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. 8hr vs 12hr shifts in ltc
    by RNinIN Feb 12
    8
    Havin' A Party!
  2. Fatal Med Error
    by AtheistRN Feb 13
    7
    Havin' A Party!
  3. LTC job and schoolwork
    by cazach0122 Feb 11
    13
    cazach0122
  4. Is your DON allowed to pass meds?
    by brandiking Feb 12
    14
    AngelicDarkness
  5. Geriatric lovers, loss and the nursing intervention.
    Article by SandandSandwiches Jan 21
    11
    secondlifen2b
  6. Resident's names in a text message
    by SleeepyRN Jan 31
    20
    VivaLasViejas
  7. Will I ever hack it?
    by SleeepyRN Feb 14
    7
    NurseNightOwl
  8. Snow stories
    by bethann2727 Feb 4
    11
    lauriepat
  9. Seniors' texting
    by CapeCodMermaid Feb 6
    12
    IowaKaren
  10. How can I get a job in LTC/SNF as a new nurse
    by DixieGrace Feb 11
    7
    CapeCodMermaid
  11. LTC facility with Joint Comission  Accreditation
    by souleater11 Feb 14
    1
    document
  12. Here's a new one:  chart assessments before midnight.....
    by mom-wife-nurse Feb 4
    42
    NurseNightOwl
  13. Administration at LTC?
    by Nursearaeg Feb 12
    1
    NurseNightOwl
  14. Long Term Hell
    Poll by Yuriel718 Feb 13
  15. Indiana RN
    by 1 Nurse Nana Feb 11
  16. not enough CNAs
    by SleeepyRN Feb 5
    21
    tasha92337
  17. Phasing out alarms?!?
    by al586 Feb 17, '12
    24
    morte
  18. CNA staffing cuts
    by motherof3sons Feb 9
    3
    motherof3sons
  19. Unhappy RN at LTC Avoid Extra Shifts
    by JPRN11 Feb 2
    18
    middleagednurse
  20. You Make The Big Money...
    by ricksyone Feb 9
    3
    BloomNurseRN
  21. Silent alarms
    Research by transamnurse77 Feb 6
    1
    MarggoRita
  22. Rude residents
    by lauriepat Feb 2
    10
    IowaKaren
  23. Dementia resident hoarding, shredding, destroying toilet paper
    by MemorycareRN Jan 27
    10
    chevyv
  24. Physical Therapy- help me to understand
    by ricksyone Jan 30
    25
    scashrn
  25. Pressure ulcers urgh
    by baygrl11 Jan 31
    4
    CapeCodMermaid
  26. Will hospitals look down upon my LTC experience?
    by missdini Jan 29
    3
    VANurse2010
  27. Why you LOVE geriatrics
    by NurseLeelaSmile Feb 1
  28. Working in LTC
    by smgoodlow33 Jan 31
    1
    just.me
  29. Do health shakes need MD order?
    by Loveness14 Jan 30
    4
    Sam J.
  30. No hand sanitizer, no working equipment
    by Blackcat99 Jan 28
    11
    Blackcat99
  31. New or Improved Activity ideas
    by ADC,AP-BC Jan 29
    2
    Sam J.
  32. when resident accuse staff falsly
    by coteRN Jan 27
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  33. Not the residents, not the work - It's THE STAFF!
    by sunshyne17 Dec 21, '13
    18
    OrganizedChaos
  34. Med pass followed by state...
    by KJM-RN Jan 17
    6
    Sam J.
  35. Increasing marketability
    by KRSLPN Nov 12, '13
    3
    LaneRN
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