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I Am a Respiratory Therapist

this is for all of us in the crazy world of RT...I know you're out there! 28 People

    I Have Been An Rt For 11 Years Now.

    I always enjoyed the experience of being placed in a suitation were i need to intubate a patient and i do with one shot, and the RN informs the Pulmonologist and the MD's reply is " Go with whatever the RT's Vent Settings are".
    Jbunya2000 Jbunya2000 31-35, M 1 Response May 7, 2010

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    Rt Staff To Patient Ratio

    I am a respiratory therapist on a committee c other RT,s. We are working on a staffing grid that considers both financial and patient satisfaction. Our hospital covers an area about one block long by a half block wide c about 400 beds. Please let me know what has or has not...
    giuliana giuliana 61-65, F 1 Response Jan 22, 2010

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    I've Been a Rt

    for 22 years.  I'm ready for a change, a new career. I wish I knew what I wanted to be when I grow up!
    JojoWazoo JojoWazoo 46-50, F Feb 14, 2009

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    Respiratory Therapy- Find Support Through Sharing Stories

    Going into my 4th year in acute care- Resp. therapist. Looking for online support group about issues we face caring for critically ill patients.
    RTZOE2012 RTZOE2012 46-50 Apr 2, 2012

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    Albetterol

    Welcome to the wonderful world of Albetterol! I've been a RT for 2 years, but if you count the fact that I grew up with a RT as a mother I guess you could say I've been in it for over 30 yrs Anyway, RT is my second career.  I started out in mental health...there's really...
    Rachx2 Rachx2 31-35, F 2 Responses May 20, 2007

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    Wee

    I was in clinicals for Respiratory Therapy they decided i was gifted with children! Continually placed with babies and varing degrees of illness, abuse etc. and a new mom myself, very young and realizing how fortunate i was to have had a healthy baby. I came across this little...
    redheadsrule redheadsrule 36-40, F Jan 16, 2008

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    Related Experiences

    and I’m having a bit of a problem with our relationship. I have a quick question before I begin. How do some of you feel about physical touch with your therapist? Hand squeezes...
    Annaelaine Annaelaine 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    Hi, I am looking for a physical therapist or a PTA to get information! I am currently a student at a 2 year technical college .I was originally going for nursing school in 2006 but...
    Candik0817 Candik0817 26-30, F Sep 27

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    Male massage therapist here in flint Michigan. 14 years experience. Looking for male clients if interested contact me.
    hohney hohney 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 6

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    My therapists name is Gloria. i see her once every two weeks. she is the o only one i really open ton. Shesth off the month of October and so far Ive gotten cursed out, talked...
    Sb88 Sb88 26-30, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    When people find out that's what I do for a living they drool! "You're husband must LOVE you!" Sadly he doesn't get as many massages as he deserves, he gets me and is considerate...
    DTF7 DTF7 26-30, F 4 Responses Sep 24

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    I used to have cats as pets when I was growing up, and they were my favourite animals. Every time I was upset, my cats always made me feel better. Their appearance always relaxed...
    s4019t s4019t 26-30, M Oct 1

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    Looking to help ladies with this ;-)
    pauly673 pauly673 46-50, M 2 Responses Oct 12

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    My university has free psychological services and of everyone I have seen she had been the best this far. Thank god for higher education.
    emzilini emzilini 22-25, F 1 Response Oct 13

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    A really hot one that wants to take care of all my needs.
    SirenaVonLee SirenaVonLee 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I make a lot of depression posts not for attention but I use EP like a journal or a therapist. Please remember though, I'm not a negative person, I won't drag anyone into my...
    akaShaun akaShaun 16-17, M 5 Responses 17 hrs ago

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    1. I have made mistakes in my past and will continue to, but each time learning from each and everyone. Remember no one is perfect! 2. I'm very caring I love helping people 3. I...
    sarahrose1994 sarahrose1994 18-21, F 14 hrs ago

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    I finally got my therapist to tell me what she thought of me in diagnostic terms, althought she is not really into that. And me niether really wanting a label.. Yet, it would be...
    mirkwood86 mirkwood86 26-30, M 12 hrs ago

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    It hit me hard two days ago....anger or rather rage at him and anger at myself. He knew all about my abuse as an infant then proceeded to withhold all emotional and physical...
    selfcompassion selfcompassion 51-55, F 7 hrs ago

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    Pretty much sums it up What my family will do is that they will talk with me about something and they will decide what to door they could decide what to do without me present, and...
    awsome2 awsome2 18-21, M 7 hrs ago

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    I would like to share my experience. Perhaps doing so will be therapeutic. Perhaps someone will comment with something helpful. If you want to be a troll and say evil things, go...
    JamesB14 JamesB14 46-50, M 7 hrs ago

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    I had a bad night last night and couldn't sleep. (I shared that with him this morning and he knew i was going to the therapist today) It may sound silly, but I am disappointed...
    blue963 blue963 51-55, F 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    So, after my last post about my crappy week last week, I read and re-read HusbandOfOne's comment, the one about spending the next 20 years feeling the way I do in my marriage...
    driftingtiger driftingtiger 51-55, F 19 Responses 2 hrs ago

