Testimonials

Emergency Registered Nurse shares her story Emergency Registered Nurse shares her story

I work as a Registered Nurse in emergency.  When I first see you, you might be facing a life or death situation.  You might be afraid and alone and unable to communicate with me to tell me what’s wrong. You might be wondering where your family is.  You might be wondering what’s going to happen to you and if you’re going to be okay.  You might be feeling confused and may not remember what happened and how you ended up in emergency. I will be with you to make sure that you... Read More

Seeing the big picture Seeing the big picture

I became a registered nurse because I wanted to help people. I wanted to do something positive with my life that would improve the lives of others. Nurses have the ability to build trust and confidence in people.  Even though times are hard for our patients, we are there to help, comfort and support them. Being a registered nurse is about seeing the "big picture".  I use my training and experience to critically think as I analyze my patient’s condition and medications... Read More

Registered nurses help patients and families when they need it the most Registered nurses help patients and families when they need it the most

I work in the Renal Department at the Regina General Hospital as a hemodialysis nurse. I became a registered nurse because I wanted to have an impact on people's lives when it counts. When people find themselves in the hospital it is often traumatic, unexpected and scary. If I can decrease that pain and anxiety then I feel like I have done my job well. I genuinely care about the wellbeing of my patients and will not only be their nurse, but their advocate. To... Read More

Nurse Practitioners – empowering patients to take care of their own health Nurse Practitioners – empowering patients to take care of their own health

I’m a Nurse Practitioner and I currently work in the community of Fort Qu’Appelle, just outside of Regina. I absolutely love working in a smaller community as I am able to provide care to many people who don’t otherwise have access to primary healthcare. I also have the privilege of working the outpatient emergency department which I absolutely love. Being a Nurse Practitioner in the emergency department enables me to provide care for minor injuries and illnesses, as well... Read More

Interprofessional clinical experiences benefit Registered Nurses Interprofessional clinical experiences benefit Registered Nurses

The University of Saskatchewan offers unique interprofessional clinical experiences, building the skills of Registered Nurses. One example is the Caring for Kids Where They Live program. Our goal for this program was to establish a learning environment for health science students, within a school district where all partners work to promote the health and wellness of children and youth. We created this initiative to encourage a holistic approach to support nursing... Read More

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