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  1. Is there a lot of Chemistry in Practical Nursing?
    What provence are you in? Ontario I did a basic chem unit in a high school general science class, got a 0 on the final test. I managed fine in nursing shcool. In Ontario I don't believe chemistry...
    May 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. Can we Talk?
    .....
    May 15
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  3. Novice nurse no-nos
    Use critical judgment, aka common sense. I always hear people say 'well that's not the way its done here' or 'Nurse X did it this way, so I must to'. Just because there is a rule or even a policy in...
    May 15
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Is there a lot of Chemistry in Practical Nursing?
    Patho and pharm were hard, but not impossible. I feel like the grade reflected my work, not always the case in many courses and programs.
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  5. Is there a lot of Chemistry in Practical Nursing?
    I do not do any chem in either the PN or BScN program. If you want to study before look at anatomy, but I think you should just enjoy your freedom.
    May 15
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. Rural nursing for new grads
    Thanks for getting back to the group. How was your orientation?
    Mar 12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. Workplace harassment/bullying
    If you would like solid advice talk to your union rep. If you would to vent and get advice to take with a grain of salt, but maybe feel better, post it here. If you 'think' your being bullied you...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  8. Is there no hope??
    I know someone who works in the registrars office at a ON college, who mentioned that due to the volume of applicants you have a better change of getting into the BScN program then PN program. All of...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  9. progress notes
    Probably not, but it would depends on the situation. If you are new to this facility, look at how others write them. Also progress notes are meant to be read, no one is going to get through...
    Feb 27
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. CNA Certification
    Sorry, CNA as in Canadian Nursing Association. Certification that RNs get in specialty areas. Here is a link What Is Certification? | NurseONE.ca
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. CNA Certification
    I know the CNA has stated that any other type of nursing experience (RPN, LPV ect) will NOT count towards CNA certification. However I did hear of one person who challenged it and 'won'. I do not...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Insight to NP
    I do not know much about the NP role, which lead me to click on the thread, Sadly I see someone has taken out some frustrations on you. I will do my best to answer your question, and get this back...
    Feb 19
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Critical Care Course
    Is there a nursing shortage out east?
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. International PSW/nurse
    Many LTC and RH's hire nursing students to work as health care aides (PSW without the PSW course). Some places do a small pay gap between the two. I can be difficult to find any nursing job in SW...
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Should I become a RPN in Ontario?
    I did the RPN program at Conestoga college. I really enjoyed it. No problem finding a job, a actually took a few at first. Many opportunities in geriatrics, home care and mental health in SW Ontario....
    Apr 2, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    All right, I will retract the statement. I'm sure it was the way I was reading it. I have worked in a home where the DOC was an LPN. She did 'delegate' to RN's. Nothing done in the home was...
    Mar 13, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Can a LPN delegate to RN?
    You sound very bitter that the lowly LPN dare to have a position of power over you.
    Mar 13, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Fired for refusing??
    I work in Canada, and do not *think it is legal to make it mandatory? We only have a 40% staff vaccination rate, i think its about 30% in nurses. I know the NICU had less then 10% vaccinated. I don't...
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Disasters: Preparing and Responding
  19. Young nurses
    I think you just have to prove yourself. People will respect me as an authority when I do things worthy of respect like providing quality care and good information. I doesn't mean I don't get asked...
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. Ontario nurse moved to Montreal
    Good luck, maybe private duty....
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. RPN to RN upgrade but with a gpa of 2.7 (Just need some advice)
    OP - With that GPA and failed courses I honestly don't think you have a chance. However, if you get a job, experaince may be considered. As well many hospitals have agreements with some schools for...
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  22. anatomy
    ......study.......?
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  23. Patient Right to Know
    I have had a pt where they did not know they were dying as per POA. Similar demographics to your case. We respected the POAs wishes....it had already been decided when she was admitted so I'm not...
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  24. What is your best experience in nursing?
    I work in palliative. First time I got mentioned in a pts obit. Families don't always know how/think of saying thank you when their loved one is dying. It is just nice to know you are doing your...
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  25. Continuous Bladder irrigation
    Can;t say I have ever calculated a drip rate for a CBI....some managers should not be allowed out
    Feb 3, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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