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  1. Mohawk College RPN 2012
    Very helpful advice starfish ;) and great job answering vintagenurse's questions....I will add that I started in Sept. and am now preparing to enter 3rd semester and we DO attend school throughout...
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  2. Mohawk RPNs- what do you wish you had known before starting the program?
    Just a note...in the MoMac program the math component in lab practicum is 100% - so brushing up on basic math is an excellent suggestion ;)! You write 2 tests of which you must achieve 100%; you are...
    Nov 19, '11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  3. RPN Jan '12 - Mohawk
    @starfish...well your organization skills will prove very useful in Jan! I believe the timetable opens for registration in Nov. - not sure if that is just for current or new students; so you will get...
    Oct 4, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. RPN Jan '12 - Mohawk
    You do need to take your CPR cert. for Health Care Providers - offered through the college, heart and stroke foundation and red cross. You also need to take a mask fit course also offered through CE...
    Oct 2, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  5. RPN Jan '12 - Mohawk
    Awesome guys...I remember how excited, nervous and full of questions I was when I got my acceptance. And now, during my first clinical rotation, I am still excited,nervous and full of questions!...
    Sep 30, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  6. RPN Jan '12 - Mohawk
    Just letting you all know I feel your pain - I remember when I was waiting to hear...I think I stalked admissions :) Keep your chin up and don't give up...if you do get in you can feel very proud of...
    Sep 26, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  7. Ontario- HOAE results?  'Normalized' score?
    I am currently an RPN student in the Momac program (collab program with Mohawk and McMaster) When I asked faculty about the "normalized scores" noone was really able to give a good answer. This is...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  8. Ontario- HOAE results?  'Normalized' score?
    Sorry forgot my vocational adjustment...81 - normalized 122.16
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  9. Ontario- HOAE results?  'Normalized' score?
    Ok...I looked up my HOAE results.. Academic Apptitude 67 - Normalized 101.5 Natural Sciences 53 - Normalized 79.93 Reading Comprehension 30 - Normalized uncalc. Spelling 39 -...
    Sep 19, '11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  10. How difficult is it to get in for an RPN program
    I found the HOAE study guide by Susan White Hester very useful... www.hoae-test.com. However, if you've already written the test.... Now it's simply a matter of waiting
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. Anyone applied for January 2012 (RPN program)
    Hello Sevillje; I received your inbox message, however, I am unable to respond until I reach 15 posts...almost there! The competition is very fierce for the RPN program, as you know, right now...off...
    Sep 14, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. New RPN grad! .. struggles. Not getting any call backs (ontario)
    Sorry to jump in to this discussion here; as I have no experience and am just starting out with school. Crazyscrubs...I was hoping you could give me some insight into the program at Momac as I am...
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Mature Male attempting to get into rpn for Jan '12, HELP!
    I also applied to Fanshawe in London - but like you, Mohawk was my first choice. I applied in Feb. I was #1 or #2 on waitlist...I got my official letter and offer in May. The opportunities and...
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Mature Male attempting to get into rpn for Jan '12, HELP!
    I think George Brown requires applicants to write the HOAE (which stands for Health Occupations Appitude Exam) - but I may be mistaken. I seem to think too that George Brown does interviews as well??...
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Mature Male attempting to get into rpn for Jan '12, HELP!
    Firstly, I applaud you taking the first step of applying. I am starting the RPN program at Mohawk in Sept. I too am a "mature" student - I will be 36 when I start. My entrance marks that they looked...
    Jun 12, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Being a Nurse and Mother in Ontario?
    I am starting school in Sept. - this is something I have been desperately waiting to pursue for the last 7 years. I decided I wanted to enter nursing...became pregnant with twins and then put my...
    May 27, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  17. Acceptances to Ontario Programs for Sept 2011?
    :w00t:I GOT IN!!!! I received my offer today for my first choice: the MOMAC RPN program - collab program between Mohawk/MacMaster. I am soooo excited. The wait was horribly painful - I won't know...
    May 5, '11
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Which rpn college has a better program?
    Yes it is the Mohawk/McMaster program - I am soooo very excited. My back up plan is reapply for Jan intake :o. This is the program for me...my application has been a long time in the making. I wanted...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  19. Which rpn college has a better program?
    So nice to see that I'm not the only one over-the-top excited about my program. I am waiting, waiting, waiting (not patiently) to get acceptance to the MoMac RPN program for Sept.!! I am waitlisted...
    Apr 25, '11
    Forum: Canada Nursing Programs
  20. Wait listed Hopefuls... Celebrate or Commiserate Thread
    Congrats!!:balloons: I too am waiting (and waitlisted) - according to my admission officer I am 2 on the list! The wait is agonizing. I try to pretend each day that I'm not freaking out waiting...
    Apr 17, '11
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  21. Guidance for those starting a career as an Practical Nurse
    Thank you for asking this question...I am so eager to hear any advice. Fiona and CanadianGirl - both of your responses were insightful, full of great suggestions and your answers bring to mind the...
    Mar 22, '11
    Forum: International Nursing


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