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  1. ADVICE!!! (Hurst)
    Hurst has been nothing short of fantastic for me - don't worry, there should be nothing to regret with taking Hurst! Good luck
    Jul 3
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  2. Passed on first try with 75 Qs!
    Hi all, I'm happy to say I passed NCLEX in 75qs, first try! I graduated from a Canadian nursing school and wrote in Ontario, just got my results today. I wanted to share the resources that I used. I...
    Jul 3
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  3. Calling all Recent Grads
    Hi OP, On NCLEX, did you encounter SI units (like mmol/l) or conventional units (like mg/dl) for lab values and blood glucose measurements? I heard McMaster students did not see any SI units for lab...
    May 30
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. Humber, Queens, Ottawa, Ryerson or Brock
    Silly me, thinking all accredited Ontario nursing schools have the same goal of preparing an RN!;) Humber has a good nursing program, you get exposure to a lot of simulation labs (simulating a...
    Apr 27
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  5. Male student enters OB room. What do you think?
    Wow, I am really appalled at the fact that, dear OP, you've been dismissed from the program for how you behaved. Ok, so you made an error in judgment, and you actually learned from it, which is the...
    Apr 26
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  6. Crazy clinicals instructor doesn't like us using the restroom?
    I can't believe the craziness some of these clinical instructors get up to! Sounds to me like this loon instituted a non-negotiable denial of basic human rights... and the floor nurses went along...
    Apr 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  7. Asking for prayers:  multiple nursing students died in car accident
    :( This is awful news, my condolences! I hope the families and people affected have a strong support network and can find peace.
    Apr 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  8. 4 Point Restraints in the ER. Is that Abuse?
    Mechanical restraints CAN be abused/used improperly and pt can be restrained for unnecessarily prolonged period of time, doesn't necessarily mean they ARE being abused. Not much else I can say...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. Question
    Looks like I missed the OP's name & title of RN! I am yet another GrnTea fan, this particular nurse is invaluable to this forum. Cussing out a highly-respected member of this online community...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. Question
    Serum electrolyte levels would be very imp. Electrolyte and fluid imbalance will occur after such a prolonged period of N,V,D. Imbalance leads to CNS and cardiac issues.
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  11. Help please:)
    Are you in the RN program? I highly suggest downloading the Kaplan NCLEX-RN Mini Qbank app. It contains 180 questions and it's free! Excellent, concise rationales and it helped me prepare for exit...
    Apr 5
    Forum: HESI Entrance Exam / Exit Exam Help
  12. Canadian NCLEX
    Hi all, My class cohort and I are sitting for the NCLEX in June after graduating from our Canadian (Ontario) BScN program. I'd like to hear from Canadian students who have already taken the NCLEX...
    Mar 15
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  13. (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, '14
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  14. Timing aspart insulin after blood sugar check
    Just the fact that there are TWO nurses to check blood glu & then administer a huge red flag for me. That compromises patient safety right there and increases risk of med errors. Re test...
    Apr 21, '14
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  15. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  16. 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, '14
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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
  21. having trouble and stress with dosage calculations - Helping Nursing Students Learn Dosage Calculations - Practice Questions this little ditty should help
    Oct 31, '13
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  22. 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
  23. 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
  24. 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
  25. 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