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    RE: LPN's in the ED

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    We have started using LPNs in our ER in our fast-track area. We pair the LPN with one of our triage RNs. The RN completes all initial physical assessments and then the LPN can take over on reassessment. Our LPNs are also trained to place IVs and are ...

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    We are a CAH, we board patients in our ER. The ER nurses care for the patients. If staffing allows in M/S, we will have a nurse come down to assist. If we have a patient deteriorate on the floor and there is a delay in getting them out of the facility, ...

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    RE: LPN's in the ED

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    We use LPN's in our fast-track area. We partner them with our Triage RN who completes initial assessments on all patients put in fast track and then the LPN can do reassessment as needed. Our LPN's are certified to place IVs, oral medication administration, ...