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  1. Receiving report
    I do try reading other nurses notes but I know at 6am mom wakes up signs your paper and doesn't want to give you time to place it in his binder. I try placing it as fast as I can being that I'm only...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Receiving report
    In October he had back surgery and I had no idea he even had that scheduled. I went in for vague report from mom during my assessment I saw his back bandaged up and my pt told me he had surgery...
    Jan 6
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. Receiving report
    Thank you.
    Jan 5
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. Receiving report
    I've been working with a HH agency as PDN for over a year now with the same pt's. My night shift pt at first mom would give me reports and keep me up to date on what was going on being I only work...
    Jan 5
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Suctioning 2 yo
    Thank you. I'll ask OT see what they suggest. :)
    Sep 1, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. Suctioning 2 yo
    He doesn't have a trach and MD is aware. MD stated do PRN Zyrtec and neb if pt continues with increased secretions she will then increase the Zyrtec. I try not to suction and encourage a lot of...
    Sep 1, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Suctioning 2 yo
    I need advise. My 2 yo pt has asthma and seasonal allergies. Lately he's had increased secretions, he has order for prn sx, neb tx and Zyrtec. Before, I would sx orally and nasally without any...
    Sep 1, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Are you bored at work?
    I work private duty nursing with a peds patient that has a feeding tube. He's up and about, we play with toys or read books. I work 10 hours with him and he naps for 3 of those hours. The mom is...
    Jun 1, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  9. Grieving
    My best friend passed away on March 21, 2014 at 0630. I've been lost since then. I have been trying to keep it together for my kids but I'm not sure if I can do so for much longer. I feel guilt...
    May 1, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  10. TX CE for LVN
    Thank you
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  11. TX CE for LVN
    I did licensure by endorsement and took the jurisprudence exam. So I was exempt that first time renewal but his time around I need to do my CE courses.
    Apr 10, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. TX CE for LVN
    Hi, This is my first time doing CE courses. My license expires August 2015, can anyone tell me how far in advance can I do my CE classes in order for them to still be accepted when I renew my...
    Apr 9, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  13. oral/nasal suctioning
    My pt is a year old and often needs suctioning, I need advise/tips on how to suction him. Is it okay to swaddle? I've seen his mom suction him by sitting him on her lap and holding his hands with one...
    Mar 10, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. TX Continuing Education
    This is my first time having to do CE courses, can anyone recommend a site for me to use? Thanks in advance.
    Jan 2, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  15. HH Agency near Iowa City
    Hi, Could anyone living around this area in Iowa tell me what pediatric home health agencies they would recommend to apply at? What is the pay rate for an experienced LPN in HH? Are there any...
    Sep 20, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. question on trilogy 100
    I've been looking online for a video on using a triology 100 but have not found one that shows you how to use it. my new pt will be using it as a bipap at night. does anyone know where i can get info...
    Aug 10, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Need Advice on TRACH LTV 1150
    Thank You. I only attended one training class on the vent machine. But have not had any inservice.
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Need Advice on TRACH LTV 1150
    I just started working in home health and have no experience with trach. Theres a new case on a 9 month old but I'm nervous to say yes to working with this pt. I guess I'm just looking for advise,...
    Jul 19, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. New to home health
    I just started working in home health. I have experience in LTC and did 12 hour shifts where I took care of 45 residents on both my hallways, my night would pass by pretty quickly and I was always...
    Jun 16, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. advice needed for lvn in pediatrics
    Hi, I just got hired as a home health pediatric nurse. I have experience working in a nursing home for 2 years, but never in home health nor in pediatrics. I've also been out of work for 2 years...
    Jun 10, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  21. WIA
    WIA
    Hello, I had a question about Workforce Investment Act, do I just call my local workforce office and ask for an appointment to apply for WIA? I just want to be sure I know what I am asking for...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  22. working while in nursing school
    Hi, I've been out of work as a LPN for two years now, I plan on going to RN school that will take 18 months to complete. My question is once I am done with school and get my RN license and apply for...
    Jan 29, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  23. Galen 2013 LPN to RN
    Hello, I plan on going to Galen's RN program in April, but I'd like some advice from any former students. I have some confusion on the accreditation, during the tour we were told that it was...
    Jan 21, '13
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  24. need advice/help for 2nd hospital interview
    Hello, I got called for a second interview at a hospital for Mon for an LVN position. I'm excited and nervous as I'm not sure what type of questions I will be asked. Here's where I need advise. I...
    Sep 23, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. need advice/help for 2nd hospital interview
    Hello, I just got called for a second interview at a hospital on Mon for an LVN position. I'm excited and nervous as I'm not sure what type of questions I will be asked. Here's where I need...
    Sep 21, '12
    Forum: Nursing Interview Help


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