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. Am I limiting myself?
    by CaringGerinurse525 Jul 7, '13
    11
  2. feel inadequate in assessing heart sounds
    by beatrice1 Mar 5, '12
    7
    LifesAJourney
  3. Resident refused to take meds.
    by senvang2000 Jul 7, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  4. Resident dies and nurse is to blame
    by fairyluv Jul 2, '13
    25
    fairyluv
  5. What do I look for when interviewing for LTC position?
    by Marshall1 Jul 8, '13
  6. So tired..why are they all the same.
    by fairyluv Jul 5, '13
    11
    fairyluv
  7. Skilled/assisted living/types of pts??
    by lauriepat Jul 2, '13
    8
    amoLucia
  8. Aggressive residents?
    by freesia29 Jul 2, '13
    6
    SuesquatchRN
  9. Hourly Rate for an LPN in Florida
    by ANNG7 May 15, '11
    33
    ASPIRING2BGREAT
  10. broken narc box.
    by fairyluv Jun 19, '13
    9
    fairyluv
  11. My hall is eating me alive...
    by Pat2012 Jun 7, '13
    4
    Havin' A Party!
  12. LTC out
    by jnurse21 Jun 24, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  13. Stressed at snf/nursing home
    by Vernie08 Jun 26, '13
    3
    PeacockMaiden
  14. LTC and SNF nurses and CNAs: Have you ever been attacked by a resident/patient?
    by MissFlashRN Mar 11, '10
    28
    Glycerine82
  15. Need example of obra charting for charting
    by Blackcat99 Jun 24, '13
    1
    dakotadenise
  16. Would you feel something was wrong...
    by mvm2 Jun 4, '13
    11
    Havin' A Party!
  17. I should be running for the hills
    by jasilady Jun 24, '13
    6
    Havin' A Party!
  18. urine colors for geriatrics
    by prettynurseL Jun 24, '13
    3
    prettynurseL
  19. Gerontology certification exam
    by sweepea Jul 27, '11
    6
    PriscillaC
  20. Rehab needs to get a clue
    by CapeCodMermaid Jun 7, '13
    67
    BrandonLPN
  21. What I Wish I Could Say to My Residents and Their Families
    by bluegeegoo2 May 26, '13
    32
    miasmom
  22. How/who to ask for a performance review/raise
    by blinky Jun 20, '13
    2
    blinky
  23. how to explain that I will help them after med pass
    by SleeepyRN May 29, '13
    9
    fairyluv
  24. ANCC Gerontology Exam
    by PriscillaC Jun 14, '13
    6
    PriscillaC
  25. SNF rehab unit 25 patients to one nurse
    by mellster Jun 11, '13
    9
    HippyDippyLPN
  26. Bending and Breaking the Rules in Nursing
    Article by TheCommuter Jan 29, '13
    57
    aharrellRN
  27. Any Ideas for scratchers??
    by mvm2 Jun 13, '13
    7
    amoLucia
  28. Former Med-Surg RN now working in SNF - Help!
    by RegisteredNuisance Jun 11, '13
    6
  29. How long would you give it?
    by freesia29 May 31, '13
    6
    indiechic
  30. Looking to put grandma in LTC...what to be on look out for?
    by rahchacha Jun 1, '13
    12
    Glycerine82
  31. Best source to review wound care as an LTC care?
    by Rose2013 Jun 9, '13
    3
    SuesquatchRN
  32. Electronic wrist bp cuffs
    by jnurse21 May 19, '13
    17
    noc4senuf
  33. Why would a manager not want to train?
    by Not new new Jun 6, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  34. Education and care homes
    by carol dimon Jun 10, '13
  35. new grad/ltc
    by pink2004 May 19, '13
    15
    PeacockMaiden
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