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  1. In need of practical steps to start studying for CPNE
    Thank You! I'm in PA and will look into Tina's workshop. Had no idea there was a workshop within PA. I'll be in touch too!
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. In need of practical steps to start studying for CPNE
    Thanks everyone, I've gotten encouraged reading each reply and will enjoy reading anymore to come. I know it's not about how I "feel" but sometimes that play a big factor in getting started. I...
    Dec 6, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  3. In need of practical steps to start studying for CPNE
    Hi everyone, So I have the CPNE material to study and have NOT gotten started yet (I got it in Sept '12) I need some help. If you have started studying or have completed the CPNE, can you...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  4. What's the deal with this Information Literacy course?
    To everyone who posted above a huge THANK YOU!!!!!!!! It feels great to know there is another option and a cheaper one too! I will be contacting Penn Foster asap. Any other suggestions will be...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  5. What's the deal with this Information Literacy course?
    Information Literacy... So the nursing advisor is telling me that everyone has to take this class because, most likely, most college courses do not cover the material in this information literacy...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  6. "You look tired"
    That comment irritates me as well. Another nurse told me this one day and the funny part was she looked even more tired than I, her eyes looked like she just work up, really. They don't need...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  7. MDS Nurse burned out and going back to the floor
    Thanks for sharing. I'm a floor nurse working in LTC/Rehab center. I actually am burnt out from the floor work and dealing with difficult residents and family members. What you say you're...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. I quit! :(
    When studying while in nursing school, my place was not spotless. Every minute to study was needed. I just used my days off to catch up with the mess. I gave my young son something to do while I...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Did you know...what is that medical symbol all about...
    I took a closer look at the medical symbol usually around the RN or anything associated with medicine and found it very interesting... (the two snakes around the rod with the wings is...
    Sep 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Can I vent? Just a little... you can vent too if you want, I won't tell...
    I couldn't have said it better myself, ha!! Thanks for putting some humor in it, made me smile.
    Sep 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Stress management for nurses
    I just had to read this article since this is a major area that I've been dealing with lately. I've actually tried all of the suggestions you listed. My problem is the patients who are NEVER...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  12. Found a Nursing Jobs, two years later!
    Awesome and congrats!! As far as the review of forgotten material, I wouldn't stress it. When I got back into nursing after not working at the bedside for a while, I found that orientation was...
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  13. does anyone regret this career?
    I'm actually looking for Data Entry job positions currently. It would be a huge decrease in my income, but for the sake of my sanity I'm willing to do it. Just give me a computer and some...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. does anyone regret this career?
    Right now I regret it because I'm not currently working with the demographic group that I went to school for which are neonate. I'm wondering after obtaining the RN license along with the...
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. The New Face of Healthcare
    why do some of the babies have the nose of a pig, lol
    Sep 3, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  16. To BSN or not to BSN
    RNs who have their BSN are "preferred" by major hospitals, if not all hospitals, because the hospitals want Magnet status. The way I understand it, magnet status = more money for hospitals. Why?...
    Aug 26, '12
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  17. 9th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    All I asked was, "Can I borrow your pen."
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. 9th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    The education department decided to incorporate a more "hands on" approach to our stress management activities.
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  19. 9th Nursing Caption Contest - Win $100
    She didn't want to bother at first, but when I told her Mr. Doe was stuffed in there she went at it.
    Aug 24, '12
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  20. Passed CPNE today at Northside!!!!
    Very happy for you success, Nervous1 !!!:yeah:
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. Passed my last of 8 exams today + Advice on studying
    I also want to add that excelsior exams are challenging even with all the studying because they want you to think critically and know your stuff before sitting for NCLEX-RN. I believe the nclex...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. Passed my last of 8 exams today + Advice on studying
    Yes and yes. Invest in that. Saunders is great study with and easy to understand. Remember use the CD where you can study topics separately not mixed like book. NCLEX made incredibly easy...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. CPNE next week !!!!
    I'm very happy for you! I'm praying for your success!!!
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. Getting ready to take LS 3.. help!!
    Look at the area that will be graded more heavily. You will find that from the downloadable documents the percentages are to the right of the subjects that the test will cover. Spend more time...
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  25. Studying long hours
    Study as many nclex questions as possible. Study them over and over and over again. When you get to a question where even the rationales don't help, google and/or youtube the subject. I've...
    Jul 14, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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