Medication Aides in Ohio - page 2
I'm very upset about this and I'm wondering about LPNs in states that have medication aides. How is the job market? Did your pay drop? Are there LPNs/LVNs at all? I'm glad I decided to go for... Read More
Oct 27, '10Occupation: LPN Specialty: 23 year(s) of experience in LTC, Memory loss, PDN ; From: US ; Joined: Dec '08; Posts: 1,802; Likes: 2,403I practiced in a LTC in Ohio many years ago when OH didn't have med aides. At the time I had to complete OH state approved courses for medication administration and IV therapy in order to perform these tasks in Ohio. My residence was in a neighboring state (med aides here), but Ohio paid much better. Patient load was between 28 and 32 and only about 2 to 3 of those patients were total care - much lower acuity then. By far most of my time was spent passing/managing meds.