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. Snow stories
    by bethann2727 Feb 4
    11
    lauriepat
  2. Seniors' texting
    by CapeCodMermaid Feb 6
    12
    IowaKaren
  3. How can I get a job in LTC/SNF as a new nurse
    by DixieGrace Feb 11
    7
    CapeCodMermaid
  4. LTC facility with Joint Comission  Accreditation
    by souleater11 Feb 14
    1
    document
  5. Here's a new one:  chart assessments before midnight.....
    by mom-wife-nurse Feb 4
    42
    NurseNightOwl
  6. Administration at LTC?
    by Nursearaeg Feb 12
    1
    NurseNightOwl
  7. Long Term Hell
    Poll by Yuriel718 Feb 13
  8. Indiana RN
    by 1 Nurse Nana Feb 11
  9. not enough CNAs
    by SleeepyRN Feb 5
    21
    tasha92337
  10. Phasing out alarms?!?
    by al586 Feb 17, '12
    24
    morte
  11. CNA staffing cuts
    by motherof3sons Feb 9
    3
    motherof3sons
  12. Unhappy RN at LTC Avoid Extra Shifts
    by JPRN11 Feb 2
    18
    middleagednurse
  13. You Make The Big Money...
    by ricksyone Feb 9
    3
    BloomNurseRN
  14. Silent alarms
    Research by transamnurse77 Feb 6
    1
    MarggoRita
  15. Rude residents
    by lauriepat Feb 2
    10
    IowaKaren
  16. Dementia resident hoarding, shredding, destroying toilet paper
    by MemorycareRN Jan 27
    10
    chevyv
  17. Physical Therapy- help me to understand
    by ricksyone Jan 30
    25
    scashrn
  18. Pressure ulcers urgh
    by baygrl11 Jan 31
    4
    CapeCodMermaid
  19. Will hospitals look down upon my LTC experience?
    by missdini Jan 29
    3
    VANurse2010
  20. Why you LOVE geriatrics
    by NurseLeelaSmile Feb 1
  21. Working in LTC
    by smgoodlow33 Jan 31
    1
    just.me
  22. Do health shakes need MD order?
    by Loveness14 Jan 30
    4
    Sam J.
  23. No hand sanitizer, no working equipment
    by Blackcat99 Jan 28
    11
    Blackcat99
  24. New or Improved Activity ideas
    by ADC,AP-BC Jan 29
    2
    Sam J.
  25. when resident accuse staff falsly
    by coteRN Jan 27
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  26. Not the residents, not the work - It's THE STAFF!
    by sunshyne17 Dec 21, '13
    18
    OrganizedChaos
  27. Med pass followed by state...
    by KJM-RN Jan 17
    6
    Sam J.
  28. Increasing marketability
    by KRSLPN Nov 12, '13
    3
    LaneRN
  29. Working for FREE!!!!???
    by Candogal Jan 8
    24
    Candogal
  30. 11-7 meds
    by michelle126 Jan 25
    11
    lindseylpn
  31. LPN pay Assisted Living Facility in TN
    by LisaLPN7 Jan 14
    5
    Sam J.
  32. In LTC can LPN fire an CNA?
    by mzsuccess Jan 16
    10
    Sam J.
  33. LTC med pass from PYXIS?
    by BrandonLPN Jan 8
    25
    ADeks
  34. I just need to vent a little...
    8
    JBMmommy
  35. Bad CNA staff, any advice?
    by chavezm1109 Jan 19
    3
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