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  1. California Vaccine Bill Eliminates Personal Exemption
    Hello! My reply is not likely going to be very popular. It may be completely ignored and dismissed as nonsense by those not willing to look into the opposing viewpoint. Or, my post may incite,...
    Jul 5, '15
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  2. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    Will do! :-)
    Apr 23, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Cheapest online RN to BSN (2015)
    Hello! Regarding the previous post, Aspen University is a for-profit school, most of which have bad reputations for good reason. Also, despite Aspen's CCNE accreditation for its RN-BSN nursing...
    Apr 21, '15
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  4. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    You're welcome! Thank you! I really enjoy my specialties. Dementia, in particular, is near and dear to my heart, as my paternal grandfather had Alzheimer's disease. I am near completion of a...
    Apr 20, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  5. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    You're welcome! That's great that you are all in! Staying active is so important. You will be a role model for your patients and coworkers. As far as getting hired, I think your age and background...
    Apr 20, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  6. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    What a wonderfully inspiring story, pjgal2000! For what it's worth, I work with a number of nurses in their late 60s, 70s, and one who is 80—with no plans of slowing down! You could potentially...
    Apr 20, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  7. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    Sorry, nicernurse1, but I strongly disagree with the above advice. The job market for nurses is extremely tight. Becoming a CNA first may not only help with confidence in nursing-school clinicals...
    Apr 17, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  8. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    I did mine at Henry Ford Community College, now Henry Ford College. Good luck!
    Apr 17, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  9. Thinking about becoming a nurse...at 40!
    Hello margaretann! Your story is similar to mine. I'm somewhat of a professional student and entered nursing after careers in several other fields. My nursing class had students ranging from 20 to...
    Apr 17, '15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. Dreadlocks
    Hi PauperRN! I am a nurse with locks and it has never, ever been an issue. While at work, I pull my hair back into a hair net. My locks are always neat and clean. I have two employers: a very...
    Apr 5, '15
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  11. I completed my BSN today. Feel free to ask any questions
    Awesome! Congratulations! :up:
    Mar 9, '15
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  12. New Grad RN can't find a job
    Congratulations on passing the boards! Are you looking beyond hospitals? If not, consider long-term care (LTC); i.e., long-term subacute care, as opposed to long-term acute care (LTAC). LTC...
    Mar 2, '15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  13. I'm done! Singing the praises of WGU
    Congratulations times two! First, for your newborn baby, and second, for your hard-earned degree! Well done!
    Mar 2, '15
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  14. 33 Credits down, 1 credit left
    Congratulations! That's wonderful! I've been following your very speedy progress!
    Mar 2, '15
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  15. Straight to the MSN, skip the BSN postlicensure?
    Again, thanks for your reply! Any opinions on the best ADN-MSN programs? Just curious. In particular, I've been considering the University of Arizona (expensive), Western Governors University...
    Mar 2, '15
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  16. Straight to the MSN, skip the BSN postlicensure?
    I appreciate your thoughts on this and agree with this line of thinking. However, I have heard that some employers, such as the Veterans' Administration and other federal entities, absolutely...
    Mar 2, '15
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  17. Straight to the MSN, skip the BSN postlicensure?
    Hello everyone! I posted a similar question a few years ago when I was a prelicensure nursing student. Now that I'm a licensed RN, I'm seeking some additional insight. I have an ADN, a...
    Mar 2, '15
    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  18. 3 Credits to go! Let the TaskStream stalking begin!
    That's wonderful! Congratulations! :)
    Feb 19, '15
    Forum: Western Governors University Online Nursing
  19. RN-BSN is done:)
    Congratulations! Well done!
    Feb 9, '15
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  20. SNHU online RN-BSN
    I am eager to hear caddywompus's reply as well. I really like the setup of the SNHU program and have narrowed down my RN-BSN selection to SNHU and WGU. While I like the price of WGU, I prefer the...
    Feb 6, '15
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips
  21. Do You Ever Ignore Your Employer's VM When They Try to Call You In?
    This thread is very timely for me! I am a relatively new nurse who really, really values off days and down time. (It's hard enough to work my scheduled shifts.) I recently received a voicemail...
    Feb 3, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  22. Do you lie when they ask, "how long?"
    Hi RNsRWe! I think it's acceptable for an experienced nurse, such as yourself, to deflect the question with coy, funny answers. While experience certainly isn't everything, it usually shows....
    Jan 12, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Do you lie when they ask, "how long?"
    Hi! While I like all the funny comments, I would never lie to a patient about my years of experience (or anything else for that matter)—and I am a new nurse who at times appears uncomfortable with...
    Jan 11, '15
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. A potential nursing student seeks realistic advice/outlook
    Hello there, Markman122! You have received quite positive comments from the other posters. While I am generally a positive person (I've been called a Pollyanna by many people over my lifetime), I...
    Jan 6, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. UNISA anyone?
    You're welcome and best wishes! By the way, I meant to say I intend to pursue a doctorate (not a master's) at UNISA or the University of Pretoria. I will be finished with a non-nursing master's...
    Dec 5, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning Tips


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