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  1. A nurse spends their days helping people feel better and heal from illness or injury. They work hard to improve the quality of life for many individuals, often doing more than what's expected of them. But there are different types of nurses: hos...
  2. President Biden announced Wednesday he's ordering HHS to require Nursing Homes to have staff vaccinated for COVID-19 in order to be able to participate in Medicare and Medicaid and receive funding from these programs. The new rule will go into effect...
  3. PREFACE: I'm confident that I'll do just fine for the 24 hours that I'm filling in for, but given that I'm not an epidemiologist or seer, I'd love any real-life advice or tips that might come in helpful. I have an unused KN95 and N95 mask (gowns and...
  4. VivaLasViejas

    Hearts and Entertainment | Life of a Nurse

    It all started with the guy in room 156, who pulled the oldest trick in the book and still got a newish nurse to buy it. We've had an epidemic of respiratory infections in the building lately, so everyone who's got issues has to wear a mask outside t...
  5. Melissa Mills

    Nursing Home Resident Taunted by CNAs

    Leaving your mother or grandmother in a long-term care facility is challenging. For one Illinois family, it turned into a nightmare. A video taken in December of 2018 showed two certified nursing assistants taunting resident, Margaret Collins with a ...
  6. I am a new nurse working on what would be considered a stable COVID unit. I work in a nursing home where we only get COVID patients from surrounding nursing homes and hospitals. The stable ones at least. We only have one hall open at the moment. Thin...
  7. CNN July 23, 2020 Nursing home worker deaths going unscrutinized by federal government
  8. Nursing Homes Reopening

    I'm just wondering if anyone else out there is working in a facility that will be reopening soon. The LTC facility I work at is reopening to visitors and new admissions on July 15. We have been COVID-free since the pandemic started and I'm just afrai...
  9. Tips for Geriatric and LTC Nursing

    It is as if being a nurse is an admirable thing that one should be proud of unless you are a LTC nurse, in which case, you are not a "real nurse" because you don't work in a hospital. Many times, not knowing what to say, they will simply reply, "I co...