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					Nursing
Jenelynn Datinguinoo
Royal Victoria Hospital
              Nursing as a profession


 Promotes health and prevent of
illness

 Helps improve, maintain and recover
health

   Advocates for improvement in quality of life
Nursing as a profession




engages individual or family in the process
 of learning about and acquiring healthier
 ways -McGill Model
Nursing Process
Career options

   Hospital
   Rehabilitation center
   CLSC
   CHSLD
   Private clinics and companies
   Education
   Travelling nurse/ambulatory care
   Research and management
Becoming a registered nurse
3   year program offered in CEGEPs

 Bachelors    program

 Master’s   degree in nursing (McGill University)

 Licensing   exam

 Renewal     of license every year
Continuing education

      Post RN program (bursaries)
      Certification from Universities
      Graduate programs nurse practitioner
      PHD program
      In-services on unit
      New changes in workplace
Salary
   Salary limitation in public sectors

   Salary variation in different provinces

   Starting salary is between $38, 000-
    $45,000

   Increases every year + increases with
    level of education
Job availability
   High in demand



   Can work as nurse externs in second
    year

   Many job opportunities everywhere
The Schedule

   Shift working hours

8    hour shifts (07:30-15:30, 15:30-23:30,
    23:30- 07:30)

12 hour shifts (07:30-19:30, 19:30-07:30)
7 days in 2 weeks
Alternating weekends
The schedule
   4 weeks vacation and 9 sick days

Day clinics (public)
09:00-17:00


   Flexible schedule in CLSC, private clinics,
    agencies
My typical day
5 cardiac
variety of patient population with cardiac
 problems
one day angiogram procedures
cold side
warm side
hot side
monitoring and assessing patients
communication with other health
 professionals
What I enjoy in nursing
   Helping people to reach their optimal
    health

   Learning opportunities

   Working with different disciplines

   Job opportunities in different places
What I dislike in nursing
   Shortages

   Heavy patient load
Refernces
www.mcgill.ca
Nursing theorists and their work
questions

				
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