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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. So, a long term/ frequent flyer patient with poor IV access on an onocology unit...what about a medi port?
    Apr 15
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  2. So, I will have to respond to this. I was guessing you did work LTC. I do work LTC, but hate to get lumped into the LTC...
    Mar 31
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. Welcome to the area. I probably won't be much help since all of my experience is in LTC. There are many hospitals in the...
    Mar 17
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  4. So true.
    Mar 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Look into your wound care supplies. Are they being wasted? Can you go to daily or q o d changes?
    Feb 28
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. What is your OT like? What about staff turn over?
    Feb 27
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. 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
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  8. 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
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. 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
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  10. 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
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. 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
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. What does the DON think of the texts?
    Feb 3
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. We don't have RTs. Check the care plan too.
    Jan 31
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant (DON/ADON)
  14. 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
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. 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
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. 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
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. 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
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. 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
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. 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
  20. 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

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