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  1. (Not so) Daily Affirmations
    I am a 3rd yr nursing student and am considering NICU for my consolidation. It sounds like, from everyone's experiences, NICU can breed a toxic work environment, can someone shed some more light on...
    Apr 22
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  2. Timing aspart insulin after blood sugar check
    Just the fact that there are TWO nurses to check blood glu & then administer insulin...is a huge red flag for me. That compromises patient safety right there and increases risk of med errors. Re test...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  3. Never, never pick a nursing diagnosis
    I am a 3rd year nursing student and have never written a nursing diagnosis for any patient. The same goes for the rest of our nursing cohort and I believe for all nursing students across Canada. We...
    Apr 20
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  4. Becoming Fearful
    I think that a 12 week orientation is too short...WAY too short. Hopefully something can be done about this, or you may have to depend heavily on the other floor nurses for assistance when needed! ...
    Apr 17
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  5. where can I buy 100% cotton scrubs in GTA/Canada?
    Dixie Uniforms, store is located in downtown Toronto, near Gerrard St. W. & Bay St., close to SickKids. Also a location on Queen St.
    Dec 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Dear Nurses...
    PrepU Wolters Kluwer Health Single SignOn Result PrepU is a 10,000 NCLEX-based question bank (yes.. 10 000 questions to choose from!). It's pricey but I believe it's worth every penny (you buy it...
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  7. How old were you when you started nursing school?
    24 woot woot! After one BSc. Nursing is the career of my dreams, nothing else I'd rather do.
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. 5th time nclex taker
    I'm going to be blunt and speak openly here. Taking the NCLEX and failing it 4 times already is a reliable sign of a deeper seated issue. How have you done in nursing school, did you get good/decent...
    Nov 25, '13
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  9. having trouble and stress with dosage calculations
    DosageHelp.com - Helping Nursing Students Learn Dosage Calculations - Practice Questions this little ditty should help
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. How to ask for Letters of Recommendation-Feel embarrassed!
    Hi everyone, I'm in 2nd year of a collab. nursing program (RN track) and wondering if I can ask my clinical instructor for a reference letter without really being too clear about future goals at this...
    Aug 11, '13
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. Filter needles for glass vials?
    Yes to filter needles & ampoules The Canadian Potter & Perry also mentions that you can use a filter needle when drawing up meds from vials, to avoid pieces of rubber getting into solution....
    Mar 16, '13
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. Quick Reference Guide Suggestions
    Can you please tell me if the RNotes has lab values in SI? I live in Canada, and need SI units. Thank you! I am seriously considering buying this guide
    Feb 23, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Official 2012 Fall RN admission frustration page
    I'm 24 and enrolled in a 4-yr collab program! Novo, you mentioned great points. Also, I read what a seasoned nurse here on the AllNurses forum had to say about teaching the 2-yr degree graduates on a...
    Jan 6, '12
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  14. Official 2012 Fall RN admission frustration page
    The Fast-track/accelerated Nursing programs are so competitive! Not only do your marks need to be stellar, but you also might require at least two reference letters that paint you in a rosy glow, a...
    Jan 6, '12
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  15. RN lost her first patient today
    I think that, for anyone who has experienced a profound loss in their lives, such as the death of a loved one (or even a break-up), it really helps to be surrounded by people who are able and willing...
    Dec 14, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Sunnybrook hospital: emerge! help!
    LOL! Yes I know, I am starting such a program myself in Jan. I meant to ask: what school is this?
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Should i be a nurse?
    I love my hobby-horse, best kind of horse to be on, really. Thanks y'all.
    Nov 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Sunnybrook hospital: emerge! help!
    No advice here either, but that's awesome! What program is this?
    Nov 2, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Current Ontario Grade 12 Student applying to nursing schools in Toronto!!!!
    Your average is very good, call the Admissions office at each university and ask.
    Nov 1, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Should i be a nurse?
    uhh what? Look at you on your high horse, throwing out judgments and assumptions to the wind!
    Oct 30, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. What is your biggest nursing pet peeve??
    God bless you and your children! Thank you so much for sharing. I remember sitting in my Embryology/anatomy class in undergrad while our prof showed us photos of newborns w/ anencephaly and provided...
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Whats your best nursing ghost story?
    thanks Babs, you da bomb. Share more pls :)))
    Oct 28, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. What are some good things to keep on hand in your work locker?
    nail scissors and nail file
    Oct 19, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. 2nd Entry/Fast-Track RN Program Experience
    Thank you for your reply! In January I start a 4-yr collab BScN program, but I decided to go ahead and apply to the accelerated Nursing programs with 2012 entry. Nothing to lose!
    Oct 18, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. RN school wait lists in BC
    Hi everyone, I applied to BCIT a while ago and was denied acceptance because I live in Ontario, I am wondering if everyone who was able to apply is a BC resident? Thanks :)
    Oct 15, '11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs


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