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. Raises/ending pay
    by annajanern May 6, '13
    16
    NurseGuyBri
  2. How is this acceptable? 50 patients ltc/skilled DAYSHIFT!
    by CynicallyVexed May 1, '13
    21
    NurseGuyBri
  3. DOH survey
    by ktwlpn Jul 24, '13
    20
    CapeCodMermaid
  4. Rehab RN working for a supervisor LPN
    by milfordmom Jul 25, '13
    9
    NurseGuyBri
  5. Obamacare and LTC reimbursment.
    by fairyluv Jul 26, '13
    8
    NurseGuyBri
  6. NEW NURSE: Help! Tell me why what I did was wrong??
    by ricksy Jul 30, '13
    6
    SuesquatchRN
  7. How will green homes ever replace nursing homes?
    by downsouthlaff Jul 30, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  8. How can I make Rocephin IM hurt less???
    by nurse_tnb Jan 15, '12
    14
    scceda
  9. The hardest thing
    by tayloramaRN2be Jul 28, '13
    4
    ktwlpn
  10. federal NH survey vs state survey
    by brownie0495 Jul 29, '13
    8
    EmeraldCoastRX
  11. Ativan use for Geriatrics
    by jamd11 Jul 30, '13
    5
    txredheadnurse
  12. bowel sounds vs no bowel sounds
    by fairyluv Jul 30, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  13. Any tips for a new RN starting off in a nursing home?
    by CindyLou1983 Jul 25, '13
    8
    NurseGuyBri
  14. Genesis Healthcare CNA/GNA Hiring Process Lengthy???
    by luvcare May 27, '13
    3
    luvcare
  15. Nurse "tools" for LTC
    by rvnburton Jul 27, '13
    6
    amoLucia
  16. frustrating
    by fairyluv Jul 27, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  17. What should new LTC nurse know??
    by rvnburton Jul 16, '13
    10
    AngelRN27
  18. Need advice about who I can contact re: my ex-MIL in SNF
    • Closed
    by iwanna Jul 26, '13
    5
    traumaRUs
  19. DNS overruled MD?!
    by JBMmommy Jul 19, '13
    17
    JBMmommy
  20. Have you ever worked at a nursing home that ended up closing?
    by NurseCard Jul 16, '13
    4
    TheCommuter
  21. Elder Abuse/ Neglect
    by juliepag Jul 22, '13
    11
    kbrn2002
  22. Being the "only RN" in the building.
    by Spikey9001 Jul 19, '13
    25
    jadelpn
  23. wow! the laziness!
    by ohioSICUrn Sep 11, '11
    44
    LockportRN
  24. Witnessing and reporting resident abuse.
    by wjg2882 Jul 21, '13
    7
    chrisrn24
  25. Surveyors and Sundowners
    by fairyluv Jul 10, '13
    8
    fairyluv
  26. Compassion Fatigue: I finally figured out what's wrong with me
    by bluegeegoo2 Jul 19, '13
    6
    vaLPN757
  27. Working in a SNF
    by Mzkikalvn Jul 15, '13
    5
    Mzkikalvn
  28. LAWS
    by ricksy Jul 20, '13
    5
    MarggoRita
  29. National Provider Identifier (NPI)
    by pretty70 Jul 16, '13
    9
    pretty70
  30. Patient Death Notice BOMBSHELL! HELP!
    by ricksy Jul 18, '13
    11
    kmarie724
  31. Health care acquired conditions, what happens in the SNF?
    by mlbluvr Jul 19, '13
    1
    mlbluvr
  32. Non compliant residents
    by fairyluv Jul 7, '13
    7
    fairyluv
  33. Will you quit this SNF? (itís hard to work at SNF infrequently as a Per-Diem)
    by 50kn Jul 18, '13
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  34. Why can't I get a LTC job??
    by rvnburton Jul 7, '13
    21
    RpeNa
  35. Resident seating arrangement dilema
    by litbitblack Jul 16, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
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