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  1. Navy Chopper Crash
    It is very sad that when the armed forces who represent us are lost in this way - when they are out there, helping people. They were so close to home - Almost there after 3 months and then turned and...
    Apr 3, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Sunny Queensland, eh?
    Well - :Melody: It is 3.30pm on Sunday 20th Feb. In the past l would be sitting in our home with the air conditioning roaring at this time of the year!!! I again put on a jumpy (light) this...
    Feb 19, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Moving to the wonderful land of Oz
    l too will add my welcome - Come on down - (Or up ) I do believe that we are a welcoming courntry - because we have (Or our heritage was) in the most moved here. We are increasingly changing our...
    Feb 19, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. cost of living in nsw australia
    I would like to be able to tell you - but l Live in Victoria and work in NSW!!! At the moment this is really interesting to me particularly your reply pmchap. My son and his partner are moving to...
    Feb 19, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  5. Just about to start my study - would love advice from all you experienced old hands!
    Good on you You may find it hard going at times - But you sound really focussed on your goals and that is half the battle. Good luck. Tookie
    Feb 19, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. What are Aussie hospital patients like?
    Bukko it sounds as though you will be working in the acute section of care. I am in the aged care sector. I would like to think that we in this sector - well at least in the rural area where l am...
    Feb 19, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. Tookie is putting her toe in the water
    Thank you - I have just popped into work to tidy up my desk a little - So that l maybe able to get a clean start tommorrow. It has been very busy with work and other aspects of life. I have had a...
    Feb 19, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. Tookie is putting her toe in the water
    It has been a long time since l last visited here - I have spent the last couple of hours checking out the changes and tidying up my messages. It is nice to see that there seems to be a lot of...
    Feb 17, '05
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. Eden Alternative
    ktwlpn I know you started thhis thread some time ago and l wanted to ask if your facility did indeed introduce the concept and how successful it was If you could spare a few thoughts l would...
    Aug 13, '03
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Fibromyalgia and Chronic fatigue resource
    I thought l would also do a search on previous threads on the subject of Fibromyalgia on this board there are a few but not sure how to bring them up here will have another go
    Aug 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. To Offset the "Rude Nurses on this Board" Thread
    Go for it Deb For my 2 cents worth I look forward to the support, the information and the sharing -and l hope that we older nurses can copnitue to help each other and in particular the new...
    Aug 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Working 7 days a week. Anyone do it?
    If you can do it for a short time and have a really good goal in the pipeline - go for it - But put in place some sort of checkpoints that will let you know when it is becoming too much and you are...
    Aug 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. I've gotten to be really Crxxpy
    Angus More than chords are striking here - maybe the whole damn harp/orchestra - I have been off work for a while - the more time l have to think about it l have realised that l have needed (and...
    Aug 9, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Fibromyalgia and Chronic fatigue resource
    Thank you Sue for replying - l will check out thoses sites also Tookie
    Aug 5, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. CSIRO Total wellbeing Diet
    Thank you Gwenith - didnt think of the food differences - BTW l think that you can get Vegemite in the states - think you can get it on ebay - or somewhere - cause l know some one discussed it last...
    Aug 5, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. CSIRO Total wellbeing Diet
    There have been a lot of diet discussions recently on the board - Here in Australia - the CSIRO - stands for the Commonwealth scientific and Industrial Research Organisation They have recently...
    Aug 5, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Fibromyalgia and Chronic fatigue resource
    I recently came across a resource for this - it is quite good. I am posting this as l have been using the imagery cds for helping myself to sleep - initially - It uses visualization imagery ...
    Aug 5, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. I need a Swan....
    I read the heading and thought to myself l have a good photo of one - but l was thinking bird type - sorry - not my area of expertise - Non the less interesting. Tookie (Ps l love the bird type...
    Aug 5, '03
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  19. NZ nurse wanting to work in Ause
    Go for it - You will be welcome - those people who told you that must have rocks in the head - You are needed and wanted - Regional hospitals or the big city ones - As Gwenith said look at her...
    Aug 5, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. New in LTC -- Any suggestions for learning all the patients and their special needs?
    I coordinate the orientation at our LTC (we call them nursing homes and or Hostels - depending upon their care needs and classifications etc - thats a whole different theme) Anyway l have devloped a...
    Aug 2, '03
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Envenomation
    We dont get much of this in the nursing homes or the Hostels - only the associated hysteria when one of the maintenance staff or the DON kills a snake (yes l know they are protected - but the shovel...
    Aug 2, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. head nurse interview
    This sounds like an amazing number of interviews --- You know l was just thinking l bet no politicain has to have this many interviews- Thinnking of you on the 13th Tookie
    Aug 2, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Where to work in Sydney?
    Your choices are all great just work out where you can base yourself - costs frineds etc - What you want to see whilst in the country and you could even consider some of the large regional towns -...
    Aug 1, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. head nurse interview
    Im crossing fingers toes and everything else for you Cept my legs - have to go to the loo! Tookie
    Jul 29, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Alzheimers; Dementia & Cursing
    Cheryl communication must be very difficult - l have at work some materail on this type of dementia We had a resident who was in her 50's in our dementia house who had come to us after the...
    Jul 29, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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