What’s your load? How nurses can lighten med usage
Jacqueline Vance, RNC, CDONA/LTC
Jan 23, 2014
The US Food and Drug Administration recently requested that practitioners stop prescribing combination prescription pain medications that have more than 325 mg of acetaminophen per tablet, capsule, etc.,...
Are your residents walking independently?
May 01, 2013
Attention: All nursing home staff! Why are many of your residents still sitting in wheelchairs?
Don’t get burned! Regulatory updates you need to know
Lisa Thomson, LNHA
Jan 02, 2013
As leaders in post-acute care, we need to stay abreast of the regulatory changes and its impact on our operations. In healthcare the one thing that remains consistent is change! Effective December 1, 2012,...
**UPDATED** New CMS guidance consolidates five infection control F-tags into one
Jul 23, 2009
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services recently released final changes regarding certain guidance governing infection control in long-term care facilities. The formal effective date for the revised...