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  1. moving to CO. is a BSN necessary?
    I currently have 6 years of acute experience in Missouri. It's not strongly emphasized here (yet), however I think we are slowly staring to become that way. I have heard the job market is push though...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  2. moving to CO. is a BSN necessary?
    Hello. My husband and I are relocating to northern Colorado in a year or so. I currently have an ADN only. Is it necessary to have my BSN when looking for jobs in CO? Is there a strong emphasis on...
    Jun 13
    Forum: Colorado Nursing
  3. AOCs?
    Thank you so much! Every little bit of info helps.
    Nov 11, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  4. AOCs?
    would you mind if i also received a copy of the grid? Mamac0805@yahoo.com Thanks!
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  5. Passed the FCCA
    Thats great Congrats. Taking mine very soon. CPNE here you come!
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  6. cpne mnemonics
    i am going through my study guide (18ed of course) and have started on unit IV which are the critical elements. I am having a hard time coming up with clever mnemonics that are catchy. Any one have...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  7. Getting Ready for CPNE Checklist?
    I do agree with that. to me its all about the fear of the unknown. I also am only going to do this once, there is way too much riding on this. I just have to keep thinking (r/t the cost of things)...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  8. Getting Ready for CPNE Checklist?
    it sounds as if we are in the same place. i have bound my study guide and am about 1/2 way through. I have all of the iv and wound stuff (borrowed everything from my work--god love them). I have...
    Nov 8, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Printing CPNE Study Guide ?
    i did mine at staples, i belive it was $.80 a page but was lucky enough to find on their website a 30% off coupon and had the whole thing printed, hole punched, and bound for under $40. is definately...
    Nov 7, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  10. Sheri Taylor's CPNE online workshop
    i also am just starting to prepare for the cpne. After paying for the test itself, i do not have much left for preparation. i live in missouri, so going to a workshop would cost pretty close to the...
    Oct 29, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  11. studying for CPNE on a budget??
    I am beginning to study for the CPNE and have quickly realized that I do not have extra money to attend a workshop. Just coming up with the CPNE fee is difficult, let alone the transport, lodging...
    Oct 25, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  12. how do i pick a test site for CPNE?
    i am confused (some of you may not be shocked by this :)). I just received my letter for eligibility for FCCA and CPNE. My next step is to pick my test site, right?? How do I do this. After logging...
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  13. Instacert???
    I am planning on taking the sociology CLEP test shortly and after reading the reviews have just signed up for instacert. I am now a little concered, its just fill in the blank flash cards?? Maybe I...
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  14. CPNE eligible. MPAC anyone??
    I am officially CPNE eligible and am SO EXCITED!! Due to proximity, I think i am going to chose any of the OH or Wi locations w/i the MPAC. Does anyone have any advice on these locations, how long...
    Oct 24, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  15. OK I gotta vent for a minute about Excelsior exams!
    Felt that exact same way with Repro. I am not much of a studier, I usually just take the first practice exam then skim the material then take the second practice exam and that's it. I have scored B's...
    Sep 23, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  16. Rehab work day....how to get it all done?
    I also work at a similar acute rehab unit, we avg 8-to patients with a staffing mix of 2 nurses and an aide. This is an ongoing struggle we have as rehab nurses that I fear is only going to worsen as...
    Sep 16, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  17. Rehab Nursing advice please...not a real nurse?
    whoa, whoa, whoa. Let me tell you, I also have worked as a surgical nurse on a med/surg floor and have now specialized in rehab. I have relied MORE on my nursing skills as a rehab nurse than as a...
    Sep 16, '11
    Forum: Rehabilitation Nursing
  18. Excelsior transition exam
    I dont know if I would recommend it but I only used the mystudygroup101 and the excelsior practice test. I can not stress enough, the importance of taking the practice tests. I scored a 61 on both...
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing Degrees
  19. CLEP test results
    I am just now preparing to CLEP sociology as well. What did you think?? What are the largest areas of emphasis? What study tools did you use? Congrats on passing!
    Sep 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  20. failed reproduction. trying to stay motivated
    Thanks for all the support. I am regrouped and am going to focus on Transitions and come back to Repro. I guess i underestimated the difficulty of the test. I did study the same way as all of my...
    Sep 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  21. failed reproduction. trying to stay motivated
    I only have two exams left with Excelsior, Reproduction and Transitions. I took Reproduction on Friday and got a D. It is the only exam that I have failed. Needless to say, I was really upset and am...
    Sep 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  22. best way to study Transitions??
    I am preparing to study for (hopefully my last nursing exam <i take repro tomorrow>)and am wondering what the best way to tackle studying for transitions would be. I have put this off due to the...
    Aug 31, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. Lifespan 2: 40% is Behavioral Responses!!!! WHAT!
    Ok so I have been reviewing the exam content for LS2. (mind you this is after I have already purchased the test <what was i thinking!>) I am ok with all other parts of the test but the behavioral...
    Aug 19, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  24. Excelsior admissions told me I can't use tuition reimbursment?!?!
    I currently work for a hospital that offers tuition remibursement. Our policy/procedure is that I pay for all the tests/practice exam/fees whatever upfront then after i complete the exam i print off...
    Apr 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  25. LPN Moving to Columbia/ Jeff City MO
    I wish the 13.40 was for new grad. I am a three year lpn. Isn't to bad for JC area. definately not great.
    Sep 20, '10
    Forum: Missouri Nursing


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