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  1. Help! Non-nursing best path to Psychiatric NP
    While there are many Direct Entry MSN programs that would prepare you to become a nurse and a NP in one 3-year (full-time program), none of these are fully online. None of these are in Kansas. ...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  2. NFLP loan repayment--has anyone had trouble after graduation?
    Are you open to relocation for a teaching position or a long commute? My University has offered the NFLP since 2006, and we have seen the opportunity for loan cancellation if you are open to...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  3. CNL vs NP?
    (r)Nurse The finance component is covered in our Care Environment Management I & II classes. The course description for the second semester class is: The course emphasizes the role of the...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  4. Lenght of bsn- dnp
    Our BSN-DNP tracks are 71-79 credits (depending on the track). This should take 3 years fulltime. Part-time will take longer (depending on whether you take 1, 2 or 3 courses per term).
    Aug 29
    Forum: Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)
  5. CNL vs NP?
    We've had a CNL program for a decade now, and have three entry points (Masters Entry, RN with an Associates Degree, and BSN-prepared). We instruct our Master's Entry folks that they will be...
    Aug 29
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  6. UVA MSN CNL 2015
    Phil: In the second summer of the program all students take a course in Community & Population Health. The classroom part of this course is taught across 2 weeks. Then students have 4-6 weeks...
    Aug 28
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  7. UVA MSN CNL 2015
    elefant: Most of our applicants are instate residents anyways (nearly 70% last year), so we have not needed to focus on the 50% Virginian requirement. The admissions committee focuses on...
    Aug 25
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  8. Direct Entry APRN Programs
    Feel free to PM me if you have more questions, kmn.
    Aug 25
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Direct Entry APRN Programs
    The American Association of Colleges of Nursing has a helpful database of nursing programs. Here is a PDF from last fall showing the 66 Direct Entry programs (by state). The list does not...
    Aug 22
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. UVA MSN CNL 2015
    We do offer a very holistic review process. The faculty on the admissions committee consider your overall undergraduate GPA, the particular grades received in the 5 prerequisite classes, your...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  11. Looking for BSN-DNP programs
    There are currently four universities with BSN-DNP programs in Virginia. These are Radford, Shenandoah, UVa, and Old Dominion. The different schools offer programs in different specialty tracks. ...
    Aug 13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. UDC community college LPN- AASN
    UDC = Univ of the District of Columbia. You would either need to contact the Washington DC nursing board, or look on the website for the ACEN for the accreditation status for any associate degree...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  13. direct-entry bsn advice
    The University of Virginia also accepts students directly from high school into the nursing school. The nursing classes and liberal arts core are threaded through all 4 years of the program.
    Jul 25
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  14. ASN/ADN Online hybrid schools?
    There is a small number of online programs to learn to become a RN. But I would be wary of them. In many states, graduates of these online programs are prohibited to sitting for the RN examination...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  15. Considering BSN-PhD program
    The mean duration of full-time students in our BSN-PhD program is just under 5 years. This would include approximately 3 years of coursework for the MSN and PhD and then approximately 2 years for...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  16. UDC community college LPN- AASN
    According to the website of the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN), the AAS program at UDC is on warning. The last visit was in 2012 and they are scheduled for another visit...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  17. To obtain the BSN or not to obtain, that is the question
    If your interest is in public health nursing, why not look at your local public health department. I know many nurses in public health departments and clinics with only Associate degrees.
    Jul 14
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  18. Are the RN-BSN programs less competitive to get into?
    Numbers will vary from school to school, but in general there are many more people applying for pre-licensure programs (those training you to become a RN) than for RN-BSN programs. The pre-licensure...
    Jul 11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  19. Will there be too many NPs?
    There will be a need for NPs in the US, but not in all markets or all cities. In my own town of Charlottesville (population 45,000), the FNP market is fairly saturated with the only jobs opening...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  20. are there any evening classes
    Some of the community colleges in Virginia offer night/weekend RN programs for part-time students. These would be two nights a week (6-9pm) and one weekend day (Sat or Sun) for clinicals. Such a...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Virginia Nursing
  21. DNP Clinical Hours
    We allow people to complete their DNP practica at their employment site, but not to use their work time as clinical time. So you cannot get paid for the same experiences for which you are earning...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  22. Anyone have an MSN with no BSN? Problems with this?
    We have been graduating Master's Entry students since 2007; we award a MSN degree to those from non-nursing backgrounds. None have had any difficulty being hired at Magnet facilities or at the V.A...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  23. MPH-RN to DNP
    The DNP degree is a doctoral degree in nursing. Since you do not have a Master's in Nursing, you should consider the many BSN-DNP pathways in the country. The MSN-DNP pathways would not be...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  24. Which path should I take to become an RN?
    Go for an accelerated program (ABSN or a Master's Entry). There will be prereqs to take before you apply, but you should be able to take these at your local community college. We've enrolled...
    Jun 12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Global health college or nova
    Do you intend to pursue a BSN at some time in the future? If so, you will want to consider whether the credit from your Associate's degree program will transfer to a BSN program. Being eligible...
    May 29
    Forum: Virginia Nursing


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