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  1. Nurse Scrubs for Hallowe'en
    Hi everyone! ;) This year I was thinking of being a nurse for Hallowe'en (a real nurse, scrubs and all, not the sexy skanky kind aha)! I need some help finding sorts of scrubs that I could wear...
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  2. What draws non-nurses to
    Well I am a non-nurse who browses the site. At first I thought of going down the route and so it was a great way to see what the real world was like for nurses. Now I just browse for fun stories and...
    Jul 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Ontario Second Degree Frustrations
    Is there a specific reason you are avoiding the compressed programs? The whole reason they were created were for people in your situation - completed a degree and desire a career change. I can...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. Wanting to transfer into a fast tracking program, Canadian student
    If you want an RN it will take you two more years no matter what... Western's program is the shortest at 19 months for compressed. Why not try and continue your current degree? I can't see how...
    Apr 18, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  5. UofT 2013
    Well if I knew how they calculated it.. I can't seem to find if they do last 5-full credits or 10-full. Regardless, my GPA for both sits around 3.65~3.7.
    Apr 13, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  6. UofT 2013
    I got accepted :)! Kind of surprised it came this early, my GPA is not as stellar as everyone else here (one course really messed it up). I've been volunteering for the past two years or so in...
    Apr 11, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  7. does having a Bsc in psychology help at all for psychiatric nursing?
    It won't make much of a difference because you don't have any clinical experience in psychology. It will only help for prerequisites and grades. If you want to do nursing, apply now. You can do a...
    Mar 22, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  8. How to calculate GPA with letter grades!
    Almost every major school does it this way in Ontario. 3.7 = A- = 80-84% 3.9 = A = 85-89% 4.0 = A+ = 90-100% You can always check out the scales on ORPAS or OMSAS or any of those sites. They...
    Mar 21, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  9. 2nd Entry Nursing Applications for Sept. 2013 - U of T, York, McMaster
    UfT says on their website and in the e-mail that offers will start in April and go until June. Maybe you looked at the wrong part of the site? They will come, just be patient. :D
    Mar 15, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  10. Ontario RNs and RPNs
    If I got my Masters, I would hope to continue to go the NP route, but I am still trying to figure out whether that is viable in Canada at this time. I can see a few positions being offered here and...
    Mar 14, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Ontario RNs and RPNs
    Do you mean they don't want to train someone with more qualifications because it may cost more? I have considered the option of very parttime or casual while doing a Masters, but I really wouldn't...
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Being an NNP
    Are there a lot of openings for Neonatal NPs out there? I have seen some online but was wondering if someone working in the field could give a more precise description. Is it a worthwhile career? Are...
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Advanced Practice Nursing
  13. Ontario RNs and RPNs
    How is the job market like for RNs outside of GTA? I'd like to work closer to my family in London/Waterloo/Niagara region or even Ottawa as all my friends will be moving there soon. Are there more...
    Mar 13, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. CRNE to NCLEX
    If these exams are going to be much similar and written by the same compant, does that mean we will not need to write the canadian and american versions to work in both countries and could instead...
    Mar 11, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. The University of Alberta?
    That would sound more accurate. I feel if I went this route I would just do the research myself anyways - I do terrible with notes. I need the little extra details to remember and put everything into...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  16. The University of Alberta?
    Now see this part of CBL is what would worry me: the PBL at McMaster works with every person in the group researching EVERYTHING and then discussing and sharing at seminar. So if you were weak in one...
    Mar 6, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  17. The University of Alberta?
    Is the UofA ADP really that bad? I'm originally from Ontario, and so I've also applied to Western and UfT's ADPs. I applied to Alberta as a back-up in case I didn't get into Ontario as I have family...
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  18. 2nd Entry Nursing Applications for Sept. 2013 - U of T, York, McMaster
    I don't think Western starts their process until April? I mean the deadline was just 4 days ago but I could be wrong.
    Mar 5, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  19. NPs in Canada
    Could anyone give me the dl on how good the profession is here in Canada? I know we have much less licensing rights than our American counterparts. I'd like to know if Canada has any NP specialties...
    Mar 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. UofA AD Program
    Hi guys! I was recently accepted to UofA's AD program in Edmonton with Early admission. I am very excited and happy that it came so early! But I was also wondering if anybody knew by what day we had...
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  21. Has anyone gained acceptance into the University they applied for in Fall 2013?
    I applied to UofA's After Degree program and got offered early admission. :) So I guess some schools are rolling out already!
    Feb 28, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  22. Second Entry Nursing in Ontario fall 2013
    I am in 4th year at Laurier, applied to Western, UFT, and UAlberta. I really wish I had known about these accelerated programs earlier, finding out in January then realizing half of the applications...
    Feb 26, '13
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs

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