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By SDALPN

Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 716 (39% Liked) Likes: 608

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  1. I agree with your supervisor. You need to tell them you only work the hours scheduled. Its continuous care and care extends...
    BuckyBadgerRN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. I agree with your supervisor. You need to tell them you only work the hours scheduled. Its continuous care and care extends...
    4give&4getoften
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. Agreed.
    eeffoc_emmig
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. I agree that we should be able to leave in a situation like that. However, I can see abandonment/neglect because the person...
    eeffoc_emmig
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Some people just know the secret: be kind and appreciative, and your nurses will do anything for you. Be jerks, and they'll...
    sharpeimom
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. It doesn't matter if its otc or not. Its still a drug. Its still risky. Its still boiling hot in a car in the summer and too...
    RetrieverGirl
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Sounds like a liability issue carrying meds for patients. And if they are kept in the car, the temp may be too extreme.
    RetrieverGirl
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. I agree with your supervisor. You need to tell them you only work the hours scheduled. Its continuous care and care extends...
    eeffoc_emmig
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. I agree with your supervisor. You need to tell them you only work the hours scheduled. Its continuous care and care extends...
    imintrouble
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Typical. You have to get full time status which is next to impossible to get benefits. They prefer to make everyone PRN to...
    OrganizedChaos
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. These agencies never think long term, they only worry about today. That's why stuff like that happens. If the agencies...
    TeacupPom
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. That's PDN, not home health. Never a good idea for a new grad. Lots of info on the PDN section on here about why new grads...
    startofcare
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. It doesn't matter how supportive or how good your supervisor is. Your supervisor isn't the one in the home, you are. If you...
    CloudySue
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. It doesn't matter how supportive or how good your supervisor is. Your supervisor isn't the one in the home, you are. If you...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. It doesn't matter how supportive or how good your supervisor is. Your supervisor isn't the one in the home, you are. If you...
    OrganizedChaos
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. The parents will scare you more than a kid on their way out! You just don't know til you know. I just recently opened a...
    CloudySue
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. The parents will scare you more than a kid on their way out! You just don't know til you know. I just recently opened a...
    SE_BSN_RN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. The parents will scare you more than a kid on their way out! You just don't know til you know. I just recently opened a...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Ohhh, I must share this one. I may have shared it before though. I worked for a super sweet family from Thailand. They...
    Sherriblu
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. If the agencies would give these families realistic expectations, it would help both sides. But they all promise the world...
    Sherriblu
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. Hey! I saw the Africa comment on a board too. Maybe we lurk on the same board. (not naming anything on here though) I was...
    Sherriblu
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. You could always call whoever oversees CNAs in your state and ask.
    systoly
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. I'm looking for the other link. But this one shows where they require 2 years of experience for the PDN supervisor.
    whslee01
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  24. Some people just know the secret: be kind and appreciative, and your nurses will do anything for you. Be jerks, and they'll...
    systoly
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    Oldest&Ugliest
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  26. I kind of disagree, but I see where you're coming from. I do think it's important to identify parenting issues. Sometimes...
    ventmommy
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  27. Typical. You have to get full time status which is next to impossible to get benefits. They prefer to make everyone PRN to...
    smartnurse1982
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  28. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. Sounds like private duty, not home health. This is certainly not enough training and is very dangerous. Suctioning is one...
    Sherriblu
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  30. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    OrganizedChaos
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  31. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    ceebeejay
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  32. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    KATRN78
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  33. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    caliotter3
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  34. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    eeffoc_emmig
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  35. I'd say prepare for a change. But the child needed nursing prior to this, so you are still going in to care for the child...
    poppycat
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  36. Exactly. It's never a good idea for a parent to be looking at our paperwork. Also, many parents aren't capable of learning...
    poppycat
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  37. I'd say prepare for a change. But the child needed nursing prior to this, so you are still going in to care for the child...
    NightNurseRN13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  38. Some people just know the secret: be kind and appreciative, and your nurses will do anything for you. Be jerks, and they'll...
    2ndcareerchange
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. Exactly. It's never a good idea for a parent to be looking at our paperwork. Also, many parents aren't capable of learning...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  40. I'd say prepare for a change. But the child needed nursing prior to this, so you are still going in to care for the child...
    systoly
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  41. Exactly. It's never a good idea for a parent to be looking at our paperwork. Also, many parents aren't capable of learning...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  42. I've never heard of not being able to do 60 hour weeks. I've done 80+ hour weeks. Is this your agency policy?
    smartnurse1982
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  43. Some people just know the secret: be kind and appreciative, and your nurses will do anything for you. Be jerks, and they'll...
    ceebeejay
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  44. I kind of disagree, but I see where you're coming from. I do think it's important to identify parenting issues. Sometimes...
    2ndcareerchange
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  45. Well written. I try to put myself in the shoes of a parent when I work. But at some point they seem to feel entitled and act...
    kiyasmom
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  46. That is so common. I've seen that stuff so many times. We end up being the bad guy no matter what. Get the check til another...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. That's a great idea! But I can see some being too lazy to use it. I guess we could clear the path for the next nurse if the...
    Oldest&Ugliest
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  48. Very well said. I agree 100%. PDN agency can't hire new grads either because medicare/medicaid require a year of experience...
    poppycat
    Forum: Agency Nurses
  49. That is so common. I've seen that stuff so many times. We end up being the bad guy no matter what. Get the check til another...
    2ndcareerchange
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  50. Its control. They could have even had a bad day and the nurse was convenient. Doesn't make it right. Meanwhile those same...
    NurseNightOwl
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing


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