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  1. Crisis stabilization unit-common medications
    Thoe darn vials! Haha and that last sentence had me laughing! Aint that the truth :)
    Mar 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Who should run a psych unit?
    I'd love to see someone with a bachelors in psychology and zero clinical experience step on and run a unit of acute patients in psychiatric crisis, all just informed of their 14 day holds. What a...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. psych techs working with nurses?
    In the 2 psych facilities Ive been in, the LPT (licensed psych tech) works the same as an LVN. No degree but definitely a license. Passing medications, organizing am group, and pt cares. We utilize...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. Patient been on our acute psych for 1 year
    Ahhhh the MR psych patient... When I first started I couldnt fathom how someone could be in an acute, locked psychiatric hospital for a few months, let alone 2+ years. Then I learned how things work...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. Keeping up nursing skills
    Hello fellow psych nurses, Although I do care for many MI patients with chronic health problems, it is not the meat and potatoes of my job. This is my first job as an RN and without any real...
    Jun 15, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. when to add cogentin/benadryl?
    Where I work all prn Haldol IMs come with 50mg of Benadryl. and Ativan as well. POs are different tho
    Apr 13, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  7. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    Has anyone used a tablet to successfully download the e-books onto? Its starting to get a bit tedious to do all of the required reading on a laptop. I would prefer not to spend the $400+ on an...
    Mar 4, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  8. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    We did Leininger's cultural care theory & it have us a lot of info to go on. Any model that you can get a lot of info from will be good
    Mar 4, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  9. SEEKING ADVICE: Single Moms - How did you pay for your nursing program?
    I just read that you have an infant. Wow! Personally I couldntve done it with a tiny one and done well. My daughter's in grade school so its quite different. But there are women who do it, more power...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  10. SEEKING ADVICE: Single Moms - How did you pay for your nursing program?
    First you need to consider if the price tag is going to be worth it. Theres programs out here in CA that cost as much as a house, no joke! i'm talking over 200k after considering all the books and...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  11. New grad eager for new psych position
    Congrats fgreen! I posted in your interview thread so i'm really happy to hear you got the position!! I was recommended to get the Psychiatric Nursing Made Easy book ($10 used on Amazon) and the...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  12. New grad eager for new psych position
    A whistle and upping my current exercise routine dually noted. Great tips!
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  13. New grad eager for new psych position
    Thank you Davey Do! I've been doing a lot of fine combing through the psych threads to take notes on everything that I can. Thanks for the reply, you're one of those I was hoping would reply :up: ...
    Mar 1, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  14. Is Nursing Course Failure Always a Bad Thing?
    I failed my second nursing course clinical. Theory I was fine. I never gave more effort than required an eventually it caught up to me. I needed an attitude adjustment and the teacher at the time...
    Feb 26, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  15. I don't want to work in LTC... Will someone change my attitude?
    There's a couple of things that will change your attitude.... unemployment and un paid bills! I'm being completely honest. Once you graduate and see what things are really like for new grads, you...
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  16. Where should I buy my interview clothes?
    I was able to get a nice pair of black business slacks and a blazer at Target. The blazer was a bit pricey at $35 but it has a bit of stretch to it so I didn't need to tailor it in any way. I also...
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  17. Ranting on the New Grads
    Congrats on your new job!
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  18. New grad RN and home health/assisted living job offer. Take it?
    Take the job that is offered to you! Any money and RN experience is better than none at all. Good luck
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  19. Just landed an interview in psych.
    I just had 2 interviews for psych just 2 weeks ago and I landed the position. I was asked no personality type questions at all Some of the questions I was asked included: -Describe a...
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: Nursing First Job Hunt Assistance
  20. New grad eager for new psych position
    Also if anyone knows any good phone apps or websites that may be helpful within the specialty, that would be great. After I'm in the swing of things (and have the $) I'd like to join APNA to keep...
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  21. New grad eager for new psych position
    Hi everyone, I am a sort of new grad (summer 2013) who after a long search and unpaid bills has finally been able to land an RN job in psych. I applied back in October only to be immediately...
    Feb 25, '14
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. Grand Canyon RN-BSN
    All GCU students now get ms office completely free, not just a trial. I downloaded it last week, such a lifesaver!
    Feb 15, '14
    Forum: Nursing Online Distance Learning
  23. 2nd Interview for Tele/Med Surg Floor!!
    Was the second interview different from your first?
    Feb 12, '14
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  24. HELP! NicuRN Moving to LA don't know which Job to take!
    I would go to CHLA! Its very highly respected and leaves room for other pediatric specialties in the future. Congratulations on the 2 offers, those are both amazing facilities. And good luck in...
    Jan 29, '14
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  25. Certifications within First Year after Licensure
    BLS and ACLS at minimum. Nearly every new grad will have those listed on their resume. The NIH Stroke Scale is free and is good to have. And no ACLS you don't need an RN license, I took that 11...
    Jan 29, '14
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure


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