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By SDALPN

Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 912 (47% Liked) Likes: 1,131

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  1. 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...
    Oct 19
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Looks like trouble, sounds like trouble....its trouble. Don't believe a parent until they have proven they are...
    Oct 17
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. In nursing school, its taught that we don't take orders from anyone other than licensed professionals. I couldn't count how...
    Oct 14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. This is why new nurses don't belong in private duty (its not home health...home health means visits). Not trying to be...
    Oct 13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Is it possible that the parent isn't changing the diaper as they should and that's why the child has diaper rash? Something...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. 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...
    Oct 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Parents can still choose to home school their child with special needs. If the child can't go to school, the school has...
    Oct 2
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. I've never seen instructions on a care plan to tell us to help with school work. Care plans will never cover every...
    Oct 1
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. 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.
    Sep 26
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Don't be so sure they are all paid the same rate. I've heard that a few times and found out they were lying.
    Sep 26
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. Nobody should ever take a verbal from anyone that isn't licensed. Guess who is going down if the person relaying the order...
    Sep 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. Can you get a verbal order and then send it to the agency for a signature from the Dr?
    Sep 25
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. Either she gets help or the gov will step in anyway. And then she could face legal problems. Our job is to look after the...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Don't use your emotions to make your decision. Don't be manipulated by family. Stand firm on your decision. Call adult...
    Sep 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Bad idea. If kid goes in hospital, you're out of work. If mom changes her mine about you, you're out of work and not just a...
    Sep 23
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Just a thought, but how would they be sure they were talking to a nurse without verifying their license? The OP could go to...
    Sep 22
    Forum: NICU Nursing / Neonatal
  17. I've seen a few agencies fight for increases. *sarcasm* which I'm sure, as the agencies say, it's for the nurses. :-\
    Sep 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. 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...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Hmm, I've seen basic cases at 36/hr on the paperwork. I've seen other cases up from that number based on acuity and other...
    Sep 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. Seems typical. You have to have thick skin for this job. They will look for reasons to have problems. Is all about trying...
    Sep 21
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing

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