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  1. Certification for LVN?
    Hi, I"m sorry if this has been answered before, but the only thing i could find was in the previous thread about certifications where it stated there was something for LVN's but when I went to the...
    Jul 23
    Forum: Addictions Nursing
  2. Admissions people
    As a new marketing admissions nurse/clinical coordinator let me apologize for the dingbats and fruitloops out there. I swore I would never be one of the "golden childs" as I used ot refer to the...
    Apr 12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Lost It At Work: Sent Home for a Four Day Weekend to Gather My Thoughts (rant, vent)
    I could just give you all great big hugs! I spent the weekend thinking about this, mulling over everything and rereading your suggestions! I've got a plan formulated, i spoke to some of my staff that...
    Feb 19, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  4. Lost It At Work: Sent Home for a Four Day Weekend to Gather My Thoughts (rant, vent)
    So for the past few months, i've been trying to keep my head above water as the Dir. of Residential services at an assisted living. its a seventy bed higher than it should be acuity building, and it...
    Feb 16, '12
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  5. EMARS
    We have Mars from the pharmacy on paper that are never right, and since we also have residents with Kaiser those we have to type up, I went on line and found a free emar trial and love it so does...
    Dec 9, '11
    Forum: LTC: Directors Nursing / Assistant
  6. Targeted by psychotic, manipulative patient
    Congratulations on only having one more week!I'm rooting for you!
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  7. Assistive Living Billing
    Lol!but you can admit it which almost turns it endearing :yeah:
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  8. Struggling with Nanda Statement for a pt that has been given only 1 month to live
    has to be about comfort? later on when you have to write more nanda/care plans, always use Maslows hierarchy to prioritize. (Thanks Daytonite and Vicki for turning me onto that list! helped a ton of...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  9. How to use pain as a vital sign?
    don't forget that when you chart about pain, you should chart when it started, chronic or does it come and go , what type of pain(sharp, stabbing, burning) relieving factors, or factors that...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: Nursing Student Assistance
  10. to my fellow filipina/filipino nurses working abroad
    crap..its late, so please spare me the flame citations from the grammar and spelling police.
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  11. to my fellow filipina/filipino nurses working abroad
    Here is how I explain why different languages than that of what our patients speak is not condusive to a therapeutic atmosphere: Where we work, a majority of our patients have some degree of dementia...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: International Nursing
  12. Assistive Living Billing
    I just started sitting down with family members for the biannual assessment of their loved ones, so that i could show them where the "point totals" that are used to determine the care levels come...
    Dec 8, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Targeted by psychotic, manipulative patient
    wow! great insight! I am in the midst of a passive agressive resident's blame others and lets get them fired game. She has bullied another resident prior to my joining the team. She is always with...
    Dec 4, '11
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Kaiser Should Be Ashamed Of Itself!
    Sorry using my phone to type. On the way to tge family.
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  15. Kaiser Should Be Ashamed Of Itself!
    She passed away yesterday. She gave up because she said what was the use...she didn't want to sit around. I'm heartbroken. I'm moving how the food chain and going to make someone. Answer for this.
    Nov 26, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  16. Kaiser Should Be Ashamed Of Itself!
    I totally agree with you, and have had two patients graduate from hospice in a positive direction! I have reported it to my ED, I sat down and talked with the family and then all of us had a...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Need a Cranial Deimpaction of the Writing Kind!
    Dagnabbit! I thought the spelling police were on strike with the grammar police! point taken, and my spelling usually is quite decent. Thanks for the advice, I'm going with the physiological...
    Nov 13, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  18. Kaiser Should Be Ashamed Of Itself!
    Thank you for the reminder! I discussed it with my ED who is going with me up the chain of command there and I am also going to call the number I just found.
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  19. Need a Cranial Deimpaction of the Writing Kind!
    Ugggh!! perhaps i should have read further than the back of the lingerie drawer because I used a whole different divergence tool....and now for some reason I feel the need to write about sexuality in...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  20. Kaiser Should Be Ashamed Of Itself!
    I won't blatantly say medicare fraud, but something sure looks like a duck and walks like one. I had a new admit who the kaiser hospice nurse told me during my initial report was completely unable...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  21. Do you all think med aides are bad idea?
    I was petrified of the idea at first. Where I work, the med techs are all registered nurses in other parts of the world, waiting to take their boards here. They are open and come to me with any and...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  22. Assited Living: The new skilled care
    i am at a 70 bed ALF. It was starting to go the way of a SNF, but I have to say... for all the issues I've been dealing with during my first three months, my ED has finally said he trusts me and has...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  23. Need a Cranial Deimpaction of the Writing Kind!
    Okay, so I realize this isn't the pressing life or death question, but I'm just so mentally pooped, I can't come up with anything for Decembers newsletter for the Resident Care Directors column. Any...
    Nov 10, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  24. What's It All About, ALFie?--Help and Support for Assisted Living Nurses
    well, i've had about hmmm..no days without doing something for work. I clocked 85 hours and still feel like I couldn't get anything done Friday when I left. I was almost in tears. my ED is gone...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  25. Omnicare Pharmacy-discuss
    oops, sorry not done! We had our prelim audit of the medroom. It was a good thing that I had gone through some of the charts, because I could show the state that yes, the docs had put down all...
    Oct 16, '11
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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