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By michelle126

Joined Jan 22, '03. michelle126 is a RN. Posts: 3,325 (21% Liked) Likes: 1,322

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  1. That is how we used to have service.
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. IN LTC, when we get an admit, a lot or re admit it is common for the docs that see them in the hospital to follow in the LTC...
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. There was an older thread on this, but I thought i would start a new one to get new perspectives. There for a while it...
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. TED...If you have any concerns, I recommend you first start off with the EMTs/ Parmedics that are on your team, they might...
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. How about ask your pharmacy/ IV nurse? You can try over on the IV nursing board too.
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I think I understand what the OP is saying. A few times if I am swamped with things, I will get the order, write the verbal...
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. So if 7-3 or 3-11 gets an order, it isn't started until the next day if 11-7 is transcribing etc? How is this not a delay...
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Exactly. For the most part, a lot of what we send them back to the hospital for really could be managed in the facility IF...
    Mar 5 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. In the LTC setting, LPNs change dressings, give injections, flush IVs (except Picc and central lines) give IV meds except...
    Feb 14 '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  10. I've really worked at the same place for the last 18 yrs but am now looking for some changes. My experience is all in...
    Feb 13 '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  11. I dunno, it has been years since I did hiring. In LTC, they will take just about anyone if they really need someone to fill...
    Feb 13 '13
    Forum: Nursing Resume Help
  12. yikes.cloth diapers?
    Feb 8 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Im not super concerned of the pay right now. Weekends will be available along with summers to supplement
    Jan 17 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  14. Thanks, I will go back and look thru more of the posts on the next page.
    Jan 15 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  15. I would do exactly this and then find out why? Are you letting the supply clerk know that the supplies are low before they...
    Jan 15 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Interested in getting into this field in the future and have a few questions for you all. Point me in the direction to find...
    Jan 14 '13
    Forum: School Nurses
  17. Wow..85-90K? What does she do? That has to be with OT. I dunno. I think we don't get paid enough in this area, haha. ...
    Dec 27 '12
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. How is your retention? Can you offer or start a preceptorship or long orientation program? I know this isn't common in LTC...
    Dec 27 '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  19. I see exactlty what the OP has decribed! But imagine this...our facility is changing more to short term rehab with younger...
    Dec 27 '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  20. Wow, wow, wow. Aweful, you have to wonder what else is going on there, huh? Why isn't the DON moving on this/ these...
    Dec 27 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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