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.

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  1. Impaired nurse - where to go?
    by ocean.baby Oct 22
    13
    poppycat
  2. When entering orders, please remember....
    by LPNBearColumbus Oct 14
    31
    qpasa1414
  3. Need advice about working in LTC-subacute floor
    by Shayrey Apr 29, '11
    14
    JMF7755
  4. New RN hired on the spot during an interview in a Assisted Living
    by lllenjolll Dec 9, '13
    14
    twinsmom788
  5. Before I get hired in a LTC... WTH!!!
    by Imsofocused Oct 16
    13
    twinsmom788
  6. Drowning in LTC
    by lakencassady Aug 15
    23
    lakencassady
  7. Lacking Skills After a Year
    by florence2012 Jan 7
    8
    florence2012
  8. No specific training, total disorganization - is this normal?
    by Silverpointe Oct 12
    12
    Silverpointe
  9. Is this crazy?  Nurse to Pt. ratio
    Poll by nettiemaria5 Sep 17
    7
    milfordmom
  10. Funny & Cute Things Our Demented Patients Say
    Article by TheCommuter Aug 15, '12
    82
    TheCommuter
  11. How do you deal with dementia residents?
    by godlycreations Oct 15
    7
  12. Too many ABTs?!
    by jojo489 Oct 17
    4
    casi
  13. First time at a nursing home
    by Nica-RN May 10
    8
    rm89
  14. med cart keys
    by wakitese Oct 13
    12
    Nica-RN
  15. Charge Nurse?
    by EmpathyInAction Oct 3
    12
    EmpathyInAction
  16. Resignation Advice
    by momrn94 Oct 19
    5
    amoLucia
  17. First job out of nursing school in LTC...any advice
    by NurseM2011 Aug 14, '11
    22
    LPN.in.Miami.FL
  18. How many of you RNs started in LTC, SNF, or rehab environment and moved on?
    by Cynnie24 Oct 17
    3
    vampiregirl
  19. Left w/out authorization
    by Phoenix2541 Oct 14
    1
    kiszi
  20. Please give me advice....
    by clh8987 Oct 12
    10
    cowboy up
  21. Diabetic Foot Ulcer with Necrosis
    by csulb2012 Oct 15
    4
    kiszi
  22. Need help understanding
    by thisissnowflake Oct 16
    1
    firstinfamily
  23. Dealing With Death After Personal Tragedy
    by bluegeegoo2 Oct 13
    5
    bluegeegoo2
  24. Recurring Pediculosis
    by vintagemother Oct 2
    14
    vintagemother
  25. First death....
    by clh8987 Oct 12
    4
    ktwlpn
  26. Have you ever called Corporate at LTC?
    by Blackcat99 Oct 11
    6
    Blackcat99
  27. What an awesome feeling!
    by NurseQT Oct 11
    5
    kbrn2002
  28. Do we serve a tray
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 8
    12
  29. med cart keys
    by wakitese Oct 12
    4
    big al lpn
  30. legal mandation length (illinois)?
    by rad10 Sep 29
    11
    ktwlpn
  31. Do you have to call your nurse manager before you call the doctor?
    by Blackcat99 Sep 27
    13
    LaRN
  32. Senior Competency Testing
    2
    Esme12
  33. Base pay of RN BSN in LTC
    by RNinject Jun 5
    28
    JuneSmith
  34. NH Residents without ID bands
    by Silverpointe Oct 2
    8
    EmpathyInAction
  35. Re-directing tips needed for Alzheimer's/behavior pts
    FAQs by bluegeegoo2 May 4, '08
    68
    EmpathyInAction
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