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  1. Advice on precepting a new grad :O)
    encourage open communication and talking processes and procedures out loud (i.e "i'm going to change this IV dressing because...and these are supplies I have to get ready and this is the policy I...
    Mar 23, '13
    Forum: Nurse Management
  2. If you were a nurse manager or nurse educator...
    It went well! I got the job :yeah: There were absolutely no scenario questions and it was completely behavioural type questions (i.e. How do you deal with conflict? Tell me about a time when you...
    Sep 3, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  3. Should I of gone to med school?
    Wow, that is a tough place to be in!! It's great that you have all these options available to you and are looking towards professional growth :) IMHO, I think this is a personal decision that...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  4. If you were a nurse manager or nurse educator...
    Hi All nurses!! I was just wondering If you were a nurse manager or nurse educator, what kind of questions would you ask at an interview?? I have been fortunate enough to land an interview at a...
    Jul 30, '11
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  5. No experience! what to put on my resume???
    I was in the same position as you when I came out of nursing school! As a new graduate, it is difficult to start your resume from scratch, but fortunately you CAN put your clinical experience. My...
    Jul 16, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. wound care and RNAO best practice guidelines
    Hello nurses! I've recently started a new job as a community health nurse and have found many of the orders for wound care stating that the RN is to "dress the wound as per best practice...
    Jul 2, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. GTA CPR renewal
    Hey everyone!! I was wondering if anyone knew of a fast, CHEAP place where someone can get re-certified in the GTA? I have been living in London, Ontario for the past 4 years and have been getting...
    May 16, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. RN's replaced with RPN"S
    Hey Ellab! I'm a new graduate that has been working for a couple of months now in the GTA. When you say "1000 other stuff" are you referring to the qualifications wanting different certificates...
    May 10, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  9. To my preceptor, future students beware (rant)
    congrats on surviving that!:up:
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. The best job in the world.
    It REALLY is the best feeling when a patient stops you and gives you a heart felt thanks for a job well done :) great article!
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Why Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    As a new nurse and a nursing student a short 4 months ago, this is something that I can most definitely relate to. It's inspiring to come on to these forums and see that there are plenty of people...
    Apr 27, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. nursing process & LTC...impossible?
    Thanks for all the valuable input from everyone who posted! I really appreciate whatever advice anyone can shed. I realize that I probably won't likely be able to sit and talk to a client one on one...
    Apr 14, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. nursing process & LTC...impossible?
    Hello all! Looking for some suggestions here...:) I recently was looking through all the threads and was looking through one where the OP was about becoming more efficient while in LTC. I started my...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. I know this is rather mediocre.....
    Oh my goodnesss! I could not agree with this more! I always wonder why people who are not nurses or are not directly related to a nurse have such a skewed view of what nurses do, well it's because...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Nursing insturctor terrifying students
    Oh my goodness! What a terrible experience for your daughter :hug: I agree with what someone else had posted earlier that "nurses eat their young" As a new graduate, working for the first time, the...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. New Nurse in LTC
    WOW, as a new graduate in long term care, this is something that I find very surprising! :O I think that working on the unit is something that is of most benefit, because similar to what everyone...
    Apr 13, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. How to be faster/more efficient?
    I'm a new graduate, that just started my career in LTC nursing. I have only been working for a month and I can relate to everything that has been written in the previous posts!! I sometimes feel used...
    Apr 11, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. nursing universities
    I think that every nursing faculty can make some adjustments to their curriculum :S I base my judgments on universities from my colleagues who have been to the institutions you refer to. My...
    Apr 2, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  19. Jobs for zero number of RN/RPN experience
    There is also the possibility of taking extra courses such as ACLS or PALS courses? These could pad your resume and make you more appealing to employers
    Mar 25, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. new grad preparing for first job
    WOW, this is great!! Thanks so much for all the advice! I'll definitely make sure to take all of these into consideration. Being able to "prioritize care" as you mentioned, is what I'm most nervous...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. new grad preparing for first job
    Hey all! I was just wondering if any RNs, particularly any new grads who just started practicing had any advice for starting a new job?? Any advice from any area of nursing is very welcome and...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. This blows my mind! Temp license in AB
    I'm just curious, what are the limits of the temp license??
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Full time studies and Part-time work?
    I actually just finished up at UWO last year and chose not to work during my first year of university. Personally, I think I would have found it difficult adjusting to the university work load, but I...
    Mar 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. CRNE Feb 2011
    I could not AGREE with what you said more!! I wrote the exam and felt like I was rushing to fill in bubbles at the end. When leaving, I spoke to a couple other writers who felt the same way and some...
    Feb 11, '11
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  25. Job Prospects in Toronto for New Grad RN
    I recently graduated in December and have been browsing ads as I live here in Toronto. I did a placement at a downtown hospital and know that it is very difficult to get positions at this time and...
    Feb 11, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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