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  1. Dear nursing student
    This is hands down the best posting I have ever had the pleasure of reading on this sight. It is concise and factual but leads with heart, which is what a good nurse does. Well written too. Love,...
    Mar 30, '10
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  2. Excelsior College  Newbie
    It sounds like you and I are in agreement about how Excelsior and College Network are designed. CLEP is cheaper; I forgot that part!:D I have not been in a regular college course for many years so I...
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. Excelsior College  Newbie
    Hi and Welcome! College Network sells materials to help you study to take Excelsior Exams. EC exams are like CLEP exams. It is my understanding that it is much less expensive to purchase your...
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. What should I do next?
    Does EC give credit for Penn Foster classes?
    Feb 1, '10
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  5. What should I do next?
    BTW...I am dreading a Humanities course right now too! We are in the same boat.
    Feb 1, '10
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  6. What should I do next?
    I can help with one thing! Set aside four and one half to five hours, sit down, and knock off Information Literacy. I did it in four and a half hours with two small breaks. It can be done. My...
    Feb 1, '10
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  7. Question about Excelsior
    Thanks for the heads up on Lisa Arend's CD's. I bought one and thought "this is it?" Would love to hear what others think. I have just begun my EC adventure and am pleased so far. I would skip...
    Sep 30, '09
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. Care Plan Help
    We have all been there. Near the end you are just tired and brain dead. Best wishes.
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  9. Care Plan Help
    Oh well, ok, daytonite and I must have been typing at the same time. Can you tell I have alot less experience than she? Funny thing is I learned from her and she's the best so you got lucky that she...
    Aug 30, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  10. Care Plan Help
    Start with Maslow's and prioritize. This baby is having trouble breathing so I would start with that. Why is the baby having trouble? This will answer your related to for that. For the impaired skin...
    Aug 30, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  11. My Nclex Experience.
    that's exactly what was on my test...august 3rd 2009. must be priority stuff for new nurses! hope this helps those of you getting ready to go.
    Aug 5, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. Critical thinking in the NCLEX exam will go a long way!
    Use the Kaplan books. They give wonderful strategies. Although learning them is a whole other "learning process" added on to all your nursing knowledge. Give it a shot and good luck.
    Aug 5, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. ATI EXIT EXAM
    Yes, They are pretty standard. LPN and RN would be different....
    Jul 31, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  14. ATI EXIT EXAM
    I took it and did well. It was long though, but I hate sitting for long periods. It is a good predictor of how you will do on the NCLEX so pay attention to your results. Your teachers have prepared...
    Jul 30, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  15. Nurses in my Family, but None Are Helping Me
    I understand...My sister in-law is an RN and I got not one shred of advice, encouragment, or help from her. So I was even more determined to show her I was gonna be just fine without her!!! You can...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I passed the nclex!
    OOPs, sorry, just noticed this thread is really old!
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. I passed the nclex!
    OK. I said my congrats so now....Tell me what was on it and how many questions etc.,etc. because.....I take mine August 4th and I'm really nervous. Please, please, pretty please???
    Jul 24, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. I passed the nclex!
    Awesome!
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Massavie amount of info to study...How?
    I agree with new in NY. Following along in an NCLEX review book is key. I suggest Saunders. I also did the writing out of the flashcards. Yes, it is time consuming BUT if you are a tactile...
    Jul 20, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Programs for PDA in LPN school
    Must have Tabers, Davis drug guide for nurses or whatever drug guide your school uses, and a nursing diagnosis for clinicals. But Tabers is a must have...
    Oct 20, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  21. Ulster County BOCES N.Y. LPN program students and grads
    I go to GST BOCES, but I think they do things the same way. They use the TABE test. Buy a review book, not expensive. It's not too hard, but depends on how long you have been out of school. Be...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. Dealing with smells...
    Essential oils are great! I found this spray by a company called Young Living called Theives. It's made with real cinnamon and clove. Very strong and covers up almost everything. It is supposed...
    May 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Dealing with smells...
    I keep a very small, thin tin of vicks in my pocket. It's very discreet. Sometimes you can get lucky and it comes in a sample package like this. The baby vicks with lavendar is nice and then you...
    May 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. help in selecting a book
    I have both. Very little difference between the two. Got a good deal buying used on amazon. Half.com has good deals too.
    Apr 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Care Plans and notes for LPN's
    Note cards are o.k. Nobody sells good flashcards that I have found??? The care plans, yes, that seems gray area... BUT there are always people on here asking for others to help them with their...
    Apr 19, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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