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  1. Should I take out loans??
    I've taken loans, whatever money comes my way. My fiduciary security trumps fear about loans. I have been strategic in my schooling up to BSN: ADN at a JC/cc (free) and a cal state with te same free...
    Aug 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. will I advance with an MBA??
    The bolded sounds like Infection Prevention. This is what my bosses focus on daily, in addition to other responsibilities. My boss is a director, so she is directly appraised of all fiduciary...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  3. Job interview at the VA hosp on Tuesday any advice would be great :-)
    Although my response is over 2 years after this thread began - I just received an invitation for an interview (cna position) tomorrow! I will take the advice you dispensed to the OP. I think it...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  4. No!  It is NOT OK.
    Perfect article! Reminds me of my father denying my every request as a child when I used "Can I?" I will certainly remember this going forward. Especially for my last clinical (of the...
    May 27
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. Rio Hondo ADN Fall 2014
    I attend Southwest and we also have the bridge with CSULA. We have about 8 students starting this summer. They have a crazy schedule, but it is well worth it. I'm concurrently attending CSUDH...
    May 23
    Forum: Online Nursing Schools, Colleges, Universities
  6. Who Are Your Alltime Favorite Nurses?
    Dr. Lorraine Anderson (my momma) who started nursing school at UCONN 50 years ago, last year. She is an inspiration to me and there is too much to say and too little character allotment to give...
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. Would you deliver your baby at your place of employment?
    If I were pregnant/about to deliver? Absolutely not. In my first week of nursing school, I had an appendectomy and the RNs/CNAs, basically everyone in the hospital hated their jobs. Which to me...
    Apr 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. What age did you complete your BSN or ASN?
    I will be 39 when I receive my ADN, BSN by 41 and DNP at 43. God willing.
    Apr 20
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  9. California CNA's - what skills did you get on your state boards?
    I took it as a nursing course from my local junior college. At the end of the course, the program set up our test at the local red cross. I looked and it appears only Fresno City College is the...
    Apr 13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. How are you celebrating your acceptance?
    I was on my way to a temp interview for an Exec Assistant job with a good salary; I get a call for an offer for this exclusive position in the claims denial department of a major health insurer. I...
    Apr 9
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  11. CSUDH RN-BSN, can anyone out there spare any details?
    Thank you so much for responding. I am glad that it has been a good experience for you. I love CSUDH, as I already attend and it is aobut 10 mins from me in Long Beach. That is extra wonderful...
    Apr 9
    Forum: California Nursing
  12. Get in ADN program on first try?
    Above and beyond everything else - believe in yourself and know your situation/circumstance is unique - because there is no other you. Everyone told me: all prereqs throughout LACCD are impacted -...
    Apr 9
    Forum: California Nursing
  13. Get in ADN program on first try?
    Southwest. I tried to get information about LATTC and it was too much effort when I already was getting feedback from my school.
    Apr 9
    Forum: California Nursing
  14. Affordable Online RN-to-BSN Programs
    Thank you for this article! I plan to obtain my BSN online as well, then same for my DNP. Additionally, it should only take the same amount as a BSN - for me to become "Dr. Anie10" Such a...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  15. Are You a Nursing School Stalker?
    haha, that's funny. I never was a stalker, although I called one of 2 schools I applied to - I called to confirm receipt of my application package. Lo and behold, i was denied acceptance as well as...
    Mar 28
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Cartoon Series
  16. Top 10 Reasons We Get Fired: Sleeping on duty
    They sleep quite frequently on the NICU at local SoCal urban hospital... I have a fun picture and everything. :sarcastic: I chose to not send it to the hospital administration - like the nurse...
    Mar 27
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Get in ADN program on first try?
    I got right in. I opted for a school that others would overlook, and I am in my second semester and good old Jerry Brown is paying my tuition, faithfully. He's allso footing the bill over at Cal...
    Mar 21
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. CSUDH RN-BSN, can anyone out there spare any details?
    How was your experience? Please share, thanks!
    Mar 21
    Forum: California Nursing
  19. California CNA's - what skills did you get on your state boards?
    It's so funny I wrote this 2 years ago, never got a CNA job, and now are in an RN program! Wow, the places life takes you...
    Mar 20
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Racial Refusals In Nursing
    Not every organization is obtuse enough to document their foibles, like your former employer. Many times it is very subtle, and very under the radar.
    Mar 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  21. Racial Refusals In Nursing
    I reread my post and hope it was received as intended. My only problem with this scenario is those who don't experience this type of treatment seem to frequently respond like this is the most...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Racial Refusals In Nursing
    It is interesting to read the perspectives and stories. Bottom line for me, when I become an RN if I am refused for my blackness so be it. Last time I asserted myself when I was racially...
    Mar 14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. CSUDH RN-BSN/How long does it really take?
    Wow this sucks. Everytime I post a question or respond to a post, I get leapfrogged and ignored. Guess I'll do my own research. Just like I did when thinking about unlv 3 years ago Thanks for...
    Mar 14
    Forum: California Nursing
  24. CSUDH RN-BSN/How long does it really take?
    Hi. I'm in my 2nd semester of an ADN program and attend CSUDH online. I am wondering if any of the graduates or students presently in the program can tell me how long they've taken to complete...
    Mar 13
    Forum: California Nursing
  25. Choked by a patient. How do you deal with this trauma?
    Plus, there should be camera footage to substantiate your situation. I would contact security as soon as possible to make sure they still have that particular day/evening captured. I am so...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety