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  1. Expectations for traveling with a patient??
    They haven't gone on anymore vacations and have switched to another one of our offices due to their address. But I agree, my agency really stepped up. It took lots of negotiation though and I stated...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Expectations for traveling with a patient??
    They haven't gone on anymore vacations and have switched to another one of our offices due to their address. But I agree, my agency really stepped up. It took lots of negotiation though and I stated...
    Aug 21, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Nurses notes
    Thanks! that's an awesome Suggestion. Even if it takes you until Sunday to send me a PM with examples, I will patiently wait and be sooooo grateful. Thanks in advance! :)
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Nurses notes
    I'm doing extended care. 8 hours shifts ... Usually day shift.
    Jul 20, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Do you care if they want you to remove your shoes?
    We encounter this often and we are just told to buy house slippers that are hard on the bottom, and completely cover your feet. I'm wearing se right now as we speak. My company reimburses me but even...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. On Call and Weekend requirements
    That sounds unreasonable to me. I think you should at least look into your options elsewhere because you may not have to work 12 hour shifts to make the same..even if you did, at least it wouldn't be...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Are slumps in home health normal?
    Yes it is normal. Lots of nurses who work with agencies get a second agency or another full time or part time to cover themselves financially
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. How physical is home health?
    I think it varies patient to patient. I do all pediatrics an mostly infants now but when I did adults, there were hoyer lifts inside the homes for the heavy patients and if I couldn't turn a patient...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Have you ever done this
    I agree 100% with this ^^
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. Home Health vs LTC -- HELP!!
    Based on what you said, I have to agree with the other posts. Stay where you are. Depending on your case, home health can give you more free time but it all depends on the patient. Some are hours of...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Assessment is finished, now what?
    It sounds like you are doing skilled nursing visits vs shifts of 6+ hours... If so, they are typically something like that. You go in, do your assessment, address whatever their health concern is and...
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Nurses notes
    Fellow nurses- I need help with my documentation!! I've read so many forums in here about nurses notes and what to include but they are mostly about how you write a nurses note for the hospital....
    Jun 14, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Working with Families that dont control their kids
    These are great suggestions. I spoke to mom again and let her know that if she doesn't control the child, she will have no nurses. That was Friday at the end of my shift. We will see how Monday goes!...
    Jun 10, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Working with Families that dont control their kids
    I just started working with a new home health case and the infant is precious and the parents are very kind. They speak another language as they are from another country so we have to call a hotline...
    Jun 8, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Expectations for traveling with a patient??
    Thank you all for your responses! I agree with what you guys said and I spoke up. I told my office that I wouldn't be willing to work that vacation as it was no benefit to me. Now they are giving...
    Apr 24, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Expectations for traveling with a patient??
    Our nurses can travel with patients if the child is medically fragile. However, I don't feel as though the compensation on my end is worth it.. I work 8 hours a day, 5 days a week with this child and...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Expectations for traveling with a patient??
    I've been searching the forums and only found one similar question about this So I'm starting my own thread...I am a Home Health Nurse. M-F 7-3 with a pediatric trach and vent 1 year old. I was...
    Apr 23, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Lets get a current salary thread going for 09/10
    LPN $31 an hour, full time with benefits, Pediatrics in Center City Philadelphia 2 years experience
    Sep 9, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. how much do you make a month?  new LPN
    I currently work Home Health and make $22 an hour all shifts. I needed more hours so I just got another job at a Pediatric Care center (Havent started yet)and they start $22-27 depending on the...
    Jun 14, '11
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. LPN to RN, thinking of dropping out :(
    Wow guys, that was really encouraging. :) I really needed to hear that. I've been so stressed out but you're all right. I can do it, and if I fail something, I can take it again. Its not the end of...
    Oct 4, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. LPN to RN, thinking of dropping out :(
    Im an LPN and I am back in school working on my RN. I'm thinking of dropping out because I am struggling so much. I'm taking A&P for the 3rd time, (1st time in High school 5 years ago and second...
    Oct 3, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Lets get a current salary thread going for 09/10
    LPN for a year but starting rate at my LTC facility was $18 for all shifts with shift differentials of a dollar or two. I work 3-11 and make $20.50 with full benefits and work every other weekend
    May 28, '10
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. I just took the NCLEX - PN, my thoughts.
    i passssed!!!! Omg! Thank god !!! I'm a real nurse now!
    Jun 18, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. i think i failed my nclex pn.
    EVeryone feels like they failed, but if you stopped at 85, the odds are in your favor. I'm sure you passed. I just found I passed today and I went to 205 questions!! Dont worry. We passed the...
    Jun 18, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. I just took the NCLEX - PN, my thoughts.
    So I actually sat here and read from page one to the end, and I feel like if your test stopped at 85 questions, you're pretty much golden. For people like me whose test went the whole way to 205...
    Jun 18, '09
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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