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  1. BSN in vancouver or toronto?
    Trust me, you won't get accepted with a gap of 2.33. Nursing is one of the most competitive programmes. Look at the college web sites for accommodation advice.
    6:54 am
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  2. Pay for parking?
    Yes, I pay, for every hour that they pay me,including sick and vacation days. I might be in hawaii but I'm pay ing for my stall in Canada.
    Sep 13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Edmonton Remand Centre
    Already have, there should be a red bar at the top of the screen when you sign on.
    Sep 10
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. US- RN planning to transfer to Canada
    As the nurse who posted it, yes it was necessary. This is your first post. If you had been a member back between 2007-10, you would have understood the context of the post. So, was your post...
    Sep 10
    Forum: International Nursing
  5. Stenberg College
    What you want to find out is: what is their graduation rate in proportion to how many start the course, how many grads pass the registration exam first try, how many grads are employed. My nursing...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  6. Stenberg College
    Stenburg in various forms has been around for years. It used to be vocational. It's hard to get into any publicly funded nursing programme. Places like Stenburg and Sprott-Shaw exist for people...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  7. Cultural assignment
    I'm nosy, answer a couple of questions for us. What did you decide on your pregnancy? How is your culture accepting your choice?
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  8. 0.8 vs. 1.0 EFT - difference in pay
    Look at it this way. 80% of the pay of a full time person. So there will be a slight reduction in taxes paid. It will also depend on the number of shifts worked in a pay period per shift...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing in Australia / New Zealand
  9. Masters in infectious diseases vs public health?
    This is a message board not a chat line. Give us time to wake up or finish our shifts. I've heard of this programme, never met anyone who has actually done it.
    Sep 9
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  10. Edmonton Remand Centre
    Cheers, Jan!
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. nurse in turkey
    Well, do YOU speak, read and write fluent Turkish? Patients are going to expect it.
    Sep 7
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. Edmonton Remand Centre
    High staff turnover, never had a full staff of nurses since they opened. A friend works there. Take everything they tell you at interviews with a huge grain of salt and get all promises in...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Canadian employment conditions
    Read the Canadian forum. Unless highly specialized (OR, ICU, NICU) it's going to be hard.
    Sep 5
    Forum: Advice on Immigration
  14. Is it necessary to be a LPN before applying to nursing school?
    And have you decided what you want yet? I've been confused over the years by you. When you first started posting you were just graduating from high school in 2010. In 2012, you had a degree, were...
    Sep 4
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  15. Help with Understanding Practical Nursing Pre-Req's
    The only verification can come from the schools admissions office.
    Sep 1
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  16. IM injections
    Because patients want what they know and will whine until they get it. Personally, I never use the glutes. My IM meds are usually Demerol, Dilaudid, and Morphine and they go in the deltoid. ...
    Sep 1
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Band 6 role in ophthalmology outpatients
    A huge part of any opthamology nurse's role is patient education.
    Sep 1
    Forum: Nursing in the United Kingdom
  18. I work in a sauna!!
    I had to snicker when I saw this thread title. In parts of Scotland, the word sauna is used to denote a "massage parlour" aka brothel. Carry on.
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Early Fashion...remember this?
    Yup, I leave a trail of lady particles behind me, each and every shift!
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Paper (Yes, I know I shouldn't sweat the small stuff...)
    About five years ago, one of our local stores was renovating and pretty much cleared out the school supplies. Somehow I bought two cases of loose leaf filler, figuring it would get used. I...
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Early Fashion...remember this?
    White panty hose is becoming harder to find. What I do find strange is the number of younger nurses who will wear dresses with no hose, just those little tennis socks. At least wear sheer hose!
    Aug 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Throwing out pillows!? Does anyone else do this!?
    Pillows get tossed only when the lovely vinyl cover is punctured. We have a lovely (insert eyeroll) guy in anaesthesia who would put his sharps in the pillow after using them (super safe or what). ...
    Aug 31
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. Should I quit my job, sell my house and sail to Hawaii?
    Been there, done that, had the hangover. Sandals is brutal. Breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, drinks, somebody that caters to your every whim. Then you get on a plane and have to go back to...
    Aug 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. nclex utilize in Canada
    This statement shows how little you know about this. Do some research before you post.
    Aug 30
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  25. White Coat Ceremony for Nurses
    How about somebody does a study on infection transmission rates of hijab wearing nurses? Far more fabric there than what was in the cap. Or how about a study of infection rates in Muslim nations or...
    Aug 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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