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JordiesMomRN has 9 years experience and specializes in CCU, Infection Control.

Finished my RN to BSN in August of 2014-SUNY Delhi, loved the program. I have worked in the CCU for about 6 years and case management for about 18 months. January of 2015, I started in my new role as an infection preventionist. I am very excited to be in the new role. I have joined and great IC team and look forward to all that I have to learn.

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  1. Wilmington University Post Masters FNP program

    OK, I get it. Do you think that going the ground program route, versus online, would help? I did my BSN at SUNY-Delhi (NY). Excellent program!! But when I graduated in about 2014, they only offered the MSN in Education. I'm sorry that I cannot hel...
  2. Wilmington University Post Masters FNP program

    Hi Denisse, I completed my MSN there (online) in 2017. I was looking for a program that also had a ground program, good reputation, and was reasonably priced. I thought the program was alright and I did not have any real issues. My RN to BSN (at a...
  3. MSN in Patient Safety and Healthcare Quality

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  4. Any nurse auditors out there?

    Hi Carl, I am a quality management specialist. I review charts all the time, from a quality presepective. I'm not too sure what a nurse auditor does. If you could explain, I might be able to help. Reneé
  5. CPHQ Exam

    Hi there! Just wondering if you ever received any insight into the exam? I am starting to study now. Thanks!
  6. What is your Nursing Kryptonite?

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  7. Hello QIqueen (I love your name :)), Thanks for taking the time to share this great information. I feel like I have a better starting point now
  8. RiskManager thank you so much for taking the time to respond to my posting with this valuable information. Forgot to mention that I will be transferring into this position, I am a bit familiar with the Quality Improvement Director. The director ha...
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  10. Pay grade: experienced nurse vs new grad

    Thanks for sharing this is quite eye-opening!
  11. Certificate Program- worth it?

    Hi there Jaysie1, I am sorry that I could not send a reply before your interview. However, I have a great feeling feeling that it went well. Provide an update on your interview when you have a chance!
  12. Asking for prayers: multiple nursing students died in car accident

    My thoughts and prayers are with you and your classmates during this difficult time.
  13. Certificate Program- worth it?

    Jaysie1~ I just wanted to offer you a tiny bit of advice. I am very new to the infection control world, I have only been an IP since January 2015. I have worked as an RN in the case management dept, as well as the ICU. I had no "experience" in inf...
  14. Certificate Program- worth it?

    Hi iprn! You always post such informative information! You passed on excellent advice to the OP. I am a new infection preventionist, working in an acute care medical center and I am always looking for educational opportunities. I plan to attend an ...
  15. Cic

    Hi there IPRN! I was just hopping around on the site and found your reply to my questions. Thanks so much for your insight. I will take all of your suggestions ..... especially the suggestion of learning the basics on the job. Then focus on the ex...