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  1. Issues with Psy Nursing
    I've been offended on this site, too. When that happens, I just log off for a while until I feel like I'm ready to come back. :wavey: You have to realize that a lot of people can look at others...
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  2. Psychiatric RN Certification?
    You can check out the requirements at www.nursingworld.org I'm actually due to be recertified this year so I need to be looking into it myself. Good Luck!!
    Jul 11, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  3. re: something to consider...
    Your story was so touching! As for the guy at work, if you lose his friendship at least you can be sure you made a difference in his life. You've had to endure so much pain in your life and to turn...
    Jul 10, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  4. re: something to consider...
    Very well said. Thank you for your post. You are absolutely correct in all that you said. I don't think the problems and issues being listed are only seen in psychiatric nurses, but in all nurses. I...
    Jul 10, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. State hospital.
    Our State hospital takes anyone. We have court committed, voluntary, and emergency admits. We also have forensic patients who have been there for many years. After the patients are sent on an...
    Jun 25, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  6. Moving to columbus, need advice!!!!
    I was just wondering what was the worst about OSU? I think the nurses there are unionized, aren't they? Or maybe they are just working for the state. I always thought that would be a good place to...
    May 2, '05
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  7. Safety Policies
    I stand corrected. I didn't mean that ALL who strongly oppose should be suspect. I should have said that SOME may be more likely to have contraband. You're right that many will have other issues...
    Mar 25, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  8. Safety Policies
    Just a couple of suggestions. We have the tank lids on the commodes bolted down so we don't have to check inside of them. Secondly, we don't search visitors but they aren't allowed to bring purses or...
    Mar 25, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  9. Looking for case management position in Ohio
    www.genesishcs.org You might try Genesis hospital in Zanesville. It's a shorter drive from Wheeling to Zanesville than it would be to Columbus. I work in Cambridge. Good luck with your job search!
    Mar 12, '05
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. New User Introduction
    Welcome! I live in Southeastern Ohio also. It's great to have you at allnurses.
    Mar 12, '05
    Forum: Introductions / Greetings
  11. Ohio nursing students......belmont tech?
    Just found your post! I went to Belmont Tech (years ago). Are you still going. It's great to see posts from our little area of Ohio!
    Mar 12, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  12. S.E. Ohio, Athens area R.N. job info needed.
    www.genesishcs.org You can try this link. It is for Genesis Hospital in Zanesville. That may be somewhat farther than you want to drive but they have twelve hour shifts and the pay is rather...
    Mar 12, '05
    Forum: Ohio Nursing
  13. Court sides with California nurses
    :yeah: Excellent!! Keep up the good work, CNA!
    Mar 9, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  14. RNs Spoil the Oscar Party for Gov. Schwarzenegger
    Nurses in all states should be as assertive and outspoken as the CNA. Voices are only heard when they are projected loud and clear for all to hear. The more voices, the louder the message. I am in...
    Mar 6, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. 1948 movie The Snake Pit
    I've never seen the movie. However, a couple of things off the top of my head is the reduction of people being placed in restraints and moving mentally ill patients out into the community rather than...
    Mar 6, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  16. reducing aggression in psychotic patients
    That's hard to say given the individuality of each case. If the person is acutely psychotic, you may not want to encourage them to start beating up on a punching bag. They might not be able to back...
    Mar 6, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  17. tips for adolescent psych, plz??
    Teens can be tough to work with. Lots of times they come across as being angry when they really have a lot of emotional pain that they don't know how to deal with. Just be patient with them and don't...
    Mar 6, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  18. What do nursing unions do?
    Are you, by chance, in SEIU?
    Mar 5, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. What do nursing unions do?
    What state are you in?
    Mar 5, '05
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. RNs Spoil the Oscar Party for Gov. Schwarzenegger
    I, on the other hand, think they should keep it up. They aren't getting their point across any other way. The squeeky wheel usually gets the oil. Regardless of them being professional or not, they...
    Mar 5, '05
    Forum: Nursing News
  21. Residential Psych Treatment - Med Administration
    You may want to check about a waiver. I know there is such a thing when there is a survey coming up and you have extreme circumstances that can effect the outcome. Look on the JCAHO website for some...
    Feb 28, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  22. My daughter and her RTC
    The priority of the healthcare staff involved should be to do no harm to the situation. There is no evidence that mental health services can do anything to alleviate personality disorder. There is...
    Feb 26, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  23. My daughter and her RTC
    It doesn't sound like your daugher has a mental illness. I agree that it does look like Borderline Personality Disorder. The best thing the staff can do is to lift all the restrictions and play each...
    Feb 26, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  24. Residential Psych Treatment - Med Administration
    Congrats on the promotion. Try the following link. It has some great sample policies and a multitude of questions that you could be asked by JCAHO. www.4nursingmanagers.com If we can help you out...
    Feb 25, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  25. My daughter and her RTC
    I don't take it as being rude at all. You are the only one who can fathom the whole situation and I'm sure you've heard all the excuses from staff. I sincerely do wish you the best of luck in this. ...
    Feb 25, '05
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing


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