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  1. Transcript Evaluation
    I have to complete 40 CUs. 9 of those CUs should be super easy for me to clear as I took those classes in the past but WGU didn't accept them for transfer. Hoping to be done in 2 terms :)
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  2. Transcript Evaluation
    Ok my last transcript was received by WGU on Friday 10/31. My evaluation was completed and emailed to me this morning 11/4.
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  3. Thinking seriously about RN to BSN
    I need 40 and was told 3.5 terms if I do the minimum hours per term. My enrollment counselor thinks I can realistically complete 40 CUs in 2 terms because I have done 18-19 hours in a semester at...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  4. Starting January 1st
    Well my enrollment counselor called me today and January 1st is full :( Then an hour later, my transcript evaluation results were emailed to me. I have 40 CUs to complete, 9 of which I have taken...
    Nov 4, '14
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  5. Transcript Evaluation
    Oh wow. My enrollment counselor said 2-3 WEEKS. I am hoping it's closer to 2-3 days. I am anxious to see which classes I will receive credit for.
    Nov 3, '14
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  6. Starting January 1st
    I am anticipating a January 1st start date too. I am waiting for my transcript eval to be completed so I have no clue how many CUs I will have to complete. I have over 130 college credits so I am...
    Nov 3, '14
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  7. Financial Aid and WGU
    You could easily find out by filling out the FAFSA. After you fill it out, there is an estimate of Pell grant eligibility, loan eligibility, etc.
    Nov 3, '14
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  8. Do you have both nursing home and home health experience?
    I prefer home health. I felt like a pill vending machine in LTC. In home health I actually get to help most of my patients get better. I have time to spend with them to actually do teaching. I make...
    Mar 9, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Pediatric PDN skills are not "marketable"?
    This is just my opinion, but any job skills are marketable. Most hiring managers these days are more concerned with the degree you hold, your personality, and your people skills. With PDN experience...
    Mar 9, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Buying VS. making drug cards; need advice
    As a recent student, I had to write out my own drug cards during my first two semesters. Sometimes I had to write out 30+ drug cards in one day, depending on the patient I was assigned. I was...
    Feb 2, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Are they still giving out incentives for nurses?
    I was offered two jobs in different states that both offered sign-on bonuses.
    Feb 1, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  12. Pressure ulcers urgh
    If things are really that bad, you need to bring it up to the DON or administrator. I am sure it would pique their interest as pressure ulcers cost the facility money. Sounds as if some CNAs aren't...
    Jan 31, '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Immobile med carts
    Whoa, if you didn't say PA I would have asked if we worked at the same facility. Immobile med carts, as previous posters have stated, are not only inconvenient for the nurse, but also unsafe. I...
    Jan 27, '14
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  14. Defensive/CYA charting
    Never chart "patient found...", that implies they were lost. Also don't chart that somebody fell unless you witnessed it. Never chart that an incident report was completed. Never chart opinions,...
    Jan 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. What bag/attire/organization???
    Ick! As a soon-to-be new home health nurse, the thought of taking home little hitchhikers like roaches, bed bugs, scabies and lice thoroughly creeps me out!
    Jan 26, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Top 10 reasons we get fired!-Medication Errors
    We were taught TRAMPED (same as above with the addition of Expiration date and Documentation)
    Jan 25, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Pearson Vue trick 2014 -still works!
    SlinkyheadRN I also tested on the 21st with 75 questions, passed per the PVT, and my license was posted yesterday. Congratulations to you! It is still so surreal to me.
    Jan 23, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Pearson says I passed still no license from NM
    Took my NCLEX yesterday. A classmate called the NM BON and discovered that they are down one clerk which is why applicants are waiting longer than usual for ATTs and license numbers to post. I guess...
    Jan 22, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Pearson says I passed still no license from NM
    nm_alamo did you get your license yet?
    Jan 22, '14
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Do you apply to only new grad positions?
    My job said "1 year acute care RN experience required" and I was hired as a new grad with only 8 months of LPN experience. There are opportunities out there if employers are desperate and/or you are...
    Jan 21, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Starting in Home Health
    Very helpful, thank you!
    Jan 19, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Interview Advice
    Congrats! I didn't have any specific skills questions or nursing scenarios in any of my three job interviews this past week, they were all interpersonal skills and personality type questions. Most of...
    Jan 19, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. advice need in Tx
    Welcome! Hope they offer you the position :)
    Jan 19, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Cant get a job almost 1 year later
    Look in very rural areas. They hire new grads because it is hard to find people that want to live there. I live in rural NM and got a job easily, also got offers in west Texas. This isn't the...
    Jan 19, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. advice need in Tx
    What I was asked: Tell us about yourself. Why are you interested in home health? What do you know about our agency? What would you do if you went into someone's home and the situation was unsafe...
    Jan 19, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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