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KHMcIntosh32115 has 8 years experience.

Hi! I'm Kristen. I live in sunny Florida with my husband and 4 1/2-year-old daughter. I'm currently working as an instructor at Florida Gateway College in Lake City, Florida. I love my job and what I do, but I'm still not sure what I want to do "when I grow up." I want to obtain my MSN and strive to become a family nurse practitioner focusing on pediatric patients in my rural community.

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    South University FNP MSN program???

    I am looking to start this summer as well. My admissions rep wants a start of June 29th, but that is so fast!!! I wasn't really expecting that quick of turn-around to be honest!
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    South University FNP MSN program???

    My admissions rep said that your clinical experiences have to be in a primary care setting within the FNP program. No ER, etc. but I read online that in rural areas where your choices are limited that you can discuss with your academic adviser and work something out if necessary.
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    South University FNP MSN program???

    Hi Gin123, I spoke with my admissions rep a couple of days ago and specifically asked about on campus requirements and she said that there are NONE. They will send a rep out to your chosen clinical site for review and the only time you have to go to campus is to walk and graduate if you choose to do so. I am looking to start either this month or next month, but have been very skeptical. A lot of folks from my area (north central Florida) choose to go to University of South Alabama. From what I can tell the programs are quite similar, but USA makes you go to the campus at least once during the program for exams and clinical. I read one post on here from 2013 I believe that said they had a friend who had to go on campus with only 3 weeks notice for something, but it sounded like that was an unusual circumstance and situation. When I talked to my admission person it did seem like they were in a rush to get me going, but I can understand that to a certain extent, I just want to make sure that I am making the right decision with this investment of my time and money. Good luck with whichever route you go with!
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    South University in Savannah, GA

    I am in search of any and all information on South University in Savannah, Georgia. I recently spoke with an admissions specialist and started the application process for a the online MSN/FNP program . It all sounds great to me but I am leery considering the cost of any MSN/FNP program and getting started with the time commitment and having a family as well. When speaking with the advisor I did get a sense of rushing me into the program saying that I can start as early as June 29,2015. This is a huge step for me and I want to make the right decision for my family and I. Any information is very welcomed.
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    Win $100! June 2015 Caption Contest

    "The lightbulbs are above the computer at the nurses' station. Thank you for responding to the work order we put in last week."