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  1. For those who've passed the CPNRE! Did you attend any workshop? Any tips?
    No I bought the guide. I had really good intentions of using it but I ended up moving 6 hours away. Between packing and Christmas and unpacking and getting the kids settled, that didn't happen. I...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  2. What is considered a failing grade in Practical Nursing school?
    Ours was 60% We had half our class graduate with distinction so just to keep that in mind if you're ever wanting to bridge. Our school has a 100% pass rate on the cprne for first write.
    May 22
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  3. WHERE have you worked as a LPN/LVN
    You and I work in the same province.
    May 11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. WHERE have you worked as a LPN/LVN
    It really depends on where you are. I am a LPN who works in a trauma/er/acc acute medicine hospital.
    May 4
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Pay rate for new LPN grads
    I'm union so there is no negotiation here either but we get paid really well so I can''t complain.
    Mar 29
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Pennsylvania CNA to Canada CNA
    It is very unlikely. When I was in school for CCA (the cna of my province) there was a PSW who was retaking the course because she moved to this province.
    Mar 25
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  7. Life after school
    My class was all hired in the health region that we did our practicums in but for me. I moved shortly after graduation so I didn't have the advantage of the region already seeing my work. I applied...
    Mar 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  8. Did You Write in January?
    I passed. I don't have study tips because I didn't. My program prepared me well for the exam.
    Feb 13
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  9. Did You Write in January?
    I wrote it. It wasn't as tough as I imagined it to be but I feel as though not everything in my program was represented. I admit I didn't study that much for it. Shortly after grad I was packing...
    Jan 28
    Forum: Canada CRNE / CPNRE Nursing Exams
  10. Continuing Care Assistant experience?
    I did but before it was sask polytec. It used to be called siast and it is really the only program available for the province but you can obtain it in different locations. I took most of my...
    Dec 18, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  11. Continuing Care Assistant experience?
    I was a cca in sk. I loved my job and the only reason I'm not a cca any longer is I have graduated from the practical nursing program and I'm waiting to move before I start nursing. I actually...
    Dec 17, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  12. GPN
    GPN
    I graduated on Friday. I'm glad to be done but I'm going to miss my classmates very much. Now I just need to keep refreshed for the CRPNE in January. Our instructor has a 100% pass rate for the...
    Nov 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  13. Health Care Aide Clinicals
    Aide work is really sink or swim. I said to my preceptor this month that I made it as a CCA at *** I'll make it anywhere. He laughed because we both worked at that same facility and he knew what it...
    Nov 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  14. Iv Initiation.
    FTR I know that PN programs in ON do not teach IV starts, my facility hired new grads from ON and had to get them the education.
    Oct 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  15. Iv Initiation.
    Fiona please don't read this as snarky but that isn't necessarily true. I have seen new grad coming out of the same program I am in being able to start IVs without extra training. We have asked them...
    Oct 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  16. Iv Initiation.
    In my world, starting and IV is inserting them? I didn't realize there could be confusion on that. We did IV maintenance in 3rd semester (hanging a bag, just for clarity). In 4th semester we learned...
    Oct 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  17. Iv Initiation.
    Isn't this in your classes? I'm just a little confused because I'm in a Practical nursing program and as a student I can start IVs without having to take a course because it was in our classes.
    Oct 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  18. Seeking Advice - CNA
    I very much doubt they would accept it. Throughout Canada all of our programs are pretty similar, PSW-HHA-CCA-SCA but each province does not recognize the other provincial training. I went to school...
    Oct 28, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  19. Lpn program and Clinicals
    I would think all programs are different. My first semester we only had a practicum. We did all of our classes and then we went into ltc and did personal care. Second semester we did clinicals and...
    Oct 11, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  20. Weirdest thing...
    I have the weirdest job sometimes. I answered a call buzzer and was asked if I went out to milk the cows and have we had any calves born tonight.
    Sep 29, '14
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Medical procedures
    I'm not doing your homework. I would just like to know if you're really from Canada, because these questions do not make sense for a Canadian nurse.
    Sep 29, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  22. How to prepare for LVN Program!
    This is what I did. I am in a 2 year diploma program. The first semester I didn't do anything but if I had known then what I know now, I would have done all the assignments I could have done...
    Sep 29, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  23. The future of nursing. Everybody is impacted. Big discussion in SK.
    All money being spent on healthcare does not stay here, that is false. I personally work with nurses who have immigrated here and send money back to their home countries. So yes, economies are doing...
    Sep 24, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  24. The future of nursing. Everybody is impacted. Big discussion in SK.
    It is the ministry of health that approached SALPN.
    Sep 23, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada
  25. The future of nursing. Everybody is impacted. Big discussion in SK.
    Lawyers get paid by individuals, privately. Are they accessible for everyone one? No. Have they priced themselves out of a job by only catering to those who can afford it? Yes. There are many people...
    Sep 21, '14
    Forum: Nursing in Canada


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