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  1. Trying to get a job 6 years after graduating
    I'm amazed that you got a practice permit in all honesty. In my neck of the woods, you have to pass the registration exam within two years of graduating and if you have less than 1300 hours of paid...
    Oct 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. What can you do with a BScN degree other than nursing
    You need to have work experience to teach in a PN programme. Looking at the OP's posting history, there is no evidences of work experience or passing CRNE. Pharmaceutical sales likes BScNs.
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. CPNRE content
    Of course there is. But by your name ugh CRNE why are you interested in the CPNRE?
    Oct 21
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  4. Needing opinions
    Private School. Overseas student that needs to pass the course to remain in Canada
    Oct 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Pt selling drugs out of room
    Or how about when they go outside and return with more medication on board than they went out with? PICC line is great for heroin. And we worry about dressing change technique
    Oct 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Nursing Student in need of help
    Research for a paper? Canada is very similar to the US in what we have in hospitals for equipment. You might want to try nurses outside of North America for your homework. These are your first...
    Oct 18
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. ICU pay differential?
    I've never heard of ICU nurses making more than other nurses in the hospital setting. We all belong to the same union and it would never fly.
    Oct 18
    Forum: Critical Care Nursing
  8. The future of nursing. Everybody is impacted. Big discussion in SK.
    Novo, are you stalking me? Or just a fanboi? Yes, I know ICU is direct hands on care. The difference is nearly every LPN I have ever worked with has had zero desire to work there. It's beyond...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. LPN
    LPN
    It's not the psychic or homework helpline. Additional info is required
    Oct 16
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. Newbies Who Want to Pay ZERO Dues Schedule-Wise
    Pepper, that's how it works in theory. Especially for the full timers. My manager chops and changes the part timers around over the Christmas two week period and no body has a clue what's...
    Oct 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. should i leave nursing for a computer career?
    Not a demand for Iit here in Canada
    Oct 14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. should i leave nursing for a computer career?
    I can think of three RNs that I know who did the second degree RN course because they couldn't find work with their computer sciences degrees. Only you can decide what you want to do.
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. The future of nursing. Everybody is impacted. Big discussion in SK.
    I'm old. I remember back in the 1970's when the four year degree was being heavily promoted. Degree RNs were told they would be the managers, researchers, etc. It's the "future" but 30 odd years...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. Transferable nursing skills from UK to Canada
    Catheterization of both sexes is a basic skill that all nurses are taught in school be they RNs or PNs. IV starts and med administration are also considered basic skills in my province. My...
    Oct 11
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Ageless 83 Year Old Nurse: Nurse for 50 Years & Not Ready to Retire
    One of the "golden girls" I work with used to do private duty but "it didn't pay enough, so I came back to the hospital". Our leader refuses to see that a woman she knew 30 thirty years ago has...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Ageless 83 Year Old Nurse: Nurse for 50 Years & Not Ready to Retire
    I say congratulations to surviving that long without an injury. I work with a couple of nurses over 70 who have retired and returned. Let's leave it as they talk the talk but they are not as...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing News
  17. Please help - PND programs in Canada
    You might want to change the title of this thread. I had no idea of what a "PND" was. Where did you finish high school? In Canada or overseas. Grade 12 completion usually covers the basic...
    Oct 11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  18. Need help with salary
    Let me guess, non-union, for profit facility? Good luck, you are going to need it.
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Why does USA allow 2 year degree for RN's
    Ah, this post explains a lot. He's a visajourney forum member. We haven't had one of these guys post for a couple of years. Used to have a couple of regulars from there (long time users will...
    Oct 11
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. RPN
    RPN
    OP said she's working in Toronto. So she needs to check CLPNBC's website. I'm not sure how the College of Psych Nurses appear on the 'net.
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. The future of nursing. Everybody is impacted. Big discussion in SK.
    ... and ...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. RPN
    RPN
    CPNRE is the CANADIAN registration exam for PNs. It is valid across Canada. You need to apply to the appropriate provincial college to have your education evaluated and see if you are deficient...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. Landing an ICU job as a US RN
    In which American state are you currently employed?
    Oct 8
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  24. Timetable RPN at George Brown
    I'm going to tell you what my nursing instructors told my class on the first day. Children and childcare are your responsibility. Most of my class had children, were over 21 and many had...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  25. Educate me about LinkedIn - please!
    People from your past can find you. Creepy, stalker, ex-boyfriend. Arg.
    Oct 7
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice


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