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  1. Have you thought about volunteering as an RN with St. Johns Ambulance? This will give you the opportunity to learn and...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  2. There are a lot of Kiwi nurses who do grad programs in Australia (there were two in mine and at least one in the year before...
    Apr 19
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  3. You should be able to find this information on each hospital's website. The process in Victoria might have changed since I...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  4. I recently contacted Nursing Network Agency to enquire about a position advertised on the MyCareer website and was not...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  5. My interview was several years ago now and is blurred in my memory with a very similar interview I did in third year for an...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  6. You need to do your research. Find out the names of hospitals, get on their websites and research their graduate programs....
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  7. Your university should be able to provide you with practice questions (there is a common scheme and format of the questions...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  8. First off, it sounds like your orientation was lacking. As a new grad I had two weeks supernumerary on my first rotation and...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  9. You need to consider what you want from a graduate program and do your research. Is a big hospital with a lot of complex...
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  10. This situation is particularly bad in Queensland given the current political environment and the major public service cuts....
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  11. I would stay in ICU, hands down. Especially if the acuity and/or census if often low and there is competition to actually...
    Nov 14 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  12. Hi All, I completed my new graduate year as an RN at a tertiary children's hospital (five months on a speciality ward and...
    Nov 13 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  13. No, it's not. I know plenty of RNs who've gone to medical school. Point is, they didn't expect - or get - credit or...
    May 1 '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  14. This is the day-to-day woe of most nurses in my PICU more often than not. We are often described as more of an HDU than...
    May 1 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  15. There is no credit for prior learning in medicine in Australia. You must complete the entire course or you will not be...
    Apr 29 '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  16. I encountered a similar, though not the same situation, last night. A bigger patient (14 year old, 60kg) 20+ days post...
    Apr 27 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  17. In Australia you do not get to skip a year of medical school because you are an RN. You need to take the GAMSAT, have an...
    Apr 23 '13
    Forum: MICU / SICU Nursing
  18. I don't work in paeds neuro ICU but I worked in paeds neuro/neuro surg for a while and my current PICU gets a lot of neuro...
    Apr 10 '13
    Forum: Neuro Intensive Care Nursing
  19. My local area is having an enterovirus 71 public health crisis at the moment. The symptoms sounds very familiar.
    Apr 1 '13
    Forum: PICU Nursing / Pediatric
  20. We run our art lines on Alaris GH syringe drivers. We take a discard from the transducer port. We bleed the line back to the...
    Mar 28 '13
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal

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