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  1. Surveillance cameras in pedi patient's home?
    i just wanted to add that just because there is a camera doesn't mean there is video. The camera we had pointing at our sons bed, with the monitor in our room was live with no video. It was simply...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Surveillance cameras in pedi patient's home?
    I know this is an old post but I had to weigh in on this. I am not only a mom but I had a child that had PDN for 14 years. I started with one camera with infrared with a monitor in my bedroom so I...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. Craziest PDN/PDN Venting Thread
    <PLEASE do not take this the wrong way, I'm trying to express something I've often thought about and am pretty sure it will come off as mean/ rude/insensitive and that is NOT my intent: Having home...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Craziest PDN/PDN Venting Thread
    I have worked two shifts in a home where no one speaks much english and much has changed since the orientation. I am constantly being ordered around and told to give treatments and meds before they...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Craziest PDN/PDN Venting Thread
    In response to the client that only wanted spanish speaking nurses: I am on a case now where the client is with extended family that does not speak english. Show up for second shift. There was a...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. should I leave a client...
    oh, I should repost. thanks for pointhing this out. I was thinking this might be best especially since another spot on case I love just opened up. thanks for the input.
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. should I leave a client...
    So I started with a new client. Family does not speak much english. mom speaks some. I was oriented to the case quite a while ago but only started a week ago and doing one day a week. Mom seems...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Giving report and the nurse asked if I had done the H&H??
    I was giving report last night. I have been an agency nurse for 5 years but I just started with a new agency so perhaps this is an acronym used within some agencies? but I assumed she meant...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    thank you everyone for all your help! As much as I hate writing papers, I have learned a lot in this class!
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    Like I said this is for a class. I did not write the scenario and I could not imagine a doctor doing this. This is why I posted. I was not sure of the procedures in LTC or if this scenario made...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    well I couldn't call a code because the treatment scenario that this patient needs is not something I can provide in the facility. I was hung up on the whole scenario because I could not imagine...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    I guess documentation is important. And once they get to the hospital, doesnt the hospital have to treat if they receive medicaid under EMTALA? does this standard still apply for the most part? ...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    i think its the whole way they present the scenario. I just havent ever dealt with healthcare professionals that were that treated me or anyone else that way. :) just lucky I guess. but you are...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    oh and yes in this case family is there and on board with the advance directives.
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    according to our outline, there are advance directives and the patient is competent. I was just looking at some other posts and someone had said that when they sent a patient to the hospital from...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  16. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    I am writing a paper for an ethics class. And I have all my sources and most of the actual paper but I am stuck on one part. I do not work in long term care and do not know much about what goes on...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. The soul crushing part about nursing
    good for you! we have home nursing laws for pediatrics where the nurses have to call ems and do everything regardless of a dnr. however if the parents or guardians are there and in charge they can...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Continuing Ed. Credits Held Hostage?
    I can repeat the skills I learned without a doubt. The instructor might remember me but I wouldnt even know how to go about getting him to remember if I stayed the whole time, etc., send him my...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Before You Take An Elderly Family Member To The ER
    -patient couldnt speak so this was irrelevant which is another reason why I typed up the hx, he was mentally disabled and did not speak. as far as assessing him, they would have to speak to me to...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Who reads your mantoux (PPD) test?
    Back for my BSN this year so my physician placed it and said any RN (besides me) could read it, my friend read it and signed it, I sent it in and they sent it to my school. For my company, they...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Is there any hope for the BSN who never had experience to get a job?
    how about looking for hospitals that have internships for new grads? they usually only hire those with less than 6 months of experience. If your grades are good, I would apply, you can always say...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  22. A nursing student in need of some advice from elder nurses.
    on an off note, look to see if your school has any private scholarships. I was surprised to learn how many scholarships were available to nursing students and to students in general at my school and...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Continuing Ed. Credits Held Hostage?
    I took a course that I paid a fair amount of money for and at the end of the course, I received a work call and stepped out. I guess I was distracted and did not pick up my CEU certificate. I need...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Before You Take An Elderly Family Member To The ER
    I think this is a great idea but I have to ask if others have done this also? i did this with entire med hx and all medications he was taking, always up to date, for my relative that I brought to...
    May 21, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Am I risking my license?
    Well in general most of the orders are just that, general orders. But there are a few that are very complicated that i went back and refused to write for that reason. They can't be done for that...
    Apr 29, '13
    Forum: HIPAA and Nursing Challenges


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