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  1. advanced practice nursing in DE
    Greetings all, I'm going to be relocating to the Dover area at the end of this year, after I finish my ACNP program here in NJ. I just wanted to touch base to see if anyone had any insight into...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Delaware Nursing
  2. Any Excelsior Grads enrolled in an NP program???
    I'm an Excelsior grad ADN and BSN, and I was accepted into UMDNJ without an issue. I personally know another Excelsior grad who was accepted into Columbia for their NP program. Excelsior can...
    Apr 4, '12
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  3. Shocked...Confused...& Terminated=SAD "(
    It's not revenge to defend yourself.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Shocked...Confused...& Terminated=SAD "(
    Atropine IVP for the vasovagal syncope? Sounds like a stellar operation all around. Run, and don't look back.
    Feb 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nursing Academia  We Need New Blood!
    Any idea why educator salaries remain so dismally low?
    Nov 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. I did it!
    Congratulations, and every blessing on your new career!
    Sep 21, '11
    Forum: Success Stories in Nursing
  7. Trauma Nursing, Paramedics, and the ER
    OP: take it one step at a time. Go to EMT school and see if you like it. Go spend a little time working as a CNA and see if you like it. Don't worry so much about the grand plan, I guarantee you...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Trauma Nursing, Paramedics, and the ER
    [QUOTE=mom-n-student;5335407] MICN has a greater scope of practice than a paramedic. They have critical care experience and can manage invasive critical care equipment such as arterial lines and...
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I didn't know I couldn't do it ... so I did.
    Congrats and good luck, Lunah. I just pinned on Captain in the USAFR, and I got my start as a paramedic ten years ago. I hope that when you read this, you are feeling the pride and relief of having...
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: Government / Military Nursing
  10. Tips for passing clinical tests?
    Does anybody else think it's a little ridiculous that they couldn't provide a hamper for this clinical exercise? If bed making and linen handling are such crucial skills, that merit such a critical...
    Mar 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  11. How to explain how hard you have to work in nursing school
    Brava, Grey Lady. Not only are you helping your students, you are helping to improve the credibility of the profession. Nobody expects a law student or a medical student to work full time nights,...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. taking a break from grad school
    Thanks, Moogie. . . . I'm much more at peace with this now. It's not a race, after all!
    Jan 25, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  13. taking a break from grad school
    Just finished my first semester of clinicals at an ACNP program. I got glowing evaluations from my clinical preceptor, and carried a good grade on my exams, but I fell far behind on documenting my...
    Jan 4, '11
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  14. I don't like my NP program and I am a half way through it
    Have you started clinicals yet? That might be a totally different ballgame.
    Jan 4, '11
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  15. Umdnj/Msn courses to take per semester..pls help-
    I understand your desire to start clinical in the fall. My guess is that FNP does the same thing with the specialty classes and only offers them once a year. It's very tempting. The problem with...
    Jan 1, '11
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  16. Umdnj/Msn courses to take per semester..pls help-
    Hi, I am in the ACNP program there, and I have taken all of these classes already. It depends on your strengths and the amount of time you have to study. Also, the professors are fairly uneven...
    Dec 31, '10
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  17. Excelsior students going on to get NP
    I'm a year into the acute care NP program at UMDNJ, got accepted with an Excelsior ADN and BSN. The Excelsior BSN teaches you how to manage your education independently, which comes in very handy...
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  18. Should I lighten up?
    It's helpful to have a humorous stock answer to this question. If someone asks, "So what's the worst thing you've ever seen?" you can reply "The Last Airbender" (or the crummy movie / TV show of...
    Jul 19, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. I actually like being a CNA - should I become an RN?
    My hat is off to you for your awesome attitude toward your work. How different hospitals would be if everyone approached their job the way you do! If you are considering getting your RN...
    Jan 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. An Online MSN -NP program?
    UMDNJ also offers an ACNP program. Didactic coursework can be completed online or at the school. There is a program in the pipeline to address the peds restriction, which would be great.
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  21. Excelsior Grads - Where are they now?
    Hello, all. . . I am an Excelsior survivor too! Here's my story: BA in 1997 (social sciences) EMT in 1998 paramedic in 2001 Excelsior ADN in 2004 Excelsior BSN in 2007 and, class of 2011 for...
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. MSN at UMDNJ
    I'm applying for the acute care NP program at this school. I was curious if anyone on the board has attended this program, or any of the other MSN programs at UMDNJ. Thanks for your help!
    Oct 5, '08
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  23. Best job for Paramedic soon to be RN ?
    I had the same question myself when I got my license after three years as a paramedic. My first job was in a medical-surgical ICU in a midsize community hospital where I had worked as a...
    May 29, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing


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