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  1. Missed Admission assessment.
    if this resident was Med A when she left, and is Med a on return, isn't the readmission the correct one?
    Jul 17
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. delinquent nurse
    Contact the board of nursing in your state. Every state could have different rules.
    Jun 24
    Forum: Retired Nurses / Inactive Nurses
  3. Sig. Change
    If you expect the decline to last more than 14 days. I would do the Sig change .
    Jun 18
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. Full Moon Friday the 13th
    One Fri 13th, I was working and on call for that 24 hrs. I worked 12 hours, then stayed 4 more to fix scheduling/cover, had 3 falls, sent one to psych hospital and had an elopement. I had 4 CNA call...
    Jun 12
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Grimacing before passing
    I'm sorry for your loss. Its tough to lose someone we love. Not having been there, I couldn't guess at what was going on. Please, just remember your grandmother with love and concentrate on her...
    Jun 9
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  6. Getting out of MDS
    After working with the MDS for 8 years, I am getting out, escaping, running away....whatever!! Taking a new job in a new field, and am bothscared and excited. It is hard to leave my comfort zone, but...
    Jun 5
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. Can a debt cause my nursing license to be taken from me?
    In the State of Missouri, when you renew your license, you will be required to notify the BON if you are convicted of bad checks. Jail time or no, if you are adjudged guilty, pay a fine, etc., you...
    Jun 5
    Forum: Nursing Licensure With A Criminal History
  8. I think this might be illegal!
    RUN!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Documentation should only be changed by the original nurse. Oh yeah... FRAUD!!!
    Jun 2
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. First time tested postive for THC & BON sent a potential threat
    OP, you said that you weren't tested until you were there 3 weeks. Generally when someone is hired, HR notifies them of UDS and the time table. With some employers it is immediate, with my current...
    May 29
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  10. Vent:  suspended for not charting on time
    Eons ago, when I was a new LPN, one of my pts wanted a pain pill. I gave it, signed it out on the narc sheet and wrote in the MAR(Paper charting) immediately. So I followed proceedure exactly. ...
    May 29
    Forum: Nursing and Patient Medications
  11. When to say "When"?
    update... Ok, I did it.... I found another job!!! I will be a care coordinator for a managed care insurance(LARGE) organization! NO on call, NO floor work!! At home, remote, on phone and home...
    May 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  12. Need Help please suspended license can I be a teacher
    OP, I was wondering about the anxiety you experienced that led to the Xanax use... have you considered counseling/therapy or prescribed medication to help you cope with all that is going on in your...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses / Recovery
  13. Trying to switch specialties
    There are compaines for Nursing homes that help with someone becoming an Licensed Nursing Home administrator. LNHA just need at least a 4 year degree in a related(To administration) field. They train...
    May 22
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  14. help!!! pps assessment
    I'm not Talino, :sarcastic:, but yes, that's what I would do.
    May 22
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  15. Trying to switch specialties
    Staff developement, Nursing informatics, health care administration, teaching. Can you become a NP?
    May 19
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  16. When to say "When"?
    Ok, saw my PCP. She reviewed labs, xrays, etc, symptoms, etc and came to the conclusion that the Rheumatologist can'at just "pick and chose what results he wants to." LOL he agreed with all the...
    May 16
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  17. May 2014 Caption Contest: Win $100!
    Oh, great! NOW I'm seeing stethoscopes everywhere! Maybe I shouldn't have jacked the cool one from the student the other day!
    May 15
    Forum: allnurses News and Announcements
  18. You know you're a nurse if...
    When you wash you hands in the bathroom at a public facility before and after you go and do it the "right" way!
    May 14
    Forum: Nursing Humor / Share Jokes
  19. Best route to learn MDS
    you can read the RAI manual. has one on its website. This manual is the "bible" of an MDS coordinator and will walk you through the MDS process. I would ask to shadow the current MDS Coord...
    May 9
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  20. When to say "When"?
    Saw Rheumy yesterday for results of labs and xrays. Labs ok, again nothing positively positive for RA. The xrays said erosions on ulnar styloid bilaterally and peri-articular osteopenia, both...
    May 7
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  21. Unsafe ED
    I once received a pt to a med surg unit an hour before shift change, obtunded, Full Code, Sa02 86% on 5L non re-breather, skin yellow, smelling of Ammonia, VS tanking. When I contacted her Primary...
    May 2
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  22. New Nurse Jitters
    We've all been there! Use your SBAR or other tools to have all your ducks in a row when you call the dr. Remember, he is not awake either and no matter how precise you are, he may not "follow" what...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  23. Dealing with Sjogren's and Reynauds
    I am now in the fun ride of diagnosis search myself and sympathize. I do seem to finally have a good Rheumatologist who must be part blood hound, cause he says he will figure out a diagnosis, if he...
    Apr 28
    Forum: Nurses With Disabilities
  24. LPN Job Duties
    OP, I suggest you change your avatar and your user name. Allnurses is not private and future/current employers or peers may recognize you and that isn't always a good thing. Re: Changing...
    Apr 23
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Things you tell newbies
    Eat, pee, take your breaks. Take care of yourself!
    Apr 23
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations