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  1. Why are culturally stereotypical behaviors so tolerated?
    duh, that would show initiative!
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  2. The future of nursing. Everybody is impacted. Big discussion in SK.
    You were lucky. You got a cheap plumber. My last experience with one was five years ago and he charged $101/hr to show up. Plumbers are highly skilled tradesmen. Four years of apprenticeship...
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. Have my rights been violated?
    We don't know where the OP lives or what healthcare system they utilize. In my province, everyones medical records are on line. Frontline nursing staff, unit clerks, lab techs, doctors all have...
    Jan 26
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  4. Deadline for college application next week.
    You can work as a practical nurse thus reducing your student loan requirements whilst completing the degree
    Jan 26
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  5. Area of nursing with greatest amount of vomit
    How long until he asks about enemas?
    Jan 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. HIV infected Nurse for UK
    It's pretty much the same around the world. How much are you going to cost the new country in medical care. You might want to migrate but the new nation has to determine how much you will impact...
    Jan 25
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  7. Dilemma..How do I get from here to Bscn ?
    Mature students are usually over 21 and out of high school for at least two years.
    Jan 24
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  8. HELP!
    Will you be marrying the boyfriend? Will his work visa give you a greencard? I've known US LPNs who either married a Canadian or were Canadian and trained in the US who were working up here. ...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  9. challenges international nurses face in securing a job in USA or canada
    No Canadian health authority is recruiting overseas. Some are implementing hiring freezes. Local new grads are underemployed
    Jan 22
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  10. I wish RN schools would quit teaching the RN students LPN's can't do anything!
    Again, this is where you live and practise. It's not correct where I live.
    Jan 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. Meth heads are zombies
    You created an account to post this??? Ever heard of black humour?
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Upgrading GPA to bridge to RN
    Vent Number One -- Why do Americans post in the Canadian forum? Vent Number Two -- RPN has two meanings in Canada. Only Ontario uses it for Practical Nurses. From Manitoba west, it's a...
    Jan 21
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Putting MD in my resume
    That's how it's supposed to work here but she always manages to pull ins someone really unsuited for the job and somehow they score best on the interview or make a better impression. There have...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. Putting MD in my resume
    These were internal applicants. My manager is the master of time wasting and picking the worst possible applicant for a full time job.
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Putting MD in my resume
    Managers in AHS have access to all applicants resumes. My unit just had 107 for our last full time vacancy. We saw the good, the bad, and the just plain, never heard of grammar and spell check...
    Jan 19
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Putting MD in my resume
    Nowhere has the OP expressed a desire to work in the US. The wages of RNs in Alberta (where he graduated from a BScN programme) are higher for a new grad RN than for many experienced RNs in the US.
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Putting MD in my resume
    Could this be moved to the Canadian Forum where the OP might get answer from his fellow Canadians that aren't based on what Americans think he should do?
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Has anyone trasferred education from WGU Western Governors University into Canada?
    No clue. I do know that the job market is a tough one to crack on VI. Just be prepared to start as a casual and not get a lengthy orientation
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Putting MD in my resume
    I've worked with several RNs who were doctors either in eastern Europe or China. They've never had a problem being hired but then they don't act like nursing was their second choice as a career. ...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. Prestige in Employment
    The question I've always been asked is "did you pass the registration exam on your first writing?" The only time school has ever come up is when moving provinces. The school I attended is/was...
    Jan 18
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Use of stethoscope
    Have to ask, a few years ago I worked with a nurse from Ulster. She said she'd never given morphine to a patient as the doctors gave it. Now, if you hear a patient is chesty, wheezy, do you call...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  22. Future student looking for advice.
    I'm going to tell you what my nursing instructors told me on the first day. It's blunt and it's harsh. "Your families are not our concern. Make sure you have childcare and back up childcare. ...
    Jan 17
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. where to go montreal vs ottawa
    If you are entering Canada under the Quebec immigration scheme, the government of Quebec expects you to work there, not use them as a backdoor.
    Jan 16
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. Future nursing student or not? (Canada)
    I guess it depends on the programme. I don't remember using chemistry equations but we dealt how elemental chemicals work in the body. Think sodium, calcium and how they affect the workings of...
    Jan 15
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. Dealing with drug seekers without alienating them
    I was taught that pain is what the patient states it to be. The 1-10 score is a joke to me. People don't understand it. Worst pain ever? You get the full dose. I've learnt over the years to...
    Jan 13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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