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By Trishrpn80

Joined Jan 15, '11. Posts: 247 (48% Liked) Likes: 200

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  1. OK everyone enough This thread is not about bashing each other. I have worked with some great LPN's and great RN's in the...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  2. You don't think it's cool to bash RN new grads, yet you're here bashing RPNs?!
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  3. I have vowed to myself that when I graduate with my BScN and am no longer practicing as an RPN, I will never forget just how...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  4. Just curious...I have six years of university education (non-nursing) and I am an LPN. So where do I fit in in terms of "2...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. I'm finding it harder to carry on as a nurse. The assignments are becoming bigger and harder. The families more...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Holy dead thread resurrection
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. LOL Yes I mistook a orientee for a student once. She was an RN that had been out of school for months.I agree that the new...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  8. I've trained many new RNS and LPNS. Even more alarming is not only that they don't have the skills/ knowledge, some of them...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. You don't need a certificate for rural nursing. Instead, ask yourself if you can tolerate 17 hour shifts, isolation, and...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. Once again you're confusing regulation with something unrelated - employment. Regulatory bodies DO indeed consider...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. A little about me. I'm a Canadian immigrant, my parents came to Canada when I was 4 yrs old. I'm also an IEN, I had...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Aw, juli, that would mean doing your own research instead of having it handed to you by one of the much maligned regular...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Did you look at the CLPNA website?
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. Very true! You have to be flexible and eager to take on shifts and be willing to move to underserviced areas. I am a 2...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Nursing is cyclical. Governments give and governments take. I graduated and there were no jobs. Worked at four...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. It's actually very difficult to get a hospital job in Alberta these days, even for LPNs, whose numbers are being increased...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. What do you base this on? They too have a scope of practice and they too can do their theory and research but just because...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  18. You should talk to someone at the university you want to do your Masters at. Every University is different.They can review...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Every program has different averages and it's based on that year's cohort of applicants. So for example, if the majority of...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. Have you ever tried going grocery shopping or to the mall on a Saturday? This makes me happy I work weekends!
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. I recall many months working 14 hour shifts with few days off working rural. That's the norm in many rural locations because...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. I think you also need to define rural. That's near cities/towns. Northern or outpost is a different kettle of fish. ...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. OR and PACU usually require a good portion of on-call, meaning that you may be able to go to a family gathering with your...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. I've read through the responses. I don't see anyone being harsh towards the OP here. They are honest. You might be able to...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. Who was it that said, "There are lies, damn lies and then there are statistics"? (Mark Twain) If you're talking to nurses in...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  26. LPN would not qualify for a work visa. Nursing is also no longer on the Federal Skilled Worker list. your only route would...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  27. When I graduated 4 years ago there were cutbacks everywhere. Nothing has changed. I moved to a rural area and worked an...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  28. Oh my word. I can't even contain the eye roll that has occurred while reading this. You came to a public forum of nurses, to...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  29. I was hired less than a month after graduating and started on the floor a month after that (waiting for my police check,...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  30. This is the Canada forum, please pay attention to the forum headings before posting your comments. The OP is in Alberta,...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  31. Per our Terms of Service please post in English only; no text/chat speak. 07genona, the proper English is "you", not "u".
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  32. You sound very bitter that the lowly LPN dare to have a position of power over you.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. Unless you already have an inside contact, are in the system, OR you're applying to a rural area where they're desperate,...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  34. I second using your union. As for applying for EI, did you work while you were in school? If so you might be eligible...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  35. bwahahahahaha.... Oh, man... wait, I can't catch my breath.. Seriously? Fun and nearly stress free??? I'm a LTC...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  36. My favorite is "Patient was found LOL squared...." "Little old lady lying on linolieum"
    Trishrpn80
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  37. Fiona, as much as the rest of Canada resents the use of Quebec as a back door to PR status, believe me, as a French Canadian...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  38. Because they have their own immigration programme. A few posters have even asked if they go to PQ can they work on Ontario,...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  39. Can we please call for a ceasefire on the "real" nursing bull crap? May we all come to an agreement that all nurses are...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. It's unfortunate because many of us enjoy the work. I don't mind bedside care at all, and I'd much rather toilet than sift...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  41. I've been looking at job postings across the country for a year now. The same trends exist everywhere: rural and remote...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  42. I'm truly glad you changed your screen name!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. But if you rely solely on asking others, the day will come when 1) you may be the most senior person on your shift due to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Your teacher is an idiot
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  45. I think it will be difficult to find employment in Canada unless things drastically improve. Employers prefer to hire...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  46. If you go the LPN route and then get to stay for 2 years to work where do you plan on going when it is time to leave? What...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  47. You're doing exactly what you advised her of doing. BTW, it's a new world. Something tells me you won't be retiring at...
    Trishrpn80
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. It won't happen. You would need an LPN license for starters and RNs and LPNs are in two different unions so any unionized...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  49. Unless you have some special arrangement already with immigration, that's actually rather unlikely. As for finding work,...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  50. 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


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