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By SDALPN

Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 950 (48% Liked) Likes: 1,195

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  1. It absolutely would not be unprofessional to ask your agency for different hours! In fact, it's my experience that we give...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. You know, being a PDN is like trying to be a nurse with one hand tied behind your back. Regardless of setting, you are a...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. I was thinking "duct tape" but ignore me! :D ...or velcro...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. I once had a big to-do with a mom because she had left the house and child had to go to the ER. This was one of those rare...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Sometimes their is a sour smell with chronic heart failure and chronic renal failure patients. It might be the odor of...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. I I I would at least get all the correct information from your board of nursing, labor department and Medicaid so that if...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. After "large", I use the term "copious". Other than that, I pretty much stick to the same terms as you posted, over and...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Good news. I stopped the case visits. Couldn't keep risking my life.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. This past July, I was in a very very very bad part of town in the Dallas area. Super nice family. They can't help where they...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. There are a lot of nurses that get up in the morning and drink a large (sometimes in Merica, a XL) cup of hater-aid?? I'm a...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. That glorious moment when you're able to report off on your usually-pretty-stable patient who was completely off the rails...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. I have never heard of lunch breaks with Pdn. I never thought about it to be honest. I just hurry and stuff food in my...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. 16387behoove verb (used with object), behooved, behooving. 1. to be necessary or proper for, as for moral or ethical...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Notwithstanding what the labor law or CMS says, several of my agencies have told me that I am paid for eight hours instead...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Most states do not mandate 30 minute breaks for those over age 18. A break is 30 or more minutes of uninterrupted time...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Thanks for responses. My boss was cool. She said I did fine. The patient actually pulled his trach out and did it again...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The bigger issue in my opinion is that there was not an emergency trach kit & BVM at the head of the bed. The supplies in a...
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    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. When we entrust our loved ones to the care of Nurses, few people really believe that they are going to be deliberately...
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    Article Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. There is huge support for the recent case in the news about Brittany Maynard who recently took her own life rather than...
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    Article Forum: Hospice Nursing
  20. Anything is possible. :blink: Especially if OP doesn't return...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. It must be ok in the Bermuda Triangle to call yourself a nurse, even if you don't know basic personal care!
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. This is the strangest thread I have ever seen 😳
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. For some reason I wanna call BS on this. This "nurse" has been with this pt for 7 months and has no idea how to bath, feed...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. I'm sorry...this whole post sounds fishy to me............. mc3:bag:
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Exactly. Intimacy is used for care or a relationship of a romantic or sexual nature and does not belong in nursing or...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  26. Yes. Like when mom tried to tell me that erythromycin is not an antibiotic. Scream.!
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  27. Welcome, bb... please don't lurk any longer, I'm sure you have more insightful and awesome things to say here!
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  28. I have had parents go against the care plan and the physician's orders like in the previous post. They lie or don't lie...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. Hey!! I use the Comic Sand MS font and I'm a 35 yr old girl!!!! Granted I'm not a neurologist and I only use the font for my...
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    Forum: Nursing News
  30. If it's really bad try to let the baby air dry & be out in the open as much as possible. I know it might be hard but it...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  31. I only do what I find will not come back to bite me in the butt in and of itself. Of course, I don't go out of my way to...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  32. Yeah, and, look . . . they forgot to put her eyelashes back in after photoshop.
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    Forum: Nursing News
  33. Think you have had a long day! Good luck with these guys. Lots of times they may look good on the first day, but then .....
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  34. We rarely have CNAs in private duty. There may be an occasional CHHA. Often we don't have overlap if working 12 or 16 hours...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  35. Backwards layering of the "chux" disposable blue pads. I work with adult-sized patients, and one chux is not enough...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  36. In May of this year I graduated from school, passed my boards, and began working at my dream job in an OR. Friday I...
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    Forum: allnurses Testimonials
  37. If you do figure out the parents, please share... I think we'd all love to understand that! LOL
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  38. Even Mary Poppins made a clean break at the end. It was a job, nothing more.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. The family I've been with for three 12s/week for over six months is going to find out soon that they're only going to have...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  40. Yes, I have had this happen. As others have said, it may be a protective mechanism, a control mechanism, or something of...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  41. Love it!!! :D Sent from my iPad using allnurses
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  42. Boy, you know how to twist the knife when you want to! I bet the look on her face was worth a million bucks.
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  43. Someone else posted about someone who would call out for their period. Another poster even asked if they were "unclean." I...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  44. Some cramps can be debilitating, especially for teenagers and young women (or women with gyn disorders). As a teen, there...
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    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  45. i vote this as #1 craziest thing i read on this thread so far:up:
    SDALPN
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  46. You will have a better understanding about SDALPN's comment after you have more experience working in home health. Very,...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. New one. Fill in on a case or two every time there is a prescription issue. Pet peeve #1 nurses who don't realize that you...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  48. Here's the deal: It sounds like you participated in the fraud part re:falsifying time cards.
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  49. You worked for this family for five years and are suddenly concerned about fraud and neglect? Honestly, it sounds like this...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  50. As long as the cameras are not in bathrooms (where privacy is a reasonable expectation) nor do the parents post the videos...
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    Forum: Private Duty Nursing


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