Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing

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 to respond when residents say "I love you" (in a family way)
    by NurseLife4892 Jun 21
    7
    Glycerine82
  2. Refuses bath all week, complains to family hasn't been given a bath in a week?
    by nURse_dEZi Aug 13
    11
    Glycerine82
  3. CPR certification for facility
    by JBMmom Aug 25
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  4. **HELP!! ICU RN Working PRN in LTC??
    by Spoiled1 Aug 26
    20
    CoffeeRTC
  5. Mylanta For Nausea?
    by downsouthlaff Aug 25
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  6. Common meds given in LTC facilites? New nurse seeking advice
    by Beautiful_Soul Aug 21
    19
    downsouthlaff
  7. What to do when a patient falls????
    by Nurse_Tricia Apr 26, '10
    24
    downsouthlaff
  8. Are your incontinent patients truely incontinent?
    by jm_emt Aug 21
    6
    HyzenthlayLPN
  9. Did you start in LTC and leave?
    by kummerspeck Aug 12
    4
    kummerspeck
  10. Did something happen with LVN LTC pay?
    4
    TheCommuter
  11. Help with Reinserting G-Tubes
    by sideshowstarlet Aug 16
    7
    Glycerine82
  12. questioning state reporting regulations
    by LPN9200 Aug 15
    4
  13. Advice on handling/influencing problem CNAs and nurses?
    by inaniel88 Aug 18
    1
    Neats
  14. New Grads With Attitude
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 30
    34
    benegesserit
  15. SOB, Hospice, Narcotics Overload
    by inaniel88 May 8, '15
    8
    inaniel88
  16. New Grad RN's in nursing homes
    by SunshineRN79 May 10, '10
    31
    Ermac
  17. STARTING SALARY FOR NURSING HOME RNs?
    by andreaf.rn Jul 5, '11
    14
    07courtney1993
  18. Back talk
    by Grasshopper11 Aug 10
    5
    billswife
  19. Narcotic counts
    by CoffeeRTC Aug 12
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  20. Different business models in LTC
    by ShelbyaStar Aug 13
    4
    CoffeeRTC
  21. Fear of losing my license
    by Aryea, LVN Jul 24
    15
    jackiebees
  22. Can a single nurse do adequate peri-care on a patient unable to stand?
    by jm_emt Aug 8
    3
    marigold321
  23. Why do RN's avoid LTC positions?
    by amyca Jan 1, '12
    64
    kummerspeck
  24. New Grad Nurse Needing Opinions
    by aspiringrn1987 Aug 6
    4
    kummerspeck
  25. When to ship pt out to hospital? WWYD?
    by tsm007 Aug 6
    10
    CapeCodMermaid
  26. LTC's are a joke
    Nurse by baygrl11 Mar 25
    116
    NFuser
  27. If you work in a notoriously bad facility, do you get branded as a "bad" nurse?
    by catlvr Aug 1
    3
    Neats
  28. Pulse Oximeter discrepancy question
    by Robinbelle Jul 27
    5
    CryssyD
  29. Short staffed!
    by sunnyx4 Aug 3
  30. My AL facility admin have lost their minds.
    by xoemmylouox Jul 15
    7
    NurseQT
  31. Catheter Policy
    by punkdmm Jul 20
    6
    NurseQT
  32. An LTC Nurse POV: Why does it feel like Hospital ERs are bothered with Nursing Home reside
    by downsouthlaff Jul 15
    9
    benegesserit
  33. Am I overthinking this?
    by rdsxfnrn Jul 25
    5
    Mhsrnbsn
  34. HELP! Quit LTC Job without having another one
    by freedom92 Jul 27
    5
    Mhsrnbsn
  35. Signs You Won't Pass A Survey
    by Adele_Michal7 Feb 6
    21
    Pca_85revived

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