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By michelle126

Joined Jan 22, '03. michelle126 is a RN. Posts: 3,335 (21% Liked) Likes: 1,328

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  1. About the vicodin.....I agree and disagree. I think alot of our doctors are getting better at trying non narcotic meds...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Here is what I'm finding out....come CNAs don't know how to really wash feet. Sounds stupid, right? or maybe they don't...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Hows my mom? running out of supplies
    Jan 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. Weekly skin assessments by nurses on shower days. Skin checked at admission and all issues id'd. CNAs are to use lotion...
    Jan 29
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Interesting thread and hard to get a real answer. I've been in LTC for 20 years and the opportunity comes up a few times...
    Jan 29
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  6. We've never had a practice code, but it is a good idea especially in the off shifts when there are less staff. Look at...
    Jan 29
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  7. Most nurses only take care of the nursing paperwork and then the social worker/ business office/ admit coordiantor does the...
    Jan 22
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Interesteing thread. I work in a smaller facility. If someone calls off, we try to call around to the other nurses to...
    Nov 18 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Ouch...quite a few years ago there was an incident in PGH. I resulted in a death too. Scary.
    Nov 4 '14
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  10. If they are being dishonest in the PPD/ staffing level, that might be reportable. Is there a corporate compliance line? ...
    Nov 4 '14
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  11. What are legend drugs?
    Jun 16 '14
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  12. Yes! Total PITA
    Jun 16 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Interesting..I had hyperemesis gravidum an took lived in the shower. It was the only thing that made me feel human. I...
    May 18 '14
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  14. I never got it with all 5 of mine.
    Apr 22 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  15. So, a long term/ frequent flyer patient with poor IV access on an onocology unit...what about a medi port?
    Apr 15 '14
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  16. 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 '14
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. 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 '14
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. So true.
    Mar 15 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Look into your wound care supplies. Are they being wasted? Can you go to daily or q o d changes?
    Feb 28 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. What is your OT like? What about staff turn over?
    Feb 27 '14
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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