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  1. Application process
    Thank you! I am hoping to get it started. The whole transcript process is going to be a task for sure since I have previous degrees prior to earning my nursing degree...
    Feb 17
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  2. Application process
    I am looking into either the RN-BSN or RN-MSN programs. The application includes that *readiness* portion. Does anyone know how long that will take to complete? I want to apply but want to carve...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  3. MSN in Education or MS Ed?
    Thanks-I keep going back and forth with the BSN vs MSN. With now 3 degrees under my belt, it is so hard to motivate going back to school....
    Feb 13
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. BSN or MSN
    Thanks! I am definitely not interested in becoming a DNP at this point. 3 degrees and in my 40's, I am not that motivated sadly.... :(
    Feb 13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  5. MSN in Education or MS Ed?
    Good to know...thanks so much! Do you know if it is the same for Nurse Educators that work in hospitals as opposed to universities? ie, a facility's nurse educator?
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. MSN in Education or MS Ed?
    I have an RN degree and currently work in a hospital. I am in the process of going back to school for my BSN. I have a BA in Psych and an MS Ed. (used to be a teacher) I am wondering if a BSN will...
    Feb 11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  7. BSN or MSN
    I am an RN with a previous Bachelor's degree in Psychology and MS Ed (I was a teacher before going back to nursing school.) I have been working for almost 3 years now as a nurse. I know I need to...
    Feb 10
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student: MSN/DNP/DNSc/PhD
  8. Experiences with Western Governors University???
    Great-thanks!
    Feb 10
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Experiences with Western Governors University???
    I am currently an RN (with a Bachelors in Psychology and MS Ed). I am looking to go back to school and am contemplating the RN to MSN track. I am wondering if anyone has gone through the WGU...
    Feb 9
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  10. Name/Title on resume
    Thanks everyone! I decided to go letterless! I have an MSEd, BA in Psych and RN, so no, they are not really relevant unless of course I was applying for some educational type position. Seems like...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  11. Name/Title on resume
    I am wondering... I am redoing my resume. At the top, do I list my name with the letters, RN next to it. I also have a BA and MSEd. Are those appropriate to list as well or am I just sounding...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  12. Help needed with resume-same job/ parent company, different state
    I am hoping someone can help. I am trying to update my resume. I started a job working in a hospital that is part of the same parent company as my previous hospital job in a different state. I am...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  13. New Grad Interview gone weird...advice/comments please
    I was going to agree with Rose2013 about not knowing until you get an offer. Typically all of those questions would be answered in the offer letter or first with a verbal offer. For sure the...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. Will it ever feel better???
    Thanks for all of the encouragement everyone. Last night wound up being A LOT better. I got most of the same assignment except for 2 patients which were different and the day nurse when I came in...
    May 29, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Will it ever feel better???
    Just wanted to add that sometimes the questions I am asked are not unimportant or about a procedure 10 years ago, but more relevant to their stay. Some I actually eye roll at myself for not knowing...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Will it ever feel better???
    Thanks so much for the encouragement everyone! I am heading in to night and trying to brush off the big girl pants and muster up some extra confidence! For the record, Ellie-I have worked with...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Will it ever feel better???
    Clementia-Thanks for the encouragement! I sure hope you are right.
    May 27, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Will it ever feel better???
    Thanks...I have a report paper we use to take notes on to help with report. I constantly take notes. If time allots, I like to jot down things I will pass along. Invariably I am always asked a...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  19. Will it ever feel better???
    Hi there- I am not exactly in my first year after licensure, but second. A little background. I worked part time (per diem) for a year and then had to move out of state. After several months of...
    May 27, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  20. Overwhelmed
    I can so relate, especially to this.... I have been at my job 6 weeks and have a year of experience at another facility. Our hospital is acute rehab so patients come fairly sick enough to justify...
    May 14, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  21. Nurse-Patient ratios in rehab?
    I worked in a freestanding acute medical rehab as well and our numbers sound quite similar. I am still relatively new to it, so the 7-8 is sometimes a huge challenge for me, so the prospect of 12...
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  22. Nurse-Patient ratios in rehab?
    Just curious as to what nurse to patient ratios are like in your acute rehab settings? Also, how do you feel about the ratio?
    May 10, '13
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  23. Advice? RN-BSN or MSN?
    Thanks! I am almost 41... I don't know ultimately what I want to do going forward. Right now I am happy with my new job and feel like I need solid experience at it. BUT......I do need more than...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  24. Advice? RN-BSN or MSN?
    Thanks so much DNPpat! I find so many parallels b/w teaching and nursing. I work in acute medical rehab so I feel as though my teaching background comes into play very often. B/c I am still so...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  25. Advice? RN-BSN or MSN?
    Thanks! I do agree, experience is paramount, but sadly I need more than just an RN where I live. Thankfully I have a job but my hospital is no longer hiring RNs w/o BSN or higher. I was the last...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN


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