Private Duty Nursing

Private Duty Nursing is available for nurses who care for patients in their homes. Whether you do 4, 8, 12 hour shifts in a patient's home via an agency or if you self-contract, there are unique challenges. The unspoken rules of the household, dealing with dysfunctional families, and the environment of the home are all aspects of this job that must be dealt with by the private duty nurse.

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  1. How do you clean Mickey bolus extensions ?
    by systoly Mar 9, '11
    7
    Amanda831
  2. Need some help and advice
    by Bubbles82 Jun 5, '11
    1
    caliotter3
  3. Need easier tranfer technique for pt. with paralyzed legs
    by Texan56 Jun 3, '11
    3
    Texan56
  4. PSA Interview
    by mountaintex Jan 5, '10
    2
    Sweetie54
  5. When are you going to get a "real" job?
    by luvtwilight Mar 8, '11
    17
    drmorton2b
  6. Is this a policy for other agencies too?
    by PediLove2147 May 22, '11
    1
    caliotter3
  7. Weird call from Dad
    by shortscrubbs108 May 19, '11
    4
    shortscrubbs108
  8. Suctioning in the classroom?
    by Not_A_Hat_Person Jan 7, '11
    30
    Blackcat99
  9. Please share: likes and dislikes about private duty nursing
    by lulu997RN Mar 2, '11
    9
    LadyinScrubs
  10. G-tube bolus feeding question. Please help.
    by RNmeee May 13, '11
    5
    systoly
  11. Emergencies in the home
    by Sneech07 May 4, '11
    4
    caliotter3
  12. Preventing pediatric disability
    by Texan56 Apr 18, '11
    24
    tralalaRN
  13. use of fingerstick vs Venipuncture to test INRs
    by HHRN22 May 9, '11
    6
    HHRN22
  14. What is the standard of Care in Private duty Nursing?
    by grateful2010 May 6, '11
  15. Kid keeps pulling out his trach!!!!!
    by Blackcat99 Apr 29, '11
    5
    SDALPN
  16. What should I do?
    by RNmeee May 3, '11
    2
    HealthyNurse
  17. When to let client and agency know you're pregnant
    by luvtwilight Apr 18, '11
    6
    BA.LVN
  18. HH nurse, PDN- private duty nurse?
    • Closed
    by purplecotton Jan 15, '07
    12
    Kyasi
  19. How do I become a private duty nurse?
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    by ReeseCup819 Oct 20, '09
    5
    Jenn55e
  20. New LVN Grad Interviewing for Private Nurse - Tips?
    by CaseyLeah Mar 10, '11
    4
    systoly
  21. Finding private duty cases on my own
    by aye125RN Feb 17, '11
    5
    Jenn55e
  22. Are all Group home workers  like this?
    by Blackcat99 Apr 2, '11
    19
    nursel56
  23. Not sure what happened
    by tjmschet Apr 14, '11
    10
    carwin
  24. New to Private Duty Nursing...
    by dukesgal Apr 14, '11
    1
    WI_home_RN
  25. Why is it so hard to find night shift Private Duty nurses?
    by yogastudentRN Jan 23, '11
    12
    PediLove2147
  26. Private duty rant...
    by smurfynursey Mar 23, '11
    16
    mb1949
  27. Why I am leaving my private duty case....
    by juzme Mar 3, '11
    10
    nursel56
  28. On Call Staffing, Inc., ever heard of it??
    by CrazyGoonRN Mar 13, '11
  29. new pdn job
    by shortscrubbs108 Feb 28, '11
    4
    shortscrubbs108
  30. Trach removal-How long till G-tube dc'd?
    by Blackcat99 Feb 25, '11
    1
    liveyourlife747
  31. The danger of being a "normal kid" in college
    by CloudySue Mar 5, '11
    2
    Kyasi
  32. Not enjoying going to school with child
    by Blackcat99 Feb 13, '11
    21
    CloudySue
  33. Private Duty Nsg. for a Family Member?
    by Marsden Feb 26, '11
    14
    Marsden
  34. Private duty Agency
    by nursemomof3boys Mar 1, '11
  35. Getting a raise in private duty nursing?
    by Blackcat99 Jan 21, '11
    43
    Pearlgirl
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