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  1. IEN out of practice for over 5 years
    Unless there were changes, you can take the Re-entry program from TRU or Kwantlen. TRU is more of distance learning with 300 hours preceptorship at the end. Kwantlen is full time, classroom and...
    Apr 13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. Does your facility pay a differential for ED?
    I'm in a union. All the same across the board. We do get additional 50$ a month for specialty lol
    Apr 13
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  3. ENP or Emergency Physician?
    I trained in a level 1 trauma and our NP's are only in fast track or diagnostic/ clinical decision units. Our trauma unit is run by ERP or trauma team when called. It's a teaching hospital too so 99%...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  4. do you drink coffee during your shift?
    I work ER and I drink around 3-4 cups a shift. Sometime, I haven't eaten anything at all. Just coffee.
    Apr 5
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Nurse Clinician at Johns Hopkins Hosp
    Hi everyone, I got invited for an interview for a PACE nurse clinician position in the ER at Hopkins. I am just wondering if there is anyone familiar with the program and what should I expect from...
    Apr 3
    Forum: Maryland Nursing
  6. EB3 MOVEMENT 2015---for those who want to pursue their US application.
    Hi guys, wondering what agencies do you guys have. Are they all the same where they let you go through the immigration process but can't guarantee where the nurse is going?
    Mar 28
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  7. New to ER
    Oh I see. Our triage does that for us either going to acute beds or fast track.
    Mar 23
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. New to ER
    I am not sure what an intake nurse is. Are they the same with triage nurse? So basically this is our flow (lets say potentially unstable patient). Presents to ER registration then to triage nurse....
    Mar 22
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. ON new grad relocating to BC - advice?
    A bit difficult to find full time job in Vancouver right now. Most casuals in my previous unit were hired after preceptorship. I agree, make sure you have enough living expenses while looking for a...
    Mar 22
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. what are my chances?
    I am a Canadian Nurse and I am just about to sign up with them to recapture my old priority date. I worked in an ER right now. I am wondering if there are any positive experiences with them lately as...
    Mar 21
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. New to ER
    I'm in Canada and our orientation is a 6 month paid university course. I worked in medsurg for more than 5 years and pretty much new in the ER. What I learned with my course is to do my primary...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  12. TN visa or I140 recapture
    Thanks silverdragon. I might actually just go for EB3 and while I wait, I can continue working to solidify my trauma nursing experience. I already have a priority date of 2006 since I had an...
    Mar 13
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  13. Manhattan
    I'm also interested of NY. I work ER but I'll wait a couple of months to solidify my experience. How was NY ER dannisweetcake ?
    Mar 12
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  14. TN visa or I140 recapture
    Anyone have any thoughts? Which one you ended up doing?
    Mar 12
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  15. BCIT Specialty Programs + job market
    I think there is a Perioperative Program in Alberta where you can do it on your own. Theory I believe is mostly online, with lab hours where you need to go to Alberta and more than 400 hours of...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Maternity Nursing?
    Providence Health Care offers a line after the course. I am not sure with other health authorities. I did 2 specialties, Critical care I paid myself and ER paid for by the authority. It took me so...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. BC Nursing
    I work in a downtown ER in Vancouver. We do have RPNs for our psych unit but because we only have 5-8 beds in total, there is not really a lot of opportunities for them. RNs however is a different...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. RN/ RPN/ LPN
    I am currently in BC. Landed in 2010. It took me 3 years to get licensed as a registered nurse. I had to do a year of bridge program and had to wait for the CRNE as before NCLEX, the CRNE was...
    Jan 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. New grad ER nurse
    I will definitely review the primary assessment (ABCDEF), history of presenting illness or subjective and your head to toe assessment. I'm currently on a specialty program in emergency nursing and...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  20. Nursing Job
    I would revisit my resume see where I can still improve on. If the resume do not get calls for interview, it is not working. The job market right now for nurses are not really looking good as well. I...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. Alberta Job Situation
    I am actually looking into moving to a different city and Calgary is among the cities I am considering. I've been browsing at AHS almost every week to see nursing positions available. Reading the...
    Jan 3
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. How long was your initial orientation to the ER?
    It's a little different in BC. The hospital sent us for formal speciality training in school for 6 months and they cover the cost of tuition and books plus full time pay while in school. A few Theory...
    Dec 28, '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  23. Critical Care Course
    There are a lot of critical care courses in Ontario. If I am not mistaken, George Brown has one. You'll have to pay out of pocket but they want at least a year of acute experience. Most hospital will...
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. Getting a US license?
    I have both Canadian and US (Washington state) license. If you intend to work in the US then it's worth getting one. I'm currently I Vancouver and planning of moving in the states in the next 2 years...
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. Philippine licensed RN, Canadian licensed RPN seeking US RN job
    You'll have to pick which state you want to work and start licensing process with that state. Then when licensed, you'll have to apply for jobs. As a Canadian citizen you are okay to apply for TN...
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: Nurse Registration


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