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DontDoThat has 3 years experience and specializes in Psych.

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    Cal State East Bay

    Last year the lowest GPA accepted was 3.8. Every year it depends on the pool of applicants. Hope that helps.
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    New Grad in Psych Nursing

    If you want to start in psych, you'll need to do your preceptorship in psych.
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    CSUEB clinicals

    I teach the psych rotation at Herrick. As far as I know, we've never had a student assaulted. However, it's always best to walk to your car with others.
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    Cal State East Bay, anyone?

    I hear they have an excellent clinical instructor for the Psych rotations! LOL
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    How much do psych techs make vs nurses?

    Where I work, in the SF Bay Area at a union hospital, RN's make around $50 and LPT's $30.
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    Psychiatric-Mental Health Certification

    I took it in October. Meds, learning theories, Family therapy theories, cognitive therapy. Pretty broad based exam. Reminded me of the N-Clex, tough questions but score to pass is not high.
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    Reentry Program for Nurses

    Are there refresher programs in the SF Bay Area? I'm a Psych RN that would like to try something else in a few years.
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    Male Nursing Salaries

    It's true that you'd earn twice as much in California, but you'll also pay twice as much for your house, so it evens out in the end.
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    What kind of person???

    I call her Melissa!
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    Does size matter?

    No, you just have to be meaner, like a Chihuahua! lol
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    Male Nursing Salaries

    Where I live starting wage is a little over $40/hr. There is no bonus for having a penis. lol But I'm still glad I have it.
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    Psych nursing certification exam

    I'm planning to do this as well. Does anyone out there have this certification? Was it worth it? Where I work it only gives you a 2% increase in pay, so most don't bother. Do potential employers value it? Is it difficult to maintain?
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    Waiting for California NCLEX Results...

    If you took it last tuesday, your license will show up either today or Saturday. Good Luck! Remember, you can take it again in 6 weeks if you didn't pass - not the end of the world.
  14. I'm interested in this as well.
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    What happens if a nurse is attacked?

    [A way that our unit deals with it is that we always have a male staff member on each shift. I'm that male staff. Now I'm on modified duty because a patient slammed a cabinet on my foot, breaking my toe and causing serious trauma to my foot.