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Skilled Nursing in MN

RN case managers, as well as visit nurses who are RNs (registered nurse) and LPNs (licensed practical nurse), perform client visits in the home. If you require medical care at home, it will be provided by or supervised by one of these skilled and experienced nurses. Nurse visits are usually ordered by your physician and are needed after a hospitalization or for an in-patient stay to undergo a particular medical procedure.

Medicare, Medicaid, Veterans Administration and many private insurance companies cover skilled nursing visits. Some of the typical client needs for skilled nursing visits include:

  • IV Therapy
  • Wound care
  • Medication management
  • Diabetic teaching and management
  • Palliative care
  • Skilled observation and assessment
  • Management and evaluation of Plan of Care education
  • Consultation and family support
  • Supervision of caregivers