June 01, 2014 - McKnight's Long Term Care News

Print Issue: June 01, 2014

LTC nurses are the most likely to be looking for new workplaces.

LTC nurses likeliest to want new setting

Most nurses find their work rewarding and satisfying. But nurses in the long-term care sector appear to be the most likely to want employment in a different setting, according to a survey from CareerBuilder and Harris Poll.

How to do it … medication management

Proper and effective medication management of controlled substances can save your facility thousands of dollars in needless waste and diversion. Most solutions are, figuratively speaking, right under your nose if you know where and how to look. Learn how to protect this valued asset, as well as your staff and residents.

CompanyBriefs June 2014

» RosieConnect LLC announced integration with PointClickCare, allowing providers to deliver resident vital signs and weights directly into the company’s EHR platform. By eliminating manual entry of vital signs and weights, providers can save time documenting, improve accuracy, and expedite the flow of critical clinical information from bedside to the resident’s electronic chart, the company said. COMS Interactive also announced a partnership with PointClickCare in May.

Veteran nurses struggle to make grade

Registered nurses with a lot of experience might have a harder time in graduate school than less seasoned nurses, according to a first-of-its-kind pilot study from California State University-San Marcos.

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