Latest Comments by nurse.christine

Latest Comments by nurse.christine

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    Thought or advice on their online program? I just got accepted to the PMHNP program to start the end of August...I know nothing about their program, so am interested in hearing from all!

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    Pros and cons from those currently employed in the field...Are you glad you specialized? Do you love it? Is there a push to hit numbers? Would you do it again if you could? Thanks in advance.

    I was accepted to University of Saint Francis' PMHNP online program to start in August

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    Hello!
    This has been a super helpful thread, thanks so much. I did receive my BSN from Chamberlain and am enrolled in the FNP program beginning August 29th. However, I am also very interested in mental health, and just got accepted to a PMHNP program, so I am trying to do some thinking through things.

    Question: Do clinical sites have to be very general? Like Family Medicine, or Urgent Care, etc? I am asking because I was curious if I could do practicum in a specialty area such as Nephrology, or Peds Endocrinology, etc...Thanks in advance!!

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    Hello all,
    I recently applied for and received an NPI number, and am signed to take some vent classes. What do I do next to become a private duty nurse in Wisconsin? Is there a website or some resources anyone can direct me too? I am interested in doing both adult and pediatric nursing at this time... Do I need to register with CMS or the State through DHFS? Thanks so much in advance!

    Christine

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    I worked for Ministry for 7 years...Did an internship in CCU, though that was before the nurse residency program. All I can say is that the RN's in CCU at that time were not very nice. The learning environment was poor, and if there were things I didn't know I was made to feel like an idiot if I didn't "get it" right away by a few of them. Mind you, this was in 2005, but I have heard from others that the climate there is poor.

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    Hello all!! I have extensive experience in DD nursing, and am a Behavior specialist and QMRP. I was just offered 3 state jobs after interviewing, 2 of which are at correctional facilities...Stanley and Dodge. Anyone here know what these facilities are like?? Any thoughts on it? For the Dodge job, I would have to relocate 3 hours away, so am really struggling to know if I should take it or the Stanley job, which is only an hour commute one way!! I have no experience in correctional nursing, but am definitely interested...I was also offered a RN supervisor role that is more within my specialty field at Central Wisconsin Center. It is nice to be wanted but... Any advice is helpful. Thanks!

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    Hello all!! I have extensive experience in DD nursing, and am a Behavior specialist and QMRP. I was just offered 3 state jobs after interviewing, one of which is at Central Wisconsin Center. (It is a Nursing Supervisor position). Anyone here know what this is like?? Any thoughts on it? I would have to relocate 3 hours away, so am really strucggling to know if I should take it or another state job!!

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    Multicollinearity likes this.

    I would say the bleeding one, based upon where the bleeding is coming from.

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    I recently had an intervview for a nursing supervisor position at 2 correctional facilities... Although the postings said they would hire after the interview, I was asked to have a meeting with the Warden and another Nursing Coordinator now. Any thoughts? Is this a 2nd interview? I am awre that they did check references, so am hopeful, but wondering....!

    Questions were all related to dealing with employee conflict issues, though there was a general one about suicidal inmates (psych 101 stuff) and a difficult charting scenario question. I will post it tomorrow. Thanks for all the help!

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    Anyone here in correctional nursing in the state of Wisconsin?

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    Thank you so much : ) I am SO hoping...

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    So I had a disorderly conduct charge 3 years ago...Is there any hope for me getting a job in the field?

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    I have an interview for a Nursing Supervisor position for a few correctional facilities here in Wisconsin coming up!! I am so excited...I have not done correctional nursing, but have a lot f experience with very violent individuals, as I am a Program Director for high behavioral homes working with DD individuals. I am a Behavior Specialist and QMRP, and have a lot of management experience...Any suggestions, other than the awesome ideas already posted?

    Also...forgot to mention. I have a disorderly conduct on my record. Is there any chance I can still get the job? It was 3 years ago.

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    Thank you all so much for the excellent feedback...After reading through these forums a bit, I am a little scared of a DON role. But it's worth a shot--I'm always up for new challenges!

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    VivaLasViejas likes this.

    Thank you so much for your words of encouragement!!!


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