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  1. Online transition programs for LVNs for Texas
    DO NOT DO LAMAR STATE LVN-RN PROGRAM!!!!!!!! Take it from an LVN who has tried it. I started with one girl and neither of us were able to pass. I was about 6-7 months into the program. They're...
    May 20, '13
    Forum: Indiana State University Online Nursing
  2. How can we make the process of report from ER to floor better?
    In the ER I work in currently we do verbal reports but in the ER I worked in previously, we did SBARs and that seemed to work out well. Basically had all the general info on the patient, name, age,...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. Lone Star Fall 2012 ADN Applicants
    There is a difference between graduation rate, and NCLEX pass rate. I have found that a lot of schools have high nclex passing rate, but very few have good graduation rates. Might want to clarify and...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  4. LSC Montgomery Transition 2012
    OMG!!! I wish I would have seen all this before hand!!! I would have applied already! I was in an RN program but got out of it in March and I been looking to do straight BSN now. But if I would have...
    Jun 2, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  5. Accelerated BSN - low GPA in college
    I graduated high school when I was 17 and I been paying out of pocket since my second semester. My parents never paid for school. I was never a party girl and I still did bad. I just simply didnt...
    May 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. San Jacinto College ADN Fall 2012
    Im an LVN and just found out about this program about 10 mins ago, so I will be applying tomorrow and driving down to the school on Thursday to attend the information session. Does anyone know how...
    May 27, '12
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  7. Little Confused Here, Any Help Is Appreciated
    How many pre-req courses did you repeat? I know they only allow you to repeat 4 pre-req courses that you have made a C in.
    May 27, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  8. Is $49,000.00 too much for ADN program?
    "West Coast University is a private trade school that charges $132,000 in tuition for a generic BSN program, and we still see many people on these forums who are interested in attending." Ahh yes...
    May 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Is $49,000.00 too much for ADN program?
    Ahhh I asked myself the same thing. I'm an LVN right now and was going to start a transition BSN program. Was going to cost me 66K for the two years to complete the program and that's because I have...
    May 27, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. UT Arlington Academic Partnership BSN Program
    So I met with the advisor and she wasn't very helpful. Kind of just looked at me waiting for me to ask questions instead of just trying to provide me with information. I asked about the partnership...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  11. UT Arlington Academic Partnership BSN Program
    I am seeing a lot f different things from this site as well and a lot of information is incorrect according to what the guy over the phone told me when asking about the program. AnonEmos had a lot of...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  12. Help! Need ideas on how to pay for nursing school!
    I'm not sure how old you are or if you are even willing to do this but they have parent loans to for their children. I'm not sure if you have to be a certain age or not to do that. I am somewhat in...
    May 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Lamar State College LVN to RN
    Yeah I'm having a problem finding a clinical site. I just started a new job on Monday and this hospital doesn't accept outside students even if u work here. Ugh, so can't do them where I work and my...
    Nov 9, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  14. Scott & White Internship -- June 2011
    Smvx, I believe the internships for Dec graduates are already posted. Well at least for the specialties they are. I was just hired at Scott and White about 3 weeks ago, I applied Oct 1st, had an...
    Oct 31, '11
    Forum: Texas Nursing
  15. Resume Feedback Needed
    There are a number of things I would change and some of the Previous Posters have said a few. But if you decide not to change much, please correct this part. "Dedicated, compassionate and...
    Aug 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. Need your advice with ACLS and EKG certifying
    I think you should apply for a job now instead of waiting to get all these certifications. I know it makes the resume look better but who knows when the class will be and often the job will pay for...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Lamar State College LVN to RN
    If anyone is in the class that started in April and would like to sale their books, let me know!
    Aug 12, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  18. Applying for an ED job. Need Advice!
    I agree with previous poster. But if you do decide to go ahead with the transfer if you are eligible, then I would definately include any and all certifications on your resume. Especially CPR....
    Jul 29, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  19. Lamar State College LVN to RN
    Oh gosh yes, because their deadline really is like two weeks before their posted deadline.
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  20. Questions from a recent grad
    You need BLS in order to get ACLS. So renew your BLS if it's expired and then do ACLS. I personally would work for a few months before doing ACLS, it kind of helps to have a few skills in place and...
    Jul 21, '11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  21. Dating another RN?
    Oh geez. It doesn't matter. You work for two seperate hospitals. Not even the same facility, so no chance you would even see each other at work. My nurse manager is dating the chief doctor in our ER,...
    Jul 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nurses eating and drinking at the nurses station
    If we had enough time to take breaks, then you wouldn't see this problem so much. I work in a very busy ER, if I even leave for ten minutes to eat, I will have a new EMS patient (just my luck). Can't...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Lamar State College LVN to RN
    I didn't buy the computer book because it's really not a class I care about. But I believe that's all the books needed on the website. They have pdf files of the chapters as well on the site too so I...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  24. Lamar State College LVN to RN
    I just started this Program on June 27th. I was suppose to start in April but the admissions office didn't forward my transcripts to the nursing office in time, so I had to wait til June. So I would...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  25. I am a new grad and got a job as ALF director position!
    Well that would make more sense. Yeah LVNs aren't suppose to do initial assessments but usually the patients in long term care or rehab are there for a while and an LVN would need to do an assessment...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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