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  1. Travel to Abu Dhabi or Dubai?? Any advice?
    Post in the International area of this site. Tons of experience there. Personally, wouldn't touch the middle east at all. I've had family members work there. They did it for the money and left.
    Apr 18
    Forum: International Nursing
  2. Australian nurse considering marrying US citizen
    Because we care for the entire person. Psych patients can be children or teenagers or elders. They can have gynie issues as well. It's basic knowledge.
    Apr 17
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. possible career change advice? leave nursing for rad tech/x-ray school?
    Holy dead thread resurrection! The OP hasn't been back since this thread ended.
    Apr 16
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  4. Why can't we have 12 hour shifts and 8 hours shifts?
    There are still 8 hour acute care units out there. You have to look carefully. My hospital has rotations that include both 12s and 8s. I'll never go back to 12s.
    Apr 16
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Interview skill questions
    Sounds as if Canada and the US interview differently. No interview I've ever been on has had the unit clerk and a care aide attend. Know what to do with diabetics, prioritize care needs, etc. ...
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  6. 65 year old woman pregnant with quadruplets
    This woman probably had most of her family in the 70s and 80s. She had tons of state support. The old FRG paid very generous amounts to families. Kinder Geld was paid for each child. There was...
    Apr 14
    Forum: Nursing News
  7. married forigen nurse. have few questions
    Grammar correction "an asinine post". Every one is entitled to an opinion. I think it's pathetic you'd expect your wife to start working right away. I don't care what route she took to get...
    Apr 14
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. I resigned my first poopy nursing job but I have a question?
    Nah, I don't see you as an ape. More like a sad, lonely, Asian male, sitting in front of his computer who thought his fellow nurses would all be young, kind and dress as animae characters, sort of...
    Apr 11
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Want to be a nurse, just no butt wiping or other yucky stuff please
    To the above poster: was the narc count correct when you left?
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. FLAME ON!
    That's the problem with homecare gigs. "Would you mind doing the dishes before you go? was what a friend was asked after she did a wound vac change.
    Apr 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Incorrect medication prep
    Ativan is sublinqual, it dissolves in the mouth under the tongue. How is that a swallowing risk? Yes, I'll admit my ignorance here
    Apr 10
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  12. Pennsylvania does not accept license from RN program
    LPN does equate to a consolation prize for failed RNs.
    Apr 10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. Super short survey to help me with my graduate research!
    I moonlight as a nurse and am really a trucker called Fred. Hope you find my answers!
    Apr 9
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Should I first be a PSW then bridge to RPN?
    Alberta's entrance requirements are just as high. I honestly feel that in the last decade the bar has been raised too high. The brightest are not necessarily the best nurses. There should be...
    Apr 9
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Want to be a nurse, just no butt wiping or other yucky stuff please
    sniff, back in the day, I got warning points for saying I liked my young, tender nurses with some mint sauce.
    Apr 8
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Need advice on passing second year.
    Usually the average is based over all prerequisite courses. But that is the lowest acceptable mark and does not guarantee admission. Local colleges and universities still print a 65% average in...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Psychiatric nursing diploma
    You could be in for a huge shock. You appear to be choosing this route because it is short, and in your words easy. Have you any experience with mentally ill people? An idea of types of mental...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Want to be a nurse, just no butt wiping or other yucky stuff please
    Uhm, I can think of one
    Apr 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Want to be a nurse, just no butt wiping or other yucky stuff please
    And the dude who was going to be the perfect nurse and wound up in a SNF. He hasn't been around for a while
    Apr 7
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Psychiatric nursing diploma
    Psych nursing is a very specialized niche. You need to have a great desire to work with population to take the education and training If you are looking at it as a short cut to RN level pay...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  21. Lpn-Rn bridging
    I'm thinking that the OP wants a U.S. course. The US system does LPN to ADN bridges which would be far quicker than the Canadian bridges which require completion of a BScN.
    Apr 7
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. Ask for advice (then explain why it's wrong)
    Now, now, they are typing on their phones and therefore are not responsible for spelling mistakes, using the wrong word, or grammar Come into the 21st century, you COB
    Apr 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. RPN Working in the US as RN, its true!
    Allowed is the word you are looking for. Aloud is a totally different word. She can have her opinion on Canadian education, if you look around this forum, you'll see that many Canadian posters...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. Psychiatric nursing diploma
    There has been talk for several years of the Psych programme becoming a degree not a diploma. It looks like it's not far away. Psychiatric Nursing - MacEwan University For wages check out the...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. RPN Working in the US as RN, its true!
    What started off as an informational thread has turned into an anti-Canadian rant by an unhappy US citizen who has been educated here (and our education is heavily subsidized by the taxpayer). A...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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