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  1. Lidocaine uses??
    Thank you Kimberlina, I had a feeling it would have been phased out by now. I had worked on Cardiovascular-Thoracics (LPN) at a teaching hospital in 1979 to 1985, and for a person who had...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. Need help with Priority Nursing Dx
    Is it "as measured by"? Or something like that. It's the substitute for "as evidenced by".
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  3. The BEST NCLEX review
    I'm pulling up a chair... what April 1 changes???!!!! I'll be taking the NCLEX later this year, if all goes well with the CPNE. Now I'm getting worried (like I wasn't before- not!)
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. took the exam with 265q!
    Yes, hope you get the news you are wanting! I will be taking NCLEX later this year if all goes well with the CPNE.
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  5. took the exam with 265q!
    @ newbtonursing; sorry to digress, but couldn't help noticing your photo. My brother has a white german shepherd, she looks a lot like your dog! Guess you could say Pax is my puppy-niece! :)
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  6. Lidocaine uses??
    That's just what I was wondering. I don't know if it's being used currently, but ~20 years ago it was used to control dysrhythmias- particularly PVCs.
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  7. Forced wearing of nursing cap.
    I am really pulling up a chair on this discussion, but really have a strong opinion so wanted to contribute. I have been an LPN for 38 years now; I graduated from PN school in 1974. Everyone was...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. FCCA Exam
    Thank you, Esme12, for the advice, I'm sure going to follow it! And, thanks for the vote of confidence. Could definitely use it now! Did you study through Rue, by chance, or did you get the Excelsior...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  9. FCCA Exam
    Hi, ToledoLPN2RN! First, I'm a neighbor... I'm in Columbus! GO BUCKS! (just had to say that). I in fact work at the Wexner Medical Center at OSU. So nice to see that a fellow Ohioan is also a...
    Feb 8, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  10. FCCA Exam
    Thank you all for your feedback. This helps, though the answers are really varied. It's a little frightening because I'll also be taking English Comp. at the time. But I'm on such a time limit, I...
    Jan 18, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  11. FCCA Exam
    Hi, Fellow Students! Has anyone out there enrolled with Excelsior College taken both components of the FCCA simultaneously? I and a work-mate are at this point, and have been disheartened to find...
    Jan 16, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  12. essentials in nursing vs health differences life span
    I'm about to take Health Differences, too. Was wondering the same thing. Since I hadn't contracted with Rue to take this one, I decided to do independant study on this one, my last clinical course....
    Nov 12, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  13. Chronicity
    I've taken Chronicity, Transitional, LS II and about to take LS III. Didn't do as well on Chronicity, so with LS II I bought the practice exam. I know it ain't cheap, and who needs more expenses, but...
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  14. Any males out there tired of the drama?
    To Merlyn, quote: "Now me and my wife of 40 years:" So, there must have been something you like about it if you've been married for 40 years, right? Go ahead, fess up! :doh:
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  15. Any males out there tired of the drama?
    Oops.. see below.
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. Any males out there tired of the drama?
    Hm-m-m. Here, I thought nursing was all about teaching patients and families self-care, to take care of their injury or disease, and NOT to be dependant on (you)! You mean, I've had it backwards all...
    May 28, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  17. First time passers of CPNE?
    Good point, thanks!
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  18. First time passers of CPNE?
    Thanks for your response, Loops. Too late, I'm already with Rue... I do the online tutoring. I've taken 6 courses, about to finish the 7th and take the Excelsior exam on 9/23. I guess I should have...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  19. First time passers of CPNE?
    Thank you, cometnurse for your encouragement and information! New question: Anyone working with Rue and hear from Excelsior about applying before 10/1/11 to avoid new added course requirements? I...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. WGU starting tomorrow!
    Ah, thanks for solving the mystery for me! :)
    Sep 7, '11
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  21. WGU starting tomorrow!
    Stupid question.... what (or where?) is WGU? I was reading the blog as it looked interesting, just applying to Excelsior now after finishing most of gen eds. Is WGU a popular school for continuing on?
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  22. First time passers of CPNE?
    Thank you, Everyone so far, for responding. This is very reassuring. Even though my work-mate and I have not done nursing-unit acute care nursing for several years (me for 19 and she for 10 minimum),...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. First time passers of CPNE?
    I was wondering if anyone out there can let me know if they are first-time passers of the CPNE? A work-mate and I who are LPNs are under the gun to get our RNs and are studying now. We heard some...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. Nervous Nurse can't pass CPNE :)
    Thank you so much for that quick reply and the reassurance! I know the negativity can be viral, that's why I wanted to check it out here. Already, this network for nurses is paying off! And thanks...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. Nervous Nurse can't pass CPNE :)
    To Cindy Ohio: I am also an Ohio LPN doing the online study and will face the CPNE hopefully next year. I had heard that it is hard to pass the CPNE the first time, and in fact just about all anyone...
    Sep 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning


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