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By SDALPN

Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 913 (47% Liked) Likes: 1,135

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  1. Pinterest is my friend for stuff like that. But make sure the parents are ok with the activities.
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. I find them silly. They are great germ collectors. The family knows what time you will be there and we are typically in...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. Better that the nurse is awake to hear and respond to an alarm by watching a movie rather than sleeping and responding while...
    bb007rn
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Seems typical. You have to have thick skin for this job. They will look for reasons to have problems. Is all about trying...
    bb007rn
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. 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...
    poppycat
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. 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...
    Here.I.Stand
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. 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...
    mluvsgnc
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. 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...
    smartnurse1982
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. 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...
    EastsideNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. They should want us. We're the ones that have mastered the art of dealing with the difficult/nutty parents. We could raise...
    bb007rn
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. 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...
    LadyFree28
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. I have given in certain situations. I consider it a donation and I don't do it on the clock. As I'm packing up my bag, I can...
    nursel56
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Looks like trouble, sounds like trouble....its trouble. Don't believe a parent until they have proven they are...
    CloudySue
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Looks like trouble, sounds like trouble....its trouble. Don't believe a parent until they have proven they are...
    NURKeish
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Looks like trouble, sounds like trouble....its trouble. Don't believe a parent until they have proven they are...
    big al lpn
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Looks like trouble, sounds like trouble....its trouble. Don't believe a parent until they have proven they are...
    caliotter3
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. In nursing school, its taught that we don't take orders from anyone other than licensed professionals. I couldn't count how...
    JustBeachyNurse
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. It depends. I've seen kids in and out (and usually back in again). And I've seen kids out for months. I try to never work...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Its not the agency, but the office itself. There are more organized offices, but they are too far away. I've worked for...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. I'm already working with a broken bone and plantar fasciitis with a list of other related problems. So I go to work and...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. This is why new nurses don't belong in private duty (its not home health...home health means visits). Not trying to be...
    poppycat
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  23. Well written! I understand how that feels to go through that. I think this story would be great for other nurses to read...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. I'm sure we all do things that would make someone out there wonder about us too. Maybe its a perk of the job...to see things...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Nobody should ever take a verbal from anyone that isn't licensed. Guess who is going down if the person relaying the order...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  26. Can you get a verbal order and then send it to the agency for a signature from the Dr?
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  27. I've never seen instructions on a care plan to tell us to help with school work. Care plans will never cover every...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  28. This says OSHA requires employers to provide a chair with a back. I guess to keep the job, the complaint would have to be...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  29. And you lasted a year? You're better than me! That is definitely an uncomfortable work environment. And welcome to our...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  30. Hoping for a miracle is a normal response to me. But she was over the top about it. The kid was fragile. But she would make...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  31. Its control. They could have even had a bad day and the nurse was convenient. Doesn't make it right. Meanwhile those same...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  32. Exactly! They count on us being gullible. And since most of us can't/don't talk, it's hard to catch them in that lie.
    WorriedAbout2Morrow
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  33. Is it possible that the parent isn't changing the diaper as they should and that's why the child has diaper rash? Something...
    Not_A_Hat_Person
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  34. You don't know why the nurse takes off "random" shifts. Maybe the nurse or their family has cancer or some other illness and...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  35. Oh, and for the ample down time...not all cases offer that. Many higher skilled cases are really that busy. Doesn't matter...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  36. It is not unprofessional to choose the days you don't want to work. Its part of the job. You can't compare this job to any...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  37. Its not pushing it in the slightest. Its the nature if the job and the reason many if us choose to do this job. I will take...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  38. Did you notice which nurses got the likes/thanks and that you got none? Maybe you should be saying that to everyone...just a...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  39. The only commitment you have is the shifts you agreed to work in advance. I request my days off before the next schedule is...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  40. One of the benefits if this job is choosing your hours/days worked. You are not the primary caregiver. The parents sign...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  41. I think some nurses say that stuff to go along with the parents delusions. Parents don't like nurses that go against what...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  42. Don't use your emotions to make your decision. Don't be manipulated by family. Stand firm on your decision. Call adult...
    emmylue72
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  43. Please come work with me! :-)
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  44. A pillow doesn't count when the HOB isn't up. A pillow won't do much in keeping acid from flowing. Also the 485 has specific...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  45. Ok, fair enough. Your post came across wrong, though it seems you meant well.
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  46. The reorganizing is a bored nurse in the wrong job. If you can't find what you need in an emergency, that's a real problem....
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  47. Thought this would be a good topic for venting and to maybe help others realize why they may be annoying the next shift. ...
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  48. I've been through that too. It is scary! Its a helpless feeling because if you say anything back, the agency will fire you....
    SLHLPN
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  49. I have a problem with the make-up requirement. All the others I do agree with. Why would you expect someone to wear make-up?...
    ceccia
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help
  50. CNAs are nursing assistants. That means they assist the nurse with nursing tasks that a less trained person can do. But they...
    Paws2people
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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