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  1. Advanced Patho Vs. Pharm
    Not to hijack the thread ... but my advisor for the BSN to DNP program mentioned the 5 year rule for Pharmacology during a recent conversation. A side note ... definitely do not take Avanced...
    May 22
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  2. i am an RN BSN and i want to be an APRN. Do i have to take MSN first?
    -- Correct.
    May 21
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  3. i am an RN BSN and i want to be an APRN. Do i have to take MSN first?
    TalarossaRN: - Just wanted to clarify. - An FNP degree is earned either at the Master's Degree or PhD Degree level. Meaning, you earn your master's degree as part of either program. ...
    May 20
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  4. Advanced Patho Vs. Pharm
    Be aware that Pharmacology must be taken within 5 years of your actual graduation, in order to apply/obtain your DEA prescription authority. I mention this if you are a part-time student in a BSN to...
    May 20
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  5. Do you like being a nurse?
    stickit34: - Sent you a PM ... please check your mail. Thanks!!!!
    May 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Well my Georgetown University & University of Cincy apps are in...
    Tasha: - Sent you a PM ... check your mailbox. Thanks!!!
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. Reprimanded for reporting medication errors and so much more
    Hey everyone: Why the hell would you ever post anything about nursing school on FaceBook? Who made you the nursing school instructor? What are you, the teacher's pet? If you were in...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. FNP Program - Finding Preceptors
    Hi there: - I am considering applying to an on-line FNP program, and have learned that the student is responsible for securing their own preceptors. - Was wondering how difficult it...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  9. Online FNP Programs - Endorsement into other states
    Hi there: - I am considering applying to an online Family Nurse Practitioner program, and was wondering if after obtaining completing the program and obtaining an FNP license in my...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Lehigh Valley - Agency Pay Rates
    All: Just wondering what the agency pay rates are for Private Duty Home Health (RN) in the Lehigh Valley. Am thinking of signing on with either Bayada Nurses or Loving Care Agency,...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. Public Humiliation In Healthcare
    All this for a lousy $20/hour (starting pay for graduate nurses in central & western Pennsylvania).
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. NY private duty nurse- over time/pay raise?
    Is this $30/hour Medicaid for RNs? Seems pretty low ... especially if you have to still take taxes (both employer and employee social security) + fed + state + local taxes. Thanks!!! ...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Job prosepects - HACC vs Excelsior
    Hi there: In Pennsylvania ... no one cares where you received your degree. Note that it will take about 1.5 to 2 years to complete your LPN to RN (associates) degree through Excelsior college....
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  14. excelsior grad working as RN in PA
    Tryingtobuildafuture: - It took me around 2 years to get through the Excelsior program. - Note: California definitely, absolutely, positively will not allow Excelsior graduates to sit for...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  15. Should i use more than 1 agency?
    All: - I've worked for three agencies at one time (long-term care facilities). I know of one individual who works for five separate agencies (again, long-term care). - My first rule to the...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  16. California & Excelsior College
    LunahRN: -- Sent you a PM. Johnny
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. California & Excelsior College
    LunahRN: - I sent another e-mail to the CA-BON this afternoon. Unfortunately, it will take another 3 months to hear back from them. - As you said ... very frustrating. - In the...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. California & Excelsior College
    LunahRN: - If I were to take the 2nd semester Med-Surg class (with clinicals) ... I would take both the theory portion as well as the clinical portion. It would be a 7 credit class. - I...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  19. Unsafe ?? Need opinions....
    j464335 & all: - Most LTC facilities require the LPN to not only do the med pass, but also the treatments (ointments, wound dressings, foot soaks, etc.) in addition to the med pass. In...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. California & Excelsior College
    All: - Please read before replying. - I've seen where California does not accept Excelsior Graduates (either by examination or endorsement), due to the lack of clinical hours in the...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. New graduate RN opps
    Hi there: - Try Connemaugh Health System (Memorial Medical Center) in Johnstown, PA. This is a level one trauma center. - Note: They hire in batches, and you need to follow-up with...
    Jan 29, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  22. HATE LTC
    Hi there: - I work LTC per-diem around 40 to 60 hours a week (been doing this for 4 years now). - You'll soon learn that some places are pure hell ... while others are a nurse's ...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Graduate program recommendation letters
    Hi there: - You said you took courses online. Was this Excelsior College? If so, contact them and they will send out a standard recommendation letter. - I had to do this for both my...
    Dec 8, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. What is the least amount you would work for as a RN?
    Are you kidding? You'd need something like $10.00/hour in benefits to make up the difference. I suppose if they provided a hooker during lunch ... then I would consider. :) Seriously, anything...
    Nov 17, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Are all nursing homes the same?
    What's really weird ... I thought we were in a major recession ... and yet, I can't even get agency CNA's to come in when there is a call-off. I bounce around between 8 or 10 different nursing...
    Nov 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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