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  1. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    I have been taking everyone's advice and I have to say, it's working. I no longer say "is it okay if I come between 10-11. I say I will be there between 10-11. I have had a few people push back and...
    Mar 31
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  2. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    This sounds great! I worked in adolescent psych right out of nursing school and LOVED it!
    Mar 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  3. How Many Agencies Are You Registered With?
    It's pretty easy now that I have gotten rid of the agency with the crazy scheduling issues. Right now I am with 2 agencies. I have 5 patients with one and 4 with the other since I just started. Most...
    Mar 28
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  4. Business Cards or Hipaa Violation
    I sometimes drop by patients home when I am in the area and they are someone I have been unable to meet by phone. I was thinking of having business cards made up that say Front: Sorry I missed...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  5. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    I guess because I am still with only one agency I tend to let my patients run me out of fear they will call the office and request another nurse who will do the schedule they want...and then I'm left...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  6. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    to be honest I never really thought about the time spent charting. I usually chart while watching tv or while sitting in the park watching my daughter play so I never really thought of it as...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  7. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    I do this for the most part. However where I run into problems are when I get the following excuses: 1. I dont want to be seen before 9 am or 10 am. because I'm sleeping..or heck I had someone...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  8. And the survey says? To all home care nurses who switched from hospital.........
    I just printed this bad boy out and put in on my fridge!!! EXCELLENT post. Thank you
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  9. How Many Agencies Are You Registered With?
    Next month will mark my one year in Home Health as an Visiting LVN. I have been with the same two agencies from the start. I am dumping one and keeping the other. I just recently got hired by another...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  10. What software are you working with?
    One job uses Kinnser the other uses Data Soft Logic. Both have features I like but I prefer Kinnser
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  11. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    I have access to every patients electronic records but when we have hundreds of patients and I dont get mine assigned until the night before its pretty useless. Now when I do get assigned im up for 2...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  12. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    You have luck with same day appointments? Lucky. If I called my pts same day 1/2 of them would not answer the phone, the other half would want to tell me when THEY want to be seen. I typically see...
    Mar 27
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  13. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    This is my thoughts exactly. It's a MESS. Since I am an LVN the RN typicall opens the case and then the LVN's float to different patients. 80% of the patients are wound care but it makes it hard not...
    Mar 25
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  14. Do you rotate patients? HELP
    I work for 2 different agencies. One of those agencies rotates patients, meaning you are hardly ever assigned the same patient. We typically don't receive our schedules until 6 or 7pm the night...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  15. Patient Load
    Question for all my field LVN's. What is your patient load. How many patients do you typically see in a day and a week. Are you with more then one agency? Are your patients mostly daily, 2xweek or...
    Mar 16
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  16. Home Health Nurses -What's in your bag?
    This is what I have: Gloves 4x4 kurlex tape Abd pags blood draw supplies cath kits catheters in all sizes
    Mar 16
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  17. What nursing field do you think is easiest and hardest?
    Easiest: Out Patient Surgical Centers Hardest: Psych and LTC centers. I would rather be unemployed then work either again.
    Mar 15
    Forum: General Nursing Student
  18. What other degree can a lpn do besides rn
    As an LPN/LVN you can also go to PA (Physician Assistant school) if you have a BA in another field. Thats the route I'm going. After a year as an LVN you can apply for most PA programs. This seemed...
    Feb 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  19. 2015 Current LPN Pay
    Home Health Visiting Nurse in Orange County, California (1 year licensed) Agency #1 $20 for daily insulin injections, $33 for skilled assessments, wound care, injections, blood draw etc. $45 for...
    Feb 27
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  20. Thinking of going Independent (LVN)
    Looking for some guidance here. I currently work as a private duty nurse n Los Anageles for 3 different agencies. 90% of my clients are wound care clients. I have been toying with the idea of...
    Jan 30
    Forum: Private Duty Nursing
  21. Season HHNs, what' in your bag/trunk?
    Whats in my trunk: 2 packs of 4x4's box of alcohol swaps 2 urine collection cups 5 tiger, 5 red, 5 lavender and 5 blue tubes 10 butterflys 20 diabetic needles Rec forms hazmat bags
    Nov 7, '14
    Forum: Home Health Nursing
  22. Home Health Nursing and Child Support...HELP!
    @JustBeachyNurse thanks for letting me know that. At the end of the day you are right. I need to sit down with my CPA. Ill give him a call on Tuesday.
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  23. Home Health Nursing and Child Support...HELP!
    You are correct. I should have clarified. My old job would not keep me as I was now a nurse and they couldn't offer me a nursing job because I didn't have the year if experience, ironic actually...
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  24. Home Health Nursing and Child Support...HELP!
    For the record I am from CA I am a home health nurse that is employed as a 1099/Contractor Employee (as a recent new grad it's all I could find). My question is since my job does not reimburse me...
    Oct 12, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  25. Home Health or Something
    I'm a home health nurse and a fairly new grad (graduation was a year ago come October, License was in March). I have only worked home health and I LOVE IT!!!! My last 10 weeks of school I was able to...
    Sep 21, '14
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner


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