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. Rehab RN working for a supervisor LPN
    by milfordmom Jul 25, '13
    9
    NurseGuyBri
  2. Obamacare and LTC reimbursment.
    by fairyluv Jul 26, '13
    8
    NurseGuyBri
  3. NEW NURSE: Help! Tell me why what I did was wrong??
    by ricksy Jul 30, '13
    6
    SuesquatchRN
  4. How will green homes ever replace nursing homes?
    by downsouthlaff Jul 30, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  5. How can I make Rocephin IM hurt less???
    by nurse_tnb Jan 15, '12
    14
    scceda
  6. The hardest thing
    by tayloramaRN2be Jul 28, '13
    4
    ktwlpn
  7. federal NH survey vs state survey
    by brownie0495 Jul 29, '13
    8
    EmeraldCoastRX
  8. Ativan use for Geriatrics
    by jamd11 Jul 30, '13
    5
    txredheadnurse
  9. bowel sounds vs no bowel sounds
    by fairyluv Jul 30, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  10. Any tips for a new RN starting off in a nursing home?
    by CindyLou1983 Jul 25, '13
    8
    NurseGuyBri
  11. Genesis Healthcare CNA/GNA Hiring Process Lengthy???
    by luvcare May 27, '13
    3
    luvcare
  12. Nurse "tools" for LTC
    by rvnburton Jul 27, '13
    6
    amoLucia
  13. frustrating
    by fairyluv Jul 27, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  14. What should new LTC nurse know??
    by rvnburton Jul 16, '13
    10
    AngelRN27
  15. Need advice about who I can contact re: my ex-MIL in SNF
    • Closed
    by iwanna Jul 26, '13
    5
    traumaRUs
  16. DNS overruled MD?!
    by JBMmommy Jul 19, '13
    17
    JBMmommy
  17. Have you ever worked at a nursing home that ended up closing?
    by NurseCard Jul 16, '13
    4
    TheCommuter
  18. Elder Abuse/ Neglect
    by juliepag Jul 22, '13
    11
    kbrn2002
  19. Being the "only RN" in the building.
    by Spikey9001 Jul 19, '13
    25
    jadelpn
  20. wow! the laziness!
    by ohiostudent'RN Sep 11, '11
    44
    LockportRN
  21. Witnessing and reporting resident abuse.
    by wjg2882 Jul 21, '13
    7
    chrisrn24
  22. Surveyors and Sundowners
    by fairyluv Jul 10, '13
    8
    fairyluv
  23. Compassion Fatigue: I finally figured out what's wrong with me
    by bluegeegoo2 Jul 19, '13
    6
    vaLPN757
  24. Working in a SNF
    by Mzkikalvn Jul 15, '13
    5
    Mzkikalvn
  25. LAWS
    by ricksy Jul 20, '13
    5
    MarggoRita
  26. National Provider Identifier (NPI)
    by pretty70 Jul 16, '13
    9
    pretty70
  27. Patient Death Notice BOMBSHELL! HELP!
    by ricksy Jul 18, '13
    11
    kmarie724
  28. Health care acquired conditions, what happens in the SNF?
    by mlbluvr Jul 19, '13
    1
    mlbluvr
  29. Non compliant residents
    by fairyluv Jul 7, '13
    7
    fairyluv
  30. Will you quit this SNF? (itís hard to work at SNF infrequently as a Per-Diem)
    by 50kn Jul 18, '13
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  31. Why can't I get a LTC job??
    by rvnburton Jul 7, '13
    21
    RpeNa
  32. Resident seating arrangement dilema
    by litbitblack Jul 16, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  33. Too slow, not using "common sense", am i being unsafe or am i missing something big?
    by pinkiepieRN Jul 16, '13
    3
    ktwlpn
  34. New GNA "Initiation?"
    by luvcare Jul 17, '13
  35. Charge Nurse
    by Katie13LPN Jul 15, '13
    6
    JustBeachyNurse
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