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  1. thinking about excelsior- encouragement needed
    Missy and MissingMyErica: That's wonderful! I am so incredibly excited and cannot wait to start now! MissingMyErica: Congrats, wow!! I'll be doing all my exams in York since I live in...
    May 14, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. thinking about excelsior- encouragement needed
    Deteremine2b: God bless and thank you so much for sharing your experience. Wow, halfway done already, congrats!! It seemed to good to be true, but you're right- Excelsior IS a godsend! I'm sorry you...
    May 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  3. thinking about excelsior- encouragement needed
    Lax Nurse, That's great! I'd love to hear more about your path through excelsior if you have the time. When did you graduate and how long did it take you to complete? Your words mean alot to...
    May 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. thinking about excelsior- encouragement needed
    Hi all :-): I was enrolled in a traditional, brick and mortar program this year. Long story short, I finsihed most of my year 1 ADN clinicals, now have to wait another year before I can repeat 1...
    May 13, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. Just got my letter from HACC! What should I expect?
    From what I heard they are, well, how do I say it...b*ll breakers? My friend was in their program and her grandfather died and she had to go to the funeral, missed a clinical day and thus failed her...
    Jun 26, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  6. I feel like I'm "cheating" on nursing for asking this...
    Not to mention the loans, ack! Go NP/CRNP. By the time you get there, the terminal degree will be the DnP anyways, which should satisfy the level of practice you are looking for. I think what you...
    Jun 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Move Over, Norma Rae
    Eesh, makes me wary. I am just beginning nursing school. I am happy you are sharing your story, though. It needs to be heard. *No you ARE NOT Norma Rae!*:yeah: I will keep this in my head...
    Jun 10, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Talk me down from the ledge (2nd edition)
    Thx to KeeperMom for sharing! If we have good reason to, are we allowed as nurses to tell the pt's mom to close the door herself?
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Talk me down from the ledge (2nd edition)
    You're a motivator! Now I'm excited! Thx TG!!:yeah:
    Jun 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Talk me down from the ledge (2nd edition)
    Thanks, That Guy! How has NS been for you? Are we expected, as students, to take as much crap (figuratively, LOL) as possible from the pts? Do you feel overwhelmed yet? Thanks in advance for...
    May 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. Talk me down from the ledge (2nd edition)
    Thanks again, katebean. Feel free to email me as you go through NS and encounter problems like this or of any kind. It really helps to talk w/a fellow student. I almost dropped out of NS before I...
    May 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. ADN to MSN yay or nay ?
    Hey Moogs (may I call you that?). That's exactly why Im going the ADN to BSN to MSN track...money savings! Also, I need time to suss out what I want as an NP specialty. I think this is a great way...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. ADN to MSN yay or nay ?
    That first NP job may be just as elusive, esp w/out clinical experience. I'm going ADN instead of direct entry MSN so I might be a little biased ;) I know someone had mentioned about PAs getting...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. bachelor's in another field to NP in 3 years
    I'll be happy to step it up to doctorate level! Who knows, maybe they'll start an ADN to DNP program for 2nd degree students. There are so many different flavors of nurses, yet we all seemed to get...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Talk me down from the ledge (2nd edition)
    Thanks katebean and Moogie :-). Youre both correct and katebean, you hit it on the head- I CAN'T STAND addicts. Most have a very "me-me-me" personality that I have a very hard time stomaching. I...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Talk me down from the ledge (2nd edition)
    Hi guys! Can you relate? I am about to enter NS in the fall and have been providing pt care for 7+ years now as a tech in various capacities. Lately the pts have really been getting on my...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Night/Weekend Second Degree BSN programs???
    I have a Bachelors in Bio and am starting my (long) pathway to MSN. Sorry to say there are no shortcuts. You will need two years to do your RN clinicals because unless you are in an accelerated...
    May 25, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. Penn State Mont Alto ADN fall 2010
    Anyone besides me and stdntograd06 starting this program in the fall? Any past grads? Thx! : ) Rae
    May 25, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. ADN to MSN yay or nay ?
    Hmm...well you would need a BS/N to get into the DO prog. I havent decided yet myself- im going for an ADN this fall even though i have a BS in bio...i might just do the ADN-MSN iafter i graduate if...
    May 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. bachelor's in another field to NP in 3 years
    Cheers, MC1906! This is the pathway I choose! I already have a BS, now going back for my ADN. After that I plan to do RN->BSN, and then MSN. If you get a job right after ADN, they should pay for...
    May 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Are females attracted to male nurses....or just really laugh at the males doing this?
    :yeah::yeah::yeah: Three Cheers!! Well said hombre!!! :up: ~Rae
    Apr 22, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Anyone having luck with jobs?
    You could consider working in a sleep lab until a suitable RNI position opens up. It's not as in depth as Nursing, but sleep labs are always clamoring for techs. If you have HCE, they will usually...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  23. How i landed a new grad position
    Thank you, OP, you have inspired me not to quit! I start an ADN in Fall 2010 and I was getting a bit scared re: the current employment market. If we need help with resumes and cover letters, can we...
    Apr 13, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. Anyone having luck with jobs?
    It's good to hear words of encouragement. I start an ADN fall 2010. Si se puede! (Yes, we can!) :O)...
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  25. Curious about nursing in Mexico
    Maybe she knows more than you are giving her credit for. There is much lost in translation.
    Apr 12, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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