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. Question from a third shift nurse....
    by BrandonLPN Aug 20, '13
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    x19amanda
  2. Second career Nurse moving up?
    by kcdunlap Sep 1, '13
    7
    rcdmichelle
  3. decreasing psychotropics in the elderly
    by motherof3sons Sep 11, '13
    9
    rcdmichelle
  4. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    by eelise11 Sep 9, '13
    10
    PeacockMaiden
  5. Do LTC facilities have to upgrade to EMAR
    by eelise11 Sep 10, '13
    2
    systoly
  6. Theft of Fentanyl Patches
    by meded101 Sep 6, '13
    12
    NutmeggeRN
  7. Any Advice on Being a Self-employed CNA/GNA?
    by luvcare Aug 31, '13
    5
    luvcare
  8. I want to quit.
    by QueeenB Sep 7, '13
    8
    OrganizedChaos
  9. Level 2 background checks at LTC
    by Blackcat99 Sep 6, '13
    6
    Blackcat99
  10. losing a special resident....
    by motherof3sons Sep 5, '13
    4
    Esme12
  11. Nurses ignoring nausea complaints
    by ricksy Aug 23, '13
    5
    meded101
  12. Fentanyl patches
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 24, '13
    14
    meded101
  13. Nursing Unions
    by fairyluv Sep 3, '13
    2
    glitterfire
  14. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    by eelise11 Sep 4, '13
    10
    dat1nurse4u
  15. Will I get this??
    by Karebear29 Sep 5, '13
    1
    ricksy
  16. LTC "Brains" Do you use one?
    by Ginnym1981 Aug 29, '13
    6
    chrisrn24
  17. orienting:  have different "opinions" on holding insulin.  who do I listen to?
    by gigi918 Aug 28, '13
    12
    TammyHofschulte
  18. How to earn the CNA's respect
    by Ginnym1981 Sep 1, '13
    7
    FlufferNutter
  19. What is SNF equivalent for ALF Wellness Nurse?
    by SquishyRN Sep 3, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  20. vent
    by GretaRN Sep 3, '13
    2
    systoly
  21. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    by eelise11 Aug 30, '13
    9
    NurseNightOwl
  22. Gerontology Certification
    by nrsstephanie Aug 16, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  23. Kind of a vent/want opinions
    by lauriepat Aug 16, '13
    3
    Havin' A Party!
  24. I suspect  at least 4 residents have scabies, and....
    by Tana13 Aug 23, '13
    11
    Havin' A Party!
  25. Most commonly seen diagnoses at SNF/LTC?
    by JPN_RN Aug 25, '13
    7
    Havin' A Party!
  26. Uncharted Territory: Transitioning from Charge Nurse to ADON
    by bluegeegoo2 Aug 30, '13
  27. Starting in ALF, nervous.
    by caringtouch Aug 27, '13
    3
    gigi918
  28. D.O.N. tells me NOT to describe wound???
    by nervousnurse Aug 20, '13
    13
    wyogypsy
  29. when to write a nurses note?
    by garyg Feb 10, '10
    17
    CapeCodMermaid
  30. Small rant
    by nursehaley91 Aug 27, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  31. Terminology
    by JenhLPN Aug 16, '13
    2
    systoly
  32. How do you organize your day?
    by Ginnym1981 Aug 19, '13
    6
    twins4paiges
  33. Can This Be fixed? LTC
    by starlisa14 Aug 22, '13
    2
    sunny3811
  34. New Order vs. Monthly Order
    by onthemark Aug 22, '13
  35. Fired  and said this is abuse.What would you do?
    • Closed
    by mandjbrown Aug 19, '13
    4
    JustBeachyNurse
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