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  1. Can I go on?
    Hello All, I have worked on a medical floor for seven years and have watched the workload and stress level of nurses increase at a rapid rate. We have been saddled with every physio, slp, ot and...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  2. Mass resignation
    Hello All, After reading the success that N.S. nurses using this strategy I am thinking this would be our last hope at my hospital to finally get management to take the nurse's issues seriously? ...
    Jun 16, '07
    Forum: International Nursing
  3. Study Question
    Annie, A few things come to mind: 1: have you read the course outline that you were given at the start of the semester? , this should really be retitled as "what is going to be test material" 2....
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  4. Concerns as a male nursing student
    You must get past the shy part of personality and get on with the job. Your wife must have given you some indication of what nurses do on a daily basis. You must be comfortable with female/male...
    Mar 16, '06
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  5. Older guys like me, how did you get started?
    I am 42 and I have been in a nursing related field for 20years. I spent the first 14 years as a nurse's aide/orderly and completed the RN program in 2003. I went into a f/t program which is not...
    Mar 12, '06
    Forum: Men in Nursing
  6. where are the nursing shortages?
    Ontario: long term care and acute care hospitals
    Mar 12, '06
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Are there still jobs for nurses in Canada?
    Hello alll, Having been out for a year now I would have to agree with Fergus that med/surg is always a good choice for a new grad since there seems to be casual and pt positions available. It is...
    Jul 12, '04
    Forum: International Nursing
  8. Telemetry?
    Hello I am a new grad RN on a telemetry unit and that is all I have worked since graduating in June of 2003 I have taken the CC1 course and learned alot from my collegues. It is really a good...
    May 17, '04
    Forum: Cardiac Nursing
  9. Dalton Days?????
    Dalton Mcguinty is proposing that public service workers ie nurses, doctors teacher etc. temper their wage demands to help pay down the debt the liberals inherited from the tories. Ofcourse some of...
    Feb 17, '04
    Forum: International Nursing
  10. Canadian RN exam info required
    Ransome, Fergus51 is giving you some excellent advice and I will add my experience of preparing for the RN exam. I did use the guide and I think I averaged around 75% on the tests but I also...
    Oct 30, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. HELP!!!I need study tips!!!
    I think one way you could cut down on your reading is to use the course outline they gave you at the start of the school year. Reading lists are filled with not only the required reading but extra...
    Oct 30, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. Help with care plan
    Hello All, While a I agree my response may have been detailed I felt that was what was needed in this situation. Tnkrbell will never be able to develop critical thinking skills if she doesn't...
    Oct 29, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Help with care plan
    TnkrBll, Let me just say I share your pain when it comes to care plans, I remeber as a student (not that long ago) that they gave me some troulbe as well. To give some advice that might help you...
    Oct 29, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Going Back To Wearing Whites and The Cap!
    No ofcourse not, if I was female I wouldn't have a problem with it either. Give the nurse abuse thing a rest please, this is an arugment based on the sexes not nurses in general. I will however...
    Aug 24, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Going Back To Wearing Whites and The Cap!
    I think the sexist white cap and uniform is right where they belong in the past. I can think of nothing sillier than going back to this WWII? version of a uniform. Peggy if your husband really...
    Aug 23, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Medi-tex
    We use medi tech at the moment for patient data, diet and the like also staffing and scheduling. We will be using for direct entry notes starting sometime in the fall, as someone who's writing...
    Aug 21, '03
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. New breed of bullies!
    We don't allow annonimity at our hospital. I feel if a person has to complain they should have the guts to stand behind their claim. This is ofcourse just my opinion. Mike Laing
    Jul 30, '03
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  18. Low rider pants on nurses
    Could you be more specific about which hospitals are doing this so I can check it out for myself just soley for research purposes you understand. If it seems like I am making fun of this issue its...
    Jul 29, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Practice Test Scores
    Well hey I passed anyway Mito
    Jul 24, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  20. Is 40 too old?
    As a new grad and being 40 myself look at it this way; your going to be 40 anyway it is up to you if you want the education at 40 or continue with what you are doing now. Mito
    Jul 7, '03
    Forum: Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA)
  21. danger pay
    Hello All, I think that danger pay is a marvelous political trick to distract nurses and the public away from the real issues surronding sars. These I believe to be: Poor information exchange...
    Jun 5, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  22. Practice Test Scores
    Hello All, I have been preparing for the registration exam by doing the practice test questions and I have been scoring between 68% and 73% overall . Is this about right or should my score be...
    Jun 1, '03
    Forum: International Nursing
  23. Any suggestions on how to study for Boards?
    I am taking the CNAT same as NCLX in US this june and I have been using the portable RN handbook to study as well as the Davis, Kaplan and Canadian RN prep guide . I don't know if this is the right...
    May 20, '03
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  24. capping ceremony
    Hazel, Our class wanted to take part in this type of thing and thankfully it was voted down. There is nothing in my opinion more foolish than a nurse wearing one of those silly caps just like the...
    Mar 17, '03
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. ONTARIO nurses R there many jobs?
    JMP, Didn't you graduate recently? ie the summer of 2001? Mito
    Mar 3, '03
    Forum: International Nursing