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CloudySue has 6 years experience and specializes in Pediatric Private Duty; Camp Nursing.

Private duty for trach/vent peds/infant, also a camp nurse in the summer. Two awesome tween girls, great husband, living the dream. A Girl Scout leader, too!

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    The rest of the year

    Pediatric private duty, PRN.
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    How to stay awake during NOCs in PDN?

    Many great ideas here, ones which I use daily! I keep a strict sleep schedule. I might go to bed 2-3 hours early on my nights off, so I can enjoy a few extra hours w my family the next day, but it's important to stay close to your schedule 7 days a ...
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    My camp needs another nurse!

    I PM'ed you. BTW I made a mistake in the location, it's the town of Milford in Pike County, PA.
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    My camp needs another nurse!

    My camp has various sessions, from 2 to 7 weeks. Short jobs available! ;D
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    My camp needs another nurse!

    Quit poaching my nurses, yo! Git yer own post!!!
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    My camp needs another nurse!

    Hi! My all-girl, ACA-accredited camp is in need of a nurse, it's 7 weeks in Milford County, PA. This will be my 4th year there, small camp, great people. Free tuition for your children, boys can go to a brother camp nearby. Anybody interested?
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    need ideas for my teenage male patient

    What are his physical and cognitive abilities? It's impossible to answer your question if we don't know more about your client.
  8. This happened to me once at a new case. around 5 in the morning, both parents went to work and left me, my 6 year old client, and 5 other siblings sleeping in their beds. The mother was very offended when I questioned her, "Is there going to be someo...
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    should I get liability insurance?

    Yes. Absolutely. It's about 100 dollars a year or so. I was warned in nursing school to NEVER trust your employer to cover your butt. Corporations will deny responsibility and throw you under the bus if it suits them, especially if it's really an er...
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    I didn't return to my old camp because...

    I didn't return to my first camp for a number of reasons, but the big one was that I was expected to pretty much ignore my girls at camp. I wasn't permitted to speak to them more than just a greeting in passing, not allowed to hug them in front of ot...
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    Agitated Pt Makes for Hard G-Button Feedings

    I didn't see anything here either that indicated that they thought you were an idiot. If these responses upset you so easily, you may want to take a hard look on how you take constructive criticism and consider processing it in a healthier way. The ...
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    Old wives tales

    I also worked in a home w onions "to remove germs". It was a Mennonite home. They replaced them once a week or so and they really got rank. The room reeked so bad and I was working 12 hour shifts, so I gathered up the onions and tied them up in a pla...
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    It was only 3 weeks

    Many camp nursing jobs ARE only for three weeks, or less. I've met nurses who just spend one week of their paid vacation from their real job to provide their own children with a week of camp. You don't have to talk about the reasons you left your c...
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    Lice more prevailent?

    We had an extraordinarily large amt of lice cases come to camp this year. Fortunately we started with a contracted lice company who has been taking care of checks and initial treatments, so we have been able to handle and manage these cases well. (Ma...
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    Walking into a mess

    Am I being picky, or does anyone else get annoyed when they start a shift and the parents don't do any cleaning maintenance? For example, the enteral pump bag still has remnants of the last feed in the bag and the tubing, the suction canister is full...