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  1. Any one CLEP'd sociology??
    I CLEP'd Intro Sociology, Intro Psychology. I had previously studied for Excelsior's Developmental Psychology and didn't do any additional studying for the CLEPs. I scored high enough for an A. I...
    Feb 8, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Any recommendations for reference pocket/handbook on coronary care?
    Welcome to Kathy White Learning Systems - Home of Fast Facts for Adult Critical Care Fast Facts for Adult Critical Care is a gold mine of information. Standard Chapters: Cardiovascular;...
    Jan 8, '07
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  3. Highest BP you have ever seen on a pt
    280/140 CHF pt. Lasix and morphine are wonder drugs!!!
    Dec 23, '06
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. Lowest of the Low
    :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: :yeahthat: Get out fast!!!!
    Oct 11, '06
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. EC CPNE workshop
    I took the CPNE in Feb of this year. Passed with no repeats. I went to CHE workshop in San Jose, California. There were several people there that had already been to the Excelsior workshop and said...
    Oct 8, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  6. Nursing skill book Photo Guide of Nursing Skills That book was...
    Sep 14, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Violent Sex Offender on our unit (long)...
    Call his parole officer every day, twice a day. Get your co-workers to call also. Tell him every thing the rapist does that could possibly be inappropriate. Don't be afraid of a little hyperbole. If...
    Jun 23, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Humanities courses-
    If this is for Excelsior, I believe they accept CLEP Humanities. It is good for 6 hours credit and you can buy a pretty good study guide on Ebay. The best part is it only costs about $70-75 to take...
    Jun 5, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  9. A Fellow Nurse Called Her Patient an A......
    One other thing that no one has mentioned; Watch yourself! She will probably looking to take advantage of anything you do that may not by the book, even if she has to distort a few facts to make you...
    Apr 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Please help-I cannot get a job  (LONG)
    Try talking to the hospital administrator at the hospital you were working. He/She is less likely to have an axe to grind and has the power to change your re-hire eligibility status after a review of...
    Apr 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is it true?!?! Say it aint so...
    Why do you have to know what it's like to be on the other side of the speculum? What do male nurses have to endure to meet this requirement? This is ridiculous and I would absolutley refuse to...
    Feb 25, '06
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  12. Important drugs to know for NCLEX?
    But! One question; being a foreign educated nurse studying for NCLEX... I ran across this one: "SMZ-TMP". Combination, but what????? Help! Geena[/quote] Bactrim:nurse:
    Feb 18, '06
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. Cpne
    There is no way you can just wing this exam. You absolutely must know the critical elements for each area of care. Find or make up a mnemonics for everything and have all them etched into your brain...
    Feb 14, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  14. looking for some friendly advice about CPNE
    I'm from Louisiana also, between Hammond and Baton Rouge. Where are you? I just passed my CPNE this weekend at Grady in Atlanta. Grady is probably the biggest hospital in the area and if you go...
    Feb 13, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  15. Looking for RN-MSN program in Nurse-Midwifery
    this is from graceland university ( ) they don't have a nurse midwife specialty at this time. i am thinking of enrolling in their fnp program. you could probably do this then get a...
    Feb 13, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  16. english 101 @ excelsior....vent
    I took the 6 credit (3 essay responses in 3 hours) test. I made a big fat D.:o . I wound up taking English Comp 101 over a 6 week summer course at a local community college. I think the summer...
    Feb 13, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  17. Aching legs and feet... Advice?
    read the reviews about the Propet' Walker on the link below. I still have to use an arch support as I have very high arches but it is the first shoe I have worn in years that my feet don't SCREAM! ...
    Feb 5, '06
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  18. CPNE scheduled ...
    Jan 12, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  19. CPNE scheduled That is the web address for the workshop. When you get to that site, go to testimonials. Each one is numbered, testimonials numbered 43, 45, 46, 47, 48 and...
    Jan 12, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  20. CPNE scheduled
    I am also waiting for my CPNE. I am scheduled for Feb 10-12 in Atlanta at Grady. I took the CHE workshop in November and it was fabulous. The owner/instructor's name is Tina. She will give you...
    Jan 11, '06
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips