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  1. Scenes from the Psych Unit
    I will be hearing back on interview results soon and want to hit the ground running if I get hired. I have two psych text books on the way from amazon, but suspect they will be filled with the usual...
    Mar 6, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Got No Job? Come be an RN !
    In my short career (in LTC with up to 37 patients) I can only think of a couple of nurses who didn't care about or make an effort for their patients. The problem I've seen all comes from the profit...
    Mar 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. No Sugar Tonight (Da-un-do-dow dow da-un-do-dow)
    I agree with all the people who say to keep it calm. Getting emotional/angry will only cause problems between the two of you. I like Mamamerlee's suggested approach. Or you could simply say the next...
    Mar 6, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. What's your "to-go-to" book?
    This may be for further in your career, but when I got one of my ER days, the top ER nurse, the one everyone went to for answers, swore by this book and carried it around with him in his pocket: ...
    Mar 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Help me, I'm a new nurse with anxiety/depression.
    It sounds to me like your anxiety and depression are coming from your feelings of inadequacy related to your job skills. Would you still have this anxiety and depression if you really knew your job...
    Mar 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. During interview for Psych RN, would it help or hurt to bring up . . .
    Thanks Elkpark, Music in My Heart, Army Wife, Meriwhen, Rhone, Jules, Gooey, and TraumaRUS. Everyone continues to agree about not revealing either the mental health stay, nor the going to...
    Feb 26, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. terminated, am I blacklisted from mental health?
    You can dispute the termination-for-cause issue with the unemployment department. File, and when they call you, just tell your side of the story. If what you said in your post is true, there is a...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. During interview for Psych RN, would it help or hurt to bring up . . .
    Thanks Rhone and Music in My Heart. Everyone seems to agree on the personal info part. Glad I asked here first! I guess I'll also avoid the school issue as well. I'm really disappointed that I...
    Feb 24, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. During interview for Psych RN, would it help or hurt to bring up . . .
    Thanks Hearts. Very smooth! :)
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  10. During interview for Psych RN, would it help or hurt to bring up . . .
    Thanks Elkpark. It's going to take a long time to become clinical psychologist, so I thought being in psychiatric nursing during those many years would be a win-win situation! Plus, out of all...
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  11. During interview for Psych RN, would it help or hurt to bring up . . .
    Thank you, Hearts. I added a 2nd question about mentioning continuing to go to school to become clinical psychologist. What do you think about bringing that up?
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. During interview for Psych RN, would it help or hurt to bring up . . .
    During interview for Psych RN, would it help or hurt to bring up that as a senior in high school 30 years ago I attempted suicide and stayed in a psychiatric hospital for a few days for observation? ...
    Feb 22, '10
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. When should a student nurse call in sick to clinical?
    I ended up going, hoping to be sent home. No such luck! Fortunately, our school doesn't require making up missed days (for yesterday). Interestingly, my symptoms stayed pretty mild throughout day,...
    Sep 20, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  14. When should a student nurse call in sick to clinical?
    I feel even worse this evening and may have to call in again tomorrow. I'll take the advice of checking my syllabus and calling my clinical instructor first. If necessary I'll just drag my butt in...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. When should a student nurse call in sick to clinical?
    Hi, Are there recommendations for when a student nurse should call in sick to clinical (ICU or Med Surg)? For example, a fever of a certain amount? Constantly running nose and uncontrollable...
    Sep 18, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Anyone see s student dropped from clinicals one day before semester ends?
    In our area, a male student got dropped by CI on last day of clinical in second semester. Rumor is that he was extremely bright and had a habit of asking teacher embarrassing/correcting type...
    Dec 24, '07
    Forum: General Nursing Student


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