Long-Term Care

Is an RN required to co-sign with an LPN when they do their sections on the MDS?

MDS 3.0 Insider, January 24, 2011

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Q: Is an RN required to co-sign with an LPN when they do their sections on the MDS? Our facility has us co-sign but I thought the LPN could sign on their own attesting to their section for accuracy, and an RN just had to sign that the assessment was complete.

 
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