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. Being the "only RN" in the building.
    by Spikey9001 Jul 19, '13
    25
    jadelpn
  2. wow! the laziness!
    by ohioSICUrn Sep 11, '11
    44
    LockportRN
  3. Witnessing and reporting resident abuse.
    by wjg2882 Jul 21, '13
    7
    chrisrn24
  4. Surveyors and Sundowners
    by fairyluv Jul 10, '13
    8
    fairyluv
  5. Compassion Fatigue: I finally figured out what's wrong with me
    by bluegeegoo2 Jul 19, '13
    6
    vaLPN757
  6. Working in a SNF
    by Mzkikalvn Jul 15, '13
    5
    Mzkikalvn
  7. LAWS
    by ricksy Jul 20, '13
    5
    MarggoRita
  8. National Provider Identifier (NPI)
    by pretty70 Jul 16, '13
    9
    pretty70
  9. Patient Death Notice BOMBSHELL! HELP!
    by ricksy Jul 18, '13
    11
    kmarie724
  10. Health care acquired conditions, what happens in the SNF?
    by mlbluvr Jul 19, '13
    1
    mlbluvr
  11. Non compliant residents
    by fairyluv Jul 7, '13
    7
    fairyluv
  12. Will you quit this SNF? (itís hard to work at SNF infrequently as a Per-Diem)
    by 50kn Jul 18, '13
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  13. Why can't I get a LTC job??
    by rvnburton Jul 7, '13
    21
    RpeNa
  14. Resident seating arrangement dilema
    by litbitblack Jul 16, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  15. Too slow, not using "common sense", am i being unsafe or am i missing something big?
    by pinkiepieRN Jul 16, '13
    3
    ktwlpn
  16. New GNA "Initiation?"
    by luvcare Jul 17, '13
  17. Charge Nurse
    by Katie13LPN Jul 15, '13
    6
    JustBeachyNurse
  18. R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 9, '13
    19
    sallyrnrrt
  19. Story of Lunacy
    by Katie13LPN Jul 15, '13
    4
    BrandonLPN
  20. New wound care nurse in nursing home
    by gem4monge Jul 7, '13
    8
    wyogypsy
  21. Facility Cut Staff Pay by 3%, More to Come?
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 23, '13
    19
    BrandonLPN
  22. Full Code Hospice Pt Acute Change in Condition...What to Do?
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 29, '13
    34
    bluegeegoo2
  23. New Nurse Pain Med Question
    by ricksy Jul 8, '13
    38
    VANurse2010
  24. Recommended Nursing Home Consultant Groups
    by WhenPigsFly Jul 14, '13
  25. trach question
    by greygirl81 Jul 12, '13
    4
    NurseCard
  26. New nurse and Med Cart Interruptions
    by ricksy Jul 11, '13
    7
  27. Overhead music
    by savoytruffle Jul 4, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  28. Am I limiting myself?
    by CaringGerinurse525 Jul 7, '13
    11
  29. feel inadequate in assessing heart sounds
    by beatrice1 Mar 5, '12
    7
    LifesAJourney
  30. Resident refused to take meds.
    by senvang2000 Jul 7, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  31. Resident dies and nurse is to blame
    by fairyluv Jul 2, '13
    25
    fairyluv
  32. What do I look for when interviewing for LTC position?
    by Marshall1 Jul 8, '13
  33. So tired..why are they all the same.
    by fairyluv Jul 5, '13
    11
    fairyluv
  34. Skilled/assisted living/types of pts??
    by lauriepat Jul 2, '13
    8
    amoLucia
  35. Aggressive residents?
    by freesia29 Jul 2, '13
    6
    SuesquatchRN
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