BabaLouRN

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  1. Returned documentation

    Anyone else about to pull your hair out? I am spending WAY too much time changing words, adding words, etc etc.....
  2. HH visits at ALF

    It seems your thoughts match mine precisely. I think a lot of issues is most ALFs staff med techs, not nurses to pass meds. There are LVNs in most facility but I find the LVNs are mainly in administrative and marketing positions.
  3. Amedisys reviews for 2016??? Anybody?

    Amedysis office closed in Ft Worth TX in 2012
  4. conjugated estrogens Vaginal Cream

    Does anyone have any information on how conjugated estrogens Vaginal Cream placed on a female's urethra at bedtime has ability to prevent frequency of UTI's??
  5. Oasis tutoring

    I have become well seasoned with Oasis. I have been through 6 changes. I am working toward going to the classes to take the COS-Exam this summer. I have an idea to be available for "Oasis tutoring" from my home to supplement income from being out ...
  6. Burnt out and just getting started

    I feel every single bit of your pain. When I read your words, I would think I wrote them myself. I have been doing home health for 9 years and now that I doubt being able to continue this crazy pace I am expected to put up with. I would LOVE to g...
  7. Losing clinical marketability

    I am referring to RETURNING to the hospital after being in Home Health for several years.
  8. Time saving tips for HH nurse

    Don't you just love it when you are down to the last phone contact to set up visit when that LAST patient has one thing or another reason to have to back and redo the whole day.... How do you all deal with this?
  9. Losing clinical marketability

    I have been an RN for 30 years. 22 years of hospital, ER, ICU before 9 years in Home Health. Now, all of those hospital years are gone. Just gone.
  10. Procrit

    Same thoughts exactly. This is such a difficult thing for caregivers to understand. I understand that a SKILLED NEED is something "only a nurse or therapist can do" So, who draws the blood???
  11. Procrit

    I have been taught that routine Lab draws every 3 weeks and then PROCRIRT injections given in the home according to the result of the labs. I believe Medicare does not consider this as a skilled need and I have never heard of PROCRIT being given in...
  12. So nervous about actually leaving my hospital job

    You have to have strong, independent skills. There's no one down the hall to help you out.
  13. homecare homebase

    Try using the SWYPE keyboard. It takes a few practices and you have to watch the words are correct. It sure beats tablet typing.
  14. how many points

    If you are salaried, how many points are you required for full time benefits?
  15. dementia

    they all live in memory care units. Agency milking visits