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  1. What To Look For In An Online Nursing Degree Program
    I am currently working on my MSN at Grand Canyon University (where I also earned my BSN). GCU is accredited and has an agreement with my hospital for a 10% reduction in tuition. Check out GCU!
    Apr 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  2. Chamberlain, Capella, Kaplan, or who???
    I earned my BSN through Grand Canyon University. They have an awesome library, great professors, and you can work on your own schedule.
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  3. Doing favors or giving gifts for patients: Unacceptable?
    I agree with you Lennonninja, but I was thinking about one elderly patient who did not have denture cream (so he couldn't put his teeth in and couldn't chew food). He had no family, so I went down to...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Leadership theory?
    How about servant leadership?
    Oct 9, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  5. Another burnt out nurse - questioning everything. . .
    Hang in there. I'm also in an MSN program and writing endless papers. I wonder if you could switch to a Baylor program (where you work 2 12 hour shifts, usually on a weekend and get paid for F/T...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Alternative to Affirmative Action in College Acceptance
    What got me thinking about this topicwas an article I heard on NPR news. Here is the link: http://www.npr.org/player/v2/mediaPlayer.htmlaction=1&t=1&islist=false&id=136173961&m=136173962 I...
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Alternative to Affirmative Action in College Acceptance
    Rather than admitting a person to college on non-academic basis, a better alternative is to provide access to a college transition program such as the Elena Buchanan Transition Program at Rutgers....
    Sep 13, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. What companies policies do you have for work comp?
    I would make it policy that ALL incidents and injuries get reported. This way you can identify near-misses and prevent identical injuries from reoccurring. Check out Duke's website, I think this...
    Aug 30, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  9. 2nd interview
    Don’t stress. I would answer the question about malingering worker’s in this way – I would use my team to find the best solution. I would work with the w/c insurance carrier, the occ. health doctor,...
    Jun 6, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  10. oxygen sTaturations
    oh man I forgot how to spell ammonia!:facepalm:
    Jan 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. oxygen sTaturations
    How about when they are worried that they have "amonia"? Or "verygross veins" instead of varicose veins?
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. EKU 2nd degree program
    Follow up? What happened? Did you graduate? Was it what you expected? I am looking at a MS program at EKU (Iím a RN, BSN, COHN) (Master of Science in Safety, Security & Emergency Management) Has...
    Jan 22, '13
    Forum: Kentucky Nursing
  13. As Nurse Lay Dying, Offering Herself as Instruction in Caring
    From the New York Times I found this interesting article today: As Nurse Lay Dying, Offering Herself as Instruction in Caring By ABBY GOODNOUGH Published: January 10, 2013 In this article a...
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  14. Kennedy suing Nurses
    I agree with klone, you donít take a baby off the floor unless discharged. Isnít it normal hospital protocol to put alarms on the baby to prevent kidnapping? And this alarm only comes off upon...
    Jan 10, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. COHN-S Study Materials
    I took as many free practice tests as I could find online and made my own flash cards from the following book: Core Curriculum for Occupational & Environmental Health Nursing by American Association...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  16. COHN Exam
    So how did you do?
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  17. Qualified or not?
    The key is that it says "COHN preferred"; working on it is the next best thing. You need 3,000 hours experience in occ health to get your COHN. An average work year is 2,080 hours. Apply and tell...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  18. entry level jobs in Occupational Health
    Hi Strivingformore, It sounds like you are on the right path by pursuing your COHN. Look for employee health nurse jobs in a hospital setting or occupational health nurse jobs at places like...
    Jan 5, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  19. Grand canyon University
    @tokmom relax! You will be ok, just take it one step at a time. I got derailed because I was in my last round of chemo and it got really hard to concentrate. The school has resources to keep you on...
    Jan 4, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  20. Grand canyon University
    I struggled, just because it had been a really long time since I took a math class. The class was called “Applied Statistics for Health Care Professionals”. Unfortunately I did not save the syllabus...
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  21. Grand canyon University
    @tokmom and centered rn, I haven't posted enough to be able to PM. For statistics, I continued the class work even after dropping (for practice, not a score). I had family help correct my homework....
    Jan 3, '13
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  22. Grand canyon University
    It took me two tries to get through (math) statistics online at GCU. I was failing two weeks in. So I withdrew from the class and retook it. I think I was only reimbursed 25% for the class. I was...
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Traditional Schools, Colleges, Universities
  23. what did you get for Christmas from your employer?
    I received a BLACK blanket with the hospital logo.
    Dec 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Freaking out about my PPD!
    Well it is 8/22 so you probably know if you have had a conversion yet. If you did convert, I would recommend getting the quantiFERON gold test (blood test). It tests for TB specifically unlike the...
    Aug 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Health and Wellness Fair
    for my last health fair, i changed the tonefrom just medical to whole health (mind and body balance). i highlighted the importance of work/lifebalance, reduction of stress, and participation in...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing


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