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By Fiona59

Joined Oct 9, '04. She has 'Ten plus' year(s) of experience. Posts: 7,225 (36% Liked) Likes: 6,601

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  1. Another thing to add to your confusion, OP... RPN stands for Registered Practical Nurse in Ontario only. In the rest of the...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  2. Glad to see this thread moved and my Canadian colleagues are stepping up to offer their expertise and insight. I feel bad...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  3. There is no 1 year LPN program in Ontario. There are no LPNs in Ontario actually, it is called an RPN. The shortest program...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  4. Becoming an LPN requires you to go to nursing school as well. LPNs are very much nurses. Also, depending where you live,...
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    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  5. Since men don't have bosom so to speak they grow up from little boys running around in their "shorts" so to speak and think...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. On a slight tangent, maybe it’s just me, but I find the mentioning of briefs and the local Piggly Wiggly in the same...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I thought we were gonna talk about OUR underwear! :cyclops: More interesting, LOL.... The men's underwear, worn by...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. There's nothing wrong with this situation. If he's not being sexually inappropriate and just having a casual conversation...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. You ask a good question, and I assumed you are considering becoming an RN, but please correct me if I am wrong. I...
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    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  10. Me too. Easy to find the correct spot…no landmarks to try to find on the morbidly obese (not trying to be rude here…it is...
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. I'll use the vastis lateralis or the deltoid usually. Easier and safer.
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    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Though many today associate all uniforms of the past with prim and proper dresses, that was *NOT* always the case. Since...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. And perineal fallout is bad but nothing is said about male chest and facial hair? I've seen some men with more hair sticking...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. ok. Now you have created images I did NOT need in my head prior to going to bed. Thanks! :nailbiting: Seriously,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. My husband and I raised our kids the old-fashioned way, and I'm proud to say they're raising theirs in the same fashion. My...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. This may get a host of disagreement but I cannot resist. ...so in this world of "pills" to "fix" every "condition" for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I work mostly inpatient hospice, and recently we had a family show up with about a dozen kids in tow, teenagers down to...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Cracks me up when I read the obituaries of the patients that have died in our unit after a long drawn out code. The first...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. They were irrational jerks before her death. Still irrational jerks. Wanting to sue and suing are two different things....
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. :banghead::banghead::banghead:
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. 91yr old, end stage everything, family wants "everything" done despite multiple talks with MD's regarding what exactly is...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I print up all of my power point notes in outline form, write in class notes on the front, and at home notes on the back of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Fellow lefty here! Completely irrelevant fact: you know how when you write with a pen, you sometimes get that glob of...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Staples had some dollar packs in my area. College ruled notebook paper and composition notebooks. I'm a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Nice to know others prefer pen and paper! I am frequently the only old fogey in my classes writing my notes the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  26. Think about how you would like to hear the negative feedback if it were you on the receiving end and stay true to that. It...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. Oh I can top that! *LOL* From: Nurses on Pinterest | 156 Pins
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. The laws don't matter if your employer won't enforce them or there is a culture of not reporting patients or calling the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. You mean someone CAN'T 'loose' a license over an incorrect sandwich filling? Guess I've been worried all this time for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. Obviously, and Pearson Vue is going to be making $200 a pop from people who believe what they read about a new "trick" for...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  31. If I "own it", then I am dramatically underpaid.... and where are my stock options?
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  32. I work for a county hospital, so stewardship of resources is always an issue. In fact once our managers e-mailed our unit...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  33. In my 25 years of nursing, I haven't noticed patients dropping dead right and left due to unclean linens. If proper...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. Do you mean you throw the pillow out after each discharge? In the vast majority of cases, wiping the pillow off with a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. OMG, our director's head would explode if she saw a staff member do this. We get linen usage reports monthly and reminders...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. Why not? All they can do is say no. Thinking you may have passed the window of opportunity by verbally accepting the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. Dry cleaning involves the use of solvents and as such certain finishes and or materials can suffer an adverse reaction. One...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  38. I don't want to loose my drrreeeaaaammmmm!
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  39. You're doing it wrong.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  40. Congratulations OP and good luck in your new career. Today was my last day working as a nurse. I'm off in a new direction...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  41. TheCommuter - I feel your pain. While the OP could have chosen his/her words more thoughtfully, it is his/her right to vent...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  42. I am counting my days to get the heck out of this too. Like many have said, it's not the job of nursing itself that sucks,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  43. No seriously OP, BIG UPS to you for having the courage. I've been voluntarily not working since March and DREADING going...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  44. Nursing sucks
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. BINGO! I can come across jaded here on these boards, and sometimes a little too blunt. Oh well, I can live with...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  46. While I find it an odd first post, I also think the OP is SPOT ON when it comes to getting out of a profession she doesn't...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  47. Agreed. Nursing itself can be very fulfilling if you enjoy people and wanting to make a difference. I also enjoy learning,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  48. "..And looking grim because they have been sitting choosing a hat... does anyone still wear a hat? That famous line from...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Is it only MY observation that it seems to be that nurses who are most adamant AGAINST caps are newer nurses who didn't have...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. Interestingly enough the whole thing about caps and uniforms for that matter being of questionable hygiene began to grow...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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