gwenith BSN, RN

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gwenith is a BSN, RN and specializes in ICU.

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  1. As Grace reminded me...

    It's Australia Day!! :balloons: And it is all "Football, meat-pies, Kangaroos and Holden Cars":D Work is having a get together on Monday!
  2. Rudd's attempt to lure nurses back

    Totally agree Grace! I might actually talk to my local member who is in the Rudd cabinet about ways to fix the nursing shortfall. One initiative is to break the universities of the january to december mindset. We need bigger intakes mid-year so we c...
  3. Q on NZ and Australian license

    Write ALL your experiences down. Personally judging by relatives who are accountants - she is probably just as likely to pick up a job as an accountant as a nurse (and will possibly make more money!!) The more experience you have the more likely it i...
  4. Amazing Aussies!

    Fantastic achievement!! I am glad it turned out well but as you say they planned well.
  5. Doyaspeakadaenglish?

    I know there are some people born and bred here who are very hard to understand - Gympie is developing it's own accent for example. What surprised me was that this was the EEO office's view of the comment because I had always been raised to understa...
  6. Doyaspeakadaenglish?

    I am surprised since I was informed that even asking someone to repeat what they said because you could not understand thier accent was in fact bigotry.
  7. Welcome to the Forum - General Aussie Chat

    Well at least we have some rain in the dams lately so the drought it not so bad. (but a long way from being broken yet) Happy and prosperous new year to you too!:)
  8. Your favourite place to look for nursing jobs

    Personally I would put together a good resume and approach the major nursing homes in your area directly. They might want to start you out as a casual but, if you can land a position it will have the advantage of being where YOU want it to be and no...
  9. Stupidest reason to go to ER

    Don't freak but over here we actually ask people to bring the snake in with them - aids in identification (a lot of ours look similar - just don't ask me to do the actualy ID because for that you have to count the anal scales and THAT is too close fo...
  10. Q on NZ and Australian license

    You stand a better chance of getting jobs if you have experience. There are a couple of good threads here about how to go about doing a challenge test. Otherwise you will have to do a bridging course and that might take 6 months and is very expens...
  11. requirements of a foreign nurese?

    Hmmmm - seems Queensland health is running a refresher/re-entry program and they USED to be a way to register if you were trained overseas AIN position description and salary
  12. Aussie Citizenship Test

    It is a total load of crock and with any luck it will be scrapped soon.
  13. Not asking for medical advice, but...

    You need to talk to someone. The condition is highly variable and NOT YOUR FAULT!! It's the ol' hormones dear;) BUT PLEASE - see your GP?
  14. Happy Holidays

  15. new to neuro icu--will I ever be comfortable?

    Hang in there mate! It will all come together soon - remember deep breaths and say after me "Think calm blue ocean, think calm blue ocean":p