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  1. An Unapologetic Reasoning On Why You Don't Want To Be A Nurse.
    Your last paragraph sums up the board nicely. The rah rah, you go girl types who scare me to death. Failed your qualification exams? Write it a 666 times until you pass, 'cause we knooow you are a...
    Jul 23
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  2. Thinking LPN
    Research your local job market. I live and work in Canada and what I earn makes most Americans gasp.
    Jul 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. New grad 2 phone interviews medsurg in rural alberta
    Diabetes is big. Interpersonal relationships between coworkers was huge at my last interview for an internal transfer Cold Lake serves a mixed population. There is a major airbase there. Know...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. study buddy
    The OP is listed as an RN with 5 years experience why does she need it?
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Failed my CRNE for the third time
    There are only three tries at either the CRNE or the CPNRE. It's the Americans who can test unknown numbers of times until they guess the right answers by luck
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Can Lpns work in the  Med surg unit  in hospitals?
    I've heard of LPNs in L&D in smaller, rural hospitals. Never met one though. Does not appeal to me at all!
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. Can Lpns work in the  Med surg unit  in hospitals?
    Oh, and one other thing, my hospital system divides Medicine and Surgery into two different areas. You work either medicine or surgery.
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  8. Can Lpns work in the  Med surg unit  in hospitals?
    I've worked post partum. It's not what you think it will be. The work load is huge. Double paperwork because Mum and babe are each considered a patient. You really have to enjoy teaching and be...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. Can Lpns work in the  Med surg unit  in hospitals?
    I'm able to IV push in Alberta. Did the course, did the certification. Will never use it on my unit. People I know who work general surgery never use it either because it's just not time effective...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. hello everyone? Require info on Canada
    What about Canada makes you "really want to practice nursing" here? Family members here, love out of the outdoors, like winter?
    Jul 23
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. working in canada
    Which Richmond? I can think of two easily
    Jul 23
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. Step pay effect on older nurses getting hired?
    "Keys to the desk, Please. Keys!" Even better when the keys go on break
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Can a Nurse Punch a Patient in Self-Defense?
    I've been assaulted. Never saw it coming nor did the two other people in the room with me when it happened. Believe it or not I was so taken aback, I just walked out of the room while everyone...
    Jul 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. January 14 CPNRE
    Review your course notes. That is all you need.
    Jul 22
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  15. What to do: ED physician brought dog to work
    I'll buy you bamboo shoots or a beer Panda. that's the best retort I've ever seen on this board.
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  16. Trying to understand difference between LPN and RN practice....
    I think Athena needs to stop playing with her spells. What happens in her world isn't definitive to nursing. LPNs in MY world function in ICU, NICU, ER, Dialysis and a cardiac facility with a...
    Jul 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Are you an LPN?
    Novo, I've worked shifts where there are 8 scheduled nurses. Usually 3LPNs, 5 RN (including Charge). But when there have been illnesses, no float pool staff, and staff on vacation, it's been 6LPNs...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. I Miss Nursing
    Do you miss nursing or do you miss your co-workers or the paycheque? We are seeing this where I work. Nurses who have reached the golden ticket of age + years of service = full pension. They...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  19. LPN making 70,000 a year
    I really dislike people who think using the word "smiles" makes everything good. <weg>
    Jul 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Canadian Perm. Resident LPN Wishes To Return Home
    Permanent Resident. Does that mean you are not a Canadian Citizen but what used to be called a landed immigrant? If not a citizen you may have problems with being outside of the country for a...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. Registered Nurse in Philippines credit equivalency in france.
    Boyfriends come and boyfriends go. Why are you planning your life around a man that may not be around in the future. It's a different story if you are married. Is the guy French?
    Jul 20
    Forum: World Nursing
  22. Are you an LPN?
    Novo, we know you are in year two of the degree programme. Perhaps this is a question you should be asking an instructor. Back in the 70s when a high school classmate went into a BScN programme...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. rpn/rn renewal of membership questions
    You had best call CNO. Here in AB, CLPNA requires us to declare how many hours we work per year. Failure to meet the required number of hours in a three year period results in no practice permit....
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. Suspended until further notice
    As reported, that would rate an incident report and a session with a CNE. Mind you it also depeneds on who you are and how much your direct manager loves you. I would get the incident report/CNE. ...
    Jul 19
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. US LPN looking at moving to Canada
    How long was your PN programme? Our programmes up here are in general 2+years and include psych and maternity. Which province are you looking at? You would need to have your education assessed...
    Jul 18
    Forum: International Nursing


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