So Many New Regulations, So Little Time: The Implementation of Phase 1

By Jessica Kunkler, MA, Staff Writer - March 07, 2017

Having so much to do from day to day in addition to there being a seemingly endless list of regulations to implement can give any director of nursing services (DNS) tunnel vision. It’s almost hard to forget that you aren’t alone in your work and that DNSs across the country are struggling with similar challenges. We asked Shelly Acus, RN, DNS-CT, DNS for Maple Knoll Village in Ohio, and nurse consultant Linda Winston, RN, MSN, BS, DNS-MT, RAC-CT, how things have gone since November 28, 2016, and what their best tips for compliance are.