Skilled Care - page 2

There are a number of different types of skilled care facilities. Generally speaking, skilled care can be defined as a long term care facility which houses non medically acute patients, that do have... Read More

  1. by   tyvin
    SNF's are nothing more over crowded glorified med-surg graveyards. I love how every now and then someone writes an article painting them as a great opportunity. Well; someone's got do it. Yes, there are probably a few out there there don't run the RN ragged with a ridiculous census, but few and far between. Just my opinion...
  2. by   jadelpn
    Quote from tyvin
    SNF's are nothing more over crowded glorified med-surg graveyards. I love how every now and then someone writes an article painting them as a great opportunity. Well; someone's got do it. Yes, there are probably a few out there there don't run the RN ragged with a ridiculous census, but few and far between. Just my opinion...
    As a student, I thought I couldn't have gotten a better hands on clinical skill experience anywhere. But that's just me. And like everything else, there's the good and the not so good faciilities. Most employ LPN's. And rumor has it that the RN is run ragged with a ridiculous census just about everywhere.
  3. by   tyvin
    Quote from jadelpn
    As a student, I thought I couldn't have gotten a better hands on clinical skill experience anywhere. But that's just me. And like everything else, there's the good and the not so good faciilities. Most employ LPN's. And rumor has it that the RN is run ragged with a ridiculous census just about everywhere.

    Try doing it everyday with a real load...

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