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  1. Whats the normal intake and output for a 5 wk old?
    Sorry guys, my last one was a 35 weeker who weight 10lb 8oz. Big babies run in the family. My SIL had a 34 weeker who was 7lb 3oz.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Pediatric Nursing
  2. Licensed Nurse or Vet Nurse (tech)
    Are they caring for animals, medicating, them and nursing them back to health? Then in the doctor's eyes they are his nurses.
    Nov 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Philippine licensed RN, Canadian licensed RPN seeking US RN job
    Those certificates are part of the basic education and they are job postings that haven't been updated to reflect the changes in the diploma PN education. If you hold a valid practice permit, you...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  4. Philippine licensed RN, Canadian licensed RPN seeking US RN job
    Don't know if you qualify for a NAFTA visa. You'll have to check with the government
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  5. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    "Sister" is still used in the UK and much of the Commonwealth. I've been called "Sister" by doctors and patients.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Philippine licensed RN, Canadian licensed RPN seeking US RN job
    If you are planning on living and working in Canada, why are you taking the US-NCLEX? Canada has it's own version
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  7. Student wants to know what stethoscope is best
    Don't buy one until you need one. My college had a basic one for sale in the bookstore which several classmates loved and it was dirt cheap. Littman had a rep who came in during the year and sold...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  8. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    Do American patients actually know their nurses surname/family name, whatever is politically correct? It's a huge security issue in my region. It doesn't even appear on ID cards anymore. Just...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  9. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    Semantics, I'm old. H e l l, I have a Hindu co-worker, who has said "My Christian name is xxxx". Which has led to several educational conversations.
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  10. Good nursing or learned dependence?
    Most of the units on my hospital move you out as fast as possible. We have enough of an issue with bed blockers waiting for a nursing home bed to prolong stays. Being a regional centre, we will...
    Nov 21
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. What is the proper way to address an RN?
    Up here, we introduce ourselves by our Christian names. We are not permitted to use our surnames on the floor for security reasons. Some remember our names, most just call us "Nurse". My...
    Nov 21
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. Licensed Nurse or Vet Nurse (tech)
    Veterinary Nursing Education and Veterinary Nurse Courses (Apprenticeship, Work Based Learning, Degree, Diploma, CPD & Short Courses) | CAW and there is even a post diploma course: ...
    Nov 20
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Failed crne 3 x
    xokw: what you are stating used to be true. Unfortunately, the rules started to bend in 2008/09 when there was a huge influx of IENs. Many were found to be insufficiently prepared for CRNE. Their...
    Nov 20
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  14. alberta lpn
    Have you looked at any of the suggested sites?
    Nov 19
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Is it hard to succeed in ILC science and math courses?
    xokw: school hasn't changed in decades. Back when I was in HS (the 1970s), it was the same. Kids heading off to uni got all the advice and encouragement. The rest of us just had to figure it out...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. crne3xfail/safepractice expired
    I'm pretty sure that if CNO was giving a free pass, fourth attempt due to a disturbance you would have gotten a letter in the mail. Look into what you can do with a degree. Pharmaceutical sales?
    Nov 18
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  17. Mental health nursing in Canada
    Reg. Psych Nurses in the western provinces are also educated in the med/surg/peds/maternity area. Not in depth but enough to be able to do a clinical placement on those units.
    Nov 18
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Applying for nursing CANADA
    Not happening in AB. From what I've heard, lately your looking at mid 80s to be considered.
    Nov 16
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  19. Becoming a RPN in Ontario
    In what way do you think being an RPN "is easier". PNs are general duty nurses, educated in the same branches as RNs (psych, maternity, peds and general adult)
    Nov 16
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  20. working in Ottawa with QC licence
    You need an Ontario practice permit. Contact CNO for the application details. Also try posting in the Canadian threads. Lots of Ontario posters there.
    Nov 12
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. Nursing Survey:  Violence in the Workplace
    Location. Refuses to accept Canada. None of our provinces are listed but you have to enter a state even when you answer in "other"
    Nov 10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Crowd funding:  Yay or Nay?
    I think there is something to this. Remember back as recently as the 1980s? Nursing didn't cost an arm and a leg. Hospitals did the training, nurses dorms were the norm. Heck, I remember back...
    Nov 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Nurses going above and beyond for a dying patient.
    I Posted this in the UK thread/forum It truly is wonderful the bond.
    Nov 8
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. Practical Nursing January 2015 Applicants
    You need to ensure that your CPR course is recognized by the facilities that you will be working in. Here in AB, St. John's isn't accepted. It has to be Heart & Stroke BCLS. Only good for a...
    Nov 7
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  25. Well Done!
    We hear so many negative stories about the NHS. I just want to say this was lovely http://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-manchester-29951094
    Nov 7
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom


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