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  1. MSN vs DNP?
    I really want to go back to graduate school, but I know there is all this controversy about the MSN vs DNP in order to be considered a nurse practitioner. Does anyone know what IL plans to do? Most...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  2. Grads from Chamberlain
    Yes, it's the program for new grads. Basically they give us a good orientation with a preceptor and take you resuscitation classes, unit classes, etc. It's a great program and eases you into actual...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  3. Any RN or students around the Chi --Help plz
    I went to Chamberlain-Addison campus. I had a GREAT experience there and have a great job now because of it. I thought that the instructors were great and that the program taught me what I needed. I...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  4. Grads from Chamberlain
    I graduated this past Feburary and am currently in Children's new grad residency. To me, it seems not about where you went but how you are as a person. I worked as an assistant in school. I highly...
    Sep 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  5. Children's Memorial RN Internship Program
    The CNA jobs are posted under nursing when they are posted.
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  6. Children's Memorial RN Internship Program
    Just keep checking the site everyday. The positions go up fast and go down just as fast.
    Jul 13, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  7. Chamberlain College of Nursing - Addison
    I graduated from Chamberlain in Feburary, took my NCLEX, passed on the first try, and just received my dream job as a new grad! Chamberlain did its job for me. I couldn't be happier with the program...
    Jun 29, '11
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  8. I finally got my IL RN License now how do I get a job in Chicago ?
    University of Chicago offers full tuition assistance, but most hospitals do offer some sort of assistance. I recommend applying anywhere and everywhere. Having experience will be a huge plus because...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  9. Children's Memorial RN Internship Program
    Hi! I just got my call for a new grad job at Children's today! The program does pay, but you are considered a RN intern for the first year. After that you become an experienced RN in their...
    Jun 27, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  10. IL RN License
    Hello, I passed my NCLEX and got my pass letter in May. I mailed out my application for licensure as soon as I got my letter. I'm still waiting for my license. I work at a hospital that does hire...
    Jun 11, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  11. ACLS Classes In or Near Chicago?
    I took a course today with Acute Care Education Systems, and they were FANTASTIC! They break everything down nicely and make it very understandable. It's about $200, but well worth it. I highly...
    Mar 26, '11
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  12. Rush University Medical Center Hiring Process
    I had an interview with Rush for a student internship, and it probably took them two months to get back to me for an interview. I have a friend that works there, and she told me that when she got...
    Aug 26, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  13. Do Chicago Hospitals only hire BSN RNs?
    CLC 172, I just got hired at Children's for the SNA program, and they got back to me within one week. I'm not sure if it is different for the new grad program, but I know that they do like people...
    Jun 13, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  14. OB Case Study
    I'm trying to work on a case study for my OB course, and OB is not my strong point because I have absolutely NO interest in it. Here is the question... What can be done to help direct the fetal...
    Jan 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  15. PCT/SNA Positions
    HELP! I'm in my 4th semester of nursing school, and I'm direly trying to find a good position to work at during school. I don't have my certification, but I know some hospitals will hire nursing...
    Jan 6, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  16. Questions for current Chamberlain students
    Hey everyone, I'm a current Chamberlain student in my 4th semester, and so close to graduation that I can taste. Thus far, I've loved it at Chamberlain. It's a bit pricey I know, but worth it I...
    Jan 6, '10
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  17. Pediatric Lab Values
    I just started my pediatrics rotations for school. I am wondering if anyone knows a good website that explains why lab values may be abnormal in the pediatric population. Thanks for any help in...
    Nov 2, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  18. Studying for Med/surg
    HELP!!! I am 3 weeks away from being done with med/surg. There is no way I can get an A in the class at this point because I got an 83 on the first exam of med/surg 2. All I want at this point is a...
    Sep 28, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. chamberlain college of nursing-addison-deadlines
    I am currently in the program, finishing up the second half of med/surg at the moment. Your first semester and a half (depending on your transfer credits), you will be in class 8-5 for nursing...
    Sep 17, '09
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  20. Risk for injury care plan
    I have a patient who had a gait dysfunction and has fallen twice within the past 3 months. My nursing diagnosis is: Risk for injury r/t fall risk. I just don't know what to include as short...
    Sep 5, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Chamberlain College of Nursing - Addison
    Vixgirl - Yes, the fundamentals semester is considered second year. You will have fundamentals, pathophys, and health assessment. Katacake - That is correct, there is no requirement to get into...
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  22. Care plan for diverticulitis
    Thank you so much!
    Aug 9, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Care plan for diverticulitis
    Alright, I'm having a hell of a time with this care plan. My patient was relatively healthly prior to having his sigmoid colon removed secondary to diverticulitis. My diagnoses are: ...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. Chamberlain College of Nursing - Addison
    They called me and then sent me an official letter when I got in. Not sure what they do now.
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: Chamberlain College Online Nursing
  25. Fluid and electrolyte help
    I was just wondering if anyone knew a good website that broke down electrolyte functions in the body? I have my midterm on it on Thursday, and I get the main ones (aka sodium, potassium) and why they...
    Jul 27, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance


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