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1BlessedRN

Case Manager, LTC,Staff Dev/NAT Instr
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1BlessedRN has 12 years experience and specializes in Case Manager, LTC,Staff Dev/NAT Instr.

I love nursing

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    Mississippi nurses roll call!!! (be known)

    Aww way 2 go Tee Tee don't forget your roots gurl:yeah: How are you liking GA? I hear its a nice place to work....is the pay that much better?
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    Mississippi nurses roll call!!! (be known)

    CONGRATS if you need any help or assistance I am here....
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    USM NP program

    i don't know about the fnp program i do know they desire that you have a gpa 3.0 or higher in all previous nursing courses for the bridge option...which can be a challenge...but it can be obtained..:redbeathe contact usm-school of nursing- meridian campus 1000 highway 19 north meridian, ms 39307-5799 1-800-824-5288 ext. 4-0400 601-484-0400 fax: 601-484-0439 links / downloads rn-msn curriculum nursing links ms in nursing rn to bsn in keeping with its commitment of excellence and leadership in nursing, the college of nursing offers a master of science in nursing degree designed for nurses holding an associate degree (adn) or a diploma in nursing. with this plan, students do not receive the baccalaureate degree, but after completing prerequisites may then proceed with the graduate level courses. students may elect to pursue the program of study on a full- or part-time basis. students select an emphasis area on admission. rn to msn admission requirements an associate degree or diploma in nursing from a program accredited by the national league for nursing accreditation commission or the commission on the collegiate nursing education an unrestricted rn license one year of clinical experience as an rn an overall gpa of 2.75 in non-nursing prerequisite courses a minimum of a c in each course applicable to the nursing curriculum a gpa of 3.0 in all nursing courses proof of immunization against hepatitis b proof of recent health examination annual tb skin test current cpr certification acceptable scores on the verbal and analytical sections of the graduate record examination (gre) admission to the graduate school graduate academic progression a student must maintain a 3.0 grade-point average each semester and may not earn more than one grade of c in one course in the program of study. failure to meet this requirement will result in denial of progression in the graduate nursing program. students enrolled in any laboratory course must adhere to agency guidelines and must maintain their nursing license without restriction to practice throughout the program of study. want more information about the nursing program? contact cynthia luther by e-mail at cynthia.luther@usm.edu or by telephone at 601-484-0400 ext. 4-0400
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    Mississippi nurses roll call!!! (be known)

    CONGRATS to you:balloons::balloons::balloons: I reside in Meridian...
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    Mississippi nurses roll call!!! (be known)

    Hey we will do it together...whats your specialty? city u reside?:heartbeat
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    CNA pre-req class- really unsure about it

    I found some of the comments to be hilarious and slightly harsh but we all have a freedom of opinions..right??...however CNA duties are hard and I applaud anyone that have a passion for what they do:yeah:...I started this journey years ago as a NAT/CNA/LPN/RN it really has allowed me to appreciate those around me and reach out to help someone else along the way...the experience is priceless...before coming into this profession I heard the horror stories concerning CNA duties but once I experienced the difference I made in anothers life by administering a bath, feeding, changing diapers, ROM, turning q 2hrs,...it was a MAJOR impact because not all were elderly pts...trust me if they could they would rather have their dignity....but that is where we all play a part with COMPASSION...my advice to anyone entering this profession...its ok to be nervous, just be in it for the right reasons, the outcome is more rewarding....best wishes:heartbeat:heartbeat:heartbeat
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    CNA worth it?

    I agree with the other posters nursing school is stressful enough and in a nursing home type settings the chaos of being short staffed is physically/mentally exhausting...any healthcare experience is helpful however the CNA/LPN/RN job descriptions are different, remain where you are and focus on your ultimate goal...becoming a nurse...best wishes:cool:
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    How do I become a CNA

    Hello and welcome back to the medical profession, you have been inactive therefore you will have to start over...most longterm care facilities (nursing homes) offer these courses in a shorter amount of time, not to mention the experience...also visit Pearsonvue for NAT's, apply your state and it will answer any questions or concerns..here is the link...best wishes on your journey...:dance: http://www.asisvcs.com/publications/pubs.asp?thispage=OnLinePubs
  9. Hello all its been a minute for me d/t hectic scheduling but I love Allnurses.com its a wealth of knowledge to be learned here...however our MS threads are slightly outdated....lets keep the fire burning..if you reside in MS represent your city and nursing specialty...have fun:cool: Meridian...RN Case Manager/entrepreneur
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    RN jobs still available in MS-central?

    Welcome to MS as the other OP stated you will not leave..ha ha:D I would strongly suggest obtaining your Master "master units" its not much difference in AS/BS pay in our state however the cost of living is much cheaper than CA...last I check it was $50 to practice here relocating from another state however you can contact MS BON here is the link and I wish you the best....:dance: http://www.msbn.state.ms.us/
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    RN jobs still available in MS-central?

    The freeze is pertaining to "new grads" which is sad, hopefully it will pick back up...the seasoned nurses still have more options available...
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    RN jobs still available in MS-central?

    reside in the central area plenty of jobs available...
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    loan forgiveness

    here is a direct link also for any healthcare provider, social worker, teacher/educator, officers etc, even for those who have submitted at least 120 payments in student loans the remaining balance can be forgiven if you work in listed areas or do volunteer services for the less fortunate or disabled citizens...a lot of colleagues are not aware of the assistance out there..its all about helping one another....:redbeathe http://www.finaid.org/loans/publicservice.phtml Nurses http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/loanrepay.htm Nurses Applications http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/loanreguidance.htm
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    Nurse Inventors

    that is great!!! Question how would one get started...your response is appreciated...
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    Nurse Inventors

    Hi, I think there are plenty nurses out there with "brilliant ideas" we just don't know how to get our ideas off the ground...I would like to patent some type of OTC med created by a nurse similar to the "AIRBORNE" fiasco but without all the lawsuits hype...
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