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  1. Should I become a RPN in Ontario?
    I did the RPN program at Conestoga college. I really enjoyed it. No problem finding a job, a actually took a few at first. Many opportunities in geriatrics, home care and mental health in SW Ontario....
    Apr 2
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    All right, I will retract the statement. I'm sure it was the way I was reading it. I have worked in a home where the DOC was an LPN. She did 'delegate' to RN's. Nothing done in the home was...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    You sound very bitter that the lowly LPN dare to have a position of power over you.
    Mar 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Fired for refusing??
    I work in Canada, and do not *think it is legal to make it mandatory? We only have a 40% staff vaccination rate, i think its about 30% in nurses. I know the NICU had less then 10% vaccinated. I don't...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Pandemic Flu
  5. Young nurses
    I think you just have to prove yourself. People will respect me as an authority when I do things worthy of respect like providing quality care and good information. I doesn't mean I don't get asked...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Ontario nurse moved to Montreal
    Good luck, maybe private duty....
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. RPN to RN upgrade but with a gpa of 2.7 (Just need some advice)
    OP - With that GPA and failed courses I honestly don't think you have a chance. However, if you get a job, experaince may be considered. As well many hospitals have agreements with some schools for...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  8. anatomy
    ......study.......?
    Feb 3
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  9. Patient Right to Know
    I have had a pt where they did not know they were dying as per POA. Similar demographics to your case. We respected the POAs wishes....it had already been decided when she was admitted so I'm not...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. What is your best experience in nursing?
    I work in palliative. First time I got mentioned in a pts obit. Families don't always know how/think of saying thank you when their loved one is dying. It is just nice to know you are doing your...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. Continuous Bladder irrigation
    Can;t say I have ever calculated a drip rate for a CBI....some managers should not be allowed out
    Feb 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Sitting down in patient rooms.
    I try. It doesn't happen with every pt every day, however even just 30 seconds sitting on an arm rest shows that I care. On another note, - those rooms where the floor looks like a better place to...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. help with decision: resource pool or the current floor
    I think I would take the float. Even if it is just for a while, you'll have great experiences and get an inside look at other floors and can decide if you want to work there full time eventually. The...
    Feb 3
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  14. Understaffed
    It is a tragedy. I think the big problem was not having a sprinkler system. I know that any of the placed I have worked from RH, LTC and hospital that there would be no way to get everyone out if the...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Least busy nursing job??
    I would have said Dr. office, or shift homecare.
    Dec 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  16. PSW Problems
    I dont think the number sounds too unreasonable. For those that are drenched do them earlier in the night and get to them first. As for no soaker pads, take a flat sheet (flannel is best) and fold it...
    Dec 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Agencies
    RN or RPN? What type of community (general, palliative, mental health, peds)?
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Dont ESN where you want to work?
    Never heard of ESN before (ON), or getting 150h of orientation. I would take any job that gets your foot in the door and experience on your resume
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. How to become a nurse practitioner from a nurse?
    Nursing can be a very rewarding career. There are many opportunities for nurses, from a homeless shelter to the corner office no nurses career is the same. If you want to become an NP, there is...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. What do you think about dialysis nurses?
    Well, they write orders on scrap paper, and when are called for a real order they never send it and then freak out it was never done. Inc pts are never changed, pts who need to be feed never are, pts...
    Sep 1, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. I'm planning on studying nursing but I was wondering about a few things please
    I thought at first you said you were a lesbian student, I didn't really understand how that fit in. :D
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: World Nursing
  22. What is all the stuff that nurses have to put up with
    Everything is the nurses fault and no one has any problems letting you know its your fault.
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. RPN to RN Bridging Programs
    I only know about the Centennial-Ryerson program. Have not heard anything too terible, only that at the end of the first three years only those with the top scores move on. So those that don't move...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  24. NP program v. MSN-NPs
    I guess I was incorrect. I have only ever looked into the adult-NP stream, and they all require a masters. I would think the masters is beneficial. It is only an extra year and can be concurrent....
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. Benefits of taking PSW program instead of Pre health program
    I get what the OP is saying. I do agree that PSW gives 'nursing' experience, not experience as a nurse. I worked as a PSW, and think I was better prepared then others for the practical aspect. I...
    Aug 25, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs


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