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                                                              10/17/07 Hooray!!! Senior Projects have been submitted!!! Off of students' desks and onto faculty desks!             


Text Box: FYI: Due dates: 
 √   10/17: Senior Project paper (only) H
11/1/07: Funded awards applications due (see below)
11/14/07: Critical Thinking paper
12/3/07: Senior Project Oral Presentations

Cloud Callout: December 2007 Grads: Please go to NCLEX-RN survey regarding your NCLEX experience. Thanks in advance!




Coordinator:  Brenda Rowe, RN, JD

    Faculty:      Helen Hodges, RN, PhD                    678-547-6746   

                       Ann Keeley, RN, MN, APRN/BC, LMFT  678-547-6749 

                        Sandra Rayburn, RN, PhD                  678-547-6769

                            Becky Shabo, RN, PhD                       678-547-6771



Announcements, Announcements, Announcements ... Check here often!

Posting Dates:

[10/17/07]: $$$$ !!!!! Don't forget to submit materials for the Senior Project Grant Proposal  and the Scholarly Writing Award (criteria posted by the elevators). Materials are due to Dr. Pattie Troyan by Nov. 1, 2007.

[9/19/07]: Senior pictures are scheduled for Oct.17 beginning at 12 noon in room 313.Students will be able to purchase their pictures on website: http://merceruniversity.dotphoto.com. Please note!!!  Cap and gown must be ordered no later than October 1  to be ready for pictures!

[9/18/07]: Health Fair Career Fair for nursing and pharmacy students, Friday Sept. 28, Sheffield Student Center, Gym, 11am - 2pm. Meet recruiters from major hospitals in Georgia. Lunch will be provided. Professional dress recommended (read "expected" ). For additional information contact Office of Career Services-Atlanta, 678-547-6023

[9/5/07]: See 'Other Helpful Stuff' links at bottom of page

[8/30/07]: The ERI RNCAP-Form B Pharmacology in Clinical Nsg:  should be taken between 9/11/07 8:00am and 9/18/07 11:59pm. This test must be taken all at one time. You cannot stop the test and then finish later. A copy of the results should be turned into seminar faculty by 9/19/07 at 9:00am. 

Form B Pharm CAP test has 70 questions. There is also a form B Pharm CAP test that has 80 questions for students who need to retest.

Students also have access to the following ERI unsecured RNCAP Form A Tests for practice:

Adult Nursing I, Fundamentals, Nurse Manager, Adult Nursing II, Maternity Nursing, Nursing of Children and Mental Health Nursing. These may be taken up to 10 times at any time during the semester for extra practice.

[8/1/07]: NCLEX-RN: For anyone interested in Kaplan's NCLEX-RN Review Course, contact the Kaplan Center at 404.365.9004 ext. 0 or email Kiva Bostwick at Kiva.bostwick@kaplan.comChanges in NCLEX-RN Examination: The National Council State Board of Nursing Board of Directors voted to raise the passing standard for the NCLEX-RN examination. This will be effective April 2007. See the NCLEX website (https://www.ncsbn.org) for additional information.                                                                       

*    ERI: ERI-RN Computer Adaptive Test (CAT) has been installed. The ERI CAT Swilley Open Access Lab.    



Fall 2007 Syllabus Fall 2007 Schedule Senior Project Guidelines

Sample Paper

Senior Project Grading Form Dr. Hodges' PowerPoint Senior Project Abstract


Sample Abstract

Video Self Critique Guidelines



Seminar Participation Seminar Leadership Sample Lesson Plan *Lesson Plan

Evidence-based Practice 

*Lesson Plan

Risk Management 

*Lesson Plan

Current Issues in Nursing 

Math Practice Math Key Independent Learning Activities Critical Thinking Paper Guidelines Critical Thinking Grade Form  GBCN APA Guidelines  

End of 420 Clinical Profile



Student Authorization to Release Information



Clinical Forms, etc



Sample Objectives

NCLEX-RN NUR420 Review Schedule NCLEX-RN Post Grad Survey NCLEX-RN NUR 420 Review Info PowerPoints

Test Taking/Basic Care

Pharm/Nsg Science

NCLEX-RN Process


Down Arrow Callout: Other Helpful Stuff   


NCLEX Review

Lab Values to Know

Quick Review Physical Assessment APA Citation Help    







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