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  1. questions
    Your answers are correct.
    Aug 7, '13
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  2. Two Years' RN Experience Resume
    The 6 month work experience is a red flag, suggest using a modified functional resume instead of chronological as it will place the 6 month work experience at the bottom instead of near the top of...
    Aug 5, '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  3. Just tired
    Ahh I didn't understand that from your first post... it was the management who blamed the personal care worker in the case I spoke of as well.
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  4. Just tired
    You can do something passive aggreissive like this or you can stop and consider when you have a problem with everyone you work with...the problem may not be them.
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  5. Just tired
    I would be careful about reporting suspected abuse, a hip fracture does not necessarily have to be from a fall. It can be from pathological reasons such as; osteoporosis, infection or cancer or it...
    Aug 1, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  6. Just tired
    Although broken hips are usually related to a fall, there are also documented cases of hips being broken when a patient was being turned in bed. In these cases the staff were not aware that a...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  7. Cursed at a patient-fired
    The OP enforced what she thought were the rules, but the DON clarified that they we not the rules and that they cannot deny patients food. For those who routinely follow the practice of denying...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Want to get into obstetrics.. needs advice!
    The course is available to all RPNs and is available through Mohawk as well as George Brown http://coned.georgebrown.ca/owa_prod/cewskcrss.P_Certificate?area_code=PA0048&cert_code=CE0304 ...
    Jul 29, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  9. Help... Try to decided on my first nusring job
    A fulltime position makes it easier to have work-life balance, a set schedule means you are not constantly receiving phone calls from work on your time off. With fulltime you can predict your pay and...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Cursed at a patient-fired
    sle9403 I have seen patients with conversion reaction disorder improve but before they could improve they had to establish trust in their health care providers first. I would not have stuck with the...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Want to get into obstetrics.. needs advice!
    I am not a proponent of certification without experience, I think it is better for a nurse take a speciality certification when they can apply the knowledge directly to their work in the specialty. ...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. Cursed at a patient-fired
    I saw the posters who explained it was common practice, all I can say is the reasons "that's the way I was taught" and "its common practice on the unit" don't go over very well with nursing...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  13. can anyone give me at least 3 evidence based nursing practice?please
    Suggest you look on the Registered Nurses Association Of Ontario's website RNAO.ca, they have published over 40 best practice guidelines along with toolkits for implementing best practice. If you...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: International Nursing
  14. Cursed at a patient-fired
    The patient missed the opportunity for breakfast due to an episode of incontinence in bed. Was it the patient with conversion reaction disorder choice to be incontinent? The rules were not in...
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  15. Cursed at a patient-fired
    Remediation would have been a better way to go, maybe the OP was given advice from management the three times she was reported, but was feeling so defensive that she did not absorb it.
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Cursed at a patient-fired
    If a treatment center has a policy that contradicts the nursing practice act, the nursing practice act supercedes the policy. The BON does not care about a kitchen policy, they expect nurses to know...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Cursed at a patient-fired
    sle9403, cursing and witholding food are considered abusive conduct and both behaviours are inconsistent with our professional obligations as nurses. To better recognize abuse and learn abuse...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Quebec nurse wants to relocation to Alberta
    Some small communities in Canada are short of experienced nurses and are accepting travel nurses for short term contracts.
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Cursed at a patient-fired
    It is not in your best interests to provide detailed descriptions about reasons for termination or provide unique identifiers such as location on a public forum.
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  20. New RN from US moving to Toronto-help!
    BScN has been entry to practice for RNs in Ontario since 2005, as a recent graduate of a 2 year program your education will not be considered equivalent to BScN. Be careful about which online RN-BSN...
    Jul 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. osce ( observational structured clinical examination)
    Even if they pass the CRNE they need proof of Canadian citizenship, permanent residency or refuge status before they can be licensed.
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  22. osce ( observational structured clinical examination)
    I am sorry to say, but I don't think the current Ontario economic market, is the right market for IENs living outside of Canada to pursue licensure in Ontario. I believe that those IENs will be...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  23. New nurse here....what is my issue?
    Sounds like overall you have a very good workplace, if your main conceern is that the job is not as emotionally rewarding as you want it to be, then there are lots of opportunities to make it more...
    Jul 25, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. teach back
    When it comes to educating patients, I find the teachback method very useful. Even with 25 years of nursing experience and thousands of hours of educating patients, the teachback method doesn't come...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Patient Education
  25. Out of work for too long?
    That's a big gap, once you obtain your licence, suggest you take a refresher course. It's currently an employer's market in most areas and your resume will be in competition against RNs with recent...
    Jul 24, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration


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