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  1. bipolar v borderline
    MrChicagoRN unstable behavior, moody, difficult to be around, takes no responsibility for consequences of behavior etc and i do think they are similar no matter what the cause - i have never been...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. bipolar v borderline
    Cackalacky thank you! i dont care about the cause ie genetic or whatever - i was simply looking for what i might see - its a personal situation and sometimes its hard to be intellectual / objective...
    Feb 2
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. bipolar v borderline
    hi! could someone help me distinguish bipolar from borderline? someone told me the two have very different presentations but i dont see it. in the "real" world could the two be easily confused? i...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. help - psych tech position for rn
    I too Orca apologize - I worked really hard to get my education and experience and it would mean nothing to me if it was not legit :). sorry :)
    Jul 28, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. help - psych tech position for rn
    thanx for attempting to explain the accusation made by orca and I still dont understand why respond to anyone unless you are trying to help them. i re-read what i wrote and if it was not clear i...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. help - psych tech position for rn
    Orca Am I the OP and what is that and as above a jail is pretty psych related - ie gave and monitored psych meds, suicide watch, hostile behavior, schizophrenics. bipolars, people very high on all...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. help - psych tech position for rn
    Hi Meriwhen Thanks so much. I worked for three years in a jail so yeah I have more psych experience than I ever thought I would want. Inpatient hospital seems to not be liking that experience I...
    Jul 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. help - psych tech position for rn
    hi - I need some advice or not sure what to call it. Can someone explain the point of psych techs? Are they the same as patient care assistants on a medical floor only they work in psych?...
    Jul 22, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Just a vent... medical vs psych
    well well at my facility the staffing is so poor the nurse giving report may not know if the patient has an access so it may be ignorance rather than lying. what a dilemma and poor patient all the...
    Jul 18, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. help - would like information/opinions on what makes a great addictions rn :)
    thank you Psychcns :) are you a cns? :)
    Jul 1, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  11. help - would like information/opinions on what makes a great addictions rn :)
    ha guess i wrote it all in the title but.....anybody have advice / opinion on what would make a good substance abuse registered nurse. i have never had a problem in this area and i will study up on...
    Jun 30, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  12. psychiatric nursing - clothing
    hi Hygiene Queen that is really odd/funny because even though I have worked in medical and just new to psych, i certainly would know better than to wear something around my neck :) i did work...
    May 11, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. psychiatric nursing - clothing
    haha Hygiene Queen i wont wear heels - funny :) thanks edie
    May 9, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Child psych
    recently looked at Rush University - they told me almost all the programs are going to DNP but you can still find a few. My concern would be your competitive edge in the market when you have a MSN...
    May 5, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  15. psychiatric nursing - clothing
    hi anybody know why most psych nurses wear street clothes? the places i am looking at are REQUIRED to wear them vs scrubs and I am just curious why that might be. this is not their problem but I...
    May 3, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. Burned out and hate nursing
    try.....a different area of nursing - i loved correctional nursing where the "patients" are inmates and they LOVE the nurses because they are the only ones who dont treat them like animals...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Emergency Psychiatric Medications
    Hi Meriwhen Interview of Tuesday - just thought they might ask about the meds :). Thank you!
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. Emergency Psychiatric Medications
    ok apparently i am not smart enough for this site - I am trying to reply to all the assistance i got and my thank yous all end up at the bottom even thought i hit "reply." THEREFORE THANK YOU SO MUCH...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  19. Emergency Psychiatric Medications
    thank you - i need lots of help :) its a new field for me :)
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Emergency Psychiatric Medications
    thank you and thanx for clarifying what HA is (would not have got it on my own) :)
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. Emergency Psychiatric Medications
    Could someone tell me the most common medications used for psychiatric emergencies? I am guessing most of them are IM but the information I have found has been from a drug company or wikipedia and...
    Apr 28, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. psych nursing interview - HELP HELP HELP
    hey MrChicagoRN i just re-read your advice - you are a nursing care coordinator or nurse manager or supervisor or director or whatever they are called now huh? :)
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. psych nursing interview - HELP HELP HELP
    THANK YOU MrChicagoRN yall are amazing and i REALLY appreciate the help!!!!!
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. psych nursing interview   HELP!
    yes TerpGal02 i have but i am nervous :( thank you!
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. psych nursing interview   HELP!
    thank you thank you Meriwhen :)
    Apr 27, '13
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing


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