I'm still SCREAMING mad...and SAD.... - page 2

Here's a long story in a short way... I signed up for the LPN course here in Saskatchewan about 2 weeks ago. I was told all I needed was to have my grade twelve transcripts ready for when they send... Read More

  1. by   airmom79
    The problem you are experiencing re. nursing education is of interest to me. I work in the media. Presently publicist for documentary "Ebola War:The Nurses of Gulu". http://www.alethiaprod.com/ebol
    Formerly with CBC Radio - know that there is interest there. Feel free to email me at:
    b.campbell@sasktel.net
  2. by   airmom79
    Cindy and/or others would you please contact me regarding your struggle with nursing education.I am in the Canadian/Saskatchewan media and am interested in finding out more.Thank you. Barb Campbell/Airmom79. b.campbell@sasktel.net
  3. by   sandstormsdust
    I live in Canada also and have the same problems of Cindy/Canada - all I can say is that life is great.... I'm only 22 but with all that is and one lil guy being a single mom - it will be a challenge.... but you've come so far now .... just keep going... do everything and anything... and apply at other colleges and universitys... apply for medical related topics (lactation courses, med term, healthy living night courses... nutritional courses ) alot of it is related and has to do with nurseing.... Aim for BScN and get the LPN...... Follow your dreams... and hang in there....
  4. by   sandstormsdust
    Cindy/Canada - Keep coming back to this board... u may not be in school, but home is were the heart is.....

    Also the nurses here have a wealth of information they all seem more then willing ready and able to share it... :P
  5. by   p911medic
    Dear Cindy,

    I have been a paramedic here in New Brunswick for over 6 years working 24 hour shifts back to back for 4 to 6 days in a roll. I want to take the nursing program but it is 4 years long and I am 41 with one child still at home. So.......... I like you signed up for the lpn course.(It was the rna course but recently changed to lpn). I know that many also in this area didn't get accepted. I was blessed in the fact that I was accepted since I applied early plus could prove that I was already in the medical field. I also work part time in a nursing home here. I do know for a fact that alot of the ones that didn't get in are taking the long distance course. Also, I would check employment Ins. and see what they can do for you. I am going through a program called Skill and development which is helping pay for my course and living expenses as I have to move away from my family for the year and half. I am able hopefully come home on weekends. Don't give up your dream., just find a different route to get there. If the Rn course would ever come back, I would love to take that but 4 years of nursing is to much for me. I will be retired before I have my expenses paid.

    Take care and God bless,

    p911medic
  6. by   pamshome
    Just wanted to say hi and I am a recent grad in the RPN program in Ontario. I am also a mature grad and single mom. There have been many obsticles to hurtle but I keep going. Just able to start my first job. Just wanted to say hang in there and follow your dreams. If it's what you really want to do, you will do it!!
    Take care.

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