Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: catebsn25

From Date
  1. Work in it...or is living it enough?
    Not the same for everyone, but getting a therapist and seeing her regularly helped me immensely... Just a thought. Good luck to you!
    Jan 26
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  2. What grinds your gears about your coworkers?
    I might chart 0 even if a patient is NPO because it shows that you checked, and also I don't like to leave anything empty while charting. I doubt my coworkers would do any such thing, but just as a...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  3. BON asking for certified court documents
    I am not in the same state as you but I can tell you what my experience was. I have a few misdemeanors on my record and was able to be licensed in MA and NH after going through similar steps (court...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  4. Work in it...or is living it enough?
    Your story is very similar to mine. Long story short, yes it is possible. In fact, I believe your background will make you a much more empathetic and understanding nurse in an addictions or psych...
    Jan 18
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  5. Ending the old and starting a new
    How wonderful!! Thank you for coming back to share with all of us... Congratulations to you! What an accomplishment. I wish you the best in the rest of your long and happy career. Think of all the...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. Gifts for Patients?
    That's what I was afraid of. I ended up just bringing candy to share with everyone since it was so last minute and I didn't want to do anything wrong. I was planning on just saying that Santa came or...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Gifts for Patients?
    and that must have taken her so much time!! what a thoughtful thing to do.
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Gifts for Patients?
    that's a wonderful idea but the thing with that is that it's an acute psych unit so when I go into work tomorrow afternoon I will be meeting all of the patients for the first time... I was thinking...
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Gifts for Patients?
    thank you both for replying!
    Dec 24, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Gifts for Patients?
    Hi all! I am a new nurse so I wanted to present this to you guys to see if this would be appropriate or not. I might just be looking way too deep into this, (which I do with a lot of things haha), so...
    Dec 23, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. POSITIVE DRUG TEST
    My response was more to her accusation of having a drug problem, not the capitals equaling shouting.
    Dec 20, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. patients on methadone plus PRN pain meds
    How unfortunate that there is a nurse on here who has no empathy for the disease of addiction. Luckily your opinion does not matter. I hope your patients can't feel your ignorant judgments. Please...
    Dec 15, '14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  13. POSITIVE DRUG TEST
    How on earth did you come up with that from the original post?? Anyway, I think you have a problem with judgment and coming to conclusions before having all of the appropriate and necessary...
    Dec 15, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  14. want to help
    From my understanding most state BON's are looking to see what has changed since your arrests and what you have done to change or better yourself. Like long term therapy and proof of accepting...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  15. Coffee, that life-saving java joe!  Can you say, "Java Junkie"?
    I get the joke... but the word "junkie" makes my skin crawl...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  16. Student Concerns...
    have you seen her impaired at clinical? how do you know this is true? unless you are witnessing behavior that puts patients at risk, my advice is to mind your own business.
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges
  17. ASU : Concerns about certified background check
    glad to hear it worked out for you!
    Nov 9, '14
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  18. suboxone taper
    In my facility we require patients to submit a 3 day note if they want to leave early. There should definitely be a policy on this in your facility... But if the pt is leaving AMA, they are refusing...
    Nov 9, '14
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  19. Licensed with felonies
    It does vary state to state, but it is not impossible to become licensed with a criminal background. You may need to appear before your BON and plead your case... Where I live (MA) they basically...
    Nov 9, '14
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  20. 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, '14
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  21. At this moment
    congratulations to you!! you are an inspiration... thank you for sharing
    Oct 11, '14
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. New Grad jobs
    I've heard that Exeter Hospital, Eliot Hospital and Douglass-Wentworth will hire new grads. Good luck!
    Aug 21, '14
    Forum: New Hampshire Nursing
  23. Addiction Help/Support for Nurses
    Congratulations on your recovery, and thank you for offering help to those who might need it.
    Aug 21, '14
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. 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, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. 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, '14
    Forum: Correctional Nursing


Nursing Jobs in every specialty and state. Visit today and Create Job Alerts, Manage Your Resume, and Apply for Jobs.

Top