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  1. SHOES??
    After starting this thread, I started researching and found it interesting that the Danskos of the past are no longer available.... unless you buy Sanita, who had been the original manufacturer of...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  2. SHOES??
    And I'm guessing you wear the rubber or vinyl clogs on scrub days, like Rose_Queen? What brand is best? I've seen a few that look ok... Thanks!
    Jul 5
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  3. SHOES??
    Thanks so much for the comments! I have tried on Dansko and they seem to be comfortable, and I am told Sanita are almost identical. I found a site that has factory seconds on Sanita... only $62 as...
    Jul 4
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  4. SHOES??
    Hello All, What kind of shoes does everyone prefer in the OR? I have started to look for something that will be comfortable for standing all day and durable... I've heard that Danskos or...
    Jul 4
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  5. What's the BEST nursing shoes?
    Hi, Just wondering how the Sanitas worked out for you? I am looking at their site now and they are offering 15% off for 4th of July. Thinking of ordering a pair.... Thanks!!
    Jul 3
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  6. Attn: Nurses hired into the OR within the last 6 months to a year!
    This is a great thread!! I am also starting an OR Nurse Residency program next week. I am so excited but also a little nervous. The program is 6 months and utilizes the AORN's Periop 101 curriculum....
    Jul 1
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  7. New grad interested in operating room nursing
    Quote from bre7397 You definitely can't just "move" into OR nursing you need at least 1 year experience in med-surg and med-surg also usually requires 1 year experience as a nurse in general. ...
    Jul 1
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  8. Has anyone had experience with The College Network prior to doing Excelsior College?
    The College Network is a ripoff.... not to be confused with Excelsior College, a fully-accredited ADN program, which is in no way affiliated with The College Network!!
    Jun 11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  9. Has anyone had experience with The College Network prior to doing Excelsior College?
    You definitely made the right decision by running AWAY from TCN!! Don't feel sheepish.... they are hard-core high-pressure sales people!! I went to a couple of presentations 5 years ago and got the...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  10. The College Network study guides worth it?
    It is essential to understand that TCN is merely an overpriced supplier of study materials. Nothing more. The ADN is issued through Excelsior College.....one does not 'test through TCN'. My...
    Jun 11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  11. I have an interview!!!
    Following this thread.... I will also be interviewing for an OR Nurse Residency Program... Good luck!! :)
    May 13
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Passed Micro!! DONE!
    Awesome, Peter!! CONGRATS!!
    Mar 1
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  13. Am I able to start Excelsiors nursing exams before Prereqs are done?
    The only Nursing exam you may take before enrolling is Transitions. But A & P and Micro must be completed before taking any Nursing exams.
    Feb 16
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  14. CPNE workshops
    I passed CPNE 7/27/14 in Utica. In June, I took CPNEBootcamp workshop in Nashville and Christy's online careplan class. The reason I chose Christy over Sheri is that Christy's workshops are very...
    Oct 29, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  15. CPNE complete.
    CONGRATS!! It is definitely a great feeling to be handed the 'generic' pass letter! I think you will find NCLEX to be less stressful than CPNE. I sure did! :roflmao:
    Oct 13, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  16. The College Network study guides worth it?
    Awesome!! That's what I did..... bought and sold cheap on eBay!! :sarcastic:
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  17. The College Network study guides worth it?
    That at is exactly what I did. Got the whole set for $200 on eBay and passed with great grades!!
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  18. The College Network study guides worth it?
    Fire Monkeys...hehehe... The College Network material is actually pretty decent... and you understand NOT signing their ridiculous contract....would cost a fortune!! i already had taken A&P,...
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  19. New to the concept of nursing and Excelsior... Help!
    you should be fine with the ACE credit and ALEKS math. I used them for Math also. I did Eng101 through Straighterline, which was also accepted. They just do not allow the Sciences through...
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  20. Transition Exam
    Sounds like you are off to a good start! Follow the content guide since that is what you are expected to know. I had some SG101 materials and also used College Network materials I purchased cheap...
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  21. Cost of Excelsior if you have ALL pre-reqs done.
    It appears the cost worksheet on Excelsior's site has not been updated. The prices go up every July 1. My costs over the last 2 years since I enrolled were about $10K. That includes English,...
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. New to the concept of nursing and Excelsior... Help!
    Hey there... and WELCOME! Sounds like you are the perfect Excelsior student! With that kind of schedule and minimal distractions, you should have LOTS of study time! I quoted the above because...
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. Lisa Arant Study Notes
    Lisa Arends' guides were outdated when I started studying 2+ years ago. Lots of misspelling and grammatical errors. Study Group 101 is a good source. As is College Network materials, BUT ONLY if...
    Sep 6, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. CPNE workshop ( which is the best one to attend)
    Hello! I just passed CPNE this weekend in Utica. I took Christy Rodriguez's Bootcamp when she travelled to Nashville in June and also took her 12 day Careplan class. Both were absolutely amazing...
    Jul 30, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  25. English Comp
    Hi... Here it is: Online College Courses That Fit Into Your Degree Program | StraighterLine But it sounds like the UExcel might be better, and faster... There was a LOT of paper writing in the...
    Mar 22, '14
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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