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  1. New  to CM
    I'm not familiar with the program you referenced... I did hit the link, and checked it ouot.. Most of the places are going to want CCM for what you are doing, I would suspect. Don't get me wrong,...
    Jun 14, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  2. Opinions on a term.
    Gypsy is often used to identify an ethnic population known as Romani or Roma. In our city, there is a large segment of Roma population. They typically all have the same last name. In general, when...
    Jun 11, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  3. What freak occurrences have you seen?
    Pt with minor finger lac... local to sew shut.. Pt of course reports no allergy to local anesthetic... Doc injects... pt. codes before syringe is empty... Boy anaphylaxis. you never know when it's...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  4. When to give a HINN
    When pt is no longer meeting IP criteria for Medicare ( no longer has medical necessity to be in hospital)... pt has 3 days to respond to your letter of intent to discharge, or they are responsible...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  5. Nurse CM Reality Check
    Again... I think 1800 people is too many for one person to effectively manage... especially high risk, problem prone folks that you describe... IMO, but as I said, I don't manage this kind of case...
    Jun 9, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  6. Nurse CM Reality Check
    Well.... I don't have your job, but I do case management. I can't imagine trying to case manage 1800 souls. You don't say if this is disease specific or what, but MAN, that sounds like a daunting...
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  7. Interested in Case Management--lost as to where to start
    First of all... sorry nobody has replied yet to your query... as for me, I'm often not home early enough to get to my 'puter to login. I work in Hospital based Case Management for a large tertiary...
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  8. Case Managers--I need your advice please
    I "lucked" into my position, and sometimes that is the way people get started. Sometimes you have to wait for somebody to move so a vacancy opens. Just depends... I see you are in Fla... I recommend...
    Jun 8, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  9. Why does this seem impossible?
    You have great credentials for role. I'm curious... why not in hospital setting. That is where I work; the pay is great, we are salaried, and have few on call + no travel. I recommend you try the...
    May 11, '09
    Forum: Case Management Nursing
  10. My group home experience, at least it inspired me to create.
    I looked it over, and I thought it was very creative and a great idea... I think you should continue developing this... Just be careful, though, that you don't gi ve too much info away... you will...
    May 11, '09
    Forum: Developmental Disabilities
  11. New Grad willing to work ANYWHERE! Where's hiring and doesn't have 1000's of apps???
    Wichita Ks,,, come to the land if Oz.... seriously!!
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  12. Strange job interview...thoughts on this?
    The system where I work, HR sends the interview, and the manager carries it out. does the actual meeting with prospective employee... I dunno.... hard to read people sometimes
    Apr 27, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  13. pyxis dilemma
    This is not a pyxis problem... it is a drug diversion problem. And it is YOUR problem too, if you don't identify it as such to your management team.
    Apr 26, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  14. Certified Life Planner
    No... what I am referring to is a person ( RN's are being trained) to do life planning for say someone with a catastrophic injury, cord injury say or TBI), and then with tools, training, software...
    Apr 23, '09
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  15. Certified Life Planner
    I have somewhat abandoned my quest for LNC, due in large part to the huge financial outlay it requires, and I think my community is probably not large enough to support that role... not enough...
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: Legal Nursing
  16. Frustrated with new job
    See previous post. Nuff said!!
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  17. Bummed...I think I have MRSA
    I had a post-op wound infection that was found to be MRSA, and it was on my foot... since the darn thing was I&D'd, and packed open, the hospital I worked at would not allow me to work... Are you...
    Apr 22, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  18. Private Caregiving as an RN
    You would be getting your orders to do these things from whom?? Family physician?? Hospitalist discharging the patient. Were you planning to bill?? Or do this pro bono. You can't bill insurance or...
    Apr 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  19. Case Study
    This case, as I said, stumped TWO neurologists before she was finally diagnosed. She had CT scans from top to bottom, all labs neg. as I said. Finally, diagnosed with Paraneoplastic syndrome due to...
    Apr 17, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  20. Changing Surgical Scrubs
    I used to work OR at my hospital for many years.... one of the nurses looked into this issue, and reported our hospital to the NLRB. The hospital was... GET THIS... required to go back and calculate...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  21. Case Study
    All of these are good possibilities... none is correct however. MikeyBSN is going down the right path... remember, I said all her labs were normal.. so drug tox is not in the mix. Look again at her...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  22. Nurse called out of surgery, laid off
    Speaking of insensitive, uncaring, and unethical ways of letting an employee go, firing them, laying off, whatever the word du jour is for that... My previous boss didn't tell me himself (no guts, I...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: Nursing News
  23. FMLA
    What I did was take them with me to the physician appointment, and he completed them right there... it depends upon the office. Some offices require you to PAY them for completing and signing the...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  24. Case Study
    I have a Case Study for you: 45 y/o female is admitted to a Psychiatry unit with a hx of Bipolar Affective Disorder. She has been treated for this successfully and been in remission for a number...
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  25. A nurse should have at least 5 years exp before NP school
    My NP program required at least 2 years of clinical experience IN THE CHOSEN SPECIALIZATION. For the CRNA program, it MUST be in critical care, no exceptions. I think that is wise.
    Apr 16, '09
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion


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