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  1. 2 interviews-2 opinions
    Hey everyone! I was formerly lisamc1 but graduated from Excelsior this summer and passed boards! YAY! So now it's lisamc1RN, woohoo! Ok, I've been on 2 job interviews and it was amazing the...
    Sep 15, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  2. Nurses, Clients and Power
    Being busy may not seem like a good excuse to the patient who hears it, but to the patient who I just spent 30 minutes with trying to control a bleed which took precedence over your need, it has a...
    May 29, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Penn Foster Information Literacy?
    Tasha, I called my advisor at excelsior, who gave the approval to take the Penn Foster class. I called up Penn Foster (credit card in hand) and paid $90. Two days later, I received my student ID...
    May 26, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  4. Penn Foster Information Literacy?
    Thanks everyone! I called both Excelsior and Penn Foster and I'm getting my material hopefully soon! My advisor said to get it done and even if I miss the deadline by a day or two, she would make...
    May 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  5. Passed CPNE!!!
    You know I'm so happy for you! And I'm tickled about the stuffed possum! (Read her journal on the EPN. ;) ) We call them speed bumps here in Ohio, too! LOL!
    May 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  6. Penn Foster Information Literacy?
    Does anyone know if Excelsior is still taking this as a transfer credit? I have a request in to take the class, but haven't heard back from Excelsior yet. I really just want to sign up for the class...
    May 18, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. cpne date at grady
    Congratulations! Now study your hiney off! LOL!
    May 14, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. Staying motivated for CPNE?
    I agree with Lunah. Take a week off. It sounds like you are doing great! Make yourself get back at it after that week, though. :)
    May 11, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. I posted my journal on EPN
    Hop on over there if you want. Or if you don't want, I'll just attach it here. LOL.
    May 10, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  10. I'm having a bonfire
    Wooohooohooo! That's so wonderful! Congratulations, Deb! My mom went with me, too! LOL! It was a great day for both of us! *dancing a little jig*
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  11. I passed my CPNE!!!
    Thank you all! Megan, yes, I was at York, Pa and I thought that the CA and CEs were great and I really thought the site was great as well. :)
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  12. I passed my CPNE!!!
    I'm so happy and I can't stop smiling. My cheeks are beginning to hurt. LOL. I'm going to type up a journal and post it to the EPN later if anyone is curious about my experience. :) :) :) :p
    May 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. CPNE question-other AOC
    Oy. I have learned mnemonics for all AOCs except drainage and specimen collection. I just haven't come up with anything and have not even looked at it in about a month! Thanks for the heads up...
    May 1, '10
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  14. Daytonite has passed away...
    My condolences to the family. Daytonite was inspirational and will be missed.
    May 1, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Is med-surg really the best place to start as a new grad?
    I think you will find that opinions go both ways. There are nurses out there who firmly believe in Med-surg as the first place to work as a new nurse, and others who feel that it is just fine to...
    Apr 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Should I wash my hands before I pee????
    You should be washing your hands all the time. When you go into a room, when you leave a room, before and after doing a treatment. You should be gelling all of the time, too. In between patients,...
    Apr 18, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Thank you food from nursing students
    I know I'd love a fruit basket or veggie tray! I work in a place that is inundated with cookies, cakes, and doughnuts. I've lost 15 lbs out of sheer iron will. It would be nice to indulge in a...
    Apr 14, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Those  that prefer to work with men
    Men gossip just as much as women. They just tend to do it with other men. People are people. *there's a song in there somewhere* Although I believe there are fundamental differences between men and...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Should nurses with long hair be required to wear it up?
    Yes, we are required to wear long hair back and no false fingernails. I wear my hair short now, but always wore it back when it was long and keep my fingernails trimmed.
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Who does this stuff?  Really, you can't make it up!
    It's time to get your social worker and your DON involved. Your patient is actually not safe and her relatives are the ones who are creating the problem. Be a patient advocate before she ends up in...
    Apr 11, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. To take a break or not take a break
    I'm close to graduating, too. (God willing and the creek don't rise.) I would love to just keep on a goin', but I need to take a break to spend time with the kiddos and hubby and just enjoy my...
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Trying to challenge RN boards
    OP, I've been an LPN for almost 4 years now and am getting ready to take the CPNE through Excelsior (next month. Yikes!). I highly recommend it. I found that the most challenging part of doing my...
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Trying to challenge RN boards
    :lol2: Is it those world history classes they make you take?
    Apr 7, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Nursing Stereotypes and a Dumb Society
    Whoah! Ok, first of all, we ARE all nurses. Licensed Practical NURSE and Registered NURSE are both nurses. Notice the NURSE in our titles? Second of all, you assume too much to think that RNs...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. The Patient in Bed 519
    We recently had a long time patient of ours pass away. He had always had the tv on and was always on the call light. We adored him. He was one of those guys who loved to chat and loved to eat. When...
    Apr 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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