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 I find private duty work outside of an angency?
    by studentnurse2175 Jul 11, '10
    6
    SDALPN
  2. Does this sound wrong to you?
    by CloudySue Mar 23, '13
    5
    SDALPN
  3. Intro to Home care, needing some advice
    by petluvr Apr 3, '13
    5
    Tired_Mommy
  4. When you don't agree...
    by PixieRN24 Mar 12, '13
    7
    NyteshiftLVN
  5. Less verbal abuse on night shift?
    by Blackcat99 May 7, '12
    16
    Oldest&Ugliest
  6. Conflict in the family causing me anxiety
    by Texan56 Mar 7, '13
    4
    big al lpn
  7. What do you take for lunch?
    by dakotadenise Feb 24, '13
    12
    Adele_Michal7
  8. Switching to PDN, need advice from fellow nurses!
    by AndiePi Mar 6, '13
    1
    CloudySue
  9. Too many calls at home from boss
    by SDALPN Feb 21, '13
    13
    SDALPN
  10. Unfamiliar territory with no orientation
    by ratgirl63 Feb 16, '13
    12
    a2thap
  11. One case only or a whole bunch of them?
    by CloudySue Oct 6, '12
    11
    luv4nursing10
  12. Tax Help
    by tankity Feb 11, '13
    5
    Amnesty
  13. Interview with potential client tomorrow!
    by sunnisc84 Feb 5, '13
    1
    dakotadenise
  14. New to Private Duty, starting two new cases!  Advice?
    by dakotadenise Feb 3, '13
    9
    dakotadenise
  15. Asked not to come back to work for the family?
    by LPNmomtobe Aug 2, '12
    8
    Adele_Michal7
  16. Do your families give you anything for the holidays?
    by CloudySue Dec 24, '12
    17
    Adele_Michal7
  17. Not happy with Peds PDN and need for help
    by HL85RN Feb 3, '13
    2
    HL85RN
  18. what to do??
    by 88nursinglove88 Feb 2, '13
    2
    sarolarn2b
  19. Farrell valve with a GJ tube for medications?
    by ememily2004 Jan 28, '13
    5
    JustBeachyNurse
  20. Looking for scheduling program
    by Loodlow Jan 24, '13
    2
    ddonaldson
  21. How do I claim for billing?
    by bori0407 Jan 22, '13
    1
    somenurse
  22. Toddler on continuous feeding becoming more mobile
    by Texan56 Jan 26, '13
    6
    Texan56
  23. PDN is killing me!
    by maataus Jan 13, '13
    12
    LadyFree28
  24. New to PDN
    by HodagNurse Jan 9, '13
    5
    tnmarie
  25. Tell us about you!
    by WI_home_RN Sep 21, '10
    17
    jaks
  26. I am confused...
    by livtek Dec 13, '12
    4
    Blackcat99
  27. What would you do if you had to launder a patient's night clothes?
    by Worky Quirky Nov 27, '12
    11
    Worky Quirky
  28. Opinions please? Lifting vs lift
    by SDALPN Sep 19, '12
    15
    MBrickle
  29. Meeting the parent on a new (1st) case
    by Nurse Connie Aug 6, '12
    9
    MBrickle
  30. Hospice Private Duty?
    by 50kn Aug 13, '12
    3
    sfmedic100
  31. What documentation for private pay, private duty nursing?
    by Sehille4774 Nov 21, '12
    1
    sfmedic100
  32. Great Interview Today
    by somedaypeds Nov 9, '12
    3
    somedaypeds
  33. Last time I drive through a hurricane for YOU!
    by CloudySue Nov 2, '12
    2
    CloudySue
  34. Homecare patient got a good bump today, on my watch.
    by Texan56 Nov 9, '12
    2
    CloudySue
  35. First Job in Private Duty!
    by NurseTiffer Oct 29, '12
    7
    Jenn55e
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