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  1. Crouse/ St. Joe's
    Hi! I got into both programs. When deciding I took into consideration the programs (day, night or weekend) offered and what works best for my family. I also thought about drive time and...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  2. Thank you nurses...again
    Not with me! I offered to vacate our er room an sit on a stretcher in the hall so the staff could clean up the space before the victims of a rollover rolled in. We were in with my 21 month old who...
    Jun 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Thank you nurses...again
    I posted a while ago about the awesome treatment my grandpa got on the palliative care floor before his passing. Heres another thankyou to all the nurses out there who listen to their patients and...
    Jun 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Taking Micro, Stats and Nutrition AT THE SAME TIME...TOO MUCH?
    Im wondering which Cayuga, Central NY? I just took A&P2, Micro and Nutrition at the same time on campus and did well in all three. If you can dedicate your available time with minimal interuptions...
    May 18, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. potential future nurse seeking wisdom from current nurses
    Who pays for your education??? You might consider an accelerated BSN program, given you hold a BA and have a some bio background. Good luck to you! Edited to add: Keep us posted, I'd love to...
    May 15, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  6. Should I admit defeat or keep going?
    Dont give up! You are passing with high marks and youve been getting good feedback in clinicals. Ask your instructor to schedule an appointment to discuss her areas of concern. Then take that...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Speed Demon
    Apr 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  8. Need help to convince parents!
    I agree! Dont short yourself those four years of life experience. One option you may want to consider is a school with a 2+2 program. The one in my area has year 1 taking liberal arts/ prereq...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Pay rate is significantly higher...
    Also remember that a significanlty higher rate of pay could very well mean a significantly higher cost of living. Research the cost of rent, gas etc. in the area of your prospected job compared to...
    Apr 26, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Making The Move. 3+ yrs as a RN
    Where are you moving to? I am a bit confused by what info youre looking for.
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: New York Nursing
  11. Need more advice asap!! OR vs aesthetics
    What are your long term goals? Do you dream of OR nursing in a different capacity than what is currently available? Do you want a low stress job or an high stress adreniline rush? Pay check aside,...
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Aesthetics Nursing
  12. financial aid - second degree student
    Are they saying you are not making academic progress because you aren't matriculated?
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Holding me back from Nursing
    Have you ever worked with a speech therapist as an adult? Many children receive speech therapy services in schools, but arent able to follow up as adults or after they test out. If you are a nurse...
    Apr 21, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Should I become ACLS or PALS certified?
    This is great to know! I just got accepted to St. Joe's weekend program and was starting to worry after reading about the horrible job market. Sorry about the hijack, please forgive me!
    Apr 20, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  15. ASN or go to accelerated program?
    Talk to the schools you are looking at for the accelerated program. Ask them if they will allow you to transfer in nursing credits from the institution you have been accepted to. That the only way...
    Apr 19, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  16. Thank you, nurses
    My grandpa passed away this evening at a hospital. He had been experiencing difficulties with his liver until a few weeks ago, when it stopped working all together. The care he recieved from the...
    Apr 18, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. How to go to nursing school??
    I hope you found some good leads on the link posted! I was thinking the same thing as the PP. Good Luck!
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. heading to nursing school..
    :yeah: Yay you! I have similar experience and stepped away to have a batch of kids (4) and a whole different career! I finish my prereqs June 30 and have been accepted to a program that focuses on...
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. 2nd Degree BSN -- Now or Later?
    Why not get hitched, work on your prereqs where ever you are going to be for the next few years and apply to the school you will be near when he makes his next career transition, or even a school in...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Do I need to submit all Transcripts...
    I agree with the above! I got decent grades in HS but really did poorly my first 2 semesters of college (totally unrelated to nursing). The school I applied to suggested that any low grades could...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Microbiology help?
    Micro and chem are two different animals. Think of micro as A&P through a microscope and Chem as its evil distant relative! I love my prof, Im taking micro in an 8 week accelerated course right now....
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. What do you do for daycare?
    Most counties in my state have a childcare licensure program, here it called the childcare council. They were able to help me locate certified in home daycares (ALWAYS INTERVIEW CAREFULLY) that are...
    Apr 9, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Am I off my rocker?
    I would highly recommend looking into programs in your area that offer night or weeknd options, they do exist! Sit down with an advisor or research the prereqs to see which courses you can get out...
    Apr 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Gtcc fall 2012 what would you do?!! Help!!!!!
    I agree! Meet with a nursing program advisor to find out what you need to do to better your chances of acceptance. I found out what classes I needed by referring to the website of the colleges I...
    Apr 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Nursing students who do not understand what nursing is about
    We are not all that guy! I have an AAS and a BA, both with honors. I liked my job but wanted something different. I was a CNA and HHA in my late teens. It wasnt until I was called upon by my family...
    Apr 3, '11
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty