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Joined Jan 22, '03. michelle126 is a RN. Posts: 3,357 (22% Liked) Likes: 1,358

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  1. Look into your wound care supplies. Are they being wasted? Can you go to daily or q o d changes?
    Feb 28 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. What is your OT like? What about staff turn over?
    Feb 27 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. This happens a lot to me on the weekends. :( The order was still valid so it shouldn't have been DC'd unless it said "dc...
    Feb 25 '14
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  4. I would love to see acuity based staffing in LTC. I might be able to handle 20-25 long term care residents, but at a...
    Feb 20 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. We have a few hospices that come to our facility. They normally come in for the admissions and then a one -2 times a week...
    Feb 20 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I would kill to work in a teaching LTC! Not many in out area. Right now there are a few that are tied to a big hospital...
    Feb 20 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. We take admits at all hours of the days. Gotta love those that come from home or with no orders..but that is an other topic...
    Feb 20 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. What does the DON think of the texts?
    Feb 3 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. We don't have RTs. Check the care plan too.
    Jan 31 '14
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  10. So...50 beds one nurse. 12 accuchecks..most with coverage. 25 or more with po meds 2 g tubes, 2 neb tx maybe a few ivs ...
    Jan 27 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. What type of meds are you passing at the 6-7am pass. We have tons of synthriod and prilosec/ protonix along with the...
    Jan 25 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. No. Paper charting. Im okay with what Ruby explained. Im willing to bet a million that the form will disappear when it is...
    Jan 6 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Can't wrap my head around this situation, that's why I was posting. Problem is that the person who illegally signed is...
    Jan 2 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. When is it ever okay to sign another nurses name? I'm 100% sure I'm right on this answer. Just wondering what I could be...
    Jan 2 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. I've worked at the same place for 15+ years. I stared at the bottom, filled in at the top and now just work part time. In...
    Dec 30 '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  16. 2 hrs and 58 minutes before the shift and in an ER...but not 3hr..so it wasnt excused??? Give me a break!
    Dec 2 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. What parts of Pittsburgh are you looking in? Many LTC and home health/ hospice in the are are hiring. There is a...
    Nov 20 '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. I dunno. Wouldn't want to leave the person, but I would call out for help.
    Nov 20 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Why aren't the meds coming from pharmacy already split?
    Nov 7 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. The old "over head page" trick. Yes, sometimes it comes to that or what Capecod suggested. It does sound like SS needs to...
    Oct 11 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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