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  1. WHY does a B.S. + RN not equal BSN
    Your options with the MSN are: Adult Acute Care NP Adult NP Adult Oncology CNS Clinical Nurse Leader Neonatal NP Nurse Midwifery Nursing and Health Systems Management Nursing Science
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. WHY does a B.S. + RN not equal BSN
    MS Traditional Admissions | College of Nursing I have heard they are pretty lenient with the 2 classes you need in terms of which classes or experience. If you inquire about the RN-BSN program...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. ADN's being pushed out
    Here's a list of the courses I took in my ADN program. It doesn't seem like much is really missing from a typical BSN program... Introduction to Professional Nursing: Concepts and Practice ...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. ADN's being pushed out
    One hospital I was interested says: "Graduated from an NLNAC or CCNE accredited nursing baccalaureate program (BSN). Candidates graduating from an Associates Degree-to-BSN or LPN-to-BSN programs are...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. WHY does a B.S. + RN not equal BSN
    SiestaRN - I PM'd you a highly ranked MSN program that allows you to go straight into the MSN (no RN-BSN courses required). You are looked at the same way as a BSN.
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  6. ADN's being pushed out
    This is nothing like how it is in my area. My ADN program did clinical rotations at every single major hospital in the are (all Magnet) and we even did more Magnet hospital based clinical rotations...
    Aug 11, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  7. Slapped across the face by male patient
    Yes, I would definitely file a police report. I just wouldn't have high expectations. I had a male patient close fist punch me in the face unprovoked (I said YES when he asked for another Sprite)...
    Aug 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. ADN's being pushed out
    When I said my last semester is, I meant that I am currently in my last semester :) Nursing was just a second career for me - I already have a bachelors degree and I work in clinical research. I...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. ADN's being pushed out
    I'm not sure what kind of ADN program you graduated from, but we discussed ethics extensively, had an entire class on community health nursing (including a few clinicals in public health nursing),...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  10. ADN's being pushed out
    Hmm... how does changing the ADN to a BSN make for a better living? In my area, pay is the same. So please elaborate on the living differences? And I do a perfectly fine job at communicating,...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  11. ADN's being pushed out
    Yes, all those history, linguistics, world music, and politics classes I took for my bachelors degree is going to make me a MUCH better nurse. Personally, I'm skipping the BSN because the MSN program...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  12. ADN's being pushed out
    The hospital I will be working at when I graduate is Magnet and requires ADN RNs to get a BSN within 5 years, but has 100% tuition reimbursement if you attend their nursing program (which is top 20...
    Aug 9, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  13. Help needed and severe advice about CRNA
    CCRN would be a big resume booster too. Some programs are starting to require it.
    Aug 6, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  14. Help needed and severe advice about CRNA
    Don't rush it because of this as it is not true. I promise you will not have get a doctorate degree to be an advanced practice nurse effective 2015 :)
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  15. New Grad - Need Help with Nursing Resume Please
    I am graduating in December and I am starting to convert my business resume into a nursing resume so I can start looking for jobs soon! I have no idea how to make a nursing resume and my school...
    Aug 4, '12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. RN to BSN for RN's with non-nursing bachelor's degree vs accelerated BSN for non-RN's
    I'm in Columbus, OH. So far only one hospital (that is part of a larger medical center) is truly BSN only. The class that just graduated last month is getting jobs at all the major hospitals in the...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  17. WHY does a B.S. + RN not equal BSN
    The only requirement for a BA/ADN to direct enter the MSN program is to demonstrate proficiency in: (1) concepts and processes in population-focused nursing, and (2) concepts and processes for...
    Jul 29, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. WHY does a B.S. + RN not equal BSN
    I still maintain the information learned in a RN-BSN program must not be that important if highly ranked schools will let a BA + ADN go straight into the MSN :)
    Jul 28, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. WHY does a B.S. + RN not equal BSN
    The Ohio State University. On their traditional masters admission requirements page it states: "Applicants who are registered nurses with a baccalaureate degree in a non-nursing field can apply...
    Jul 27, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  20. UH/Cleveland Clinic Tuition Benefits
    It says you can start using it after your new hire people. I figured that was 90 days - not a year! Wow... Maybe it will be wise to just stay at OSU and get free tuition (which starts right away).
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  21. Your opinion of the DNP
    Would you consider it if the DNP were free? I only ask because my hospital is part of a university so I get free tuition. Or would you not because, like you said, it's largely irrelevant to those...
    Jul 25, '12
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  22. UH/Cleveland Clinic Tuition Benefits
    TS2012 - I still have no desire to get my BSN, but if I go to grad school anywhere but OSU I will be forced to. OSU allows me to directly enter into their MSN program with an ADN + non-nursing...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  23. CNA TO Nurse Practioner BEST ROUTE????
    I'm not in the area, but getting a CNA/PCA/PCT/PSA type job would get your networking and connection skills to land a nursing job and most hospitals offer tuition reimbursement to help pay for...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  24. CNA TO Nurse Practioner BEST ROUTE????
    If you do the LVN route, you'll do a LVN program LVN-RN, RN-BSN, BSN-MSN (sometimes you can find a LVN-BSN program). However, it's more schools, more times to apply and be admitted, and more time. ...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. Cleveland State vs Kent State Accelerated BSN
    I figured as much. I know rankings for medical schools say nothing of the quality of medical education you will receive. I think the only way we can evaluate is word of mouth from graduates and...
    Jul 21, '12
    Forum: Ohio Nursing


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