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

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  1. Does your facility use a certain brand / company? They will be an excellent resource and should be able to provide you with...
    Oct 11 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. When the cnas tells me something isn't right..I listen and assess. Be surprised what you find. Im amazed at nurses that dont...
    Aug 16 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Have to do this all the time in ltc.
    Jul 12 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. To the op....do you use INTERACT. It is a program that helps reduce hosp transfers.
    Jul 3 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Our machines quit reading after 500 or maybe 600. I wouldnt feel comfotable not covering that. If the res refused and the...
    Jul 3 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. But...did she chart all of that? After a few refusals a refusal of care form could be done. If he was A & O, he signs it.
    Jul 2 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. I was wondering if anyone knew what the average hrly pay would be for an RN working in LTC as an agency. I know it depends...
    Jul 1 '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. As far as jobs in Pgh, there are many good LTCs/ rehabs you might want to consider.
    Apr 2 '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  9. Not true..we LTC nurses really could care less about what type of insurance the res has. Also, they would have to have a...
    Mar 22 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. Yes and no. We have weekly meetings. I go to the ones they post in advance. We do have self learning packets for some of...
    Mar 19 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Our e kit really needs updated. Bad. With newer abtx and sicker patients...yeah, needs done. I think our local branch is...
    Mar 19 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Stat drugs...anything we need, not in our E box and really must be given within a few hrs...pain meds, abtx..
    Mar 18 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. That is how we used to have service.
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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