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tnmarie, LPN (5,488 Views)

Joined Aug 23, '12 - from 'Tennessee'. tnmarie is a Agency/PDN. She has '10 in medical field' year(s) of experience and specializes in 'geriatrics, hospice, private duty'. Posts: 282 (43% Liked) Likes: 247

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  1. Thanks for all the replies. I still haven't decided what to do yet. Gonna see how much continued coverage through COBRA...
    Jan 6
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Main duty is keeping the pts comfortable and helping the family and pts cope. Pain management is a biggie. The skills I...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  3. We have a younger res that acts out when you don't do what they want when they want. S/he sits down and then lays back in...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  4. Wow, I think you are working at a place I recently left! I was determined to stay a year. I made it 10 months. I bought...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  5. Hello all and happy New Year! So here is my situation: I went directly from one job to another at the end of December. I...
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  6. @Dana: that is why we do neuros after unwitnessed falls. It is safer to proceed as if they did hit their head since we...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. We have a whole fall packet: pain assessment form, change of condition form, neurochecks, investigation report, ect. We do...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Back when I was living in a more rural area, I worked PRN at LTC to help offset some of the bumps in the PDN road. It had...
    Jan 4
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. They know what is happening and they also know that nurses are working for them FOR FREE because they don't know or won't...
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. My former employer took away the only other nurse in the building on my shift. This of course meant that I could not leave...
    Jan 4
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. I have rarely heard of an instance of a PDN doing "a little extra" that didn't end like this. Once they see you will do the...
    Jan 2
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. The skills you use are going to depend on where you end up and even the shift (night shift did all the U/As, colostomy and...
    Jan 2
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. What medications absolutely must be given daily? All medication MUST be given as ordered. Unless it is PRN, it must be...
    Dec 25 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. I'd also be checking to see when his last BM was as well.... Edit: whoops, the above poster already mentioned that.
    Dec 25 '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. It is hard to transition from HHC/PDN back to facility nursing. In my personal experience, it was hard to get any position...
    Dec 25 '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  16. I don't think it is necessarily that we don't want to be friends, some of us would rather just be doing our work (shocking,...
    Dec 23 '14
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  17. Something to keep in mind: most agencies have a non-compete clause. You can not take your current client away from your...
    Dec 19 '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Anyone transitioned from LPN to RHIA, RHIT, HIM, or HIT? I'm thinking about doing so and would like to hear experiences...
    Dec 19 '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. My mom started out at $8.00/hr as an LPN in LTC in the early 1980s so I don't even want to think of what the pay was like...
    Dec 19 '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Chare has left you with the link you need regarding transferring your license. Just a clarification on another post in...
    Dec 19 '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner

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