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  1. ? Crede' of the Bladder
    I recently went out to a home vent case and the plan of treatment included a procedure that I have never heard of and I would like to know if any of you have experience with this. It was...
    Jul 9, '09
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Now I've heard it all
    I would ask her exactly why she couldn't interview you. Just ask her like you are asking her "How are you?" "Can you tell me why you will not be able to interview me?" See what she says. She...
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  3. Things you'd LOVE to be able to tell patients, and get away with it.
    Ok, this is one from the Rahab setting ..... "If you can pick your nose and feed yourself then I will not put your Penis in the urinal. You will have to do this yourself!"
    Jan 14, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  4. Online program that CA will accept???
    www.wculearning.com I received ad advertisement from them today.
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: LPN to RN Nursing Student
  5. Aides Passing Meds
    Is this a LTC = Long Term Care Facility or a ALF = Assisted Living Facility? In California in an ALF staff that have been trained to state specifics can assist in giving meds. If the pill or...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. LPN nurse manager in LTC
    I am not sure but I have heard if the facility is less than 99 beds they are not required to have 24 hour RN coverage in the building. Calli
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  7. Help With Supporting Documentation.
    Man if you held down a 320 bed facility does that mean 4 assessments a day with every 4th one a comprehensive??? My hats off to you ! Calli
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. I have a confession to make
    It is a violation of the hospital policy if the policy is updated and it is a HIPAA violaition. It doesn't matter if it is a test result or any other part of your medical record. Check out...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. I have a confession to make
    Yes, this is a HIPAA violation. I used to teach the classes when we first introduced this to all staff. It is even against HIPAA to look up anything on a patient on your floor that you do not...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  10. I have a confession to make
    If you accessed your file in medical records it was probly according to HIPAA regulations. What you refer to as "presonal impressions" are actually part of your physicians assessment of your...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  11. Careplan websites/books/pda programs
    Just remember that care plans must be individualized for each patient. Example: two patients with kidney failure might not have a fluid restriction. If you get the preprinted ones make sure before...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Help Please!
    Why was his chair taken? If he can't independently use a standard wheelchair or he doesn't fit one correctly he whould be given his electric w/c. This is restricting his mobility. Our facility allows...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Ten reason to date a nurse:)
    Wow, I never thought my restraint skills would be used at home. I might have to try this one. Calli
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  14. Hospital throws out stillborn baby in the trash
    OMG!!!!! First the death then the missing baby ! This mother is not sleeping for sure. She had the baby for 20 minutes before it died. Truely sad............. Calli
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  15. Tube Feeding & 60 day spell of wellness
    you need to remember that reason for covering them must be related to the 3 day stay. if this resident goes our for pneumonia then the g-tube at this point which is no longer a new g-tube and is not...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  16. I have a confession to make
    Part of the HIPAA ensures that each facility will keep of log of who has had access to your medical record or any medical record. How can they do that if they don't know you accessed it. A...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  17. Help Please!
    I feel for you .... We have all been there. Its difficult, but lets say this is your brother or son or father. It sounds like the best thing would be a care plan meeting with his family, the...
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Careplan websites/books/pda programs
    If you check your local library you may find nursing care plan books. You may also check your local hospital. The library is often open to the public. Hope this helps... Calli
    Jan 13, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Who would you take a verbal order from?
    Bottom line ...... A nurse can not "TAKE CALL" for an MD. Every MD must have a "ON CALL" replacement MD or take the call him/herself. I would get management involved and they need to clarify...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Yall will think that this is stupid....
    I have been a nurse for awhile and an MDS nurse for 4 years and there are days that I still feel like your icon "head into brick wall" because that would be better than the headache of the day. LOL...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  21. LTC Resident w/ OCD
    This situation needs follow up on several different levels. First of all, so everyone else will know that she is OCD, it needs to be added to her Diagnosis profile. If her Seroquel has a...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  22. Looking for Daily PPS Meeting Worksheet
    NurseExec, Thank you so much. I really appreciate this. I haven't been able to PM yet but I think with this post I will have 15 posts and then they will let me post. I will PM my email to...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  23. MDS Coordinator salaries
    What nerve they had Achot Chavi ! They really wanted you to leave. Well, I have good news! I started a new position last Friday. They were even nice enough to give me the 3 day weekend. I am...
    Sep 2, '08
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  24. Looking for Daily PPS Meeting Worksheet
    We are starting a daily pps meeting after standup each morning. I know this is a common practice but I have never had it in place. I am looking for help from those of you who already do this. ...
    Aug 31, '08
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  25. Experience LVN looking to change career setting, New info...
    Thank you, I spend more time and went to the web site. It kind of answered some questions about retirement and which health cariers they use. Callinurse
    Aug 23, '08
    Forum: Correctional Nursing


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