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  1. When looking for psych nurse jobs online also use the key words "behavioral health" and "mental health" nurse.
    Jul 22
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. During my first week working in psych I thought the same thing, "this is easy." That happened to be a holiday week with few...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. I work in a psych crisis facility and we can wear street clothes or scrubs. I've never noticed it making a difference to the...
    Jul 16
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. How about doing some progressive muscle relaxation with the group?
    Jul 16
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Does working in psych make you crazy? I think most of us that work in psych have at least a little crazy in us already. I...
    Oct 20 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. After getting my RN license it took me a little over a year to land my first nursing job and I landed in a psych/AOD crisis...
    Oct 9 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Working in acute psych will definitely give you the opportunity to practice nursing in a non-judgemental and caring manner...
    Sep 18 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. At my facility the only reason someone would need to clock in and out for a break is if they were going to go out to smoke....
    Sep 14 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  9. No, I was not comparing smoking to eating....really. Of course humans need to eat. I was also not making excuses or trying...
    Sep 14 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  10. Mine is an E-cig and I get them online from a place called Vapor4Life.
    Sep 14 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  11. If you can swing both jobs I would recommend that. Both positions offer the potential for valuable experience that can be...
    Sep 13 '13
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  12. You can get electronic cigarettes that have no nicotine in them. My original intention in using them was to slowly decrease...
    Sep 13 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  13. Also wanted to add this. If an employee wants to take a smoke break they are required to clock in and out for that break,...
    Sep 13 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  14. I reluctantly admit that I am a smoker. My facility does not allow smoking on the property, which I agree with. It is...
    Sep 13 '13
    Forum: Nursing and Professionalism
  15. Directions and rubrics that are not the same? Seems like everything is still clear as mud with the OU nursing program. My...
    Sep 9 '13
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing Degrees
  16. Don't give up Chuckster, you will get that piece of paper. The Hotel California references were good. And to enuf_already,...
    Sep 9 '13
    Forum: Ohio University Online Nursing Degrees
  17. I've been working psych crisis for about a year now and I generally wear scrub pants or jeans with a t-shirt. Several others...
    Sep 2 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. I earned my ADN at 42, my BSN at 44, and will persue my NP soon. I was one of the older ones in my cohorts and didn't...
    Aug 25 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  19. My first RN job was in a Psych/AOD crisis center. I'm still there 9 months later and still like it. It can be very...
    Aug 20 '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Fairyluv - Are you permitted to bring and use your own equipment? If so, I would recommend that you do that, then you won't...
    Jul 10 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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