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  1. Just wondering if other hospitals are doing this….
    Welcome to Canada, where we typically have 4-5 pts on days and 5-6 usually on nights and most hospitals (at least the ones I've been at) don't have UCPs at all - each nurse takes care of their...
    Dec 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. US Border agents deny woman entry due to health records
    This is ridiculous and I don't even understand how it's legal for any health records stuff especially mental health concerns that don't involve a criminal conviction or something of that nature......
    Nov 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. What is the process to being able to work as a nurse in another province?
    Isn't NSO insurance in the States only about 100$ a year for RN coverage ? I've seen that figure quoted around here alot.
    Oct 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. What is the process to being able to work as a nurse in another province?
    Hmmm I must have then....Guess I can't recall. I just remember it was so expensive to write my exam in Ontario and then get my BC license on top of that with all the paperwork and fees. Isn't it...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. What is the process to being able to work as a nurse in another province?
    When did this change? I graduated in 2009 from Ontario and moved directly out to BC for my first RN position. I wrote my CRNE exam in Toronto....I really dont recall ever registering for a license...
    Oct 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Thinking about become a (male) Nurse, parents disapprove
    In Ontario they have clinical externs - same thing as the ESNs in BC except that's in only for the summer between 3rd and 4th year - BC ones can work during 4th year after the summer. I know bc i was...
    Oct 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. medication mismanagement?
    And btw that's treating a nurse like they are 5 yrs old and can't make the appropriate decision to give the other available dose - its not like you gave the '' wrong'' dose or even the ''wrong' 'form...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. medication mismanagement?
    Um I've done this same exact thing before (all the time actually if the one I need isn't available) , albeit not w a narcotic but if it was a narcotic I wouldn't have an issue with it. That is...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. I Lost a Medication: Controlled Substance
    No I've even asked my nurse manager that shouldn't we be keeping track of them and our manager was like no we don't count meds like Ativan. For example if we drop a pill nurses just discard the pill...
    Jul 9, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. I Lost a Medication: Controlled Substance
    I don't think pharm tracks the count in our situation I'd be really surprised if they are. I see them come up and they never take a look
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. I Lost a Medication: Controlled Substance
    We don't have a Pyxis on my unit (I work in Psych) and we still do the old school med in a bottle like you'd keep at home in your cupboards. Can you believe that we don't even '' count'' Ativan or...
    Jul 8, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. "Tough to swallow" - video on the state of food in LTC facilities
    Interesting! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fc6TQLOQcb4
    Jan 13, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Hilarious maternity nursing sayings/pics
    Or the one where "in the middle of the night when the nurses are laughing when you ask them a questions" sooo true!
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Hilarious maternity nursing sayings/pics
    I laughed so hard at these! http://adventuresinbabeland.tumblr.com/
    Jan 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  15. Hilarious Gangnam Style OB/Gyne parody music video
    So this is so funny...this was made at a hospital in Canada and it's been all over the news because some people are too sensitive and found it incorrect. I thought it was hilarious! Link to...
    Dec 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  16. New grad. How to land my first job? Please help
    OP, did you go to Ryerson? I did and I feel your pain about not having mandatory rotations in the "usual" areas ie MH, peds, etc... I had LTC,med/surg,whole year of community and then a year long...
    Dec 18, '12
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  17. BP situation
    How come in NS they teach you to "always" hold Dig/cardiac meds if HR is less than 60 bpm. At least that's what I was taught to do...was I misinformed then? They made such a big deal over it too...
    Dec 14, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  18. Baby died after being fed a day's food in just an hour via a drip at scandal-hit chil
    So sad for everyone involved... Taken from Daily Mail UK http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2238186/Baby-died-fed-days-food-just-hour-drip-scandal-hit-childrens-hospital.html#ixzz2DOz1eqTn
    Nov 27, '12
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Thoughts on the new proposed BCNU contract
    Anyone in BC (or other provinces) have any thoughts on the new contract proposal that is slated to be voted on soon? Full details below... https://www.bcnu.org/News/Magazines/2012/RatVote_SpEd.pdf
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. Who pays for your registration?
    Am I the only one who thinks its unfair that some provinces are wayyy cheaper for their annual registrations? Last time I looked it was only like 120 a year for Ontario nurses and I am paying almost...
    Nov 16, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. I am a Canadian Nurse:
    We get paid double time and then another day off in lieu ie a "stat" day. so its really technically almost triple time (we get double time on the day we work and then straight time for 7.5 hours on...
    Sep 6, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. 81 year old nurse still working strong!
    Cute article about an 81 year old nurse...probably runs circles around the others haha. Im gonna be retired on a beach with a pina colada at that age! ...
    Mar 29, '11
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. Hospital ER relocates and treats patients to next door coffee shop (Tim Hortons)
    Check this out! This is the equivalent of sending ER patients temporarily to be treated in Dunkin Donuts (Tim Hortons is Canada's version of Starbucks, etc). Lots of press about this one... ...
    Mar 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. This blows my mind! Temp license in AB
    Yes in some provinces they allow you to practice even after failling your RN exam. British Columbia is one of them!
    Mar 1, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. Patient's access to personal online health records a first!
    http://www.healthzone.ca/health/newsfeatures/article/926713--medical-records-at-the-click-of-a-mouse Hmmm this is interesting...I can see the benefits and cons to this already! I can defintely see...
    Jan 23, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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