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  1. Online Masters vs traditional school - does it matter?
    Hi all, I am looking at different schools and was wondering if it will make a difference to employers in the future where I get my MSN. I noticed that traditional universities have quite strict...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  2. WGU MSN Education - Doable with family, work etc.?
    Hello, I am thinking about going back to school, and from what I've seen and read, WGU seems to be the most efficient and cost-effective way to go. Is there anyone here who has gone through the 38...
    Jan 27
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  3. Best practice ideas for handling delusions...?
    Hi, I am still fairly new to psych nursing (a little over a year now), and I really LOVE what I do. But, every time I am taking care of a highly delusional patient, I find myself wondering how to...
    Aug 23, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. Anybody go to Ridgewater College? What did you think?
    I know this thread is a couple months old but I hope you still get this. I went to Ridgewater and loved it. I got both my LPN and RN education there. The LPN program is excellent - great clinical...
    Jul 11, '13
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  5. Safe staffing levels
    Wow.... those ratios are scary. We have a 1:4 ratio, and one psych aide (small unit). I could not imagine being the only RN for 16 psychotic and/or suicidal patients.
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Why choose Psych Nursing?
    Hi there :) I'm an INFP ;-) I actually found myself in the same dilemma when I decided to go back to school six years ago. I was always drawn to psychology and/or social work - but with two little...
    Feb 16, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Brand new license, brand new job, and pregnant...
    Thank you girls sooo much for your replies. I think you are all right, I should probably not jump the gun and tell them right away, especially since I haven't even been to the doctor yet. But I...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Brand new license, brand new job, and pregnant...
    That's what I'd like to do since it is not even DR. confirmed yet- but what if they assign me to patients with CMV or radiation implants or whatever else may harm my baby?
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Brand new license, brand new job, and pregnant...
    Hi, I need some advise. I just passed my Boards and will start my new job as an RN on med/surg in a small hospital on Monday. And I also just found out that I am pregnant. Probably around 6 weeks...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. ATI Predictor in relation to passing/failing the NCLEX
    Virtual ATI is a great program- if you follow you're coach's recommendations and wait for the green light, your chance of passing should be excellent. The VATI predictor is very difficult. I scored...
    Jan 14, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. I Passed......!!!!!!!!
    Hi, the past 48 hours were nothing short of torture, but I found out this morning that I did indeed PASS the nclex-RN. Woohoo!!!!!!!!!!!!! Good luck to everyone who is still waiting for...
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  12. I'm losing my mind.....please BON put me out of this misery
    Hi, I took the nclex-RN yesterday.....it was absolutely awful. I felt like I guessed more than I knew. Seemed like at least every other question was select all that apply (probably at least 30 in...
    Jan 12, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. HELP w/SATA question??
    Hmm, I'd say 2,3,4,5,7. He's in resp. acidosis, and yes I also read this as respiratory distress... the PaO2 is really low.
    Jan 9, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. Incredibly Easy Nclex-RN book
    Hi, I was wondering if anyone knows what the "benchmark" would be for the incredibly easy tests? I am averaging 75-80% on the comprehensive tests- is this acceptable? I only have 5 days left to...
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Prioritizing.... O2 vs. sitting up
    Thank you all. Now that you put it that way.....I agree that sitting up should be the FIRST intervention. These tests really make you second-guess the simplest concepts....
    Jan 6, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. nclex pn...nervous!!!
    Here in MN we can see the results on the BON website the very next morning... I feel really bad for those poor Cali nurses that have to wait it out for six weeks....
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  17. Prioritizing.... O2 vs. sitting up
    Hi, I came across a question today that was about coming to a pediatric asthma patient's room and finding him dyspneic.... the two answer choices I was torn between were "position in high...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Virtual ATI- those tests make me feel dumb....
    Hi there, is anyone else here using VATI for NCLEX (RN) prep? Our school made us buy it and I do think it's a good program because it helps me structure my reviews, but HOLY COW those initial...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Bad Interview?
    Hi, I had my first interview for an RN position yesterday (I am graduating next week). First of all, I arrived 10 min. early, but they kept me waiting 15 minutes past the scheduled time (so 25...
    Dec 9, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. MSU Moorhead RN-BSN vs St. Scholastica vs UND vs Mankato...
    Hi there, I am finally actually almost done with my ADN Program (graduating in December :)) and am wondering about the next step. I knew right from the start that I want to go on to get my BSN...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  21. VBAC: new insights
    Hi, I just wanna add to that, according to the international cesarean awareness network (www.ican.org), the risk of a uterine rupture for a woman with a low transverse incision is 0.87%. Now...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. Passed boards- and got laid off immediately :-(
    Hi, I was just wondering if this happened to anyone else- I took nclex-pn on tuesday, and according to the BON web site, my license was issued this morning :) Now the sad thing is, the DON at my...
    Dec 31, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. Can I trust the BON, or do I have to wait for pearson to have my results up...?
    Well it doesn't say anything about a license yet- all it says is "application status: Passed exam 12/29/2009"; yesterday, it did not say that yet. still says nothing under license
    Dec 30, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Can I trust the BON, or do I have to wait for pearson to have my results up...?
    Hi, I took the nclex-PN yesterday.... the pearsonvue web site still says "your results are not available at this time", but as of this morning, my application status on the MN board of nursing...
    Dec 30, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. How many people failed the CNA state exam the first time?
    @Jessicuy: You'll know your results the same day :)
    Dec 17, '09
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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