RGN1

RGN1

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    'Nurses 4 America'

    With retrogression as it is I wouldn't bother!
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    This blows my mind! Temp license in AB

    Haha! No kidding! Or that 12 years after your original nursing courses you can still hold a pencil!
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    This blows my mind! Temp license in AB

    I think it's fair to let the nurses practice, they are only allowed to work to the limits of the temp license and the exam doesn't change their practice, it's a qualifying exam but their ability doesn't change because they pass or fail it! I've seen ...
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    Frontline staff to lose jobs

    Hope it works out for you! These things come in cycles throughout the Western World, as Fiona has attested! You just have to put your head down, do the best you can and wait for it to turn full circle! It just sucks that it's every day Joe public tha...
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    Tax deduction as RN in Alberta

    As a nurse who came from the UK to Alberta I'd say do it!! Cost of living, when all is said and done, is pretty similar to UK, somethings are cheaper, some things are more expensive. Your wage will be better in line to compensate for COL than in the ...
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    Frontline staff to lose jobs

    As usual front line staff cop it - what about all those wasteful management posts?? Problem is right now the whole world is struggling, I feel fortunate to have got out the UK when I did but right now there's little chance of getting a job elsewhere ...
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    Bye Bye, Duckie

    Hey check out the link I put on the other thread to Jack FM's version of the cookie incident - it's hilarious! Other than that - goodbye to bad rubbish!!
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    I'm Eating My Cookie...

    Cookie Press Conference - JACK FM Radio Calgary - Media anyone lsiten to Jack FM's version? Hilarious! He'll be sorely missed.......................NOT!!!!
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    I'm Eating My Cookie...

    :yeah:
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    My Cousin failed the RPN exam in Ontario

    That's what they've been doing in the UK for years and I don't think it works very well at all! Personally, having passed both N-CLEX & CRNE I think it's a good thing to have an exam. It allows you to focus on all you've learned & demonstrate...
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    What do you like about being an RN in Canada?

    It's all relative to the cost of living. Some places may look like the pay is higher but so is everything else! So just looking at wages is not a good idea. You have to look at the whole picture. Here, however, I can afford a decent house & a rea...
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    What do you like about being an RN in Canada?

    I'm sure it varies unit to unit, hospital to hospital & Province to Province. I count myself blessed I guess! :-)
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    What do you like about being an RN in Canada?

    Compared to my UK jobs the nurse to patient ratio is good. The nurses here are really well trained and are knowledgeable (at least the ones on my unit anyway!) I can see the Rockies from the windows one side of my unit & the city from the other -...
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    What constitutes a nursing shortage?

    Hey SD, how's that job going then?? Sounds like fun!! :-) My unit runs to the wire staffing wise, so it only takes a sick call or two & it gets a little hairy! Was asked to stay today but my parents are in town so no doing - pity I LOVE OT!! :-D
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    in need of 'career change advice'

    Not if your heart is not in it. IMO nurses pay in the UK is rubbish, especially if you are living in areas such as London, where the cost of living is really high.