I've already worked with Geriactrics several times,
in several different nursing homes over the years.
And supervised the CNAs.
And gave all the meds. What is the deal here?
When in nursing school
you get training in all areas.
IMHO, when you work in Geriatrics nowadays,
it's just a step away from med surg in a hospital anyway.
Am I right on this?
Sounds like some kind of trumped up scheme, like you say, for NHs to save money.
If it catches on in FL, no doubt it will spread like wildfire.
But it could backfire. They might NOT find nurses for what they're gonna wanna pay in this scheme, IF that is the motive...lower pay.
Nursing home is HARD work. Too stressful for me.
There will be NO limited duties in a NH. If it needs doing, the nurse will do it.
I don't know tho.....I've reread it several times, and sounds like they might be trying to elevate a CNA to position of an LPN to take over those duties.
It's something they're thinking about to once again waterdown the nursing care.