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Sherrie Dornberger

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Ask the Care Expert about … restorative programs

Why do most restorative programs include only breakfast and lunch in a nursing home program? And should nurses/dining assistants keep a log for each resident? Most of the time the dining program is done only at breakfast and noon due to restorative staffing and lighter nursing staff on evenings. A well-run program would be ideally…

Sherrie Dornberger, RN, CDONA, FACDONA, Executive Director, NADONA

Ask the Care Expert about … LPNs and IVs

Can an LPN be asked to start IVs or use a PICC line? This question is dependent on your specific Nurse Practice Act.This website has all the nurse practice sites: https://www.ncsbn.org/npa.htm. Pick your state and see the rules and practice acts available. Also, just because your state says that an LPN may do or start…

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