Hello, I just came apon this site while searching for answers to some class questions. I am a 54 year old male looking to change careers and have been doing my pre-reqs for the nursing program
. I am in my 4th quarter and still going. This site looks to be a little overwhelming at first but it also looks like a very good resource to discover many of the unknowns that I face. One of the classes I am now taking is the HIV/BBP class for which I cannot find all the information I am looking for. One question I have in particular is regardeing the OSHA requirements. I find researching at OSHA to be very confusing. I am trying to find out if once an employee is trained in the use of PPE, according to OSHA requirements of employers
, is that person required to use it? Common sense would say that they are but I guess I am being somewhat anal in that I want to see it in writing. Any pointers would be greatly appreciated.
I began my re-education with becoming a RN in mind but time/cost/lack of employment and life are moving me in the direction of LPN because of its shorter initial requirement. I still have RN in mind via the bridge program but first things first. My motivation has been unemployment. For thirty years I worked in the high tech field. I designed printed circuit boards. The demand for this is now quit low so I am looking for something that has a need locally that will not be exported to India etc., and also that is doing something positive for people.
This site looks like I could spend a lot of time browsing and trying to discover one of those specialty areas that I do not now know about to become involoved in. Any thoughts?
Thanks for the time.
moving thread to the infectious disease nursing forum for better member feedback/discussion on osha.
this site looks like i could spend a lot of time browsing and trying to discover one of those specialty areas that i do not now know about to become involoved in. any thoughts?
i think the post below can answer some of this.
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Last edit by Thunderwolf on Nov 28, '05