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Joined Sep 11, '03. LilRedRN1973 is a Registered Nurse. He has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ICU, psych, corrections'. Posts: 1,165 (14% Liked) Likes: 431

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  1. And that's where the whole "pain is subjective" bit comes into play. Just because you don't see objective signs/symptoms of...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. I have never once in my life met someone who someone else could not be offended by. I'd hate to offend my manager on...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I make it a rule to not to **** where I eat. When things go bad you will feel the wrath. I do not seek friendship with...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Not friends with my current boss on FB...just...:no: My former boss, sure; and that's only because we don't work at that...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. I wouldn't send a Facebook friend request to a boss, nor would I accept one from a boss, manager, or any type of superior....
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I'm no longer on FB, but when I was, never bosses. I had one boss as a friend, whom I friended AFTER I left the job to move...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Coworkers and bosses aren't friends. I save my "friending" for actual friends, old school buddies, and my many family...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Don't do it! Bad idea.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Don't do it.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Downside: your social media will become sterile and politically correct as you weigh every post with the thought, "Will my...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I started as a Correctional Nurse doing sick call. Generally healthy people with minor problems, triage for the ones that...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  12. One key point about those non-bedside nursing jobs is that they require experience … at the bedside. Only you can decide if...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  13. I think after all that effort you need to actually work as an RN before giving up on it. Don't quit before you start.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  14. If you and your family can afford the change, do what is best for your mental health and happiness. It is true that...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. If it made the difference between my kids having a good college fund and not be saddled with the debt we hear about all the...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. I had worked at a job I hated for 5 years but the pay and benefits is what kept me there. I was making $5 more an hour than...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. I would never encourage lying. after all honesty helps one keep sober. However, answering only what is asked is the smartest...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. And how is BoN going to find out, if the only others who know are the husband and the sponser? Do we know she was working...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. It depends on the language used: Was it two months of abusing? Or was it using the medication as directed with a slip...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. I think I just found a way to get rich: invent some scratch and sniff stickers for nurses and students to use as reference....
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. You need to think about what is in the best interest of your family at present. If you are 5 minutes from your house, that...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. I know this seems weird to people who have not been caught by the BON. There are many instances in which a nurse "uses a...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. If you have not had a positive drug screen no records like a dui then no do not cause harm to yourself or your family keep...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. At some point as an ex-self harmer, you need to move on. There is certainly a difference between wearing your scars "like a...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. 1. First of all, as people have said, dont resort to telling lies. Its far more likely to come back and bite you in the butt...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. THIS. I have a HUGE scar on my right forearm from having has gangrene from a traumatic incident; the scar is not as big...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  27. They will present a problem if you make a big production out of them. I think that most people would be courteous enough...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  28. Oh! Life experience here! Both of my arms are covered in old self harm scars. I was a really severe cutter. The overlapping...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  29. Weren't you in a bad accident that you can reference when you find it necessary to respond to nosy inquiries?
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  30. A narcotic restriction does present a problem in clinical nursing however I know many nurses in recovery programs that have...
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    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  31. Dialysis is very recovery friendly as there are no narcs available.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  32. I am a 12-hour night shifter whose shifts end at 7:00am. I wind down by taking a shower, eating a small breakfast, and...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  33. I go straight to bed too (night shifter), but when I worked evenings, I had a harder time winding down. A glass of wine or...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  34. OK, so my Per Diem job is utterly cushy. LOL, hooray! I'm glad I got this totally cushy PRN job. Does anyone else...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. The money will also GO. I went from $96K a year 2 years ago to $69K this year. Same floor, same hours, same shift. Don't...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  36. I work in upstate NY. I passed my boards in late 2011, and an instructor landed me a job at a Home Care office where she...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  37. double edge sword, i am glad i was not afforded it most BON say no.... i see it help in myclinical environment of ...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  38. The 28th is fast approaching and I will be entered fully into my board ordered agreement. It is amazing how time just flies!...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  39. CyssieD - Thank you so much for your comment! I really appreciate all your words and support more than you can know. I...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  40. if they don't ask I wouldn't offer the information. We all know that relapse is a part of recovery. unfortunately people...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  41. No, probably not the best idea. I hear you saying you are back with your sponsor and focusing on recovery again--I think...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  42. No need to martyr yourself because of someone else's definitions-
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  43. We are honest but we do not fall on out own swords. I would not tell them unless it would lead you down the road to relapse.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  44. It is almost always best not to provide one's adversaries with ammunition. A different story if a member of the Board was...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  45. Even more unpopular opinion but I would omit/lie about this relapse, too. You are working a program and it sounds like you...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  46. I would talk to an attorney who is a practicing nurse before I would make this decision. There are several nurse attorneys...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  47. Does your BON ask about sobriety date? Ours asks about treatment for alcoholism, etc, in the last 5 years. this is my...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  48. You are in the disillusionment phase of becoming a "real" nurse. You've been a nurse for 3/4 of a year. All of the perfect...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  49. Whatever. You know, everyone has their "thing" that gross them out especially bad. No need for righteous indignation.
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  50. This is EXACTLY what happened when I took a half-dozen 1 mg. Ativan tablets a couple of weekends ago. I was going for the...
    LilRedRN1973
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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