Perplexed by the NCLEX in Canada

To most Canadian nursing educators, the NCLEX is about as welcome in Canada as Donald Trump. I am not alone in being royally PO'd that the provincial nursing regulatory bodies decided to nix the Canadian Registered Nurses' Exam (commonly known as the CRNE)to replace it with the NCLEX in 2015. In case you're not in nursing or you … Continue reading Perplexed by the NCLEX in Canada

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So you want to be a Nurse Practitioner?

First let me say that Nurse Practitioners (NPs) play a valuable role in our health care system.  As nurses with clinical expertise from years of experience working with patients and advanced educational training, NPs have a lot to offer patients, healthcare teams, and organizations.  NPs are awesome and job opportunities for nurses in this role … Continue reading So you want to be a Nurse Practitioner?

International New Graduate Nurse Research Colloquium

On June 20th, 2013, my supervisor, Dr. Heather Laschinger, hosted a wonderful research colloquium with invited researchers from around the world who all have a special interest in gaining a better understanding of the challenges facing new grads during their transition from student to professional nurse. I feel so fortunate to have been invited!  It was … Continue reading International New Graduate Nurse Research Colloquium