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  1. Anyone ever get their license back after revocation?
    I concur with liamsmom. Get started, plow through. I had to do all that she mentioned in her post. It took me approx 5 years. But i did it. Jump in with both feet planted in your recovery and your...
    Jul 11, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Scholarships for nurses in recovery?
    Yes indeed. there is quite a plethora of recovery type scholarships; Hazeldon - Betty Ford, Hope for addiction - The welcome back scholarship, and many more. I'm thinking about taking a class...
    Jun 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Scholarships for nurses in recovery?
    Thankyou all very much! Off I go...research time! Will let you all know what I find!
    May 23, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. Scholarships for nurses in recovery?
    Now that Ive made it through my addiction, made it through my consent agreement with the state board, earned my LPN license back and started working again...whew! now I'm ready to do the LPN to RN...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. nurses in recovery continue to suffer at the hands of board
    I know, it bites...but what i did is got real humble and started thinking out of the box. I needed an RN to supervise me as well. I started looking at places where I wanted to end up working in Long...
    May 19, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Practicing to my full scope...PICC question
    Thankyou fender and thankyou wyosam! I knew you all would set me straight! I researched with my BON in Az. and I DO have to take an LPN IV and medication skills course prior to doing any type of IV...
    Feb 28, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  7. Practicing to my full scope...PICC question
    I am an LPN who is working on a medicare unit in LTC. Resident on the unit is having Ancef administered via PICC line, using the SASH protocal (saline, antibiotic, saline, heparin). My question is do...
    Feb 27, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. do you HAVE to work as a nurse when you are in the program?
    oh no no no, dont give up! i just my license off probation. It took me four years to do it. but I made it. Every state BON is different with what your work limitations will be but i found a job. it...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. late stage senile dementia pt. praying clear as a bell
    had the most awesome experience at work. I work in LTC, had a patient that does not have the ability to put a sentence together. he stopped me and an aide in the hallway and announced he would like...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  10. What is your current LPN salary
    $22.50 /hr. Northern Az. LTC.
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. LPN license off probation! I made it! yippee!
    I signed a consent agreement in June of 2008 and got off probation last week, Jan of 2012. I did a vountary surrender in 2003 because I could not stop using meth. The Bon gave me 2 options; They...
    Feb 6, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Anyone ever get their license back after revocation?
    wow. first of all, let me give you a great big hug! I can relate to what your are saying in a lot of ways. the 6 month narc restriction is a doozey, i went through that too. and i get that this...
    Sep 24, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Anyone ever get their license back after revocation?
    From my experience, the application packet that I recieved from them (OIG) was self-explanitory. It was relatively simple. None of my previous employers were contacted and as far as a "clean"...
    May 2, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Anyone ever get their license back after revocation?
    You bet, it is a long tough road but well worth it if you do have that burning desire like I did to not give up. Sure, there will be plenty of hoops to jump through and your patience will be tested....
    Apr 16, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. How to prepare for nursing?
    "You will never be bored. you will always be frustrated. You will be surrounded by challenges. so much to do in so little time.You will carry immense responsibility and very little authority. you...
    Mar 11, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. working while in diversion program
    wow. train wreck waiting to happen! yikes. First thing i thought of yah mind your own business, and let the cards fall how they will on the fellow who isnt being honest about the terms and conditions...
    Feb 23, '11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Kaiser Interview for LVNs
    not sure if this will help, but I recently was interviewed for an LPN position and I was asked a scenario question - would would you do if a patient on your hall had neither any intake or output on...
    Feb 1, '11
    Forum: California Nursing
  18. License reinstated but no one will hire me
    tru that mizchelleRn...keep plugging along. that coupled with humility is key for us recovering nurses who are dealing with restrictions, shady backgrounds,ect...I was on a 1 1/2 year job search,...
    Sep 13, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Anyone ever get their license back after revocation?
    I'm with SWS RN on this OIG list removal. it was relatively painless, took about two monthes, I advocated myself. I got the packet in the mail and contacted their office on the phone. They were very...
    Jul 2, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Violation of the Traditions?
    the 4th tradition is a beauty..."each group should be autonomous except in matters affecting "whatever" A (NA, AA) as a whole. I live in a rural town where there are not nurse recovery groups...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  21. Nurse refresher
    i took a 6 month long distance learning nurse refresher class via internet through a community college, then did a 3 week clinical practicum to refresh my skills. It worked out very well for me. at...
    Mar 26, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Any nurses out there hired by a hospital after a minor felony on their record?
    wow. have you ever considered going into criminal justice studies? sounds like you would make a great legal nurse! you certainly got the flame underneath your **** to do it! i know your last post is...
    Mar 9, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  23. License reinstated but no one will hire me
    OMG...47lpn...you are my clone!!! I am going through what you are exactly, and I mean to the T! I feel as if I'm like Alice in Wonderland who had fell down this huge job search hole only to find...
    Mar 6, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. extreme anxiey...need advice
    wow, you sound like you have my same level of anxiety about calling for your urine color every day. this is what i do...before I go to bed I set my cell phone on kitchen counter under calander to...
    Feb 9, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Job interview and diarrhea. help!
    I have a job interview tomarrow with a Dr. to work in Dr.s office. At some point during the interview I need to inform him that my nursing license is on probation and that I do have some restrictions...
    Feb 9, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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