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  1. COHN Exam Scheduled
    Passed the COHN exam. I was surprised with the format of the questions. Glad to have that behind me, and that certification under my belt!
    Oct 28, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  2. COHN Exam Scheduled
    I am scheduled to take the COHN exam next Friday the 23rd. I have been studying months with the Certistep CD and Core Curriculum of Occupational & Enviromental Health Nursing book. Not so much...
    Aug 16, '13
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  3. Doctor texting order turned into a nightmare
    Absolutely not. I can't tell you how many times I receive text messages from friends where the autocorrect has changed words. Bad enough that I have had to decipher doctors notes in charts, let alone...
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. American Literature & College Algebra
    I took College Algebra and US History together. I was swamped with my US History class, and my Algebra class suffered. I withdrew from the Algebra class. I plan to take the Algebra at a community...
    Dec 17, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  5. Challenging Transfer Credits
    That actually gives me a glimmer of hope. Great idea sending official descriptions. I am content with the classes that they did give me credit for. It seems like a large group from this board have to...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  6. Challenging Transfer Credits
    Just curious if anyone has had to contact their academic advisor to challenge transfer credits not given credit for. I recently sent in a request to be given credit for two classes that I had taken...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  7. Books
    It appears that there are a few options, in history books. Unfortunately the link for the History 1312 class syllabus is not available yet. Can't imagine that required materials would be much...
    Oct 5, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  8. Books
    Wow! Never knew that website existed. When signing up for classes, the university makes it sound like the books are only available at their bookstore. In the past I always went to the local...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  9. Books
    Hello all, Finished signing up for RN-BSN online classes that will be starting 10/22/12. Lucky me has to take History of the US 1312. I looked at the recommended book list, and it was extensive. Has...
    Oct 4, '12
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing Degrees
  10. Health and Wellness Fair
    Just curious if anyone here has ever held a Wellness Fair at their worksite. In the midst of putting one together with several different vendors. Currently have the usual vendors: doctors, massage...
    Jul 5, '12
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  11. OR Pet peeves
    * Being asked is the room and pt ready by anesthesia, when walking back from PACU. * Answering the surgeons phone throughout the entire case.
    Jun 12, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  12. Bovid smoke and plume
    For the occasional "bovie" smoke and smelly code browns, I would dab the outside of my mask with mint toothpaste. I always kept a small tube of it handy. Always helped me.
    May 22, '12
    Forum: Operating Room Nursing
  13. Adding more letters?
    I will look in to UNC Chapel Hill. I believe Bonnie Rogers may have some affiliation? I have a couple of books Occupational Health Nursing Guidelines that she authored. Always looking for ways to...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  14. Does your supervisor call & text you at all hours?
    On my days off, the calls usually went to voicemail. I always called back to decline, just as a courtesy. That way I wasn't faced with the anxiety of them calling again and again. I would also get...
    May 8, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Economic Recovery?
    I started my new OHN position at a manufacturing facility in January of this year. I would like to think things are improving on the OHN front. Not sure how things look nationwide.
    May 4, '12
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  16. Feeling defeated, lost and stupid.
    After reading some of these posts, I felt some of that anxiety creep back in. I worked on a busy PCU floor for over a year, and often felt overwhelmed and defeated at the end of the day. Even though...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Medical-Surgical Nursing
  17. Adding more letters?
    Thank you for the valuable feedback. I will be obtaining my hearing conservation certification in May. The spirometry cert will follow soon after. The COHN is definitely on my list, but I am still...
    Mar 23, '12
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  18. Adding more letters?
    So, I currently work as an occ. health nurse for a large manufacturing facility. Been in the position just over 2 months. My previous nursing background was in Progressive Care for 2 years, and an OR...
    Mar 14, '12
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing


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