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  1. New to MDS, need input about CAAs!
    Hey Clumsygirl, how is the new position going now that you've had time to get your feet wet? Just saw your post and wondered if you are still are having trouble and need help in any areas.
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  2. Ancillary help
    I've had this issue with the building I work for now and the building I worked at previously. The previous building was small and mostly LTC and I would provide a monthly calendar as well as a...
    Dec 10, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  3. RCM/MDS other job duties
    I wonder if there is a character limit on this site as I may quickly meet it listing my duties! I am an LVN MDS Coordinator in a 36 bed skilled facility. We run an average of 6 medicares at any given...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  4. ICD9 Codes for Long Term Care
    I have compiled a list over the last couple years of ICD9 codes and the definitions for the Diagnosis. Here it is.... Common DX definition list: Acute Myocardial Infarction (410.41):...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  5. MDS assessments
    Hi Grace! No you do not have to submit the admission assessment if it is less than 14 days. Per the MDS manual, you must turn in any part (if any) of the assessment that is completed to medical...
    Jan 23, '13
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  6. Another MDS 3.0 Question!
    We did a 30 day PPS on a patient on 9/25/10 with the 2.0 software and obtained a RUG III for that assessment. Our billing company is saying that they need a RUG IV score for the days in October that...
    Nov 10, '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  7. MDS 3.0 Question!
    Right, thats where the problem was...i was picking "yes" for the "is this the 1st assmt" question when i was doing the entry. Thanks for the help! Reallly appreciated!
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  8. MDS 3.0 Question...
    Hello Guys and Gals! I had a patient that came into the facility (SNF) on private pay hospice and they died in the facility 6 days later. What kind of assessment should be done. My nurse consultant...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  9. MDS 3.0 Question!
    Hello Guys and Gals! I had a patient that came into the facility (SNF) on private pay hospice and they died in the facility 6 days later. What kind of assessment should be done. My nurse consultant...
    Nov 5, '10
    Forum: MDS Coordinator Information
  10. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    You know whats funny, the facility i work for has hired a new girl for on call outta no where now almost like theyre getting ready for one of us to quit! Ive only been an LPN for 6 mos and im not...
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  11. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    Okay, so I'm having an issue at work that I would love to hear other's take on. I have been working as an LVN the last 6mos at a skilled nursing facility. When i was first hired, they had me on PMs...
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  12. First Job and The State is Coming...NEED HELP!!
    Okay, I'm a new nurse and have been working for about three months now. The place I work at is basically a dump to say the least. Everything that could save money for them is expected of us. Because...
    Mar 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. Anyone up for random FACT THROWING??
    Always like to hear random facts...
    Oct 28, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  14. 2nd time NCLEX, PASSED!
    wonderful!!!!! talk about a weight lifted from your shoulders yah???? :thankya:
    Oct 28, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  15. Do Nurses Eat Their Young?
    I've never met a nurse that has said when they first started, they were treated well by the other nurses who had been there before them!
    Oct 28, '08
    Forum: Nurse Colleague / Patient Relations
  16. Trying to see if nursing is for me?!
    Becoming a CNA may steer you away from nursing to be honest. The job of a CNA and the job of a Nurse (LPN or Rn) is so different! If anything though, you can at least be exposed to the environment of...
    Oct 28, '08
    Forum: LPN / LVN Corner
  17. Took NCLEX PN Aug. 30th.....85 quest.
    Thanks for the info. I thought I was just crazy and couldn't see the option! :uhoh3:
    Oct 28, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  18. Took NCLEX PN Aug. 30th.....85 quest.
    Hey there! I'm still waiting for my results! When did you take yours again?? I took it on 10/7. Oh and I can't figure out how to reply to a private message on this thing! lol I know...lame!
    Oct 27, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  19. Took NCLEX PN Aug. 30th.....85 quest.
    [quote=lvnhopeful;3175134]I'm with you. Besides that, I am tired of studying. I passed with 10 A's and three B's, but still feel awful about this test. You would think we'd be allowed to get a...
    Oct 15, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  20. Took NCLEX PN Aug. 30th.....85 quest.
    hmm i had maybe one question that seemed to be VERY similar to a previous one but I'm sure there was no significant reason behind it. Mine stopped at 85 too and i was sooo happy when it did but it...
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  21. Took NCLEX PN Aug. 30th.....85 quest.
    How many questions did you stop at? Also, did you have a lot of prioritization?
    Oct 14, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  22. Took NCLEX PN Aug. 30th.....85 quest.
    tigerlily, i just took the nclex exam on tuesday and i too studied the flashcards you have as well as read a million page book on nclex prep. i left the test feeling like i guessed on a lotttt of the...
    Oct 9, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  23. Terrified of NCLEX-pn
    hey guys, i took the nclex on tuesday and now i just have to wait a measly 5 weeks!!!! my questions stopped at 85 and i left feeling like i guessed on most of the questions. i couldnt tell which...
    Oct 9, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  24. Terrified of NCLEX-pn
    this letter was posted on another thread and i think it will a whole bunch of us out. for any one who has to take the nclex or has recently took it and feels that never ending anxiety....this is...
    Oct 6, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum
  25. Terrified of NCLEX-pn
    is that face suppose to be saying "99"...lol ;)
    Oct 4, '08
    Forum: NCLEX Discussion Forum


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