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  1. New Zealand, Australia, Germany or Canada
    If the OP looks at the Australian and Canadian boards here, it's pretty obvious that the demand for overseas nurses is pretty much over. Locally educated nurses aren't finding it easy to get work....
    8:08 am
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Careers as an RPN
    like Prpper said American and Canadian nurses are two different creatures. Are re you aware that several ADNs who have moved up here have only been issued PN practice permits, their education...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. FLAME ON!
    Better yet, how about the ones where they are migrating to Quebec under the Quebec immigration inniative and ask if they really, really have to live their and learn French
    Feb 25
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. FLAME ON!
    I remember a few gems concerning Canada. one poster wanted to move here because she was pregnant and didn't have health insurance and we would deliver her baby for free. then there are the...
    Feb 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Careers as an RPN
    As your previous posts discuss your schooling in Texas, could you let us know about your nursing experience in Canada? We we just like know how you reached your point of view? To the OP,...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. I wish RN schools would quit teaching the RN students LPN's can't do anything!
    Here in Alberta, fresh post ops and ICU discharges are admitted and assessed by us mere LPNs
    Feb 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. CNA Certification
    Plus most of us are unionized
    Feb 21
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  8. CNA Certification
    This is the Canadian forum. Wages are different here
    Feb 21
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. LPNs Overseas
    Church missions are different. Think about it, in many third world nations, locals are educated in basic healthcare and return to their settlements to provide what is needed. I know OR Tech/LPN...
    Feb 20
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. CNA Certification
    I know that LPNs who pass the same dialysis course as RNs are not allowed CNA certification as the RNs. Same goes for the ORA course here in AB
    Feb 20
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Black and Job Hunting
    Attitude. The Gooch was correct. over the years, the OP has had a big one around here. It's been her way or you got a verbal bashing. Perhaps, management at her facility has observed...
    Feb 15
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. CPNRE PREP MATERIAL
    Go to the local college that runs the PN programme and check the bookstore. If they don't have it in stock they can order it for you
    Feb 15
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  13. Nursing unit clerk
    A good unit clerk is worth their weight in gold. Just don't expect to be thanked for everything you do and loved. As a nurse, I just need to know that the clerk is on top of her stuff and I don't...
    Feb 13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. retaking nclex-ca after 8 yrs
    Could you please let us know your nursing qualifications and experience in your life as a nurse?
    Feb 12
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  15. Writing CPRNE in different province
    Depends on why you are moving. My registration fees were reimbursed by my spouse's employer as part of our moving expenses
    Feb 9
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  16. Casual RN: How much time can I take off?
    Are you a permanent casual with a line in the float pool or a casual? There is a difference. The only person who can answer your question is someone in your HR office.
    Feb 9
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. BC Nursing
    RPNs are recognized as far to the east as Manitoba,if I remember what our psych instructor said.
    Feb 8
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. blind from right eye
    How long ago was the surgery? Weight restrictions aren't meant to last forever.
    Feb 7
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  19. BC Nursing
    I've worked with RPNs in both geriatrics and women's health. I think it depends on the manager doing the hiring. I work in Alberta, BC a maybe different
    Feb 7
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  20. Bedside Reporting? YES OR NO?
    No. My unit takes forever in report. Certain nurses enjoy prolonging report You only know about your assigned patients. What about when you are the only one answering call bells? No knowledge...
    Feb 5
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. Ugh. Rejected from dream job
    Interviews are scored by points given for answers. The others scored higher than you. Wait until you lose a much wanted "dream" job to a nurse who has to be accommodated due to a health issue....
    Jan 28
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  22. Why are culturally stereotypical behaviors so tolerated?
    duh, that would show initiative!
    Jan 26
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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


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