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  1. What are my rights against those who eat their young?
    While I may not be young, what can I do about 2 nurses that I work with that consistently talk behind peoples backs and try to stir up trouble for people. Literally they will try to talk about...
    Mar 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. Do you calculate drip rates anymore?
    So our school of nursing (in California) is revamping the curriculum. Many faculty want to do away with questions that require students to calculate drip rates or pay attention to drop factors. ...
    Jan 12, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Sleeping for an occasional night shift
    Help! I have to do a per diem night shift (haven't done nights since nursing school). Not really sure how to get myself to sleep during afternoon evening. Do I try to take like a melatonin at 3...
    Jun 19, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Help--need teaching suggestion endocrine
    I need help. I am a new instructor with Med-surg. THis course is not easy--nor are the undergrad students who seem to have it out for me since they did poor on a test. Now I am scared since one of...
    Apr 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  5. Throwing out test questions
    Ok. SO I just gave my first med-surg test online and the majority of the class scored between 70-75%. I thought I had prepped them well--I chose questions that are most practical to actual clinical...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. Help..teaching med-Surg
    I have the previous syllabus. I can view the slides from the previous instructor--which are way to ICU detailed and I have slides from textbook author. I am trying to view this as I want to make...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. Help..teaching med-Surg
    I will be teaching med-Surg for the first time for a BSN program. I've only done lab classes before. Scared for how to fill a 3 hour class with lecture. Also typical fears of what if they ask me a...
    Jan 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. WTUs for teaching a skills lab class?
    Just wanted to poll others--if you teach a 3 unit skills/interventions lab---are you only paid 3WTUs or do you get double (kind of how clinical instructors get 6 WTUs for teaching 3 unit clinical?)
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  9. Best online Masters in Nur Education?
    I did mine through CSU Dominguez Hills. The GRE not required. There is no thesis. I only had to go to campus two times. I had a great relationship with faculty and fellow students online. I...
    Jul 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  10. How do you grade  for lab check offs and clinicals?
    For those that teach the skills labs and have letter grades: Do you have check offs that have points assigned for specific steps? How do you ensure that all people who check off do so equally? ...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  11. "bad" evaluations given by students of faculty
    I know that we tell students to take feedback given to them in a professional way, not personal...but it is so difficult to read the student's feedback of my teaching and not feel like I am being...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  12. Need to help students with citing/paraphrasing papers
    So, anyone out there who grades papers. I need to help students with their writing skills. I am frustrated when literally every sentence has a citation, and often times it is the same citation 4...
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  13. iPad or tablet for teaching
    For ITEACHOB, When you talk about being able to link "dropbox" ---are all your computers and phones from apple so that if you make changes in oneplace--it changes them in another as well? Or is...
    Nov 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  14. Need adaptive technology/equipment
    Help. I need some type of online resources/seminar for adaptive technology/equipment to teach for my BSN geriatric students. (I am panicking because my possible guest presenters did not come...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Need a good nursing leadership book for BSN program
    Does anyone know of a good nursing leadership book for a BSN program that is geared more toward the BSN new grad? Most of the books I have seen out there cover management theory and role of nurse...
    Sep 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  16. iPad or tablet for teaching
    So I have been looking at the ipad and a couple of tablets. I wanted to know how other educators have used these for teaching in classroom as well as for doing teaching work like viewing/editing...
    Jul 26, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  17. are online MSN programs respected?
    Yeah. I am all done with my MSN in Nursing education. I would recommend it to anyone.
    Jun 4, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  18. Grading student written papers
    I need help and suggestions. I am a student instructor (MSN student) and am getting lots of feedback from students telling me I am doing things too harsh. I know that the papers (written papers on ...
    Mar 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  19. weighted teaching units
    Can anyone explain what a WTU is? I understand for lecture you would get 3 WTUs for a 3 unit class. But what is it if you teach a clinical that is 3 units--my understanding is that the WTUs should...
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. Legal protection for academic nurse educators
    So, this is what I know. Is there any legal protection for nurse educators? I know that Universities are supposed to back faculty, but from stories I hear that is not true. I have heard that if...
    Feb 22, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  21. are online MSN programs respected?
    I just wanted to say that since I originally posted, I am right now in my last semester of my online MSN. I have really enjoyed it. It was a lot of work, and if it hadn't been online I'm not sure I...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  22. Online Nursing Instructor
    I also want to look into online education as an educator. How do you find out about jobs? How do you apply? How often if any would you be required to go to the campus? ALso--what help do you...
    Jan 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  23. Proper technique for perineal cleanse for foley insertion
    So I am wondering how others teach the cleaning of urinary meatus before inserting catheter. I have seen some books say do out sides r,l and then over center over meatus. Others say straight down...
    Oct 24, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. Becoming an Nurse Educator--Worth it??  Help.
    Well, I fell in love with teaching and so decided to get my MSN. Never really looked at the pay before because I was doing it part time around my acute care job. But now as I look at things, I...
    Sep 27, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  25. Creative teaching --Games/tools?
    Are there any websites that people know of to find creative nursing games. I have heard of RNtertainment and Medical monopoly. Any others? Someone also said they had seen some type of beachball...
    Jun 2, '10
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty