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  1. Seeking Advice - CNA
    In Alberta, with parental consent, you can work at 13. There are restrictions on the hours children can work. My first job was at age 15 in BC
    Oct 31
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. new graduate need canada for further studies
    How do you feel a gerontology certificate from Canada will improve your practice in India?
    Oct 30
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Iv Initiation.
    It seems to be AHS annual recert days. Med-Surg nurses in my hospital now have a designated education day to do annually. If I decided to pick up casual shifts in an AHS hospital across town, I'd...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. ADVICE for Students in Ontario RPN vs RN
    I think what "iwannabeanurse"'s problem is that they are afraid of PNs. They caught one poster's comment on pay inequity and are making it there sole topic of posting. There have been several other...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  5. Scope of Practice in New Zealand and Australia
    Canadian hospitals require each new hire have a session with a CNE! Who will then "certify" them as competent.
    Oct 29
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  6. ADVICE for Students in Ontario RPN vs RN
    Clip, clop. The troll returns. Must be for hallowe'en
    Oct 29
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  7. Iv Initiation.
    Mews in, you may be taught the skill in college, BUT, employers will require you to take their education with a CNE to ensure you are current and safe. It doesn't matter if you are new grad or have...
    Oct 29
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  8. Seeking Advice - CNA
    Doubt that it would be recognized in Ontario. There is a reason our NA courses are longer than American.
    Oct 28
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. Are handguns allowed at work?
    I have to ask, where do some of these people posting live? From the sounds of some posters parts of America are more lawless than Mogidshu and Kobani combined. Living in fear of home invasions...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Are handguns allowed at work?
    This just shows how little you know. I live in Canada. My husband and sons own legal guns. Criminals don't. Law abiding citizens here keep their weapons in gun safes not in their belt band. We...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Are handguns allowed at work?
    All I can say is guns don't kill people, people kill people. A gun doesn't make you safe. Look at Cpl. Cirillo. Carried a weapon on duty and still murdered in cold blood by a fanatic. This...
    Oct 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. alberta lpn
    Check the AHS job site and then google for locations of nursing homes there.
    Oct 28
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. ADVICE for Students in Ontario RPN vs RN
    I would love to have "stable" patients "who are not as complex as the RN's" but it just doesn't happen. Nor will the Charge change assignments when patients become unstable. The IV push course I...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  14. Experience immigrating to Canada
    Entry to practice for an RN is a degree (BScN), has been in most provinces since 2009. There are no ADN programmes for nurses in Canada. RNs all do four years at uni, PNs 2.5 years at college. ...
    Oct 27
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  15. Transferable nursing skills from UK to Canada
    The education of PNs in Ontario includes med administration (it's a basic). Back about 20 years ago, it was a separate certificate. Med administration is part of the exam content. I think these...
    Oct 27
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Pre-Op Nurses -- or anyone else who'd like to offer advise!!
    I work in a day surgery unit that is a specialty service. On any given day, I work with a minimum of 8 patients. Review medical history, assess vital signs and blood sugars, administer pro-op...
    Oct 25
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  17. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    I hope this link works. The sad words of a Bobby who has had enough… | UK Cop Humour It seems as if it's not just us who have problems with work/life/family quality
    Oct 22
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. B.Sc.N
    I hate to break it to you but the marks listed in the course outline are the minimum acceptable. Usually it's 80% or better that's been accepted in most areas of Alberta.
    Oct 22
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  19. Trying to get a job 6 years after graduating
    I'm amazed that you got a practice permit in all honesty. In my neck of the woods, you have to pass the registration exam within two years of graduating and if you have less than 1300 hours of paid...
    Oct 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. What can you do with a BScN degree other than nursing
    You need to have work experience to teach in a PN programme. Looking at the OP's posting history, there is no evidences of work experience or passing CRNE. Pharmaceutical sales likes BScNs.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. CPNRE content
    Of course there is. But by your name ugh CRNE why are you interested in the CPNRE?
    Oct 21
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  22. Needing opinions
    Private School. Overseas student that needs to pass the course to remain in Canada
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. Pt selling drugs out of room
    Or how about when they go outside and return with more medication on board than they went out with? PICC line is great for heroin. And we worry about dressing change technique
    Oct 19
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Nursing Student in need of help
    Research for a paper? Canada is very similar to the US in what we have in hospitals for equipment. You might want to try nurses outside of North America for your homework. These are your first...
    Oct 18
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. ICU pay differential?
    I've never heard of ICU nurses making more than other nurses in the hospital setting. We all belong to the same union and it would never fly.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing


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