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  1. Work Cell?
    My agency provides case managing RNs, RN clinical supervisor s and QA nurse with cell phones.
    Jul 22, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. New Grad - Is HH nursing difficult to get out of?
    Our agency doesn't accept new grads. RNs and LPNs must have a years experience in hospital bedside nursing or LTC experience.
    Jul 22, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Nursing student survival tips
    After going thru LPN and ADN, all I can say is hang in there. There will be days you will swear you can't go on and can't go another night without sleep, you'll never understand the difference...
    May 31, '12
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  4. Differing types of therapeutic self-defense philosophy and techniques
    I worked at a VA hospital for 12 yrs, 5 on psych unit. We were taught to defend ourselves and not injure the pt, we also had a code red response specifically taught pt takedowns and defense that...
    Mar 7, '12
    Forum: Psychiatric Nursing
  5. My Nursing Career In Six Words
    Twelve more great years to retirement!:yeah:
    Aug 24, '11
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  6. HH Vital Signs to Include Pulse Ox?
    All of our nurses have pulse ox machines in nurse bag. We generally check on soc for a baseline, and then we check every home visit if they have dx of chf or copd, also if any major cardiac issues. ...
    Jul 27, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. How many admissions can you do or have been asked to do in one day?
    I can do 2 admits and an SN visit for ROC or a recert in one day. But I also have to have time to audit all admitsand d/c, teach chronic care class weekly, nurse ed, pt ed, go to seminars at least...
    Jul 18, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
    I, too, took the exam after taking a 2 day course and passed. I agree the course before the test is best.
    May 30, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Calling all HH Nurses, roll call
    I've been in HH for over 4 yrs now. I've been casemanager, field nurse. Now I'm QA and do a lot of the admits. I audit admits and discharges, help with nursing ed as well as find new info for pt ed....
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. What nursing will be like in the FuTuRe!
    luv it, luv it, luv it.
    Apr 22, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion