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. "State's Here!": Demystifying the Long-Term Care Survey
    Article by VivaLasViejas Feb 8, '14
    28
    styx876
  2. Therapeutic Lying With Dementia Patients
    Article by TheCommuter Jul 8, '12
    23
    nobled1
  3. We are human too
    by IdrilRN Dec 5
    24
  4. Could I be sued for neglect or lose my license over this?
    by Ccinct Dec 3
    25
    Sensibility
  5. What is more scary to you? Being a LTC nurse or having a non-nursing job?
    by purplegal Mar 18
    242
    Proudltcnurse
  6. 40 weeks pregnant and working alone
    by ShelbyaStar Dec 3
    10
    amoLucia
  7. New Nurse anxiety on the job
    by NurseSu12 Dec 2
    11
    GPatty
  8. Do I have a case against my employer?
    by Kmcnabb Nov 16
    5
    Peepershops
  9. Verbal Change in Code Status
    by littlelamb Nov 20
    3
    Glycerine82
  10. Would you Have Said Something to the Surveyor?
    by flashpoint Oct 12
    5
    sideshowstarlet
  11. Patient death
    by aspiringrn1987 Nov 16
    2
    aspiringrn1987
  12. Advice/Help for a new grad nurse
    by calexis20 Nov 14
    3
    calexis20
  13. facility implosion post-takeover
    by NFuser Oct 21
    6
    seachel02
  14. ANCC gerontology exam
    by Freedom42 Feb 17, '11
    12
    Julie Carr
  15. Time Limit/UnderStaffing
    by Shasta630 Nov 6
    3
    purplegal
  16. Why would a long-term care facility require 2 years of experience?
    by purplegal Oct 30
    17
    purplegal
  17. Irrigating a Suprapubic catheter?
    by Ash0315 Nov 10
    4
    traumaRUs
  18. Bending and Breaking the Rules in Nursing
    Article by TheCommuter Jan 29, '13
    75
    Tenebrae
  19. Possible alleged neglect complaint... I hate snfs
    20
    mtjoanna
  20. Returning to nursing
    by Brittney-LPN Nov 6
    1
    strawberryluv
  21. Patient education in subacute/snf
    by canter1221 Oct 31
    8
    Buyer beware
  22. I feel so incompetent
    by SuesquatchRN Jun 17, '10
    33
    strawberryluv
  23. Help! Is this nurse/patient ratio the norm?
    by nmaria0106 Oct 27
    11
    didi768
  24. New RN grad, working in a ltc for first time.
    by Jchitester Oct 25
    2
    Jchitester
  25. LTC nurse manager burnout?  Midlife crisis?  Psychosis??!!
    by Cxy13 Oct 12
    4
    canter1221
  26. advice
    by bigorange123 Oct 9
    3
    kmwmom
  27. Nail Care
    by 07courtney1993 Oct 4
    6
    knurse10
  28. Would you work at a facility as a nurse that you worked at as an aide?
    by Beautiful_Soul Sep 28
    5
    NurseCard
  29. My DON came to my house today
    by mtjoanna Oct 13, '15
    79
    NFuser
  30. Survey
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 8
    12
    kmwmom

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