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  1. To all foreign nurses in the US, will you retire in US or go back to your homeland?
    Right now, I see myself spending the rest of my life here in the USA. It has been three years since we left the Philippines. My children have all adapted living here. Though they still speak Tagalog...
    Apr 1, '09
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Happy Birthday Suzanne
    Suzanne, Happy Birthday!!!!:balloons::balloons::balloons::bdck: Rep
    Sep 4, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Demand for Nurses Abroad
    I graduated nursing in 1991, back then it is one student to one patient, as students we did everything in terms of total care but be we were not allowed to do IVs, foleys or NGT. I worked for a year...
    Aug 13, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  4. military nurse prior service
    Green card holders can join the US service anytime. But to be a military nurse, US citizenship is required. I am not sure on the Natioanal Guard.
    Aug 13, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  5. Who's to blame for having oversupply of nurses here???...
    What do you mean by that? That we foreign nurses are second rate to US trained nurses. I am a foreign trained nurse that means I am Tonto and the US trained nurse is the Lone Ranger. Regardless...
    Aug 1, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  6. poor man's dignity
    Both parties are to blame, the man who is crazy enough to put a canister of his rectum. And the medical personnels who had a good laugh and video the procedure which is an invasion of privacy. ...
    Apr 22, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  7. Military nursing
    Go to Camp Aguinaldo and look for building Bulwagan Valdez, that is the building where the Army Nurse Corop is located. The office is in the 2nd floor according to my sister. But the location may...
    Mar 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  8. Attention: Philippines nurses - there is no nursing shortage in America
    :bowingpur same here, i usually don't take my 15 minutes break especially if i have a full load. i rather spend it by completing my charts and i really:angryfire hate it when we are busy and...
    Mar 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  9. Attention: Philippines nurses - there is no nursing shortage in America
    Take courage! There is a shortage of working nurses here in the USA and your time will come even with the backlog ahead of you. Don't mind what other people say who does not agree of the current...
    Mar 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  10. Inactive Nurses :A Nursing Re-entry Program, Anyone?
    It looks like that hospitals in our country are taking advantage of the nurses who are in active for many years and want to get back into hospitals. And for sure these hospitals will charge those...
    Mar 9, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. Military nursing
    I will asked her how she applied. Then I will let you know.
    Mar 4, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  12. Rumors and other things
    Because people believe in rumors and to them it is the truth. A lot of nurses were waylaid in their plans to go to the USA because they were not well informed or in some cases relied on rumors.
    Jan 29, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  13. 80,000 to 100,000 to take June 08 NLE
    Wow, back in 1991 we were only 20,000+. And some of us got stucked because the US has stopped hiring nurses.
    Jan 27, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. yaya's or helpers in the country using our uniforms
    last halloween, i passed by the landlord's office to drop my check and the secretary asked me if i were dressing as a doctor. nope, i am a real nurse, halloween or not....
    Jan 19, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  15. Filipino Nurses that have worked abroad and settled back in Philippines!
    Maybe if I can save a million dollars then I will go home and stay for good in the Philippines. I will tell you once you arrive here and work as a nurse, there is no turning back because life is good...
    Jan 11, '08
    Forum: International Nursing
  16. Military nursing
    Eight months? My sister was a Philippine Army nurse for several years. At most, basic training is only three months and the training was light because they are not combatants. Not sure of...
    Jan 11, '08
    Forum: Nursing in the Philippines
  17. What's your Christmas wish?
    i already met suzzane and a couple of posters here are in my friendster list.... merry christmas to everyone.....
    Dec 6, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  18. Filipina nurse, family face deportation
    Their visas expired three years ago, they have ample time then to apply for green cards or adjust their status. At that time there were available immigrant visas for nurses. I wonder why they never...
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: Nursing News
  19. Filipina nurse, family face deportation
    Their visas expired three years ago, they have ample time then to apply for green cards or adjust their status. At that time there were available immigrant visas for nurses. I wonder why they never...
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Filipina nurse, family face deportation
    Their visas expired three years ago, they have ample time then to apply for green cards or adjust their status. At that time there were available immigrant visas for nurses. I wonder why they never...
    Nov 20, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  21. From LTC to Hospital (MED SURG)
    I worked in a sub acute/LTC before and work currently in Med-Surg. Working in LTC is lighter than in med surg, you do a lot of work and patients tend to have more problems and so demanding. Also you...
    Oct 27, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Lpn Course
    You can take an LPN course there and it may be credited to the state where you will be working. BUT you can't just get your BSN via online when programs here have to start from LPN then to RN and...
    Oct 23, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Still wanna be a nurse at 40++
    If your heart is in it, go for it. In the orientation program I had been in here, a lot of new nurses are in the 40's and a couple in 50's.
    Oct 17, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  24. which phil hospital will give me a good training ground?
    Why not apply for the Nurses Corp instead. The pay is really good. The army needs nurses right now. My sister was in Phil Army nurse before she came here. She spent several years with the AFP.
    Oct 17, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  25. decreasing quality of filipino nurses
    Although this is a blanket statement, closing all those diploma nursing schools that mushroomed in the early 2000's would help the problem.
    Oct 15, '07
    Forum: International Nursing


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