are plenty of Online DNP programs that would love to take your tuition payments. The question is - what is your end goal. They have DNPs for administration as well as for Clinical...
    Jan 8
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  12. Best schools for DNP-psychiatry?
    Honestly, I don't think there is a great way to determine which programs are great. If you use USNews report's ranking, you'll see that the methodology they use is very...qualitative. Furthermore...
    Jan 7
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  13. Credibility of Walden University
    That's my point ...there is no national set standard for NPs for licensure or education for that matter. Some NP programs have 45 credits and 500 hr clinical req, some have double that. Yes, I...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  14. Credibility of Walden University
    Its not a matter of a program's actual quality. I'm sure there are great quality all online programs from non-profit schools. Its a matter of perception of quality by decision makers. Whats very...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Credibility of Walden University
    I would never hire an np who received her/his degree from either "University".
    May 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  16. PHMNP programs going to DNP!?
    My local state university is doing the same - no more MSN prepared NPs anymore. DNP is the only option. Honestly, this is making me consider medschool, but we'll see what the final costs are.
    May 24, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  17. So my brick & mortar PMHNP application fell through.  I need some online programs!
    Any suggestions regarding online PMHNP schools that may still be taking applications right now? Thanks!
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  18. Will you get a job not matter what school you received NP degree?
    If you had a candidate who went to say your state's flagship university's NP program vs. Walden/Phoenix/whatever other online university - who would you hire. I know that I would hire the one that...
    Feb 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  19. MD Hourly Wage - Information is Power
    Also, btw, new grads at UMMC start at $24.19.
    Jan 12, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  20. MD Hourly Wage - Information is Power
    1. $25 and change. About $28/hr for nightshift weekday or day weekend. $30 for weekend night. No differential for precepting, charge, etc. No bonus for overtime on any day. 2. UMMC 3. SICU...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  21. MD Hourly Wage - Information is Power
    I just wanted to start a post where information could be shared freely about what area hospitals are offering in terms of hourly salary. This way I think we as nurses will be able to better gauge...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  22. Why are Nurses in MD not organized labor wise?
    Well I know at my hospital at UMMC, the NNU is now trying to organize a vote to at least come into the hospital and start a discussion. I welcome it. Seems like you had a bad experience, but I...
    Jan 8, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  23. Did you like being a Critical Care Nurse prior to CRNA?
    Sorry, saw that there was already a thread on this.
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  24. Did you like being a Critical Care Nurse prior to CRNA?
    I'm currently working in a SICU at a large university research hospital. At best, my job is tolerable. Most of the time I feel overworked (not overwhelmed), under-appreciated, and under paid (I...
    Jul 7, '12
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  25. Are psych nurses allowed to perform therapy?
    I'd imagine that if you were to get additional training in psychotherapy through various institutes or if your NP program has good training in psychotherapy then yes. However, much like psychiatry...
    Jun 1, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing


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