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  1. Are you a "Professor", or a "Mrs."?
    What an interesting conversation! At the small community college where I teach, all Masters Prepared faculty are titled "Professor" although in our small nursing program (we have a total of 70-80...
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  2. Got kicked out of an RN program don't know what to do
    It is unfortunate that they are not treating all students with the same respect and dignity. This should not be tolerated by the school administration. The math test is HUGE!! You can cause...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  3. Got kicked out of an RN program don't know what to do
    Nursing Faculty here. Sorry could not help but to reply. If the College of Nursing requires a 75% to pass a course, you MUST achieve this!! Many times it is about the grade you earned and nothing...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Question about OU MSN
    First, you need to have clear in your mind what pathway you are persuing. If you are on the educator pathway, you want your BSN so you can adjunct or teach while finishing the MSN. If not, you may...
    Jun 17, '09
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  5. Salary
    I do enjoy grading in my jammies and working on lectures on my weekends!!!! Those students that pass are such an boost!!
    Jun 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. Advice needed!  2 yr CNL vs 3 yr CNS
    I agree with VickiRN! They are shutting down the CNL AND CNS programs in my area since the hospitals and physicians are not using them correctly. In my area, those who have a masters in Public...
    May 18, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Hesi Exit Test
    Thank You Valmor for that very quick and easy rationale as to why we do this. We use another testing system, but use it the same way. It helps us predict who will pass NCLEX and that is what we are...
    May 18, '09
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  8. Accredited vs. Nonaccredited
    Where I am, you can take the NCLEX after graduating from a achool without accreditation, but if you want to go on with your education, NONE of the credits may transfer to an accredited school.
    May 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. simulations
    I went through the old journals I had and kept the stories, case studies and anything that had a name and situation. When we want to do a simulation about in conjunction with course content, the lab...
    May 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. Does your school separate didactic classes from clinical?
    We are seperating our diadactic and clinical grades. Our students were being counceled regarding theory grades and then ending up with an "A" or "B" in the class because we added the points for...
    May 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Salary
    Really depends on your geographic area and experience. In my state the vocational/technical schools pay differently than the colleges. And the community college pays differently than the 4-year...
    May 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Got kicked out of an RN program don't know what to do
    Most schools either have or are contemplating having 100% pass on medication exams. It really matters that you give medications correctly 100% of the time!! Remember, you will have lives in your...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. ATI Exit Exam
    Congrats!!! :yeah:
    May 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Students'  Gifts:  Validation or Appreciation
    I sometimes will get a "thank you" but so many times they are so consumed with a final exam or the end of the semester that they are just relieved the clinical experience is over! I do clinicals,...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. Students having your contact info...
    I give my cell phone # to my students and they do not abuse it. I have unlimited texting since many live in that arena and I carry on full conversations with them. Sometimes they are just anxious and...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. New to teaching pharmacology
    I teach an online pharmacology course. Most of my students at the moment are pre-nursing and some do very well. The students have questions to answer in each module that they must find in the book....
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. Hesi Exit Test
    All I can say is "I love my students!!!" We as faculty try so hard to expose each student the knowledge they need to be safe in the workplace and be successful on the NCLEX-RN. There are times I...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  18. Considering being a nurse instructor
    Bearyspecial: Being fair AND turning out safe nursing students is not easy! I remind the students that the board of nursing is not there to protect them, it is there to protect the clients! Sounds...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. Any Good Books to Read Before Nursing School?
    Read something you enjoy! You may not be able to do this for your entire nursing school journey! Like other posters stated, you will get plenty of reading in those wonderful, awesome textbooks!!!...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. MSN question
    Hello ljcraigrn, OU has the NP option (family, peds and other specialities) and Nurse Educator. The CNS may have been put on hold, they are not being used correctly in Oklahoma and they are having...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  21. OU nursing Acceptance
    Don't forget these are not the only programs. I would not recommend Platt (accreditation problems) but do look into the other programs around the city and surrounding area. If you wish to wait for...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  22. OU nursing Acceptance
    The college I teach in has stopped participating in the 1+1 program since many of those students are not successful in the RN program. The LPN program does not teach the same things as the first year...
    Apr 18, '09
    Forum: Oklahoma Nursing
  23. Hesi Exit Test
    You sound very frustrated. Use this experience to mold how you will treat new nurses or team members. I will give you an "GOOD JOB!!!!" since you have made it this far! Positive thoughts for you...
    Apr 18, '09
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help
  24. Qualifications of Nurse Educators
    Sometimes it is all about the stories the students can relate to! You would probably be very good with fundamental students. They are so scared and those fundamental skills that you use daily are...
    Apr 17, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Hesi Exit Test
    YES!! It really IS a predictor of your success in the NCLEX-RN!! You have now shown that you and your classmates are not trustworthy. Is this how you will act with clients? Will you have this same...
    Apr 17, '09
    Forum: HESI Exit Exam Help


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