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  1. Compassion Fatigue
    Done! good luck with your survey.
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. RN to MSN
    I would advise anyone considering the RN-MSN program to wait. There have been a lot of course changes and those of us in these courses are having all kinds of issues. I won't get into it here, just...
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  3. Shift Work in Nurses
    done! good luck with your thesis!
    Nov 10, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Course changes at WGU starting 1/1/13?
    Nutrition has to be less than 5 years old and to get out of taking Biochem, you have to have had a class called "Biochemistry" on your transcript. Other chemistries don't count. Hope that helps!
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  5. All State Nursing Program Forums now closed.
    great site!!
    Sep 30, '13
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  6. Statistics online at Wgu
    @Reyval04 haha! No I did 33 cu's in 5.5 months!! It took me 3 weeks of 25 hrs a week of studying to pass stats. I was really stressed out like you are. I attended all the webinars and memorized...
    Sep 29, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  7. California Supreme Court ruled against us.
    My question is who is going to train the volunteers?? I wouldn't do it. I cannot "teach" 20+ years of nursing experience and 6+ years of education and expect a teacher to have my skills. Is the RN...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  8. question on "performance assessment tasks" within extensive coursework
    Taskstream assessments are the only one's you will submit for grading. I have never made a "concept map", which WGU seems to think are helpful but I think it's a waste of MY time. Look at the...
    Sep 6, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  9. asthma but no inhaler at school: wwyd?
    I have an "emergency inhaler" paid for by grant money and standing orders for the inhaler and prn neb treatment. So many parents have no idea how bad asthma can be because their child rarely needs...
    Aug 29, '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  10. Nurse educator wanting to offer CEU with inservices
    Use this link and read about the becoming an accredited provider. Good luck! Primary Accreditation
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Starting WGU RN-MSN Education program 3/1/13
    I am in the RN-MSN program. I already have a BS in Biology so I only needed Stats, Nutrition, Biochem, Care of Older Adult and Health Assessment as prereqs. If you do not have a bachelor's degree in...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  12. Starting WGU RN-MSN Education program 3/1/13
    30+ hours a week!
    Aug 22, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  13. Starting WGU RN-MSN Education program 3/1/13
    I turns out that my mentor gave me some wrong information. She did not tell me that the "U" classes were the BSN-MSN "bridge classes. She said they were part of the MSN. So I decided to skip around...
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  14. Shockingly Humbled
    WOW! You had me all the way!
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. tatoos & piercings, part 2
    LOVE the Medic Alert tat above!! I have 3 tattoos, got my first at age 50 ;) and I have always joked about getting "DNR" tattooed on my chest! Maybe not such a crazy idea after all.
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  16. Best laptop/operating system for WGU coursework?
    I love my MacBook Pro. Use my Dell for the proctored exams but as of early Aug will be compatible with Safari too so can use my Mac.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  17. Is there an app for that?
    PocketWGU | The Unofficial Mobile App for WGU Students.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  18. WGU's New MSN curriculum
    I'm just finishing my BSN and have completed 5 courses of the MSN. NONE of the courses I've taken are in the new MSN program. I'm glad I'm "grandfathered" into the current MSN program.
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  19. Health Assessment Class
    If you are an experienced nurse much of the info will be a review. I didn't read in any of the ebooks. Instead I used the online component of the COS exclusively. I can't remember what it was called....
    Jul 17, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  20. Transcript evaluation
    Look up your class description in the course catalog and send it to WGU.
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  21. Just finished my BSN today 7/7/13!
    Asthma in school aged kids and yes I got lots of good suggestions from her but either people are on vacation, or off for the summer, or just dont want to do a face to face meeting. Lots of other...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  22. Just finished my BSN today 7/7/13!
    Im working on my practicum and having a hard time finding 90 hours!!!! Im actually pretty distressed, I have about 30 hours and just dont know where Im going to find another 60! Im having sites...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  23. WGU RN-BSN in 1 1/2 years??
    this is not a thread about working as a course mentor.
    Jul 2, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  24. Case Study: Cyanosis
    Hmmm... pericardiocentesis and examination of fluid. ?idiopathic pericardial effusion due to HVGD O2 support, pain meds, treat the methemoglobinemia, low dose diuretic labs: Hb M, CBC, chem...
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Case Study: Cyanosis
    I think once they see brownish blood it's a dead giveaway (No pun intended)! Now what's the cause?
    Jun 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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