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. new grad/ltc
    by pink2004 May 19, '13
    15
    PeacockMaiden
  2. Time management and delegation
    by pinkiepieRN Jun 7, '13
    5
    Pat2012
  3. Excited about SNF......
    by alltheway2013 Jun 4, '13
    4
    HippyDippyLPN
  4. GDR's, what has been your experience?
    by terraqueous May 12, '13
    12
    RN&mom
  5. Am I wearing a "Kick Me" sign?!
    by HelenaHandbasket Jun 5, '13
    1
    silverbat
  6. Volunteer/Training Opportunities in Medical Assisting
    by luvcare Jun 5, '13
  7. New Rn and LTC charting
    by ricksy May 30, '13
    10
    CapeCodMermaid
  8. What do you do about doctors who don't write scripts for narcotics/sleeping pills etc
    by Blackcat99 May 27, '13
    25
    pomegranate
  9. I am the only nurse getting high blood glucose numbers
    by ricksy May 11, '13
    47
    nursejami
  10. New RN working Rehab/LTC Im overwhelmed. HELP!
    by Jamie6RN Aug 5, '11
    23
    Lorrib2592
  11. Job Interview on Monday
    by Katie13LPN May 18, '13
    13
    Isabel-ANP-BC
  12. MARS:  electronic or paper?
    by hope3456 Apr 16, '13
    31
    kbrn2002
  13. how PRN schedule works in LTC
    by Orion81 May 18, '13
    7
    freesia29
  14. New job...
    by TrickieTam Jan 31, '13
    2
  15. Kinda of a vent...
    by blessedmomma247 May 28, '13
    2
    HippyDippyLPN
  16. lawsuits
    by nicole68 May 26, '13
    7
    Meriwhen
  17. Med error for new 2013 nurse
    by Terrified83 May 22, '13
    7
    Havin' A Party!
  18. Culture shock: staffing ratios, medication passes and teamwork
    by pinkiepieRN May 24, '13
    2
    amoLucia
  19. Narcs sent home with wrong resident
    by laderalis May 20, '13
    10
    laderalis
  20. Did You Even Bother To Read It? (vent)
    by CapeCodMermaid May 22, '13
    5
    Havin' A Party!
  21. Long story...need to vent ...
    by blessedmomma247 May 20, '13
    16
    sunny3811
  22. Time Management
    by Katie13LPN May 16, '13
    12
    judybsn
  23. New job means new hours...the night shift...
    by blessedmomma247 May 21, '13
    1
    marycarney
  24. Rewarding Caregivers
    by Katie13LPN May 20, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  25. Nurses who always show up late to work
    by Blackcat99 Mar 20, '13
    8
    chrisrn24
  26. I feel like such an idiot
    by NurseEricaB May 9, '13
    10
    LTCangel
  27. Nurse Delegation with complex feeding
    by wellnavy May 16, '13
    2
    amoLucia
  28. Compassionate care for dementia at Beatitudes, Tena Alonzo
    by hotflashion May 17, '13
    1
    nervousnurse
  29. New Grad just got a job at LTC/rehab
    by BosSM22 May 9, '13
    8
    JBMmommy
  30. Interview first time for DON at assisted living
    by creamcheesepuff May 16, '13
  31. RN for 18 years and I'm completely lost with my new LTC job when it comes to Med Pass
    by OldNurseNewTricks May 15, '13
    2
    creamcheesepuff
  32. The Elderly Are Devalued
    Article by TheCommuter Aug 14, '12
    44
    ricksy
  33. Staff Wearing a Mask to Prevent Illness??
    by kayakingRN May 14, '13
    1
    Silverdragon102
  34. Does your facility send someone home every shift?
    by Blackcat99 May 2, '13
    22
    Blackcat99
  35. new to ltc - any reading recommendations or other suggestions?
    by pinkiepieRN May 10, '13
    2
    pinkiepieRN
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