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  1. I know someone who couldn't get into nursing school so she became a CMA. She calls herself a nurse and so does the office...
    Jul 28
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Don't get me started on parents who won't change a diaper because they'll have a nurse in 16 hours that will take care of...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. Are you more concerned how you will appear to others as a nurse? Or are you more concerned about becoming a nurse? Your post...
    Jul 28
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  4. Mmmm Tim Hortons. Can't get that in the south. Fine, back to the topic...I guess. Yes, what you described on things...
    Jul 28
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. I'm on a similar group just to see the other side if things and to learn tips. I see the same thing. Nobody explains to...
    Jul 26
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. Seems to be the cycle. The office staff is at the top of the food chain and replace us to keep their job. They don't care ...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Yet providing us insurance would be cheaper than training and hiring another nurse. They just don't make sense!
    Jul 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Great info! Thanks!
    Jul 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. We really need more compact states. And it would be nice if the states would recognize each other for temporary situations....
    Jul 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Oh, and if the trip is make a wish or some other program, Disney provides a PDN with some programs. You could suggest that...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. You can only practice nursing in the states (s) you ate licensed in. I'm in a compact state, so I can practice in other...
    Jul 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Here's another thought... Do you want someone working for you that wants to be there, or one who shows up because they...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. I disagree. That would be like a Christian saying happy birthday to satan to a pagan. It just really goes against the belief...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Since when do we not do acute care? I've cared for kids who have developed problems during their home care. I've cared for...
    Jul 21
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. That balance is tough. Too little info and you're cold, unapproachable, and distant. Too much and they will think you share...
    Jul 17
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. I've never lied. But some parents don't understand how I don't have kids and can work with them. I look young for my age....
    Jul 14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Good topic! I discuss some personal things. Usually very neutral topics. Of course it seems the first question most...
    Jul 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. I agree. I would be furious if someone told me what I could/couldn't wear in my own home...the only place I can truly be...
    Jul 10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Gotcha. Guess one of the independent nurses will possibly have to be the bad guy. Another route to consider (done this...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. That's best left to the supervisor. If the nurses discuss it with her, she may resent the nurse or think there is more to...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing

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