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  1. University of Phoenix Online for BSN
    The classes are 5 weeks long and very intense, you must be very disciplined to do this. They have great tech support and I learned an incredible amount of information from not only my profs but the...
    Jan 15, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Salary and job change
    Thanks for the reply. Update is that I met with the VP of nursing, my unit manager and the Staff Dev. coordintator and we are negotiating a salary.
    Dec 30, '05
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. Salary and job change
    A year ago I completed my BSN and was just offered a part time job in case management. They require a BSn for this position, the issue, it is a 3.00 an hour pay cut. What do you all think? The plus...
    Dec 28, '05
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. Med Surg only ... for New grads???
    I agree that pt to nurse ratios need to change and that the quick discharge time is not always beneficial to the patient. I also think that unitl nurses in general unit and start bringing attention...
    Dec 10, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Med Surg only ... for New grads???
    Many people say I don't like med surg but all nursing is med surg and to a degree psych nursing. All assessments include VS, lungs, apical rate etc. This is basic med surg nursing and if you do not...
    Dec 8, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  6. Med Surg only ... for New grads???
    Med surg is a speciality and needs to be treated as such. You can become a CMSN just as you can become a CCRN. It is time for med surg to be respected for the speciality they are.
    Dec 7, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. University of Wyoming
    Thank you, I will try to call them this week.
    Nov 21, '05
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. University of Wyoming
    I just finished my BSn thru UOP and am thinking about an MSN in Ed. Wyoming is so much cheaper at 155.00 a credit and it would take 2 years which I am ok with but has anyone done any of the classes?...
    Nov 18, '05
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. Is it my imagination or do the nurses at clinicals hate us students?
    Well Michele I don,t know how old you are or where you go to school but let me tell you how I view nursing students. First I remeber what it was like because I just graduated 10 years ago at the age...
    Sep 24, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Teaching Evaluation Tool
    I am not sure if any one can help me but here is the quest, I am finishing up my BSN, this is my last course. I need to obtain a copy of a tool that is used to evaluate teaching in a higher education...
    Sep 15, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Amsn Convention
    Are any of you attending in Oct in Vegas/ As you know it was scheduled for New Orleans, this was to be my first convention and I was really looking forward to it. So now I am Vegas bound and wondered...
    Sep 12, '05
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Please help me with a few nursing Q's I have
    I gotta tell you that to me this is just having nurses do your homework for you. I am all for helping people and guiding you in the direction you need to go in but I really do not think it helps to...
    Sep 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Accrediting and regulatory nursing organizations?
    These are great! You guys are all so smart! \A big thank you, my whole day tomorrow is writting this paper.
    Sep 10, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Accrediting and regulatory nursing organizations?
    I am doing a paper on regulatory and accrediting as it applies to the faculty role in higher education setting. I am using the SBONN and the NLNac any other ideas or websites that would be helpful...
    Sep 10, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. Nurses over 50 &/or with health issues affecting work
    I am turning 52 this Nov and am really worried about retirement. My husband has none and my 401K is only about 60,000. right now. I know little about mutual funds and such. Plus I worry if I will be...
    Sep 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Narc Count, made a complete A$$ of myself!!!
    Wow< I would have been in a panic also, we recently had a nurse who did steal Vicodin and the whole thing has had a hugh impact on us. She will lose her RN license and probably do some jail time. I...
    Sep 2, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Report
    Any ideas for how to improve report, we do a verbal or taped and it is getting out of hand with how long it takes the next shift to come out.
    Aug 25, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Information needed
    I am working on a term paper for my BSN course on a business idea. My idea is a patient advocate/consultant who will help patinets with medical forms and basically whatever they feel is needed. My...
    Aug 20, '05
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  19. RN to BSN online
    Do any of you have any thoughts on Walden University? I just got an add from them for 50% tuition decrease and am wondering how they are for an MSN?
    Jul 22, '05
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. Amsn Convention
    Is anyone attending the AMSN convention in September in New Orleans? This is my first convention and I was hoping some of you may be threre.
    Jul 17, '05
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  21. RN to BSN online
    I also am finishing up with UOP for my BSN. It is expensive and frankly if I did not have tuition reimbursement I could not afford the program. I have had some issues with the team assignments and...
    Jul 4, '05
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. Patient Transfers.
    That may be but floor nurses are also busy and when half of them go to supper that can leave 2 nurses on the unit for 25 patients at my facility. WHen you are answering bells, doing IVP for pain and...
    Jun 24, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Patient Transfers.
    When you are either transferring a patient from the ER or receiving one from the ER what specific behaviors demonstrate a lack of cooperation? I know we get pateints who are wet or had now orders...
    Jun 23, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. College Algebra online or CLEP?
    I am in the UOP BSN program and took 2 algebras and stats online last year. It almost killed me, but to be fair I am poor in math. There is a website that really helped me look there...
    Jun 8, '05
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. Safety in LTC
    I am working on a presentation for safe environment in LTC, some of my suggestions are, continue ed for staff on safety, use of lifts and gait belt, proper lighting, sliding doors for bathrooms,...
    May 25, '05
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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