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By SDALPN

Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 950 (48% Liked) Likes: 1,194

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  1. You don't get paid more in the hospital or Dr office for harder cases. It would be nice, but its just the way it is.
    Laurabell08
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Tell them the doctors need nurses to catch their mistakes and protect the patients!
    DizzyLizzyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Maybe it has to do with scope of practice by state. But we do IVs and blood draws on patients in the home. Sometimes they...
    Gooselady
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Tell them the doctors need nurses to catch their mistakes and protect the patients!
    vintagemother
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Tell them the doctors need nurses to catch their mistakes and protect the patients!
    Fiona59
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. Maybe it has to do with scope of practice by state. But we do IVs and blood draws on patients in the home. Sometimes they...
    tnmarie
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. You don't get paid more in the hospital or Dr office for harder cases. It would be nice, but its just the way it is.
    tnmarie
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Depends on the agency. Some pay by acuity, others say nursing is nursing. They can also base pay on whether the pt has...
    tnmarie
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. You don't get paid more in the hospital or Dr office for harder cases. It would be nice, but its just the way it is.
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Without seeing the 485 or other details its hard to be specific. But every two hours is the least amt of charting allowed by...
    Gooselady
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. I've been through that too. It is scary! Its a helpless feeling because if you say anything back, the agency will fire you....
    No Stars In My Eyes
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. They...as in parents and some patients. I hate to put it that way. I wish it were better. But you will see it's almost all...
    rnrg
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Seems typical. You have to have thick skin for this job. They will look for reasons to have problems. Is all about trying...
    rnrg
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. I've been through that too. It is scary! Its a helpless feeling because if you say anything back, the agency will fire you....
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. I agree with everyone above, call APS or whatever its called in your area. Especially if you've tried to work with the PCP...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. I agree with everyone above, call APS or whatever its called in your area. Especially if you've tried to work with the PCP...
    tnmarie
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. I agree with everyone above, call APS or whatever its called in your area. Especially if you've tried to work with the PCP...
    OrganizedChaos
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Says a lot about the company if they only value their nurses at minimum wage. Even as a new nurse, you're worth way more...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. I write the same thing for mine. "Suction x1 for x amt of thin/thick, white/off white/yellow/green secretions from trach."...
    emmylue72
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. I agree with that 100%. I'd like to add that you could also consider floating so you can use other skills and/or find a...
    Girlafraid13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. I agree with that 100%. I'd like to add that you could also consider floating so you can use other skills and/or find a...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. I agree with that 100%. I'd like to add that you could also consider floating so you can use other skills and/or find a...
    nursel56
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. Wouldn't it be nice if we could just follow the care plan and just do charting by exception. Even just a daily signature to...
    Girlafraid13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. I've had quite a few parents say they don't allow nurses to call the MD. I even see parents talk about that on the trach...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Medicare/medicaid (in my state and most states) require a note every two hours that must reflect the care plan has been...
    poppycat
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  26. I'm not sure who you work for or what state, but getting a break like that is a rarity. And if you are taking a break on the...
    smartnurse1982
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  27. This link has the info that explains that the agency is responsible for making sure that the nurse has a year of...
    smartnurse1982
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  28. They actually do require you to be in the room at all times. They of course allow you to use the bathroom. But sitting...
    smartnurse1982
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. Haha. It's only hair, it'll grow out. ;-) I've had a few cases where the kid could do what they wanted. The parent...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  30. I kind of disagree, but I see where you're coming from. I do think it's important to identify parenting issues. Sometimes...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  31. Sounds like you do private duty nursing, not home health nursing. Home health nurses do visits, PDN is shifts. Its a...
    bb007rn
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  32. That behavior is common. Nobody tells these parents how things should work because the agencies are scared if running the...
    sclvn23
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  33. This is a good question for PDN nurses since that is a large part of what we do. Most people here have answered...
    vintagemother
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  34. This is a good question for PDN nurses since that is a large part of what we do. Most people here have answered...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  35. I think sometimes they just don't know what we do. I get the question all the time (what hospital) and I explain not all...
    rnrg
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  36. Is it possible?
    rnrg
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  37. Was wondering if she trolled other places. Many people here check screen names. If people don't want to be identified here,...
    rnrg
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  38. Ok, wow, just wow. The troll is full, looks like s/he was fed well. The story sounds to me, like this....I'm a nurse,...
    mc3
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. Or if the pof profile gets deleted.
    psu_213
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  40. Ok, wow, just wow. The troll is full, looks like s/he was fed well. The story sounds to me, like this....I'm a nurse,...
    psu_213
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  41. Ok, wow, just wow. The troll is full, looks like s/he was fed well. The story sounds to me, like this....I'm a nurse,...
    bb007rn
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  42. The good stuff in this job! Don't see it too often, but yep its nice! One of my patients had a lift that went from floor...
    bb007rn
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  43. Is it possible?
    Girlafraid13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  44. Was wondering if she trolled other places. Many people here check screen names. If people don't want to be identified here,...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  45. Ok, wow, just wow. The troll is full, looks like s/he was fed well. The story sounds to me, like this....I'm a nurse,...
    RunnerRN2b2014
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  46. Was wondering if she trolled other places. Many people here check screen names. If people don't want to be identified here,...
    CloudySue
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. Is it possible?
    CloudySue
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  48. Ok, wow, just wow. The troll is full, looks like s/he was fed well. The story sounds to me, like this....I'm a nurse,...
    CloudySue
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  49. I thought that was just me. How about the email after that? Just to make sure. It just makes them look like they have too...
    CrazyCatRN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  50. Ok, wow, just wow. The troll is full, looks like s/he was fed well. The story sounds to me, like this....I'm a nurse,...
    LadyFree28
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing


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