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  1. excelsior college RN-BSN?
    Thanks hudno........your reply was very helpful. I was contemplating it but have decided to NOT enroll in EC again. I finished my ADN through them and passed the CPNE on first attempt but it nearly...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  2. Potential MN Nurses Strike?
    Reports that I have read say the nurses are planning to strike for one day???? I can't see how this is going to benefit the nurses in bargaining for better benefits and work conditions. The only way...
    May 19, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  3. DHS Action???
    If the sister has true cause and concern for the child then she should report it. However she needs to realize that the child may be taken out of the home and placed in foster care, some of which are...
    May 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  4. Dialysis New Grad Pay.....HELP!!!!
    This is not necessarily true. Many hospitals give credit for LPN exp: Depending on the chain it is as little as 2:1 but most don't go over 3:1. Meaning for every 2 years you were a LPN you get one...
    May 11, '10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  5. Dialysis New Grad Pay.....HELP!!!!
    I have a friend that started as a new RN in dialysis @ 28/hr but that was in GA. I understand that nurses up there make more because of the higher cost in living so it is hard to say. Why don't you...
    May 11, '10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  6. Potential MN Nurses Strike?
    I have though long and hard about this and I have decided that although I do not agree that nurses should strike, I WILL NOT cross a picket line. I am sure that the hospitals will see the nurses...
    May 2, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  7. Potential MN Nurses Strike?
    I wonder if nurses realizes that some patients will DIE as a result of this strike?! Do YOU even care?
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  8. Potential MN Nurses Strike?
    I understand the nurses frustrations, I really do. But it seems so hypocritical to me to tell patients that you are fighting to protect their safety and well being yet you walk out and abandon them...
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  9. Potential MN Nurses Strike?
    Thank you for the reply 1214RN. I'm am so torn with deciding whether to go or not. On the one hand I just believe nurses should not strike as patients are ill and really depend on us. On the other...
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  10. Potential MN Nurses Strike?
    I recently got an email from an agency out of CA that is recruiting 2000 RN for what they say will be a nurse strike in MN June 2010. Has anyone heard of this yet? They are offering almost $5000 week...
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Collective Bargaining / Nursing Union
  11. License reinstated but no one will hire me
    I am not sure where you live but some states are more forgiving than others. In Florida you would not have been able to get a license due to a new law they have banning all applicants with felonies...
    Mar 3, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  12. Dialysis center Business?
    I was told by the Nephrologist at a local hospital that in order to open an independent center than at least one of the owners had to be a MD specializing in the field. So if you are not a...
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. Wages
    Yes most companys pay 2 to 1; for every 2 yrs you have been a LPN/LVN you will get 1 yrs credit for eperience.
    Jan 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. pyxis dilemma
    I beg to differ with you as to what is suspicion vs proof. You don't have to see a nurse literally shoot up to have PROOF that they are diverting narcs. This nurse she said routinely took out...
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. New Grad willing to work ANYWHERE! Where's hiring and doesn't have 1000's of apps???
    ARE you a new RN or LPN?
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. pyxis dilemma
    CPTLUCIEJENSEN I think it is very sad that nurses can know another nurse is diverting narcotics from patients and pretend as if it is not even happening. I am not sure as to what state you are...
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. GA BON no longer accepting Excelsior education; Speak up   Cont. Updates!!
    Congratulations to everyone who will benefit from the recent reversal of the GA Board of Nsg. This was strictly politics. I am truly happy for you all. But I must forewarn you again that the battle...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. Obama's health plan
    I personally don't think that either Obama or McCain can do anything to decrease nurses salary. This job is to D**N hard......who would do it. I know I wouldn't.
    Oct 23, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. GA BON no longer accepting Excelsior education; Speak up   Cont. Updates!!
    Does anyone know if Excelsior will continue to hold CPNE sites in GA although the GBON is seeking to deny graduates licenses? Also I spoke with the President of Excelsior via email and he stated they...
    Aug 26, '08
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. GA BON no longer accepting Excelsior education; Speak up   Cont. Updates!!
    Thank you GradyRN2B, your apology is accepted and very much appreciated. I do wish you all well this September and I still plan to attend the meeting in Macon to lend my support for the STUDENTS and...
    Aug 22, '08
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. GA BON no longer accepting Excelsior education; Speak up   Cont. Updates!!
    Thank you everyone for your congrats. I am sooooo happy as well. I hope everything works all for all the Excelsior students/grads. I can imagine being any more competent or "less safe" than you all...
    Aug 22, '08
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. GA BON no longer accepting Excelsior education; Speak up   Cont. Updates!!
    I am floored again......a few days ago out of the blue I received an email from GBON to notify me that my RN license had been issue. I thought it was some sort of joke b/c it came from a yahoo email...
    Aug 21, '08
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. do it your own rather than agency
    cyb24, if I was in your position I would definitely use agency. I think it will be easier for you to get in the doors of hospitals this way. Although you may be an experienced nurse many hospitals...
    Aug 14, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Anybody hear of "Advanced Medical's" LPN program?
    I have a friend that also completed this program and is not able to be licensed. She also advised me that the BONs are in the process of revoking the RN licenses issued on the basis of fraudulent...
    Aug 14, '08
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  25. May sound Repetative but...
    Sue2006 Just to let you know if either you or your husband is attending or attended Excelsior College, you will no longer be able to be licensed in GA.
    Aug 14, '08
    Forum: Georgia Nursing


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