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  1. Any Canadian Labour and Delivery Nurses??
    You may have better luck getting into OB/Gyn as a new grad than right into Labour and Delivery. But i got right into OB/Gyn as a new grad without a problem. Good luck.
    Oct 29, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. HELP! Interview tomorrow ...
    Hi there, I am a relatively new grad (June, '06) who is currently working in OB/Gyn. I've been pretty unhappy w/ bedside nursing and have been looking for a change since i started. I noticed a...
    Sep 26, '06
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  3. Hi, What are some good Nursing schools in Canada that are not too competitive???
    I agree that you should look into the college/university collaborative programs in Ontario. I graduated from the Loyalist/Brock program and i think they still had seats available when i was...
    Sep 8, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. What do experienced nurses expect from new nurses?
    Hi there! I'm a new nurse as well ... I agree w/ everything above !! My preceptor and clinical educator stressed ASKING QUESTIONS! Never let something go if you're unsure. Never put...
    Sep 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. New Nurse feeling overwhelmed!
    I'm new as well ... I have three whole months 'under my belt'. I work in OB/Gyne. I like OB a lot, but Gyne kicks my butt on a regular basis. I'm in the 'perinatal float pool' ... I orient to...
    Sep 6, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. CRNE Oct. '06
    I did not do the CNA online test myself, but i heard that it was REALLY hard. A few people who took that test barely passed it, and they all passed the CRNE. To study for the CRNE i just did...
    Sep 6, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. what shifts do you work?
    I also work two days, two nights (12 hour shifts), and have five off. Our hospital also does two weeks of days, and two weeks of nights (working 2 on, 3 off, 3 on, 2 off ... )
    Sep 5, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. CRNE results?
    I just got my results too! I passed! :balloons: :balloons: :balloons:
    Aug 17, '06
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  9. New Grad - Perinatal Float
    Thanks again for everyones responses. I spoke to the nursing manager and it was all a huge misunderstanding ... I will eventually be floating, but right now i will start out on one unit, and...
    May 31, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  10. New Grad - Perinatal Float
    Thank you for your responses. The thing is ... I have already accepted this position. I start tomorrow (hospital orientation). The hospital knows i am a new grad. I was offered a surgical...
    May 28, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  11. Failed CRNE twice
    I've been using both Mosbys and the CRNE guide put out by the CNA. I found that my percentages using Mosbys were 60-70%, where i'm currently at ~80% using the CRNE guide. I'm REALLY hoping the CRNE...
    May 28, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. New Grad - Perinatal Float
    Hi there :) I'm a new grad RN ... I write the CRNE June 7 and graduate June 8. I've accepted a job as a perinatal float nurse. This will take me to ob/gyn, L&D, peds and the NICU. I have...
    May 28, '06
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  13. Crne
    I hear that the CRNE and NCLEX are quite different though ...? I don't know though. I don't plan on taking the NCLEX. I've been using Mosby's Review ... Getting 60-70% on most sections, if i'm...
    May 23, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Finally made it!!!
    Yaaay :) Congrats! I write the CRNE June 7 and graduate June 8 :)
    May 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. How to deal with a tough clinical instructor
    I had the same problem w/ an instructor last year. It might be good idea to ask for a meeting with your instructor and clarify what her expectations of you (as a student) are. Tell her that you...
    May 22, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Crne
    Hi there :) I'm new here ... Just finished my BScN and will sit to write the CRNE June 7 (hopefully in Kingston or Toronto) ... Just wondering if there's anyone else here who will be...
    May 22, '06
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. Marks to get in?
    Ooooh you do'nt even want to know ;) Brock-Loyalist wanted 70% in the four pre reqs ... Math, English, Bio (or Physics, i chose Bio) and Chem ... I had 60% in OAC (gr 13, when it was still...
    Jun 1, '04
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. Clinicals
    We didn't do LTC either. I know we have a geriatrics rotation next year, i think, but i don't know if it's LTC or a hospital. We did surgical 1st yr 2nd sem, 2nd yr is ob/peds/spec. care nursery...
    Oct 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. getting payed for clinicals???
    Heh ... I'm sure as hell not getting paid. And i've never heard of that before ... Certainly doesn't happen in my neck of the woods.
    Oct 15, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. I need a job !!
    I'm going to school at Loyalist College in Belleville Can i just call the hospital here and ask ... ? Who do i take my resume to, if they do ?
    Jun 12, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. I need a job !!
    Hey ... I have a problem. I just finsihed my first yr of univ for my RN degree. Now i'd like to find a job in a hospital as a nurses aide or something ... anything. I do'nt want to work in a...
    Jun 10, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. Where is everyones little secret hide out to go study?
    My room. I turn on the radio, shut off the computer, and write out my notes ... I haven't really been able to find any other place that i can concentrate. (However, it's amazing what you can...
    May 18, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. Writer's Cramp!!!
    "2) Hold your nose and write badly: It is easier to edit bad prose than it is to invent good prose. Just do it. Spill as much as you can as fast as you can. However, be prepared to delete large parts...
    May 16, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. ??? about first day of clinical
    I was a nervous wreck my first day of clinical ... but it was set out pretty easy for us. My very first patient was an eldery lady who had COPD and other breathing problems. Did vitals, helped...
    May 16, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Happy Mother's Day!
    I'm going to work at a local chicken restaurant ... And of COURSE, since it's mother's day, it's gonna be an absolute zoo. I did talk to my mommy tho, and wished her a happy mothers day :)
    May 11, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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