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  1. Help..Meeting with Board of Nursing
    OhioRn, Please be very careful anytime you peak with the BON or anyone associated with the BON. Their job is to protect the public from unsafe nurses, whether due to impairment by some sort of...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  2. Escaping your past mistakes
    A person has to want to make progress and "get well". As recovering addicts we all know this. It's no different for those hurt by the using addict/alcoholic. They have to want to "get over" the past,...
    Mar 9
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. Any experience with criminal charges due to medication diversion
    If you have criminal charges you may also hear from the board of nursing (BON) as well. Consider retaining a license defense attorney if that happens. Do NOT use your criminal defense attorney for...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. An anticlimatic end!
    Thanks "Tex"! ;) I like "popping in". Need to keep everyone on their toes. :ninja: The last person who said they thought of me often was a bill collector! I miss everyone here, but things have...
    Feb 25
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. An anticlimatic end!
    Someone once told me religion is for people afraid of going to hell...spirituality is for those who have been there. Jack
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  6. When you find you're riding a dead horse, the best thing to do is get off of it
    An amends is about you and not the person you are making amends to. It's the willingness to be humble to make the amends which is important. If you are hoping they will forgive you after making the...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. An anticlimatic end!
    You might consider contacting TPAPN to see if there are any support groups for recovering health care professionals (sometimes called Caduceus meetings). While some can be 12 Step oriented, not all...
    Feb 24
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. good book- Jackstem??
    Hi Lori! You are most welcome! I'm working as an addictions counselor at an outpatient facility just east of Cincinnati. Extremely challenging and rewarding. Also nice to know my experiences can...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. good book- Jackstem??
    We ARE friends!!! And thanks for your kind words. I know what you mean about your mom getting sick (let alone your spouse as well). My dad died last January after open heart surgery. He lived...
    Mar 3, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. Can I become a Nurse Practioner?
    You might also consider a consultation with an experienced license defense attorney. They can provide an opinion based on the administrative laws and the nurse practice act in your state. The cost of...
    Mar 3, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. good book- Jackstem??
    I'm doing well, thanks! I started a new job as an addictions counselor and am enjoying the job immensely. I'm the counselor for the suboxone intensive outpatient program. After a detox period they...
    Mar 3, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. good book- Jackstem??
    TXRN2, I have't read the book. It sounds interesting. Was there anything in the book that stands out from everything else? I'll pick up a copy. Thanks for the recommendation! Jack
    Mar 2, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Nursing student
    Are you working any kind of a recovery program for your alcohol addiction as well as your eating disorder? Jack
    Jan 28, '13
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Need to know about doing clinicals with a few felony convictions (In San Diego, Ca)
    I spoke with a client in treatment where I work as a counselor. Her primary counselor asked me for input since I was a CRNA before my addiction and consult with a license defense attorney. I hated to...
    Jan 24, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  15. Need to know about doing clinicals with a few felony convictions (In San Diego, Ca)
    Consult with a license defense aytorney in your state. They are the best suited individual to answer your questions. Schools may tell you it will be no problem, but they have a financial reason, your...
    Jan 20, '13
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  16. Giving the license up
    I know people get tired of seeing me type this, but have you considered at least a consultation with a license defense attorney to find out what your options may be? It could be worth a try. Just...
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. Just took random drug test
    THAT IS AN AWESOME CHRISTMAS PRESENT!!!! Congratulations! Jack PS Pay it forward!
    Dec 20, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Giving the license up
    wish_me_luck, I know exactly how you feel...the peaceful feeling thing. I'm a recovering opioid addict and former CRNA. After my last relapse I knew in my bones I could never return to anesthesia,...
    Dec 5, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Another month down
    Congratulations on your 7 months!! Jack
    Nov 13, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Alcoholism VS Addiction:What does everyone think?
    Theoretically. What's sad is health care professionals who don't know and understand the basics of the pathophysiology of this chronic, progressive, potentially fatal disease of the brain. I'm...
    Sep 8, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  21. Hi to all nurses in Recovery
    Have you tried googling smart recovery?
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Trying to get a count of nurses who got public reprimand after a DUI
    I work with a license defense attorney who practices in three states. If a nurse is reported to the BON after a DUI they'd be lucky to get only a letter of reprimand. All three states require an...
    Aug 12, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Trying to pick myself up during my suspension.
    Good to hear from you KaseyJo. Sorry to hear about the flood. It takes courage to bring up things we struggle with, and even more courage to hear suggestions we don't like. It shows good progress...
    Aug 3, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. Alcoholism VS Addiction:What does everyone think?
    Could very possibly be insurance generated. Some ding dong in the insurance industry has decided they must be different diseases. Maybe if the doc was called an "alcoholist" they would require them...
    Aug 1, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Florida impared nurse program
    There can be many reasons a nurse might be considered "impaired". Yes, Substance Use Disorder is a major (or THE major) reason. Others can include narcolepsy (as suggested), some mental health...
    Jul 26, '12
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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