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  1. Nursing student survival tips
    Ask questions!!! We get a lot of students where I work and often times I see them standing against the wall with their eyes as big as saucers like deer in headlights. I remember that feeling but...
    Mar 17
    Forum: About A Nursing Student - Nursing Cartoon Series
  2. Looking for group to build skills as a BHN
    I agree with the above poster. Especially # 5. Open meetings of AA and NA are just that… open to any that would like to attend. We have also been encouraged to attend Al-ANON meetings as this is...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  3. RN counseling guidelines
    It sounds to me (just going on what you have stated) that you were being a pretty awesome patient advocate. I do not see why the councelor felt that way.. however it has come to my attention that...
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  4. Addictions Nurses: Why?
    After realizing that I needed help for my own abuse of alcohol, entering treatment and embracing a life of recovery (yes that's the short and tidy version) I knew that I wanted to work in this field....
    Mar 7, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  5. disclosing past addiction during interview
    I agree with the above comments. I decided when I went through treatment myself that I would love work in this field. I have always been honest during my interviews if asked directly. I think that...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  6. Habits you picked up from work...
    HOUR??? I am lucky to grab the 30 min. that we are allowed!
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: About A Nurse - Nursing Cartoon Series
  7. Mom of RN in rehab lookiing for advice and help
    You daughter is fortunate that she has a good support system and a Mom that is willing to search for resources! She will definately need the support when she gets out! As a nurse that (now) works...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. CIWA woes
    Looks like I need to brush up on my "reply" skills here! The above reply was meant for somewhere else….
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  9. CIWA woes
    AMEN! You were born to be a nurse, weren't you! :yes: ;) That was great
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  10. CIWA woes
    Venting is good for the soul! Good to get it out. After After 13 years of working various "medical" nursing jobs (CCU, ACU/PACU, Endoscopy, geriatrics.. etc) I found my niche. I have now been in...
    Feb 13, '13
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  11. Need help from an experienced nurse who has dealt with patients involved in twelve-st
    Alcohol, drugs, food, sex, shopping, gambling.... All addictions are at their core related in the way that the addicts mind operates. We call it "stinking thinking" in the rooms and it's universal in...
    Jun 13, '12
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  12. Have detox interview-no experience-advice?
    I agree with the other post. I have been on both sides of the fence and can tell you from experience, pt's will respond and respect you if they feel that you have a little knowledge under your belt....
    Feb 3, '10
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  13. Have we sunken so low? Would you?
    oh come on! It's all a matter of what each person wishes. A person can choose to work somewhere else! I would do it in a nano-second if I felt that the surgeons were skilled at their craft. I...
    May 27, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Psych nursing books....
    Yay! I got the job! I will be working primarily with the chemically dependant/detox with a little chronically ill patients thrown into the mix. This will my first time working in this area and am...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. recovering alcoholic... job interview
    Thank you Easttexasnurse for taking the time to respond to my post. To clarify, I am very grateful that I am a recovering alcoholic and in no way feel that it is any different from being a drug...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. recovering alcoholic... job interview
    Wow... I am so grateful to find this forum! I am new to allnurses and didn't know that this was here :) I'll try to make this quick.... I am a recovering alcoholic and I have a telephone interview...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. phone interview at 2pm
    Hi All, I have a phone interview today at 2pm with a possible position in a chemical dependency unit. I have never worked in this area but have a lot of interest in it. I had originally looked...
    Feb 11, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. RN wants to become a substance abuse counselor....
    Thank you for all of your post. I had no idea that they were paid so little!
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. RN wants to become substance abuse counselor
    Thanks for the suggestions. I have previously worked in CCU, PACU, pain management, endoscopy and LTC. I have always wanted to work in psych and decided it is way past time to pursue that. I've...
    Feb 5, '09
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  20. RN wants to become a substance abuse counselor....
    I have been a Registered Nurse for 13 years with an assoiciates degree. I am very interested in becoming a substance abuse counselor and would like to go back to school to get my BA in psychology. I...
    Feb 1, '09
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. RN wants to become a substance abuse counselor...
    I have been a Registered Nurse for 13 years with an assoiciates degree. I am very interested in becoming a substance abuse counselor and would like to go back to school to get my BA in psychology. I...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. Anyone Ever Go Through This?
    I was always told never to change your fist answer....and was frustrated when I would and then miss the question! Go with your first gut instinct! I was a terrible student! I studied and studied...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  23. RN wants to become substance abuse counselor
    I have been a Registered Nurse for 13 years with an assoiciates degree. I am very interested in becoming a substance abuse counselor and would like to go back to school to get my BA in psychology. ...
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: Georgia Nursing
  24. Getting Started on allnurses.com
    Great video. Very helpful!
    Jan 31, '09
    Forum: How To Use Site


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