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. One month on the job and still not getting it.
    by sunmaidliz Apr 13, '13
    7
    noc4senuf
  2. New RN - First nursing job in LTC and I feel like I'm drowning!!
    by knitnurse72 Apr 10, '13
    3
    sunmaidliz
  3. Continuing Education for Long-term Care Nurses
    by rmlengel Apr 11, '13
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  4. A ? about patient safety in transporting via POV (wordy)
    by Psychtrish39 Apr 10, '13
    3
    amoLucia
  5. nurse was unfairly dismissed
    by seraphimp Apr 11, '13
    3
    amoLucia
  6. Nursing home nurses week ideas!!!
    by NHAneedshelp Mar 27, '13
    8
    CapeCodMermaid
  7. CNA vsResident Assistant
    by mvm2 Apr 10, '13
    2
    mvm2
  8. admin's what do they do ??
    by fairyluv Apr 5, '13
    8
    LTCNS
  9. Confused on lpn scope of practice
    by fairyluv Apr 9, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  10. Do you LOVE to 'write people up'? Tips and timesavers!
    by SuzieVN Apr 7, '13
    17
    time2go
  11. do you tell your co workers ???
    by fairyluv Apr 7, '13
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  12. Graduation Project Help-Geriatrics
    by StephanieDenise Apr 7, '13
    1
    auntiedebe
  13. dealing with Dr's
    by fairyluv Apr 5, '13
    12
    SaoirseRN
  14. Unhappy staff, unsure how to cope
    by bubbles1605 Apr 6, '13
    12
    bubbles1605
  15. How does your facility confirm you are giving all your meds?
    by fairyluv Apr 6, '13
    25
    SuzieVN
  16. missing narc
    by fairyluv Apr 4, '13
    25
    BrandonLPN
  17. Most common meds in LTC??
    by Tinker Bell RN Jun 23, '11
    19
    stardust80916
  18. Missing Narc.....but for how long?
    by SE_BSN_RN Feb 28, '11
    26
    stardust80916
  19. Are Assisted Living Facilities required by law to have a nurse on staff?
    by Lundazi Mar 31, '13
    6
    DSkelton711
  20. Does your SNF use EMR in any capacity?
    by SuzieVN Apr 1, '13
    10
  21. Cna's gone wild!!
    by mmdavids Feb 23, '13
    8
    SuzieVN
  22. Is this normal?
    by brendacg Apr 4, '13
    1
    SuzieVN
  23. What shift does the 7am med pass?
    by keepitsimple0025 Mar 15, '13
    30
    beckster_01
  24. Is this legal? The ulgy side of LTCCs
    by Chibilou Jan 31, '13
    4
    SuzieVN
  25. 8hr daily sched of a rn
    by soonrn2527 Apr 1, '13
    9
    JBMmommy
  26. Advice and tips needed- New to LTC & mid-night shift
    by GirlnextdoorRN Jan 7, '11
    14
  27. Re: First CNA Interview Tomorrow.
    by BeltedSnow Apr 1, '13
  28. New grad nursing home job...right for me?
    by missjoopa Mar 26, '13
    9
    SuzieVN
  29. Discouraged with LTC. Advice?
    by RoxieRN0511 Mar 14, '13
    12
    SuzieVN
  30. Reducing ED transfers from SNF
    by HelenaHandbasket Jun 9, '11
    26
    SuzieVN
  31. Increasing anxiety due to LTC
    by Dltcawa Mar 28, '13
    1
    SuzieVN
  32. Need help!! First week in assisted living
    by Shell5 Mar 23, '13
    4
    SuzieVN
  33. comfort care?
    by RNstrong Mar 29, '13
    12
    prnqday
  34. assisted living resident coordinator
    by luvmysoldier Feb 17, '13
    2
    SuzieVN
  35. LTC and Pharmacy deliveries
    by fairyluv Mar 21, '13
    9
    SuzieVN
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