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. Potential night LTC/ subacute needs advice!
    by RNnextstopDNP Aug 20
  2. Considering a LTC/Sub acute job, what should I ask?
    by RNnextstopDNP Aug 20
  3. Full Code patients in Long term care
    by beatrice1 Aug 13
    7
    fibroblast
  4. Investigating Falls/ Accidents
    by CoffeeRTC Jul 14
    4
    downsouthlaff
  5. Does anyone know of any nurses who were fired because they did too much overtime?
    by Blackcat99 Jul 18
    13
    downsouthlaff
  6. Patient always wants to know what her meds are for
    by Ptntcrgvr Aug 16
    3
    downsouthlaff
  7. Why night shift may not always be best for new nurses.
    by downsouthlaff Aug 20
  8. So long, farewell, adieu
    by CapeCodMermaid Aug 3
    31
    Vonique
  9. Showers in nursing home
    by Vonique Aug 19
  10. Long Term Care Nursing is Lame
    by purplegal Apr 15
    105
    NFuser
  11. Just want some opinions
    by QuietIsntAWord Aug 14
    2
    QuietIsntAWord
  12. New Grad RN's working in Nursing Homes. What's your experience?
    by grateful2010 Sep 9, '10
    15
    Avill
  13. Unit Manager Role?
    by shmajo Aug 11
    3
    CoffeeRTC
  14. Awful, Horrible Facility (Rant)
    by bluegeegoo2 Aug 13
    4
    bluegeegoo2
  15. Elder wood
    by Tippyrn Aug 14
  16. Suctioning with Distilled water ???
    by Nat07 Jul 31
    12
    sallyrnrrt
  17. Sliding up bariatric residents
    by notanumber Jul 13
    3
    NurseKatie08
  18. Can the DON make you stay for OT if the next shift doesn't show or is called off?
    by TonyaM73 May 14, '10
    47
    timlyg
  19. Long-Term Care Nursing: A Specialty In Its Own Right
    Article FAQs by TheCommuter Jun 21, '12
    30
    Joe Smith
  20. Advice for working on call?
    by jenlpn(i) Aug 2
  21. Teaching better RCA charting
    by notanumber Aug 1
    2
    notanumber
  22. Monthly changeover MAR/TAR:
    by LPNMary Mar 2, '14
    5
    ChryssyD
  23. Resident neglect lead to death?
    Poll by AnxiousWorker Mar 24
    12
    litbitblack
  24. WHAT TO DO...Nurse is refusing to give PRN medication
    by purplenurse1 Jan 18, '16
    72
  25. Training at a nursing home/rehab… What questions to ask?
    by bekind_andtrue Jul 13
    1
    SyringaSings
  26. Long Term Care Stigma
    by TruvyNurse Jul 21
    20
    pluckyduck
  27. Journal Clubs
    by Ruxi99 Jul 27
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  28. LTC's no longer accept "limited duty" or just my LTC?
    by Blackcat99 Jun 23
    14
    DebZee
  29. Making the most of orientation
    by SyringaSings Jul 23
    3
    SyringaSings
  30. Non-diapering nursing home patients
    by ASSEDO May 7, '14
    15
    BadAszFannyPak

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