Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

How to get a patient with dementia to take their BP meds? How to provide care to both a husband and wife who are residents of your nursing home? How do geriatric patients differ from others when evaluating skin integrity? These and many other current topics are being discussed in Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing. Come on in.

  1. How long does it takes a 11-7 nurse to pass medication.
    by debbyw Feb 18
    4
    TheCommuter
  2. Med error for missing an incorrect chart check
    by countrygirl1234 Feb 20
    2
    CoffeeRTC
  3. New 11-7 shift supervisor position
    by pinkiepieRN Sep 10, '13
    10
    RNZenpeaceful
  4. "You can't call off!"
    by snow22 Jan 12
    16
    NurseQT
  5. New Grad RN- Drowning in overloaded LTC setting- LOW STAFFING!
    by Jaimie.RN Oct 31, '11
    27
    Keepswimming92
  6. RN - Crushing medications
    by DDdove Feb 18, '15
    27
    Elladora
  7. Thinking of quitting after orientation
    by Anonymousnurse Feb 10
    7
  8. Do all LTC facilities have RN's?
    by cgb937 Feb 12
    17
    CapeCodMermaid
  9. Assisted living
    by sistasoul Feb 8
    5
    amoLucia
  10. Geriatric Unit
    by kingvonnBSN2017 Feb 11
    3
    CoffeeRTC
  11. facility implosion post-takeover
    by NFuser Oct 21, '16
    10
    kbrn2002
  12. Is working as LPN in Nursing home easy?
    by PoppyLizz Jan 26
    13
    walkingon
  13. New grad nursing home charge nurse.. help?!
    by Bairkr Aug 7, '10
    28
    havefaith21
  14. Saying goodbye
    by dogmom2016 Jan 31
    3
    dogmom2016
  15. Documenting on patient falls or what looks like one in LTC
    by lumbarpain May 18, '12
    31
    CapeCodMermaid
  16. Infection Control Rounds
    by CapeCodMermaid Feb 1
  17. Staff Development duties
    by CapeCodMermaid Jan 30
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  18. Mandatory inservices for CNA in CA
    by princeoffyre Jan 26
    1
    CoffeeRTC
  19. Longterm care horrendous working conditions.
    by danij040866 Jan 17
    9
    danij040866
  20. LTC Charting: A Beginner's Guide
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jan 15, '14
    59
    TheCommuter
  21. How to be the best LTC Nurse I can be
    by HELLONURSE2b502 Jan 15
    5
    snow22
  22. Medications from home
    by LPN9200 Jan 18
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  23. New Nurse, New Job, Advice Needed!
    by the_murse_factor Jan 19
    3
    aspiringrn1987
  24. What is more scary to you? Being a LTC nurse or having a non-nursing job?
    by purplegal Mar 18, '16
    248
    didi768
  25. Possibly being recorded
    by Papercutz Jan 15
    9
    NotYourMamasRN
  26. Critical thinking
    by coconut3431 Jan 9
    2
    CoffeeRTC
  27. Call the family???
    by Penholder Jan 10
    3
    VivaLasViejas
  28. STNA education
    by punkdmm Jan 11
  29. Morphine and end of life
    by MelissaLPN Mar 23, '11
    61
    JustinMars
  30. Texas Nurse Surveyor
    by malenursewtx Jan 10
    1
    VivaLasViejas

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