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By michelle126

Joined Jan 22, '03. michelle126 is a RN. Posts: 3,355 (22% Liked) Likes: 1,356

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  1. Have to do this all the time in ltc.
    Jul 12 '13
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  2. To the op....do you use INTERACT. It is a program that helps reduce hosp transfers.
    Jul 3 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. As far as jobs in Pgh, there are many good LTCs/ rehabs you might want to consider.
    Apr 2 '13
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. That is how we used to have service.
    Mar 12 '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. 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
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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

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