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  1. June SEC Asessement , British Columbia
    Hi all Just wondering if anyone is going to do there SEC assessment this June at kawaltan Uni in British Columbia ? I'm a UK based RN , find the whole process very daunting !! Anyone done...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  2. ITLS & TNCC
    Hi all, I am currently a nurse in the UK awaiting my registration to work as a nurse in Alberta as I know this is a long process I was looking at gaining some more employable skills in the hope that...
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. unsafe staffing levels?
    Unfortunately nursing staffing levels are a concern worldwide, here in the UK on my previous unit there wasn't a day when someone didn't report unsafe staffing levels, they tried to placate us with...
    Apr 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. Should a nurse perform CPR to someone outside of the healthcare setting?
    Without any doubt I would start CPR on anyone who needed it. On a personal note My grandfather suffered a cardiac arrest last year, he was found by a a close friend of his who was a nursing aide...
    Mar 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Why can't nurses intubate?
    Nurses can preform endotracheal intubatation in the UK within certain roles, such as resuscitation officers, critical care practitioners and other specialties. Advanced airway management depends...
    Mar 24, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  6. Precepting a floor nurse
    Coming from acute medicine to emergency I was blessed with a fantastic mentor and I use the same rules that they taught me from day one. To start, along with my mentor I was taught to master initial...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. Vital Signs Taking at ER
    Sounds like a nightmare situation and i do feel for you. Personally from experience, when a patient comes in unwell, the only people in that initial assessment are myself, the doctor and the...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. What's in your pocket - ER Style
    Stethascope Trauma shears and Clamp Pen torch marker for board and surgical marking Several Pens Tape + SWABS Iphone and Little cash Always have a tray with IV start and blood taking kit set...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Emergency/ Critical care nursing  in Canada
    Yes!! Thank you so much for that reply Janfrn . So once experience is gained and courses taken, from your answer I'm guessing the only real option would be to take the Canadian certification course...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. Emergency/ Critical care nursing  in Canada
    Hindsight is a wonderful thing, now that I see how I have phrased the question I do look a little stupid. However looking back at the boards a lot of emergency nurses in Canada have completed the...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Emergency/ Critical care nursing  in Canada
    Hi all Just a quick question in regards to emergency/critical care nursing in Canada. From what I can find out on the internet there are several courses in emergency nursing and critical care...
    Jan 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Dealing with triage
    As harsh as it sounds, there is no hard and fast way of keeping everyone happy. Your the nurse and at the end of the day, the one whose decisions will save someones life and its not up to the...
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  13. Whats your biggest pet peeve working in the ED?
    Last nights peeve Doctors prescribing stat meds , but keeping the chart, not telling you about it and then having a go at you for not giving it to the patient.
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. Any nurses practicing in Alberta
    Thanks Joanna73 Ill have a look at those :) . Yeah my area of interest is trauma and resuscitation, so makes sense to be in a ER, which is currently where I am in the UK. Ive been looking at...
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Any nurses practicing in Alberta
    It's not in regard to licensing, , just wanted to have a chat on more general questions such as 1. What textbooks do you use, as I will undoubtably have to study up on peads , ob and gyn and have...
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Any nurses practicing in Alberta
    Hi all Is there any nurses here currently practicing in Alberta?I have a few questions regarding nursing within the province. if anyone is able to help please PM me if you don't mind answering...
    Nov 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. When someone mocks you for being a nurse
    I feel for you mate I do, I am a male nurse and have come across a lot of sexism in both the work place and within society. There are so many ignorant people out there who have no understanding what...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  18. Nursing in Alberta
    Thanks for the Clarification Siverdragon102. Yeah I'm hoping that once I have completed all the Nurse application side of the process, and have a job offer(I am prepared for the wait :(). I can...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Nursing in Alberta
    As far as I am aware, applying for your registration in Canada through the provincial board is the first step, which in Alberta is CARNA, this involves lots of paper work ,and for most people this...
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. Nursing in Alberta
    Thanks for the reply Yeah I do understand that its much the same in the UK, internal is more sought after than external, I am hoping to buff up my portfolio before coming over by doing some...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. Nursing in Alberta
    Hi all I am a UK Staff nurse currently working within an emergency department in the UK with a view to move to Canada within the next year or so, I have sent all my applications away and am...
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. UK Diploma Nurse moving to Alberta
    Hi all Hope I am in the right place. Sorry if this has been talked about before. I would love to move to Alberta to work as a nurse within the next few years, I currently hold a Diploma of...
    Jun 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  23. Clinical Skills for Canadian Rn's
    Thanks for replying Yeah that very useful thanks for that , do you mind if I sent you a PM about ER's in Alberta Andy
    Jun 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. Clinical Skills for Canadian Rn's
    Hi all Applogies if this is in the wrong fourm. I am a UK nurse working within an er/acute medical unit thinking of moving to Canada (Alberta) as an RN. My question is within this area of nursing...
    Jun 15, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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