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. Ace wraps for edema in foot/leg
    by yooperPN Jul 27, '11
    10
    TF. LPN
  2. How is like working in an SNF?
    by Life22feb Sep 16
    7
  3. IV Certification
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 19
    3
    deliriumtrigg3r
  4. What to do when a patient falls????
    by Nurse_Tricia Apr 26, '10
    25
    debelse56
  5. My Preceptor Let Me Drown
    by kbvn3210 Sep 20
    4
    kbvn3210
  6. Working in former nursing home as new grad
    by walxii Sep 17
    1
    Ruby Vee
  7. Working in Nursing home is all the same?
    by bigorange123 Sep 12
    12
    benegesserit
  8. Why do RN's avoid LTC positions?
    by amyca Jan 1, '12
    66
    benegesserit
  9. How long??
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 14
    1
    caliotter3
  10. WHAT TO DO...Nurse is refusing to give PRN medication
    by purplenurse1 Jan 18
    63
    kmhlpn301
  11. What is SNF equivalent for ALF Wellness Nurse?
    by SquishyRN Sep 3, '13
    2
  12. Counting Liquid NARCS
    by ltcnurse4u Sep 9
    5
  13. Feeling unsure about settling down?
    by snow22 Sep 13
    3
    HyzenthlayLPN
  14. Are your incontinent patients truely incontinent?
    by jm_emt Aug 21
    10
    HyzenthlayLPN
  15. how to stay organized at a LTC home
    by patcheslatches Aug 31
    3
    ShelbyaStar
  16. Do you think a Bsn will ever be required for staff Rn's in LTC?
    by smartnurse1982 Sep 8
    2
    CCU BSN RN
  17. **HELP!! ICU RN Working PRN in LTC??
    by Spoiled1 Aug 26
    24
    Spoiled1
  18. Meal times
    by ltcnurse4u Sep 10
    1
    ktwlpn
  19. STARTING SALARY FOR NURSING HOME RNs?
    by andreaf.rn Jul 5, '11
    15
  20. New Grad RN's in nursing homes
    by SunshineRN79 May 10, '10
    32
  21. Narcotic counts
    by CoffeeRTC Aug 12
    4
  22. Did something happen with LVN LTC pay?
    5
    strawberryluv
  23. Any Registered Nurses that are state surveyors???
    by 1964nurse Oct 14, '10
    39
    fecitim
  24. How to respond when residents say "I love you" (in a family way)
    by NurseLife4892 Jun 21
    8
    walkingon
  25. Refuses bath all week, complains to family hasn't been given a bath in a week?
    by nURse_dEZi Aug 13
    11
    Glycerine82
  26. CPR certification for facility
    by JBMmom Aug 25
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  27. Mylanta For Nausea?
    by downsouthlaff Aug 25
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  28. Common meds given in LTC facilites? New nurse seeking advice
    by Beautiful_Soul Aug 21
    19
    downsouthlaff
  29. Did you start in LTC and leave?
    by kummerspeck Aug 12
    4
    kummerspeck
  30. Help with Reinserting G-Tubes
    by sideshowstarlet Aug 16
    7
    Glycerine82
  31. questioning state reporting regulations
    by LPN9200 Aug 15
    4
  32. Advice on handling/influencing problem CNAs and nurses?
    by inaniel88 Aug 18
    1
    Neats
  33. New Grads With Attitude
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 30
    34
    benegesserit
  34. SOB, Hospice, Narcotics Overload
    by inaniel88 May 8, '15
    8
    inaniel88
  35. Back talk
    by Grasshopper11 Aug 10
    5
    billswife

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