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  1. Contract OHN jobs
    I started as a contract position through an occupational health clinic. I think it was a trial period and also put the training on the health clinic. After about one year the company offered me a...
    Dec 22, '09
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  2. Certification neccessary for OHN jobs?? Help needed
    It hasn't been for my job. It totally depends on what the employer is looking for and that has changed several times since I joined this team. We might be the first position to be cut. However, in...
    Dec 22, '09
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  3. How many OHN's are on these board?
    I am working as a occupatoinal nurse and safety specialist in a manufacturing facility
    Sep 30, '09
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  4. Fired all the LPN's
    Twenty years ago a hospital that I worked for tried going to all RN's. I am an RN but the push was BSN nurses and I am a diploma nurse. I think it takes a team of medical people to take good care...
    Sep 30, '09
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. From the Other Side of the Bed Rails - When the Nurse Becomes the Patient
    I also spent some time early in my life on the other side when I was diagnosed with Hepatitis that did not respond as I had hoped. 30years later all is well and liver is relatively good but I...
    Aug 19, '09
    Forum: Nursing and Spirituality
  6. My Child Has Wings...My path to Nursing School
    Every mother worse nightmare-even as a grandmother I can not even imagine your pain but thank you for writing about it. You will make a very good nurse as your are a mother.
    Aug 12, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. I'm 39 and want to become a nurse.
    I have spent 43 years in nursing and I am still working. I have worked with nurses from all genders and backgrounds. Some of the most intutive (can't spell) and thoughtful nurses (LPN and RN) were...
    Jul 22, '09
    Forum: Male Nursing Student
  8. The Most Amazing Patient
    Thank you for sharing. I graduated from nurses training in 1969 and over the years, I have several patients who also gave me their love and caring by telling me that I gave them the same. It...
    May 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. nursing student looking for an occupational health nurse to interview
    I work in a manufacturing facility-if this works for your interview purposes, I am willing to help
    Mar 25, '09
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  10. Need some Occ Health opinions
    I have been working in Occ Med for 8 years and also "fell into' this job. I work in a manufacturing faclities and I use gloves when needed. I agree that it is probably 3 times a week or less and...
    Dec 18, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  11. Nurses Right to Know HIV/AIDS Positive Status
    I believe that this is a legal right that people with these diseases do not have to tell because of the stigma attached. I am a nurse in a manufacturing plant with the voluntary first aid team. We...
    Nov 13, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  12. Wow, you new nurses !
    Very good point. It is what I worked for-the patients.
    Oct 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Wow, you new nurses !
    I have some concerns and probably some defensiveness about calling earlier nursing putting patients at risk , etc. I read about medication errors and judgement errors still occuring and we had them...
    Oct 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Anyone manage a wellness program?
    How did the interview go? We have a wellness program
    Oct 29, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  15. Wow, you new nurses !
    What a great topic and great responses. I am also an "old" nurse and saw much different issues that nurses see today on the floors. I have always thought that nursing was a career of passion and...
    Oct 29, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. OHN job interview: opinions please!
    I may be respoding too late and if that is true I am sorry. I also got a OHN job without experience but the facility was looking for a nurse to build a rapport with their employees so that the...
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  17. Coolant contamination in a manufacturing plant
    Thank you for responding. We did enforce the PPE while the bacteria counts were high, now our operators are not experiencing a problem
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  18. How many OHN's are on these board?
    Sorry, I have not been checking as often as I should but I do check it from time to time. Your question did not appear on my email so I either do not have it set up right or . . .
    Oct 1, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  19. How many OHN's are on these board?
    Hi, I am an occupational health nurse in a manufacturing facility. I have been working in Occ med for 7 years.
    Jul 21, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  20. Coolant contamination in a manufacturing plant
    Has anyone had to deal with contaminated coolant in a manufacturing area? We had a break out of dermatitis only to discover that our coolant/oil mixtures were the problem. We're improving and...
    Jun 4, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  21. Can someone give me some tips?
    I will tell you that I sort of "fell" into my OHN job but they were looking for a nurse to build rapports with their nurses. However, the things that I needed to know were OSHA recordkeeping (you...
    Jun 4, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  22. Alcohol at work
    Since our workplace has a drug program and I also coordinate that and some of our positions are FAA/DOT regulated, this does fall under my title of Health and Safety Specialist (I am an RN also). ...
    Jun 4, '08
    Forum: Occupational Health Nursing
  23. Can patient have sex in their private room?
    Interesting question. Even jail prisoners can have visits with opposite sex. Well, I would say yes, but I am sure that there is some legal complication in the case something would happen. It...
    Mar 5, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Saying Goodbye
    Beautifully written and congratulations to you for being such a special child-your parents must have been as proud of you as you were of them. Difficult times for you but such beautiful memories
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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