Every person or organization that accesses, requests or receives medical records needs to be aware of the laws surrounding confidently and protection of medical records. Federal law is updated periodically and includes information on what must be done to comply with the law.
In the field of Life Care Planning, ...Read More
The International Association of Rehabilitation Professionals (IARP) Annual Conference is taking place November 12-13 virtually. The conference will offer sessions that go beyond the broad spectrum into the fine detail of the expert’s methodology, introduce new ideas and skills for rehabilitation and life care planning professionals, and create opinions based ...Read More
Chronic back pain can affect day-to-day functioning during work or to just being able to sleep, let alone enjoying daily activities. Conservative treatment for back injuries and pain can include medications, exercise, physical therapy, massage, etc. However, when this type of pain management fails to achieve progress and improvement, more ...Read More
Nary, Young, and Renault developed a 31-page pdf titled “Making Homes Visitable: A Guide for Wheelchair Users and Hosts”, which details the importance of considering ways to make homes visitable for those with mobility limitations, such as those who use walkers, wheelchairs, scooters, etc.
The pdf discusses what a visitable ...Read More
Dawn Cook’s article “Replacement Intervals in Life Care Planning” was recently published in the Fall 2020 issue of the Journal of Nurse Life Care Planning (AANCLP). The AANCLP has been providing peer-reviewed excellence in life care planning since 2006.
This article details how to determine replacement intervals for ...Read More
A stairlift, also commonly referred to as a chair lift, is a quiet comfortable piece of equipment used to assist with stair mobility. It allows the user to sit on a chair that slides up and down a track with a button or remote, giving a person access to the ...Read More
An acquired brain injury is a traumatic or non-traumatic brain injury that occurs after birth, is not hereditary, congenital or degenerative. A traumatic brain injury occurs as a result of an open or non-open injury caused by an external force, for example, from a fall, motor vehicle collision, sports injury, ...Read More
The month of June is Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) awareness month. Although this disorder used to be called “shell shock,” as it often affects war veterans, PTSD can affect anyone who has experienced a traumatic event that involved a real or perceived threat of injury or death. It happens due ...Read More
For Life Care Plans and Rebuttals, Future Medical Cost Projections, Medical Bill Reviews, and Nursing Standard of Care:
Telephone Dawn Cook, RN at 702-544-2159
Important information to discuss:
- Trial dates and location
- Potential conflicts
- Potential physicians or experts to communicate with
- Records and bills
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The American Association of Nurse Life Care Planners (AANLCP) defines a life care plan as a plan that outlines an individual’s needs throughout the healthcare continuum, in multiple settings, and throughout life expectancy. A Life Care Plan must be flexible, with provisions for periodic re-evaluations and updates. Source: American Association ...Read More