Medicare Charting - page 5

by mickeypat

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I have a question.... In your LTC facility how often do you document on your Medicare residents? What guidelines do you use? Do you do vitals on them every shift? At the facility I am currently working at we have to do... Read More


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    Why is charting and VS q shift on medicare a big red flag? We do it at our SNF. Just did it tonight, in fact.
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    yes,we do charting every shift too! i work noc shift and there's only 2 nurse's on the floor.Our census now is 98.I'm pretty scared cause i have to take care of 48 patients, 25 are medicare,plus my weekly summaries. Writing down these patients vital signs and doing medicare charting at the same time takes me forever!
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    VS and charting q shift for ours. It a little worksheet where we can document the VS and check off boxes about pain, bowel/bladder, heart rate, vision, etc... the back side has nurses notes where we chart.


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