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. LTC and Pharmacy deliveries
    by fairyluv Mar 21, '13
    9
    SuzieVN
  2. Comfort care measures.
    by Forever Sunshine Apr 29, '12
    16
    acedit
  3. Different types of residents
    by KRSLPN Mar 14, '13
    4
    BeachMurse
  4. NURSING JUDGEMENT.
    by fairyluv Mar 25, '13
    16
    HodagNurse
  5. Geriatric UTI and Hallucinations/Psychosis
    by njmomstudent Jul 17, '10
    20
    stardust80916
  6. New to assisted living
    by lauriepat Feb 18, '13
    2
    stardust80916
  7. In what capacity can nurse's aides help nurses?
    by TiffanyLe Mar 6, '13
    3
    indiechic
  8. Que. adult neglect
    by wecan11 Mar 18, '13
    2
    indiechic
  9. "She's coming back next week", and my weird reaction...
    by NurseCard Mar 25, '13
    7
    NurseCard
  10. Omnicare (new thread)
    by michelle126 Mar 12, '13
    15
    ktwlpn
  11. What EHR software for LTPAC is out there, popular or considered to be the best?
    by littlebubbaz Mar 19, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  12. First Day by myself
    by CYoungLPN Mar 25, '13
    4
    CYoungLPN
  13. Its really NOT a fate worse then death
    by KRSLPN Mar 15, '13
    28
    NurseCard
  14. New grad/New job
    by jnurse21 Mar 20, '13
    6
    chrisrn24
  15. Cognitive stable and cognitive impaired residents' living arrangements
    by rbrown63 Mar 21, '13
    7
    ktwlpn
  16. Does anybody know any residency program for working RN BSN in long term facility
    by Thursday Mar 21, '13
    2
    Thursday
  17. Question about inservices
    by WeepingAngel Mar 19, '13
    5
    rbrown63
  18. New to LTC, does signing off MD orders mean something different here?
    by auntiedebe Mar 9, '13
    16
    auntiedebe
  19. Gero NP dreams vs. experience
    by Vespertinas Mar 17, '13
    7
    JBMmommy
  20. Question about CHF
    by Ginger80 Mar 11, '11
    16
    CapeCodMermaid
  21. discolorations
    by epg712003 Mar 17, '13
    4
    HippyDippyLPN
  22. Disagreement with medical director over wound staging
    by savoytruffle Mar 11, '13
    8
    savoytruffle
  23. Should I question their training?
    by TED_RN-to-be Mar 7, '13
    11
    HippyDippyLPN
  24. Isn't it best for the RN's to take care of the "medically unstable patients"?
    by Blackcat99 Mar 10, '13
    7
    agldragonRN
  25. Eek, Is 48 patients by myself too many for a nightime LTC center shift?
    by hettink Jan 15, '13
    13
    eecoli
  26. Destroying medications
    by nurseywifeymommy1 Mar 12, '13
    31
    BrandonLPN
  27. IV educator
    by RNmom of 4 Mar 8, '13
    1
    michelle126
  28. funerals for medicaid residents
    by ejpip1 Mar 7, '13
    3
    redmielita
  29. I just need some advice on this one, and it's making me NERVOUS.
    by sherabear Mar 7, '13
    52
    morte
  30. Confused on Charting in LTC
    by lyric65 Oct 6, '10
    10
    RitaLeighann
  31. LACK OF STAFF
    by pretty70 Feb 23, '13
    7
    pretty70
  32. Assited Living: The new skilled care
    by NJayne17 Nov 5, '11
    20
    Shell5
  33. Need some advice...should I stay in LTC
    by hmiller621 Mar 6, '13
    2
    LovedRN
  34. Does your LTC get mad when you send patients do the ER?
    by Blackcat99 Mar 3, '13
    16
    dream'n
  35. No Oxygen or Suction in dining room...normal?
    by nervousnurse Mar 5, '13
    18
    anniern2010
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