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  1. How will green homes ever replace nursing homes?
    What kind of Nurse wants to dress like an Accountant. Lol and This green house to me sounds like a tactic to increase the work load on nursing aides by making them now take on the job of...
    Jul 31, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. How will green homes ever replace nursing homes?
    And I will also add that although there's a big push to get rid of central nurses stations and corridors and the hospital like feel of nursing homes, it's very hard to to do because medical care is...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. How will green homes ever replace nursing homes?
    Agree with you 100 percent if Medicare/Medicaid would reimburse a green home for people who need minor assistance with ADLs and need to be monitored because of confusion or falls, this would change...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  4. How will green homes ever replace nursing homes?
    I been reading up on a new model for long term care "Green Houses" where a Shabaz/Direct Care/C N A would be responsible for the are of 10-12 residents in a real house. They would be responsible for...
    Jul 30, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Why I'm against a culture change in nursing homes?
    Well I been trading that done magical way nursing homes are trying to go less medical and home like with communities. I truly disagree with this for a variety of reasons. 1. With all the hospital...
    Jul 15, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  6. ADON/LPN Fired after 13 years of service!! Your thoughts?
    I guess that's the risk you run when working for a Privately Owned Family Nursing Home, there ultimate goal I guess is to utilize the business to take care of the family.......and as the family...
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. ADON/LPN Fired after 13 years of service!! Your thoughts?
    Well everyone just an unrelated update, I will be finishing up my first semester of Practical Nursing School next week with all As and one B. The one B coming in nutrition and diet therapy. Excited....
    Jul 14, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    Fun times it I'd odd. Even at the few nursing homes where the CNAs aren't primarily responsible for taking residents vitals, if the nurse has falls and new admits and is behind like crazy the nurse...
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  9. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    And again even though some facilities don't expect you to do it, every CNA should know the ins and outs of the skill taking vitals. And these programs should still be teaching it, especially if the...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  10. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    Kbrn 2002 perhaps V/S at not a part of the skills check off test in your state I think differtkntest have different skills check off test. But vital signs for the nurses aide is without a doubt part...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  11. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    For example as the charge nurse you may feel comfortable letting Mary get all your vitals, because Mary comes to work everyday, has been working at the facility 15 years and has a good reputation...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  12. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    Glycerine 82, right!! Some CNAs don't take vitals properly, some nurses don't pass medicine properly! But still, the CNA should be competent to do vitals and the Nurse should be very much competent...
    Jun 1, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  13. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    And next I suppose someone's gonna tell me those states still exist where an LPN cant administer meds and is limited to vital signs, personal hygiene care, alcohol rubs and massages, simple...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  14. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    That Is so strange how things differ from place to place. It couldn't be more opposite here. In the CNA classes around here, Vo Techs and Community Colleges and LTC in house, CNAs are still very much...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  15. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    Kbrn 2002 perhaps if the CNA course is being taught at a LTC facility they may expect the older aides to train them with vs on the floor all CNA books are written at a national standard level it's...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  16. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    I always thought that vital signs were part of the national nurse aide standard of card. Here in Louisiana Medication aides do not exist and probly never will. Vitals are a big part of our job as...
    May 31, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  17. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    Well I don't know what regulations are and what has to done but at the facility I work at we have the 5 montky vitals for that day, but there is probly at least 3 residents on abt vitals, 4-5...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  18. LTC/Nursing Homes do all the vitals? Do they still exist really?
    I worked at 2 Nursing homes as a C N A and at both we did vitals and pulse ox and all of that. But I know someone who works at another facility who said the nurses do all the vitals always but every...
    May 30, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  19. Stress of being an LTC aide CNA just too great for the pay!
    1 hall has about 32 residents about 16 of those are total care and about 10 are bed bound. About 5 do for themselves. We have one LPN nurse per hall and 2 CNAs per Nurse. So 2 CNAs per hall.
    May 29, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  20. Stress of being an LTC aide CNA just too great for the pay!
    The cold hard fact of the nursing home is this Nurses: are seen as highly regarded professionals who can do no wrong, and are above everybody in the facility. Aides/CNAs:although...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  21. Stress of being an LTC aide CNA just too great for the pay!
    8.50 an hour $340 dollars a week $1300.00 a month after taxes 6am-7am 30 residents on the hall. 12 got to be up for breakfast and in the dining room by 7. All men must be shaved all beds must...
    May 28, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  22. Duties of an overnight certified nursing assistant
    I can tell you this.... Despite what you hear if your working in a Nursing Home LTC Night shift is alot harder in my opinion. At least during the day residents are up and about and do not have to be...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: CNA/MA - Nursing / Medical Assistant
  23. What color scrubs do you wear?
    At the Nursing home I work at Its RNs white, they are the only ones who can wear that color no exceptions, (even on free color Fridays) LPN/floor nurses Royal Blue CNAs Navy Blue, Housekeeping Pink,...
    May 26, '13
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Need Help Desperately! With pre-PN Science challnege
    Ok, well I have fulfilled all the Pre reqs for an PN program beginning July 31st and this is the program I am set on attending. The ONLY Pre req ive yet to fulfill is Allied Health Science at the vo...
    May 4, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Nursing Student
  25. LPN vs RN? Not as clinical as society thinks?
    Well I've been doing alot of research on this. And it appears that the real difference between RNs and LPN/LVNs is not so much in the clinical scope of practice as people think the difference is in...
    Apr 21, '13
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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