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  1. Seeing patients without a provider on the premises.  Help please, I am an LVN
    This is what happened here, not quite the same as your situation, but thought I'd share. Former Fulton doctor, office manager charged with defrauding Medicare after he moved to Vegas | syracuse.com
    Apr 9
    Forum: California Nursing
  2. Strippers hired for nursing home patients, lawsuit alleges
    Not sure your take on this, but a lawsuit? I bet the residents had the time of their lives. I don't agree with the son at all. Long Island nursing home allegedly hired male strippers to...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Nursing News
  3. Nurse changing vent mode
    OP, you did the right thing, she is not an RT, and she has no right, or education to change the vent settings on her own. She should be fired. What she has been doing is a disaster/lawsuit waiting to...
    Apr 8
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. WOW, Can you believe this?
    http://www.syracuse.com/news/index.ssf/2014/03/dewitt_nurse_charged_with_felony_after_group_home_patient_dies_in_her_care.html#incart_river
    Mar 22
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  5. Great Apps for Great Nurses
    Sorry, don't mean to be dumb, but what X? I love Allnurses, just don't want the mobile version.
    Mar 18
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  6. Great Apps for Great Nurses
    Please tell me how to rid my ipad of your mobile app. I don't like it.
    Mar 18
    Forum: Mobile Apps For Nurses
  7. How "Customer Service" got a facility in trouble!
    SERIOUSLY???????[/QUOTE] Just thought I'd remind you that you should never ass ume anything. From Rome, NY to Syracuse, NY is 43 miles, where the Level 1 Trauma Center is located for all of...
    Mar 5
    Forum: Nursing News
  8. How "Customer Service" got a facility in trouble!
    This article is from the local paper. Discrimination for sure. A facility got in trouble big time. Customer service gone bad! " State says Oneida County nursing home barred 'colored nurses' from...
    Mar 4
    Forum: Nursing News
  9. Home health med admin
    The first thing you have to remember is that this is a person's home, not a facility. It is true that you are only supposed to remind them to take their meds. No one takes their BP every day at home...
    Feb 26
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  10. opinions please?
    At my agency, if your BLS expires we are not allowed to work. It is against state regulations for anyone providing home nursing to be without it.
    Feb 24
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. PLEASE don't use photos as avatars!
    I am not really a teddybear even though I am a hugable peds nurse. Ah, but my username, I am a real nurse, an LPN!
    Feb 23
    Forum: Pre-Nursing Student
  12. Stupid hospital/company tricks
    Thanks all for the laughs before bed! Baking cookies? I laughed out loud for real!:roflmao:
    Feb 19
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. The OTHER nurse cleans... hint, hint
    Some families will push you as far as they can. I'd answer with that is very nice of her, and go on about my business. You aren't the housekeeper or the maid, don't get caught up in it.
    Jan 19
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Nature's Classroom?
    I worked for Nature's Classroom for 3 and one half seasons. I had a great time, and John Santos is a wonderful boss, he is the founder of Nature's Classroom. It was a lot of hard work, but soooo much...
    Jan 12
    Forum: Camp Nursing
  15. Serbian RN,BSN in California
    Board of Registered Nursing
    Dec 25, '13
    Forum: Nurse Registration
  16. Lung sounds
    Try this, you can actually hear them.Auscultating The Lungs - Reference Guide to Adventitious Lung Sounds Hope this helps you
    Dec 22, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Private duty lpn, rn supervisor??
    The point I was making was that LPN's are not supervised by an RN, their is no such thing in my state. Only the LPN is being paid. "I don't know any state that allows an LPN to work without an RN...
    Dec 21, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Private duty lpn, rn supervisor??
    In NYS, orders are written by the doctor. ""In the instance that PDN services are to be provided wholly or in part by an independently enrolled LPN, the ordering physician must certify the...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Private duty lpn, rn supervisor??
    Not every state has the same requirements. I don't need any RN working with me if I wanted to get my number and bill and work on my own in NYS. Don't be so quick to say it has to be this way. Not...
    Dec 20, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. Conflict with a coworker
    It is rude an inconsiderate for them to do that. If they were not saying anything that mattered why didn't they speak in English? I'm a homecare nurse who does shifts in a Spanish/English household....
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  21. Ad on Craiglist for ghostwriter for nursing student
    They will be SOL when it is time for NCLEX.
    Dec 14, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  22. A Mother Seeking Healthcare Career Advice for High School Junior
    I think it is your daughter who should be researching this.
    Dec 3, '13
    Forum: Nursing Career Advice
  23. Do you ever feel like you have to defend your position as a PDN?
    "“Be who you are and say what you feel because those who mind don't matter and those who matter don't mind.”
    Nov 26, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. Patients mom wants me to get in bed with her
    I don't think it is appropriate. I would never agree to that, ever. Did you speak to your supervisor?
    Nov 21, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  25. Co-worker asked how much I make an hour
    I agree, it's no one else's business what your salary is. That is why I think threads on here started with the title, "What is Your Salary", are rude and totally unprofessional. Next time tell them,...
    Nov 19, '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations


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