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. Research Study: Violent Felons and Sex Offenders in LTC Nursing Facilities
    Research by nbrack Oct 5, '13
  2. Nursing home pt catches on fire
    by LaRN Oct 3, '13
    9
    LaRN
  3. Working with Medication Aides?
    by Kaligirl02 Oct 4, '13
    1
    MarggoRita
  4. Bringing in Ostomy nurses for problems & a Hospice question....
    by nervousnurse Sep 20, '13
    10
    ktwlpn
  5. Survey: Caring for the Patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    by cparker67 Sep 30, '13
    2
    ktwlpn
  6. Abuse/Neglect question
    by luvmy2angels Sep 30, '13
    3
    lauriepat
  7. New Wellness Coordinator role
    by tinkerbellpn Oct 2, '13
    1
    MomaNurse
  8. Spoke with the manager and feeling less confident with care..
    by sn543 Aug 12, '11
    15
    LaRN
  9. And, on the 5th day, "Behold, the mighty gods of state!"
    by Floridatrail2006 Sep 30, '13
    1
    NurseNightOwl
  10. Nursing Challenges when Caring for the Patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    Research by cparker67 Sep 29, '13
  11. Nursing Challenges when Caring for the Patient with Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    by cparker67 Sep 29, '13
  12. Are you a RN or LPN???
    Poll by LH...RN Sep 22, '13
    10
    pfeliks
  13. How to Take Care of Me When I Am Old
    by bluegeegoo2 Sep 15, '13
    21
    Esme12
  14. What is the proper way to address a resident who was a titled health professional?
    by michiganstudent Sep 13, '13
    19
    CT Pixie
  15. combative residents and family. (kinda long)
    by fairyluv Sep 11, '13
    9
    txnurse01
  16. Orders.
    by lauriepat Sep 10, '13
    9
    txnurse01
  17. new hires and attitudes
    by fairyluv Sep 28, '13
    4
    fairyluv
  18. OVERWHELMED!!!! Need advise desperately!!
    by LH...RN Sep 26, '13
    5
    txnurse01
  19. Are most LTC's  always low on supplies?
    by Blackcat99 Sep 13, '12
    29
    txnurse01
  20. Shaking my head
    by blondebabe0625 Sep 26, '13
    13
    blondebabe0625
  21. Are nurse practitioners still on demand?
    by kgran Sep 26, '13
    5
    kgran
  22. Quit after 2 days
    by mickey56 Sep 11, '13
    10
    brennan4ever
  23. 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!
  24. skilled medicare payment...
    by LaRN Sep 17, '13
    15
    LaRN
  25. Is There Something Wrong With This Report?
    by AnnaLNA Sep 17, '13
    16
    AnnaLNA
  26. Acute care to LTC
    by neenrn Sep 19, '13
    4
    xoemmylouox
  27. Is working in nursing home harder then working in hospital for new RN?
    by RomanRN Jul 12, '11
    27
    SusanDumond
  28. Let's Scam the SNF
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 18, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  29. Curious....If D.O.N., A.D.O.N, and/or Admin. are fired w/out notice.,
    by nervousnurse Aug 20, '13
    12
    bethielpn
  30. Job Offer Washington State
    by thenursemandy Aug 19, '13
    7
    indiechic
  31. HELP hr/pay??
    by lezleyhindman Sep 9, '13
    6
    KJM-RN
  32. Medication management in long term care/ assisted living
    by XcrMat Sep 15, '13
    4
    chrisrn24
  33. New 11-7 shift supervisor position
    by pinkiepieRN Sep 10, '13
    9
    x19amanda
  34. Question from a third shift nurse....
    by BrandonLPN Aug 20, '13
    19
    x19amanda
  35. Second career Nurse moving up?
    by kcdunlap Sep 1, '13
    7
    rcdmichelle
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