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  1. UMB 2010 Fall Applicants (BSN and CNL)
    I am a former UMB student and I frequently took the train instead of spending a fortune on parking (and gas!). Both the Metro Subway and Lightrail have stops that are relatively close to UMB. One way...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  2. University of Maryland Spring 2012 CNL Applicants
    When I entered the program, the admissions process did not include an interview. However, I have heard that they ask standard questions like why you want to be a nurse, etc. I also heard that they...
    Mar 20, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  3. MAP=60? Why wait to treat?
    Good points. I thought that 60 was the minimum MAP to keep organs perfused, so anything below that and things start going down hill. Figured it would be better to be proactive and hydrate before this...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  4. MAP=60? Why wait to treat?
    I am currently working as a student nurse/tech on a SICU at a busy teaching hospital. Was told that patients on the unit should maintain a MAP of at least 60 or above in order to maintain optimal...
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  5. University of Maryland Spring 2012 CNL Applicants
    Greetings future CNLs! I am a current CNL student (will be graduating in May!). Nursing school has been an intense, but amazing journey! Please feel free to ask me any questions about the program.
    Dec 1, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  6. Nurse tech pay?
    Again, I highly encourage you to contact HR for the most accurate, up-to-date information.
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  7. What exactly is a CNL? Comparing the BSN and CNL program
    I am a current CNL student at UMB. I would direct you to the AACN's website for an in-depth explanation of the CNL role: http://www.aacn.nche.edu/cnl/index.htm The CNL program at UMB is unique in...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  8. UMB Spring 2012
    Hi Folks! I am a current CNL student at the Baltimore campus. If anyone has questions about this program, please do not hesitate to ask! Best of luck to you all during the admissions process! :D
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  9. Nurse tech pay?
    I believe $15 is without shift differentials, but I would verify that with HR.
    Aug 5, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  10. UMD SON CNL: Current / Former Students
    Hi Meadow Brook! First off, congratulations on your acceptance! :yeah::yeah::yeah: 1. Yes, all classes are held in the main SON building on West Lombard. 2. During the first semester, you...
    Jun 1, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  11. Is it better to do an entry MSN or BSN if you do not have an RN yet?
    I am currently in an MS/CNL program with no prior clinical nursing experience. Yes, I will be competing with all other new ADN and BSN grads when I graduate to get my first job as a staff nurse. New...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. UMB FALL 2011
    BTW, Pharmacology for Nursing Care (Richard Lehne) is one of the best (if not the best) textbooks that I have come across. The author is very skilled at breaking down difficult concepts and making...
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  13. Is there any colleges/universities in MD that have a NNP Program?
    University of Maryland has a pediatric NP program. Not sure if this helps. http://nursing.umaryland.edu/academic-programs/grad/masters-degree/ms-academic-program/pediatric-prim-ft
    May 26, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  14. Medstar health hospitals for new grads!
    I heard through the grape vine that Franklin Square is planning to hire 50 new grads in the near future.
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  15. UMB FALL 2011
    My status finally changed from "committee ready" to "wait listed" in mid-May. Keeping my fingers crossed for all of you who have not heard anything yet!
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  16. UMB FALL 2011
    If I may, I would like to reiterate Grey Lady's point. I was wait listed last fall and I was already making alternative plans for the semester. A week before school started, I was notified that a...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  17. Nurse tech pay?
    UMMC pays $15/hour during the week and $18/hour on the weekends. I assume you are referring to a nursing assistant or patient care technician.
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  18. UMD-Fall 2011-CNL
    Hello, TC! I am currently in the CNL program at UMD. To answer your questions... 1. They can take a little while to get back to you with a decision. If I remember correctly, the deadline is Feb. 1...
    Feb 24, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  19. Acidosis/Alkalosis
    This is one of the best articles out there on ABGs. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7624703
    Feb 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. CRNA VS anesthesiologist MD
    If I were an MDA (hypothetically speaking, of course), why would I want to take "responsibility" for a CRNA who is not even in the same room as me???
    Feb 5, '11
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  21. Myers-Briggs Personality Type & CRNA's
    Really interesting thread! I am an ESFJ, but I took the test when I was in high school (many, many moons ago). It would be interesting to take the test again and see if I have changed.
    Dec 12, '10
    Forum: Pre-CRNA Inquiry
  22. UMB Spring 2011
    Not sure about the installment plans. I know tuition is due the first day of class and then they will charge you late fees after that. I know holds are placed on delinquent accounts, but I am not...
    Dec 4, '10
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  23. UMB Spring 2011
    See Grey Lady's post regarding admit institution/accept applicant. OK here is the breakdown in terms of classes this semester. NURS 503: Health Assessment, 3 credits. Class meets Mondays 8 am...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  24. UMB Spring 2011
    Hi cookiemonstress! I am not sure about the scholarship. I would think that you would be eligible because by the time the deadline rolls around you will already have started the semester. I think...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  25. UMB Spring 2011
    congrats on your acceptance! i am finishing up my first semester as a cnl student and you are in for a crazy, but very fun ride! very good guess! you can go to this link for more detailed...
    Nov 29, '10
    Forum: Maryland Nursing


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