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  1. CAA Psychosocial completion
    Social worker at my facility.
    Jan 6
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. Admission History and Physical
    I use the one that is sent from the hospital upon admission.
    Oct 19, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  3. Stage 1
    Keep observing, sounds like the beginning of a suspected deep tissue injury.
    Sep 28, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. How to Take Care of Me When I Am Old
    Maybe now is a good time to have DNR tattooed on my chest. Lol.
    Sep 25, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Care Plan Question
    So, do you care plan the target behaviors associated with antipsychotics? I am in the process of reviewing our care plans to include non medication interventions. Now if the census will stay up so I...
    Sep 2, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. coding for tube feeding... yes, again!
    Since the pt is skilled, I would think supervision at minimum.
    Jun 3, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. Question on the ambulation part of mds
    I may be wrong, but if they can move around in their wheelchair, then I thought that would be addressed in the locomotion sections. I mostly see 0/0 and 4/2.
    May 15, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. Negotiating salary for DON-LTC
    Continuing Care Retirement Community. I work at one and it sounded similar since it has apartments.
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  9. Negotiating salary for DON-LTC
    Is it a CCRC?
    Feb 15, '13
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  10. Pay Rates??
    I work for a CCRC so I don't receive any outside admissions. Therefore, I have a pretty sweet set up. And our LTC unit maxes out at 24. Its also a private pay facility so charting is at a minimum.
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  11. Pay Rates??
    Novant pays slightly more than Carolina Healthcare. CHS starts out at 19.65 per hour. I think 20.19 for Novant. This is the last rates I heard of for new grads. However I work in LTC so the pay is a...
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  12. Pay Rates??
    I live in the Charlotte area.
    Jan 1, '13
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  13. Are LPN's allowed to draw blood from PICC lines?
    Settle down, its my facility's policy obviously. I don't work with LPNs anyway. Geez!
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  14. Are LPN's allowed to draw blood from PICC lines?
    NC - no
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. No Structure at LTC place I was just hired at..any advice
    How long can a facility operate without a DON if she is on FMLA?
    Oct 30, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Alert,oriented  LTC patients who refuse routine nightly insulin?
    Brandon is right that you can't change the ordered dose if it is scheduled and not sliding scale. It's either all or nothing.
    Oct 17, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Pay Rates??
    I started in LTC after I graduated in May 2011. I made $22.50 an hour plus a shift diff of $1.00 per hour for 7p - 7a. I switched facilities after 6 months and started there at $24.00 per hour. I...
    Oct 3, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. RN pay in long-term care, home health?
    I have 18 months experience and I currently make $24.00 per hour on the 7a-7p shift at a LTC facility as a RN.
    Oct 2, '12
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  19. Hourly rate for RN's, LPN's, CNA's in Your State
    I am in NC and I make $24.00 per hour in ltc working 7a-7p. I graduated 15 months ago from nursing school. The local hospital starts new grads off at $20.21 per hour plust diffs.
    Aug 30, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. How long was you orientation traing when you started in LTC?
    I received 2 days of shadowing and then I was on my own. At my current job, the nurse who was going to train me called in on my first day, the DON had careplan, so I passed meds based on pics in the...
    Jul 31, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. You know it's gonna be a bad day at the home when
    You know it's going to be a bad day when the outgoing nurse has her bag packed and is standing at the med cart with the keys in her hand.
    May 2, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Will I ever get out of LTC or am I doomed?
    It's not just you. I feel doomed too, like I forgot every skill that I learned in nursing school. I do take care of my residents. I just sometimes wish that I could have worked in the hospital. ...
    May 1, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Barrier Cream on a Skin Tear?
    I can't even begin to imagine a CNA trimming off skin that wouldn't stretch back. I clean skin tears with normal saline. Apply steri-strips. Cover with Telfa and secure with Kerlix and monitor...
    Apr 3, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
    Just per credit hour in that case.
    May 13, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing
  25. Cabarrus College of Health Sciences
    I took most of my prereqs including A&P I & II before entering. I did however have to take Micro, Nutrition, and a humanities class. However, there are some girls in my class that took everything...
    May 6, '10
    Forum: North Carolina Nursing


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