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By andy3k

Joined Sep 21, '09. Posts: 124 (19% Liked) Likes: 47

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  1. A late assessment bears financial penalizations in my state. I would guess there could be a compliance deficiency issued...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. I would be careful when marking not federally required for item A0410. This is about privacy, authority of entities to...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. That's a beautiful story. I'll share one of my own, about a little thing that ended up meaning a lot to one woman. My...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  4. She called my name down the hallway. To me, at the other nursesí station. Why she did that, I donít know. I had a phone next...
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    Article Forum: Nurses Rock
  5. MDS 3/20 – Entry (valid) 3/26 – 5-Day (valid) 3/26 – DC tracking (invalid) 3/28 – Reentry tracking (invalid) 4/4 –...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. What you do with the date changes in your system is but a facility practice. It has nothing to do with MDS's Entry Date. ...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. Each MDS Coordinator has there own way. Until you develop a good system for yourself, so that you can utilize the best ARD...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. The best care plans are resident centered....based on the needs of a particular resident. These aren't usually found in a...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  9. I was still a student and doing a rotation on L & D. I was spending the morning in theatre watching Caesarians. That day we...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  10. I was taking care of the Archbishop after CABG. He was giving me a hard time taking his meds. Getting a bit impatient I...
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    Forum: Nurses Rock
  11. Hi all, When I first got out of nursing school 15 years ago I received my first job at a nursing home. I was called all...
    andy3k
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  12. No, do not make any correction. Like I said above if your ARD was indeed early you will only lose a day of the actual RUG...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  13. It does get disheartening to read all of the other posts. I struggled with this a few years ago myself. I had been an LPN...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  14. 40 - Certification and Recertification by Physicians for Extended Care Services see the guideline, from p12 ...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. I really think that delegation of duties and who actually does what varies from building to building, company to company. ...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  16. The COT would have been 7/16. Since your 14 day ARD is 7/15, the COT is null. The RVA will be paid from 7/15. ...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  17. A change in level of care (when resident is discharged from all Part A services) does not require an MDS. The beneficiary...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  18. you must do a 5 day pps assessment on or before day 8, and you may also make that your adm.a ssessment for obra. then you...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  19. You cannot modify nor should you inactivate and combine a 5-day to the OBRA Admission. Granting you performed an OBRA...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. Oh, him? He's the new Lab Retriever. You ought to see what they're doing in CT scan.
    andy3k
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  21. "Hey Doctor... I have a bone to pick with you!" -Amanda B.
    andy3k
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  22. "do you see what i see?" "we have got to cut back on these 12 hour night shifts."
    andy3k
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  23. Talk about commitment to diversity...
    andy3k
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  24. Management is taking "working us like dogs" to a whole new level.
    andy3k
    Forum: Nurses Rock
  25. So here is my theory: There are 3 types of shifts: There are shifts when you come home,put your feet up and have a...
    andy3k
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  26. When I was a new nurse 8 years ago I worked on an Ortho floor that had many other types of med/surg patients. I was taking...
    andy3k
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  27. Those stinking prefilled saline syringes will be the death of me. The first time I had to flush a patients line my instuctor...
    andy3k
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  28. Was pushing the air out of an oral syringe before administering Roxicet into a G tube. The syringe jammed so I pushed a bit...
    andy3k
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  29. I once un-spiked a bag of NS in a pressure bag without first releasing the pressure - I got instant, explosive rain that...
    andy3k
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  30. Was working in an area with lots of French speaking pts. My French was limited to high school and not very good at that. ...
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    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  31. Just goes to show you - you have to look at the whole picture! :) reminds me of a situation with a 5 y/o who c/o head...
    andy3k
    Forum: Emergency Nursing
  32. Hi. Ok the first thing i understood is that we don't need to do a COT until you have an ard Oct1 or after. This client then...
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  33. A PPS 14-day is not required since the 5-day RUG will pay you 'til day 14. However, an OBRA Admission MDS must be completed.
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  34. MDS 3.0 RAI Manual V1.07 (August 31, 2011) MDS 3.0 RAI Manual Updates: These updates will be effective as of October 1,...
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  35. Believe me, I hearby declare as law that no one misses three days of therapy while skilled for therapy. End of story.
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  36. tuesday, august 23, 2011 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm (americas) eastern time (us & canada) the centers for medicare & medicaid...
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  37. You have up to 14 days to complete the MDS from ARD. So, the best way to approach this is have another person (preferrably...
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  38. It is very stressful because it is very tedious work. I compare to filing a tax form...where I look for extra...
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  39. If the resident leaves the facility @ 10 am, you can start completing the MDS @ 10:01 am then sign it when complete, all on...
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  40. i don't have a problem with the 3.0 if we can completely cut out the discharge assessment. this is going to sound very bad,...
    andy3k
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  41. If you complete a Medicare PPS assmít with a payment that will overlap from September to October using the MDS 2.0, the...
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    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information


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