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What's in Your Home Health Nursing Bag?

Posted by Melissa Cott on Mar 4, 2021

Do you have guidelines 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 towels
  • Scissors
  • Forceps
  • Thermometer coversDownload QAPI  Inservice Training Template
  • 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 gowns
  • Lab supplies for venipuncture
  • Sharps container with labels


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