I recently was asked a question about nursing certification. She wanted to know how she could become certified as a nurse case manager if she didn’t have the experience (which is what is required to take the exam) and no one would hire her without nursing certification in case management? Read my recommendations to her here…..
Since I’ve been a Home Care Nurse now for 13 years, I thought I would do a top 5 list of why you should consider Home Health Care.
Just like any other nursing specialty it has it’s up and downs but for the most part I still love it after all these years. Starting with the least and ending with the best… Here’s my top 5 list of why you should be a Home Care Nurse.
Nurses and social media is a hot topic these days because of recent actions by some student nurses posting pictures on Facebook. Be very careful about what you post on social media sites. It not only hurts the patient you are talking about, it hurts your nursing career as well. It’s not worth it. Nurses and social media are a great combination if used wisely. You can still tell a story without identifying a patient by choosing your words carefully!
An Independent Nurse or sometimes called RN Contractor is a nurse who is paid a flat rate for a service she or he provides. This nurse is not an employee of the company, hospital or office she may be preforming her services in. She is responsible for paying her own taxes on the income she makes and also is responsible for her own medical insurance.
Nurse Life Care Planning is an emerging field and is a specialized subset of case management that deals with catastrophic injury, personal injury, and chronic illness. It is a systematic method of identifying and quantifying the many needs of an individual, including surgeries, therapies, medicines, assisted devices, home modifications, estimated costs etc. You need to be able to project future medical and non-medical needs.