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. You Know You're A Nurse When....
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 21, '13
    4
    lauriepat
  2. 45residents to 1 RN, should i say more?
    by one1morestep Oct 12, '13
    14
    MomaNurse
  3. Precautions for ? Scabies
    by NutmeggeRN Oct 25, '13
    2
    NutmeggeRN
  4. Monkey-see, monkey-do?
    by bluegeegoo2 Oct 19, '13
    4
    bluegeegoo2
  5. First job! How can I be a great LTC RN?
    by anashenwrath Oct 22, '13
    11
    anashenwrath
  6. Would love to hear your stories of rewards of long term care nursing.
    by Wokini1 Oct 17, '13
    18
    aghhggh
  7. Drama in the workplace
    by jagquarRN Oct 22, '13
    2
    Esme12
  8. Cute show about a Nursing Home volunteer....
    by nervousnurse Oct 16, '13
    1
    Crispy Critter
  9. LTC unintentional patient injuries, moving immobile patients?
    • Closed
    by soulonfire88 Oct 18, '13
  10. Tiny success
    by EGVnurse Oct 18, '13
  11. Families in denial
    by LH...RN Oct 17, '13
    2
    LH...RN
  12. Staffing???  2 licensed nurses on weekend night shift but only 1 on weeknights...
    by baseballmama Sep 30, '13
    2
    baseballmama
  13. called in sick ):
    by anewcna Oct 16, '13
    1
    melann22
  14. new job/new grad/night shift
    by anashenwrath Oct 16, '13
    4
    anashenwrath
  15. What does a LTC weekend supervisor do?
    by LaRN Oct 15, '13
    1
    noc4senuf
  16. New Job and questions
    by Katie13LPN Sep 25, '13
    4
    pj__
  17. RN hourly rate (average) for LTC in Georgia
    by Marshall1 Oct 15, '13
  18. Wound/TX Nurse
    by lydiarn61 Oct 9, '13
    5
    LaRN
  19. med passes done on time?
    by HappyWife77 Oct 3, '13
    29
  20. Tube Citations
    Photo by LaRN Oct 14, '13
    2
    LaRN
  21. How do you get family members to stop calling on the phone?
    by Blackcat99 Oct 8, '13
    10
    michelle126
  22. Admit form and sexual consent
    by lilhelper Oct 9, '13
    2
    ktwlpn
  23. HELP! LTC RN VS LPN!
    by ricksy Aug 5, '13
    15
    noc4senuf
  24. Amazing article by CNA - please read
    by withasmilelpn Oct 4, '13
    3
    scceda
  25. Possible burn out
    by nursehaley91 Oct 8, '13
    1
    stylishgurl
  26. burn out
    by txnurse01 Sep 29, '13
    3
    Havin' A Party!
  27. Who is here to love them?
    by motherof3sons Sep 29, '13
    2
    Havin' A Party!
  28. New Title for Nurses, and other beefs
    by withasmilelpn Oct 1, '13
    9
    Havin' A Party!
  29. Starting in a Nursing home vs. Starting in a Hospital
    by sunshyne17 Aug 29, '13
    23
    sbostonRN
  30. Coprophagia And Scatolia In Demented Elderly Residents
    Article by TheCommuter Aug 7, '12
    15
    EsthyLady
  31. Research Study: Violent Felons and Sex Offenders in LTC Nursing Facilities
    Research by nbrack Oct 5, '13
  32. Nursing home pt catches on fire
    by LaRN Oct 3, '13
    9
    LaRN
  33. Working with Medication Aides?
    by Kaligirl02 Oct 4, '13
    1
    MarggoRita
  34. Bringing in Ostomy nurses for problems & a Hospice question....
    by nervousnurse Sep 20, '13
    10
    ktwlpn
  35. Survey: Caring for the Patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    by cparker67 Sep 30, '13
    2
    ktwlpn
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