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  1. How is this fair?
    instead of setting boundaries and limits to what you will accept for answers, i suggest being open to what people are trying to say to you and leaving your attitude at the door. i have read too many...
    Jun 20, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  2. Social Worker Wants Me In an Impaired Nurse Program--I am NOT Impaired
    Regardless of what you choose to think as far as the disease concept and addiction, anyone who wants to stop using has to really want to stop using in order to succeed. This fact is one of the only...
    Apr 21, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  3. new to forum seeking advice
    I would contact the state BON and specifically ask what is needed to show sobriety. I suspect there is no concrete answer and would gather whatever you can to support your recovery, including meeting...
    Mar 7, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  4. What is your opinion/knowledge base on recovery programs?
    It is obvious that you don't see addiction as a disease and instead see it as a personal weakness, which is your right and I respect your right to have this opinion, but disagree with it I also...
    Mar 2, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  5. Is it possible to seal criminal charges from your nursing license?
    No, it is not possible, and to seek legal advice would be a waste of money and time. FYI, any criminal record is also something that the BON wants to know of, regardless of expungement, or final...
    Feb 21, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  6. failed drug test by First Lab
    I STRONGLY encourage you to consult with a healthcare lawyer, IMMEDIATELY IF you want to avoid BON monitoing and possible permanant dicipline hx on your license. As much as you want to minimize...
    Jan 31, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  7. IPN affecting other professional licenses.
    I too am late alot!! And my brain still goes into the desire to lie, after 14 yrs clean... I know that it is ok to just tell the truth and if people don't like that I was just not paying attention to...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  8. My doctor prescribed Midrin for chronic H/A and Migraines
    I apreciate your open mindedness here, and will be the first to acknowledge the misconstrued way that people view commments when in the written manner. Let me clarify something here, I personally...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  9. IPN affecting other professional licenses.
    I would not risk my license just to work as a nurse, and you will lose it when they find out. They have ability to see any government site, like IRS, and HHS ( social security). ALso, you could have...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. My doctor prescribed Midrin for chronic H/A and Migraines
    http://www.aafp.org/afp/2003/1115/p1971.html
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  11. My doctor prescribed Midrin for chronic H/A and Migraines
    Not to be insulting here, but I found this easly when googled, and I would not advise taking this,. I can guarentee that if you that no doctor with addiction experience would have prescribed this to...
    Jan 28, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  12. Nurse arrested in alleged morphine theft
    All states publish disciplinary actions for all professions that are state regulated. If this man had done any type of background check before hiring this person, he would have found that her lpn...
    Jan 17, '10
    Forum: Nursing News
  13. IPN in Fla
    I think that FL recently began a monitoring program that is for nurses who test positive but don't fit into the addict definition. they are monitord and tested for 1 yr and must stay drug free. There...
    Jan 7, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  14. Am I hireable?
    Kayte, Keep the faith... as others said, there is a recession and this includes nursing jobs, and many new grads are also not working. I suggest looking at non hospital jobs, and try nursing...
    Jan 7, '10
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  15. What is your opinion/knowledge base on recovery programs?
    I admire your attitude and again, hope that this ends up well for you. I am sorry for being such a bulldog and in looking back, did not need to respond as I did. I left nursing for a long list...
    Jan 3, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  16. What is your opinion/knowledge base on recovery programs?
    i do wish you well, and please do keep us informed.
    Jan 2, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  17. What is your opinion/knowledge base on recovery programs?
    While I agree with you that there are many cases similar to yours regarding CM and misinformation and I am sorry that your status is in jeopardy due to your word vs theirs, there is avaluable ...
    Jan 1, '10
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  18. Will going to Tx for Alcohol and drugs 27 years ago keep me from being a nurse?
    With no ill will directed at Jack, I respectfully disagree with his advice here simply because he works with an attorney whose ONLY online advice is to hire a lawyer whenever a nurse is involved with...
    Dec 24, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  19. Any ga nurses out there?
    here is a link to a GA lawyer http://www.francullen.com/
    Dec 20, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  20. Getting licensed in another state after vountarily surrendering in another
    From what I know, in order to get license by endorsement ( ie licensed already in other states) you need a cuurrent license from your home state. I do know that FL is one of the easier states to get...
    Dec 10, '09
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  21. Licensure by Endorsement States and RNP
    Traveler, I know that FL is one for sure, and have read of a nurse who tried to get licensed in NJ and was told she would need to be evaluated and monitored. I think that she had just recently...
    Nov 16, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  22. Licensure by Endorsement States and RNP
    I agree with the suggestion of finishing out your monitoring before seeking licensure elsewhere. Even then, you may be required to a monitoring period depending on the state and their regs. I...
    Nov 9, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  23. Pre- employment drug  testing
    This is just my opinion, and not legal in nature... but from what I know and have read in the many yrs I have been involved in helping nurses in recovery, you should not be involved with the advice...
    Oct 27, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  24. help
    I have several questions here: 1, Did you get written up or reported for the alleged shifts you worked when appearing to be "sedated"? 2, is there any cocern or proof that you have taken IV...
    Oct 19, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  25. Any ideas? Please help!
    I went thru a similar thing, where I was given a LOA, and required to get treatment. I worked with EAP and signed releases for EAP to talk with HR, my manager, and my treatment center and this kept...
    Oct 9, '09
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery


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