new to psych, help~!

  1. well... i applied to work at a correctional facility through an agency and somehow landed in the psychiatric inpatient unit.

    i've been a med/surg rn that floats to the tele/dou unit from time to time for about 5 years. i'm afraid to say, i've forgotten everything/anything psychiatric related to nursing.

    should i find another job? this wasn't by choice; they just needed RNs to fill the spots. i want to survive, and possibly thrive here. help!@ thanks in advance.
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  2. 2 Comments

  3. by   Hygiene Queen
    Go for it. It will all come back to you and you'll learn as you go. You may find it very interesting.
  4. by   Meriwhen
    Also see if there is a psych-medical unit. That will give you both med-surg and psych.

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