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  1. Sending MD pictures of wounds on cell phone?
    I was seriously asked by one of the attendings to text pictures of wounds during rounds to his cell phone. Needless to say I said "No, but you're more than welcome to come on fridays when we do...
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  2. Do you have to count lyrica at your LTC facility?
    @ CapeCodMermaid- Exactly! It's the dumbest thing and a complete waste of time.
    Nov 17, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  3. New tx nurse and i need help with a wound program
    I was asked to do the same thing. Help initiate a wound care prevention and management program. Fortunately I have an absolutely wonderful Wound Care Specialist who does weekly rounds at my facility...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Wound / Ostomy / Continence Nursing
  4. How many verbal warnings before write-ups?
    First and foremost protect your residents and protect yourself. I'm a little strict with my CNA's most of the time and they do great work. I love the girls I work with and they know it. I'm fair and...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  5. Do you have to count lyrica at your LTC facility?
    I work at an LTC in california and we count MDI's, ABT's, narcs (obviously), lyrica, belladonna, lidocaine, everything.
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  6. Chest Pain and DNR status
    Well, if the person has chest pain it could be assumed that they have a pulse. A DNR goes into affect if the person is pulseless and/or not breathing. So in this case, you treat him/her the same as...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  7. LTC-I want report and count at beginning of my shift
    I understand what you're saying. When I was new I was always worried about maintaining compliance. I was the only nurse for 46 people. I clocked in at 1430 and had things to do before the 1600 med...
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing
  8. Are LPN's allowed to draw blood from PICC lines?
    California-no
    Nov 16, '12
    Forum: Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing


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