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  • Re: Has everyone heard of Medication Aides?

    We have med aides here in Maryland in the Assisted living facilities.&nbsp; For awhile they had a few in NH but guess it wasn't working out because now I notice its all LPNs in Nh passing meds.&nbsp; My dad is in Nh now so I feel so much better that a licensed person is passing meds. I am a nurse- graduated 21 yrs ago.&nbsp; I still look meds up ...
    Posted to LPN Forums (Forum) by Teri Gee on February 3, 2008
  • Re: RE:Has everyone heard of Medication Aides?

    Unononehigher: I am/was a certified&nbsp;Medication Aide and I take/took great pride&nbsp;in the work that I did. Why&nbsp;would some one hate&nbsp;a ''medication aide?'' We are all there&nbsp;for the greater purpose and bigger picture...patient care. So is it that you&nbsp;''hate the job and its scope of practice or do you hate the people that ...
    Posted to LPN Forums (Forum) by Teri Gee on January 8, 2008
  • Re: RE:Has everyone heard of Medication Aides?

    I took a 3 yr break from nursing in 2001 to recover from a liver transplant due to Hep C- (NOT work related) and when I came back to work in 03' there were medications aides in place at every LTC facility here, plus in doctors offices and urgent care places.&nbsp; And assisted living especially.&nbsp; I went back to work in an assisted living ...
    Posted to LPN Forums (Forum) by Teri Gee on January 8, 2008
  • Re: private duty nursing

    After years in LTC, trying correntional nursing and then getting into home health, I have to say I prefer home health by leaps and bounds.&nbsp; I started my own company and do my own thing.&nbsp; I get my own clients and love being able to set my own schedule, set my own pay scale,and can treat ''my'' clients like I think an elderly patient ought ...
    Posted to LPN Forums (Forum) by Teri Gee on December 30, 2007