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  1. Excelsior nursing theory exams
    The first 4 tests are gimme's but all of the life spans require a bit of studying.
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. New grad RN with 26 years experience as LVN job hunting
    Meriwhen, thank you yes you are right and that's exactly why I have found myself becoming a bit anxious as the time comes to take the boards. I have always wanted to be an RN. Life had taken me...
    Oct 18, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    I will agree to disagree. I believe "when a man is hungry it is better to teach him to fish than to give him a fish"
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    And not to be disrespectful at all, but I too am glad that you are Canadian! :) I am also glad that you have noticed one of the aspects of Americans that make me down right proud to stand beside my...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. New grad RN with 26 years experience as LVN job hunting
    Thank you littlepeopleRNICU and cisindy, I had everything all figured out until I graduated :roflmao: and then I started seeing these posts by new grads and I guess nerves were getting the best of...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  6. Cpne mnemonic 20 min check
    Yes they see the IV insertion site as possibly contaminated. The tubing is clean and like we all know - you never go from contaminated to clean. My mnemonic was intro assess I had another one for...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    I agree with you that not paying taxes is a "pipe dream". However I don't think we need to sit back and let Wash DC continue down the path they're on. Taxes on the Federal level needs to be...
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  8. New grad RN with 26 years experience as LVN job hunting
    I will be sitting for the NCLEX-RN in 2 weeks and I have been reading over posts on this site. I am a bit discouraged due to the job market. My question for everyone is there a way to utilize my...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Gearing up to take the Excelsior CPNE. Help?
    Well I guess I would go into your category of no sweat. :) Not really though. I do think it depends on the individual. You do need to be self motivated, you will have minimal guidance!! And I do...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. A New Beginning
    I started in Oct of '10 and only had the nursing courses to do. I whipped out 4 by the end of 2010. Then my mom was dx. with recurrent ovarian ca and I had to take care of her for 6 months, so I...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  11. Cpne mnemonic 20 min check
    You are not becoming dirty due to touching the patient. In other words, as long as you are working with the same patient and have not touched any of their body fluids you would not have to re-clean...
    Oct 16, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  12. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    I totally agree!!!!! I think many people need a course in consumer math followed up with an explanation of "Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs". I know it is frustrating to work all week and not be able to...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    I totally agree they need to get themselves insurance. It's not very good "consumer math" to be able to afford insurance and yet still be paying as a self pay. Whether insurance is available thru...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  14. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    Well, I don't think any of us can answer that question within the confines of this DB, however, as to your question regarding the young person who is barely making ends meet but doesn't qualify for...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  15. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    Couple of quick questions......First, where has everyone gotten the idea that just because they have worked and been able to secure a "nest egg" that it shouldn't be used for LTC and then once...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    I agree as nurses we should care for patients without regard to social stigmas. However, as an American I am against pooling resources for the greater good. However, once a patient is being treated...
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  17. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    County rat awesome post. I have been compiling my posts and those of others, to assist me in gaining I complete and concrete answer. IMO this one is a keeper!! Thanks for sharing!!!
    Oct 14, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  18. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    Welp, I thank everyone for their opinions and wish you all well. I for one am tired of beating a dead horse. I believe I now understand the mindset of those who want ACA and believe I have stated...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  19. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    [QUOTE=Susie2310;6971161]"Most of the opponents are aware there is a problem. They just aren't willing to support a problem that will not fix the healthcare and has the potential to be damaging to...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  20. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    I agree not all people have the drive and survival instincts. I also see the USA as breeding these individiuals. Elementary schools and even some parts of high school it is not politically correct...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  21. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    At the risk of sounding harsh and being taken out of context....... The comments made about people opposing the ACA are not accurate. I find people, that are willing to argue that what I have is...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    In addition, sorry I just thiught about this. For the above "group" I and most are willing to assist in charitable ways. But why is the ACA seen as the only answer? One does not cut off his nose...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  23. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    . I might be willing to support this but I would need more stats.... How many households are without cable? How many households are without electronics (games, computers, phones, music, etc)? How...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  24. Healthcare is NOT a basic human right.
    I have been reading these posts since the first page, it bothers me that two arguments continue to rear there ugly heads. The first being that of indivual sad experiences. As nurses I cannot believe...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  25. Lpn - RN excelsior
    Hi MuyeeNY I private messaged you
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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