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    After my father was killed my mom abandoned me . I was left to fend for myself at the age of 15 . I reached out to my uncle and asked if he would take me in and he turned me away...
    MaKogaJeBriga MaKogaJeBriga 36-40, F 4 Responses 1 hr ago

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    about 8 years ago i had a friend whom took it upon herself to just cut me out of her life completely as you can imagine i was so hurt didnt know what i had done i text her she...
    jadestanway jadestanway 41-45, F 28 mins ago

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    So a little over 2weeks ago, my husband said he wanted "space". Our therapist ( really his), suggested I go to a hotel. On a Friday night in the middle of the night, he woke me up...
    mariondavies mariondavies 31-35, F 4 Responses Sep 29

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    I was recently diagnosed with agoraphobia by my doctor and social anxiety disorder by another doctor. I can't go to school so they put me into a program called Home-bound Schooling...
    agoraphobicfreak agoraphobicfreak 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 5

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    So, I need some help with something and I wasn't sure where else to turn where I felt most comfortable. So I just got out of an appointment talking with my doctor about finding a...
    Enveleyna Enveleyna 18-21, F 5 Responses Oct 9

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    I feel that my father is a coward and an insecure, passive aggressive, manipulative and (can be) violent person. Although he mostly raised me when I was growing up (my mother was...
    Regandlam Regandlam 36-40, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    I saw a crisis therapist who's helping me get a stable therapist. While talking today, I brought up some of the things my boyfriend and now his sister (who hates me because of this...
    Ginkofishin Ginkofishin 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Clients who experience indications of mesothelioma really should speak with their health practitioner to appropriately diagnose their problem. Fortunately, diagnoses for...
    Anthony825d5cr0 Anthony825d5cr0 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 28

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    I was in a summer camp, and I were sleeping on raised platforms beneath a tent above ground. In the afternoon there was a huge thunderstorm and the ground was wet and soft, there...
    TetraZL TetraZL 13-15, F 1 Response Oct 2

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    Kinder, Kirche, Kuche (Children, Church, Kitchen) Part Three - Chapter Two Hundred One We were on our way back to Mary Jane's room when we met the doctor on his way out of it and...
    MaryJanine MaryJanine 56-60, F Oct 11

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    FineSky green tea extract provides powerful catechins, particularly Epigallocatechin gallate or EGCG for short, which is the most valuable antioxidant component of green tea. This...
    zmzmllll zmzmllll 22-25, F 4 days ago

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    Echinacea Purpurea is an herbaceous, perennial plant that is native to the plains of the American West and has been widely cultivated in Europe, where it is thought to be perhaps...
    zmzmllll zmzmllll 22-25, F 1 day ago

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    Went to my therapist yesterday.. She said it's time for me to end things with my MM.. She believes my MM is getting sloppy...and self conscientiously wants to use this affair as...
    Differentforever Differentforever 46-50, F 14 Responses Oct 1

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    So tomorrow I'm going to tell my therapist I'm gay. I go to group therapy 3 times a week and today they decided to work on me because I've been going for a while (like 5 years...
    livefortoday95 livefortoday95 18-21, M 2 Responses Oct 2

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    My heart aches. My soul crushed. You can read about why, in detail, in my other stories. I don't feel I can truly relate to many people. The one woman I thought I had truly...
    ctguitardude ctguitardude 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 3

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    http://www.experienceproject.com/stories/Was-Bullied/4606483 Read this first, this is basically part one of the story. Sorry this is long, & kinda venting. My therapist has started...
    njgirll njgirll 16-17, F 1 Response Oct 7

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    Well I did it. I took everyones advice in ILIASM, and I consulted an attorney in the event that I may need to pull the parachute on my marriage. Thank you Bazaar for hammering this...
    Jane1024 Jane1024 36-40, F 6 Responses Oct 8

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    Common Misconceptions about Multiplicity- There are MANY common misconceptions about multiplicity, from it's beginning to it's current day status in the DSM. One of the most...
    Noxicology Noxicology 18-21, T 1 Response Oct 12

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    It's kind of strange really. I would never really admit i'm depressed and lonely. Many people would say i'm in the denial stage i guess. Im not an emotional guy. I don't want to...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 3 Responses Oct 12

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    A Florida couple, both well into their 80s, go to a sex therapist's office. The doctor asks, ‘What can I do for you?’ The man says, ‘Will you watch us have sexual...
    jerzee78 jerzee78 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 13

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    My therapist today had a great suggestion after I explained my feelings of doubt from the last week. She pointed out that in some ways biochemically, if the bonds of marriage are...
    HopefulDude HopefulDude 36-40, M 6 Responses Oct 14

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    Idk where to start. June this year my left thigh went numb/tingly. Went to my toes. I was dehydrated and thought that's what this was due to. Spread to my arm next day. went to the...
    mrsminor0708 mrsminor0708 26-30, F Oct 14

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    Had an interesting experience today. Stbx had asked me to go see his therapist, as his therapist wanted to understand my reasons for divorce. Which would help with therapy sessions...
    Sobeit06 Sobeit06 36-40, F 8 Responses 6 days ago

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    My life is becoming more messed up and confusing as the days go by. I seem to not to be able to find out exactly who i am nor what i want to do. My life is filled with lies...
    chaoshead chaoshead 13-15, M 4 Responses 2 days ago

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