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  1. Any easy RN-BSN online program in the U.S.?
    Easy like flat out give you a good grade? For real? Any accredited college should make you EARN your good grades. If you find making good grades is easy, then thats great for you. But when you said...
    Jun 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Pros/Cons of ONLINE NP program!?!?!
    PrettyWings, I don't know because I am still in school. I can say though, the work is HARD and isn't any easier than an in person class, like those I took for my RN classes. If the school is...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  3. Pros/Cons of ONLINE NP program!?!?!
    I am currently a student in a distance education (aka "online" but I don't like that terminology ) . I am attending Frontier, for their CNM program, but they also have a FNP program as well. As...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. IV pump falls onto patient's head and seriously injures him
    I personally have never seen (or heard of) a wall mounted IV pole either, and could see how that could pose some transporation issues. WHen i was in labor with one of my many children, my IV...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  5. Experience needed before beginning midwifery program - timing issues!
    Frontier does require one year of nursing experience, though not necessarily L&D experience. They will consider other relevant health care experience in lieu of the one year requirement. Keep looking...
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  6. IV pump falls onto patient's head and seriously injures him
    http://www.indystar.com/article/20110415/NEWS/104150396/Hospital-IV-unit-strikes-gravely-injures-patient?odyssey=tab|topnews|text|IndyStar.com Elderly gentleman in the hospital after surgery. Had...
    Apr 28, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. Frontier in 2012
    I am in the same class at Frontier as the earlier poster, klone. I applied in Feb 2010 for the August 2010 Frontier Bound. Although you are finding out your acceptance 6-8 weeks before Frontier Bound...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. Job interview while pregnant
    6 years ago, soon before my graduation, I was applying for jobs while also pregnant. I went to one interview while 8 months pregnant. Didn't get offered the job, even though I brought up in the...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Should I tell my NM or not???
    I think a young healthy patient with a 30pt drop in systolic BP warrants further investigation, more frequent VS, MD eval, etc. Of course she was feeling better--she had narcs! I think you are in the...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. do employers care if you are on xanax?
    Well, you're gonna have to disclose the Xanax on the pre employment drug screen.
    Apr 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. SUNY Downstate-Midwifery: Anti-Nursing?
    At Frontier, you must be a nurse to apply , with at least one year experience, but other significant healthcare experience will be considered in lieu of the one year requirement. But-- you still have...
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  12. "They give the meds, we do the care"
    Watching "Undercover Boss" and its the CEO of Brightstar, which i've never heard of. So, apparently one of the jobs of the company is providing agency staff to nursing homes, etc. The CEO asked a CNA...
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Did any of you NOT take a NCLEX prep course??
    My first job required the Kaplan 4 day course. I didn't mind. the hospital paid for the course, and paid me my hourly salary to be there. I actually liked it though. I thought the Kaplan course...
    Apr 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Is EPIC coming to your facility??....
    My previous job used EPIC, and I was working there when they transitioned to EPIC. It was fine. It did make the doctors enter all orders into the computer, and it also strongly discouraged any...
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Informatics
  15. Does anyone enjoy being a nurse???
    i love being a nurse. i love my job, and i've had jobs that i really didn't love as a nurse, too. i don't regret becoming a nurse at all, and never have (i've been a nurse almost 6 years). I'm so...
    Mar 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Frontier ADN to MSN Bridge students/former students
    Ladies, you won't hear anything likely until June. I applied last February for the August bridge class last summer, just like you are now. Our class didn't hear anything until the end of June. When...
    Feb 25, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. ADN Students Whom Already Hold a Bachelors in Another Field
    It's not 10 days at a time. If you do the ADN -MSN program, it is 4 days before you start (Monday afternoon-Thursday morning) then, after the first year there, you do the same four day visit, then,...
    Feb 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. Annoyed by what I saw in the dining room...vent
    maybe she was friends with him and was being nice? If you look for an ulterior motive in everything, you will find one. When I was a nursing student, I may have been scared of the doctors, but I...
    Jan 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Did you apply to an NP school before you got your BSN?
    Do you have any experience as a nurse? Some schools Require experience. Some don't. Just be mindful of that when choosing where to apply
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  20. Survey: How old were you when you entered the nursing profession?
    23 when I graduated and became a RN. Will be 32 in 2013 when I garduate grad school and become CNM
    Jan 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. for RN to BSN, does it matter if your school is not accredited by NLN?
    I was just discussing this yesterday. A nurse I work with graduates from an unaccredited (by NLN) ADN program. Her ADN school lost accreditation and didn't tell the students until they were halfway...
    Jan 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. Does anyone regret leaving acute care?
    Well, guess I will be te only one to say that i did miss working in a hospital. I worked in a hospital for 4.5 years. Cardiology, then labor & delivery. I got tired of the politics and such, so I...
    Jan 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Would you marry a Doctor?
    sure, if i fell in love with one. (oh, and if i wasn't already married, which i am...so this is hypothetical) yeah, they are subjected to lawsuits more often, work long hours, etc. but, every job...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Past Bad Grades Affecting Potential RN
    I went to college right out of high school, b/c thats what you're supposed to do, right? I went to the local community college and took 3 classes. Well, I was 18, didn't know what i wanted to do with...
    Dec 29, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  25. Grandparent's medications pose danger to children.
    maybe the girl thought they were stickers?
    Dec 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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