Attended Magnet Champion Meeting that was lead by Helene on September 23.rd Learned about accomplishments for each unit. For example, one unit had no falls for 30 days and another had no hospital acquired central line bloodstream infection (CLABSI). Helene provided the committee an update on Magnet Re-designation process. Challenges to Re-designation were discussed: new EMR taking the time of energy of staff, difficult increasing awareness of staff about re-designation, new generation “just doing their time.” Suggestions to increase awareness included spending a few minutes in daily huddles to give Magnet updates, providing tips on screensavers, having a bulletin board with updates each month, look at Magnet as “celebrating nursing.” The benefits of Magnet were discussed. The Rex Nursing Professional Practice Model were discussed.
While mammograms are one of the best known tools for early detection of breast cancer, the new guidelines say doctors no longer need to do breast exams during women 's checkups. Dr. Michelle Sahinler, a Grace Health System gynecologist, says women should do a breast self-exam monthly, and their doctor should still do a yearly exam. “I’ve detected a lump in the last year in a patient who ended up having breast cancer,” she says.
The employee then must submit certification from their PCP documenting reason for medical leave and expected time off from work. Once approved from the executive officer, the FMLA request is sent to ICA’s out-sourced human resources at CoStaff. After human resources approves the employee is able to take medical but must use all of the PTO minus one day upon their arrival back to work. While on leave, the employee must submit certification every two weeks to qualify for paid leave at 80 percent of their biweekly income. Before returning to work, the employee must submit fitness-for-duty certification and will be reinstated to their previous position, pay, and all benefits prior to
Benchmark offer classes on Tuesday and Thursday for potential foster parents. In order to be a foster parent the adult must be at least 25 years old, with a steady income, a good criminal background, good physical examination, and has to complete 20 hour of our IMPACT class. IMPACT is a class that everyone must attend which teaches the adult how to be great parents, how to deal with situations that they might have with their foster child, and CPR training. The process usually takes one month to complete. While the potential foster parents was in the IMPACT class as an intern my job was to call the potential foster parent references to see if they was good candidates and to conduct a home visit with the foster parent to see if their home was
On 12/3, APS SW Jamie Gaines spoke with Rosa Naremore about the possibility of Ms. Mullins receiving home dialysis. According to Ms. Naremore, Ms. Mullins would not have the mental capacity of what needed to be done with home dialysis. Worker explained to Ms. Naremore that Ms. Mullins had recently moved into Eagle Rest and the owner could help Ms. Mullins with the process. Ms. Naremore stated the person willing at assist would be required to attend training at Princeton from 8-12 for a month. In the training, she would learn all the requirements.
DCFS-Pahrump currently employees one family support worker. Because of the amount of families that FCF wants to serve new FSW’s will need to be hired. Our current FSW has been with the office for 10 months. She has been trained as a basic skills trainer at her former employments and will be able to utilize those skills in working with identified families.
Case management services were provided in the office. Present at the meeting were WYP (Wraparound Youth Partner) Andy Ngo and WCC (Wraparound Care Coordinator) Jody Taylor. WYP Ngo was informed the youth might be released sometime today. The youth will have to do 15 days of ACP (accountability commitment program) and 30 days of YRC (youth reporting center). The team is waiting for a conformation of the youth’s mother or the youth.
This entry will discuss the DNP student peer-reviewed presentation at the Haitian American Nurses Association (H.A.N.A) monthly meeting on March 18, 2017. The DNP student had the opportunity to speak to members who were non-health professionals, nursing students, nurses, ARNP’s and DNP’s. The DNP student had the chance to prepare for this presentation with her mentor Dr. Marie Etienne. Preparation was done via a conference call. H.AN.A’s meeting was from 7:00PM to 10:00 PM.
I would encourage Mary to put together her own support team. I would ask Mary to contact her primary medical doctor, to follow-up with all that she has accomplished after two weeks (both checking on the improvement of her health and how her for smoking cessation is
Her answer was that nursing leadership meets every two years to assess the strategic planning by using Strength, Weakness, Objectives, and Threats (SWOT) Analysis. Question two, three and four were about utilization of the strategic plan, her thought, and the strength of the strategic plan. Dr. Massengale took a moment to think, and then she replied, “It is hard to say, but the plan was to find better ways to improve the health while providing excellent care for our veterans, but it would not have been possible without involving all stakeholders in the discussion.” (J. Massengale, personal communication, 2017). She continues to say that the strength of a good succession plan, is to involve the front-line staff as well as the veterans
Although, I thoroughly enjoy working for Children’s Homecare especially the families I work for, I cannot advance my career without further education. In the last few years, I have found it difficult to work more hours, take care of my family and go to school. My husband works hard to provide for our family, nonetheless, in today’s world you need both parents working to financially make ends meet. I am scheduled to graduate May of 2018 from Stark State College with an associate’s degree in nursing. I plan to continue my education and work on my bachelor degree in nursing, while working as an RN.