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  1. Question about Minnesota schools
    Century sounds about the same as most programs out there. It is extremely competetive. Whether they tell you or not, they all have criteria for deciding who gets in like grades and CNA. There are so...
    Dec 31, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  2. Question about Minnesota schools
    No, this is for a traditional BSN four year degree. 2 years of generals and 2 years of nursing and then you take the NCLEX-RN to get licensed. It's brand new, the very first class. they have an...
    Dec 14, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  3. Question about Minnesota schools
    I see that National American University in Bloomington just started offering a BSN program. They are accepting applications January through June, hurry, all 24 spots are still open!
    Dec 13, '08
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  4. National American University???
    Not sure where you are from, but NAU just started a BSN program in Bloomington, MN. It is mostly on campus, a few online courses. They will start accepting apps in January, there are only 24 spots so...
    Dec 13, '08
    Forum: Kansas Nursing
  5. Educators paid by the hour or credit  hour?
    "By the hour" is a confusing term in academia. If I take my annual salary and divide by a 40 hour week I make about $26.50 per hour. However, I rarely work only 40 hours if I count all the teaching,...
    Oct 7, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. Would like to know
    I disagree that we should focus on the physical abilities/limitations in nursing or nursing education. Nursing is first and foremost knowledge work. As a person with some physical disability I would...
    Sep 23, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Educators paid by the hour or credit  hour?
    Nursing faculty are paid by the contact hour at our community college. Classroom teaching is 1 credit for 1 hour, lab instruction is 2 hours for 1 credit, and clinical teaching is 3 hours for 1...
    Sep 23, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. Interview for Educator position
    Nursing faculty positions will start to be posted in March for the next academic year. In MN a Masters degree in nursing is needed for a FT position at most colleges, some non-accredited technical...
    Feb 26, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. When to start and is it worth it?
    Try this web link: https://www.capella.edu/default.aspx The courses were challenging but do-able. They are all online, anywhere, anytime. When I applied they gave me credit for 48 credits from my...
    Feb 25, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. seeking online teaching job
    Hello, I am interested in teaching online as well. I have tried UOP, but they really want you to have a PhD. I do teach some online courses for the community college I am at, mainly because many of...
    Feb 25, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. Interview for Educator position
    Congratulations on the decision to pursue a career in nursing education, we all know how needed you are. I have served on many search committees for nursing faculty, and have been through many...
    Feb 25, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. When to start and is it worth it?
    I have been teaching fulltime at a community college with my MSN for 6 years, and I have been working on my PhD in education for the last two years. I love the variety of teaching opportunities....
    Feb 25, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. The Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) Examination
    I have a provacative related question. One of the objectives of the CNE is: "Distinguish academic nursing education as a specialty area of practice and an advanced practice role within professional...
    Feb 25, '07
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. working on PhD
    I am a full-time ADN educator with a MSN in nursing education currently taking classes in a PhD program. Is anyone else out there submitting themselves to this kind of torture? How are you...
    Dec 4, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. BSN as Educator?
    Many LPN programs hire BSNs for clinical and classroom. Also, the ADN programs that are not nationally accredited will hire BSN as well. It is really just the NLNAC accredited schools that must hire...
    Dec 4, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. RN and LPN license question
    Hi Aylinajo, The mnbon is most interested in protecting the public, and will not be of much help on your behalf. I wondered when I read your post, do you belong to a union? As a member of the MN...
    Dec 4, '05
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  17. NLNAC & accreditation?
    Thanks, Vickie for the information. This is a topic that needs some research. I wonder if there is any evidence that adding more slots for students in schools of nursing impacts the nursing shortage?...
    Nov 25, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. NLNAC & accreditation?
    Hey Vickie, I am interested in what educators in other states think regarding accreditation. I teach at a community college that is NLNAC accredited and we work hard to maintain it. However, many of...
    Nov 24, '05
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. The future and Power of Nursing, I need your opinions
    "Power is one of the last dirty words. It is easier to talk about money-and much easier to talk about sex-than to talk about power" (Kanter). Nursing will have no future if we as nurses do not...
    Sep 26, '04
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  20. MNA Convention
    How many of you MN nurses plan to attend the convention in October this year? I go every year, it is a great place to network. Remember, MNA is a professional organization with a union arm. You can...
    Sep 26, '04
    Forum: Minnesota Nursing
  21. Stressed out and Getting Out
    When I was through with the dead-end of staff nursing I went to graduate school for nursing education. I have been teaching at a state college for 6 years now and I want out. I took a $20K/year cut...
    Sep 26, '04
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. Nurse Shortage or Nursing Shortage: Have We Missed the Real Problem?
    There is one thing worse than a NP with no nursing experience, an NP with no experience who gets a job teaching at a college! I have worked with such creatures in education, and they have no...
    Sep 26, '04
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. educator pay
    In MN, the BON requires a MSN in nursing to teach full-time. However, many schools get around this when there is a shortage and hire BSNs on a part-time basis. I currently work in the state community...
    Sep 25, '04
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. nursing instructor shortages
    I agree that BSN prepared nurses can be great clinical instructors, in RN programs as well as technical. I think that nurse educators are realizing that this is a role that requires some additional...
    Sep 25, '04
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Time management and overwhelming curriculums
    I graduated with a MSN in nursing education in 2000. When I was hired full-time at the college I was teaching at, my first project was to work with 2 other seasoned faculty and revamp the curriculum...
    Sep 25, '04
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty


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