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By Life_is_good_1973

Joined Sep 11, '03. Life_is_good_1973 is a Registered Nurse. She has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'ICU, dialysis, psych, corrections'. Posts: 1,087 (11% Liked) Likes: 318

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  1. Thank you....and congrats on 3 1/2 years!!
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. I have experience with both.....I have been at a Monday through Friday job, 7:30 to 4:30 hours for the past 5 years. My son...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  3. I got a job after my first semester of nursing school as an Apprentice Nurse in the ICU at a local hospital. It paid about...
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. So I recently celebrated 6 years of sobriety and also completed my contract with the Nevada BON. Within the past month, I...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. I received my license back in March 2009 and had a job that day. But here is why: while completing all my requirements for...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. I ended up in dialysis without experience by getting a job there as a tech first. I was waiting for the BON to grant me my...
    Jul 24
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. I did not ever intend to end up in psychiatric nursing. I wanted to do critical care from the moment I entered nursing...
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Yesterday was my 5 year anniversary of being at my current job (outpatient psychiatric medication clinic). I really like my...
    Jul 24
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I worked two 12-hour night shifts while in nursing school full time in addition to having a 3 year old and a 6 year old. ...
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  10. Get my Master's in Nutritional Science and be a one stop shop for people to teach them how to read labels, grocery shop,...
    Jul 11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. My BON also sees it as a hostile move and things do not turn out so well if an attorney is retained. For me, surrendering...
    Jul 9
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. So, I've haven't worked nights since 2007-2008 and have been at a "normal" job (nursing) with a Monday through Friday, 7:30...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  13. I worked for Renown once upon a time. And left when their staffing practices in the ICU got out of control. Routinely...
    Jul 2
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. I left the ICU when we started getting three patient assignments on a regular basis and the unit was flooded with new grads...
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Graduated in 2005 and went right into ICU. Spent 2005 to early 2008 in ICU; did dialysis for a very short period of time...
    Jun 30
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. It's terrifying in the beginning but in reality, I was terrified to get OFF contract as well. There was definite separation...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. And might I add....if she is working a true program of recovery, then rigorous honesty is a policy to live by. What will...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. I don't think I would have remained clean and sober that first year or two without the accountability of my BON. I am very...
    Jun 25
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. An addiction is an addiction. I see all too often people who "only" had an alcohol problem then they end up relapsing on...
    Jun 18
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Sobriety date June 30th, 2008. Coming up on 6 years and on May 21st, successfully completed my 5 year monitoring agreement...
    Jun 17
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery

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