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Joined Apr 27, '04 - from 'Atlanta, GA'. kiyasmom is a BSN student. She has '8' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'Pediatrics'. Posts: 804 (15% Liked) Likes: 406
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  1. There are no supervisors. We're all independents. There is the "Primary" who established and maintains the PA (the day...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. You raise valid considerations. I can't speak to whether anyone else has addressed these issues with mom. I haven't...
    Jul 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. I don't plan on going back on the case but I may. Money is money. It's just really uncomfortable there... even though I...
    Jul 7
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Don't you hate it when a bad nurse (or even a few of them) makes the whole profession look bad? I don't know if this family...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. I recall having a parent ask me to be "very detailed" about my interventions. This was some years back. I did as I was...
    May 9
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. Has a family ever asked you to chart more interventions than required or done during your shift in order to make the patient...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Seriously!!!!! And it took him two attempts for a barely competent job. When I was roomed in ED I was advised the one he...
    Apr 24
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  8. Yesterday, against my will, my job called EMS because I was having a full blown asthma exacerbation after two doses of...
    Apr 23
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  9. I sincerely hope she does, too. She actually mentioned going back to reapply with some of the agencies, including the...
    Apr 21
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. I had a mom that counted everything. Think I spoke of her before. ;-) She bought the "select-a-size" paper towels and in...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. Hmmm, this is a new one. At least for me. My cousin has been doing independent PDN for the past 8-9 years. She's very savvy...
    Apr 18
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. I could be wrong but I *think* she relayed everything as if she did it but it was another parent who did it all, including...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. I totally deferred to the agency when she called, honestly because I was caught off guard and I didn't want it to go back to...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Meh... I called mom when I got off of work to see how things worked out with the agency staff today and she told me that...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Thank you. Ok, so here's the story: I get a phone call from a parent who is irate that her child's nurse left on Friday...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. So, to be clear, you wouldn't just leave the child with the other adult in the home at the end of your shift?
    Mar 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. You are on a 12 hour shift. Primary caregiver has an emergency at 2 PM. Your shift is over at 7 PM and PCG is not back, no...
    Mar 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Very often it's the parents, too. I've seen a caregiver come in, check the nurse's communication book (that's intended for...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Chances are the parents on those support sites and those we are talking about are one in the same... It takes a certain kind...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. What made it most uncomfortable was I was trying something new at the urging of my sister, it wasn't even a regular thing....
    Mar 14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing

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