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  1. Bacterial Pneumonia
    First I thought of, What level of care are they in Med surge or ICU, are they getting IV antibiotics, if not , I think they should be to address the the crackles usually indicative of pneumonia. What...
    Sep 29, '12
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  2. CM for AmeriChoice or Hosp? DIfferences?
    I cracked up at the adlockwood post, how true is that - in hospital you do it all, utilization review and discharge planning , insurance medication authorization, for insurance company, you take...
    May 23, '10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  3. Can any one help with salary range?
    I would expect around $55,000-60,000 no weekends or holidays, generous vacations and eventual ability to work at home
    May 23, '10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  4. Case Manager Interview (Few questions for school assignment)
    Question 1) ROle, I am a discharge planner, case manager and utizilation review coordinator at a large hospital My role is to coordinate or buzz word, Transition to the next level of care for...
    May 23, '10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  5. List of community resources in NJ?
    What area of New Jersey are you looking for and for what purpose, home care, hospice, county aging information, psych referrals, out of pocket providers once in the home- I just go to the county:...
    May 15, '10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  6. Philadelphia VA hospital salary quote, is this right?
    It depends where you live. Apartments in the city Philadelphia can be 900-1000 a month. Parking is also another concern.At the VA in Philadelphia, you are a short drive , less than 20 minutes from...
    Jan 26, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  7. RN TO BSN, Online or not? Please HELP!
    YOu must be disciplined. All the programs vary as to the requirements, many 2-3 posts a week, daily logins and a paper at the end. It is definitely manageable to do online classes. I had not been in...
    Jan 26, '10
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  8. High School Senior+ADN or BSN?
    I would suggest BSN first. I understand the lure of making money sooner, but if you have a BSN, you have more career options. The magnet facilities and the hospitals that are trying to get magnet...
    Jan 26, '10
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  9. interqual
    I have used interqual over 2 years, it is not possible to meet interqual unless they are having significant pain and on a narcotic, morphine/dilauded drip, or if they require >40% oxygen. Comfort...
    Jan 26, '10
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. Discharge planning question ! Please help!
    I work for a large metropoliton hospital. The best way to anticipate needs, is to talk to the patient and the family, caregiver and ask, a hone call is very apropriate for a demented family member ....
    Mar 23, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  11. Need to Interview a Nurse
    I also sent you something to your mailbox.
    Mar 10, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Bayada nursing interview
    I have worked for Bayada nurses for almost 16 years, I found thier test to be just as a previous writer said, what would you do in a certain situation. I have had to take that test multiple times...
    Mar 6, '09
    Forum: New Jersey Nursing
  13. Who, generally, has the most job satisfaction?
    Well, I think home health or hospice visits have more freedom, than a hospital based job and are a little flexible wheather you work part or full time. There is nothing easy about any part of...
    Mar 5, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  14. Case Management Jobs from Home
    Pediatric cardiology seems too specific for home CM. You could possibly get a CM position that works from home eventually in pediatrics though. To become CM certified you need to work 1 year under a...
    Feb 22, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  15. Why doesn't medicare pay for IV antibiotics?
    Why doesn't medicare pay for IV antibiotics? I hate the idea of sending someone with medicare as only insurance to a skilled nursing facilty (SNF) for the duration of the IV antibiotics. Doesn't...
    Feb 10, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  16. Who, generally, has the most job satisfaction?
    Not inpatient!Totally overstressed always more work pile on.
    Feb 7, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  17. Can I do it?
    I suggest checking into Bayada nurses in home care. They have excellent training programs and you only take care of 1 patient at a time. It grows on you and you can work as much or as little as you...
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  18. teas exam frankford school of nursing
    I went to Frankford, many years ago (20 to be exact) Best of luck to you.!!!!!! Back then, you did not need to take a test.
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: Pennsylvania Nursing
  19. Oh boy...this isn't good, is it?
    As a case manager, I look for facilities to place patient's in that have frequent successful outcomes. If you explain this to your administrationis they have to see that this is what builds...
    Feb 4, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  20. Trying to help..need insight
    In my large city, these pts get evaluated by the Corporation for Aging, medicaid applications are started and we wait until the actual application goes through. Many times , I have seen social...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  21. Trying to help..need insight
    Cardio Trans, I had to laugh, how many times has that happened? They think that when we say day 56 we really mean day 89, they do not understand we don't make the rules, we just have to abide by...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  22. Questions for case managers
    I work in a 700+ bed urban hospital, case management is the discharge planner and the utilization review department. Utilization review calls all the insureers and lets them know why the pt is...
    Jan 23, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  23. Need ideas for a good shoes....
    Clarks clogs are greAT, I love them.. Boscovs shoe department. So comfy.On sale this week.
    Jan 8, '09
    Forum: Nursing Scrubs / Uniforms / Gear
  24. Average Inpatient CM case load?
    I work on a 40 bed medical unit- I am responsible for 20 in pt all discharge planning, except those that are going to another level of care, our social workers handle that. I work in an urban medical...
    Jan 6, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  25. Attention all discharge planners. I need an honest opinion
    I always have 20 patients for all utilization and discharge planning needs that go home. If someone goes to any type of alternative care setting, they are managed by the social worker. My job would...
    Dec 28, '08
    Forum: Case Management Nursing


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