Institute: ONC | Component: 2 | Unit: 6 | Lecture: c | Slide: 7
Institute:Office of National Coordinator (ONC) Workforce Training Curriculum
Component:The Culture of Health Care
Unit:Nursing Care Processes
Lecture:Nursing routines and procedures including performing invasive procedures, administering medication, documenting procedures, and using technology
Slide content:Long-Term-Care Nursing Long-term-care nurses Provide ongoing care for chronic illness or disability Help patients with daily living, non-medical needs, medical problems, and emergencies Work in assisted-living facilities, nursing homes, or skilled nursing facilities 7
Slide notes:Long-term-care nurses work with patients who need substantial ongoing care for a chronic illness or disability. They often provide this care in assisted-living facilities or nursing homes. Long-term-care nurses might help patients with daily activities, such as getting dressed, or help manage a patients medical problems, such as by giving medication. They also handle emergency situations. They must follow the regulatory requirements of the facility where they work. Long-term-care nurses often get to know their patients well as they care for them. These nurses take care of each patients medical needs but also consider the patients non-medical needs, such as their social needs. 7