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  1. AA meeting and addicts
    I am lucky enough to be in an area where most of the people are dual addictions. Sometime people joke and say so what am I today alcoholic or addict. Most of us have both drugs and alcohol in our...
    Nov 1, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. dilute drug test......wth?
    I had a dilute for IPN never heard anything and I didn't get an extra test. I guess they let one go.
    Apr 22, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. ** JUST STARTING IPN **
    Watch out some group leaders will make you have a sheet signed at each meeting. Also some have been known to show up at the meetings you put down that you attend.
    Apr 2, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. nurses with dui convictions
    I worked with a nurse who has had 3 duis and never was caught. This has been over 10 years. Not sure how some people get away with it for so long. Guess it never got in the way of her job that no one...
    Dec 4, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Aftercare
    All the meetings iI've been to are children friendly. I didn't have to do aftercare but here in Florida you have to attend weekly peer group meetings. They have helped a lot and thats how I found my...
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Nurses in Recovery do get jobs!!!!
    Thank You. I was ready to give up at the begining of the year. I thank the Lord for getting me this far. With some hard work from me and a loving family.
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. Nurses in Recovery do get jobs!!!!
    Just found out I got a job in my county's correctional facility. I start after January 1st. I had gotten in trouble last April,on Easter. Started to look for work at the end of July. Had been on 11...
    Dec 3, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. Flushing PICC lines with heparin
    The newer picc lines you use 10ml Ns in a pulse push. We only have used heprin for a port for about 2 years now.
    Nov 26, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  9. Giving iv meds through running line
    Yes I just clamp it like you would a hose between 2 fingers, just above the port I'm giving the med. Then push the med over say 2 minutes(or how ever long indicated) diluted of course. I then would...
    Nov 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  10. Giving iv meds through running line
    I always dilute phenergan in a 50ml bag of Ns at 15min. This is to help save the possiable risk of hurting the patient and to save the site. I always dilute my narcotics cuz once it's in it's in and...
    Nov 24, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. Another month down
    I had 6 months on the 13th. Congrats to all of us strong people who have made it this far.
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Starting new job Monday:)
    I am sooo happy for you. Congrats. I hope all of you looking for work find it.
    Nov 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. criminal history,accepted to nursing school??
    Call your state board of nursing. You can do this without using your name. I think most places look at felony history.
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  14. New here and need some encouragement
    I went through that at first. I just hit 6 months on the 13th but have been able to start looking for work since the end of July. I thought it was me. The calls trickled in and I've had 9 interview...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  15. 2 interviews today
    Congrats to you. That was quick. I am so happy the job hunting is going easy for someone. I have been looking since August, have had 9 interviews. No luck so far for me. Oh well in time.
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. STARTING FL IPN
    For me I got my list and called arouund to the three they gave me. The one that was the 500.00 also got me in the next week. All of the others were more. I asked when I called. The DR I picked had a...
    Oct 31, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. This Economy
    Thanks for the encouragement. i know my job will come along but man 3 months and nothing. Guess that's just life in recovery. I've been lucky though in other aspects. I have a supportive family. A...
    Oct 23, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. This Economy
    I know there have been many posts about finding work. My restrictions are no narcotics for one year and no home-health, home hospice, or traveling. Also must be supervised. My license is clear/active...
    Oct 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. List of products that do not have alcohol
    Just relax about all of the products. I just passed an etg used bath and body works the night before, spray perfume on myself all the time and have not changed my diet. I also use the better hair...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Early recovery and a death in the family
    Hello I was just wondering if anyone has dealt with death of a very close loved one during the early stages of recovery. I just feel so overwhelmed. It's like I am being tested soooo hard and my...
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  21. Covering up Medication Patches
    Never cover a patch. had a patient code once because someone covered high dose fent patch with a telemetry pad pre op. please leave the visable.
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  22. Depression/Anxiety Medications A Possible Hinderance to Getting a Job?
    All of these are non narcotic so should not be a problem. Even prescribed narcotics are accepted as long as you do not use them at work. Just be truthful on the health form when you are hired and...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Health / Stress Management 101
  23. IPN and LIFE
    Sorry my spelling is bad and didn't spellcheck lol
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. List of products that do not have alcohol
    Check out talbottcampus.com. They have a link with a large list of products. Good luck.
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. IPN and LIFE
    So I entered IPN in april. Signed my contract in August. My story is like most. Addicted and helped my self to the supply at work. I did IOP and am not required to do after care. I think my 5 years...
    Sep 28, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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