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  1. Medical Professional Institute in Malden, MA LPN Program
    I went to QC for my RN and MPI for my LPN. MPI is awful. I'm pretty sure tuition is up to 24k for their 1 year lpn program. That's way too much. Their nclex pass rates are really low. Many people...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  2. Medical professional institute
    Good luck...
    Jun 5
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  3. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    Started my LPN at 25 and finished it at 26. Began my ASN at 27 and finished at my current age of 28. I just started my BSN and will finish at age 29!
    May 18
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. A concerned LPN!
    I wouldn't look at it as having 35-38 residents, but look at it as how many things are to be done on that shift. Typically there aren't a lot of meds or treatments to be done. I would make a list of...
    May 18
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Dialysis staff nurse salary in US
    I'm sorry but taking an RN job for 10/hr is bad for the nursing community. Basically by taking it your showing that nurses will accept awful pay for such a responsible position. It's a "slippery...
    May 17
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. why nursing is a mess. three simple facts
    I think you're all just being trolled. He literally has changed his icon from a vain "selfie" to one of those "troll face" drawings. Methinks he is pleased with the outcome of his trolliness.
    May 17
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  7. Medications on NCLEX 2014
    I took it at the end of February and only had generic names. It through me off a bit, but I had literally 4 med questions. So it wasn't a big deal.
    May 17
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    Update: I have received two calls from this hospital for two different positions after going in for the job fair and applying online for various positions. So maybe it helped? The HR woman said they...
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  9. **POLL** New 1st Year RN Salary
    Ma 27/hr day shift 7a-7p, weekends= $5 diff, weeknights = $7 diff, weekend nights= $9 diff 3 yrs LPN Exp, new grad RN (adn) Rehab hospital
    May 13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. 1st year nurse-resume help!
    I would say just the job on the resume if you're planning on being there awhile. Most places don't really care about clinicals.
    May 13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  11. How long will it take for my license number to be issued?
    I think it took mine about 6 or 7 business days to show up on the MaBON website.
    May 13
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  12. Obamacare? what are your thoughts
    Did you receive pell grants for your college education? Many people would consider that to be a "government handout" as well...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  13. Where are all the nurses?
    I was just recently hired at a rehab hospital, but literally sent out over 100 applications in massachusetts. Three years of LPN experience and recent RN grad. It was rough!
    Apr 24
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Nursing School changing criteria to pass classes
    Ours was a 73. I think my school had a 96% chance pass rate the first time on the NCLEX. 12/40 failed going into the last semester, but everyone made it after that to graduation. I wanted to add...
    Mar 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    So, I ended up going and the HR lady said that they weren't hiring new grad RNs. I told her I thought I would take a chance and come in since I had LPN experience. She said she thought that it was...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  16. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    Thanks everyone! I'll keep you updated, it's being held on Friday.
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    Thanks hope! It's apparently a job fair at a hospital with interviews being conducted on site. I think I'll attend anyways. I don't think it can hurt. I've sent out 58 applications in the past week....
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  18. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    My LPN experience is 1 year in a SNF and almost 2 years in a group home setting, working with people with developmental disabilites, seizure disorder, strokes, and tbis. I'm currently in a BSN...
    Mar 19
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  19. I'm going to a Job Fair. Thoughts??
    So I applied for a job online, but it was for a job fair. I received an email today giving the job fair info. It also said: -For this job fair we are only looking for the positions and requirements...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  20. Certification courses in Mass??
    I'm looking to add some certifications. As of right now I have my BLS. I know ACLS is offered in a lot of places in Ma, but what about EKG certs? IV certs? I'm having minimal luck trying to find EKG...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  21. Former Actress Seeking New Life!! Needs Advice!!
    There are far more opportunities for RNs than LPNs. My vote is go for your RN.
    Mar 16
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  22. Resume/Cover Letter Critique
    Thanks RunBabyRun, I really appreciate you taking the time to look over my resume. Great suggestions!
    Mar 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  23. How long before license number is posted to Ma BON?
    Ok, well it took 6 days if anyone wanted to know for future reference. This was in Massachusetts by the way.
    Mar 7
    Forum: Massachusetts Nursing
  24. VNA/Community Health
    I have a job interview for a VNA/community health position that works with the Board of Health. The job description included, "provide direct evaluation to and care in the area of wellness (i.e....
    Mar 7
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  25. Resume/Cover Letter Critique
    A lot of views on this thread :)
    Mar 6
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance

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