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  1. Med Admin using Bar Code Scanning
    Our system is set up differently. Our meds don't count as given until we file them. So we educated nurses not to file until the med is swallowed or administered. This gives them the opportunity to...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  2. Computerized Documentation
    We allow nurse to document and do BMV with EMAR. The instructor has to send in a form for each clinical student about 2 weeks prior to clinicals. We use the first day of clinicals teaching them...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: Nurse Staff Development
  3. Med Admin using Bar Code Scanning
    We just recently implemented Meditech BMV in our hospital of 240 beds. We had piloted for 7 months on 2 units to work out the kinks and had a 2 week support period. It has been remarkably well...
    Aug 7, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. How many are you responsible for?
    I'm the director of a Nursing Administration department. Under me I have 2 secretaries, 2 staffing clerks and 4 House Supervisors. I have a full time float pool of about 50 RNs, LPNs and CNAs. ...
    Oct 5, '04
    Forum: Nursing Management
  5. Silicone vs. Latex Foley catheter use.
    Ahh You must be using the same physicians as we are. LOL
    Feb 6, '03
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  6. Silicone vs. Latex Foley catheter use.
    I don't really expect increased infection rates. Based on what literature I received from the Kendall rep I expect decreased rates. However the physicians must have stock in Bard and swear that our...
    Feb 5, '03
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  7. Silicone vs. Latex Foley catheter use.
    Hi all. In our facility we are considering changing from a Bard Latex IC foley catheter to a Kendall 100% silicone latex catheter setup. I was wondering if any one has any experience with problems...
    Feb 5, '03
    Forum: Infectious Disease Nursing
  8. About productive hours per patient day?
    I'm the manager of a 20 bed ortho/neuro unit and a 29 bed medical/surgery unit. My questions is what are the productive hours per patient day alotted to various units/hospitals across the nation. ...
    Sep 25, '01
    Forum: Nursing Management


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