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Nursing Care Plan (NCP) - Diabetes Mellitus by Mitch Posted Fri 06 Feb 2009 11:35pm Diabetes Mellitus (DM) is a chronic metabolic disorder caused by an absolute or relative deficiency of insulin, an anabolic hormone. Type 1diabetes mellitus can occur at any age and is characterized by the marked and progressive inability of the pancreas to secrete insulin because of autoimmune destruction of the beta cells. It commonly occurs in ... Read on »
What is Nurse Life Care Planning? by Victoria Powell Posted Thu 28 Oct 2010 12:00am The (ANA) defines nursing as the protection, promotion, and optimization of health and abilities, prevention of illness and injury, alleviation of suffering through the diagnosis and treatment of human response, and advocacy in the care of individuals, families, communities, and populations. The human response includes the response of the ind ... Read on »
So Tell Me About Nurse Life Care Planning by Victoria Powell Posted Mon 17 May 2010 12:00am Working as a case manager in the area of workers compensation, I heard the term life care planner, but didn’t really understand the term.  Later, while working as a legal nurse consultant, I began to hear the term more frequently.  Finally an attorney client mentioned that he needed a new life care planner and my ears finally perked up.  If my ... Read on »
Help with Care Plans and Nursing Diagnosis by Kathy Q. Registered Nurse Posted Thu 05 Jan 2012 12:00am I was working on my own lens at Squidoo today and came across a site that I thought could be helpful to those of you just learning about, or struggling to master: Nursing Diagnosis, NANDA and Care Plans . You can also find more about the Nursing Process and other nursing theories at TheNursingSite.com. Hope you find this helpful. ... Read on »
Mentally Ill in Nursing Homes Often Lack Advance Care Plans by HealthFinder Posted Thu 06 Jan 2011 12:00pm healthnewslink But they are among the groups that most need them, researchers say. THURSDAY, Jan. ... Read on »
The Role of the Nurse Life Care Planner by Victoria Powell Posted Mon 22 Feb 2010 12:00am A critical aspect of any catastrophic injury lawsuit involves the determination of the injured party’s future medical care. The life care plan is a tool that is written by a professional and often used to specifically identify all of the future care (medical and non-medical) needs of the injured party. The life care plan addresses the costs an ... Read on »
Weight Management and Fitness Forum 71st Edition by Weight Master E. Patient ExpertHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Aug 2010 1:48pm Welcome to the 71st edition of the Weight Management and Fitness Forum. We hope you enjoy these selections and come back to Weight Master for our next edition and other informative posts. Jennifer Meyer presents 50 Excellent Public Health Videos on YouTube posted at Master of Public Health . Lauren Dzuris presents Advice for Exerci ... Read on »
Riversway Nursing Home│authorstream by Lyn Chevrolet Posted Thu 15 Nov 2012 3:21am http://www.authorstream.com/Presentation/ginjiyeo-1592408-riversway-nursing-home Riversway is a well-established, purpose-built home providing nursing care for 69 people with a range of physical needs. We also provide facilities for 6 younger people with physical disabilities. The home is built over two floors with 30 single bedrooms on each f ... Read on »
Medi-Cal Planning For Skilled Nursing Home Care in California by Mom-n-Me Posted Mon 11 Oct 2010 8:04pm On e of the greatest fears of elderly Americans is that they may require nursing home care. This not only means a great loss of personal autonomy, but also a tremendous financial price. Depending on location and level of care, nursing homes cost between $35,000 and $150,000 per year. Most people end up paying for nursing home care out ... Read on »
Reports: Implementation of Health Information Technology in Long-Term Care Settings by Healthcare Research & Quality Posted Tue 27 Oct 2009 8:55am Implementation of Health Information Technology in Long-Term Care Settings: Findings from the AHRQ Health IT Portfolio Advancing Excellence in Health Care www.ahrq.gov Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Health IT Implementation of Health Information Technology in Long-Term Care Settings: Findings from the AHRQ Health IT Portfolio Prepar ... Read on »