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  1. Bad idea to take MA position even though i am a RN??
    Erindel: - Talk to more agencies. Keep talking. Look on Craigslist. Emergencies (patient or nurse) come up all the time. New patients are being discharged all the time. A good agency...
    Sep 14, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Bad idea to take MA position even though i am a RN??
    Have you thought about pediatric home care? Several pediatric/young-adult agencies have training programs for new nurses, and won't assign technical cases to graduate nurses. A typical case might...
    Sep 13, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Administering Fentanyl
    I was given Fentanyl IV-Push post-op open heart in both the ICU and Med-Surg Floor. Totally awesome drug. For you nurses out there, a couple of things. First, mix the dose with normal saline...
    Sep 13, '15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Can a debt cause my nursing license to be taken from me?
    Stop, stop, stop. This is a scam by an unethical collection agency. Your state attorney would have contacted you by Registered Mail in a matter such as this. Also, your debt is close to the 7...
    Jul 30, '15
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  5. excelsior grad working as RN in PA
    This video was posted in January 2013. Effective October 1, 2013 ... Maryland will now accept Excelsior graduates by endorsement. Excelsior is actually a decent school, and their credits will...
    Apr 21, '15
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  6. Advanced Patho Vs. Pharm
    Not to hijack the thread ... but my advisor for the BSN to DNP program mentioned the 5 year rule for Pharmacology during a recent conversation. A side note ... definitely do not take Avanced...
    May 22, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  7. i am an RN BSN and i want to be an APRN. Do i have to take MSN first?
    -- Correct.
    May 21, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  8. i am an RN BSN and i want to be an APRN. Do i have to take MSN first?
    TalarossaRN: - Just wanted to clarify. - An FNP degree is earned either at the Master's Degree or PhD Degree level. Meaning, you earn your master's degree as part of either program. ...
    May 20, '14
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  9. Advanced Patho Vs. Pharm
    Be aware that Pharmacology must be taken within 5 years of your actual graduation, in order to apply/obtain your DEA prescription authority. I mention this if you are a part-time student in a BSN to...
    May 20, '14
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  10. Do you like being a nurse?
    stickit34: - Sent you a PM ... please check your mail. Thanks!!!!
    May 8, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Well my Georgetown University & University of Cincy apps are in...
    Tasha: - Sent you a PM ... check your mailbox. Thanks!!!
    Nov 12, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  12. Reprimanded for reporting medication errors and so much more
    Hey everyone: Why the hell would you ever post anything about nursing school on FaceBook? Who made you the nursing school instructor? What are you, the teacher's pet? If you were in...
    Oct 30, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  13. FNP Program - Finding Preceptors
    Hi there: - I am considering applying to an on-line FNP program, and have learned that the student is responsible for securing their own preceptors. - Was wondering how difficult it...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  14. Online FNP Programs - Endorsement into other states
    Hi there: - I am considering applying to an online Family Nurse Practitioner program, and was wondering if after obtaining completing the program and obtaining an FNP license in my...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Student Nurse Practitioner
  15. Lehigh Valley - Agency Pay Rates
    All: Just wondering what the agency pay rates are for Private Duty Home Health (RN) in the Lehigh Valley. Am thinking of signing on with either Bayada Nurses or Loving Care Agency,...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  16. Public Humiliation In Healthcare
    All this for a lousy $20/hour (starting pay for graduate nurses in central & western Pennsylvania).
    Jun 26, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. NY private duty nurse- over time/pay raise?
    Is this $30/hour Medicaid for RNs? Seems pretty low ... especially if you have to still take taxes (both employer and employee social security) + fed + state + local taxes. Thanks!!! ...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Job prosepects - HACC vs Excelsior
    Hi there: In Pennsylvania ... no one cares where you received your degree. Note that it will take about 1.5 to 2 years to complete your LPN to RN (associates) degree through Excelsior college....
    Jan 22, '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. excelsior grad working as RN in PA
    Tryingtobuildafuture: - It took me around 2 years to get through the Excelsior program. - Note: California definitely, absolutely, positively will not allow Excelsior graduates to sit for...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  20. Should i use more than 1 agency?
    All: - I've worked for three agencies at one time (long-term care facilities). I know of one individual who works for five separate agencies (again, long-term care). - My first rule to the...
    Mar 9, '11
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  21. California & Excelsior College
    LunahRN: -- Sent you a PM. Johnny
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  22. California & Excelsior College
    LunahRN: - I sent another e-mail to the CA-BON this afternoon. Unfortunately, it will take another 3 months to hear back from them. - As you said ... very frustrating. - In the...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  23. California & Excelsior College
    LunahRN: - If I were to take the 2nd semester Med-Surg class (with clinicals) ... I would take both the theory portion as well as the clinical portion. It would be a 7 credit class. - I...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing
  24. Unsafe ?? Need opinions....
    j464335 & all: - Most LTC facilities require the LPN to not only do the med pass, but also the treatments (ointments, wound dressings, foot soaks, etc.) in addition to the med pass. In...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. California & Excelsior College
    All: - Please read before replying. - I've seen where California does not accept Excelsior Graduates (either by examination or endorsement), due to the lack of clinical hours in the...
    Mar 6, '11
    Forum: Excelsior College Online Nursing


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