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By SDALPN

Joined Apr 10, '07. Posts: 715 (39% Liked) Likes: 606

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  1. In my state, we can't get paid to care for immediate family or someone we live with.
    1:25 pm
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Agreed.
    1:16 pm
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. I agree that we should be able to leave in a situation like that. However, I can see abandonment/neglect because the person...
    7:14 am
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. I agree with your supervisor. You need to tell them you only work the hours scheduled. Its continuous care and care extends...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Run. Any agency that puts you in a vent case as a new grad is using you're warm body and license. They will hire anyone (no...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Its possible to travel out of state. I've done it before. The family pays expenses. There is a rule about the company you...
    Apr 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Congrats! The patients I've had that were decannulated, got 2 weeks. I've heard of a month, but never personally seen it....
    Apr 2
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. The reasons the agencies can't hire if you have under a year of experience is because of insurance. Fraud is when insurance...
    Apr 2
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. I've posted the link before that shows it is required. But I guess if student nurses can do our jobs, we aren't needed....
    Apr 2
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. Because they require a year of experience to do PDN. They are paying for the services of a nurse with a minimum of a year of...
    Apr 1
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. It doesn't matter how supportive or how good your supervisor is. Your supervisor isn't the one in the home, you are. If you...
    Mar 30
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. The parents will scare you more than a kid on their way out! You just don't know til you know. I just recently opened a...
    Mar 29
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. That's PDN, not home health. Never a good idea for a new grad. Lots of info on the PDN section on here about why new grads...
    Mar 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. You could always call whoever oversees CNAs in your state and ask.
    Mar 21
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Typical. You have to get full time status which is next to impossible to get benefits. They prefer to make everyone PRN to...
    Mar 20
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Let that get out on these boards for the parents! Maybe that would teach them! I bet after that, every one of their...
    Mar 18
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. I'd say prepare for a change. But the child needed nursing prior to this, so you are still going in to care for the child...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Exactly. It's never a good idea for a parent to be looking at our paperwork. Also, many parents aren't capable of learning...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Can you call them and ask? Maybe someone would know on the WI board on this site. It's a good question. Makes me wonder if...
    Mar 15
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. I've never heard of not being able to do 60 hour weeks. I've done 80+ hour weeks. Is this your agency policy?
    Mar 15
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing

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