State Survey

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medical documentation

by Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA, CLTC

In my role as a consultant and educator, I thought it would be interesting to acquire a handful of perspectives from wound care providers who work in the long-term care arena, and explore their responses.

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by Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA, CLTC

As a traveling wound care educator for physicians, I am observing many changes within the state survey process for long-term care. Wound care physicians working in long-term care are feeling the same anxiety that facility leaders and staff members are, as the time nears the window for an annual state survey.

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band aid treats

by Cheryl Carver, LPN, WCC, CWCA, FACCWS, DAPWCA, CLTC

It is getting close to Halloween! Halloween is one of my favorite holidays, so lets have some fun with the serious subject of long-term care facility state surveys, which can occur regardless of the holidays...