Angel McGarrity-Davis, RN, CDONA, NHA

Most Recent Articles by Angel McGarrity-Davis, RN, CDONA, NHA

Ask the Nursing Expert about ... DON responsibilities

Ask the Nursing Expert about ... DON responsibilities

I'm new to long-term care as a director of nursing. I love the residents that we care for, but it's so hard to manage the surveys, ombudsman, Department of Health, etc. The hours are more than a normal job. How do I keep going?

Ask the Nursing Expert about ... discharge planning

Ask the Nursing Expert about ... discharge planning

I've been hired at a long-term care facility as a care manager, and my entire background has been in case management from the acute care side. What in particular should I know about discharge planning?

Ask the Nursing Expert about ... Electronic medical records

Ask the Nursing Expert about ... Electronic medical records

I'm the assistant director of nursing and my corporate office told me that we were going to electronic medical records soon and I was going to be in charge of the rollout. They also told me about new legislation that came out that I need to be aware of. Do you know about this?

Ask the Nursing expert about ... elopement programs

Ask the Nursing expert about ... elopement programs

My director of nursing asked me to start an elopement program. Since I'm new to long-term care, can you tell me what I should do, and where I should start?

Ask the Nursing Expert about... resolutions for 2016

Ask the Nursing Expert about... resolutions for 2016

What are good 2016 resolutions for nurses even if they're started late?

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