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  1. Florida State University College of Nursing
    Remember that FSU has an ABSN. You can complete a degree (one that you enjoy more than biology) and apply to the advanced program. It only adds one more year, and you're ahead a year so it works...
    Jan 27, '13
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  2. FSU Fall 2013 Applicants
    From what I can see on the application, FSU does not require TEAS for freshmen or transfers. The online application for transfers only asks for your basic information and to list your academic...
    Dec 15, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  3. Has anyone heard back from FSU (Florida State University) nursing yet?
    I'm going to bump this super old thread. I am considering applying to FSU for 2013. It appears their rules have changed dramatically since this thread began. They do not require HESI. They...
    Oct 7, '12
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  4. Anyone from Galen College of Nursing in Tampa Area
    I looked at Galen about a year and a half ago and I was quite impressed. I wish I would have started the program then, because I would’ve been close to done by now! I’m going to take the PAX-PN at...
    May 17, '11
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  5. Can a M.A. sit  for the same state boards as a CNA/PCA?
    It just depends on your state. Check with your state nursing boards. It sounds like most/many states allow students to "challenge" the CNA exam without any formal training.
    Feb 20, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. A&P prof's inappropriate response to request for alternative to animal dissection
    Sorry. That sucks. Since the course is not required for you, might think of dropping the course. In the professor's defense, you knew you were going to have to dissect things and you probably...
    Feb 19, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. "You HAVE to work for 3 yrs...
    Do you want to do a bridge from LPN to RN and get credit for those LPN courses? There are some schools [I'm in Florida] that require an LPN to work full time for one year in order to do the LPN-RN...
    Feb 19, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Sooner Or Later
    August 2011 is NOT that far away. Considering you have 4 kids & the classes are only a few weeks long, I don't think it's a good idea to take all the classes in one go. Remember, it's not just...
    Feb 16, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Telling your employer that you're going to nursing school
    Hi there! So I plan to start an evening LPN program in August, while still working during the day. I work until 3:30 p.m. and my REGULAR schedule does not interfere with my plans to go to nursing...
    Feb 16, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Is it possible for an undergrad BSN student to challenge the LPN licensure exam?
    Here are the Florida requirements: Eligibility Requirements : refer to sections 464.008 and 464.009, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and Rules 64B9-3.002 and 3.008, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.)....
    Feb 16, '10
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  11. Best advice for taking teas
    Definitely keep track of your time in the math section. I am a very speedy test taker and I finished the math section with only seconds left. All of the above advice is really helpful. I totally...
    Feb 15, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Room Temperature
    First off, everything you need to know is here: http://www.cms.hhs.gov/CFCsAndCoPs/13_ESRD.asp Conditions for Coverage are the requirements set forth that you MUST maintain in order to keep...
    Feb 12, '10
    Forum: Dialysis / Renal / Urology
  13. challenge cna exam.?
    I will be sending off my paperwork to challenge the CNA in Florida. Beforehand, I'm taking a CNA "crash course" that is 7 hours. Eeek!
    Feb 12, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. CNA to LPN/LVN?
    In Florida, it is not required to have a formal education as a CNA to challenge the state licensing exam. However, I would say it's strongly recommended to take some CNA training before challenging...
    Feb 12, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. How do I apply for a position with no med experience?
    Do you have any volunteer work? Check out your local Red Cross or United Way to see if there are any volunteer opportunities at a local hospital or nursing home. Maybe your CNA instructor can write...
    Feb 7, '10
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. Chronic Renal Failure Patho ?
    Try some of these: http://pro2services.com/Lectures/Spring/RenalTests/renaltests.htm ...
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. What are the TEAS exams ?
    Test of Essential Academic Skills. Not to sound like smartypants, but google.com is totally underutilized!
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. HemoDialysis vs. Preitoneal Advice
    Try this publication for "a day in the life of" http://kcercoalition.com/CPP/ESRDForPolicymakers.pdf Hemo is done inpatient (for acute kidney failure and people who go to the ER for treatment...
    Feb 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. HELP!!!! Im an LPN and cant find a job!
    All the open positions I've seen require the nurse be BILINGUAL (I know, it sucks!). Maybe that's why you haven't had much luck yet? Do you speak Spanish?
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  20. Please help new Florida nursing student
    Most Florida public school's credits will transfer to each other because they are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. If your school is NOT accredited by the Southern...
    Feb 5, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  21. Town & Country Hospital Tampa
    Hi! I'm in Tampa! I have not heard of anything from T&C but good luck!!! Did you like it when you had clinicals there?
    Feb 4, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  22. The Most Frustrating Mistake I Could Have Made
    You still turned in THREE other applications. Be proud of yourself!!!
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  23. PTEC St. Pete vs. Galen Tampa Bay...Driving myself crazy!
    Actually, that is really good to know. I am hoping to start Erwin's evening LPN program. I was scared because I thought I'd be the oldest person there!
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Florida Nursing
  24. prereqs and my unusual job
    I would say to absolutely list how your work experience will help you be a better nurse! I am in a similar boat with my current career and family situatuation. My career is not directly medical...
    Feb 2, '10
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  25. Old deaf man???
    There really isn't. Just remember "Do no harm." If everything is well intended, I don't foresee any ethical issues in providing appropriate treatment. All hospitals have social workers who can...
    Jan 30, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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