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  1. Next step?
    Yes, I teach full-time in an academic setting. I won't say it's been the easiest schedule, but it will allow me to take a year-long sabbatical next year to devote time to completing my dissertation.
    Dec 8, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  2. Next step?
    Before writing yourself off as "too old" or PhD as "too expensive", look into what financial aid (scholarships/fellowships) is available. You might be very surprised. I'm 54, just about to finish...
    Dec 1, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  3. Summers off?
    Absolutely! All a month at Christmas-time as well. Like the posters said above, it does depend on what type of school you teach at. I'm at a 4-year private University.
    May 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  4. What does one do with a PhD in nursing?
    Hopping in on this thread....I am a current PhD student with 28 hours (2 years, part-time) of my program complete. I'm just wondering if anyone has ever got to the point in their program where they...
    May 12, '14
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. Why APA vs AMA style?
    I feel your pain. I'm in a PhD program, and all of my professors (all of them), prefer we not cite in APA. To quote, "it takes up too much room". And, it does actually. Thank GOD for the...
    May 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  6. GTPAL
    A baby is considered preterm until the end of the 37th week. Then, voila, 38 weeks = term
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Economical Online Programs
    I'm currently a PhD student at a non-online program. If you are sure you want to stay in education, you ought to look into the Nurse Faculty Loan Program. It offers an 85% loan repayment after...
    Feb 2, '14
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  8. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    Finished BSN at 23, MSN at 43. Now I'm working on a PhD (2nd year at it) and I'm 53... Never too old to be a student!
    Nov 30, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. Who works and goes to school full time?
    I'm a full-time faculty member at one university in my state and a part-time PhD student (7 hours...full time is 9 hrs per semester) at another. I do not get tuition reimbursement from my job, but I...
    Nov 11, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  10. As an OB Nurse how do you deal with emotions toward drug using mothers to be?
    I understand your concern. Here is how I look at it.....I had a great childhood, have never been abused, neglected, beaten. But, this is not true for everyone. Many women who have had very rough...
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Prepping for GRE
    Gosh, it's been years ago, but I used a prep book that had a lot of practice tests in it. This was in the paper and pencil days, so I'm not sure of what is available now, but I would recommend...
    Sep 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. It starts tomorrow
    Don't get behind! Study daily.
    Aug 18, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Advice re: Phd?
    Hi, I am currently in a PhD program (large state university). I completed my qualitative methods class in April. LOVED it. Lots of reading, practicing some of the methods (non-participant...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  14. Can you recommend an OB textbook?
    Take a look at Murray & McKinney. It is a Saunders/Elsevier text. It is neither too simple or too complex. There are case studies in the on-line student resources. I've used it for several years.
    Dec 7, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  15. When should I take GRE?
    Highly recommend preparing for it. I spent several months (not every day) preparing and did very well the first time. If you are good at math, you won't have to prepare much for that...
    Nov 5, '12
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  16. I want to be a nurse with a 9-5 job w/ weekends and holidays off
    I have done the staff nurse thing. Loved working nights and didn't really care about working weekends and holidays. Of course, I was much younger, single, and childless then. Now, I'm a Nurse...
    Nov 2, '12
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  17. Online PhD Nursing Education
    Have you looked at the Nursing Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)? If you are interested in staying employed as nurse faculty, it is definitely something worth looking into. I'm currently a part-time PhD...
    Sep 5, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  18. All of a sudden an ASN is no good anymore
    All of a sudden, OP? I graduated with my undergrad (BSN) degree in 1983. They were talking about "phasing out" ADN as entry level way back then.....30 years ago! It is an old debate, nothing new...
    Aug 31, '12
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  19. Fall 2012 Graduate  School roll call !!!!
    1. University of Kentucky. 2. PhD. 3. Full time faculty at another University 4. School part-time. ...
    May 26, '12
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  20. How is the job market for nursing where you live?
    And it's "rather undesirable" because???
    May 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Nurse Educator Certification
    Agree. This is not a certification you get to get a job. A Masters Degree in Nursing is required as is at least 2 years full-time educator experience (if your MSN is in Nursing Education); other...
    May 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  22. New grad......cant find a job
    Trust me....there are positions (the website always looks like that). I'm an educator and ALL of our new (as yet unlicensed grads) have signed papers for (RN) job offers. Our grads (University of...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. New grad......cant find a job
    Anywhere in Eastern Kentucky....Ashland (Kings Daugters Medical Center), Hazard (Hazard ARH), Paintsville (Paul B. Hall), Prestonsburg (Highlands Medical Center), Pikeville (Pikeville Medical...
    May 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. New grad......cant find a job
    Eastern Kentucky
    May 15, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. I Love being a Christian Nurse
    You do realize it was posted in the Nursing and SPIRITUALITY forum? Should that forum be torn apart as well?
    Apr 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality