KatmamaRN ADN, RN

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KatmamaRN has 18 years experience as a ADN, RN.

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  1. KatmamaRN

    Working in a group home setting

    If it’s anything like my experience, you would not be allowed to work without on site supervision at all times. I had 3 people who I had to give them and say I would be with them, in case someone called out, etc. it worked out well as I worked in a...
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    Please help.

    I don’t have any answers for your questions as my situation was different, but I do agree with caliotter3 that it might be a good idea to do something different while you rehab. You could still have repercussions since you’re still a “nurse” but you...
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    A week later, and the job is done

    Thanks y’all. It feels good to be done, but I’ll never be the same. It did leave a scar on my psyche in addition to public information that will always be out there. Isn’t it funny...my very “private” diagnosis is out there for all the world to se...
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    A week later, and the job is done

    One week past my contract date, and I am DONE. Nerve-wracking TIL the end, to say the least, but 5+ years of mental stress can now be put behind me. It was very matter-of-fact, as I have no history with the new case manager, but she was nice enough....
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    Well I’ll be!

    Thanks y’all. I’m two days past my “end” date but I still haven’t heard anything. This test usually takes a week, so I figured this would run into next week. In my mind, it’s already over ?
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    Any SC participants out there?

    My assumption is they test for alcohol with every test, but especially if alcohol was a DOC, I’d expect it.
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    Well I’ll be!

    Thanks y’all! You’re absolutely right, and I’m normally so patient. My hubby tried to make me feel better about it too. We have a weekend planned that I was hoping to relax a bit and even have a celebratory shot of sake or wine tasting @ Biltmore ...
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    Well I’ll be!

    Two days before my contract is up and I’m selected to test. Results usually take a week to come back. I’m not sure what this means as far as my finish date, but I will NOT be a happy camper if this is extended pending results. Not a day longer...(...
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    Down to single digits....

    Did they make you wait on test results to “officially” be done. I had never considered that until someone mentioned it here. I know I’m clean, but I don’t want to wait one more day beyond the contract date.
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    Down to single digits....

    Perfect!!!
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    Down to single digits....

    Thank you! It’s sooooo close. I kinda knew what to expect with my old case manager but she left a year ago. I’ve never even really talked to the new cm but she seems more strict. I can’t wait to be able to file all my paperwork away and not look ...
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    Down to single digits....

    ...and still haven’t tested since August. What were your last couple of months like? I feel sure they’ll test me at least once more before it all ends, but they don’t have long. I’m antsy because I want to be DONE on my date and not held up waitin...
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    And just like that... it's over.

    Congrats! I can’t wait to taste that freedom. I’m down to 10 days and haven’t tested since August. Now I’m freaked out that I would have to wait past my “date” for any results if they decide to test? I’ve been a model prisoner for five years...hop...
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    I feel like I'm losing control

    First, I’m sorry you’re having a tough time. Life sure does suck sometimes and throws us curveballs we don’t desire or expect. I agree with keeping this under wraps. Perhaps some alcohol treatment or detox would help, but let me just say, a lot of...
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    Do you miss it?

    I do miss my doc, ambien, which is not what I got in trouble for (I was positive for opiates on the job). I’ve had to be on opiates while in this program, with permission, and I didn’t have any problems when I finished them. But I was abusing ambie...