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  1. Australian nurse working overseas?
    You will also be required to take the NCLEX examination.
    Oct 10
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  2. Wound Drains & LMWH (2 topics)
    Hiya! I was just looking for some info on these two different topics. Until I moved to my new hospital, I had never seen a wound drain in a c-section patient. Is this something that's rather...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Australian Nursing student wanting to work in NZ for new grad year
    Oh, as for experience, you have to really pick one or the other. You won't get experience for both. The areas are so different, and Women's Services rarely see outlying patients. I hear midwives...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  4. Australian Nursing student wanting to work in NZ for new grad year
    Hi, Ellie! Here's what I can tell you. The NETP Programme (for nurses) is only open to NZ citizens/residents. As long as you get your practicing certificate, you'll have no issues with getting...
    Jun 2
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  5. registered nurse
    Ceridwyn is right. The New Zealand Nursing Council is your first stop because you can't get a visa without being registered, and employers won't talk to you without being registered. The council...
    Oct 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  6. Submitted my AHPRA, now what?
    Hi Katy!! I'm not working in Oz, but like you, I worked OB in the States before moving to NZ. I had kinda prepared myself to not be able to work OB because I wasn't a midwife, but I did manage...
    Oct 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  7. Can a nurse with an ADN become a nurse in NZ
    The NZ Council changed their requirements this year (I believe it was) and it isn't 1100 clinical hours, it is 1100 clinical hours in your final semester. Their education is set up with less theory...
    Sep 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  8. Competency Assessment Programme for Overseas Qualified Nurses
    NZ Immigration has removed lots of nursing specialties from the skills list, which makes it difficult to obtain sponsorship. I know most advertisements I see ask for NZ nursing experience. I would...
    Sep 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  9. Reciprocity of Australian License
    You also have to have 2 years and 2500 hours of experience to get your license.
    Sep 15, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  10. Specializing as a new nurse??
    I went into nursing school knowing OB was something I never wanted to do. I later discovered I loved OB, and I scored an intern position, which landed me an l&d job out of nursing school. I never...
    Aug 17, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. How much do US travel nurses make in Australia?
    I would recommend your wife get nursing experience before traveling. There's a reason nurses burn out and leave the field during the first year or two. Nursing school is much different from real...
    Jun 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  12. NZ License Approved
    I am from the States. Check out the NZ Nursing Council's site. That's the best place to start. If you have specific questions, I might can help you. The biggest thing with getting your license ...
    May 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  13. US-trained nurse looking to migrate to Australia or New Zealand
    You have to certify everything that's a copy. See this link. Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Certifying Documents " Copies of documents provided in support of an application,...
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  14. New Zealand RN's
    I'm in NZ, but from the States. At the moment I'm not working, but I'm thinking about going back soon.
    May 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  15. Where Do I Print My AWHONN FM Certificate
    You're welcome! I was too ditzy to think to email them. I ran here and combed the website for a couple of days! :) Now we can at least come back here if we need it again..lol
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. Where Do I Print My AWHONN FM Certificate
    Lol...I'm glad it isn't just me!! I found it!!! AWHONN CE Certificate System
    May 12, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. NZ License Approved
    Woot!! I have my NZ license now! I am so glad to be finished with all of my license applications!!!
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  18. Where Do I Print My AWHONN FM Certificate
    I'm working on a portfolio, and I can't find where to print my AWHONN certificates. I've printed them before, but can't find the link now. Thanks! :)
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  19. Loophole to get New Zealand licensure without 2 years experience?
    Ceridwyn is correct. Before the new guideline kicked in, you only needed 450 hours if you had an Aussie license. Now, everyone has to have 2500 hours, or so they told me.
    Apr 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  20. US-trained nurse looking to migrate to Australia or New Zealand
    Sorry it's taken me a bit to get back to you. Yes, I made sure to put all of my clinicals, and I even made sure to put them in my CV.
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  21. US-trained nurse looking to migrate to Australia or New Zealand
    Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency - Standard Format for Curriculum Vitae There's the format the require for your CV. Make sure it is exactly like that with the statement about it...
    Mar 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  22. Pregancy post tubal ligation
    *tie not rivals...stupid phone!
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  23. Pregancy post tubal ligation
    I've not had any patients with pregnancies after snip and rivals, but I've had 2 patients that ended pregnant within 6 months of having their tubes clamped with the Filshie clips. O.o
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  24. Male obstetrical nurses
    I've never seen a male nurse in any of my units. As far as OB's, I've been where they're were no females all the way to about 25% (including the midwives).
    Mar 10, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  25. Pain Relief in Your Facility
    I know my mom used gas/air when she had me around 30 years ago, but not when my sister came along 10 years later. I'm not sure if the States still use it our not. We use it here in New Zealand, and...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing


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