Private Duty Nursing - Page 13

Private Duty Nursing - page 13

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.

  1. Ever get spooked on night shift?
    by CloudySue Mar 27, '11
    13
    Adele_Michal7
  2. Where do they get these people?
    by Blackcat99 Jun 24, '11
    9
    Adele_Michal7
  3. How long does your patient stay in hospital?
    by Blackcat99 Oct 28, '11
    22
    Adele_Michal7
  4. Background checks for parents
    by SDALPN Jun 16, '12
    16
    Adele_Michal7
  5. stupid complaints...so frustrating!
    by SDALPN Sep 22, '11
    9
    Adele_Michal7
  6. too hot in the home
    by tjmschet Jul 19, '11
    26
    Adele_Michal7
  7. Do you have to do constant interaction with your DD patient?
    by Blackcat99 Jul 23, '10
    13
    Adele_Michal7
  8. Why is it so hard?
    by KATRN78 Jan 5, '12
    4
    Adele_Michal7
  9. Working in unpleasant conditions
    by CloudySue Feb 13, '13
    15
    Adele_Michal7
  10. Vent...non nursing managers
    by SDALPN Aug 19, '13
    6
    SDALPN
  11. How can I get a new case?
    by PerfectlyPlump Jan 6, '13
    11
    PerfectlyPlump
  12. Do you work full time?
    by PerfectlyPlump Jul 31, '13
    8
    PerfectlyPlump
  13. Funniest or worst PDN notes.
    by KATRN78 Jul 1, '13
    61
    Oldest&Ugliest
  14. PDN in Northern CO--27% pay cut?!!
    by CrazyCatNurse Aug 16, '13
    1
    Oldest&Ugliest
  15. DME problems
    by Elektra6 Aug 15, '13
    2
    JustBeachyNurse
  16. Sleeping Nurse = No Agency?
    by HisTreasure Jan 15, '13
    52
    Elle23
  17. What do you like least/most about private duty?
    by aachavez Aug 7, '13
    3
    systoly
  18. Is 21$ an hour for new grad (ADN), home health too low?
    by hnammahp1990 Aug 5, '13
    8
    SDALPN
  19. Neglect? What would you do?
    by KATRN78 Apr 24, '13
    18
    thenursemandy
  20. Legal to have 2 patients to one nurse in home care?
    by luvtwilight Jul 31, '13
    10
    NyteshiftLVN
  21. Is PDN really better than working in a facility?
    by smartypantsnurse May 1, '13
    3
    Jennyc00
  22. New Grad in PDN!
    by Radiant91 Jul 27, '13
    13
    nursel56
  23. Do you "friend" your pts on Facebook???
    by CrazyGoonRN Mar 15, '11
    27
    SDALPN
  24. Mom has problems getting the right DME
    by PerfectlyPlump Apr 5, '13
    7
    SDALPN
  25. Family wants nurse to function in a dark environment
    by PerfectlyPlump May 30, '13
    5
    systoly
  26. Advice on how to keep skills fresh?
    by hezasan Jun 2, '13
    6
    hezasan
  27. Vent...lying families
    by SDALPN Jul 11, '13
    6
    KATRN78
  28. Is Home Health Aide 24 Hr Live-in Rate $100/day Too Low?
    by CabanaDay Mar 28, '11
    12
    smartnurse1982
  29. Working Weekends
    by luvtwilight May 25, '13
    14
  30. Water via MIC-KEY button
    by Tpschwandt Jul 2, '13
    7
    wooh
  31. Emedny question from longtime lurker!
    by Deekay123 Oct 12, '11
    4
    JustBeachyNurse
  32. A question about home health nursing
    by kje22 Jun 29, '13
    5
    SDALPN
  33. Student nurse...on night shift?
    by Elle23 Jun 12, '13
    4
    CloudySue
  34. Rate your nurse? Check out this can of worms...
    Image by CloudySue Jun 16, '13
    12
    ventmommy
  35. New Private Duty Nurse PLZ HELP!
    by MsHope6307 May 11, '13
    7
    psullivan95

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