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I need help from a DON or a Hiring Nurse!

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vikki84 vikki84 (New) New

I am currently in school to get my LPN licence and my school has a few choices of schools that the credits from there RN program will transfer to. I was wondering if I came for a job interview and you saw that I attended a online University, would that give an automatic BAD impression? I am really worried. I have the choice of getting my licence as LPN then bridging to a different school but it will add 2 years to my time. Thak you for your help in advance I just really want to make the right decision. :o

littlemammanurse, BSN, RN

Specializes in PP, Pediatrics, Home Health.

I am actually doing the online RPN to BSCN and I would like to know the same thing?

It would depend on how much experience you had as an LPN/RPN, and the type of experience. I would always prefer hiring someone that did not attend an online school over one that did attend online. There is nothing like practical experience.

BrewerRN

Specializes in Pediatrics, Lactation, Case Management. Has 19 years experience.

I was an LPN and completed my degree/RN online. I have had 3 jobs since I graduated several years ago and I have not had my online education called into questions. I did however make sure that my online program was acredited and accepted by my board of nursing.