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  1. Pearson Vue Trick
    YAY!! Congrats!!
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. LPN to RN bridge program in Michigan
    Hi There, I know Schoolcraft & OCC both have bridge programs. THey wouldnt work for me because all my credits were > 10 years but for a new grad such as yourself they would be great! I do believe...
    Nov 16, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  3. Packing my bag to leave the medical field for good.
    I feel your frustration, but I am still not understanding why you feel the BON or school should look the other way regarding your lack of IV certification? And I am also not understanding what those...
    Nov 15, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  4. Microbiology Exam
    Wonderful-Congrats!!:yes: I'm taking transitions next Fri then on to Micro-And although I would love an A- I'd be thrilled to pass with a C :0)
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  5. If I hate being a Cna, should I stop pursuing Nursing?
    You've gotten lots of good advice here. I worked as a CNA before becoming a LPN and while I liked the interaction and bedside care-I don't think anyone really enjoys dealing with a code brown in...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Close to Enrolling... so close!
    Well guess you made it then! I just checked to make sure they processed my payment in time. I sent in my paperwork and CC on th 27th and it cleared on the 28th-yea! I do wish we could get...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  7. Close to Enrolling... so close!
    Peter, You give me hope it's do-able in a reasonable amount of time-You certainly have accomplished a lot in a short amount of time! Any study tips? ~Ms.P
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  8. PASSED CPNE at Albany Med 9/30
    Congrats! I imagine it was very nerve wracking!! Do you think the online workshop was worth it or in hindsight would you recommend a more intensive week long prep course? So happy for you! ...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  9. Close to Enrolling... so close!
    Do it Barbara! I'm enrolling this week-and prey to God my brain is still functional enough to do it. I didn't transitions done but I'm still going to try and test out on before the end of the month....
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. I got a job!!
    Yea, Congrats!!! So happy for you!:up: Ms. P
    Sep 12, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  11. It can be done
    Congrats to you! It's very inspiring to me (back in school-lpn to rn-at age 47!). I too would like to move to a completely different area of nursing that isn't an option as an LPN. Thank you for...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  12. Disgusted - wipes for bathing
    Yes! I remember that!
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    And well, I'm pretty much capped out on a LPN salary. There's no one paying LPNs any more than I'm making so I have to do it if I want to work in higher skilled areas or if I want to be able to...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  14. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    Thanks Barbara, I think I may appeal the math and A&P but either way I need to do this. I've spoken with the. Recently without much success. Yup, had to mail them my new license as well. I just don't...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. Collaboration....
    Makes life so much easier when we work together! Love this story :0) I'm really lucky to be in a situation where everyone works well together & helps each other out. Heck, when I take a day off...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    Hi Barbara, Thanks for the heads up on Straighterline & ALEKS! Will check them out. I need to do this as cost effectively as possible, Have a son in his Sr yr at college, he's working an internship...
    Sep 9, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    Lifespan Psych Sociology A&P Microbiology Math (I took algebra but because it was beginners algebra they will not accept it as my math credit) I have ALL of these, but they wouldn't accept my...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. Lpn to rn program
    Hi There! I just did my very first exam and essentials of nursing safety &and preparening for transition to RN now. For me it's good as I'm working FT, have a side business so I can study a couple...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  19. Disgusted - wipes for bathing
    Oh My Gosh- I do the same exact thing, LOL- my husband thinks my "thing" about having to have fresh crisp sheets every couple days and the insisting on hospital corners and sheets/blankets completely...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Online Micro. Anyone take it and where?
    Thanks very much :0)
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. I passed excelsior college transitions
    Congrats!! I just passed the health and safety and am taking the transitions in a couple of weekes or as soon as I feel I'm ready. I guess my 47 year old brain isn't rotting just yet-Hoorah for US!!
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. Online Micro. Anyone take it and where?
    Edukan is accepted by excelsior? I ask because I haven't heard of them but I need to take Micro as well as my A & P pver aftr 20+ yr.s God help me. Thanks :0) Ms. P
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. ENROLL BEFORE OCT 1,2012 Question
    Yes, I actually emailed them and was told this is so. I do have to still retake a few credits that are over ten years old but the changes to the program begin 10/1/12, so if it affects you-get your...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. Disgusted - wipes for bathing
    Exactly my response to this article: After bathing the patient the basin should be washed with disinfectant soap, dried well and stored in a closed cupboard or drawer specifically for that. Basins...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Signed up for my first test. It's tomorrow!
    Good Luck Veggie! When is your test date? I'm studying for this one now-been an LPN for 20+ years so it's a challenge figuring out the best study habits for me. I was gonig to do the pre-test but Ex...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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