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. Advice for a new grad on sending patients out to ER?
    by Cynnie24 Aug 28
    7
    ktwlpn
  2. Quit my first  nursing home after 1 day!
    by Trixyp May 7
    36
    EmpathyInAction
  3. The imposition of chemical restraints...
    by Nola009 Sep 8
    35
    sankinrn
  4. Should I just stop?
    • Closed
    by TurtleCat Oct 1
    4
    JustBeachyNurse
  5. what are the conservatee rights in SNF?
    by tankee Aug 16, '10
    20
    NurseQT
  6. VENTING
    by baygrl11 Feb 13
    6
    jayjaybelbelRN
  7. HELP: quit LTC without 2 wk notice and ED treatened to report me to BON
    by hgal May 19, '10
    63
  8. LTC Nursing gets a bad rap!
    by Gchr Sep 21
    12
    firstinfamily
  9. Night shift nurse responsibilities
    by bTRUE Feb 5
    19
    MinoritySN
  10. How Many Night Nurses Attend Meetings?
    by NurseQT Sep 16
    13
    TardisMom
  11. Anyone using a portable ERM for LTC...?
    by Dgillan Sep 25
    1
    kiszi
  12. Question
    by Donna2011 Sep 22
    3
    VivaLasViejas
  13. Med techs and continuous feeding
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Sep 22
    6
    VivaLasViejas
  14. Statements post fall
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 24
    6
    Mn nurse 22
  15. GT continuous feeding  with malfunctioning pump
    by manda691 Sep 23
    6
    amoLucia
  16. Residents rights
    by KEVSAS Sep 24
    7
    JustBeachyNurse
  17. Tips on taking vitals on the elderly
    by negatron Sep 21
    6
    chrisrn24
  18. Never Argue With Dementia (and Other Nuggets of Nursing Wisdom)
    Article by VivaLasViejas Jun 23, '12
    67
    JustKizzy
  19. Alzheimer's Disease and Delirium
    Research by cparker67 Sep 20
    8
    cparker67
  20. Narc Count Disaster
    by bluegeegoo2 Aug 25
    25
    flutist
  21. Do you hop around?
    by garciadiego Sep 14
    12
    flutist
  22. Employee abuse?
    by Cnappy Sep 17
    18
    Ruas61
  23. Nurse Manager Head Explosion
    by garciadiego Sep 17
    9
    HappyWife77
  24. Down time
    by garciadiego Sep 1
    19
    vintagemother
  25. Suspend within 1 month of hire
    by berhaelee Sep 5
    17
    spiderslap
  26. New Unit Manager
    by jayni87 Aug 25
    5
    spiderslap
  27. glimpses of the afterlife/nde
    by ava246 Sep 3
    14
    NurseQT
  28. Mourning
    by Nightowl_lpn Sep 12
    7
    NurseQT
  29. Murphy's law
    by garciadiego Sep 14
    5
    BoyNamedSue
  30. Abuse swept under the rug
    by baygrl11 Jul 14
    6
    nursehaley91
  31. The Right to Die
    by BabyGirl1979 Sep 11
    21
    duskyjewel
  32. Let's be honest
    by garciadiego Sep 14
    4
    garciadiego
  33. It's Wrong!  (A night shift perspective)
    by Sixtyseven Aug 31
    71
    VampyrSlayer
  34. Losing patience with residents.
    by Sbrewster Sep 4
    34
    ktwlpn
  35. ltc and a lawsuit.
    by psychgeribuff Sep 10
    9
    caliotter3
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