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  1. New Grads: how long did it take you to find a job, or how long have you been ...
    Graduated May 2014 with BSN NCLEX June 2, 2014 I was offered 4 jobs (in 3 different hospitals) prior to graduation :) I am in the Kansas City area. Almost all of my classmates have jobs in the...
    Jun 22
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  2. Work in the cardiac unit? What's that like? Help!!!
    You will definitely do perform EKG's but on the job you will not be required to interpret them. That is outside your scope of practice. The extra certifications are great and will help you in school,...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  3. Work in the cardiac unit? What's that like? Help!!!
    I'm assuming you are going to be working as a CNA? If so, I am currently an NA on a world known Medical Cardiac Step-down unit at a large hospital in a metro area. I also float to CVRU, and a post...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Patient Care Technician / Assistants (PCT/PCA)
  4. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    acarson, Hi, I'm glad you have found this forum helpful! Getting into nursing school is definitely a nerve wracking time! Being #14 on the waitlist is promising, in my opinion! I have a friend...
    Dec 12, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  5. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    Totally understand! It is super nerve wracking.... It is very frustrating but unfortunately that's how they are ran :(
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  6. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    St Luke's financial aid is done on a much slower timeline than any other school I have attended. They have a small size in relation to many other colleges so they start later. I typically don't...
    Dec 8, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  7. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    my email is moore.6129@gmail.com Feel free to email anytime! Nadia- If you could email me here also, I'd be happy to give you some insight to St. Lukes!
    Dec 2, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  8. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    Post lab? That must be new.. We didn't do that, but it sounds helpful! No, my class was the first with 96 and although this semester isn't quite over, we'll most likely be headed into the final...
    Nov 25, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  9. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    Haha, well thank you! I just remember how clueless I felt before school started and figured if I could be of help to someone I would love to be! Glad I've made your journey a little simpler. Let me...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  10. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    ajf77820 - Have you enrolled in classes yet? If so, I can tell you how to access your book list.
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  11. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    I didn't have health insurance either. I also did not have a copy of my immunization records so I actually just got the majority of mine redone because it was cheaper than getting titers drawn. I...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  12. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    The first couple of semesters I had to purchase my books through the bookstore because it allowed me to use my loans to pay for them. They were EXPENSIVE compared to other sources. Third semester I...
    Nov 24, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  13. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    The foundation scholarship is anywhere between 1000-2000 depending on the funds available and the year. My first semester I got 1000 and its gone up each semester since. I don't know about the...
    Nov 23, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  14. Saint Luke's College of Health Sciences - Kansas City
    I will be beginning my last semester in January (@ St. Luke's), If you have any questions about ANYTHING feel free to ask here. I will be happy to answer!
    Nov 20, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  15. Saint Luke's BSN Program
    Degratrj, On the dates, don't stress if you don't hear by then... Their processes are often a little slower than they anticipate. Scholarships are available to every student-- some are based...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  16. Spring Classes 2014!!!
    Oh, I am just as excited as you are!! I enrolled in my LAST semester of nursing school this morning! I will be taking Critical care (which is where id like to work) and capstone. I am beyond excited!...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Saint Luke's BSN Program
    Hey guys, I will be beginning my last semester at St. Luke's in January... I'm more than happy to answer any questions yall might have about the school, supplies, etc. Just let me know! Also,...
    Nov 5, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  18. Saint Luke's BSN Program
    At first, yes we all did. Now that I'm used to it, I actually like it because I can work more or less at my own pace. You do have to be self disciplined and motivated to learn the information, or you...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  19. Any other students who are mothers?
    I am a mother! I have a 5 year old girl and started my prereqs when she was a little under 2. I am now in my 3rd semester of a BSN program. It is defiantly not easy, but it is going to be so worth...
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  20. Saint Luke's BSN Program
    Alison6- I am in my 3rd semester at St. Luke's and unless things have changed, there is no anatomy test. Small portions of anatomy will be built into your pathophysiology classes. The first day of...
    Oct 15, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing
  21. Am I the only one anxious to go back to school?
    I'm ready! I will be starting my last year in August... Graduate in May 2014!! I am trying to enjoy my time off, but I am just ready to get it over with!
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. I'm turning 25 soon and I want to be a nurse, am I kidding myself?
    I was 22 when I started prereqs and 25 when I started my BSN program... I am 26 now and will have just turned 27 when I graduate in May 2014! The way I see it is you will continue to age regardless...
    Jun 24, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. Med Math...
    @aubgurl My school does something similar! We got a med-calc packet on the first day of classes and we had a test over the information on the 4th week. You could not pass meds until getting a 100...
    Jun 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  24. I'm in panic mode! Just got accepted into my school's ADN program!
    We learned in nursing school, that when patients have some level of anxiety about there ailment, it facilitates better learning. Apply this to yourself. The fact that you are anxious shows that you...
    Jun 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Saint Luke's BSN Program
    @jesimskc -- To be completely honest, I was accepted into the Fall 2012 class with a 3.91. I believe that semester the average (or possibly the lowest) GPA that was accepted was in the 3.7 range....
    Jun 8, '13
    Forum: Missouri Nursing


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