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  1. dementia
    they all live in memory care units. Agency milking visits
    May 21
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. 37.50/hr ( but position is salary).....
    Just be sure there is an agreement with the terms. What will your quota? Be sure you are clear on your compensation for over productivity
    May 12
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. dementia
    Please share your thoughts about providing SN home health care to patients with advanced dementia.
    May 11
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Leaving Home Health Nursing
    I have had that same piece of pie in my face. Sad, isn't it??
    May 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. I quit my Home Health Nursing job!
    Salary just plain SUCKS!! How can one be expected to be happy themselves when their entire days and nights are spent making them happy?
    May 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Perirectal dressing
    I work in home health. Any ideas or suggestions on trying to do wound care in the perirectal area?? What's the best way to keep it from urine and feces? (totally incontinent patient)
    Apr 14
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  7. please outline for me, a "good" home health agency
    I have begun to believe that possibly the ONLY method for a Home Health RN is to work on prn basis for 2-3 different agencies rather than become a puppet to make quota. I don't have this option...
    Apr 5
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. compact license
    What is the status of obtaining a compact license? I live in Texas
    Apr 5
    Forum: Travel Nursing
  9. How do you get over the fear?
    ALWAYS trust your "Spidey Sense" I think I would have asked the State APS that you reported to go with you to this follow up visit. There are TONS of nutty people out there, more than most people...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. I think this might be illegal!
    But if you disagree and the 485 is put on hold, it is like the end of the world if you hold up the process.
    Mar 8
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. homecare homebase
    Have you tried using the SWYPE option for your keyboard with the Samsung galaxy tablet? It takes a bit to catch on but when you do it is much faster. I can SWYPE so much faster than I can TYPE. ...
    Mar 8
    Forum: Hospice Nursing
  12. Favorite Home Health Software
    Kinnser has many applications that may or may not be optional to your agency. Check to see what options are available to you. One agency had Kinnser but required paper patient signatures. Another...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. What if you can't get thru to a drs office??
    I would love to be able to do this but the office would totally freak out. It's sad that Corporate does not see the hassles we face with this. None of those efforts are "productive"
    Feb 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Tenure
    Yes, I am feeling that too.
    Feb 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Tenure
    I have been a RN for many years. I lived in Oklahoma and worked at a hospital for 20 years before I decided to follow many colleagues and start Home Health. I had some very special nurses who knew...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. worst, most corrupt agency ever!
    she probably meant TPA
    Feb 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. Do you ever feel like you aren't *really* a nurse?
    You are not only a REAL nurse but a very firmly standed RN. It takes special skills to be out here in the field. There is no one down the hall that can help you, there is no one to hand you any...
    Feb 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  18. Help-Freaking out- seeing patients on my own!!
    Watch a lot of YouTubes on the topics you mentioned. It is AMAZING what you can learn on Youtube
    Feb 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  19. space between incision and vaginal opening.
    she does have an ostomy. The anal wound was being repaired following removal of a large mass on the rectal muscle.
    Nov 19, '14
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  20. drug commercials and inserts
    More and more often I am finding patients that will not take a medication prescribed to them after they see a TV commercial, look up on Google or read the package insert about all the potential...
    Nov 6, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  21. Why HH nurses quit
    I applied for several hospital jobs after being in HH for 8 years. I thought the same as you. I kept getting responses that I "don't have the qualifications for the position"
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Why HH nurses quit
    The Hospital case managers are not doing a good job with this. They should be the ones that KNOW and can TELL the patients what HH is and what HH is not.
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  23. Time saving tips for HH nurse
    A big time saver for me is to set up lab bags inside the transport bag. One of each tube, a tourniquet. alcohol pads, vacutainer and I also have at least 2 needles. I tuck in a lab req and I just...
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  24. Time saving tips for HH nurse
    I work in a couple assisted living facilities I don't miss the driving at all but it is often hard to work around set times, All mealtimes, naptime. when "Wheel of Fortune" is on
    Oct 15, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  25. Lets talk about $$$
    I never GIVE patients my cell number. They get it from caller ID and keep it.
    Aug 6, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing


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