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Marisa Moore, third-year nursing student at Ryerson University, is worried about her future job prospects (Leslie Walker/ The Ryersonian)

Ryerson supports campaign for more nurses

Ontario needs more nurses in its hospitals and Ryerson’s nursing students are prepared to meet that demand. The Ontario Nursing Association’s “More Nurses” campaign launched at the beginning of February. It’s a response to a recent decline of registered nurses (RNs) and an increase in registered practical nurses (RPNs) because of lower hospital budgets. The multimedia campaign consists of a website, […]

by Kelly McDowell· · News, Top stories
Alfred Lam, third-year nursing student, takes his patient's blood pressure.(Sahar Fatima/Ryersonian Staff)

Electronic exam for nurses coming to Canada

Aspiring registered nurses in Canada will write an American entrance exam starting next year, and some Ryerson students are worried they won’t be prepared. New nurses currently write the Canadian Registered Nurse Examination, which tests their competence, before they can practise. But starting in 2015, regulating bodies for registered nurses in each province and territory, excluding Quebec, will introduce the […]

by Sahar Fatima· · News, On Campus, Top stories