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. Offered a job!!
    by lezleyhindman Sep 13, '13
    4
    pir8
  2. Base pay of RN BSN in LTC
    by RNinject Jun 5
    19
    juswannabenurse
  3. Why is LTC so hated
    by MadameFreckles Jun 17, '11
    94
    HeyNurse2014
  4. Can someone explain?
    by Khalesi25 Jun 2
    8
    sallyrnrrt
  5. What's up with this?
    by CapeCodMermaid Jun 18
    6
    sallyrnrrt
  6. Heat and LTC facilities
    by motherof3sons Jul 2
    12
    motherof3sons
  7. Need expert advice on how to pass 39 patients' medication in a 2-hour time frame.
    by OneMurse Apr 9
    36
    jrost80RNBSN
  8. Administer insulin when glucose is 53?
    by Trixyp Jun 9
    9
    jrost80RNBSN
  9. Quitting my first nursing job!
    by Nursing Cecil Jul 1
    4
    Nursing Cecil
  10. Downsizing coming to LTC
    by dnsonthego Jun 28
    5
    caliotter3
  11. New Grad RN- Being "Charge Nurse" over seasoned LVNs and CNAs
    by moonchild86 Jun 22
    9
    bluegeegoo2
  12. Charting on Dementia/Alzheimer's
    by grad2012RN Jun 24
    9
    grad2012RN
  13. New Grad Needing Advice
    by iaejd Jun 4
    5
    milfordmom
  14. Why do people don't like it when we send resident out?
    by ChampRN May 28
    24
    milfordmom
  15. NEW ADON
    by Makama1 Jun 21
    9
    SmilingBluEyes
  16. What "isn't" on the MAR
    by ocean.baby Jun 23
    6
    caliotter3
  17. Affecting Change in Care of Geriatric Population
    by moonchild86 Jun 27
  18. Post fall root cause analysis report...
    by NurseQT May 29
    14
    Maddie86
  19. Teaching Health Education to Dementia/Alzheimer's Pts.
    by grad2012RN Jun 22
    4
    grad2012RN
  20. Opis Management Resources- anybody have feedback on them as a employer
    by telenurse2009 Jun 24
    1
    Esme12
  21. CarDon
    by gcook21 Jun 20
    1
    Esme12
  22. The aging population.
    by zaradia6583 Jun 24
    3
    binzy
  23. Would you apply regular barrier cream to a resident with a fungal infection?
    by CoffeemateCNA Aug 3, '10
    21
    litbitblack
  24. Had a patient fall
    by ArrrrEnnn Jun 20
    13
    SmilingBluEyes
  25. Dementia Village
    by dream'n Jun 22
  26. Working at a crazy SNF...
    by Nola009 Jun 20
    6
    Nola009
  27. Any tips for a 17-year-old CNA?
    by cailey.hutson Jun 8
    3
    misstrinad
  28. Do any nursing homes use "agency staffing" anymore?
    by Blackcat99 Jun 10
    10
    TiredKitten
  29. Being falsely accused of verbal abuse
    by johnny6 Jun 19
    3
    LadyFree28
  30. Geriatric Case Mangement
    by yellowtulip2004 Jun 18
    2
    misstrinad
  31. To Treat or Not to Treat Unrelated Dx Hospice Pt.
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 19
    7
    LadyFree28
  32. I'm so worried.
    by Rnhm13 Jun 14
    3
    Jillybean48
  33. Night shift in LTC/Skilled Nursing
    by kRN0512 Nov 30, '12
    22
    BuckyBadgerRN
  34. Speed Freaks and Serene Souls
    by garciadiego Jun 13
    10
    Jillybean48
  35. So yea...this wound isn't getting any better...
    by ceebeeRN Jun 3
    10
    misstrinad
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