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  1. Recreational THC = now starting IPN!
    IPN is in Florida. I am in my last year of my 5 year contract. ( my 3rd one, I have started over 3 times, am a slow learner!) This last contract I have really worked on my recovery like I did not...
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. What is your opinion/knowledge base on recovery programs?
    I live in Florida also and am in IPN. I have been in IPN for 8 years now, relapsed 2 times, I now have less than 2 years left on this 3rd contract. Each contract is 5 years and if you relapse you...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. How is it possible working AND going to nursing school?
    I worked full time nights (8 hours, 5 nights a week), took 9 to 12 hours in college year round for 2 1/2 years, had a 5 yr old son when I started college, and a husband that thought I was his...
    Jan 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. new years eve
    I always volunteer to work as I never did like the bar scene. (drinking was not my DOC) I work 12 hour nights so I am safe at work before dark and don't go home until daylight. My sponsor would like...
    Dec 29, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Can a Good Samaritan Be Sued?
    I for one will forever be great full for the nurse that stopped for my son after his MVA 2 years ago. She saved his life. She got him breathing again and stabilized his neck until EMS got a collar on...
    Dec 22, '08
    Forum: Nursing News
  6. Do you wear your seatbelt
    I do not start my car until everyone has their seatbelt on. I also wear my helmet on my motorcycle.
    Dec 20, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. i am so scared
    Congrats!!!
    Dec 10, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  8. Missing Elderly Couple
    My mother was just 64 when she died of unknown causes in her apt. She was not found for approx. 4 days. There are 3 of us kids, all 3 of us left home by the time we were 16 years old to get away from...
    Dec 7, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. This would be the most devastating thing.
    I work Mother/Baby and was called to the ER trauma bay when my son was brought in after a MVA (I was working that night). I am VERY greatful for the ER nurses down in the ER as I was a basket case on...
    Dec 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Uniform Guidlines where you work
    We have to wear Black and White. Can be all black or all white or combo. That's for the RN's. LPN's wear combo of Red and white. Most of the male RN's wear all Black.
    Dec 1, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. christmas card exchange 2008
    Does anyone know offhand what the postage is to Canada and the UK to send a card? I hate to stand in line at the postoffice if I don't have to.... TIA, Theresa
    Nov 9, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Can I do nursing school with full time job??
    I must be one of those rare people then..... I got my LPN in 1982 and then went back to college Jan. of 1985. I went part time the 1st year then full time (2 years worth) after that. Worked full...
    Oct 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. christmas card exchange 2008
    Email sent. Thanks for starting this up again this year.
    Oct 15, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Night shift employees expected to attend things during day??
    It has not gotten any better in the 25 years I have been on nights. I don't see it getting any better either. A day shifter will just tell you to "take a nap" and come on in! I would so love to...
    Sep 28, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. 1st on scene of accident yesterday...what would you do?
    I can understand if you are worried about lawsuits but I for one will forever be VERY great full to the nurse that stopped and saved my son's life after his MVA. His truck hit another SUV so hard...
    Sep 27, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Nervous stomach/ about to start first RN job
    After more than 25 years of nursing I still can't be in the room if my pt. is throwing up. I can handle just about anything else but that. But the nurses I work with love me and will go take care of...
    Sep 21, '08
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  17. Strangest thing taken from ER
    We used to have VCR's in every room on our OB pp floor until they started disappearing. After about 5 were stolen we had to take them out of the rooms. The pts. loved them but it costs to much to...
    Sep 11, '08
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  18. Old acquaintances showing up at work
    So well put Tazzi! I still have my days when I need reminding I am NOT in charge. (tho my sponsor reminds sometimes!)
    Sep 8, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Need help with some abbreviations
    TCDB = Turn, Cough, Deep Breathe
    Sep 7, '08
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  20. Survey for my Sociology Paper!
    1. How long (years) have you been a nurse? 26 YEARS 2. What is your annual gross income? Less than 30K, 30-40K, 40-50K, 50-60K, 60-70K, Greater than 70K 3. Do you have an Associate or...
    Sep 6, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Transitioning to mother/baby couplet care
    I can't help you at all as we have to take 5 (yes I said five) couplets everynight on our M/B unit. At times we go to 6. Our mothers do not keep their babies in their rooms at night, we have at least...
    Aug 31, '08
    Forum: Ob/Gyn Nursing
  22. ohio rn
    I just wanted to say congrats to your 25 days! I think you will have to ask your CM or your state board for the answer to your questions. Theresa
    Aug 18, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Freak out when I see Nurses at meeting
    I used to feel that way before I really started working on my recovery. I got the the rooms in 1999 for overusing a OTC sleep aid and my own pain meds and going to work impaired. I used those meds to...
    Jul 9, '08
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. I'm Tired of Being Told That I Can't Work and Attend Nursing School Simultaneously
    It's all in how bad do you want it. I worked full time night shift (40 hours), had a 5 year old, and went to college full time for 2 1/2 years straight to get my degree. YES it was very hard! But...
    Jun 25, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  25. Trauma Naked?
    My son was in a MVA last Jan 22, 2007. They brought him in full Trauma alert. (Fx. both hips, head injury-sunroof fell on his head, and many lacs.) They had cut all his clothes off in the field just...
    Jun 2, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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