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By Fiona59

Joined Oct 9, '04. She has 'Ten plus' year(s) of experience. Posts: 7,310 (36% Liked) Likes: 6,750

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  1. LOL "wannabeanurse"...do you even have a clue? You sound like a new grad RN who is up on their high and mighty...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  2. I have never heard of IV initiation or venipuncture being taught in any nursing program around here....gotta get certified...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. Depends on the facility. Where I work, ANYONE hired has to have 3 witnessed, successful starts during orientation. Even if...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Having a therapy animal "on staff" at a hospital or LTC facility is not uncommon. But it's generally not all day every day...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Maybe you should consider becoming a vet tech. My daughter did this and loved it. She was able to start and maintain IV...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Have you considered becoming a dog trainer specializing in certified therapy pets? There are hundreds of certification...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. You might be able to volunteer if you got your dog certified but taking your dog to work as a nurse and still complete all...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I've been a nurse for 20 years, and working in my specialty for 17. But every year, I'm required to review all my special...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. This is the exact reason my uncle has been banned from my house, all of my siblings' houses, and my parents' house. There...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. The last Federal building I went into I couldn't even bring in my purse or cell phone. They checked me at the door I was...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. For those of you that state they carry regardless of signage prohibiting it: how would you respond if someone carried on...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Not by some dude while i was minding my own bidness? Someone remind me why marshals in the old west didn't allow weapons...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Well, if I suppose you were asking if you could carry your gun to an interview, you might've gotten more replies! ;)
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. i cant answer all your questions but I can tell you that nurses in NZ can start IVs! You do normally have to do a...
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    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  16. I agree with Americans' right to own a firearm (with restrictions…but I don't want to get into that). Anyway, when I reach...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The person whom you quoted did not specifically address you. No idea why you felt the need to go on an NRA-inspired tirade...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I hope this is sarcasm. Sent from my iPhone.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. My thinking is based on my 8 years as a moderator on this site and 3 annual sittings of the CRNE - 24 to date, all of which...
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    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  20. What's probably more important is will someone who wants to emigrate to Canada as a CNA be given a work permit. That's...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. 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
  22. Actually it is allowed with the proper training along with accessing and deaccessing cvad's. We are trained to know what can...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  23. 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
  24. I agree. Everyone on the health care team is important and each role deserves respect. Without the cleaners the rooms...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  25. It's still 3 tries of any combo of exams whether CRNE or NCLEX and return to school. Ontario is very specific about this in...
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    Forum: International Nursing
  26. Correction if you did not apply to CNO by September 18, 2014 you will need to retake the NCLEX. It's still only 3 tries...
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    Forum: International Nursing
  27. As an RPN who is in school to become an RN, I'm still not seeing the BIG difference. The anatomy is certainly deeper but not...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  28. But you're not applying to the same program as LPNs would be applying to. They start at a different point (usually halfway...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  29. LPN IS a nurse. It's not necessarily a stepping stone to RN. LPN's have separate bridging programs to RN, so the...
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    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  30. Yes, it is possible to hold two or more jobs. Often, one can't get a full time position, so they try to make a living by...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  31. Without an EU passport you will be hard pressed to secure a work visa/work rights to work in Austria. All countries part of...
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    Forum: International Nursing
  32. Thicker skin was MY first reaction. Do you think nurses are "asked nicely" and receive a "Hey, thanks for doing that!" ?...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  33. I just have to say, to the poster who mentioned the bitter "old" nurses who remain at bedside is ridiculous! Yes,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. WHO CARES!!!!! I AM A NURSE THAT WORKS IN A DEPARTMENT STORE !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!Yes some ppl say comments but what the...
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    Forum: Nursing Job Search Assistance
  35. I will say that everyone should be monitored according to defined performance criteria, which is often not the case. ...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  36. Our merit base is called a clinical ladder, if you want to put more in and get paid more, without going admin. Annual evals...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  37. ​Yeah, you probably got cancer just to inconvenience their holiday plans. I say take the time off, whether or not you have...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  38. Not harsh at all...it's the truth. Who wants a nurse who tries to do an end run around her state's requirements for...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  39. oh, it COULD have been harsh. But it wasn't.
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  40. The admission averages listed tend to present false hope to applicants. Because of the amount of applicants, the people who...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  41. Exactly; you can go to another state and take the Boards, but Florida, I can almost guarantee you, will not endorse your NY...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  42. I think you perhaps need to have a look at what you are studying, because it doesnt seem to have prepared you well. The...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  43. In addition to what Bucky just said, you would have to complete the application process for the NY State BoN, and fulfill...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  44. First of all, it's a national test, so you haven't failed FLORIDA's NCLEX. Secondly, because of that, it's going to be the...
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    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  45. The Middle East?
    Fiona59
    Forum: International Nursing
  46. Each country has their own requirements for people who trained outside the EU and regardless on having a nurse license in...
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    Forum: International Nursing
  47. Srsly - I know it may seem counter-intuitive, but if you wear undergarments that are close to the color of your skin, they...
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    Forum: Men in Nursing
  48. Not being forthcoming may cost you a job. When they check your education history they will realize you graduated 6 years...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  49. My biggest pet peeve are the ones who feel that their co-workers without children should work all the holidays so they can...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. Your now-merged threads aren't and weren't in the immigration part of the forum, but "immigration" was one of the keywords...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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