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  1. Medication Storage/tracking
    I just started as the nurse for a small DD agency (for both residential and day program). We have 60ish people coming to day program M-F and 35 in residential with a good deal of overlap between the...
    Apr 25
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  2. Lets talk about $$$
    1. Denver Metro 2. $23.50/hr for meetings, $47 for regular visits, $57 for evals/recerts/resumptions/agency discharge, $85 for opens, $2/hr on call, $0.48/mile minus to/from first/last visit 3....
    Apr 25, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. Case manager deciding when to discharge rather than the RN seeing the patient?
    I agree, and that is what am doing now. I was told specifically by my case manager that I needed to add visits for med management and that is what I had an issue with. I'm still learning how...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Case manager deciding when to discharge rather than the RN seeing the patient?
    I recently switched agencies, and I am going on two months at the new one. Initially everything about the new agency was better, but cracks are starting to appear. I was added on to take care of...
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Verbal Orders and Home Health
    I have to include the time with any verbal order that I receive.
    Apr 12, '13
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. The love of home health
    If you don't mind me jumping into the conversation I would be happy to answer some questions. I'm new ADN grad working in home health. Home health isn't my preferred specialty, but the agency I...
    Nov 15, '12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. When it rains, it pours.
    Thanks for the advice. It would be near impossible to schedule both jobs at the same time. The VA jobs are supposed to be a mix of 8's and 12's, and the home health is however I schedule visits...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  8. When it rains, it pours.
    I graduated in May of this year, but was unable to take boards for a few months since I was relocating across the country. I took (and passed) boards in August and have been licensed for about 2...
    Oct 12, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  9. Are you a new grad?
    Is anyone else running into this question when applying for jobs? Every hospital in my area seems to have a different definition of what a constitutes a new grad. I've run into anything from 6-18...
    Sep 24, '12
    Forum: First Year After Nursing Licensure
  10. Confused on EMT-B?????
    I am an EMT-B for a private company in the Western burbs. Our basics start out around $9/hr. We put up ambulances for 10, 12, 13, and 24 hour shifts. On a BLS rig you can expect to do lots of...
    Apr 4, '10
    Forum: Male Nursing Student


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