Registered Nurses (RNs) provide direct care or supervise care provided by a Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN) or Certified Nurse Aide/Home Health Aide (CNA/ HHA). They manage, observe, and evaluate patient care and teach the patient and his/her family caregiver how to maintain their care at home. Examples of skilled nursing include giving IV drugs, shots, or tube feedings; changing wound dressings; and teaching about diabetes care.
All patients have a care team that is initiated by a Registered Nurse Case Manager (RNCM). The RNCM will coordinate with all other disciplines and your physician in the development of your specific plan of care.
Comprehensive Assessment and Treatment may include: