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Joined Jan 22, '03. michelle126 is a RN. Posts: 3,321 (21% Liked) Likes: 1,317

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  1. Curious as to what it is? If it is an order, then we need to do it as nurses. does it really need to be done by a...
    Sep 6 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Yep...exactly as Capecod stated. I've had a few AMAs over the last year or so. They get nothing to leave with. I also...
    Aug 31 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. I'll go farther...no staffing regulations that can lead to inadequate staffing. I don't know of a law or mandate for LTC...
    Aug 31 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. hahah...if it was my place, they would have tried to have you start that day! I would call today, Friday and just ask.
    Aug 31 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Yeah, we all have had a difficult resident or two that just seems to make things hard or heck..is annoying BUT..I would...
    Aug 14 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. I agree somewhat with Capecod BUT..if it is the same nurses that are calling off and making the problems...that needs to be...
    Aug 14 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Wowsa...7 pages on this already? Getting back to the OP... It comes down to nursing judgment. My 2 cents comes from a...
    Aug 4 '12
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  8. Getting back to the OP's questions...If I worked for the same family for a few years I would probably be a bit upset at...
    Jul 28 '12
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  9. Umm...Yes, I have seen this happen to two of our long term residents. The one of the tube feeding had some really bad...
    Jul 28 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. I would have called the doc back for clarification. There is no shame in asking for it to be clarified.
    Jul 28 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Yes, in the acute care..you need something. Most often..pain meds work better than the psych ones (unless you are using...
    Jul 21 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  12. bwhahahahah. Some shifts I might have 5-8 residents with qid neb tx (and some prn). you do the math and add on the 20...
    Jul 21 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. I dunno, I tend to listen to the families. If they say mom needs xyz, I would go in and assess the resident. I will then...
    Jul 20 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. I dunno. I've been in LTC for the last 17+ years. I like what I'm seeing now with the change. Granted, most of my...
    Jul 20 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  15. Sorry...I had to chuckle or LOL on this response. If I had to call the doc with every late med (In LTC) I should just sit...
    Jul 18 '12
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. Then...why don't the nurses fill out the reason for the meds? I'm a nurse in LTC and love the idea. I'm not sure what the...
    Jul 18 '12
    Forum: Nurse Practitioners (NP)
  17. Hmmm...I want to jump in on this one and start off by saying, lets all take a step back. OP, just wondering..are you a...
    Jul 16 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. What is bad about LTC? Having to do more with less...Medicare and insurance cuts. LTCs/ SNFs are having to take mroe...
    Jul 9 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. For 11-7, this sounds like heaven. I norm had 48-50 on 11-7 at one place and at another around 70.
    Jul 9 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Excellent answer Vegas! Be creative and think outside of the box. Will he let you or is he able to wash himself in the...
    Jul 9 '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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