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Patty Jampolsky

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Nursing Care Plan for Renal Failure

For the patient with renal failure, in addition to assessing Urinary Incontinence M1610 and Shortness of breath on M1400, also include these MyHomecareBiz Best Practice assessment strategies and and our nursing care plan for renal failure.

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Dec 6, 2016

Home Health: National Handwashing Awareness Week 12/4-12/10/2016

This year the week of December 4 to December 10, 2016 is National Handwashing Awareness Week.  We all know that Practicing hand hygiene in home health is a simple yet effective way to prevent infections.

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Dec 2, 2016

Home Health Best Practices for GERD - Skilled Nursing Teaching and Care Plan

For the patient with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), in addition to feeding and eating ability on OASIS C M1870, also include these Best Practice assessment strategies:  

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Nov 29, 2016

Best Practices for Home Health Aide Supervisory Visits

Include the following evidence-based best clinical practices for performing Home Health Aide supervisory visits:

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Nov 15, 2016

OASIS C1 - Best Practices for Aide Supervisory Visits

Include the following evidence-based OASIS C1 Home Health best clinical practices for performing supervisory visits:

The objective of the home health supervisory visit is to determine...

  1. if the aide is following the careplan,
  2. if the careplan is meeting the patient's needs,
  3. if the...

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Jul 21, 2016

OASIS C/C1 - Best Practices for Completing M2020 Oral Medications Mgmt

Include the following evidence-based OASIS C/C1 best clinical practices for (M2020) Management of Oral Medications: the patient's current ability to prepare and take all oral medications reliably and safely, including administration of the correct dosage at the appropriate...

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Apr 23, 2015

SmartDX Blog 1 - OASIS C1 - Best Practices for Assessing M1242 Pain

Include the following evidence-based OASIS C best clinical practices for M1242 Pain Frequency:

(M1242) Frequency of Pain Interfering with patient's activity or movement

Identifies frequency with which pain interferes with patient’s activities, with treatments if prescribed.

A...

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Jan 20, 2015

OASIS Home Health - Best Practices for Aide Supervisory Visits

Include the following evidence-based OASIS Home Health best clinical practices for performing supervisory visits:

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Jan 13, 2015