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  1. Anyone using a ChromeBook?
    I just use the website version. I don't recall the exact instructions because none of my classes have utilized vitasource yet so I kind of forgot how to do it.
    Aug 13, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  2. Effective immediately: Georgia students can enroll
    Just saw on facebook that effective immediately Georgian students can enroll to WGU now. This has no effect on current or alumni from Georgia.
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  3. Positive NCLEX experience
    I was looking through this board and naturally like you'd expect it attracts a lot of people that are nervous and a lot of people that are having problems with the test taking. So I thought it would...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  4. Is there such a thing?
    If you get the education, experience and credentials and are willing to relocate you can find something somewhere in management if that's what you want to do. After you get your foot in the door of...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Random question: Would you wear a $300 watch to work
    Fiona59 mentioned fob watches, I can't find any masculine style fob watches that I like. The closest I got was searching on amazon for carabiner watches but on most of them the watch isn't oriented...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. New Grad and Patient's Who Hit Close to Home
    You didn't become a nurse because you don't care, so don't beat yourself up for being a compassionate human being. You will probably become a little more detached and clinical as you get more...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. With No Medical Training And Full-time Worker, Where Should I Start?
    Probably need to start out with some basic classes like English Composition, etc.
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Best laptop/operating system for WGU coursework?
    I still highly recommend it. A year of reading from a tablet vs a year of reading from a computer makes it an easy choice in my mind. Reading on the computer screen is just so horrible, or maybe...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Random question: Would you wear a $300 watch to work
    My watch is just north of a 100 dollars but it was the cheapest watch I could find that wouldn't breakout my arm, and I usually take it off halfway through the day when I'm done with my assessments...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Best laptop/operating system for WGU coursework?
    Tablets for reading not for typing.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  11. Is there an app for that?
    You can print things out from vitalsource and the courses if you think that would would work.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  12. Ready to roll on 8/1!!
    After you finish education without boundaries you can access all the courses in your degree plan. So I start working on care of the older adult in June while I was waiting for my term to start in...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  13. tattoos/piercings
    About the OR thing, I had a patient not long ago who had to take course of antibiotics because somebody's earring fell into the sterile field during the operation (not into the patient though). This...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. WGU's New MSN curriculum
    Those weren't included before? If I remove myself from the situation a bit and think to myself, "do I think a MSN prepared nurse should have advanced knowledge in patho, pharm, and assessment?" I...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  15. tattoos/piercings
    My facility used to have a strict tattoo and piercing policy but no rules about what color scrubs to wear. Now we have strict rules about what color scrubs to wear but no rules against tattoos or...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. WGU's New MSN curriculum
    For those of us that don't know what 3P is, will you please tell me?
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. Graduate RN at 57 years old
    Hey I often say things simply to be devil's advocate and advance the conversation. I'm happy that my weak arguments have been able to be countered so successfully.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Ready to roll on 8/1!!
    I'm still getting used to things but I really like how things are competency based, I find myself skipping or skimming over huge chunks of information because I'm already familiar with a lot of the...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  19. Is there an app for that?
    I have an iPhone4S and I have trouble with the pocket app. I go to the my.wgu website on my safari browser and it works fine/better than the app for me. Your mileage may vary.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  20. Best laptop/operating system for WGU coursework?
    I primarily use a chromebook with chromeOS and it has worked for everything except the online proctored webcam assessments. Also the online webcam assessments don't support Windows 8, but...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  21. Graduate RN at 57 years old
    Congratulations! Let me be 100% honest with you, if I was in a position to hire somebody and person across the desk was in their 60s I'd have my reservations. I'd think to myself do you have the...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. WGU transcript evaluation appeal
    I had the exact problem but I just included a copy of the course catalog for the year I took the courses. I scanned in the page with my classes and mailed them to my adviser.
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  23. Anyone else starting RN-to-BSN on 7/1?
    So update: This competency base model of education fits me like a glove. I've already finished Care of the Elderly Adult and I'm 4/5th done with Biochemistry. I took my Leadership pre-assessment...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  24. Do you get a "letter" grade at the end of your classes?
    It would be worth running your problem by an enrollment counselor at WGU because during my intake process I recall my mentor mentioning something about how they have special paperwork they can send...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees
  25. Applying before getting an RN position?
    As others have said the short answer is "no". The only thing I can think of that might be useful to you is that you can take pre-requisite courses at straighterline.com for about $100 each and...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing Degrees


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