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  1. Where I live there most nurses work rotating shifts. We're all union here (British Columbia, Canada) and most people don't...
    Jun 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I did nights for 3 years, then went to days and it took about five weeks to not feel totally wiped out on days. I've...
    Nov 5 '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  3. John Stossel is an outspoken libertarian. Hardly the picture of someone impartially evaluating another country’s healthcare...
    Oct 18 '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  4. Fair enough. I don't necessarily disagree with that per se. In Canada, however, we all pay for the health care. No one is...
    Oct 17 '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  5. Well to each their own of course, I want people to be all they can be as well. I don't see how having access to health care...
    Oct 17 '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  6. Me too. It baffles me that people wouldn't want a universal healthcare system. This discussion has also highlighted to me...
    Oct 17 '12
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  7. I enjoyed that very much! Thank You:)
    Oct 1 '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. U of C for sure. Way cheaper, and the job market for RN's seems a bit better here.
    Nov 12 '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. I'm not going to lie...it is usually very very hard. There have been a couple of times that I just couldn't do it...I ended...
    Oct 26 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I know you just asked for night shift mom's opionions but being a night shift dad whose wife also works shift work fulltime,...
    Oct 25 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. An excellent book on addiction is "In the realm of hungry ghosts" by Dr.Gabor Mate. Great book!! Really helped me find my...
    Oct 23 '11
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  12. I think it's a good move. Canada did this several years ago, getting into a nursing program is still really competitive so...
    Oct 22 '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. ugh... I make $19 an hour before nursing school in healthcare support. Nurses start at 30 here and make more then 40 with a...
    Sep 6 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. My wife makes alot more than I do.She makes about $75-80,000 a year as an RN. I work 2-3 days a week 9 hour shifts for $21...
    Aug 7 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Don't let it bother you, she is clearly wrong, so no sweat. We can't change other people's minds but we can change how we...
    Jul 29 '11
    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  16. That just tells me you were grossly underpaid before, not that nurses are overpaid. Where I live paramedics get paid $20-25...
    Jul 29 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I find that bringing healthy food is easy if you do some prep work.Twice a week I spend about 30 mins chopping a wack of...
    Jul 28 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I always bring my own food. Otherwise all that is available is crap. Last night I brought a spinach salad with cucumber,...
    Jul 28 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. i'm considering entering douglas college for bachelor of science in psych nursing. here in b.c, psych nurses are under the...
    Jul 19 '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. My monthly payment is $820for 15 years.:eek:
    Jul 6 '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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