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. bowel sounds vs no bowel sounds
    by fairyluv Jul 30, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  2. Any tips for a new RN starting off in a nursing home?
    by CindyLou1983 Jul 25, '13
    8
    NurseGuyBri
  3. Genesis Healthcare CNA/GNA Hiring Process Lengthy???
    by luvcare May 27, '13
    3
    luvcare
  4. Nurse "tools" for LTC
    by rvnburton Jul 27, '13
    6
    amoLucia
  5. frustrating
    by fairyluv Jul 27, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  6. What should new LTC nurse know??
    by rvnburton Jul 16, '13
    10
    AngelRN27
  7. Need advice about who I can contact re: my ex-MIL in SNF
    • Closed
    by iwanna Jul 26, '13
    5
    traumaRUs
  8. DNS overruled MD?!
    by JBMmommy Jul 19, '13
    17
    JBMmommy
  9. Have you ever worked at a nursing home that ended up closing?
    by NurseCard Jul 16, '13
    4
    TheCommuter
  10. Elder Abuse/ Neglect
    by juliepag Jul 22, '13
    11
    kbrn2002
  11. Being the "only RN" in the building.
    by Spikey9001 Jul 19, '13
    25
    jadelpn
  12. wow! the laziness!
    by ohioSICUrn Sep 11, '11
    44
    LockportRN
  13. Witnessing and reporting resident abuse.
    by wjg2882 Jul 21, '13
    7
    chrisrn24
  14. Surveyors and Sundowners
    by fairyluv Jul 10, '13
    8
    fairyluv
  15. Compassion Fatigue: I finally figured out what's wrong with me
    by bluegeegoo2 Jul 19, '13
    6
    vaLPN757
  16. Working in a SNF
    by Mzkikalvn Jul 15, '13
    5
    Mzkikalvn
  17. LAWS
    by ricksy Jul 20, '13
    5
    MarggoRita
  18. National Provider Identifier (NPI)
    by pretty70 Jul 16, '13
    9
    pretty70
  19. Patient Death Notice BOMBSHELL! HELP!
    by ricksy Jul 18, '13
    11
    kmarie724
  20. Health care acquired conditions, what happens in the SNF?
    by mlbluvr Jul 19, '13
    1
    mlbluvr
  21. Non compliant residents
    by fairyluv Jul 7, '13
    7
    fairyluv
  22. Will you quit this SNF? (itís hard to work at SNF infrequently as a Per-Diem)
    by 50kn Jul 18, '13
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  23. Why can't I get a LTC job??
    by rvnburton Jul 7, '13
    21
    RpeNa
  24. Resident seating arrangement dilema
    by litbitblack Jul 16, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  25. Too slow, not using "common sense", am i being unsafe or am i missing something big?
    by pinkiepieRN Jul 16, '13
    3
    ktwlpn
  26. New GNA "Initiation?"
    by luvcare Jul 17, '13
  27. Charge Nurse
    by Katie13LPN Jul 15, '13
    6
    JustBeachyNurse
  28. R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 9, '13
    19
    sallyrnrrt
  29. Story of Lunacy
    by Katie13LPN Jul 15, '13
    4
    BrandonLPN
  30. New wound care nurse in nursing home
    by gem4monge Jul 7, '13
    8
    wyogypsy
  31. Facility Cut Staff Pay by 3%, More to Come?
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 23, '13
    19
    BrandonLPN
  32. Full Code Hospice Pt Acute Change in Condition...What to Do?
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 29, '13
    34
    bluegeegoo2
  33. New Nurse Pain Med Question
    by ricksy Jul 8, '13
    38
    VANurse2010
  34. Recommended Nursing Home Consultant Groups
    by WhenPigsFly Jul 14, '13
  35. trach question
    by greygirl81 Jul 12, '13
    4
    NurseCard
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