Medicare Charting - page 5

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... Read More

  1. Visit  NurseLoveJoy88 profile page
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    We have a medicare documentation flow sheet where we check off the assessment data. I.E. lungs clear ( check mark). We do vitals q shift and write a short nurses note. Thankfully we only have a few but I agree it is time consuming.
  2. Visit  king_of_the_hill_fan profile page
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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.
  3. Visit  arrianeRN profile page
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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!
  4. Visit  zieglarf profile page
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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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