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  1. Job Prospects in Toronto for New Grad RN
    New grads are desperate for jobs but I honestly would not recommend kijiji for jobs.
    Apr 24
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. Leave new RN job before orientation starts
    damn where are you from... sounds like you got a good offer soon as you finished
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. help!! nurse under the influence at work
    in my workplace if you report anything including verbal or irs... they are far from anonymous... management mentions who reported you while they do the meeting.
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. help!! nurse under the influence at work
    we had a staff coming in at work bumping into things and was previously fired for similar behaviour but because of her connections with management she got her job back and gave the nursing staff...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Psych/Addictions: Withdrawal vs EPS
    great feedbacks... thank you guys.
    Mar 7
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Psych/Addictions: Withdrawal vs EPS
    COW Score = 9 (mild)
    Mar 7
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Psych/Addictions: Withdrawal vs EPS
    She has been on Percs for a good few years. I honestly am unsure if it was withdrawals but some senior nurses said it might be due to her history and presentation. She was afebrile and she has been...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. PT fell... Now I'm paralyzed with fear
    CrazyGoonRN thank you for the clarification.
    Mar 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  9. PT fell... Now I'm paralyzed with fear
    No worries things like that happen. Next time just lower bed, make sure side rails are down unless it is stated or ordered (it is a form of restraint after all and can increase the risk for fall...
    Mar 7
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Psych/Addictions: Withdrawal vs EPS
    So it happens that I work nights and they put me in Charge even though I still lack the experience and traning of being a Charge Nurse. One of the staff working with me was also a new RN and her pt...
    Mar 7
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. Toronto: Courses, Psychiatric Nursing to Medical Surgical
    So here's the situation, I am currently employed full time as a Psychiatric Nurse and have had six months experience so far. I love Psych Nursing--it's quite rewarding, but am currently feeling like...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  12. Ontario New Grad Initiative, but graduate years ago
    Just an update. I found out from fellow co-workers that if the company is really willing to hire you and they are participants in the NGI program, they can send a request for finance and consider you...
    Feb 6
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Psych RN vs RPNs
    So I've been working as an RN at my Psych floor for two months now full time and to this day I still don't know the difference between Rn's and Rpns roles aside from the fact that Rn's can be Charge...
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. New psych nurse frustrated
    That's beyond dangerous Omg! I say ask questions that's ridiculous I honestly am sick of facilities that takes shortcuts regardless of patient safety since it all falls on the nurses to assess that.
    Oct 18, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. PMHNP student - should I buy the DSM-5 PDR or Manual?
    Am thinking of buying it too but I'm not sure if I need or have the time for the extra large full size books. Either way I might buy the pocket version and the book itself....question is where do...
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. First RN Job and are asking me to do Charge Nurse Duty...
    That's harsh... I'd at least hope that they'd train those to be charge a little longer I have a feeling that they might train me for a day or not at all and am to just ask as I go along. Either way i...
    Oct 17, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. First RN Job and are asking me to do Charge Nurse Duty...
    So it is officially my second week at work. This has been my very first nursing job since I graduated on 2011 and they are already asking to train me for Charge Nurse Duties (keep in mind...this is...
    Oct 8, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  18. Ontario New Grad Initiative, but graduate years ago
    I was in Toronto but had to move to just find a job and maybe gain enough experience to move back again in a few months or years or who knows I might like it here where I'm working now haha. Its...
    Oct 7, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Haldol with Ativan and Cogentin
    Thank you for the reply it was definitely informative. Another question would be if it is an emergency situation which a code white usually is... Can you give the needle in the same area just a few...
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Haldol with Ativan and Cogentin
    I understand there was a previous topic about this but it was already closed and I thought I just want to bring this topic to light in case if there are any new information and tips from our...
    Oct 3, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. Ontario New Grad Initiative, but graduate years ago
    Just to add... It took me a long time (half an hour or longer) to apply for a job mainly because I edit it for that job. And I say do the same. Yes, applying to many jobs count a lot... but make...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  22. Ontario New Grad Initiative, but graduate years ago
    Hello Marie, I was referring to your hiring manager to send a request to HFO and they approved a colleague of mine for it. You and try telling your hiring manager that but all I can say is go to as...
    Oct 2, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  23. Ontario New Grad Initiative, but graduate years ago
    Hey Marie I am currently working and just finished my orientation without the hfo help. I just found out about the possibility of request after I got the job. Interviews were nerve wrecking but I...
    Sep 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. Ontario New Grad Initiative, but graduate years ago
    Your hiring manager can still send a request to HFO for the funding even if it is beyond the expiration date of the grant. A colleague of mine did that. But I am not sure if there has been changes...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. continuing care hospital vs long term care facility
    Just want to update: I got the job for the CCC unit and had to turn it down due to location issues. But another hospital from the same system pulled my file up (after I applied to the same unit...
    Sep 23, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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