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  1. When a supervisor forbids you
    Thank you all for your input. Being new to management and not exactly "knowing your role" does pose some difficult situations.
    Jul 21
    Forum: Nursing Management
  2. When a supervisor forbids you
    I created a scenario without very much factual basis. LOL Something happened that made me think of this scenario. How would you handle a situation where you AND your supervisor were blatantly...
    Jul 20
    Forum: Nursing Management
  3. When a supervisor forbids you
    What would you do if your direct supervisor forbid you to ask questions to clarify something. Such as, your supervisors 1 up told you that you had to order supplies from XYZ company because they...
    Jul 19
    Forum: Nursing Management
  4. Offensive?
    I have to first ask if it is possible that she has a psychiatric dx that would make this statement a little more palatable. If not, then I think I would have been offended too.
    Jul 17
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Had a roach fall out of the cealing..
    I have a concealed carry and I wouldn't hesitate to take it into a home (concealed of course) if I felt unsafe. Now, my 9mm wouldn't help for the roach on my shoulder. ;) Dirty is a WHOLE lot...
    Jul 14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Looking into Home health
    You may try the home health forum although it may not get you many answers either. I personally feel like home health is really where great things are happening.
    Jul 9
    Forum: Kansas Nursing
  7. Time spent on charting
    Yes! I try to finish SNV charting in the home. I only take home OASIS visits. When my agency made the rule that snv needs to be completed in home it really helped me. :)
    Jul 8
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. Diabetic foot care
    Does the agency you work for provide diabetic foot care such as callous removal, nail clipping, tensile testing? If so, how often is this provided? Does Medicare pay for this as a skilled stand...
    Jul 6
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. Clinical Director and hating it. . .
    First, you should decide WHY you hate it. If it is because you are not providing patient care and that is your desire then no amount of time will heal that. If it is because you do not understand...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Nursing Management
  10. Contemplating a job in HH
    You could also look on Medicare's website at Home Health Compare. See what kind of scoring they have. That may give you some idea of the kind of company. Find out if they are CHAP, Joint...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. San Antonio, Texas Home Health
    I do not have any advice for you specifically about your area, but I know that after one year on Med Surg, I would not have been a very good HH nurse. Think about how often you look to your team...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Your agency's procedure for Case Conference
    You should look to your agency policy first and decide from there. We are a small agency and one Case Manager reports on her patients each week. They are required to then put in a case conference...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Contemplating a job in HH
    Yosemite has some excellent points!! Because this is the only thing I think Yosemite didn't cover, I think going in to patient's homes are really the least of your worries. Of course, I live in a...
    Jul 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. when an employee "tattles"
    You know, I am usually not naive by I think you have hit the nail on the head!!!
    Jun 30
    Forum: Nursing Management
  15. when an employee "tattles"
    I agree! I guess I am looking for ways that I can tell the employee "next time Mary tells you stuff like this, tell her that you can't do anything about it and send her my way". I feel like it is a...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing Management
  16. when an employee "tattles"
    How do you handle when an employee comes in and tells you "Sue said she is quitting", "Mary says you are piling too much work on her", "Jane says if you assign Mr. Jones to her again she is walking...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Nursing Management
  17. Home Health QA salary
    I actually found that when working FT in the field, I made more money than the office RN by several thousand dollars per year. Definitely know your worth because I do not think that the office nurse...
    Jun 29
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Transfer and Resumption rules
    You have a patient that goes into the hospital. Is not "admitted" but is placed in "observation". Observation lasts 25+ hours. Do you do a transfer and resumption? In the past, even if they were...
    Jun 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. Help I know nothing about home health
    If this is for the insurance company, I'm not sure I would consider it home health...that is not what *I* consider home health anyway.
    Jun 23
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  20. HELP med error on my first day as a solo RN
    I would have immediately returned to the facility and filled out the incident report when I remembered. If that wasn't feasible, I would have at least called the charge nurse and reported it.
    Jun 23
    Forum: Nursing Issues On Patient Safety
  21. Falsification of medical records
    Why are you thinking that they are falsifying the information? If they are asked to do dismissal planning and they are charting it, then are they not saying they did that? I just do not understand...
    Jun 22
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  22. Has home health ruined your bladder?
    I would ask the patients with clean homes if I could use the bathroom. Or I would invest in the "she-wee" and pull off on a dirt road.
    Jun 22
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. HELP with Humana Contracting
    Ok, I understand now. :) Sorry that I am no help though.
    Jun 22
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. LPNs in Home Health...
    Yes. :)
    Jun 21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. HELP with Humana Contracting
    What is the correlation between Humana and LPNs? Our agency accepts Humana and we employee LPNs...:worriednow:
    Jun 21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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