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  1. Criminal Background Check
    It depends on the state you live in. In MA I had to disclose all charges whether they were dismissed or not, but that was because I had to check "Yes" on if I had any misdemeanors... Either call the...
    Oct 21
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  2. At this moment
    congratulations to you!! you are an inspiration... thank you for sharing
    Oct 11
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. New Grad jobs
    I've heard that Exeter Hospital, Eliot Hospital and Douglass-Wentworth will hire new grads. Good luck!
    Aug 21
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  4. Addiction Help/Support for Nurses
    Congratulations on your recovery, and thank you for offering help to those who might need it.
    Aug 21
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Still Waiting...Patiently
    I had to wait almost 6 months for my ATT here in Massachusetts, but I have a criminal history so I expected that. Was there anything out of the ordinary on your application? I agree with prior...
    Aug 21
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  6. Drug-seeking in prison?  Rx narcotics?
    I understand your frustration, but it's useless to let yourself get upset over something like this. Just follow the orders given and pass along relevant info to the MD and let him/her decide who...
    Aug 21
    Forum: Correctional Nursing
  7. what did i do wrong
    Was this a newly admitted patient? If not I'm surprised it wasn't written in with the orders to crush and give with applesauce. Were all of the meds crushable?
    Aug 15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  8. Came across this gem...
    hahahaha that's awesome. most people don't understand, but i love it!
    Aug 4
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  9. ASU : Concerns about certified background check
    If it's been over a month I would guess that you are in the clear... What I've read is that it's about 30 days to get out of your system if you're a heavy user. I am also on the pro side of the issue...
    Jul 31
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  10. ASU : Concerns about certified background check
    No judgment here... just wondering when you quit using marijuana?
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  11. Clinical background check...
    Check on your state's board of nursing website. I believe where I live in Massachusetts it said to not apply if you have current/open charges against you. Also check with your school. It is not out...
    Jul 29
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  12. Visitors to our little corner
    Knowing that visitors often frequent this forum makes me feel hopeful that we actually can break down the shame, stigma and ignorance. And I believe that allowing others to ask questions and read...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. should I appeal
    I'm not sure how you could even go about appealing that, would your classmate back you up? Even then I'm not sure where it would get you. In my state they give you 3 tries for the clinical part of...
    Jul 12
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. Education in my resume
    what type of job are you applying for?
    Jul 12
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  15. criminal background
    I was allowed in Massachusetts to sit for the NCLEX and was given a license with no restrictions with two marijuana possession charges (one in 2009 the other in 2010). I started seeing a therapist...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  16. licensure by acceptance of examination
    check on the reciprocation policy on the Illinois BON website
    Jun 26
    Forum: Illinois Nursing
  17. Filing for NCLEX but Recently got Married - Can I use my maiden name?
    I think I've heard that if your last name changes due to getting married, to bring your marriage certificate. I would call PearsonVue and ask before you do anything. Wouldn't want to be turned away...
    Jun 26
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Disappointed in myself  :(
    you can come back from being on academic probation! first try to look back and why you think you failed and make a new plan so it won't happen again. good luck to you, if you want it bad enough you...
    Jun 26
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  19. Question about failing out of a nursing program??
    My school had the same policy, however if you had a learning disability or mental illness they were forgiving and willing to give you another chance, as long as you met with the chairperson of the...
    Jun 26
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  20. Conducting a group in psych clinical
    I had to do a group and did it on time management and organization. I made brochures and bought a few things at the dollar store so while they were learning they could decorate their calendars and...
    Jun 26
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  21. Help!  Accused giving more narcotics than peers
    This happened to a friend of mine, when her drug screen came back negative they apologized and did some education with her to "convince" patients to take their po narcotics before IV. good luck I...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Nursing Activism / Healthcare Politics
  22. Completed my 5 year contract successfully!
    congratulations! thank you for coming back and sharing your success story
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. I'm Pretty Sure I Can Get Licensed, but What About the Job Hunt???
    Have you looked into getting your charges expunged or annulled? I recommend speaking to a lawyer. I am not in HR nor am I a hiring manager, but I have heard of others with "worse" records who have...
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  24. Here's good news
    sending positive vibes!
    Jun 20
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. cna +  drug testing
    Sounds like you could use some education on the disease of addiction. I hope your patients can't feel your misguided judgments. It is not a lack of self control or character, but I don't expect to...
    Jun 15
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant


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