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. Resident neglect lead to death?
    Poll by AnxiousWorker Mar 24
    8
    CapeCodMermaid
  2. Too much Morphine-scopolamine+stesolide
    by KarinBe Mar 14
    7
    KarinBe
  3. Pocket guides and references
    by FitMommyRN1608 Mar 25
  4. Please, It's a brief - not a diaper
    by Glycerine82 Mar 20
    5
    blackribbon
  5. LTC NP
    by NPwoman Mar 24
    1
    NPwoman
  6. End of shift narc count
    by NurseQT Mar 13
    2
    Tippyrn
  7. Orientation Check List (LTC/Assisted Living) for RN/LPN
    by Julia125# Mar 22
    1
    notanumber
  8. I was reported by the social worker.........
    by Vonique Oct 15, '10
    52
    Glycerine82
  9. Being friends with residents on Facebook
    by CapeCodMermaid Mar 5
    24
    Glycerine82
  10. Inconsiderate Co-workers/Shift Change
    by bluegeegoo2 Jan 8, '14
    15
    TheCommuter
  11. Nursing Home, chronic understaffing, and dealing with profit driven business owners?
    by AnOldsterRN Mar 15
    6
    Proverbs16:24
  12. How negotiate your salary
    by pretty70 Mar 15
    2
    Valcorie34
  13. Complaint from BON
    by Phoenix1565 Mar 4
    3
    AnOldsterRN
  14. Staff Development Woes
    by CapeCodMermaid Feb 23
    8
    CapeCodMermaid
  15. Advice/Tips for training new LPN's in LTC
    by pwife2015 Mar 11
    2
    amoLucia
  16. Geriatric Unit
    by kingvonnBSN2017 Feb 11
    4
    kingvonnBSN2017
  17. Don't  wake the Dr, Or maybe I should?
    by Beautiful_Soul Mar 3
    7
    TheCommuter
  18. Unit Manager Position
    by HopefulRN7 Mar 1
    5
    HopefulRN7
  19. Thinking of quitting after orientation
    by Anonymousnurse Feb 10
    8
    Sharksparks
  20. Why do RN's avoid LTC positions?
    by amyca Jan 1, '12
    69
    AnOldsterRN
  21. Law that med carts are to be moved every 15 minutes?
    by Thehockeycoach Mar 5
    7
    Angry LPN
  22. I just need to vent.
    by NurseNick4994 Mar 6
  23. New 11-7 shift supervisor position
    by pinkiepieRN Sep 10, '13
    11
    amoLucia
  24. Assisted living
    by sistasoul Feb 8
    10
    amoLucia
  25. Incontinence/UTI in SNF/AL
    by dxbcoaching Feb 24
    2
    CoffeeRTC
  26. MO CNA test??
    by EmarieRT Feb 28
  27. Is it OK to give baking soda and water to LTC patient without a doctor order?
    by Blackcat99 Nov 27, '12
    26
    amoLucia
  28. RN - Crushing medications
    by DDdove Feb 18, '15
    28
    Here.I.Stand
  29. Is this pt. abandonment
    by Orion81 Feb 20
    16
    Orion81
  30. How long does it takes a 11-7 nurse to pass medication.
    by debbyw Feb 18
    4
    TheCommuter

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