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  1. Am I the only one?
    I did my clinicals at a unit in a correctional institution and went home a couple of nights in tears and it was mostly due to the way the nurses, doctors and gaurds were treating the patients/IMs. It...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  2. Tutition Reimbursement
    I am about to graduate with my BSN at an out of state school had to take out big loans. And would love help paying back this and or potentially gong on to NP program. I have heard that some...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Wound care nurse salary range
    I am about to graduate with a BSN and this will be my second carreer, though, my first degree was in Health Science and worked in private offices for some time. I did get some experience at a...
    Aug 20, '11
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  4. Preceptor  becomes villain
    I just read this old post as i was searching for advice on bad preceptors as I am currently in school and having one. I am exhauseted right now from so much studying but wondering if you are still...
    Jun 5, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  5. Having a bad preceptorship experience.  Need encouragement.
    I too am having a bad experience and wonder if my preceptor can fail me. He doesnt seem to like me or like having me around. He has said that Im slow and put me in front of the computer to chart and...
    Jun 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. For those a BSN or MSN acquired online, did you face discrimination when job hunting
    Below is a link to a Frontline episode called College Inc. A hand full of for-profit unaccredited programs are really ripping people off and getting away with it. I am a huge fan of Frontline, I will...
    Dec 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Amount of debt upon graduation?
    Oh i forgot to say in my last post that my BSN will cost me about 45K not to mention the ADDITIONAl finance charges that will be almost half if not more.
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. Amount of debt upon graduation?
    Does anyone know a good school lender? Im going for an accelerated second degree BSN this spring. I ran across a post hear that recommended a private lender/bank with three letters...NCR, NRC or...
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Confused about nursing research
    Thanks! Did you attend a ABSN program or know people who did? I spoke with a gal that went through the same school but did the traditional program and said she only had less than a handfull of papers...
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Is anyone else excited?
    I am starting an accelerated program in about 7 days and have myself paralyzed in fear about money and have heard so many stories about the level of intensity. Can anyone who has been in an ABSN...
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. For those a BSN or MSN acquired online, did you face discrimination when job hunting
    I looked into Western Governers and was told that it is a competancy based program and although they are accredited, they do not award grades. Its pass/fail so if you plan on getting an advanced...
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Extreme Fatigue in a 26 y/o Female
    Hi there, just read your post about your daughter and you mentioned the fact that she was hospitalized for a viral infection and that it was after that she was having the severe fatique. Maybe its...
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Financial Help For Student Nurse
    You mentioned he was in a car accident. Hopefully he has insurance or may be eligible to get the cost of renting a car paid for by the insurance company at least while he is trying to get through...
    Dec 25, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Confused about nursing research
    Wow thanks for the help!:yeah: I will start looking into the pocket guide, voice activated sytem and the lab is a great idea. I appreciate you explaining the class as well. I love this forum!
    Dec 20, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Confused about nursing research
    I am getting ready to start an ABSN program and I dont like writing i am also not very good at it. I just found out that the particular program I was accepted into has a ton of writing invloved. Im...
    Dec 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. How to Pay for 2nd Degree?!?!
    i couldnt fiqure out how to message you ........ so had to friend you. Sallie Mae. I qualified but have not signed as I was reading some posts on here that they are a nightmere, so now I dont know...
    Dec 19, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  17. Depression and Nursing School
    I like what the all the replies to your post said. Its nice to hear words of encouragement and being positive does help. Sometimes I wonder though if the negative thinking causes depression or...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. any probs with sallie mae private loans
    I just got approved for a Sallie Mae loan but have not signed on the dotted line. It has only been two days since I got the approval and already about 8 emails to me to take immediate action. That is...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. How to Pay for 2nd Degree?!?!
    I was getting turned down for loans too (they were basically asking for a co-signer), with a good credit score then found one major lender, (dont know if i can post it on this site so i wont) but...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. How to Pay for 2nd Degree?!?!
    About the post by TheSquire....not sure that's correct, i got into a masters entry program and was told that since the first year is basically getting your BSN, it was considered undergraduate and...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Second Bachelors degree???
    I did not read all of the posts in reply to yours but my first thought was to take the necessary prerequisites like A and P, chem, etc. to raise your GPA however, most programs look at the two GPAs...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. Should I be a nurse? Need a lot of advice
    I wish I was a faster typist as there is a lot I want to tell you... I will try to be susinct and at the same time be helpful. First major piece of advice is try to stay in-state for in state...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. What are my chances of getting into the nursing program?
    I have seen many people switching careers and academic paths. I wouldn't worry about that. I think nurses and nurse educators are flattered when you show interest in their profession and don't look...
    Dec 18, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  24. Nurse with Body Odor
    I wouldnt leave a note or send an email. I thought the post describing a clever scenario hinting to the gal in the restaraunt was good. If its possible to be cutsey or clever, I would do it that way....
    Dec 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Should I FINALLY follow through with nursing school?
    I have gone round and round on nursing school as well and I think that it is the schooling portion that is making it difficult. Not a lack of the will to become a nurse. I have heard horror stories...
    Dec 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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