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  1. Im going insane!!!!
    I wanted to start of by saying thank you to all who replied. Things have gotten worse and better at the same time. Our nursing ratios have increased to 22 - 24 residents, but in another month I am...
    Jun 4, '04
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  2. Im going insane!!!!
    Thank you all for your replies. Its nice to know that I'm not in this alone. I knew that I wasnt to begin with, but sometimes it just feels that way!!!
    Feb 5, '04
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. Pacemaker
    Thank you all for our replys. The resident has already been checked and treated and rechecked for a uti. That was my first thought too. I will check more into her pacemaker. Thanks a lot!
    Feb 4, '04
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  4. Why did you become a nurse?
    I became a nurse because when I was younger I didnt take the time to care for someone close to me because I was so selfish. They ended up passing away, and I swore to myself that I would devote my...
    Feb 4, '04
    Forum: General Nursing Discussion
  5. Im going insane!!!!
    I have to vent a little. I have only been a LPN for a year and am already starting to hate my job. I got into LTC because I love the elderly. At the facility that I work, I take care of roughly 8-12...
    Feb 2, '04
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. trach care
    At the LTC that I work it is very rare for us to take in Trach patients. However, we recently had to send a long time resident out to get one. While he was in the hosp, the pharmacy that our place...
    Jan 30, '04
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. Nurse to Patient ratio's
    Hi all! I work in a LTC and I was curios what the nurse to patient ratio is. I cant seem to find anything on the internet. I work on a skilled unit where the residents qualify for medicare as long as...
    Jan 30, '04
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. weekly documentation in ltc
    I work in LTC and we also have to do weekly summaries. But it is only on our skilled res. Most of the time we do have either increases or decreases in ability, so there is something to change on the...
    Jan 30, '04
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  9. Pacemaker
    Hey there. I am new to this site so any help with my problem will be appreciated. I have a resident at a LTC facility that about 2 months ago was placed on a pacemaker. Within in the last 2 months...
    Jan 30, '04
    Forum: CCU Nursing / Coronary / Cardiac
  10. Lafayette
    Am new to this site and was wondering if anyone else works in a LTC facility and what kind of experiences you are having....good or bad.
    Jan 29, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  11. Nursing home ratings
    I am a lpn at one of the nursing homes that were in the top 3 of the list. We work very hard at getting a score of 100 if state is in the building or not. We take pride in knowing that our NH is one...
    Jan 29, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  12. Anyone out there?
    I work in a nursing home and there are several opportunities for advancement. You just have to be patient for someone to step down or advance or be let go. I am currently trying for weekend...
    Jan 29, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing
  13. pacemakers
    Has anyone experienced a high pulse rate with someone with a pacemaker....and if you have what did you do?:confused:
    Jan 29, '04
    Forum: Indiana Nursing


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