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  1. For those who've passed the CPNRE! Did you attend any workshop? Any tips?
    I wrote in 2001 before all these classes popped up. It was expected that our college education and clinical time provided us with everything we needed to know to be able to pass the registration...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  2. Special Snowflake!
    Howz about "very special snowflake" runs and ducks for cover
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. How important is it to start work right after graduation?
    Which province are you living in? 2-3 months wouldn't make much of a difference but you are talking about half a year. We can't tell you what to do, it's your call. Just be prepared to have a...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. Job hunt Help
    Ontario is a very tight job market for local grads and experienced nurses. Consider working on your English. You're all over the place in your post and it doesn't read clearly. It could be that...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Has anyone trasferred education from WGU Western Governors University into Canada?
    That's usually only the case if they graduated and worked before the degree became mandatory in the province.
    Jul 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. who pays if my teeth or glasses get broken by a violent resident ?
    Unfortunately, many Canadian employers look upon staff being assaulted as an occupational hazard.
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. nclex exam after 5 yas
    You have to apply to a provincial college. Rural health unit's employ nurses to work as nurses. If you were working as a "sanitary inspector" you weren't working as a nurse but as what we would...
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  8. who pays if my teeth or glasses get broken by a violent resident ?
    Broken teeth = workplace injury. Workers Comp
    Jul 13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. "To BSN or Not to BSN That is the question." Should BSN be minimal requirement?
    That's the way it is in Canada. 2009 was the year the last diploma RN graduated. The PN course is two years.
    Jul 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Might have made the wrong decision
    You are still young. Rethink everything. Look at the state of nursing in Canada. Limited employment aspects, government funding cuts. See what you can do with the education you have, can it...
    Jul 9
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  11. Non nurses on AN
    Arg, for a minute I thought you were talking about RedRanger, a poster who is burnt into the memory of many long term posters.
    Jul 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Which school Miami Dade College or Broward college for my prereqs and nursing program.
    How are we supposed to help you? Never heard of any of the schools. No idea of where they are located. Do the four year degree if you have a plan.
    Jul 7
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  13. Canadian CRNE & NCLEX Exam passed but not get license
    Canada has always had a three writes/three fails and you are out policy. The very rare fourth writing of any registration exam has only been permitted in very, very rare circumstances. It's...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  14. LPN looking to go to Canada
    Where in the world are you? How do you plan on migrating here? TN visa is for RNs only. Which province or territory do you want to move to? No nursing shortage. Shortage of jobs for Cdn....
    Jul 7
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  15. The Wisdom of Lurking
    Or how about the new poster that gives life to long dead threads to ask "did you get in?" or some other frankly idiotic comment when the OP hasn't been back in five years. Or buzzes around asking...
    Jul 3
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. What is the pay rate for a LPN ?
    Our nursing assistants make more than that!
    Jul 3
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. ON new grad relocating to BC - advice?
    CPNRE is a NATIONAL registration exam.
    Jul 3
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. ON new grad relocating to BC - advice?
    RPN in the western provinces are Registered Psychiatric Nurses. Totally different market from LPNs.
    Jul 1
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Let me be clear......insert bolshy thread title here
    Orange Club's rock. Tunnock's Caramel Wafers, bliss. Fry's Chocolate Cream's Paradise!
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Let me be clear......insert bolshy thread title here
    it's a milk chocolate biscuit sandwich Chocolate filling, dipped in chocolate and wrapped in bright papers with Penguins doing things like skiing, surfing, etc. It's a hard biscuit, not gooey or...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Let me be clear......insert bolshy thread title here
    I was good, I didn't point out it's spelt BOLSHIE Almond Roca, a Christmas staple in my part of Canada (growing up). Now, the kettle's nearly boiled and I still don't have a Penguin, guess a...
    Jun 29
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Let me be clear......insert bolshy thread title here
    OK, Kettle's on, teabags on the counter. Now, does anyone have a Tunnock's Teacake or at the least a Penguin? When those are served, I'll sit back and watch this
    Jun 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. treatment/medication for hypovolemic shock
    It's a homework question. I remember it well. Consider the complete case history. Read the question. What do you know of the patient's health history? What has the doctor ordered? A PN can...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. how to register in a different province
    CLPNA does nothing quickly. Our yearly renewal date is December. Do you have a lead on a job? AHS is still under a hiring freeze, every vacancy, is triple checked to see if it needs to be...
    Jun 27
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. CPNRE may 20
    The pass rate has never been posted on an individual's report paper. Now don't forget to take those papers into work to see if there is any retro pay available.
    Jun 26
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams


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