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  1. RN jobs and financial checks
    That's interesting. Thanks for the info.
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Help!!! Caught btw rock and hard place--Instructor sending students home early...
    I am glad that you reported the issue to someone in a position who can address it. I went through Excelsior College for my ASN. With Excelsior you must have some kind of a clinical background as a...
    Oct 19, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. RN jobs and financial checks
    I'm starting my first RN job very soon. The hospital did have me sign paperwork authorizing a credit check as a part of the hiring process. I really don't know if they actually checked my credit or...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  4. Pay Grade: Having an AS vs. a BS
    I'm a new ASN grad in North FL. I have already started a BSN program. One hospital where I was offered a RN position said that once I finished the BSN I would get an additional .50 cents per hour.
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. I got the good pop up
    Worked for me too. Congratulations!!!
    Oct 15, '12
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Why does every unit have a princess?
    [QUOTE=DutchRN09;6976899]We had one where I used to work, the only person who could work 12's on the entire unit. Everyone else had to work 8's. No clue as to why, but I do not miss that.[/ ...
    Oct 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  7. Excelsior College vs Utica College RN to BSN
    I just finished the ASN with Excelsior and enrolled in the BSN. My academic adviser stated that it takes most people about 2 years to finish the BSN portion.
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. PASSED CPNE at Albany Med 9/30
    Congratulations. You really pulled through. Your story will be an encouragement to others.
    Oct 6, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  9. Bullies at the work place.. vent
    Yes, I did keep my respiratory therapy license thank you very much. I think you are completely missing my point. It seems like the young lady could use an attitude adjustment. That is all I'm saying....
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Bullies at the work place.. vent
    Just thought I'd mention, the mistake I made did not involve patient care, but it was none the less financially costly for the department.
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Bullies at the work place.. vent
    Did you read the part further down in the post that said, "then someone found mistakes she made during an audit," etc.? Her reaction was still getting mad and mouthing off about being thrown under...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Bullies at the work place.. vent
    I'm a new graduate RN. I don't even start my first RN job until early next month. Even I know that when a medication error occurs it is the nurses RESPONSIBILITY to notify the charge nurse, an...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Name Badges Worn Backwards
    I also wear my name badge on a lanyard and it flips to the blank side all the time. When I introduce myself to my patients, I actually stretch my badge out to the patient so that they could see my...
    Sep 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. What's the deal with this Information Literacy course?
    What JustBeachyNurse said is correct. I took Information Literacy at Penn Foster and transferred it to Excelsior. It cost less than $100 and that was just earlier this year, so I am sure the price...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. Not sure what to do. Licensed RN working as tech.
    I am a new graduate RN as well. I have worked at the current hospital where I am now in another field (not nursing related, but involving patient care) for 2.5 years. I started applying for nursing...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Cpne
    Passed in June at Grady with no repeats... My advice, take the online Excelsior workshops, go the the in person 3 day workshop offered by Excelsior and order the lab supplies so that you can practice...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. excelsior.... sorry =)
    Be persistent. I just received my RN license on Sep. 11 and got a job offer on Sep. 18 at a large level II regional trauma center on a floor that is a mix of neuro, telemetry, intermediate care and...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. excelsior.... sorry =)
    I graduated from Excelsior College in July 2012 with an ASN. Before enrolling I called the Florida Board of Nursing to ask them the very same question that you are asking. I got an immediate "yes"...
    Sep 26, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  19. Interview for Neuroscience and Spine Unit
    I just went on an interview for a neurosurgery floor and the nurse manager and assistant nurse manager were both very impressed that I came in with the NIH stroke scale certificate. I wanted to tell...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Neurological Nursing


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