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By SDALPN

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  1. I'm covering shifts on a case (2x a week) that can't keep a nurse to save their lives. They've gone through 73 nurses in a...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. How in the heck do you get 50 bottles of H2O2 per month? One of my patients gets TWO tiny 12-oz bottles of peroxide per...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. I'm sorry, we cannot give out medical advice. Call your physician, or 911.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. My nursing instructor was telling our class about how some hospitals are doing this now. Personally, I think it is a lawsuit...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. Actually if you read back, I never refused anyone anything. I said I personally dont want to be recorded, and its not for...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. They don't. The amount of Medicaid grants varies by state and a number of factors
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. I sincerely hope karma bites you where you deserve it.
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. RNs change diapers too.
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    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. ....parents complain about this issue or that issue constantly but then refuse to follow the doctor's advice and/or (gasp)...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. It drives me crazy when mom texts me after hours to ask why I didnt fold the laundry. Maybe because your child was SICK and...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. Not always used plus this sounds like this a "basic" not a t/v "high tech" case. My trach-vent kiddos are not required to...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Hey, the M agency lowered their wages to that in my area! And one of their ads in the past listed $14 an hour!!! There are...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. I know it may sound silly,but it is annoying to me when some nurses show up 30 minutes before my shift ends. It is...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. ......the staffing mgr calls my cell phone when I am working and then when I don't answer calls the client's house phone. I...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Until this problem starts costing money MAs will continue to refer to themselves as nurses and so will the docs. This is a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. I've always wondered about that type of thing. What if a nurse had an MI or aneurysm and you're alone with a dependent...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Press release: People who take polls on allnurses obviously don't read posts on allnurses.
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Yes to what everyone else posted, and I always get to eat my meal and go to the bathroom... drink coffee, etc. But, I...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Things I like about PDN: *I don't have to deal with many people -- I don't have to deal with doctors, therapists, other...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. I have done private duty for almost 5 years and I totally agree with the above poster. Some days can be excruciatingly...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. your original post does not come off as being sarcasm. It sounds like someone who is being paranoid about their "poop" or...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. I have mixed feelings on this. We had and still have pets in our home. I definitely appreciated nurses that cleaned up...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. This one should have had a beverage alert
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  24. This is the 800 number for Neotech Products, Inc., makers of the Little Sucker line of products. One of my clients called...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Maybe I'm mean, but if you're well enough to have sex, you're well enough to go home.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  26. OP, please quote the person you are responding to so we can better understand what you are saying. Otherwise your responses...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  27. What does it mean when we wake up a sleeping, elderly, demented woman at 0300 in order to place a catheter in her bladder...
    SDALPN
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  28. I've worked some cases in ALF. The answer is money. An individual with money chooses an ALF as an acceptable alternative...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. It's very hard to tell these days, but the point is, the way one presents themselves is usually a reflection on their...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  30. It is very hard to understand you post. I think it would be a really good idea to take a composition class as well when you...
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    Forum: General Nursing Student
  31. If my waistband is too tight, I get the worst gas. Hope that helps. :)
    SDALPN
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. Yes I think they do. Tight pants on men or women can raise blood pressure, due to the constriction. That's not a gastric...
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    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  33. I have a gun carry permit, but it's against company policy take it a patient's home during my 12 hr shift. I still carry it...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  34. Apples and oranges. The standards are the same. The NCLEX is the same. The outcome may indeed differ, but the practice and...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  35. Can you be more specific about these additional skills? What are they?
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  36. There are no 'advanced skills' that a BSN possesses that an ADN does not- nursing wise. They both take the same NCLEX exam,...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  37. What do you mean...BSN level of practice and advanced skill. The ADN and the BSN are both entry degrees..
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  38. There is no difference between scope of practice. There is no such thing as "ADN scope of practice". Both are RNs and that...
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    Forum: Registered Nurses: Diploma / ADN / BSN
  39. Thank you for the info. I'll still continue changing and err on the side of comfort for the patient. It's still doesn't...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  40. In order to count you need oversight by a licensed nurse (most states an RN). In my states you can only be certified as a...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  41. Ok I understand a little better now what is going on here. It is hard thing to do private care and I for one would never do...
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    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  42. i'm in So. Cal (inland) and hear "finna" all the time. (Not trying to sound racist) I mainly hear it from people of African...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Has anyone worked for a home health agency that utilized bodyguards on occasion? I think that it's justified, especially...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  44. My condolences go out to the family. My questions are whether this person knew her. Similar situation happened to...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  45. I agree that safety is a 24/7 issue for anyone. However, PDN's and HH nurses are particularly vulnerable to problems...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  46. To be fair, a nurse was attacked in my area several years ago in the parking garage as she was leaving her hospital job. ...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. All the cool kids say whom. Losers say who. Coolest kids say wooh.
    SDALPN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  48. I think it's high time for the word "whom" to be put out to pasture. It needs to go on the list of officially archaic...
    SDALPN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  49. Lose and Loose drive me absolutely insane!! I see it on here everyday. I do think that autocorrect is stealing my spelling...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  50. "Let's go eat grandpa" Commas, they save lives
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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