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  1. UT Tyler RN to BSN Program
    I've been doing some research about on-line RN-BSN programs and noticed Texas Tech has a program that is approximately $200 per semester hour, while UTTyler's is about $600 per semester hour. If...
    Aug 12, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  2. ETMC hiring?
    No group one at ETMC -- Tyler. Don't know about other ETMC hospitals.
    Jun 23, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  3. Moving to East Texas from Northern Nevada
    Some like peanut butter, and some like chocolate.
    Jun 15, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. Moving to East Texas from Northern Nevada
    Agree with Blessed2BaNRS on everything except the hospital description. I was offered at job at both hospitals but preferred ETMC. They are both good hospitals, but have different personalities. I...
    Jun 13, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. Good Specialty Area?
    I started on a telemetry unit when I graduated, and I love it. I find there is enough repitition to gain some competency, but there is enough to keep it very challenging. Good place to start!
    Jun 9, '08
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  6. Required Reading
    I suggest "The Making of a Nurse" by Tilda Shalof
    Jun 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. VA Travel Nursing
    Anyone out there have any experience with the VA Travel Nurse program? I am considering it and would like input from anyone with experience. Thanks!
    May 29, '08
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  8. Tyler Junior College not accredited!
    Crimson, Congratulations on getting in! Buckle up! The program is fast and furious! If there's anything I can do to help, as an alumn, let me know.
    May 5, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  9. "I need you to pack my butt"
    LOL. I have a friend who asked me to come change a dressing on her back while she was at work. We went into a back room, she disrobed, and I changed the dressing. We laughed about the sight of us...
    May 4, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Tyler Junior College not accredited!
    I worked PRN as an EKG tech, then as a nurse tech. You could work PRN as a PCA. There is also a nurse tech program that you can take advantage of after your first semester of nursing school. ...
    May 3, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  11. Tyler Junior College not accredited!
    The program at TJC is an associate's degree program. It is technically a 4 semester program. If you need prerequisites it takes a little longer. As far as the cost is concerned, if you're a...
    May 3, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  12. Tyler Junior College not accredited!
    Can validate Raelra's testimony. I recently graduated from TJC and plan to get my BSN at UT Tyler. I have found the classes I took will transfer w/o any problem, but I went into the program with an...
    May 3, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  13. Should I choose telemetry or step down floor
    I faced the same choice and chose the stepdown unit. Very glad I did
    Apr 22, '08
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  14. A Terrific Resource
    I found allnurses.com before I started in nursing school. I have returned time and time again since then. I have found friends and colleagues here. I have found terrific study resources here. I have...
    Mar 2, '08
    Forum: allnurses Testimonials
  15. What the heck is a Netie pot?
    Been using one for about 2 months -- after watching Oprah. Love it!!
    Feb 17, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. HELP With Med Math Problem
    I know what you mean. That's how my mistakes are usually made.
    Jan 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. HELP With Med Math Problem
    It's really a matter of just setting up the problem to get whatever units you want in the numerator and the denominator, then manipulate the information you have to get that result. I apologize...
    Jan 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. HELP With Med Math Problem
    I stand by my work, thanks!
    Jan 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. HELP With Med Math Problem
    The way I learned it was to determine what you are looking for (in this case ml/hr), then set up your problem to find that result. ml/hr = 250 ml/50 mg X 6 mcg/kg/min X 1 mg/1000mcg X 72.4 kg/1...
    Jan 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. HELP With Med Math Problem
    Try again ml/hr = 250 ml/50 mg X 6 mcg/kg/min X 1 mg/1000mcg X 72.4 kg/1 X 60 min/hr = 130 ml/hr ml/hr = 50 ml/20min X 60 min/1hr = 150 ml/hr
    Jan 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. HELP With Med Math Problem
    First problem ml/hr = 250ml X 6 mcg X 1mg X 72.4 kg X 60 min = 130 ml 50mg kg/min 1000 mcg 1 1 hr hr Second problem ml/hr = 50ml X 60 min...
    Jan 24, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Fort Worth = Population Boomtown!
    So what's so great about FW as a city to work as a nurse?
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  23. Fort Worth = Population Boomtown!
    Sorry. I meant El Paso!
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  24. Fort Worth = Population Boomtown!
    Based on your survey, I should move to El Pase, which is the second safest city.
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  25. Fort Worth = Population Boomtown!
    didn't know it had gotten that bad there.
    Jan 18, '08
    Forum: Texas Nursing


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