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. Private Duty Nursing
    Article FAQs by DidiRN Nov 30, '13
  2. What do you wear to meet a family?
    by Elle23 Sep 10, '13
    21
    SDALPN
  3. things said wrong that drive you crazy
    by SDALPN Nov 2, '13
    81
    caddywompus
  4. Patients mom wants me to get in bed with her
    by Adele_Michal7 Nov 20, '13
    31
    CloudySue
  5. I left private duty nursing a year ago
    by Blackcat99 Nov 15, '13
    12
    CloudySue
  6. Boundaries in pediatric PDN/home health
    by JustBeachyNurse Oct 30, '13
    22
    caddywompus
  7. am I a nurse or home maker???
    by jack1339 Oct 28, '13
    33
    caddywompus
  8. Ped client with a difficult mom! HELP!!
    by tcooks7 Oct 17, '13
    37
    nursel56
  9. Vent about nurses
    by SDALPN Nov 1, '13
    36
    KATRN78
  10. Private Duty for New Grads
    by reginarn88 Oct 27, '13
    46
    caliotter3
  11. I don't understand this...(vent)
    by eeffoc_emmig Nov 14, '13
    16
    SDALPN
  12. Night nurse sound asleep!
    by maryen Nov 15, '13
    26
    maryen
  13. Ew!
    Ew!
    by Adele_Michal7 Nov 13, '13
    15
    LadyFree28
  14. How to gain a child's trust?
    by Texan56 Nov 9, '13
    10
    Adele_Michal7
  15. Need help with a very timid child
    by Texan56 Nov 9, '13
    6
    systoly
  16. Crazy old wives tales and odd customs...
    by SDALPN Nov 2, '13
    14
    amoLucia
  17. How do I get my pt to cooperate?
    by cazach0122 Nov 7, '13
    3
    KATRN78
  18. Motivation...I need some! (night nurse vent)
    by jordankreationz Oct 28, '13
    17
    Texan56
  19. Dont wake me, just let yourself out
    by CloudySue Nov 5, '13
    9
    Adele_Michal7
  20. odd case
    by KATRN78 Jul 10, '13
    32
    AdobeRN
  21. Weird thing happening...
    by Elle23 Nov 2, '13
    15
    nursel56
  22. Perks of the Job???
    by CloudySue Aug 31, '13
    65
    SDALPN
  23. Diagnoses you've seen?
    by CloudySue Sep 22, '13
    24
    ventmommy
  24. Shaken Baby Syndrome
    by RegenerativeNurse Oct 25, '13
    9
    CloudySue
  25. Vent- Client's Mom Stabbed Me in the Back (not literally)
    by Not_A_Hat_Person Sep 23, '13
    12
  26. Gtube Feedings Help please!!
    by RegenerativeNurse Oct 24, '13
    29
    JustBeachyNurse
  27. Frequently changing a scheduled med's schedule
    by tcooks7 Oct 22, '13
    7
    tcooks7
  28. ny medicaid provider question
    by Tonya 33 Oct 22, '13
  29. Rude Co-Worker
    by eeffoc_emmig Oct 11, '13
    20
    KATRN78
  30. She won't give me a chance!
    by Elle23 Oct 1, '13
    15
    Elle23
  31. Vent: Difficult Case
    by Adele_Michal7 Oct 11, '13
    14
    NyteshiftLVN
  32. How do you do nights?
    by Texan56 Oct 5, '13
    8
    NyteshiftLVN
  33. Uncooperative child with trach/on vent
    by Texan56 Oct 12, '13
    7
    meanmaryjean
  34. New PDN; sent in papers now what?
    by ceebeejay Oct 6, '13
    13
    SDALPN
  35. Anyone have some cheese?
    by eeffoc_emmig Sep 17, '13
    18
    Adele_Michal7
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