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. Spoke with the manager and feeling less confident with care..
    by sn543 Aug 12, '11
    15
    LaRN
  2. And, on the 5th day, "Behold, the mighty gods of state!"
    by Floridatrail2006 Sep 30, '13
    1
    NurseNightOwl
  3. Nursing Challenges when Caring for the Patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    Research by cparker67 Sep 29, '13
  4. Nursing Challenges when Caring for the Patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    by cparker67 Sep 29, '13
  5. Are you a RN or LPN???
    Poll by LH...RN Sep 22, '13
    10
    pfeliks
  6. How to Take Care of Me When I Am Old
    by bluegeegoo2 Sep 15, '13
    21
    Esme12
  7. What is the proper way to address a resident who was a titled health professional?
    by michiganstudent Sep 13, '13
    19
    CT Pixie
  8. combative residents and family. (kinda long)
    by fairyluv Sep 11, '13
    9
    txnurse01
  9. Orders.
    by lauriepat Sep 10, '13
    9
    txnurse01
  10. new hires and attitudes
    by fairyluv Sep 28, '13
    4
    fairyluv
  11. OVERWHELMED!!!! Need advise desperately!!
    by LH...RN Sep 26, '13
    5
    txnurse01
  12. Are most LTC's  always low on supplies?
    by Blackcat99 Sep 13, '12
    29
    txnurse01
  13. Shaking my head
    by blondebabe0625 Sep 26, '13
    13
    blondebabe0625
  14. Are nurse practitioners still on demand?
    by kgran Sep 26, '13
    5
    kgran
  15. Quit after 2 days
    by mickey56 Sep 11, '13
    10
    brennan4ever
  16. Is this what nursing is? 30:1 patients with quality of care seems to be impossible.
    by bina78 Aug 21, '13
    6
    Havin' A Party!
  17. skilled medicare payment...
    by LaRN Sep 17, '13
    15
    LaRN
  18. Is There Something Wrong With This Report?
    by AnnaLNA Sep 17, '13
    16
    AnnaLNA
  19. Acute care to LTC
    by neenrn Sep 19, '13
    4
    xoemmylouox
  20. Is working in nursing home harder then working in hospital for new RN?
    by RomanRN Jul 12, '11
    27
    SusanDumond
  21. Let's Scam the SNF
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 18, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  22. Curious....If D.O.N., A.D.O.N, and/or Admin. are fired w/out notice.,
    by nervousnurse Aug 20, '13
    12
    bethielpn
  23. Job Offer Washington State
    by thenursemandy Aug 19, '13
    7
    indiechic
  24. HELP hr/pay??
    by lezleyhindman Sep 9, '13
    6
    KJM-RN
  25. Medication management in long term care/ assisted living
    by XcrMat Sep 15, '13
    4
    chrisrn24
  26. New 11-7 shift supervisor position
    by pinkiepieRN Sep 10, '13
    9
    x19amanda
  27. Question from a third shift nurse....
    by BrandonLPN Aug 20, '13
    19
    x19amanda
  28. Second career Nurse moving up?
    by kcdunlap Sep 1, '13
    7
    rcdmichelle
  29. decreasing psychotropics in the elderly
    by motherof3sons Sep 11, '13
    9
    rcdmichelle
  30. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    by eelise11 Sep 9, '13
    10
    PeacockMaiden
  31. Do LTC facilities have to upgrade to EMAR
    by eelise11 Sep 10, '13
    2
    systoly
  32. Theft of Fentanyl Patches
    by meded101 Sep 6, '13
    12
    NutmeggeRN
  33. Any Advice on Being a Self-employed CNA/GNA?
    by luvcare Aug 31, '13
    5
    luvcare
  34. I want to quit.
    by QueeenB Sep 7, '13
    8
    OrganizedChaos
  35. Level 2 background checks at LTC
    by Blackcat99 Sep 6, '13
    6
    Blackcat99
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