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  1. Newly qualified looking first job
    Hello. Have you taken the NCLEX yet? What is a RGN? Are you trying to get a job as a patient care technician (PCT) while you wait for licensure, or are you trying to get a position as a graduate...
    11:44 am
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  2. BS in Psychology
    Agreed!!! With the trend of BSN-preferred and 'get your BSN or get out', you may very well find yourself out of a job altogether...unless a BS in psychology can land you a psychology counseling job...
    11:20 am
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  3. RN to BSN timeline
    ^Of course, it depends on the area in which you live or work.
    11:12 am
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  4. RN to BSN timeline
    There is absolutely no need whatsoever to wait on work experience especially since many employers are requiring a BSN in order to even be considered.
    11:11 am
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  5. After failed three time of NCLEX
    Please, don't despair. It is my personal opinion that it would be the same if US nurses were to take a foreign exam simply due to the language barrier. Even some US nursing students have struggled...
    9:26 am
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Microbiology advice (biology of infectious diseases)
    Being honest with you since I'm not a biology person, I didn't try to learn ALL of them...it was impossible for me. I took the practice exams, reviewed the questions and answers/rationales to see...
    8:55 am
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. BSN burn out..continuing education
    [QUOTE=subee;8181462] The second sentence says "non-nursing BS". The 'BSN' in the first line was probably autocorrect in full force. I know it gives me a fit.;). (In reply to subee).
    Oct 22
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  8. NCLEX PN PASSED
    Oooooooooohhhhhh.....don't say that ("feel lost with no books in my hand")! Lots of us will jump right on that statement and try to convince you to keep going!;) Enjoy your accomplishment and good...
    Oct 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. NCLEX PN PASSED
    Congratulations!!! Do you already have a job lined up? Or are you planning to take a much-needed rest before the job hunt begins? Happy celebrating!!!
    Oct 22
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  10. NCLEX RNapplication fee lost?t
    Your fee will be safe. It's been a while since I went through the process, but if I recall correctly, everything had to be submitted on the graduates end, except the background check....that went...
    Oct 21
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  11. Ebola Nursing Survey Part 2: Call to Action for Ebola Protection
    Anyone who presents with symptoms and have had recent travel to pertinent areas outside the U.S. will be isolated down in the ER until transportation can be arranged to Emory. Where in the ER, I...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  12. please help!!!
    https://www.ncsbn.org/171.htm
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  13. BSN burn out..continuing education
    Great advice, but it doesn't address the OP's problem. As stated, there is burnout with education and is wanting or hoping to find a position in acute care with the credentials s/he already has so...
    Oct 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  14. Nursing "Shift"
    Seeing this through current trends, I believe a lot more institutions should follow suit rather than sell pipe dreams to nursing hopefuls.
    Oct 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Consent form
    That is how it is at my job. The physicians have to explain the procedure. Also the anesthesiologists comes in the explain his or her part as well. Occasionally, the patient will ask the nurse...
    Oct 20
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  16. Nursing "Shift"
    I just had this same discussion with a potential nursing student/current PCT. She was considering going to LPN school so that she could get a job in LTC. Apparently, I entered the room and caught the...
    Oct 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I am wondering if anyone has done a L.P.N. to R.N program online?
    Pages 9-25 should answer all or many of your questions. :wavey:https://my.excelsior.edu/documents/36244/250914/Nursing_Catalog_09_14/9c12d9a6-1fea-473a-a4c9-0e8c66f2b547
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. Does anybody else feel guilty about calling off?
    No guilt on my end. Of course, I try to keep the jobs where I get to set my own schedule, so there's no reason to call in. But, for all other purposes, you work for an organization which should mean...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. CPNE wait time
    If you contact the PACs for those areas, the staff there could tell you. The wait time in any location will vary. There are sometimes cancellations that you could take advantage of. The sooner you...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. Understanding Excelsior
    It took me 9 hours to do it because I made the mistake of doing it on a day ex-husband was off and the game was on. I have to have total silence when I attempt anything that requires a passing grade....
    Oct 18
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. One Year Later.....
    ^^^^Yep. When you start out 'almost' at the top, one more step up and then.....it's the now-what, I'm-here-wheres-the-party syndrome.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. One Year Later.....
    OP, I'm guessing no one has ever said to you, "why don't you get your RN? You're already doing the work, might as well get paid for it"? I heard that many, many times during my LPN years. There were...
    Oct 18
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. Did you attend your RN-BSN graduation?
    Well now.....we never know what words will move us to action. I've been a participant in shouting matches with my own former teens. Reading your post made me realize that my kids (now adults) have...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. BSN burn out..continuing education
    OP, it depends on the area where you plan to live or work. I just recently spoke with a nurse recruiter (my continued quest to find a community position :bag:) who has a MHA. He is also an RN....
    Oct 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Should I Continue My Education
    If you are undecided, I would suggest taking an interesting general education course or exam or two as a way of keeping your options open while your take a break to really decide. Unfortunately, I...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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