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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

    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    rachhappyville rachhappyville 31-35, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I don't see a massage therapist. But I do have physical therapy that I need to go to 3 times a week. I have 5 physical therapists, and 2 of them are men. And the men actually do a...
    Scoodaloop Scoodaloop 18-21, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    My wife has one and I love it
    Hammerhead1949 Hammerhead1949 66-70, M 1 Response Mar 6

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    But I have a lot of experience with mental illness and different therapy-related processes. So if you have been going through some things and haven't seen a professional about it...
    vagabondthrone vagabondthrone 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    I found a great site to get my continuing education credits! I thought that I'd share the coupon with my fellow counselors. Get $10 off a one year unlimited subscription or $15...
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 9

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    An interesting read on sleep loss and mood. https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/between-you-and-me/201308/all-night-the-effects-sleep-loss-mood
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M Mar 10

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    It's really hard work, but it's rewarding to know that I am making a difference. The hardest thing for me is the compassion fatigue. Sometimes I overschedule myself and I am...
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    I really love these mindfulness meditations. They're free to use and I often go over them with my clients. I just wanted to share. http://marc.ucla.edu/body.cfm?id=22
    love2helpu love2helpu 31-35, M Mar 11

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    “I was saddened to learn that my neighbor, who is a respiratory therapist, expired last week.”
    jml2000 jml2000 56-60, M 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    When calling to report them the operators usually know the numbers by coronary heart After i start telling them as They can be continuously acquiring phone calls about the very...
    Ethack826k7ix2 Ethack826k7ix2 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    Like a subscriber, you will be able to make the most of astounding air conditioning and furnace discounts, promotions and tips offered only to those that register.Parts of...
    Alexander0493fzr1 Alexander0493fzr1 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    The team of Duct Cleaning Toronto was properly skilled and really Expert. With all the new air fresheners they put in in my residence smells clean and I adore it.Our specialists...
    Ryan2693yly2 Ryan2693yly2 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 10

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    You should NOTE: If just after our assessment decides that cleaning is NOT demanded, We'll disclose this to you personally and teach you why. We may also be necessary to demand a...
    Ryan4715izr0 Ryan4715izr0 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    I am at a standstill with my progress in therapy. I've been going for three or so years now and to various people. My most recent one I have been seeing for a year, but it just...
    Twon Twon 22-25 2 Responses Mar 12

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    My husband got a hold of pills. We are on vacation at the grand del mar in CA. He some how found a doctor that would prescribe him whatever he wanted. I gave up on saying anything...
    hm3mac hm3mac 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 12

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    I had therapy today. I have it once a week. I feel like it went really well. I've been seeing this therapist for almost 2 years now. I've been to many therapists over the years...
    ChantelSurvived ChantelSurvived 22-25, F Mar 17

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    A few months ago I was forced into an abusive relationship and it got extremely stressful. My acne broke out really bad and I started having bad chest pain and respiratory problems...
    BB97 BB97 16-17, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Some bad things have happened. I truly believe Yahuwah had a hand in how things worked out. So, in October, my father got upset with me, over a plate in the sink, and he threw a...
    Maelui Maelui 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 4

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    I need some help. I've started talking with my therapist about my dysphoria, but I have no clue where to go from here. Nothing's gotten better for me, and the only difference in my...
    Elsiphael Elsiphael 16-17, T 5 Responses Mar 7

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    It's hard to explain to even a therapist what it feels like to not belong to your own future. To feel as though you weren't meant to be, a mistake only you can rectify. I spent...
    HansFizzlebeef HansFizzlebeef 18-21, M Mar 7

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    It's so hard writing about this. My emotions are, again, taking the best of me. I sometimes don't even know what I say or do anymore, and then I end up crying because I'm scared...
    talkingbodies talkingbodies 26-30, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    I have met a lot of lost, sad, lonely souls on here, and some flat out disturbed ones too. I think the world is filled with such people, even if they pretend otherwise, or dare not...
    ctguitardude ctguitardude 26-30, M 1 Response Mar 8

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    This is my therapist. Great massages, but so hot! It is probably incidental (had massage from 12-15 women and never before so am unsure) but multiple times her breasts rub on me...
    powell22 powell22 31-35, M 1 Response Mar 12

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    Was diagnosed with symptoms of ptsd and trauma, 3 years ago.i've been going to therapy for 4 years. different therapists. I find therapy helpful. The struggle can be difficult...
    mixieloca mixieloca 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 13

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    I am still not out for the most part. My wife knows, and some professionals such as therapist, doctors, massage therapist, the women hair and nails, etc. and one friend. But next...
    DawnR59 DawnR59 51-55, T 1 Response Mar 14

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    I dropped out of college after two weeks of attempting to go to it. I felt so...archaic and so far behind. After a horrible break-up and being left by my ex-boyfriend over...
    Lunan0va Lunan0va 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 18

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    I am running out of options. For the past three years, I have been seriously working on my mental health issues. I've been through a few therapists and doctors now. They used to be...
    Twon Twon 22-25 3 Responses Mar 19

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    I'm shattering in slow motion and the last piece is about to break off. I sleep in all day. I cry at night. I fume internally until I can't take it anymore and explode. I have a...
    Tantalustay Tantalustay 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 20

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    My Continuation of my Trichotillomania Story: Part 2: Healing Journey… Out of the darkness into the sun… Breakaway…. Grew up in a small town And when the rain would fall...
    ninja5593 ninja5593 18-21, F Mar 20

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    You know when you just have those days when you just break? You can't fake it anymore? Today was that day for me. I was going to attempt suicide last night because I got rejected...
    Ambernonymous Ambernonymous 18-21, F 4 Responses Mar 20

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    I should be sad. If I was happy that would make me some kind of psychopath. I have learned to be calm. I can still smile and genuinely laugh. Sometimes, I believe I'm going to...
    adianoeta adianoeta 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 21

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    i will never ever pay money to a person paid to lie to ppl. a person paid to play with ppl's emotions. and their minds.thats a real job??? therapists are more fukked up than their...
    MeZero0 MeZero0 41-45 Mar 23

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    CALLING ALL PRAYER WARRIORS!!! This is an update on my father-in-law. He definitely needs our prayers. God CAN DO what man cannot do! He finally got an appt at Moffitt to see...
    RhodeIslandLady RhodeIslandLady 56-60, F 3 Responses a week ago

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    I'm whats considered an SSBBW (super sized bbw someone over 400lbs). I dont get around very big ppl or SSBBW'S. So I dont really know how their personalities are or how they look...
    WickedlilAngel WickedlilAngel 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    i recently started seeing a therapist to deal with some things from my childhood. i worked so hard to be a functioning person that i have repressed and suppressed many of my...
    paris348 paris348 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    My therapist doesn't understand how I can go through every day without people noticing my symptoms but the truth is I have huge issues with dissociation I don't talk to her about...
    PinkMellow PinkMellow 18-21, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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