Registered NurseRegistered Nurses (RN) A Registered Nurse is usually the first member of our team to come to your home. The RN will explain homecare services to you, your support system and will encourage you to participate in your care.
The RN is responsible for assessing your needs and developing a care plan based on goals, you have agreed are important to you. The RN may administer your IV medication, administer your injections, perform your wound care or teach you about your illnesses and your medications.
The RN may recommend additional services such as therapy or a home health aide to ensure your have the best opportunity to meet your healthcare goals. The RN will discuss your care with your doctor’s office and will provide care based on orders received from your physician.
Skilled Nursing services include but are not limited to:
1. Wound Care Management ( surgical wound, pressure ulcer, diabetic ulcer, stasis ulcer).
2. Wound V.A.C ./ NPWT / HEMOVAC.
3. IV antibiotic therapy via various access lines such: PICC line, Central line care and maintenance.
4. IV Hydration / Electrolyte Therapy.
5. SQ administration / IM medications (B-12, Procrit, Lovenox, Epogen, Insulin etc).
6. Total Parenteral Nutrition.
7. Enteral Nutrition (NGT / GT)
8. Care / Maintenance of CVAD, PICC, port a catheter, etc.
9. Care / Maintenance of indwelling Foley catheter, Urostomy, Ileal conduit, Nerphrostomy tubes, etc.
10. Jackson-Pratt, Blake drain care, Pneumovac, VP shunt care etc.