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  1. Dude, I'm just finishing up my BSCN and I'm 35. And a guy. Nursing will be my second major career. Guys are in high...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. It's all fine and dandy to pursue nursing if that is your passion and dream. However, you have to ask yourself.. what do you...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. LOL even when as a nurse I still get those moments. =o You want me to do what? You want my help? What do I look like, a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. This sounds interesting:)
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  5. I am half way done with MPH but am beginning a entry level MSN program on the 25th. Put MPH on hold for the time being. ...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  6. I have an MPH in community health and behavioral sciences. Now pursuing a nursing degree
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  7. Hi, Would love to hear your current position and what made you decide on an MPH. I am currently deciding between a DNP...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  8. Congrats on your decision to earn a graduate degree in public health! I received mine in 2007 and I've found it to be very...
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  9. Good job all that education will be beyond beneficial in the future and it is even now
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    Forum: Post Graduate Nursing Student
  10. Can't be done I'm afraid. There isn't a nursing program on this earth that does not have some sort of science component....
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. No, you should not be called a Certified Nursing Assistant. For one thing, you are not "certified" to my knowledge. Are you...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Also, I don't want to sound nitpicky but the physical tasks (meds, dressings, catheters, etc.) are not what differentiate a...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Your entire shift should be putting in the OT forms for missed breaks! Nobody works for free, especially our esteemed...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. The child in question, in room 4, was definitely being groomed by his frequent flier mother to be a member of the future...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  15. Actually, I am a very tactile person. On the floor, I love hugging little old ladies and letting them play with my hair. I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. UPDATE: The clinic job is fantastic and I couldn't be happier with my decision to leave AHS for a private clinic. I am...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. I am the Queen of the Blind Cath. I just seem to know right where to go. It's a gift.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Practice, practice, practice. When i started in urology over 10 years ago i had probably only placed one female catheter. I...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. To avoid contaminating the catheter by inadvertent vaginal placement, try this: When you do your prep, tuck the last...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. I would ask the pt if he or she has any objection to receiving a blood product, and leave out religion, unless the patient...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. The profession of nursing is in a terrible state currently. There is always a " need" for nurses, however the political and...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. Heartfelt Congratulations to you!!! I won't reiterate what everyone else has said about AHS ( although, I will add one...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. My program uses Brunner & Suddarth's Textbook of Canadian Medical-Surgical Nursing (2nd Ed., ISBN-13: 978-0-7817-9989-8. ...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. Real interesting topic! First off, MDs (I'm an MD) should, of course, write complete orders. But more than that, they...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  25. I don't take rude patients personally ...especially if they're also being rude to other nurses. I've worked with nurses who...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  26. Should we discuss the ongoing never ending shortage of beds for our frail elderly and dementia people. This is a...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  27. Shake it like a Polaroid picture. When possible, encourage the student to do this so you don't get sprayed. If the...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  28. I think Redford's comment about change and new responsibilities was intended as damage control. It looks really bad for the...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  29. If your interests do lie in the medical field, take a look at the many other health professions. If I knew then what I...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  30. AB nurses knew this was coming, and that's why we've been warning people in these threads for over a year. The documents...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  31. Where are all the nurses who have been laid off and all the new grads working, I'd be interested to know? They also...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  32. What a great idea!! You're right, that's so easy! Except for the part where healthy adults are contagious and shed virus...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  33. The single dose flu vaccines and the live virus nasal vaccine do not have "heavy metals" in them.
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  34. There are infants too young to receive flu shots that die from the flu. There are homebound elderly people that die from...
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    Forum: Disasters: Preparing & Responding
  35. I find that pts can have high/normal oxygen saturation numbers and still have crappy sounding lungs
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  36. I work on a very busy medical unit as well. I do focused assessments on my patients daily and as needed if there's an issue...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  37. There's a very good reason why you won't find much about travel nursing in Canada. That's because it doesn't exist in the...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  38. I got my job this way: a friend of mine was complaining about her job as a research nurse saying "I feel like a glorified...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  39. This could depend on where you are and what area of nursing you're in. And it could also depend on whether you're working in...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  40. The key to IVs is patience. Especially in the hospital setting where time is not always critical. I have been a medic for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. Example of the draping. Eyes taped and towel wrapped around. 12776
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. Thank you, everyone, for your feedback! After having a couple days to think about the position, I've decided that I'm really...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. You get experience by DOING a research project! I am in the middle of my third project- designed and conducted by me while...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  44. I am not affiliated with Duke, but this book is so incredibly helpful. One of our regulatory people found a copy for free...
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    Forum: Research Nursing
  45. You will never get rid of a true migraine with po meds if its gotten to the point they're in the ER... Unless you've had a...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  46. We had mannequins, but no actual simulators when I was in school. I remember learning blood draws and IV starts on the fake...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. I lifted this quote from a closed thread to clarify a point made (which was not related to the reason it was closed). "...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. I think you should contact the board of nursing for your province.
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  49. It's clearly stated at the top of the screen that it's for Canadian nurses to discuss nursing and nursing education in...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  50. I couldn't deal with the checks at the time because the DA said I needed to come up with $12,000 for legal fees, bounced...
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    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History


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