LaMoure County, North Dakota

Summary of Nursing Services
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Nurses are available to see clients for the following services during regular office hours (no appointment necessary unless indicated):

    Health Assessments including

      Blood Pressure

      Blood Sugar Testing

      Hemoglobin Testing

      Vital Sign Monitoring

      Height and Weight

      Ear checks (infection, wax)

      Ear Irrigations

    TB (tuberculosis) Testing

    Lipid profile (cholesterol) - Monday, Tuesday, & Thursday mornings (by appointment only)

    Foot-care clinics 3 times monthly (by appointment only)

    Immunizations - Mondays (by appointment)

    Medication monitoring and setup - Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday (by appointment)

    Therapeutic purposes by Doctor's order (i.e. dressing changes, suture removal, catheter care, etc)

    Allergy Injections

    Lice Checks

    Rash Assessments

Homes:

Home visits are scheduled by appointment which is limited to once per week per client.  All ages are eligible for home visitations, newborn to elderly. Clients may receive home visitations by an RN for the following services:

    Blood Pressure, Pulse, Respiration monitoring

    Blood Sugar Testing

    Medication Set Up and Monitoring

    Foot Care

    Weight Monitoring

    Other Nursing Services by Doctor Orders

Home clients meet a minimum of two of the following criteria:

    Limited mobility without assistance

    Visual handicap

    Dementia

    Dexterity problems

    Inability to complete task without supervision

    Unstable medical condition

    Physician order

Referrals can be made by:

    Clients themselves or Family Members

    Physicians, Nurses, Other Health Care Providers

    Schools, Social Workers, Other Agencies, or Concerned Citizens

County Nursing Health Maintenance Sites:

Health Maintenance clinics are conducted by nurses who provide the following services at the locations listed below:

    Blood Pressure, Pulse, Respiration Monitoring

    Blood Sugar Testing

    Hemoglobin

    Supervision of Prescription Medications

    Health counseling

    Immunizations

    Foot and Nail care

Special Programs

1.  Newborn Follow-Up

Offers by phone and/or home visitation health information and counseling to mothers regarding normal and/or abnormal happenings postpartum and for the newborn.

2.  Injury Prevention Programs

LCPHD conducts bicycle safety programs, safety information for latch-key children, and buckle-up (seat belt) safety information.



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