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By michelle126

Joined Jan 22, '03. michelle126 is a RN. Posts: 3,328 (21% Liked) Likes: 1,323

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  1. Interesteing thread. I work in a smaller facility. If someone calls off, we try to call around to the other nurses to...
    Nov 18
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Ouch...quite a few years ago there was an incident in PGH. I resulted in a death too. Scary.
    Nov 4
    Forum: Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)
  3. If they are being dishonest in the PPD/ staffing level, that might be reportable. Is there a corporate compliance line? ...
    Nov 4
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  4. What are legend drugs?
    Jun 16
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  5. Yes! Total PITA
    Jun 16
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Interesting..I had hyperemesis gravidum an took lived in the shower. It was the only thing that made me feel human. I...
    May 18
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  7. I never got it with all 5 of mine.
    Apr 22
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. So true.
    Mar 15
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. 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
  13. What is your OT like? What about staff turn over?
    Feb 27
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. 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)
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. 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
  18. 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
  19. What does the DON think of the texts?
    Feb 3
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. We don't have RTs. Check the care plan too.
    Jan 31
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant

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