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By SDALPN

Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 877 (45% Liked) Likes: 1,016

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  1. There are reasons to work in a different position. Sometimes just to fill in for someone. Nothing wrong with it. I don't...
    11:13 am
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  2. Some state boards won't slow that. And why would you need an LPN license when you have RN. RN covers and exceeds the LPN...
    8:37 am
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  3. This question is asked all the time. My nursing program even went over the answer to that question. You can work as a...
    Sep 17
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. And I'll add that I just recently saw pics of a nurse on a Facebook trach page with negative comments about the nurse....
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  5. I work PDN, so we could be recorded at any time. And yes, its uncomfortable knowing that at any time they could be watching...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  6. Each state varies. In my state, they pay based on the complexity, age, etc of each pt. Some agencies are paid a minimum of...
    Sep 17
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. CNAs are nursing assistants. That means they assist the nurse with nursing tasks that a less trained person can do. But they...
    Sep 15
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  8. That sounds like a challenge! Maybe the Dr or an RT would have more ideas. Here's another thing you could try. If you...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. Can't wash filter inside of them. They are based on tidal volume for the pt. So while I have never seen a study on it, I...
    Sep 15
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Do you mean HME?
    Sep 14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. I'm talking about PDN related, that's why I posted it in the PDN section. Not the rest of the program.
    Sep 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Ok, so I've thought about this in all the years I've done this job. Then I started wondering about what others think....
    Sep 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. I posted this in the PDN area for PDN related stuff. Some of us must eat at the bedside since insurance requires us to be in...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. 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...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Finish that sentence. Could be clinical, could be every day annoyances. I'll start. It drives me nuts when nurses pull...
    Sep 10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. It depends on the area. There are 2 decent sized cities near me. The one city is nice, most people have good jobs and...
    Sep 9
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Don't forget that we can't offer advice like that ;-) What if the person isn't a nurse? What if they are allergic to the...
    Sep 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Maybe your Dr could help you with that. Or assignments that don't require car rides.
    Sep 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. I guess a conscious warm body without training is better than the unconscious or deathly sick trained person. If I were...
    Sep 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. I like danskos and new balance. My podiatrist told me new balance was best for me. I have wide, flat feet. You could see...
    Sep 5
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear

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