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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  5. Help anyone?
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  7. Special  Education Nurse in School
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  8. Need help with policy for bedrails as restraints in ICF DD facility
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  9. Training coworkers in CPR
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  10. Urgent question about policy for bedrails as restraints in ICF DD facility
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  11. Rome State School.What I found Out
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  12. Rome State School
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  13. Auditory Processing vs. ADD ?
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  14. Working in the field of Autism
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    by BJ_RichardsBSN May 27, '09
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  15. My group home experience, at least it inspired me to create.
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  16. Ensure/ Boost/ Nutritional Supplements
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  17. Group Homes- what is it like to work in them?
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  18. Down Syndrome Help!
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  19. How does our license come into play?
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  20. Options for telephone use for HOH Rn's
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  21. DARE TO COMPARE
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  22. Dungarvin Nurse anyone?
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  23. more than half state staff laid off
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  24. CNN names Hannah Poling vaccine injrury award 2nd top health news story of 2008
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  25. i feel a rant coming on... things that make me mad!!
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  26. Medication administration for DD population
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  27. mum of a pdd-nos kid needs help
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  28. difficult inserting foley catheter in women with DS
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  29. Any Advice for State Survey?
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  30. Tropic Thunder
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  31. How do you handle clients that are too affectionate?
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  32. decompression for long term G-Tube use
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  33. LPN working under an RN's license
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  34. Do not have a medical director - need source to win battle
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  35. on-call reimbursement
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