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  1. Anatomy
    Excelsior is in New York State, and they do not usually accept LPN credits. Since LPN is certificate and NOT degree, they won't allow it. If you took Anatomy & Physiology at another college, they...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  2. Lpn - RN excelsior
    I ended up getting the Micro books for a LOT cheaper than Excelsior's bookstore. I got mine used but not written in through amazon and the textbook I got from someone on Craigslist.
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  3. Need to vent...being volunteered by someone else to do overtime...WHAT?!
    If it's only one day, is it really that big of a deal? I realize it's Sunday, and that someone else volunteered you, which is kind of a bummer. However, if it's only one day, I would just suck it up...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Day 5 of orientation, want to quit
    Long Term Care is difficult. It helps if you had previous CNA or HHA experience, which it sounds like you didn't. There are two ways to play this game: 1. Talk to someone in human resources about the...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  5. "Nurses are so Mean"
    I graduated June 2011 from my school of nursing, and I immediately was offered a job in occupational health, in an office setting. At first, before I took my boards, I had to work as a tech, but then...
    Oct 8, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Pearson Vue Trick Works!!!
    I found out today I passed :) It worked for me too, as well as everyone from my class who has taken their boards yet.
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. Pearson Vue Trick Works!!!
    I got the "good pop-up" too about I have already registered, etc and that I need to contact the BON. I hope I passed, although I didn't feel like I did when my computer shut off at 85 questions....
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Pearsonvue Trick - Does it Work Every Time? Part 2
    I took the exam today at 12:30. I thought I failed. I was so upset afterward, and I was shaking. And I did really really well in class. I found this forum, and I read every single thread of just...
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. Strong Memorial/Rochester Hospitals
    I currently work at RGH. I work on a floor that was formerly known as a "tough floor" with a very high infection rate. Due to the shift in management, the floor has a 98% Customer Satisfaction Rate,...
    Jul 21, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing


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