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  1. City Jail Nursing?

    I recently applied for an LPN position with the Richmond, Virginia City Jail. I don't have much of an idea of what to expect IF I am offered the job. Has anyone worked there? Heard about working there? I know of correctional nursing positions that ar...
  2. Richmond City Jail Nursing?

    I recently applied for an LPN position with the Richmond City Jail. I don't have much of an idea of what to expect IF I am offered the job. Has anyone worked there? Heard about working there? I know of correctional nursing, but the jail is much clo...
  3. Abandonment?

    ... and THIS ladies and gentlemen is what makes nursing so ridiculous. i just can't figure out why people don't want to go into nursing or the average "drop out" rate is 5 years after graduating. it just all sounds so appealing and glamorous to the n...
  4. Pharmacology Certification by NAPNES?

    per the NAPNES website - you take the exam on your personal computer, they give you two hours to complete it, and you need to get a 75% in order to become certified. i picked up a pharmacology study guide at barnes and noble that covers every classi...
  5. Pharmacology Certification by NAPNES?

    i recently applied to take the pharmacology certification test given by NAPNES (national association for practical nurse education and service). has anyone taken the test? was it very difficult? i bought a pharmacology review study guide from barne...
  6. i'm an LPN (of 7 years) who may be intersted in the RN program at MCI. however, i have many questions. does anyone know if .. -there is a time limit on pre-req's (took most of them from 5-10 years ago) and if they take all your pre-req's from other...
  7. JTCC/Commonwealth Nursing Program

    Anyone enrolled in this? How is it? Went to the traditional JTCC program info. session a couple of months ago and was discouraged because it had been something like 5 years since i've taken a math class and 3 years since i've taken a computer class. ...
  8. JSRCC Nursing.

    oh j. sarge .. ughhh .. they're program is such a mess. from the instructors to the unorganization and high-fail rate of it all .. i would suggest anywhere but there! the old director wasn't that helpful and the new director is THE WORST. i gradua...
  9. Working at Bon Secours

    thanks so much for all of the feedback! sounds like a great place to work! i'm excited! i better be the 3-11 shift (or i can do the 7-3) because of the school thing. i'm not sure when i exactly start. i hope to learn that tomorrow and find out if i t...
  10. SRMC

    not that i know of? the "CPNE" is associated with excelsior college i thought?
  11. Working at Bon Secours

    awesome! i applied for the 3-11 shift i THINK, at least that's what the job position was listed for when i applied. it's for a PT LPN position there. did they hire someone else too for the 11-7 shift because i let them know i can't do that d/t schoo...
  12. RN program at MCI in Richmond

    $34,000 is insane to me, still! good gracious .. about SRMC - i need to have: two semesters of english, a math course, microbiology, anatomy and physiology (2 semesters), nutrition, speech, and medical terminology i think? all the prerequisites ar...
  13. RN program at MCI in Richmond

    haha! i don't know if it's that much, BUT my friend graduated from their LPN program and said it cost $25,000.00!!!!! which, i think is insane. she said it covered "everything" -- like books, uniforms, lab fees, etc. .. but still. that's crazy. so ...
  14. Working at Bon Secours

    focusedvalpn - i applied for a position that is not in the hospital. do you work at one of the assisted living facilities or w/ a bon secours doctor's ofc? i applied for a PT position as an LPN at iron bridge assisted living in chester. any comments...
  15. Working at Bon Secours

    i probably won't be of too much help, but i have lived here (richmond) all my life and am very familiar with bon secours. i actually just applied for a nursing position with them and am hoping to hear back today if i got it! but the person who inter...