Developmental Disabilities

Developmental Disabilities is for Licensed Nurses working with patients with developmental and learning disabilities. Discuss the particular challenges and rewards of working in this area. Commiserate on developing care plans, working within group homes, fostering communication and strategies used to increase and maintain clients' optimal health.

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  1. Help! Delegating to CNAs, UAP, etc.
    by AA55 Jun 28, '11
    3
    rotteluvr31
  2. Per-diem DD nursing
    by roshette Jan 28, '13
  3. Working with individuals with intellectual disabilities
    by studentnurse1992 Oct 12, '12
    18
    jaynew1966
  4. Oxygen
    by bkleriRN Nov 27, '12
    2
    rotteluvr31
  5. Reportable?
    Poll by GonnaBSN Jul 30, '12
    13
    Sun0408
  6. First official nursing position at AUSSLC, Formerly 'Austin State School'
    by nursebettie:) Oct 24, '12
    1
    Texan56
  7. Nursing position at school for the blind
    by chrissypsychRN09 Sep 24, '12
    1
    Trekfan
  8. Is LifeSkills a good company to work for?
    by RN.3 Sep 11, '12
  9. Hello everyone!
    by june2009 Sep 8, '12
  10. Advice for New RN
    by loveDDRN Jul 17, '12
    1
    Nurse Connie
  11. Rome State School?
    • Closed
    by psalm Mar 4, '08
    31
    feeble minded
  12. Recieved a call back...on-call?
    by DreamChaser81 May 17, '12
  13. Upcoming Job interview
    by purityplus May 1, '12
    1
    redmielita
  14. Totally Frustrated
    by studentRob Jun 12, '11
    7
    rdnkmom01
  15. Special needs nurse
    • Closed
    by depedsnurse Aug 13, '04
    12
    sunsetsrn
  16. RNID seeking a change
    by KELLYFR Apr 12, '12
    1
    ayla2004
  17. Depression Screening in I/DD
    by karray Mar 7, '12
  18. MR/DD Group Home RN
    by muzzy May 23, '11
    4
    DamnGoodNurse
  19. Transitioning out of DD Nursing
    by HeavenlyRN Feb 19, '12
    1
    Passion8RN
  20. I/DD and Borderline Personality Disorder
    by jenn_nurse Feb 3, '12
    2
    ellie23
  21. DSM-V and ASD diagnostic criteria
    by mercyteapot Jan 23, '12
  22. ICF/MR job
    by kynurse09 Dec 13, '11
    1
    trintrin
  23. A nurse with Aspergers
    • Closed
    by nursingstudent317 Jul 17, '07
    6
    !*!*guest*!*!
  24. Nurse to client ratios
    by cd1229 Jan 21, '11
    6
    cd1229
  25. Any advice for working with people who have a DD?
    by MissMcCoy Aug 4, '11
    4
    Evalina
  26. Hearing impaired RN wants to work but------
    • Closed
    by stilquilty May 7, '06
    33
    BernieRN
  27. Hearing impaired nursing student
    by AFwife727 Jul 5, '10
    3
    BernieRN
  28. what to expect to work in a forensic group home
    by treeye Oct 26, '11
    1
  29. Adopting medically fragile infants
    • Closed
    by homenursingrj Jan 10, '04
    9
    Rob72
  30. RN and Autism Mom
    • Closed
    by lovetp4ever2002 Aug 24, '05
    13
    samirish
  31. Newer nurse to DD/MR nursing
    by HappyNurse09 Nov 13, '10
    13
    stella2blue
  32. LTC Nurse has interview for MR/MDD facility
    by wishinguponastarLPN Sep 9, '11
    1
    meadowsong
  33. Jobs as a Learning Disability Nurse
    • Closed
    by Karat Jan 11, '02
    3
    jearbear
  34. group homes in or near NYC
    by rebekkarat Apr 28, '11
    1
    marsy
  35. Seizure while eating- what to do?
    by ajangel25 Feb 19, '11
    6
    willgr
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