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  1. Current RPN Wages - Toronto Area
    I did apply online abd didn't have any kind if placement at the hospital I leave it to fate
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  2. Current RPN Wages - Toronto Area
    Well of course this is an rn stating that however it's less common now. I definitely take care of unstable patients with "supervision" that's non existent A lot of RNs are just ****** off that a...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. Time saving/organizational ideas?
    Let's see here I'm new too but in about 5 months I've picked up a few things 1. Do things as you go for example if you just took vitals put them in or you just gave a prn med put it in right away...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Broken spirit....
    By the way I always try to remember that most doctors were the nerds who had no friends in school and now that they've reached "doctor status" after so many years they feel like they can get their...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Broken spirit....
    I'm so glad it worked out for you!!! I'm a new nurse too and doctors like this need a swift kick of the rear!! I always try to think what goes around comes around. As nurses I think this brings...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Is this the norm everywhere? Should I turn & run the other way?
    The borrowing from other patients meds is normal but definitely not the watching your preceptor steal abd swallow someone else's pills!!! That needs to be reported
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Using haldol
    Wow thanks everyone for the replies!! Went back to work yesterday and found the patient tied to the bed and getting regular haldol but, he's not assigned to me anymore so theres not much I can do! ...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Using haldol
    I just wanted to get some advice here I've been a nurse for about 5 months. I was on the floor a few days ago had a new admission from ER. I was doing night shift 7-7, the man was confused, a dnr...
    Jul 30, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. Giving/getting report
    In the hospital I work for each floor has an admission question sheet that the nurse from the floor asks the emerg nurse for example on cardiac floors the questions are more tailored to heart health...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Current RPN Wages - Toronto Area
    I work for 25.59$/hr I am a new grad first job and my hospital is one of those that you listed A new rn that got hired with me gets paid about 29-30$/hour. Even though I'm doing the same job as...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Is This What We Have To Look Forward to With Privatized Healthcare?
    I'm sorry but that's ridiculous. If that's what the staff is doing while YOU'RE there then imagine what they are doing when your not? Yes your mom might be with it but she sounds like someone who...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Things that gross you out..
    Strong smells like when u take someone to the bathroom or you KNOW they've had a bowel movement from standing beside them. Oh and when I empty catheter bags I try to stand far away because the...
    Jul 24, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  13. Need some advice on blood draws
    Maybe you are going in too fast? That was my biggest problem because I wanted to make it painless for the patient but it's counterproductive because I would go fast the vein would move or I would...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. First patient conflict
    So I'm on shift right now and just thought I'd share my experience with my first very displeased patient. He speaks little English and is very irritable. Everything was fine then I went in to...
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. heartbroken needed to vent
    I think everyone can relate to this story. As a new grad I just got off orientation. My last preceptor sometimes would correct me in front of pts which I found embarrssing and mortifying....
    Jul 22, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I am officially broken. Vent.
    OH GOD I completely understand what your going through!!! Im a new nurse and had my first shift alone just last week and it's get similar to what you describe!!!! 1. 3 pts pulled out their ivs and...
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Does it sound like I can get my job back?
    I agree you can still live in the adult world and have a Facebook account. It just has to be managed appropriately
    Jul 19, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  18. When will people learn NOT to say the "Q" word...
    I don't think this is true I'm a new nurse top. I once had a preceptor tell me wearing certain colors was bad luck so she only ever wore purple and pink I was like no thanks I love my green...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  19. Is this considered patient abandonment?
    I've had that happen to me when a pt was being transferred from one hospital to ours. Her bed wasn't even clean yet so they dumped her in the bed across. We found out when the pt who THAT bed was...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  20. What's your favorite/least favorite part of your job?
    Love: getting to know people and forging relationships with them. Also knowing they trust you -especially when u hand them a cup full of pills and they just chow down Hate: LOL this is going to...
    Jul 16, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Washing those scrubs?
    LOVE butter soft by them it's truly comfortable
    Jul 13, '12
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  22. Opinion, WWYD?
    Hahahahahahaha!
    Jul 10, '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  23. College too easy for it's own good?
    Have you ever heard of this rule in china I believe that mandates that each student must pass the course and that usually it is the teachers fudging the numbers so they do so? I was watching an...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  24. Floating? I need your comments!
    I'm a float nurse and I float to a bunch of medical units in the large hospital I work for This can mean I'm on neuro for 6 hours then go somewhere else or stay there or go to rehab or cardio etc...
    Jul 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  25. Float nurses??
    I everyone I'm a new grad and a float nurse for a very large hospital. I float to a bunch of medical floors from cardiology to rehab. For the past 5 months I've been working with another nurse...
    Jul 2, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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