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. Ativan use for Geriatrics
    by jamd11 Jul 30, '13
    5
    txredheadnurse
  2. bowel sounds vs no bowel sounds
    by fairyluv Jul 30, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  3. Any tips for a new RN starting off in a nursing home?
    by CindyLou1983 Jul 25, '13
    8
    NurseGuyBri
  4. Genesis Healthcare CNA/GNA Hiring Process Lengthy???
    by luvcare May 27, '13
    3
    luvcare
  5. Nurse "tools" for LTC
    by rvnburton Jul 27, '13
    6
    amoLucia
  6. frustrating
    by fairyluv Jul 27, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  7. What should new LTC nurse know??
    by rvnburton Jul 16, '13
    10
    AngelRN27
  8. Need advice about who I can contact re: my ex-MIL in SNF
    • Closed
    by iwanna Jul 26, '13
    5
    traumaRUs
  9. DNS overruled MD?!
    by JBMmommy Jul 19, '13
    17
    JBMmommy
  10. Have you ever worked at a nursing home that ended up closing?
    by NurseCard Jul 16, '13
    4
    TheCommuter
  11. Elder Abuse/ Neglect
    by juliepag Jul 22, '13
    11
    kbrn2002
  12. Being the "only RN" in the building.
    by Spikey9001 Jul 19, '13
    25
    jadelpn
  13. wow! the laziness!
    by ohioSICUrn Sep 11, '11
    44
    LockportRN
  14. Witnessing and reporting resident abuse.
    by wjg2882 Jul 21, '13
    7
    chrisrn24
  15. Surveyors and Sundowners
    by fairyluv Jul 10, '13
    8
    fairyluv
  16. Compassion Fatigue: I finally figured out what's wrong with me
    by bluegeegoo2 Jul 19, '13
    6
    vaLPN757
  17. Working in a SNF
    by Mzkikalvn Jul 15, '13
    5
    Mzkikalvn
  18. LAWS
    by ricksy Jul 20, '13
    5
    MarggoRita
  19. National Provider Identifier (NPI)
    by pretty70 Jul 16, '13
    9
    pretty70
  20. Patient Death Notice BOMBSHELL! HELP!
    by ricksy Jul 18, '13
    11
    kmarie724
  21. Health care acquired conditions, what happens in the SNF?
    by mlbluvr Jul 19, '13
    1
    mlbluvr
  22. Non compliant residents
    by fairyluv Jul 7, '13
    7
    fairyluv
  23. Will you quit this SNF? (itís hard to work at SNF infrequently as a Per-Diem)
    by 50kn Jul 18, '13
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  24. Why can't I get a LTC job??
    by rvnburton Jul 7, '13
    21
    RpeNa
  25. Resident seating arrangement dilema
    by litbitblack Jul 16, '13
    1
    ktwlpn
  26. Too slow, not using "common sense", am i being unsafe or am i missing something big?
    by pinkiepieRN Jul 16, '13
    3
    ktwlpn
  27. New GNA "Initiation?"
    by luvcare Jul 17, '13
  28. Charge Nurse
    by Katie13LPN Jul 15, '13
    6
    JustBeachyNurse
  29. R.E.S.P.E.C.T.
    by CapeCodMermaid Jul 9, '13
    19
    sallyrnrrt
  30. Story of Lunacy
    by Katie13LPN Jul 15, '13
    4
    BrandonLPN
  31. New wound care nurse in nursing home
    by gem4monge Jul 7, '13
    8
    wyogypsy
  32. Facility Cut Staff Pay by 3%, More to Come?
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 23, '13
    19
    BrandonLPN
  33. Full Code Hospice Pt Acute Change in Condition...What to Do?
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 29, '13
    34
    bluegeegoo2
  34. New Nurse Pain Med Question
    by ricksy Jul 8, '13
    38
    VANurse2010
  35. Recommended Nursing Home Consultant Groups
    by WhenPigsFly Jul 14, '13
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