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  1. New Grad Residencies in MD
    Hi, Does anyone have some personal experience, or opinions, about Howard County's RN Fellowship? The web states they have 4 versions, which group specialties together, so I get the sense that you...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  2. Question ... Psych NPs
    Thank you for your input zenman. My general intuition is that 'all experience is good experience" (so long as you make that of it!). It might help me better understand which age group I work best...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Question ... Psych NPs
    Psych NPs out there....what are some departments or RN positions that you felt really helped you on your quest to become a psychiatric NP? Of course, working as a Psych Nurse would help acquaint...
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  4. Certain about midwifery, uncertain about nursing
    OP, many have advised you on your RN year.... but here is some advice for your BSN year.......There is acceptance and coping necessary for that year too, and here is how I'm surviving it: The...
    Sep 2, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  5. Cheapest Psych NP Program?
    I too read (or misread) a grouping of "University of Phoenix, Drexel, etc" together. It's my understanding that Drexel is a not-for-profit ( and...
    Aug 25, '11
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  6. Transitioning from WHNP to CNM?
    Do WHNP programs still maintain the natural emphasis that CNM programs do? Part of what drew me towards CNM was the preservation of nature in the nursing/medical approach. Currently, I'm...
    Jul 8, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  7. Combined CNM and WHNP degrees?
    U Penn's CNM program allows you to sit for both CNM and WHNP boards... :)
    May 9, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  8. How much debt is reasonable for NP school?
    We have similar career goals. I chose to go with an inexpensive instate-BSN (12k total), work some, then apply to grad school independently from my BSN experience. The cohesive nature of a direct...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. Short-term (3 week) externship?
    Hello Everyone, I did a search but couldn't find any recent info on externships in the MD area; I'm looking for anyone with personal experience doing an externship as a student. In particular,...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  10. Interested in pursuing a CNM career
    Thank you for your post TLAlady - it was reassuring! Looking into this profession, I know that I want to go for it without regard to schedule/salary. Then that lurking feeling returns -- the one...
    Mar 24, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  11. Has Anyone Heard From Brockport Nursing?
    SyberianPuppy, We went to the same undergrad. It is a very tough, very competitive, very critical school. With no grade inflation to speak of here, your 3.6 here is SPECTACULAR, and something I...
    Mar 14, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  12. FNP in Hawaii
    OK...I'll be debbie downer, and take my words with a grain of salt. I'm making a bullet list of the negatives because I think you should be aware of the bad as you make this decision - after all -...
    Feb 17, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  13. Interest in becoming CNM
    Thank you for your suggestions - getting The Baby Catcher from the Library ;) I AM looking forward to my OB lecture/clinical. Can't wait. :)
    Feb 2, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  14. Interest in becoming CNM
    Hi Everyone, First of all, thank you for all the discussion on this board. As a nursing student, I look forward to the voices, stories, and ideas in this particular section of all nurses more...
    Jan 31, '11
    Forum: Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNM)
  15. 2011-2012 BAT - Decker School SUNY Binghamton hopefuls
    Everydayagift, Yes, they had me fill out both forms :). I didn't write an extra essay; they had me copy and paste my old one in for both supplemental essays. Admissions (not the nursing school,...
    Jan 20, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  16. 2011-2012 BAT - Decker School SUNY Binghamton hopefuls
    @spiritedkidd, Hi, I thought I finished my application in September, but then there was something funky about a switchover to an online only supplement. So, then I submitted another online...
    Jan 19, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  17. 2011-2012 BAT - Decker School SUNY Binghamton hopefuls
    spirited, I sent you a PM with info on my GPA (I was accepted too). Hong, I second that BU Brain is not a good indicator of accepted versus not, I'm still "not entered" there as well. From what...
    Jan 17, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  18. Suny Binghamton Accelerated BSN Summer 2011
    I submitted an application too! I've heard great things about the program, but also great things about SB. I've not heard much about Drexel, but if you are a NYS resident, I know SB or Bing will...
    Dec 1, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  19. 2011-2012 BAT - Decker School SUNY Binghamton hopefuls
    I'm hopeful too! I have little experience in health care, but lots of science background - we'll see how that is viewed. I feel good about my prereq grades, but I do not have that elusive 3.7++...
    Nov 30, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  20. 2011-2012 BAT - Decker School SUNY Binghamton hopefuls
    Anyone else apply for May 2011 @ SUNY Binghamton BAT program? Anyone else anxiously awaiting a reply like me?? :) How 'bout anyone that was accepted last year - when did you hear back? ...
    Nov 11, '10
    Forum: New York Nursing
  21. Accelerated programs...expensive or cheap?
    I thought hard about expensive options, and then chose to save money (Choosing a 12k instate/25k out of state program over a 50K program). I was looking at loans. Had I 60k in savings, it may have...
    Aug 27, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Free Ibooks - relevant to nursing (and exam prep too!)
    "Kaplan Publishing is offering selected Kaplan eBooks for Free using iTunes iBook. " Hi Guys, I saw this on and thought some of you may have use for some of the free ibooks offered!...
    Aug 25, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  23. Psych nurse practitioner
    I love hearing these promising posts about Psych NP jobs....Psych NP is what I really want to do as far as personal interest, but being employable at the end of the journey will certainly increase...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  24. Psych nurse practitioner
    I love hearing these promising posts about Psych NP jobs....Psych NP is what I really want to do as far as personal interest, but being employable at the end of the journey will certainly increase...
    Aug 16, '10
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  25. DNP 2015
    I'm worried as well! I would be a bigger proponent of pushing post-masters internships instead of educational program changes. I certainly want to see what the 'meat' of DNP programs are before...
    Aug 13, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student