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What's in Your Nursing Bag?

Posted by Patty Jampolsky on Apr 3, 2018

Do you have home health forms on what nurses should carry in their nursing bags for home health visits?  If not...use ours!

Recommended supplies for home health nursing bags:

  • Current compact-sized drug reference book
  • Current home health care handbook
  • Road map
  • Alcohol-based hand cleaner
  • Liquid soap and paper towelsDownload Best Practices for Completing  OASIS C2 Process Measures
  • Scissors
  • Forceps
  • Thermometer covers
  • Thermometers (oral and rectal)
  • Plastic tape measure
  • Stethoscope and sphygmomanometer
  • Penlight
  • Plastic aprons
  • Sterile and non-sterile gloves
  • Cotton balls
  • Tape
  • Tongue depressors
  • Gauze (2x2 and 4x4)
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Disposable airway
  • Mask/protective eye gear
  • Disinfectant spray
  • Disposable gownsimage-nursing-bag
  • Lab supplies for venipuncture
  • Sharps container with labels

 

 

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