Documentation in private footcare business

  1. 0 Folks
    How do you document in your practice?
    I am in the process of settingup a footcare service and I have been given conflicting advise.From i just go and cut nails etc, no documentation to the full documentation.
    This is my idea:
    an assessment form for first visits and annually/as required if there is any change( history.feet,footwear, level of knowledge)
    flow sheet to document subsequent visits
    consent for treatment
    Documentation will state if home visit or clinic visit and any education provided
    Is this going overboard? Is it comprehensive enough?
    Thanks
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  3. Visit  liddibeth profile page

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    Joined Aug '10; Posts: 4.

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  4. Visit  Sandys Beach profile page
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    I would post or ask these questions on the Facebook page: Foot Care Nurses of Canada, you can share info there as well. Where do you practice?
  5. Visit  liddibeth profile page
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    Labrador, Canada
  6. Visit  Sandys Beach profile page
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    There's also Canadian Association of Foot Care Nurses. http://www.cafcn.ca/
    And a new site http://www.findafootnurse.com as well. The facebook page can be helpful if you are a member of facebook. It's tough finding info sometimes. Do you have a practice group in your area?
  7. Visit  liddibeth profile page
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    Hi
    What is the name of the FB site?
  8. Visit  Sandys Beach profile page
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    It's called Foot Care Nurses of Canada, you can search it in the search box on facebook.
    Hope that helps!
  9. Visit  footqueen profile page
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    I document for each visit what I did at that visit (foot soak, cut nails, buffed or pared corns/calluses, drill to nails/calluses, lotion applied, referals, education, etc) and update their meds, health issues, etc. Initially and yearly, I will do a full lower leg exam/assessment and test pulses, sensory (monofilament), mobility, ankle/toe flexion/extension, med review, and health hx.
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  10. Visit  sallyspring profile page
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    Thanks
    This is helpful


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