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  1. Is home health nursing considered safe? A little nervous....
    I love it. I've been in some pretty bad neighborhoods but haven't been messed with because the neighbors know I'm the nurse and who I'm there to see. Just be smart about where you are and you...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Charting help
    Always "paint a picture" of your visit, including the continuing home bound status and the continuing need for homecare because Medicare is picky and they are always looking for a reason to say...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Procrit
    The rules are different, KelRN215 said all Pediatrics NO Medicare. It's Medicare that says injections/labs are not a skilled service but Pediatric patients aren't on Medicare (LOL)!!
    Jun 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. declining a pt assignment
    Ok yeah this sounds like private duty not home health. Home health is intermittent care and you are in then out and on to the next patient. In private duty you can be asked to cook/clean and do...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Home Health: Dirty looks and eye rolls
    When you work with kiddos, your going to piss parents off sometimes. That is the reality of it, some parents are easy going and some are extremely difficult...but they are the parents so you have to...
    Jun 30
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Math 1301 UTA HARD?
    I'm in this math right now, week 2. It is easier but it's a LOT of work and very time consuming. It is easier than the college algebra which I attempted twice and had to drop. I really wished UTA...
    Jun 4
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  7. RN training pay at 10$/hr?? NJ
    I'm an RN with 2 years PDN experience and an agency starting w/an "M" pays $7 and change per hour of orientation! Now, tell me that would happen for ANY other profession? NOPE. Health care...
    May 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. My choice or required
    An agency will follow the money EVERY time. To them this is a business and no one is in business to not make money. These agencies will keep the difficult family until an incident happens which...
    May 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. My choice or required
    This is what I'm dealing with right now. I took a case, a pre-school child who has full cognition but can only move fingers. She does need stimulation for sure and I'm ok with playing with her and...
    May 16
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. New RN looking for advice!!
    Congratulations on passing your NCLEX. I'm sure your license has shown up by now on the SC BON site, and yes they are SLOW! I've been an RN now for 4 years and just recently moved to the Charleston...
    Apr 27
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  11. Need an alternative to the College Algebra!
    Would love to know the same! I've read on these threads that the academic advisors aren't giving consistent information on the ability to take math 1301 rather than 1302 or what class is taken as a...
    Feb 13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  12. Math 1301 UTA HARD?
    I would like to know the exact same thing. I'm in the same boat as you are. All I have left is Algebra and capstone and I'm finished. I tried to take 1302 twice but the course load is ridiculous...
    Feb 13
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  13. Difficult family member
    I would call my supervisor and list, again, what the daughter is doing and your concerns. I would then inform the supervisor you feel that since this problem has not been resolved you feel your only...
    Dec 4, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Anyone work as PDN in Charleston, SC?
    No Im not there yet. I still have over 2 months before we move. I'm already working to that end but thanks! Good advice! I've been looking at what's open in that area, but that doesn't really...
    Nov 18, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. CHARLESTON NURSES
    I moving to Charleston in Feb., and concerned about employment opportunities in this area. When I initially graduated as an RN it was REALLY hard finding a job, and with Private Duty Nursing as my...
    Nov 16, '14
    Forum: South Carolina Nursing
  16. Anyone work as PDN in Charleston, SC?
    I am currently working as a PDN (RN) and will be moving to Charleston, SC in 2.5 months. I work for a company that starts with a "P" and ends with an "A" and am wondering what the pay is for PDN in...
    Nov 16, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Where do I get guidance?
    I would use your BON regs. You could always contact them and ask that specific question and see if they can point you in the right direction. Also, doctors orders are your guidepost as well. If...
    Nov 16, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Trying not to step on toes
    You know, being a PDN is like trying to be a nurse with one hand tied behind your back. Regardless of setting, you are a nurse and are still responsible for acting in the MANDATED way of being...A...
    Nov 16, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. Medicaid paid company, but company didn't pay me! ADVICE PLEASE!!!
    Also, document and date all details! Who you spoke to, when, what they told you etc... As far as new grads being in PDN, if you are intelligent and you don't do anything your unsure of with/on...
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  20. Medicaid paid company, but company didn't pay me! ADVICE PLEASE!!!
    I I I would at least get all the correct information from your board of nursing, labor department and Medicaid so that if you leave and they do retaliate you have already spoken to them about it...
    Nov 12, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. How to's on private duty nursing in Oklahoma (lpn and RN)
    Check with the nursing agencies in OK. I'm from OKC but haven't lived there since late 2007 and wasn't a nurse just yet either! Some agencies you could check with are PSA Healthcare and continuum. ...
    Aug 27, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  22. NURS Research
    This class is a PAIN. I'm in it right now. I was group leader this last week and I am not doing that again, took my turn and I'm all good now! I don't have time to read all the chapters, notes...
    Aug 26, '14
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  23. Pediatric patients...parents are KILLING me!
    I understand completely how you feel. I am all for giving parents a break, but if this is DAILY then that is not a break and they are taking advantage. WE ALL need respite from stress of one kind...
    Aug 26, '14
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  24. UTA College Algebra: A Freaken Rant
    ceebeejay and LadyD123, thanks for the support! And LadyD123 that is a good question, how in the heck did some of the others get through this stinken class. I know algebra is work, but this class...
    Jun 16, '14
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing
  25. Vulnerable Populations....   5/19
    That class was interesting but the data gathering for the paper was horrific. It took so very much more time then it seemed it should. I had to jump from site to site to gather the data on all the...
    Jun 13, '14
    Forum: University of Texas Arlington Online Nursing


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