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By Fiona59

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  1. ER LPNs make the same as floor staff in my hospital.
    Apr 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Are you a permanent resident / landed immigrant? What is your legal status in Canada? Do you have a social insurance...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. CRPNBC isn't a job agency. It is your governing body that issues your practice permit. You apply for work at any...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. Where in this conversation did you find this? Problems arise here when Americans post with their opinion which bear very...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. I think you also need to define rural. That's near cities/towns. Northern or outpost is a different kettle of fish. ...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. A co-worker was in Spain recently. Brought back a newspaper clipping. There was a 36+hour wait time to be see in emergency...
    Apr 17
    Forum: World Nursing
  7. Fresh new grad, got 3 buddied days on the floor and then I was on my own. Orientation is about learning the unit routines...
    Apr 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. Belief in God is all well and good. But there is real life and seniority rules in Canadian institutionalized nursing.
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. Dialysis (outpatient) runs to 2300 six days a week in my area. And again no straight shifts. All rotate
    Apr 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. 12 hour rotating shifts are the norm in rural settings.
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Humour only works to a certain point. Stalking, verbal harassment in the grocery store, etc is no laughing matter. Just a...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. And don't forget these jobs are usually allotted by seniority or a need for accommodation due to injury. I've interviewed...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. A friend explained it to me. You live where you work. Everyone in the area knows where you work. They know everything...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. Keep dreaming. 3 out of the last 4 nurses that retired on my unit, returned to work as casuals because they claim their...
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Is Canada Post involved? Took 13 days for a letter to get from Denver to Edmonton, sent priority.
    Apr 16
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  16. We've been told that Calgary goes through all the applications for every position and makes the short list. How true it is,...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. My first thought was WHY!!!. Our weather seriously sucks. There used to be an Australian poster down in Calgary, a few...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Registered Psychiatric Nurse or Regist. Practical Nurse?
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  19. Try your provincial college. CLPNA and CLPNBC used to sell some nice ones.
    Apr 14
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  20. We received a pin upon graduation at my college in Alberta. It was handed to us when we walked the stage. It's fugly. ...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs

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