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. Phasing out alarms?!?
    by al586 Feb 17, '12
    24
    morte
  2. CNA staffing cuts
    by motherof3sons Feb 9
    3
    motherof3sons
  3. Unhappy RN at LTC Avoid Extra Shifts
    by JPRN11 Feb 2
    18
    middleagednurse
  4. You Make The Big Money...
    by ricksyone Feb 9
    3
    BloomNurseRN
  5. Silent alarms
    Research by transamnurse77 Feb 6
    1
    MarggoRita
  6. Rude residents
    by lauriepat Feb 2
    10
    IowaKaren
  7. Dementia resident hoarding, shredding, destroying toilet paper
    by MemorycareRN Jan 27
    10
    chevyv
  8. Physical Therapy- help me to understand
    by ricksyone Jan 30
    25
    scashrn
  9. Pressure ulcers urgh
    by baygrl11 Jan 31
    4
    CapeCodMermaid
  10. Will hospitals look down upon my LTC experience?
    by missdini Jan 29
    3
    VANurse2010
  11. Why you LOVE geriatrics
    by NurseLeelaSmile Feb 1
  12. Working in LTC
    by smgoodlow33 Jan 31
    1
    just.me
  13. Do health shakes need MD order?
    by Loveness14 Jan 30
    4
    Sam J.
  14. No hand sanitizer, no working equipment
    by Blackcat99 Jan 28
    11
    Blackcat99
  15. New or Improved Activity ideas
    by ADC,AP-BC Jan 29
    2
    Sam J.
  16. when resident accuse staff falsly
    by coteRN Jan 27
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  17. Not the residents, not the work - It's THE STAFF!
    by sunshyne17 Dec 21, '13
    18
    OrganizedChaos
  18. Med pass followed by state...
    by KJM-RN Jan 17
    6
    Sam J.
  19. Increasing marketability
    by KRSLPN Nov 12, '13
    3
    LaneRN
  20. Working for FREE!!!!???
    by Candogal Jan 8
    24
    Candogal
  21. 11-7 meds
    by michelle126 Jan 25
    11
    lindseylpn
  22. LPN pay Assisted Living Facility in TN
    by LisaLPN7 Jan 14
    5
    Sam J.
  23. In LTC can LPN fire an CNA?
    by mzsuccess Jan 16
    10
    Sam J.
  24. LTC med pass from PYXIS?
    by BrandonLPN Jan 8
    25
    ADeks
  25. I just need to vent a little...
    8
    JBMmommy
  26. Bad CNA staff, any advice?
    by chavezm1109 Jan 19
    3
  27. When should I start applying to LTC facilities?
    by Cynnie24 Jan 20
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  28. Can anyone give me a quick rundown of what RNs do in LTC?
    by ashleyisawesome Jan 18
    7
    CapeCodMermaid
  29. Don't feel sorry for me because I work in long term care...
    by rose-n-arrows Jan 12
    35
    generalRN2008
  30. New ADON in Florida. Help please!
    by GARY_FL_NURSE May 19, '13
    3
    GARY_FL_NURSE
  31. showering residents on third shift??
    by ricksyone Jan 15
    11
    caliotter3
  32. Long term care staff retention
    by missy4cjs Jan 16
    1
    pinkiepieRN
  33. How do I handle state survey
    by itsdebraanne Jan 6
    7
    VivaLasViejas
  34. Taking off for illness
    by tracyRNBSN Jan 8
    6
    psychgeribuff
  35. Attitudes of nurses who don't work in ltc
    by lauriepat Nov 27, '13
    17
    psychgeribuff
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