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. Will hospitals look down upon my LTC experience?
    by missdini Jan 29
    3
    VANurse2010
  2. Why you LOVE geriatrics
    by NurseLeelaSmile Feb 1
  3. Working in LTC
    by smgoodlow33 Jan 31
    1
    just.me
  4. Do health shakes need MD order?
    by Loveness14 Jan 30
    4
    Sam J.
  5. No hand sanitizer, no working equipment
    by Blackcat99 Jan 28
    11
    Blackcat99
  6. New or Improved Activity ideas
    by ADC,AP-BC Jan 29
    2
    Sam J.
  7. when resident accuse staff falsly
    by coteRN Jan 27
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  8. Not the residents, not the work - It's THE STAFF!
    by sunshyne17 Dec 21, '13
    18
    OrganizedChaos
  9. Med pass followed by state...
    by KJM-RN Jan 17
    6
    Sam J.
  10. Increasing marketability
    by KRSLPN Nov 12, '13
    3
    LaneRN
  11. Working for FREE!!!!???
    by Candogal Jan 8
    24
    Candogal
  12. 11-7 meds
    by michelle126 Jan 25
    11
    lindseylpn
  13. LPN pay Assisted Living Facility in TN
    by LisaLPN7 Jan 14
    5
    Sam J.
  14. In LTC can LPN fire an CNA?
    by mzsuccess Jan 16
    10
    Sam J.
  15. LTC med pass from PYXIS?
    by BrandonLPN Jan 8
    25
    ADeks
  16. I just need to vent a little...
    8
    JBMmommy
  17. Bad CNA staff, any advice?
    by chavezm1109 Jan 19
    3
  18. When should I start applying to LTC facilities?
    by Cynnie24 Jan 20
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  19. Can anyone give me a quick rundown of what RNs do in LTC?
    by ashleyisawesome Jan 18
    7
    CapeCodMermaid
  20. Don't feel sorry for me because I work in long term care...
    by rose-n-arrows Jan 12
    35
    generalRN2008
  21. New ADON in Florida. Help please!
    by GARY_FL_NURSE May 19, '13
    3
    GARY_FL_NURSE
  22. showering residents on third shift??
    by ricksyone Jan 15
    11
    caliotter3
  23. Long term care staff retention
    by missy4cjs Jan 16
    1
    pinkiepieRN
  24. How do I handle state survey
    by itsdebraanne Jan 6
    7
    VivaLasViejas
  25. Taking off for illness
    by tracyRNBSN Jan 8
    6
    psychgeribuff
  26. Attitudes of nurses who don't work in ltc
    by lauriepat Nov 27, '13
    17
    psychgeribuff
  27. HHN treatments
    by ncarranza Jan 14
    3
    amoLucia
  28. New grad nursing home charge nurse.. help?!
    by Bairkr Aug 7, '10
    23
    kath7880
  29. Falls QM Report
    by g8torlpn69 Jan 15
  30. Is your central supply room locked on the 11-7 shift?
    by Blackcat99 Dec 26, '13
    29
    Anne36
  31. writing telephone orders
    by nurse4lyfe37 Jan 5
    22
    nurse4lyfe37
  32. SNF Resurvey AGAIN. License may be at risk. RN wants to quit job.
    by MsNiceNurse Dec 9, '13
    17
    fultzymom
  33. Most effective way to apply for LTC as new grad?
    by Cynnie24 Jan 8
    4
    vintagemother
  34. When a med runs out
    by CYoungLPN Apr 9, '13
    17
    beshacohen
  35. worked for one month after graduating
    by kath7880 Jan 8
    4
    CapeCodMermaid
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