Hello, just spending a great Saturday morning reading all the threads. Such a fantastic site!
Recently during an inservice at work the topic of regulation came up regarding PSWs and HCAs. I know they are not regulated here in Ontario whatsoever, and I am wondering why the College of Nurses hasn't stepped up to the plate on this as of yet. My fellow comrades at work all agreed that it would be the best thing to happen if PSWs had a governing body to be accountable to.
Just sharing a thought is all. OH one other thing, a few years ago while I was having a chest xray done at a local clinic, my xray technician had RPN behind her name! SO COOL!!!
OK one last thing, I promise, ....Thank the Good LORD I'm a nurse here in Canada, things are darn right unpleasant south of the border with the whole LPN / RN / CNA war. It's so nice to work in a job where we all get along and respect the different roles we each bring to the table. Ultimately it is the resident or the patient that needs all of us!
Dec 3, '11
by Ontario Gent
wooooooooooooooo loriangel14. I CERTAINLY DID NOT WANT TO INFER THAT RPNs ARE IDIOTS. My Mom and Brother are both RPNs. I was just stating I found it very cool to see an RPN working as an xray tech....and the last time I checked xray technicians go to school just as long as RPNS and require just as much attention to quality of skill. As for asking if PSWs will ever be regulated I was just asking a question, since it was something discussed amongst other RPNs and RNs and PSWs at my place of employment. MOST IMPORTANTLY loriangel14, YOU are NOT an idiot. Sorry for offending you.
Last edit by Ontario Gent on Dec 3, '11
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