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 job means new hours...the night shift...
    by blessedmomma247 May 21, '13
    1
    marycarney
  2. Rewarding Caregivers
    by Katie13LPN May 20, '13
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  3. Nurses who always show up late to work
    by Blackcat99 Mar 20, '13
    8
    chrisrn24
  4. I feel like such an idiot
    by NurseEricaB May 9, '13
    10
    LTCangel
  5. Nurse Delegation with complex feeding
    by wellnavy May 16, '13
    2
    amoLucia
  6. Compassionate care for dementia at Beatitudes, Tena Alonzo
    by hotflashion May 17, '13
    1
    nervousnurse
  7. New Grad just got a job at LTC/rehab
    by BosSM22 May 9, '13
    8
    JBMmommy
  8. Interview first time for DON at assisted living
    by creamcheesepuff May 16, '13
  9. 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
  10. The Elderly Are Devalued
    Article by TheCommuter Aug 14, '12
    44
    ricksy
  11. Staff Wearing a Mask to Prevent Illness??
    by kayakingRN May 14, '13
    1
    Silverdragon102
  12. Does your facility send someone home every shift?
    by Blackcat99 May 2, '13
    22
    Blackcat99
  13. new to ltc - any reading recommendations or other suggestions?
    by pinkiepieRN May 10, '13
    2
    pinkiepieRN
  14. Bombed my second shift on my own
    by venousr3tuRN Apr 23, '13
    16
    soonrn2527
  15. so ready to quit
    by fairyluv Apr 26, '13
    12
    fairyluv
  16. Problems at the SNF
    by richnurse828 Apr 6, '13
    25
    Havin' A Party!
  17. 2 months into my job, and I have state coming this whole week. any tips?
    by keepitsimple0025 May 8, '13
    2
    kmarie724
  18. Will You Care for Me When I am Old
    Video by tnbutterfly May 7, '13
  19. Skilled Notes
    by Isitpossible Aug 10, '12
    21
    CapeCodMermaid
  20. Vitals
    by dallet6 May 6, '13
    3
    chrisrn24
  21. National Nursing Home week
    by KRSLPN May 3, '13
    4
    dallet6
  22. I'm my own worst problem
    by JBMmommy Apr 30, '13
    7
    dallet6
  23. How Long does it take you?
    by mvm2 Apr 19, '13
    3
    dallet6
  24. Any nurses who enjoy LTC?
    by Rose2013 May 2, '13
    6
    dragonheart
  25. Fake nursing/CNA licenses or what?
    by Blackcat99 Apr 22, '13
    45
    NursexOx
  26. Any advice? New Nurse-first job in ltc
    by RNdeez Apr 30, '13
    4
    misted
  27. Advice please!
    by RN315 Apr 25, '13
    23
  28. Thinking of transitioning to LTC from hospital acute care...
    by fireball78 Sep 25, '11
    7
    Tinkerbell04
  29. Stale new grad interviewing for weekend option
    by pinkiepieRN Apr 26, '13
    2
    chrisrn24
  30. Too good for my own good? Rant!
    by AtheistRN Apr 24, '13
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  31. Dangerous and Demented:  What Usually Happens?
    by Ruby Vee Aug 9, '12
    27
    Anne36
  32. Can someone please give me some advice, some direction.  I feel like a failure.
    by snazzy-jazzy Apr 17, '13
    12
    snazzy-jazzy
  33. Issues of amonymity with complaints
    by Babynurse2013 Apr 22, '13
    3
    Nascar nurse
  34. NOC nurse
    by CYoungLPN Apr 16, '13
    11
    CYoungLPN
  35. Facilitating Change Among Nursing Assistants in Long Term Care
    by NRSKarenRN Apr 24, '13
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