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  1. Possibility of Grad year in Aus reduced with a new family?
    Grad years are not compulsory so therefore they are not reduced for any reason.
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  2. Anywhere new Graduate Registered Nurse vacancies ?
    I will be applying for 2013 places soon. Everything I have seen requires Australian/NZ citizenship or Permanent Residency. Nil exceptions. You may have to forgo the Grad Program, which is not the end...
    May 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  3. 2 weeks now, still no call after my 2nd interview...
    Call the NUM and ask them directly what is happening. It shows you are keen and stops you wondering. I had problems with HR recently and they don't always know what is happening.
    May 29, '12
    Forum: California Nursing
  4. What's the first thing you'll buy when you're officially an RN?
    Wow - What a wonderful wife you are :) For me I will be heading to Cambodia to do volunteer work, then saving the rest to help pay Med School for my lovely fiance.
    Apr 28, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  5. The Negative Effects of Foam/Alcohol Hand Sanitzer
    If you are not actually touching the pt when you deliver the trays I don't see the need to sanitise before and after every room. If you do not touch anything just set the tray down which is...
    Apr 7, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nurse managers-Do you think tattoos look professional?
    Tattoos have been around for century's, they were not criminal markings but markings of authority and standing in the community, of knowledge. My Maori ancestors had tattoos depicting their tribal...
    Apr 2, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  7. Baffled...
    Since I can't lay claim to it as I stole it. Please go ahead and steal away :cool: It is great isn't it.
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Baffled...
    I was raised in a similar manner. It doesn't take much to be polite and it can make your day go easier. Also when people are really ***** about something if you are really polite they often get...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Baffled...
    I am really, I promise:D. As I said before it is a line from Scrubs when some characters were feeling unappreciated.
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Baffled...
    Its a Scrubs quote. So no I don't really mean it :).
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. No pre employment drug screen?
    Wow drugs tests for pre employment. Thats crazy (to me anyway). In Australia there is nothing like that. I have never been tested for drugs on any job I have had pre or during. I know they do in...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Baffled...
    Did she have any clinical experience from her training? Or have any interaction with the outside world? She should have realised by now that people are "bastard coated bastards with bastard...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Depressed
    Have you told you lecturers what is happening? They may be able to help or point you in the right direction. Maybe also give you some slack in regards to your study and let you know what your options...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  14. Life after nursing school
    The RDNS (Royal District Nursing Service) is a good idea. Its community nursing in peoples homes. I did a similar job as an EEN for nearly 2 years it was great. Hours are between 0700 - 1900. No...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  15. Ages of male nursing students?
    Started studying when I was 30 for Diploma of Nursing. Took 6 months off and then started at uni to study for Bachelor of Nursing will be finished at the end of this year (with any luck) and will be...
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  16. Medical TV shows you love...
    scrubs. i love it and have watched it all to many times to count. j.d.: hey, i was, uh, i was paged. carla: aww. first day, bambi? j.d.: yeah. carla: carla will take care of you.
    Apr 1, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  17. Will they hold my first career against me?
    Most places will only care about the nursing or relevant training you have had. If anything it will be a bonus as you will have a good amount of life experience and have changed your career for...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  18. CA LVN's with felony convictions?
    It all depends on what the charge was. Also what is a felony exactly? I know it is a crime and you obviously talking about a conviction and a record. But what does it cover? eg traffic offences...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  19. Online pharm class-suggestions?
    As a student, I think that lots of small compulsory quizzes and repetition are a good idea. Pharmacology is very important to get a grasp of so the more it is reinforced the better.
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  20. Life after nursing school
    Where in aus are you? What area do you want to get into? Some places do have mid year grad programs.
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  21. Is australia flooded with overseas nurses?
    They keep saying there is a nursing shortage but there is no money to employ new nurses to stop this shortage. Nor any to give any new grads the experience required to take on the role of the senior...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  22. Practice intramuscular injection students on each other, Australia
    I have done all my training in Australia. I started at TAFE doing my Diploma and am now at Uni doing my Degree. At neither place did we practise on each other in regards to injections. I for...
    Mar 31, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  23. Nursing shorthand symbols!
    additt - short for addition.
    Jul 5, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Funny things patients say !
    I am a male nurse and work into the community. One elderly lady I went to see the other day for health status monitoring looked at me after I had come inside and introduced myself and said "If only I...
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  25. Favorite Dr or Nurse Name
    There is a Dr. here in Brisbane with the surname "Dearth". Going to see Dr. Dearth its pretty easy to miss seeing that little r.
    Apr 12, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes


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