Search Results

Search Results Type: Posts; User: dlxrn

From Date
  1. I'm afraid for my pt. and afraid to go to work.
    Of course the dad will be angrier. But does that mean that we ignore the situation because we worry he will be angry? No...that family needs alot of intervention and the first step is to get the...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Jackson, MS CNA or LPN
    All I would say is "don't sell yourself short"..If the CNA will put money in your pocket..great! There are still many jobs out there for LPN's as well. You need to do some research to figure out the...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. I'm afraid for my pt. and afraid to go to work.
    SO right! ANd if we knowingly allow the child to remain in these circumstances...we are just as guilty and liable. Look at the whole meltdown of the social services sector in Dc..and the deaths of...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. 911!!  I need advice from anybody that can help!!!
    wow! What a sticky situation to be in. I agree with the others that management is in the "customer is always right" business. But...what about support for nursing...advocacy..to be more precise. DO...
    Feb 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Vitas Experience?
    I have the same question...no death visits? What about Hospice presence at time of death to provide SUPPORT? And who confirms the death..if the nurse is not present? I cannot imagine even half of our...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Post mortem care
    And coming from a night shift Hospice triage/visit nurse with a night consisting of 3-5/deaths (on a busy night)...trying to do post-mortem care on each pt, answer the pager, and worrying about the...
    Feb 20, '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  7. Why do you give IV nexium and protonix slow?!
    same..never had a prob with time on IV protonix!
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Post mortem care
    I always consult with the family as this is their grieving period. Some families do not want the body touched or moved and other families want that favorie shirt or outfit on the patient. It is...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  9. Hospice On Call Compensation Structure
    I get paid a hourly rate ($30/hr) to do 30hrs triage/night visits on the weekends. Flat rate of $200 during week for evening of oncall-whether you have a visit or not. If one has more than 3 visits...
    Feb 19, '09
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  10. surviving school?
    I have been where u are. I was a single mom, held two jobs (as an LPN)...and went to school...it was HELL!. I can say as the time went on, school got easier. It just depends on what type of LPN...
    Jan 21, '08
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student


Top