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  1. About to just give up...
    Are you and RN or LPN? When did you graduate? Pikeville is hiring RN's with a great sign on bonus. Don't give up. Jobs are out there. If you are an LPN then you need to go back to school and get...
    Mar 3, '12
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  2. WV LPN jobs and RN program SWVCTC
    Did you apply to Southern? Their program is excellent. You will not find a better program.
    Feb 16, '11
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  3. First H1N1 Death in WV
    The first H1N1 death in WV, a 51 year old nurse. How sad, I feel so sorry for his family.:cry:
    Sep 6, '09
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  4. Is it true that a BSN will be mandatory soon?
    BSN and ADN, both ARE RN's!!!!!!!!!!!!
    Aug 12, '08
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. Mountain State University Nursing program?
    In 2007 West Liberty State College (BSN Program) and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College, Kanawha Valley and Moorefield Cohorts, (ADN Program) had 100% pass rates on the NCLEX-RN....
    Feb 25, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  6. Lowest Passage Rate in all 50 States for Nurses
    Gospel, I hate to burst your bubble:nono:, however West Liberty State College and Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College had the best pass rates in WV in 2007, 100%. Same is true for...
    Feb 13, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  7. need help!!
    The West Virginia Center for Nurisng has scholarship money available for individuals who have completed 50% of their program. Yes, there is a work requirement involved. ...
    Feb 10, '08
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  8. Happy 100th Birthday WV Nurses
    :balloons:Happy Birthday West Virginia Nurses! This week the West Virginia Board of Examiners for Registered Professional Nurses and the West Virginia Nurses Association Celebrated 100 Years of...
    Oct 19, '07
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  9. Anyone accepted to WVSCTC for Fall 2007 program?
    West Virginia State will not graduate their firt class until this May. It is a very new program. Noryn, what year did you graduate from Southern? I graduated in 1977 and you are right Southern...
    Apr 8, '07
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  10. Am I Competitive??
    Southern only requires an overall GPA of 2.0. Selection is based on a point system. An ACT composite score of 25 will give you points, as will grades of "B" or better in EN 101 and EN 102, and...
    Mar 14, '07
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  11. West Virginia CRNA Programs
    Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College has a site at Institute. The nursing program had 100% pass rate in 2006 on the national licensure exam. Hospitals in the Charleston area are...
    Dec 11, '06
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  12. CNA Test? HELP
    In WV CNA training/certification is controlled by the WVDHHR. The website is Unless things have changed, and I do not believe they have, you must have clinical...
    Aug 30, '06
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  13. lpn license
    Diana, Failure to disclose the DUI is a violation in WV. Withholding information or falsifying an application is reason for discipline. Each time it is asked on application you must answer yes,...
    Aug 26, '06
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  14. Schools
    Southern's nursing program is in Logan, where 90 students are admitted each year; in the Kanawha Valley, at the Rehab Hospital at Institute, where 24 students are admitted every other year; and in...
    Aug 15, '06
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  15. Schools
    Noryn, you are correct about Southern. The entire program costs less than $10,000. The pass rates are the best in the state. Southern only admits students at the Kanawha Valley site every other...
    Aug 13, '06
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  16. Lame Duck or Damaged Goods?
    Sorry I haven't responded sooner. I've been on vacation. Back to work today. It's great to hear about your and Robin's new jobs. They sound great. Something I would truely love to do,...
    Jul 17, '06
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  17. Lame Duck or Damaged Goods?
    Randy, Great answer! I am very proud of you. You are going to be a wonderful nurse. Have you moved yet? Whitlea really hates that Carrie will not be in her class next year. Take care and...
    Jun 28, '06
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  18. Where did you go to nursing school?
    Barefootlady, WVU is a wonderful school. I would recommend it to anyone. During my MSN program I not only learned about nursing but I learned to write. This has served me well over the years. ...
    Oct 22, '05
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  19. Where did you go to nursing school?
    ASN - Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College BSN and MSN - WVU
    Oct 21, '05
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  20. Where did you go to nursing school?
    ADN - Southern West Virginia Community and Technical College BSN and MSN - WVU
    Oct 21, '05
    Forum: West Virginia Nursing
  21. Breast Cancer Question
    Just wanted to let everyone know my mother in law passed away Sunday. The past few weeks were rough. She chose not to have any treatment. Only pallative care. Thanks to everyone who sent replys....
    Oct 21, '05
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  22. Breast Cancer Question
    Doodlemom, You have validated the very thing I have been saying since June. I have told the family they need to give motrin around the clock. There is not a reason she should not receive this...
    Sep 19, '05
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  23. Breast Cancer Question
    Doodlemom, the only thing she is on for pain is the Duragesic patch and Lortab 10 mg 2 q4h per the oncologist. The orthopedic surgeon does not want her taking so much Lortab, this has been a battle...
    Sep 18, '05
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  24. Breast Cancer Question
    Renerian, Thank you so much for the validation. This is exactly what I have thought from the very beginning. Being an previous ER nurse, and now an administrator in a SON sometimes I question...
    Sep 17, '05
    Forum: Oncology Nursing
  25. Breast Cancer Question
    Jen, Thanks for your reply. My mother-in-law is 74 years old. It has been difficult to ask her opinion, since coming home from the hospital she has been on MS Contin 30 mg bid and Lortab 10 mg...
    Sep 17, '05
    Forum: Oncology Nursing