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  1. Not doing well in the UW, want to go to SCCC for nursing degree
    My suggestion. Take your classes at a community college. Not only are they cheaper they also tend to be MUCH smaller classes! I'm not going to say they will be easier (although some may be). You can...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  2. Sanford Health, FARGO, New Grad
    Hello, I'm a new BSN grad from Washington State. I received a call from Sanford Health, Fargo, ND and now have a phone interview set up for their ICU (there are 2 units it sounds like; CVICU &...
    Oct 3
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  3. Sanford Health Experience?
    So, I saw that you started at Sanford Health. I have an interview with them (Fargo location). I'm from WA and a new grad. I know you haven't been there long, but what can you say? Thank you, ~A
    Oct 3
    Forum: North Dakota Nursing
  4. WA Nclex results?
    For future NCLEX takers: My license went life ~3 hours after I completed the exam. I tested in Seattle, WA in July 2014, finished a bit after 9am. RN license went active on WaDoH around noon. ...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  5. Swedish Nurse residency- jan-feb cohort 2015
    Hey I noticed my online status has been updated! "Pending Interview"
    Sep 29
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  6. Some of Us Are Trying to Help You...
    It is up to the NURSING STUDENT to KNOW their scope of practice. It is up to the nursing student to be PROACTIVE and seek out learning opportunities within their scope of practice. It is...
    Sep 29
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Swedish New to Specialty Program
    Sent you a PM
    Sep 28
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  8. Experienced ICU nurse, where to work?
    I PMed you
    Sep 28
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  9. Some of Us Are Trying to Help You...
    I think the general rule for students: 1.) KNOW what your "scope of practice" is. (Know your educational institution's rules & the hospital's rules) 2.) Be PROACTIVE and search out/request...
    Sep 28
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Some of Us Are Trying to Help You...
    I love your style! But, for all the nursing students that don't have a rock star for a nurse preceptor; step up to the plate! Show some initiative. Have a pt that needs a Foley/NG/OG/....? Ask your...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Swedish Nurse residency- jan-feb cohort 2015
    Lovedogs31, yes I was told at the end of my interview. But, I did my senior prac at Swedish, so maybe that helped. If you haven't heard back, I wouldn't worry! For some units, the dates for the...
    Sep 27
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  12. Swedish Nurse residency- jan-feb cohort 2015
    I had my HR interview today. As of today, they were interviewing for all units. Neonatal ICU, however, seems to be full (not my interest). I too was recommended to move on to peer-interviewing which...
    Sep 26
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  13. University of Washington SoN Fall 2013
    Yes, that is true. You MUST meet both UW general admission requirements and UW SoN requirements. If you are admitted into UW SoN but do NOT meet UW general requirements, you will be denied admission...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  14. Bring back the easily accessible internal search engine
    I've figured it out. The search engine is somehow linked to the advertisement below. My security settings don't trust the advertisement link and therefore won't allow the search bar to load. It is...
    Apr 14
    Forum: How To Use Site
  15. Bring back the easily accessible internal search engine
    I'm using Google Chrome on a Windows 7 system. There is no search engine in the top right screen. There used to be but since the "remodel", it has not been there.
    Apr 14
    Forum: How To Use Site
  16. Bring back the easily accessible internal search engine
    What I miss is an easily accessible search option. Having a "search" link at the bottom of the page is inconvenient and annoying. Bring back the easily accessible internal search engine.
    Apr 14
    Forum: How To Use Site
  17. University of Washington's BSN program 2014
    Posting the 2014 stats from the UW admissions blog here (because the next cohort always wants to know butthey only leave the info up for limited time) The UW School of Nursing received 476...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  18. University of Washington SoN Fall 2013
    Unfortunately, the people that dropout after Orientation don't help. They have closed the wait-list by then (In 2012, we had one person, #9, admitted off the wait-list on the 1st day of orientation)....
    Mar 23
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  19. University of Washington's BSN program 2014
    For the 2014 graduating cohort (started in 2012): they let 9 students off the wait-list. (I had a friend that was originally #10 and did not get in). The student who was #9 on the wait-list was...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  20. University of Washington's BSN program 2014
    It is important if you get in. It will be how you access all UW stuff including your UW email (Alpine), as well as HMC & UWMC computers, if you are assigned to clinical at these sites. Also, keep in...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  21. University of Washington's BSN program 2014
    I am just 3 months away from graduating!! It's very exciting. We have all gotten out Senior practicum placements and, now that this quarter is almost over, people are gearing up for 1 more. I can say...
    Mar 6
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  22. University of Washington's BSN program 2014
    UW BSN (2012-2014) student here, Acceptance letters are SKINNY! There are just 2 pieces of paper in the envelope. Don't be afraid if your envelope is thin, you have to open it to get your prize!!!...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Washington Nursing
  23. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    Brinnym3 I don't know what it was like this year but, I was accepted into the 2012 ABSN program. Ultimately, however, I chose the BSN program (2012-2014) and will be graduating this June!!! In...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  24. University of Washington Accelerated BSN program Summer 2014
    As for textbooks: often the graduating students (BSN2) and some of the BSN1 sell their books. The previous cohort of ABSNs will not yet be graduated when you start, so fewer sell their books. From my...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  25. University of Washington accelerated BSN summer 2013
    New applicants always ask so for future reference: 2013, for the class beginning Summer of 2014,The UW School of Nursing received 157 applications for 48 spots in the ABSN program 48...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Washington Nursing


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