Sobriety and nursing school interviews - page 3
Hi! 15 years into sobriety, I have taken the first step (pun intended) and applied to two separate nearby nursing schools, a nine month LPN program and a two year RN program, here in Panama City. My test scores were solid.... Read More
- 0Jan 21, '12 by jmo1231Dear Afbc, Congratulations to you! I am so proud that you made many sacrifices and faced adversity and WON! The Nursing Profession shoukd be honored to have you a member and never forget that. You give me hope and strength that I can overcome things with faith and patience.....I am so proud of you and good luck in your future career as a Nurse!
- 2Oct 5, '12 by afbcHOLA!!!
Please accept my sincerest apologies, much too much time has passed since my last update considering how often I lurk these forums while studying or doing homework.
Sooo. . . Currently working on my fourth full-time semester of college and life is awesome! Still have the perfect 4.0 (pharm may have something to say about that this semester) and have snagged a few minor scholarships. The support I have received along the way from both members of the recovery community and my fellow classmates has been phenomenal. I am truly blessed to have such awesome friends.
My nursing packet was resubmitted on the first of October, and my nursing adviser has informed me that I am an "exceptional candidate" for the January 2013 class. I am so incredibly grateful for the opportunities laid out before me today!
Ironically, now that time has passed and my fear is gone, I am quite open about my past to both my fellow students and my instructors. I am, and will always be, just and old homeless drunk trying to make a better life for myself and those whose lives I touch.
Work is great! A promotion or two later and I am now the admin supervisor for our small substance abuse facility. Fun, fun, fun to say the least! Insurance credentialing, DCF licensure, CARF certification, EHR’s, insurance billing, off-site coordination for medical services, all fell into my IN box. . .
Both of our managing partners are extremely supportive about my chosen career path, and have consistently bent over backwards to accommodate my academic schedule. Recently, I was given the opportunity to train my successor for the transition in January IF I am accepted into the nursing class. At that time, I will be the late afternoon and Friday “paperwork” guy. AWESOME!
Anywhoooo. . . Need to get back to Pharm I guess, mid-term Monday!
Love you guys and wish all of you the best,
- 2Oct 25, '12 by afbc“As a representative of the Admission Committee, I am happy to inform you that you have been conditionally accepted into the Associate Degree Nursing Program for the Spring 2012 Term.”
So incredibly grateful today,
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