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. New Nurse, New Job, Advice Needed!
    by the_murse_factor Jan 19
    1
    apoldabid
  2. What is more scary to you? Being a LTC nurse or having a non-nursing job?
    by purplegal Mar 18, '16
    246
  3. Medications from home
    by LPN9200 Jan 18
    2
    CoffeeRTC
  4. How to be the best LTC Nurse I can be
    by HELLONURSE2b502 Jan 15
    4
    CoffeeRTC
  5. Possibly being recorded
    by Papercutz Jan 15
    9
    NotYourMamasRN
  6. Critical thinking
    by coconut3431 Jan 9
    2
    CoffeeRTC
  7. "You can't call off!"
    by snow22 Jan 12
  8. Call the family???
    by Penholder Jan 10
    3
    VivaLasViejas
  9. STNA education
    by punkdmm Jan 11
  10. Morphine and end of life
    by MelissaLPN Mar 23, '11
    61
    JustinMars
  11. Texas Nurse Surveyor
    by malenursewtx Jan 10
    1
    VivaLasViejas
  12. Any Registered Nurses that are state surveyors???
    by 1964nurse Oct 14, '10
    40
    malenursewtx
  13. dealing with confused patients
    by sprintin08 Nov 16, '10
    30
    joyjan
  14. transition from hospice to LTC
    by Aunt Slappy Jan 2
    1
    amoLucia
  15. We are human too
    by IdrilRN Dec 5, '16
    32
  16. Nurse Manager/Admissions Coordinator
    3
    VivaLasViejas
  17. Forms for ltc nursing
    by Hbirnbaum Dec 28, '16
    2
    amoLucia
  18. Nursing Home Geriatric nursing
    by Sadiem Dec 23, '16
    13
    Sadiem
  19. Admission Skin Assessments
    by NurseQT Dec 18, '16
    5
    snow22
  20. Agency; time worked vs time paid?
    by inaniel88 Dec 27, '16
    6
    inaniel88
  21. LTC/GERI psych needs - your thoughts?
    by pmhnp35 Dec 22, '16
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  22. Could I be sued for neglect or lose my license over this?
    by Ccinct Dec 3, '16
    28
    tiger777
  23. RN Assisted Living Director
    by peggymarie Dec 26, '16
    1
    litbitblack
  24. Time Limit/UnderStaffing
    by Shasta630 Nov 6, '16
    4
    Macropsia
  25. Re-eval orders
    by CapeCodMermaid Dec 15, '16
    9
  26. 40 weeks pregnant and working alone
    by ShelbyaStar Dec 3, '16
    15
    amoLucia
  27. Bending and Breaking the Rules in Nursing
    Article by TheCommuter Jan 29, '13
    76
    SerenityKris
  28. Summerville Presbyterian
    by Midazzled Dec 15, '16
    1
    amoLucia
  29. ANCC gerontology exam
    by Freedom42 Feb 17, '11
    14
    walkingon
  30. Possible alleged neglect complaint... I hate snfs
    by idreamofnursing17 Nov 4, '16
    21
    Peepershops

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