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. Electronic charting- administration time out of compliance
    by JBMmommy May 7, '13
    32
    NurseGuyBri
  2. At what point do you send to the hospital?
    by jamd11 Jul 29, '13
    30
    NurseGuyBri
  3. New trend in admission medalist??
    by iluvnoodles Nov 12, '13
    6
    NurseGuyBri
  4. Research Study: Violent Felons and Sex Offenders in LTC Nursing Facilities
    by nbrack Oct 10, '13
    12
    nbrack
  5. Interim DON Talks Behind My Back.
    by venousr3tuRN Nov 17, '13
    1
    DHawkinsrn
  6. Looking for suggestions regarding visiting with residents
    by acedit Nov 8, '13
    10
    NutmeggeRN
  7. Just Another Day in Paradise
    Article by VivaLasViejas Nov 10, '13
    11
    djh123
  8. SNF units at hospitals
    by nolanurse88 Nov 16, '13
    8
    nolanurse88
  9. Will I ever get out of LTC or am I doomed?
    by JZ_RN Apr 30, '12
    53
    lumbarpain
  10. Bully Nurses
    by catband Nov 15, '13
    10
    Hygiene Queen
  11. I Quit My Job. Now What?
    by bluegeegoo2 Oct 28, '13
    8
    bluegeegoo2
  12. State's Here!
    by vaLPN757 Nov 14, '13
    2
    amoLucia
  13. Got the CNA evil eye...what to do ??
    by fairyluv Oct 28, '13
    9
    milfordmom
  14. New RN with attitude...
    by RN&mom Nov 10, '13
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  15. caught in a dilemma.
    by fairyluv Nov 10, '13
    2
    ktwlpn
  16. Does your DON want you to do skin checks on night shift?
    by Blackcat99 Nov 8, '13
    12
    RN&mom
  17. What to do when a patient falls????
    by Nurse_Tricia Apr 26, '10
    22
    KRSLPN
  18. Therapeutic fibbing..?
    by PierceTheVeil Nov 3, '13
    9
    systoly
  19. Advice for taking care of an Alzheimer's patient.
    by andiej88 Jan 8, '13
    9
    jg24
  20. Dogs in the building
    by CapeCodMermaid Nov 3, '13
    10
    CapeCodMermaid
  21. How do you combat negativity in your facility?
    by nikkibobicky Nov 3, '13
    4
    Blackcat99
  22. Pressure Ulcers: Two New Reports from the EHC Program
    by Beth AHRQ Sep 25, '13
    2
    Beth AHRQ
  23. worried nurse at ltc
    by definit1on Oct 24, '13
    9
    x19amanda
  24. Want to hear your pet peeves in LTC nursing
    by mondkmondk Feb 3, '10
    146
    NutmeggeRN
  25. Poll: Proper ppe for dental hygiene
    Poll by OwlieO.O Oct 31, '13
    2
    OwlieO.O
  26. Inservice
    by LovelyOverload Oct 25, '13
    7
    amoLucia
  27. Acute Care to LTC
    by Coleebee Oct 31, '13
    1
    JBMmommy
  28. IV Therapy Certification??
    by Wokini1 Oct 26, '13
    6
    fairyluv
  29. uncooperative residents
    by glucas985 Oct 25, '13
    5
    ktwlpn
  30. You Know You're A Nurse When....
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 21, '13
    4
    lauriepat
  31. 45residents to 1 RN, should i say more?
    by one1morestep Oct 12, '13
    14
    MomaNurse
  32. My new grad experience at an SNF
    by alltheway2013 Oct 20, '13
    10
    alltheway2013
  33. Precautions for ? Scabies
    by NutmeggeRN Oct 25, '13
    2
    NutmeggeRN
  34. Monkey-see, monkey-do?
    by bluegeegoo2 Oct 19, '13
    4
    bluegeegoo2
  35. First job! How can I be a great LTC RN?
    by anashenwrath Oct 22, '13
    11
    anashenwrath
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