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  1. Demand for Enrolled Nurses in Canada???
    Hi everyone, Just curious what the demand is like for Enrolled nurses planning to migrate from Australia to Canada - eg. BC or Alberta? Thanks for any input !! David
    May 7, '10
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Hi, just a question on MESs of PIH patients
    No problems, and you're more than welcome ! :clown:
    Sep 29, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  3. Hi, just a question on MESs of PIH patients
    Is you research in the MIMs (the drug Bible used here in Australia), Lasix must NOT be given during pregnancy unless it is absolutely necessary. If treatment with Lasix is to be used during...
    Sep 29, '09
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  4. In Need Of Help For School
    Hi, Thanks for your question ! Would you mind expanding a bit more, and perhaps giving a few more details? I think maybe you haven't received any answers yet because your question needs to be...
    Sep 24, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Australian who won 'right to die' case has died
    I agree, I'm also against euthenasia, and I could not personally assist with euthenasing a patient. However, if a patient requests to have treatment withdrawn, then it is their personal choice, and...
    Sep 24, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Pain is not a "vital sign"
    I agree !! :yeah:
    Sep 18, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Japanese create teddy bear robot nurse
    From the "No-lift" aspect, I think its a good idea - its just another lifting machine that we use in our hospitals (maybe kids would love it--being picked up by a Teddy bear, haha!!!) :wink2: And...
    Aug 31, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. Hazards in the Field of Nursing
    Thanks so much for sharing your story!! Your story is NOT boring at all, in fact, its very powerful to the point that it brings to thought my own nursing career - eg. being strict in following...
    Aug 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Does God Make Mistakes?
    Its wonderful to see that there are people out there who are willing to acknowledge God in everything, esp. human life. Sadly, here in Australia, this acknowledgment is rarely seen. But yes, I...
    Jul 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Just Venting: PCA with an Attitude!
    hmmm, three things that stand out to me: Maybe its just her - her personality. Maybe she was under a lot of stress from work, and its flowing over to her communication skills with patients...
    Jul 8, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Use some class/compassion
    sure can !! ......if i "google" it !! :p just jokin', caz i actually knew how its spelt anyway - i'm a pianist, and have been playing for nearly 19 years now (and did a degree in music too). i...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Use some class/compassion
    On a serious tone, yes, I thoroughly agree -- comments should be supportive, encouraging, gentle, and in a caring manner. If something needs to be rebuked or pointed out, then do it in a kind...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. Use some class/compassion
    better smacked with a fish.....:trout:....., than being stabbed in the back.....:smiley_ab......, or knocked over the head.......:lol_hitti..........haha !!!! (I just couldn't resist it !!!)
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  14. Confessions of a 30-something RN grad
    hi epona, i read your post, and i sincerely wish you the very best with your nclex coming up in the next weeks. i'm from australia, but i understand that it's one of those things that is quite...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  15. Australian's vote nurses as most trusted professionals
    yes, i read this on the news too !! it's an honor, and i don't think its just australian nurses that are voted as "honest" and "ethical". i think this applies to nursing everywhere throughout the...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  16. Intracranial pressure vs. hypovolaemia -- which is first priority???
    Hi, I was discussing with my teacher about a pt. scenario. The patient was involved in a road accident. To keep it short, there were major head injuries, including internal head injuries, and...
    Jun 4, '09
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  17. What factors are important when nursing someone with depression
    thanks countyrat, for your help and encouragement. i am really enjoying nursing, and its great to have the support of other colleague like you and everyone else on this forum !! it's the true...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What factors are important when nursing someone with depression
    Very true !! When I think back about my placements I remember that I actually went through a "mini mental-analysis" with each of my patients whilst I care for them - of course not being obvious,...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. What to Say When Caught Sleeping
    "shhh.... don't interrupt me! I am trying to recall the day's events so I can write up my patient notes!!" (in deep thought with your eyes closed :thnkg:)
    May 11, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  20. Happy Mother's Day!
    Haha !! My mother is having a VERY Happy Mother's Day !! :yeah: I have 10 brothers and sisters, so you can imagine how many gifts and surprises she is getting today !! :clpty::thankya::clpty:
    May 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Real Nursing
    Thanks so much for your post, Angie O'Plasty, RN. You have really emphasized one important aspect of nursing - patient education. I know from my experiences on placement - including aged care,...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Oops, I Did It Again: Dottie
    Thanks VivaLasViejas, for your story !! Its so touching, and it reflects the true heart of all caring nurses. I remember on placements as a student that there was one dear old lady in her 90's...
    May 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Cheating in the Classroom
    Yes, I agree. Cheating is completely unacceptable. My attitude is: I would not want to be cared for by a nurse who cheated his/her way through their studies and training. If they have no...
    May 7, '09
    Forum: Nursing Educators / Faculty
  24. What factors are important when nursing someone with depression
    Thanks, I didn't know this - but you live and learn ! :lol_hitti
    May 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. What factors are important when nursing someone with depression
    [color=gray]oh, and a special thanks to you, daytonnite ! i did receive your private message, but unfortunately i can't reply back to private messages due to my basic subscription level. maybe one...
    May 6, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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