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. Safe sleep aid for alzhiemer/dementia residents
    by beatrice1 Oct 15, '13
    33
    ttt4271
  2. Interview on Monday in LTC
    by Coleebee Nov 23, '13
    11
    Coleebee
  3. Interesting convo with a former coworker...
    by herculean Nov 19, '13
    19
    HappyWife77
  4. QA/PI and residents with 9 or more medications
    by geriatricRNBSN Nov 6, '13
    9
    Here.I.Stand
  5. Anybody a SDC or aka jack/jill of all trades?
    by Kitty Hawk Nov 22, '13
    5
    vampiregirl
  6. Combining Med Passes
    by wearinwhite Jun 19, '12
    21
    CapeCodMermaid
  7. Need advice...New RN working LTC
    by kimberly_1878 Feb 14, '13
    5
    Nola009
  8. On working with LPNs in the clinical setting
    by Nola009 Oct 29, '13
    30
    Nola009
  9. New LPN in LTC...trying to do the right things
    by pinkiepinkPN Nov 20, '13
    2
    chrisrn24
  10. Question for LTC nurses
    by PierceTheVeil Nov 11, '13
    10
    PierceTheVeil
  11. Should I return to LTC? Reading Suggestions?
    by LaLaEm4 Nov 19, '13
  12. Electronic charting- administration time out of compliance
    by JBMmommy May 7, '13
    32
    NurseGuyBri
  13. At what point do you send to the hospital?
    by jamd11 Jul 29, '13
    30
    NurseGuyBri
  14. New trend in admission medalist??
    by iluvnoodles Nov 12, '13
    6
    NurseGuyBri
  15. Research Study: Violent Felons and Sex Offenders in LTC Nursing Facilities
    by nbrack Oct 10, '13
    12
    nbrack
  16. Interim DON Talks Behind My Back.
    by venousr3tuRN Nov 17, '13
    1
    DHawkinsrn
  17. Looking for suggestions regarding visiting with residents
    by acedit Nov 8, '13
    10
    NutmeggeRN
  18. Just Another Day in Paradise
    Article by VivaLasViejas Nov 10, '13
    11
    djh123
  19. SNF units at hospitals
    by nolanurse88 Nov 16, '13
    8
    nolanurse88
  20. Will I ever get out of LTC or am I doomed?
    by JZ_RN Apr 30, '12
    53
    lumbarpain
  21. Bully Nurses
    by catband Nov 15, '13
    10
    Hygiene Queen
  22. I Quit My Job. Now What?
    by bluegeegoo2 Oct 28, '13
    8
    bluegeegoo2
  23. State's Here!
    by vaLPN757 Nov 14, '13
    2
    amoLucia
  24. Got the CNA evil eye...what to do ??
    by fairyluv Oct 28, '13
    9
    milfordmom
  25. New RN with attitude...
    by RN&mom Nov 10, '13
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  26. caught in a dilemma.
    by fairyluv Nov 10, '13
    2
    ktwlpn
  27. Does your DON want you to do skin checks on night shift?
    by Blackcat99 Nov 8, '13
    12
    RN&mom
  28. What to do when a patient falls????
    by Nurse_Tricia Apr 26, '10
    22
    KRSLPN
  29. Therapeutic fibbing..?
    by PierceTheVeil Nov 3, '13
    9
    systoly
  30. Advice for taking care of an Alzheimer's patient.
    by andiej88 Jan 8, '13
    9
    jg24
  31. Anybody ever work for HCR Manorcare/Heartland
    by Nola009 Oct 29, '13
    12
    Nola009
  32. Dogs in the building
    by CapeCodMermaid Nov 3, '13
    10
    CapeCodMermaid
  33. How do you combat negativity in your facility?
    by nikkibobicky Nov 3, '13
    4
    Blackcat99
  34. Pressure Ulcers: Two New Reports from the EHC Program
    by Beth AHRQ Sep 25, '13
    2
    Beth AHRQ
  35. worried nurse at ltc
    by definit1on Oct 24, '13
    9
    x19amanda
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