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?
[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.