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  1. RN to MSN NP

    Hi 4jen, I'm also in the same boat. I've just submitted my application to USF's RN-MSN (CNL concentration). They have a cohort starting this fall at their San Ramon campus. After, I complete the program, I hope to get post-master's NP certification ...
  2. Anyone working @ Medical City Dallas?

    Hello Texans, Just a quick question. I will be graduating from nursing school in May and myself and my husband are contemplating moving to Dallas TX from Cali (too expensive). Well , I've been doing some research and I'm thinking of Medical City Da...
  3. Healthcare but probably not RN! Somebody PLEASE HELP!!!

    Hi there, If you can't stand being a CNA, then don't waste your time becoming an RN. You will still have to clean poop, give enemas, clean nasty green wounds and the list goes on.... pretty much everything a CNA does and then some or rather a whole l...
  4. I'm cofused!

    I'm looking to secure a job at John Muir Walnut Creek, specifically L&D. I have no experience in that field. I've been working Med/Surg. Gotten some negative reviews about the place. I've applied to their post-surgical and endocrine/renal and abo...
  5. Hi, I'm a 2nd year RN student @ Los Medanos College in Pittsburg, and I was wondering if there will be any brand new nursing students going into the program this fall. Got some good pointers!! P/S Congrats to all who got accepted for the fall. :bal...
  6. new nursing students @ Los Medanos College

    Hello, First of all, let me say CONGRATS for getting accepted!!!:balloons: . However it's one thing to get in and it's another to stay in it and graduate successfully. So Goodluck!!! Well, let me see how i can simplify this: 1st semester: You must ...
  7. How long did you study for

    Graduated May 25th; started studying on the 1st of June. I studied using Kaplan and Saunders. Kaplan for questions and strategies and Saunders for content and rationales (better than Kaplan). Took the Nclex on the 21st of June, 3 weeks to be exact....
  8. good feeling post nclex

    Hi everyone, Just have a quick question. How many of you finished the Nclex feeling good about it only to find out that you failed? i've heard in the past that if you feel like you passed then that means that you actually failed. I stop at 75 and ...
  9. Hello people, Having a bit of a dilemma. Will be graduating from NS soon and I got a job offer at Sutter Delta Medical Center, Antioch and I'm curious to know what the working conditons are like especially on MedSurg 1. I know that there is a new ma...
  10. Nurse to patient ratio

    Hello, Just a quick question. I will be graduating from nursing school in May and myself and my husband are contemplating moving to Dallas TX from Cali (too expensive). i've been doing some research and I've heard that nurses in the acute setting tak...
  11. Nurse to patient ratio

    Thanks guys for your replies. Your inputs are very helpful!!
  12. Question.

    Hello, I'm a nursing student graduating in May and I was wondering if any one knows what the starting wage is for entry-level RNs at Mount Diablo Medical Center, Concord. I would also like to know if they have a union. Any responses will be well...
  13. Los Medanos College RN Program

    Oh, you're so welcome :wink2:. I just have one more piece of advice. Finish up all your prerequites for nursing school before applying and apply to as many nursing programs as you possibly can. There's nothing more frustrating than working your but...
  14. Los Medanos College RN Program

    Hello melody, I think you had responded to my post, but I've been so busy with school that i haven't had time to reply. I apologize. Anyhoo, I decided to take a break from the books today and smell the fresh air. Okay, I'm an RN student in my third ...
  15. I got my acceptance letter!

    I concur
  16. Just starting my second year in the RN program, and we have new instructors. Today, they told us about clinical make-ups and it's pretty ugly: 1 Day Med-Surg a. Case study and presentation to your clinical group b. Computer program (6hrs long) ...
  17. Thanks everyone for taking out the time to reply. I'm going have to agree with Hikernurse. I feel exactly the same way about the INS. I'd rather not reschedule. I will just have to start working on the make-ups now like lisamc1 suggested, added t...
  18. How many of us are 25 - 35 yrs. old?

    I'm 25 now and will be 26 when I graduate in 2006
  19. frustrated of waiting

    How long have you waited?. On avg., people wait a year to get into nursing school. Some are lucky and they get in immediately after they have completed their prerequisites. I have a friend who is finally starting nursing school in the fall after a...
  20. Seniors in the House

    Senior in August!! May 2006 here I come!!! :balloons: :balloons: :balloons: Yeah, I agree with some of the posts. Last semester, i was sh****** bricks. Heard it all comes together in the second year. Does that mean it gets easier?????? Woul...
  21. When Is Your Long Awaited, Special Day?!?!?

    Can I hear May of 2006?!!!! Yes, I 'm definitely counting down. Isn't it awesome that finally we get to see the light at the end of the tunnel? I can't wait :chuckle :chuckle :chuckle :chuckle
  22. About the RN Pre-enterance exam

    Besides getting study preps, you can also check other nursing progams in your area. Not all nursing schools do pre-nursing entrance exams. Goodluck!!
  23. What's nursing school like?

    on your first day in nursing school, you will literally feel your head begin to swell from all the info that is thrown @ you. your first day of nursing school will mark the beginning of a very intimate relationship with your books. You will love yo...
  24. Raising a 3.5 GPA to a 4.0 ???

    was @ a 3.98 prior nursing school two semesters into nursing.......3.1 in nursing school, your GPA becomes a thing of the past, because your main focus is just to pass and move onto the next semester!!!