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. RN Supervisor (weekends ONLY) in LTC/SNF?
    by nervousnurse Mar 20, '13
    7
    kmarie724
  2. Does your facility have horrible dietary staff turnover?
    by nervousnurse Aug 1, '13
    6
    nervousnurse
  3. Medication Errors....
    by momandstudent Aug 10, '13
    31
    MarggoRita
  4. Fired for the second time... by THE SAME DON.
    by NurseCard Aug 16, '13
    5
    NyteshiftLVN
  5. Electronic Medical Records
    by KRSLPN Aug 18, '13
    3
    chrisrn24
  6. How do you provide 8 hours of care in 12.5 min
    by Lynn52 Aug 17, '13
    6
    chrisrn24
  7. Preparing for "State"---what does your facility do?  Inservices, reading?
    by nervousnurse Jun 14, '13
    16
    june90
  8. Need a pick me up! Or just tell me its going to be okay!!
    by becerril.k Aug 13, '13
    5
    misted
  9. New Grads, What Do You Expect
    by CapeCodMermaid Aug 13, '13
    4
    JBMmommy
  10. Per diem at a ltc facility
    by shopaholic42488 Jun 14, '13
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  11. Nursing Educators
    by Daltontna Aug 14, '13
    6
    thenursemandy
  12. what needs to be done for a new admission
    by SleeepyRN Aug 9, '13
    10
    terraqueous
  13. Re-admission orders not done for TWO DAYS!!! (seriously??)
    by nervousnurse Aug 13, '13
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  14. Finally got a job
    by cincin1222 Jul 20, '13
    5
    NurseNightOwl
  15. accu checks in ltc
    by cincin1222 Aug 5, '13
    11
    chrisrn24
  16. Saying good bye to LTC....
    by blessedmomma247 Aug 9, '13
    4
    TheCommuter
  17. Tell the CNA to clock out and go home
    by Blackcat99 Feb 26, '13
    50
    SleeepyRN
  18. RESIGNED TO WHAT?
    by BJO1 Aug 9, '13
    2
  19. Death Notification
    by Floridatrail2006 Aug 7, '13
    8
    jenrak
  20. lpn documentation in a long term cate facility
    by keriparis Aug 9, '13
    1
    JustBeachyNurse
  21. Sexual activity between dementia residents, (news article)
    by *LadyJane* Jul 22, '13
    11
    *LadyJane*
  22. double briefing
    by delgwood Aug 8, '13
    2
    MarggoRita
  23. ADON/LPN Fired after 13 years of service!! Your thoughts?
    by downsouthlaff Jul 14, '13
    7
    withasmilelpn
  24. How to make up for this
    by SadCNA Jul 30, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  25. RNs who work in Long Term Facilities
    by PatriceRN1004 Jul 5, '13
    13
    jacquelyn.
  26. primary care physician versus POAHC
    by steve40 Aug 3, '13
    2
    ktwlpn
  27. New Advice. Please Help
    by cangel Jul 30, '13
    5
    systoly
  28. Worst mistake you've made as a CNA?/am i in trouble?
    by anewcna Aug 2, '13
    5
    Pangea Reunited
  29. Bringing kids to work?
    by mind_body_soul RN Jul 28, '13
    27
    linzjane88
  30. When residents go to Doctor's appts, activities, home visits, etc....
    by nervousnurse Jun 28, '13
    8
    nervousnurse
  31. What Do LVN Unit Manager's Do?
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 8, '13
    10
    NurseGuyBri
  32. Raises/ending pay
    by annajanern May 6, '13
    16
    NurseGuyBri
  33. How is this acceptable? 50 patients ltc/skilled DAYSHIFT!
    by CynicallyVexed May 1, '13
    21
    NurseGuyBri
  34. DOH survey
    by ktwlpn Jul 24, '13
    20
    CapeCodMermaid
  35. Rehab RN working for a supervisor LPN
    by milfordmom Jul 25, '13
    9
    NurseGuyBri
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