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  1. So what do you think?  CRNA Admissionns
    Yes, I will be looking for a good sign-on bonus or loan payoff contract. Honestly it's not all about the money for me, but this is very important as I will be 46 when I graduate and I shudder at the...
    May 20, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  2. TCU Fall '09
    Time is ticking by fast. Just think folks....we are only 3 months away from starting!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
    May 13, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  3. Advice Please ...
    I agree with Ruby. You need to decide between the two programs. It would honestly be a waste of time & money to pursue the NP if you aren't going to use it. And the classes don't transfer to CRNA...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  4. BSN needed for CRNA school?
    From what I've seen many schools accept a BS in a science field with a ADN or diploma RN. However, if you plan on getting the doctorate you must have a BSN.
    May 13, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  5. So what do you think?  CRNA Admissionns
    Keep in mind that if you over work yourself you may not have the same focus as you would have with a less demanding work schedule. The goal of the ICU pre-CRNA application is to learn as much as...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  6. Burst bubble
    I don't know how old you are, but I'll be 44 when I start my program this fall. It's never too late....
    May 13, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  7. TCU Fall '09
    It was okay, lots of people there, but the recruiters were really wanting to talk to the folks going into clinicals & those graduating. I did learn that a lot of jobs will hire when you are still...
    May 5, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  8. CRNA?  At my age?
    I will be 44 when I start my program in August. Go for it!!!!!!
    May 5, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  9. TCU Fall '09
    Ah, didn't get the career fair notice in the mail because they were sent to the new students accepted this year. Since I was not on that list, as the hold-over from last year, I didn't get it. I...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  10. Comprehensive degree, licensure, certification, test requirements for CRNA
    1) The CRNA pre-reqs are your BSN. 2) You need to get the actual requirements from the schools you will be applying to. They can tell you exactly what GPA, GRE score, etc that is required to apply....
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  11. Which GPA is more heavily weighed in consideration for acceptance into a CRNA program
    It's true that many schools will accept a BS in a related science filed with a ASN. It is not true that many will accept a BSBA. You will need to double check since your BS science based. Also, be...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  12. Less competative admissions
    Remember that the overall picture is what really counts. You may be weak in one area, such as GPA, but your experience, certifications, references, GRE, interview, etc can make up for that if the...
    Apr 28, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  13. TCU Fall '09
    Ok, so according to Kim in the TCU offc, the expo is a job expo? I haven't received my invite yet but she said it's in the mail. Finding a post grad job now.....nice!
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  14. CRNA Questions...
    Ok, first of all, you need to shadow an actual CRNA in the OR. What they do is totally different from the circulating or scrub nurses. I was just like you, trust me. It took me 17 years of ICU...
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  15. TCU Fall '09
    what the heck is on april 30th???? i haven't received a thing. i live in keller, just up rufe snow so carpool is good!
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  16. TCU Fall '09
    I think it's specific to certain buildings. It's just down the block from the anesthesia building. The area around TCU is very mixed. Some of the most expensive homes in FW are there, and then a...
    Apr 21, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  17. BS in other field, how to fastest become a CRNA?
    don't forget that if u think in the future you may want your DNP or DNAP you will need a BS in nursing not a AAS.
    Apr 21, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  18. Honors in the major?
    I worked as a nurse tech in the ICU at a Level II trauma center during nursing school & it was great experience. As soon as I graduated I was hired into the unit without even going through a...
    Apr 21, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  19. Honors in the major?
    You've got to do what makes you happy. Having that on your record will look good but it's not worth it if you are miserable doing it. Good luck!
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  20. TCU Fall '09
    The apt's around TCU are high from what I've heard. Did u get the packet from TCU yet? There are brochures in it. There is a parking lot for us, a little far but walkable & I do believe there...
    Apr 19, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  21. TCU Fall '09
    I am from the FW area so already own a home here. We live in NE area, Keller. It's very nice, quiet, low crime. About 20 min from TCU. Upscale area but the condos and apts nearby are pretty...
    Apr 15, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  22. I keep getting pulled into the CRNA direction. What is the Better fit?
    Consider 2 things: as a CRNA you did the chance to educate your pt about anesthesia and as an FNP you won't be taking care of high acuity patients like in the ICU- it would be more like clinic...
    Apr 7, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  23. When did you decide to be a CRNA?
    I had no idea that I wanted to be a CRNA when I started nursing school. It wasn't until I'd worked ICU for a few years that I became interested but I waited 16 years to apply. I loved ICU and...
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  24. Youngest CRNA student?
    It's not unknown for people in their young 20's to get in, but for accurate stats you should contact the schools you will be applying to & they can provide that info to you. Good luck!
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist
  25. What was your Undergraduate Major?
    FYI, some of the DNP programs require that you must have a BSN in nursing for entrance, so if you plan on going that route be prepared.
    Apr 2, '09
    Forum: Student Registered Nurse Anesthetist


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