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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! 27 People

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Therapists are not helpful. I have to agree with this one. I have seen a number of therapists over the years. Recently, due to a child custody suit, I had to get my case files...
    Shellybelle Shellybelle 41-45, F 2 Responses Aug 31

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    I have a therapist that comes once a week. I want to be therapist when I'm older
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    I was a outpatient therapist for 10 months, now I'm starting a job as a crisis therapist. I'm excited and nervous at the same time.
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    I've been through hell in my life but I don't want to just sit and feel sorry for myself,I want to help others. I feel there are too many therapists who do not do their jobs for...
    ComplicatedGirl18 ComplicatedGirl18 18-21, F 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    Being told by your therapist you're never going to change, you're alone, and then arguing everything you say, sucks. I came here for help not to feel worse, that really affecting...
    emoscreamo101 emoscreamo101 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 27

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    so i started going to see this therapist yesterday. She seems nice yet occupied idk if was bc of the evening appt time that made her seem distracted. I spoke abt the most recent...
    4u2heed 4u2heed 26-30, F Aug 29

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    Yeah this happened twice with two different therapists. They are probably the reason I won't get any kind of help even tho I'm so suicidal. They made me feel like none of my...
    disasterland disasterland 18-21, F 4 Responses Aug 31

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    How do you therapists know if they are good or not
    fluke19 fluke19 26-30, F 1 Response Sep 5

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    I see a family counselor regarding my mental health and have opened up to her. First time undergoing therapy and I find it helpful.
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    Alisa54 Alisa54 18-21, F 11 Responses Aug 21

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    Id like to talk with someone
    aple2277 aple2277 16-17, M 1 Response Aug 22

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    He controls my life, and always judges everything I say. My parents adore him and always agree with him.
    celiy celiy 13-15, F Aug 25

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    love my job. gives me satisfaction at the end of day working and helping people
    Ritz87 Ritz87 26-30, M 1 Response Aug 27

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    Yes I counsel and do not practice what I preech
    lialia44 lialia44 36-40, F Aug 27

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    Love this group. So few find good professionals. Most are egos who abuse. University of phoenix had free But didnt take me. Me asks why. They say no 5150 for their...
    Livyn4pals Livyn4pals 46-50, M Aug 31

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    Another therapy appointment come and gone. ARGH!! I often wonder if she goes home at night and thinks about the things she's heard during the day.
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    Im not but I was filling in. I'm so stressed out. Holy ****, no wonder it pays well.
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    Hospitals in Missouri and Illinois are looking at extra young children than typical with intense respiratory sickness because of enterovirus D68.Quite a few other states are...
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    Concentrate on EV-D68 as a potential explanation for clusters of significant respiratory illness, significantly in younger small children.Photographs and logos on this website that...
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    A: CDC helps states with diagnostic and molecular typing for EV-D68. CDC is usually dealing with state and native well being departments and scientific and state laboratories to...
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    Be familiar with EV-D68 as a possible reason for clusters of severe respiratory ailment, especially in youthful youngsters.Visuals and logos on this website that happen to be...
    Laurenazrj90 Laurenazrj90 31-35, M 1 Response Sep 11

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