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Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 804 (43% Liked) Likes: 839

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  1. MA's are not licensed. They are certified. There is a large difference.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. I've been in that exact situation a couple of times. I flat out say "No". I then tell the agency and the parents that I have...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. I believe the previous poster was pointing out that the OP should consider changing her username to something besides her...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. Excuse my lack of nurse speak as all I have under my belt so far are nursing prereq's! In CT we utilize MA's and Nurses in...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. My PCP's answering message said "If you want to speak to Dr. So-and-so's nurse, press 1, Dr. Other's nurse, press 2..." and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. I also have a lot of those things going on right now. When I attempted to educate parents on the correct uses of medication...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. You obviously have no idea what nurses are responsible for. As an MA once myself (now RN) I can say that your post is the...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. If, as a licensed nurse, you don't see the distinction between what nurses and MAs do, then your school either failed you,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. Well-written and well-explained, but I seriously doubt our Seafaring Froggy Friend is going to recognize that. People who...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Maybe these non-nurses working in doctors' offices should have a new, "nursey" title. How about "FN"? It would be short...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Who was on a high horse? And RNs "want too much money"? I doubt you realize the level of responsibility and...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. The same client who will berate us for making money off their kids will never make the same comment over the nice In Home...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Well of COURSE we're making money off their kids.... this is OUR JOB, for crying out loud! This is how we pay our bills,...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. I wear mine around my neck. It's mine to do with what I want =)
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. I don't think I've ever met an LVN/LPN that didn't have a stethoscope on them somewhere...
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. "summoned to room by call bell, pt found in left lateral position, desires extra pillow. Pillow obtained from linen closet,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. When ever I see this type of post I can not help but to think how backwards managment can be sometimes. Yes by all means...
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    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. I get enough on the job, I don't need the added self flogging.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. This whole post sums up my day. I cant believe we have to choose between paying outer rent and feeding our kids, or...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. I know for a fact there are emergency reciprocity provisions and they were enacted post disaster in the past few years. In...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. I just said this to my case scheduler today. After being told not to return to a case because my child had acquired an...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. I had one mom tell me that she does not want "pads, tampons or the wrappers in my trash cans because my husband doesn't need...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. I will tell you how my agency works. I was told that I can work as much or as little as I want. I left a job working full...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. You'll probably get more responses in the LTC forum, where they deal with lots of dementia patients. Off the top of my...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. It's a shame that there is not a HIPAA exception for families like this. I can obviously see why they can't disclose Jahi's...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  26. I cannot say "merry Christmas" nor "happy birthday". If i do not say anything back,most will think i am being rude. This...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  27. This is one of the saddest things I have ever read. What would you tell your patient with a skin condition, that they won't...
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    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  28. Holy crap SDLPN I think I love you. Im currently paired with a case that is clean spacious and th pt is adorable. The...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. I talk about my son and the fact that he plays hockey (and that I drive him 50 miles one-way to hockey practice), and if...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  30. As many times as something I said comes back to bite me in the butt, I would think that I would know how to place the heavy...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  31. I have been at this for long,but i feel like parents somehow view me as an "outsider". For example,i am courteous,but i...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  32. Gofundme is a great concept that has been abused by so many people. It's disgusting. People are ripping off others by...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  33. I have held a second job as a home care nurse for many, many years. I currently care for a vent-dependent toddler two night...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  34. It's YOUR workplace but THEIR home. Patients in hospitals do not dress in their clothing 24/7 because it's your workplace....
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  35. Well, they certainly would make the decision easy for me on this one. And I sure would like to meet that nurse that took...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  36. I can never be sure what I would or wouldn't do in any given situation. Usually. In this case I don't think I'd make it...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  37. Sounds like you need a new DME supplier.... Pepper Medical ALSO makes the kind with the velcro to connect the two ties...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  38. Liability. If you care for A from 12p-4p and B from 4p -8p and mom is not home. Crisis or emergency from A or worse you...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. Not the guaze, the FOAM of the ties is going through the flange. The ties are a foamy strap material with a skinny velcro...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  40. Conclusion: as I suspected child A only gets 1/2 the hours and child B gets the other half. Got a bump in my pay anyway,...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  41. I think you're crazy to take a home health job as a new grad. You'll be on your own with no experience? You worked hard for...
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    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  42. Yes to this one. I have had babies where the parents want me to do this also. And you are right, it is because that is...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  43. If you really don't want professional responsibilities for some reason, you can be a CNA in home care or an office, too....
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  44. What's next? There are people out there who sincerely believe that the Bible forbids the mixing of the races. Should they,...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  45. Pass the brain bleach!!!!!
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  46. Thru have so many cute tape designs now. I'm sure they could make sure it went with the baby's outfit for the day.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. Don't know why but paperwork out of order makes me crazy annoyed!
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  48. I read but very few of the overnight cases left me with little to do. The kiddos that have overnight nursing are complex and...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  49. In home care & private duty you are focused on a single patient because their condition or diagnosis is severe enough to...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  50. Another thought to keep in mind, and one which I sometimes bring up to incredulous clients from time to time, is that the...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing


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