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    specialized "Deaf/Hard of Hearing" acute care unit

    We have had one patient that states that he hears voices that tell him to kill himself. No one knows for sure if he really hears these voices, because he cannot hear any kind of audible voice. On our unit we have 2 social workers that are deaf a...
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    Facing Financial Cut-Backs

    Are you facing major financial cut-backs in your work place do to the current recession we are in? 1. Yes 2. No 3. Don't know
  3. Hi. I have been working for the last 3 months on a specialized "Deaf/Hard of Hearing" acute care unit at my psychiatric hospital in Massachusetts. I am curious. Are there any other specialized units similar to this anywhere else?
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    Second Degree in _____?

    I am considering getting a degree in Business to compliment my nursing degree.
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    Psychiatric Trends

    This is a good question. Unfortunately I am not sure of the answer, but I am interested on the other replies you receive. However, this trend to closing psychiatric units/hospitals is not a good sign. Where are we going to put all those client...
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    frequent flyers

    Yes it does get frustrating and many staff get burned-out from the "personality disorder" clients. All clients need help, and you should not focus more energy on one client or type of client than another. The Personality disorder client (i.e. Borde...
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    Using college career counselors

    A question for anyone who has worked as a nurse and then changed their career while still utilizing their prior nursing experience. Has anyone used a career counselor in college to help you decide which career change you can move into while stil...
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    certifications

    Unfortunately I cannot answer your posting: "I was wondering if anyone has any information on CRRN, CDMS, CCCM Certifications. I am looking to get a job with an insurance company and these are required" However, this website may give some insig...
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    certifications

    Unfortunately I cannot answer your posting: "I was wondering if anyone has any information on CRRN, CDMS, CCCM Certifications. I am looking to get a job with an insurance company and these are required" However, this website may give some insig...
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    Where do you see yourself in 5 Years???

    After dealing with my current work stress and watching the CNN review of the nursing field, I would have to pick number 5. I am undecided on what I will do within the next 5 years. However, CNN predicts that because I am under 30 years old, there w...
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    Selling medical products for companies.

    Has anyone made a career change into selling medical products and/or medical equipment for a Company? If so, how did you go about getting this position and what qualifications and/or education did you need? If you do not have all the qualifations fo...
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    Administering Herbal Medicane Therapy

    Has anyone administered herbal medicane therapy on a daily basis to your clients in any Northeastern USA hospital? Are PCPs reluctant to prescribe herbal medicane to their clients? :)
  13. What types of qualifications and/or education does one need to get a position in QI, UR, or Risk Management? :)
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    Where do you see yourself in 5 Years???

    Where do you see yourself in 5 years??? Do you think you will... 1. Stay where you are in the same position. 2. Get more education and advance up the nursing career path. 3. Get more education and leave nursing. 4. Leave nursing reg...
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    Maine Nurses Association votes to disaffiliate from ANA!

    Congratulations!!! I'm glad to hear that there was such a high percentage of those of you that voted against the ANA. I glad to hear such good progress. I just hope that your state union does what they say they will. ------------------
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    Need help quick!!!

    Currently my friend is out of work because of stress. She is also looking for another job, because her current one obviously believes in putting staff in unsafe situations. I am outraged over this. It definitely demonstrates such a lack of respect...