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  1. Canadian staffing ratios
    I recall once seeing a reference to staffing ratios, limits on hours, etc. for Canadian nurses. It had to do with the health care system, I seem to recall, and may have been nationwide. What...
    Dec 19, '04
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Hello Nightingales- my name is Angela
    Hey, Angela! Don't hide your light under a bushel. Tell us the name of your novel. We want to read it! Keep writing!
    Jun 13, '04
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  3. What shortage?
    I have that same response here in the States. I keep hearing about all these shortages, but jobs are hard to find for the returning nurse (such as myself). I was in other professions for a number...
    Feb 9, '04
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. sure is quiet in here
    There probably aren't too many of us Vermonters here on AllNurses, given the overall population of the State. Still, it's good to have our own special forum. I'm wondering about working at FAHC....
    Nov 10, '03
    Forum: Vermont Nursing
  5. Faking It
    >What happened to the good ol' days when all docs >thought everything was "in your head"? I have tried this approach to my own "complaints" (assuming that, as a nurse, I'm inventing stuff I...
    Mar 6, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. If you worked while in school, what did you do?
    I was a nurse's aide in my final year (3-year hospital program). Prior to that I worked in the school's library under the work-study program. I got to know the nursing school library's book...
    Mar 4, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Re-entry after 18! years?
    Hello, Kate's Mom-- I was surprised at the coincidence of seeing this thread as I just got off the telephone moments ago from speaking with a contact for a "Nursing Update" program. My situation...
    Feb 27, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Am I too old for this?
    Jeepers! I hope you two (previous posters) are not too old! I'm a mere 49 and returning to nursing... I, too, worry about whether or not I'll be intellectually up to the challenge. I guess I'll...
    Feb 18, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. May I have your opinions?
    S&P: You definitely need a new doc! I fired mine after she told me that my abdominal discomfort was from not enough roughage. (Hell, my middle name is roughage! I "go" up to three times a day.) ...
    Nov 7, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Tamoxiphin??
    It is perfectly legitimate to get RX drugs out of Canada. I did so myself for some of the time that I was on Tamoxifen. The drug that is sent (via the post, and be sure to leave time for it to...
    Nov 7, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Is This Burnout?
    Brita-- I did agency nursing (a longgg time ago) and I burned out! I stayed out of nursing for several years and then returned to a part-time consulting position. The money in the new job was...
    Oct 3, '02
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. Foreign recruitment of nurses-thoughts?
    I don't think it's fair to "steal" nurses from other nations. There is a *worldwide* shortage of active (working) nurses. It is fine for nurses to practice where they wish, but active recruitment...
    Oct 3, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. What TO Do?????????????
    This is a good subject! I am sure a LOT of folks out there have dealt with this in spades, and I look forward to seeing replies. It's been too many years since I worked nights for me to remember...
    Oct 2, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Student Nursing & Nursing Caps
    I graduated from a school with a frilly cap that was a bother to maintain, expensive to replace, and difficult to keep on one's head (particularly when working in the ortho units). I agree with...
    Sep 26, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. Elementary school teachers earned about $13,600 more
    Just what *are* the salaries these days? I've been out of nursing for years. Am thinking of returning and haven't a clue as to what's being paid for what these days. Ouch! Watch those flames,...
    Sep 15, '02
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  16. For the true chocolate lover.....
    Not only does chocolate contain cancer-fighting compounds, but it is also THE best source in the diet for Magnesium. And Mg is used normally by over 200 bodily processes. About 1/3 of the N....
    Sep 15, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. CE credits
    Hi, Boggle-- I appreciated your response to my question about CEUs on paper (as opposed to on-line). Last evening I tried printing out the text of a study course (Nursing Spectrum's ALS...
    Sep 6, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. CE credits
    Greetings, all. I'm new here (tonight!). I'm looking for CEUs *not* on line. I like the feel of a book, and the scratching of a pencil. (I am a computer programmer hoping to return to...
    Aug 29, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Free CEU's
    Helix is off-line at present (29 August), so I was unable to evaluate what they offer. Does anyone know if they offer home study via *books*? Or are there other sites out there that do? (I work...
    Aug 29, '02
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion

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