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  1. Evening jobs with public/community health nursing?
    The only evening job that I've come across for a public health nurse has been working for a sexual health clinic for a couple hours in the evenings. Generally speaking, PHNs work typical 9-5 hours....
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  2. Best way to contact unsuccessful candidates after interview
    Thanks for all your feedback. I ended up writing emails to all the unsuccessful candidates - personalized emails to the ones I'd interviewed, and generic emails to the 50+ who didn't receive an...
    Apr 19, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  3. Best way to contact unsuccessful candidates after interview
    Thanks for the feedback, everyone. I work at a moderately small centre (40 staff members) with no HR department, so most of these HR-type issues are up to me. I feel a lot better about the decision...
    Jan 24, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  4. Best way to contact unsuccessful candidates after interview
    I am a new supervisor (2 months in) and I am already going through my first hiring process, so I'm learning as I go! I'm wondering if anyone has any advice on the best way to contact unsuccessful...
    Jan 23, '12
    Forum: Nurse Management
  5. Can new grads start out as public health nurses?
    hi futurdoc, i attended ubc school of nursing. for the last semester of school, ubc offers special “avenues” classes based on the students’ interests – ie. public health, pediatrics, maternity,...
    Aug 15, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  6. UNBC's First Call RN and Rural Nursing Certificate
    Has anyone on here taken the online First Call RN course or any of the other courses leading to UNBC's Rural Nursing Certificate (www.unbc.ca/nursing/rnfirstcall.html or...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. To Swab or Not to Swab......
    Yes, this. It is our health authority's policy to swab, and I think it makes sense because a) the tops of the vials aren't guaranteed to be sterile, and b) even if the tops were sterile, they could...
    Jul 20, '11
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Where are you from?
    I received my BSN from UBC Nursing, and currently live in Vancouver, BC. I'm hoping to move to a smaller town on Vancouver Island when the right nursing opportunity comes up!
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. I need helping finding a nursing job that will allow me to sit once every 2-3 hours
    Hi twalt, I'm not sure if you were asking me or someone else, but I am a registered nurse who did extra education in public health. I specialize in 0-5 year olds and their families, and sometimes it...
    Jul 10, '11
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  10. I need helping finding a nursing job that will allow me to sit once every 2-3 hours
    Have you thought about public health nursing? I am unable to stand for any period of time due to a chronic leg injury. For me, public health is a great career for me because sometimes I am sitting at...
    Jul 9, '11
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  11. Jobs for new graduate in BC (e.g. Victoria, Nelson)?
    The job market for new grads in BC is not very good right now, to be honest. Most new grads seem to get hired into positions on the unit that they did their final preceptorship in. But you never know...
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. How much free time do you have in UBC's Nursing?
    It really depends on how much time you want/need to devote to studying and how good you are at managing your time! It probably wouldn't be a problem to have one weekly volunteer job. It's important...
    Jul 7, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. Can new grads start out as public health nurses?
    Hi jasn, Congrats on heading into your final practicum! I had a fantastic experience with my preceptorship in public health. I was lucky, because my two preceptors were very willing to...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  14. Can new grads start out as public health nurses?
    It probably depends on the health authority's policies, but it is possible! I did my final preceptorship in a public health unit and then got hired on as a new grad. They originally told me that they...
    Mar 15, '11
    Forum: Public / Community Health Nursing
  15. What's the weirdest name you've heard a patient name her baby?
    Baby girl Payshintz, pronounced Patience...
    Nov 28, '10
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  16. CRNE June 2009
    Thanks Sandraann! I live and work in Vancouver (about an hour away from the American border). Whereabouts are you?
    Jul 19, '09
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  17. CRNE June 2009
    I passed! Thank God! I'm in BC, by the way. Thanks for all the support, everyone! :)
    Jul 18, '09
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  18. CRNE June 2009
    Congrats to those who passed! I'm in BC and still awaiting the results...
    Jul 13, '09
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  19. CRNE June 2009
    With every day that goes by, I get more and more nervous, and more and more convinced that I failed! AAAH! Good luck to all the June 2009 writers, and may the mailing system get the results to us...
    Jul 10, '09
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  20. BC Nursing Institutes...Is it wise to be picky?
    I just started in UBC Nursing this year after doing 3 years of Sciences at UBC. You're right - it is really tough to get in... even getting a high GPA doesn't guarantee anything. But as much as I...
    Sep 12, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. UBC SON (June 2007)
    I got in for September! hopefully you did too! :)
    Jun 25, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. UBC SON (June 2007)
    not yet! supposedly we're supposed to hear back by the end of June...?
    Jun 15, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. UBC SON (June 2007)
    June 6th at 1:30! I guess you just had yours, eh? How did it go?! :)
    Jun 5, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. UBC SON (June 2007)
    I got an interview for next week (accelerated program)! I would love to hear from anyone who has gone through the interview process but I really don't know anything about it... :)
    May 31, '07
    Forum: International Nursing


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