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. Level 2 background checks at LTC
    by Blackcat99 Sep 6, '13
    6
    Blackcat99
  2. losing a special resident....
    by motherof3sons Sep 5, '13
    4
    Esme12
  3. Nurses ignoring nausea complaints
    by ricksy Aug 23, '13
    5
    meded101
  4. Fentanyl patches
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 24, '13
    14
    meded101
  5. Nursing Unions
    by fairyluv Sep 3, '13
    2
    glitterfire
  6. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    by eelise11 Sep 4, '13
    10
    dat1nurse4u
  7. Will I get this??
    by Karebear29 Sep 5, '13
    1
    ricksy
  8. LTC "Brains" Do you use one?
    by Ginnym1981 Aug 29, '13
    6
    chrisrn24
  9. orienting:  have different "opinions" on holding insulin.  who do I listen to?
    by gigi918 Aug 28, '13
    12
    TammyHofschulte
  10. How to earn the CNA's respect
    by Ginnym1981 Sep 1, '13
    7
    FlufferNutter
  11. What is SNF equivalent for ALF Wellness Nurse?
    by SquishyRN Sep 3, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  12. vent
    by GretaRN Sep 3, '13
    2
    systoly
  13. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    by eelise11 Aug 30, '13
    9
    NurseNightOwl
  14. Gerontology Certification
    by nrsstephanie Aug 16, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  15. Kind of a vent/want opinions
    by lauriepat Aug 16, '13
    3
    Havin' A Party!
  16. I suspect  at least 4 residents have scabies, and....
    by Tana13 Aug 23, '13
    11
    Havin' A Party!
  17. Most commonly seen diagnoses at SNF/LTC?
    by JPN_RN Aug 25, '13
    7
    Havin' A Party!
  18. Uncharted Territory: Transitioning from Charge Nurse to ADON
    by bluegeegoo2 Aug 30, '13
  19. Starting in ALF, nervous.
    by caringtouch Aug 27, '13
    3
    gigi918
  20. D.O.N. tells me NOT to describe wound???
    by nervousnurse Aug 20, '13
    13
    wyogypsy
  21. when to write a nurses note?
    by garyg Feb 10, '10
    17
    CapeCodMermaid
  22. Small rant
    by nursehaley91 Aug 27, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  23. Terminology
    by JenhLPN Aug 16, '13
    2
    systoly
  24. How do you organize your day?
    by Ginnym1981 Aug 19, '13
    6
    twins4paiges
  25. Can This Be fixed? LTC
    by starlisa14 Aug 22, '13
    2
    sunny3811
  26. New Order vs. Monthly Order
    by onthemark Aug 22, '13
  27. Fired  and said this is abuse.What would you do?
    • Closed
    by mandjbrown Aug 19, '13
    4
    JustBeachyNurse
  28. Carb counting and insulin in LTC
    by cactusj Aug 15, '13
    15
    withasmilelpn
  29. RN Supervisor (weekends ONLY) in LTC/SNF?
    by nervousnurse Mar 20, '13
    7
    kmarie724
  30. Does your facility have horrible dietary staff turnover?
    by nervousnurse Aug 1, '13
    6
    nervousnurse
  31. Medication Errors....
    by momandstudent Aug 10, '13
    31
    MarggoRita
  32. Fired for the second time... by THE SAME DON.
    by NurseCard Aug 16, '13
    5
    NyteshiftLVN
  33. Electronic Medical Records
    by KRSLPN Aug 18, '13
    3
    chrisrn24
  34. How do you provide 8 hours of care in 12.5 min
    by Lynn52 Aug 17, '13
    6
    chrisrn24
  35. Preparing for "State"---what does your facility do?  Inservices, reading?
    by nervousnurse Jun 14, '13
    16
    june90
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