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. Curious....If D.O.N., A.D.O.N, and/or Admin. are fired w/out notice.,
    by nervousnurse Aug 20, '13
    12
    bethielpn
  2. Job Offer Washington State
    by thenursemandy Aug 19, '13
    7
    indiechic
  3. HELP hr/pay??
    by lezleyhindman Sep 9, '13
    6
    KJM-RN
  4. Medication management in long term care/ assisted living
    by XcrMat Sep 15, '13
    4
    chrisrn24
  5. New 11-7 shift supervisor position
    by pinkiepieRN Sep 10, '13
    9
    x19amanda
  6. Question from a third shift nurse....
    by BrandonLPN Aug 20, '13
    19
    x19amanda
  7. Second career Nurse moving up?
    by kcdunlap Sep 1, '13
    7
    rcdmichelle
  8. decreasing psychotropics in the elderly
    by motherof3sons Sep 11, '13
    9
    rcdmichelle
  9. Is 2 weeks enough orientation new grad?
    by eelise11 Sep 9, '13
    10
    PeacockMaiden
  10. Do LTC facilities have to upgrade to EMAR
    by eelise11 Sep 10, '13
    2
    systoly
  11. Theft of Fentanyl Patches
    by meded101 Sep 6, '13
    12
    NutmeggeRN
  12. Any Advice on Being a Self-employed CNA/GNA?
    by luvcare Aug 31, '13
    5
    luvcare
  13. I want to quit.
    by QueeenB Sep 7, '13
    8
    OrganizedChaos
  14. Level 2 background checks at LTC
    by Blackcat99 Sep 6, '13
    6
    Blackcat99
  15. losing a special resident....
    by motherof3sons Sep 5, '13
    4
    Esme12
  16. Nurses ignoring nausea complaints
    by ricksy Aug 23, '13
    5
    meded101
  17. Fentanyl patches
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 24, '13
    14
    meded101
  18. Nursing Unions
    by fairyluv Sep 3, '13
    2
    glitterfire
  19. Choosing between 2 job offers. HELP!
    by eelise11 Sep 4, '13
    10
    dat1nurse4u
  20. Will I get this??
    by Karebear29 Sep 5, '13
    1
    ricksy
  21. LTC "Brains" Do you use one?
    by Ginnym1981 Aug 29, '13
    6
    chrisrn24
  22. orienting:  have different "opinions" on holding insulin.  who do I listen to?
    by gigi918 Aug 28, '13
    12
    TammyHofschulte
  23. How to earn the CNA's respect
    by Ginnym1981 Sep 1, '13
    7
    FlufferNutter
  24. What is SNF equivalent for ALF Wellness Nurse?
    by SquishyRN Sep 3, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  25. vent
    by GretaRN Sep 3, '13
    2
    systoly
  26. Please help new grad with LTC night shift
    by eelise11 Aug 30, '13
    9
    NurseNightOwl
  27. Gerontology Certification
    by nrsstephanie Aug 16, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  28. Kind of a vent/want opinions
    by lauriepat Aug 16, '13
    3
    Havin' A Party!
  29. I suspect  at least 4 residents have scabies, and....
    by Tana13 Aug 23, '13
    11
    Havin' A Party!
  30. Most commonly seen diagnoses at SNF/LTC?
    by JPN_RN Aug 25, '13
    7
    Havin' A Party!
  31. Uncharted Territory: Transitioning from Charge Nurse to ADON
    by bluegeegoo2 Aug 30, '13
  32. Starting in ALF, nervous.
    by caringtouch Aug 27, '13
    3
    gigi918
  33. D.O.N. tells me NOT to describe wound???
    by nervousnurse Aug 20, '13
    13
    wyogypsy
  34. when to write a nurses note?
    by garyg Feb 10, '10
    17
    CapeCodMermaid
  35. Small rant
    by nursehaley91 Aug 27, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
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