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. Omnicare pharmacy says "We never got the faxed orders"
    by Blackcat99 Oct 20, '13
    13
    Esme12
  2. Question for LTC nurses
    by PierceTheVeil Nov 11, '13
    10
    PierceTheVeil
  3. Should I return to LTC? Reading Suggestions?
    by LaLaEm4 Nov 19, '13
  4. Electronic charting- administration time out of compliance
    by JBMmommy May 7, '13
    32
    NurseGuyBri
  5. At what point do you send to the hospital?
    by jamd11 Jul 29, '13
    30
    NurseGuyBri
  6. New trend in admission medalist??
    by iluvnoodles Nov 12, '13
    6
    NurseGuyBri
  7. Research Study: Violent Felons and Sex Offenders in LTC Nursing Facilities
    by nbrack Oct 10, '13
    12
    nbrack
  8. Interim DON Talks Behind My Back.
    by venousr3tuRN Nov 17, '13
    1
    DHawkinsrn
  9. Looking for suggestions regarding visiting with residents
    by acedit Nov 8, '13
    10
    NutmeggeRN
  10. Just Another Day in Paradise
    Article by VivaLasViejas Nov 10, '13
    11
    djh123
  11. SNF units at hospitals
    by nolanurse88 Nov 16, '13
    8
    nolanurse88
  12. Will I ever get out of LTC or am I doomed?
    by JZ_RN Apr 30, '12
    53
    lumbarpain
  13. Bully Nurses
    by catband Nov 15, '13
    10
    Hygiene Queen
  14. I Quit My Job. Now What?
    by bluegeegoo2 Oct 28, '13
    8
    bluegeegoo2
  15. State's Here!
    by vaLPN757 Nov 14, '13
    2
    amoLucia
  16. Got the CNA evil eye...what to do ??
    by fairyluv Oct 28, '13
    9
    milfordmom
  17. New RN with attitude...
    by RN&mom Nov 10, '13
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  18. caught in a dilemma.
    by fairyluv Nov 10, '13
    2
    ktwlpn
  19. Does your DON want you to do skin checks on night shift?
    by Blackcat99 Nov 8, '13
    12
    RN&mom
  20. What to do when a patient falls????
    by Nurse_Tricia Apr 26, '10
    22
    KRSLPN
  21. Therapeutic fibbing..?
    by PierceTheVeil Nov 3, '13
    9
    systoly
  22. Advice for taking care of an Alzheimer's patient.
    by andiej88 Jan 8, '13
    9
    jg24
  23. Dogs in the building
    by CapeCodMermaid Nov 3, '13
    10
    CapeCodMermaid
  24. How do you combat negativity in your facility?
    by nikkibobicky Nov 3, '13
    4
    Blackcat99
  25. Pressure Ulcers: Two New Reports from the EHC Program
    by Beth AHRQ Sep 25, '13
    2
    Beth AHRQ
  26. worried nurse at ltc
    by definit1on Oct 24, '13
    9
    x19amanda
  27. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    by mondkmondk Feb 3, '10
    146
    NutmeggeRN
  28. Poll: Proper ppe for dental hygiene
    Poll by OwlieO.O Oct 31, '13
    2
    OwlieO.O
  29. Inservice
    by LovelyOverload Oct 25, '13
    7
    amoLucia
  30. Acute Care to LTC
    by Coleebee Oct 31, '13
    1
    JBMmommy
  31. IV Therapy Certification??
    by Wokini1 Oct 26, '13
    6
    fairyluv
  32. uncooperative residents
    by glucas985 Oct 25, '13
    5
    ktwlpn
  33. You Know You're A Nurse When....
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 21, '13
    4
    lauriepat
  34. 45residents to 1 RN, should i say more?
    by one1morestep Oct 12, '13
    14
    MomaNurse
  35. My new grad experience at an SNF
    by alltheway2013 Oct 20, '13
    10
    alltheway2013
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