The Nursing Home Setting

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The nursing home setting allowed me to practice assessment skills and to learn working with other pharmacy student from our class. There were some of the common clinical issues seen in the nursing home such as dementia care, infectious disease, fall prevention, depression, insomnia, uncontrolled diabetes, pain, urinary incontinence, and pressure ulcers. Long term care facility visit has given me an excellent opportunity to implement evidence based practice in the care of elderly patients. We were able to complete blood pressure and pain risk assessments using the SOAP notes. These gave an opportunity to use the evidence based tools and participate in planning, implementing, and documenting the plan of care with my team member. The paper
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