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From unbecoming a nurse to overcoming addiction

Paula Davies Scimeca

From unbecoming a nurse to overcoming addiction

candid self-portraits of nurses in recovery

by Paula Davies Scimeca

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Published by Sea Meca, Inc in Staten Island, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Nurses,
  • Substance use,
  • Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    StatementPaula Davies Scimeca
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC564.5.N87 S345 2010
    The Physical Object
    Pagination325 p. ;
    Number of Pages325
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25131229M
    ISBN 100982190417
    ISBN 109780982190418
    LC Control Number2010901735
    OCLC/WorldCa733450432

      Success Story: Overcoming Addiction. My father, who is an astute physician, and my mother, who is a nurse, began to notice the changes in me. My father in particular struggled with what he saw. He attempted to get me to realize the trap I had fallen into and that alcohol was wreaking havoc on my life. My family was devastated.   O ur local newspaper, out here in the middle of nowhere, recently reported on a visit by Chris Herren to a nearby High School to share his story of drug addiction and , as some may know, is a Massachusetts native and former NBA Denver Nuggets & Boston Celtic player. In his 2 season NBA basketball career he averaged only points per game (that, mind you, is MORE .

    unbecoming (ŭn′bĭ-kŭm′ĭng) adj. 1. Not appropriate, attractive, or flattering: an unbecoming dress. 2. Not in accord with the standards implied by one's character or position: conduct unbecoming an officer. See Synonyms at unseemly. un′becom′ingly adv. unbecoming (ˌʌnbɪˈkʌmɪŋ) adj 1. unsuitable or inappropriate, esp through. With over 20 years’ experience in addiction and psychiatric nursing, her focus has centered on addiction and recovery in nurses since The author of “Unbecoming A Nurse” and “From Unbecoming A Nurse to Overcoming Addiction,” she is an adjunct professor at Wagner College School of Nursing in Staten Island, New by:

    Unbecoming definition: If you describe things such as clothes as unbecoming, you mean that they look | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. In this book you will learn how to take control of your life and your addiction. This is not a Step program built on steps, pledges, meetings, and sponsors. It is a Christ-centered alternative to the popular recovery practices today that fail to bring true, lasting change. This book is based on principles of Rational Christian Recovery that 5/5(2).


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Author of Unbecoming a Nurse and From Unbecoming a Nurse to Overcoming Addiction, she serves as vice president for the Foundation for Addiction Nursing (FAN) and sits on the Nurse Advisory Panel for the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services. Download Flyer. For that reason, From Unbecoming A Nurse To Overcoming Addiction: Candid Self-Portraits of Nurses in Recovery was written.

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Our guest outlines the dilemma of addiction in nursing professionals as it mirrors and differs from addiction within the general population; and underscoring the long term addiction recovery of a few of the 29 nurses from 20 states who shared their strength, hope and experience in the book, "From Unbecoming A Nurse to Overcoming Addiction.".

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