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. Nurses Enjoy LTC
    by Juwon Apr 18, '11
    42
    Geslina
  2. Please, someone tell me how to stay out of trouble and keep my job.
    by NurseCard Nov 14, '12
    28
    Babynurse2013
  3. Questions re: hospice/skilled nursing at facility vs. home?
    by nervousnurse Apr 16, '13
    4
    nervousnurse
  4. New RN, 6 days orientation, night shift. Seeking advice!!
    by Bunny99 Apr 10, '13
    10
    snazzy-jazzy
  5. Returning to Nursing after Burn Out
    by Barb61 Apr 16, '13
    5
    Mac7421
  6. Tips for new nurse manager at SNF?
    by brendacg Apr 14, '13
    4
    noc4senuf
  7. One month on the job and still not getting it.
    by sunmaidliz Apr 13, '13
    7
    noc4senuf
  8. New RN - First nursing job in LTC and I feel like I'm drowning!!
    by knitnurse72 Apr 10, '13
    3
    sunmaidliz
  9. Continuing Education for Long-term Care Nurses
    by rmlengel Apr 11, '13
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  10. A ? about patient safety in transporting via POV (wordy)
    by Psychtrish39 Apr 10, '13
    3
    amoLucia
  11. nurse was unfairly dismissed
    by seraphimp Apr 11, '13
    3
    amoLucia
  12. Nursing home nurses week ideas!!!
    by NHAneedshelp Mar 27, '13
    8
    CapeCodMermaid
  13. CNA vsResident Assistant
    by mvm2 Apr 10, '13
    2
    mvm2
  14. admin's what do they do ??
    by fairyluv Apr 5, '13
    8
    LTCNS
  15. Confused on lpn scope of practice
    by fairyluv Apr 9, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  16. Do you LOVE to 'write people up'? Tips and timesavers!
    by SuzieVN Apr 7, '13
    17
    time2go
  17. do you tell your co workers ???
    by fairyluv Apr 7, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  18. Graduation Project Help-Geriatrics
    by StephanieDenise Apr 7, '13
    1
    auntiedebe
  19. dealing with Dr's
    by fairyluv Apr 5, '13
    12
    SaoirseRN
  20. Unhappy staff, unsure how to cope
    by bubbles1605 Apr 6, '13
    12
    bubbles1605
  21. How does your facility confirm you are giving all your meds?
    by fairyluv Apr 6, '13
    25
    SuzieVN
  22. missing narc
    by fairyluv Apr 4, '13
    25
    BrandonLPN
  23. Most common meds in LTC??
    by Tinker Bell RN Jun 23, '11
    19
    stardust80916
  24. Missing Narc.....but for how long?
    by SE_BSN_RN Feb 28, '11
    26
    stardust80916
  25. Are Assisted Living Facilities required by law to have a nurse on staff?
    by Lundazi Mar 31, '13
    6
    DSkelton711
  26. Does your SNF use EMR in any capacity?
    by SuzieVN Apr 1, '13
    10
  27. Cna's gone wild!!
    by mmdavids Feb 23, '13
    8
    SuzieVN
  28. Is this normal?
    by brendacg Apr 4, '13
    1
    SuzieVN
  29. What shift does the 7am med pass?
    by keepitsimple0025 Mar 15, '13
    30
    beckster_01
  30. Is this legal? The ulgy side of LTCCs
    by Chibilou Jan 31, '13
    4
    SuzieVN
  31. 8hr daily sched of a rn
    by soonrn2527 Apr 1, '13
    9
    JBMmommy
  32. Advice and tips needed- New to LTC & mid-night shift
    by GirlnextdoorRN Jan 7, '11
    14
  33. Re: First CNA Interview Tomorrow.
    by BeltedSnow Apr 1, '13
  34. New grad nursing home job...right for me?
    by missjoopa Mar 26, '13
    9
    SuzieVN
  35. Discouraged with LTC. Advice?
    by RoxieRN0511 Mar 14, '13
    12
    SuzieVN
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