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. Nurse Delegation with complex feeding
    by wellnavy May 16, '13
    2
    amoLucia
  2. Compassionate care for dementia at Beatitudes, Tena Alonzo
    by hotflashion May 17, '13
    1
    nervousnurse
  3. New Grad just got a job at LTC/rehab
    by BosSM22 May 9, '13
    8
    JBMmommy
  4. Interview first time for DON at assisted living
    by creamcheesepuff May 16, '13
  5. RN for 18 years and I'm completely lost with my new LTC job when it comes to Med Pass
    by OldNurseNewTricks May 15, '13
    2
    creamcheesepuff
  6. Regarding Mother's Day...
    by ktwlpn May 13, '13
    7
    motherof3sons
  7. The Elderly Are Devalued
    Article by TheCommuter Aug 14, '12
    44
    ricksy
  8. Staff Wearing a Mask to Prevent Illness??
    by kayakingRN May 14, '13
    1
    Silverdragon102
  9. Does your facility send someone home every shift?
    by Blackcat99 May 2, '13
    22
    Blackcat99
  10. new to ltc - any reading recommendations or other suggestions?
    by pinkiepieRN May 10, '13
    2
    pinkiepieRN
  11. Bombed my second shift on my own
    by venousr3tuRN Apr 23, '13
    16
    soonrn2527
  12. so ready to quit
    by fairyluv Apr 26, '13
    12
    fairyluv
  13. I hate LTC- How I want to fix it!
    by libran1984 Apr 17, '13
    46
    Havin' A Party!
  14. Problems at the SNF
    by richnurse828 Apr 6, '13
    25
    Havin' A Party!
  15. 2 months into my job, and I have state coming this whole week. any tips?
    by keepitsimple0025 May 8, '13
    2
    kmarie724
  16. Will You Care for Me When I am Old
    Video by tnbutterfly May 7, '13
  17. Skilled Notes
    by Isitpossible Aug 10, '12
    21
    CapeCodMermaid
  18. Vitals
    by dallet6 May 6, '13
    3
    chrisrn24
  19. National Nursing Home week
    by KRSLPN May 3, '13
    4
    dallet6
  20. I'm my own worst problem
    by JBMmommy Apr 30, '13
    7
    dallet6
  21. How Long does it take you?
    by mvm2 Apr 19, '13
    3
    dallet6
  22. Any nurses who enjoy LTC?
    by Rose2013 May 2, '13
    6
    dragonheart
  23. Fake nursing/CNA licenses or what?
    by Blackcat99 Apr 22, '13
    45
    NursexOx
  24. Any advice? New Nurse-first job in ltc
    by RNdeez Apr 30, '13
    4
    misted
  25. Advice please!
    by RN315 Apr 25, '13
    23
  26. Thinking of transitioning to LTC from hospital acute care...
    by fireball78 Sep 25, '11
    7
    Tinkerbell04
  27. Stale new grad interviewing for weekend option
    by pinkiepieRN Apr 26, '13
    2
    chrisrn24
  28. Too good for my own good? Rant!
    by AtheistRN Apr 24, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  29. Dangerous and Demented:  What Usually Happens?
    by Ruby Vee Aug 9, '12
    27
    Anne36
  30. Can someone please give me some advice, some direction.  I feel like a failure.
    by snazzy-jazzy Apr 17, '13
    12
    snazzy-jazzy
  31. Issues of amonymity with complaints
    by Babynurse2013 Apr 22, '13
    3
    Nascar nurse
  32. NOC nurse
    by CYoungLPN Apr 16, '13
    11
    CYoungLPN
  33. Facilitating Change Among Nursing Assistants in Long Term Care
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 24, '13
  34. LTC newcomer
    by Floridatrail2006 Apr 22, '13
    7
    EdwardDunlap
  35. What time do your CNA's do their first rounds on 11-7?
    by Blackcat99 Apr 2, '13
    7
    EdwardDunlap
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