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  1. How much personal info do you share with parents?
    I am feeling so less upset about case on which my hrs got cut after 5 yrs!! And no explanation apparently if that doesn't happen I Should worry!! Lol!
    Aug 10
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  2. Lie on notes? Don't follow care plan.
    <My problem is that the parents don't seem to understand I need a day off. I'm working a 16 night stretch with a Saturday off at the end. I can almost see the light at the end of this never ending...
    Aug 3
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  3. Lie on notes? Don't follow care plan.
    wow. I think I would high tail it from that case in a jiffy. looks like they were just looking for a way to pay for free nursing care for the rest of their lives or have the nursing care on a...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  4. How many days off are appropriate?
    yup, and when I was speaking with someone at the office and just said "well I sure would like to know what happened after so many years of working with the client and suddenly to be let go with no...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  5. Lie on notes? Don't follow care plan.
    its a legal document that you sign, right? I always put a line at the end and sign my name all the way across in other words no blank area and no easy way for someone to sneak in a comment. and I...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  6. Lie on notes? Don't follow care plan.
    most of us have all agreed that is the way to go. We had a meeting at the agency and we all had our own meeting prior to about the case. None of want to be guilty of fraud or lose our licenses. ...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  7. Lie on notes? Don't follow care plan.
    The odd thing here is that client has some real medical issues and mom has real control issues. She will stay up all night to care for the client when we could be doing it when we are there:no:?? ...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  8. Lie on notes? Don't follow care plan.
    they told me if mom sees that I am writing everything in my notes I wont be asked back...well she better not read my notes then...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. Lie on notes? Don't follow care plan.
    I am on a case right now where the pt can be quite acute at times. But pt right now is well and the insurance decided to change when the patient got nursing. The mother had a fit and called the...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  10. oh, you were just laying down?
    oh oho ohohohohoh last:wavey: week the mother instructed me to lie the baby on a pillow because the child would not fall asleep in the crib.....WHAT?? oh yeah cause that is safe:no: I cannot tell...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  11. How many days off are appropriate?
    I will tell you how my agency works. I was told that I can work as much or as little as I want. I left a job working full time to work per diem. My husband works shift work sometimes 80 hrs a week...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  12. How much personal info do you share with parents?
    my facebook account is under a name that you wouldnt find if you didnt really know me but i had a client that still was able to find me and stalk me online. They got my phone number from the agency...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  13. How much personal info do you share with parents?
    I replied about a trip to somewhere I thought interesting and an experience I had...of course MY PERSONAL experience was WRONG...because the family if from that country...learning what topics are...
    Jul 22
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  14. Surveillance cameras in pedi patient's home?
    i just wanted to add that just because there is a camera doesn't mean there is video. The camera we had pointing at our sons bed, with the monitor in our room was live with no video. It was simply...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  15. Surveillance cameras in pedi patient's home?
    I know this is an old post but I had to weigh in on this. I am not only a mom but I had a child that had PDN for 14 years. I started with one camera with infrared with a monitor in my bedroom so I...
    Mar 12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  16. Craziest PDN/PDN Venting Thread
    <PLEASE do not take this the wrong way, I'm trying to express something I've often thought about and am pretty sure it will come off as mean/ rude/insensitive and that is NOT my intent: Having home...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  17. Craziest PDN/PDN Venting Thread
    I have worked two shifts in a home where no one speaks much english and much has changed since the orientation. I am constantly being ordered around and told to give treatments and meds before they...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  18. Craziest PDN/PDN Venting Thread
    In response to the client that only wanted spanish speaking nurses: I am on a case now where the client is with extended family that does not speak english. Show up for second shift. There was a...
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  19. should I leave a client...
    oh, I should repost. thanks for pointhing this out. I was thinking this might be best especially since another spot on case I love just opened up. thanks for the input.
    Sep 18, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. should I leave a client...
    So I started with a new client. Family does not speak much english. mom speaks some. I was oriented to the case quite a while ago but only started a week ago and doing one day a week. Mom seems...
    Sep 17, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Giving report and the nurse asked if I had done the H&H??
    I was giving report last night. I have been an agency nurse for 5 years but I just started with a new agency so perhaps this is an acronym used within some agencies? but I assumed she meant...
    Aug 27, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    thank you everyone for all your help! As much as I hate writing papers, I have learned a lot in this class!
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  23. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    Like I said this is for a class. I did not write the scenario and I could not imagine a doctor doing this. This is why I posted. I was not sure of the procedures in LTC or if this scenario made...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    well I couldn't call a code because the treatment scenario that this patient needs is not something I can provide in the facility. I was hung up on the whole scenario because I could not imagine...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. Can a physician deny an order to transport from LTC?
    I guess documentation is important. And once they get to the hospital, doesnt the hospital have to treat if they receive medicaid under EMTALA? does this standard still apply for the most part? ...
    Jun 4, '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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