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By petethecanuck, BSN, RN

Joined Aug 28, '09. Posts: 165 (41% Liked) Likes: 130
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  1. And the department with one of the highest chances of getting assaulted by the public. Where the wonderful patient...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. It might also stop certain nations as regarding nurses as exportable items of widely different qualities. I'm hoping that...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. I read the same article this morning. Given that there are hiring freezes in place at the moment, tighter registration rules...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. And for the love of gawd, don't say you'll work shift when you have no intention of doing so. So not expect to walk into a...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. and articulate!:yes:
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. AB is cutting health care services as we speak, and it's harder to get into Alberta Health services as an external...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. Especially now. Terrible economy, no union in most places, low pay, call offs, mandatory overtime, firing at will. Sign me...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  8. Well it doesn't matter since you there would be no way for you to work there since there is no visa you could apply for.If...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. I wouldn't put too much stock ina statistic like that.It really will have no bearing on how you do in the program.
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. Um. You can't get to work in those areas without first doing the dirty work. It's part and parcel of nursing education. Sick...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Sounds like she's meant to be a Social Worker or PT, OT
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Oh one of those " I wanna be a nurse but not actually touch a patient" people?
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. I beg to differ. It's an absolute necessity that nurses who wish to work in Canada are able to communicate clearly,...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. CARNA shouldn't make it easy for anyone, especially if they have foreign credentials. The same is true if I want to work in...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. As a very biased native Calgarian, I would definitely say Calgary is the better city. ;)
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. After weighing the pros and cons, I've decided on Calgary. I've never been to Calgary, and I'm sure there will be staffing...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. If you are not a good communicator in the country you are working, you are not a competent nurse. Not only do you need...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Thanks everyone for your replies :) I'm not certain where I will end up, but I am looking regularly for positions in both...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Pete, my kids were born in Calgary. I survived Foothills and the old Grace maternity units. lol. They still go down once a...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. To me it sounds like you'll be the perfect nurse. Your obviously self and self involved. Exactly what a nurse is right? But...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  21. The ironic thing is that Canadian nurses are far more respected than nurses in the US. They have had a BS requirement for RN...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  22. Well, I'll just hit the most important point with this FACT. You are not a good nurse. You aren't "less of a nurse" than I...
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    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  23. Four hours is plenty for 200 questions. Many of us had at least 20 minutes to spare. However, you're right....time...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  24. I was just going to pass this one up, however, I really can't keep my mouth shut this time. You will serve yourself...
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    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  25. We cannot provide the assistance you seek here. The CNO sets the entry requirements for all Ontario nurses, so you need to...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  26. It looks like CNO already told you the exact reasons why they are denying your eligibility for the CRNE, and it seems like...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  27. I have to ask a couple of questions. It seems like everytime a US election is forthcoming, we get loads of the "I want to...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  28. What is most probable is that your Philippines nursing education is not equivalent to Canadian nursing education and the...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  29. Oh yeah I remember being in your shoes. I went part time as well, two nights a week for almost 4 years. I was almost 42 when...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  30. #pudina honestly it all depends on you how well you are prepared. the ???'s in exam are very wierd and vague. looked easy...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  31. This should be done by someone who knows you not strangers on the web
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  32. Each province will use their own method of releasing the results. So in Ontario maybe the envelope is white, small and has 2...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  33. If I had it to do over again I would do it in a heartbeat. I have had plenty of bad days over the years, but so many good...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  34. Good news from Edmonton, AB!! I receved a letter from CARNA today, and I PASSED!!!!!!!! The journey is finally complete!!! I...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  35. Hi everyone! I am so happy to to let everyone know I PASSED! I made the cut...I am IEN and for all the IEN out there let me...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  36. OK guys, enough I think you have made your point and can we now please keep to topic. CRNE June 2012
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  37. Actually, you are not a professional until you have your registration in hand. There are many who post here who truly do not...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  38. I think what people forget is the CNO covers a large province with a lot of nursing students just qualifying. June is one of...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  39. Why are you so surprised that not every single person in an organization the size of CNO would know every single thing going...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  40. For Alberta writers, CARNA does have the results from Ottowa - they should be mailed at the end of the week, then we're just...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  41. Most provinces have VERY FEW vacancies in nursing now. The recruiting drives of the 2008-2010 cycle filled the most pressing...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  42. My apologies as per my previous post that 550/800 = 68.75% I was looking at normal distribution and saw that scaled score...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  43. Congratulations!! Would you please share which province you wrote in? CareBear89: Pass or fail, nothing can strip you...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  44. Thanks kheemooy :) I am from PEI. I know around 26 of my classmates have found out they passed too. Some haven't received it...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  45. All the results are mailed out in one batch on the same day. And there's no way of knowing by envelope size whether it's a...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  46. Yes, a part timer could make more than a full timer? However, as a full timer I have a guaranteed income, paid sick time and...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  47. It's not taxes and union dues that eat up my cheque it's the cost of benefits, nurses pension, the parking fees that eat up...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  48. I get to work about 6:45, get my pt assignment for the day. I look up the H&P, consults, order's, labs, VS hx - to not trend...
    petethecanuck
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  49. Kijiji is NOT a reputable employment site. It's an online flea market. I'd regard any promises made with a very jaundiced...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  50. The problem with this whole situation is you performed a "skill" to which you weren't trained to do so. It seems trivial,...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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