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. Never a "thank you"...
    by CloudySue Dec 10, '13
    19
    systoly
  2. PDN role at school
    by Texan56 Dec 3, '13
    26
    systoly
  3. Many Baby Nurses Aren't Nurses At All
    Article by TheCommuter Dec 12, '13
    16
    caliotter3
  4. Vacations and Hospitalizations
    by smartnurse1982 Dec 15, '13
    7
    smartnurse1982
  5. no dose to give written on MAR anymore?
    by SDALPN Sep 25, '11
    16
    caliotter3
  6. Not affectionate enough???
    by Tired_Mommy Mar 29, '13
    21
    smartnurse1982
  7. Irked, but I should understand (Vent)
    by CloudySue Dec 4, '13
    5
    eeffoc_emmig
  8. Best thermometer for kids with aversion to touch
    by Texan56 Nov 26, '13
    16
    Texan56
  9. Transporting 17yr From Tub to Walker
    by uthscsa2011 Dec 3, '13
    22
    CloudySue
  10. How do I start my own Private duty nursing?
    by Karilynnmorgan Oct 14, '13
    6
    ceebeejay
  11. Trying not to step on toes
    by Not_A_Hat_Person Nov 30, '13
    6
    Oldest&Ugliest
  12. How does your agency handle narcotic counts?
    by Loodlow Oct 2, '13
    12
    caliotter3
  13. Private Duty Nursing
    Article FAQs by DidiRN Nov 30, '13
  14. What do you wear to meet a family?
    by Elle23 Sep 10, '13
    21
    SDALPN
  15. things said wrong that drive you crazy
    by SDALPN Nov 2, '13
    81
    caddywompus
  16. Patients mom wants me to get in bed with her
    by Adele_Michal7 Nov 20, '13
    31
    CloudySue
  17. I left private duty nursing a year ago
    by Blackcat99 Nov 15, '13
    12
    CloudySue
  18. Boundaries in pediatric PDN/home health
    by JustBeachyNurse Oct 30, '13
    22
    caddywompus
  19. am I a nurse or home maker???
    by jack1339 Oct 28, '13
    33
    caddywompus
  20. Ped client with a difficult mom! HELP!!
    by tcooks7 Oct 17, '13
    37
    nursel56
  21. Vent about nurses
    by SDALPN Nov 1, '13
    36
    KATRN78
  22. Private Duty for New Grads
    by reginarn88 Oct 27, '13
    46
    caliotter3
  23. I don't understand this...(vent)
    by eeffoc_emmig Nov 14, '13
    16
    SDALPN
  24. Night nurse sound asleep!
    by maryen Nov 15, '13
    26
    maryen
  25. Ew!
    Ew!
    by Adele_Michal7 Nov 13, '13
    15
    LadyFree28
  26. How to gain a child's trust?
    by Texan56 Nov 9, '13
    10
    Adele_Michal7
  27. Need help with a very timid child
    by Texan56 Nov 9, '13
    6
    systoly
  28. Crazy old wives tales and odd customs...
    by SDALPN Nov 2, '13
    14
    amoLucia
  29. How do I get my pt to cooperate?
    by cazach0122 Nov 7, '13
    3
    KATRN78
  30. Motivation...I need some! (night nurse vent)
    by jordankreationz Oct 28, '13
    17
    Texan56
  31. Dont wake me, just let yourself out
    by CloudySue Nov 5, '13
    9
    Adele_Michal7
  32. odd case
    by KATRN78 Jul 10, '13
    32
    AdobeRN
  33. Weird thing happening...
    by Elle23 Nov 2, '13
    15
    nursel56
  34. Perks of the Job???
    by CloudySue Aug 31, '13
    65
    SDALPN
  35. Diagnoses you've seen?
    by CloudySue Sep 22, '13
    24
    ventmommy
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