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. Do all of your LTC charts have face sheets?
    by Blackcat99 Dec 31, '12
    15
    fultzymom
  2. "Tough to swallow" - video on the state of food in LTC facilities
    by RN2B123 Jan 13, '13
    10
    CapeCodMermaid
  3. Outer Banks Nurses
    by casperRN Jan 12, '13
    4
    VANurse2010
  4. New NP in LTC
    by momnurse6 Dec 27, '12
    9
    LTCangel
  5. We really care about our nurses at our wonderful LTC
    by Blackcat99 Jan 11, '13
    14
    multi10
  6. LTC in California for New Grads
    by racs09_RN Mar 7, '12
    9
    Sunglitz56
  7. Medicare halls
    by wyogypsy Jan 10, '13
    4
    PankaD89
  8. Feeling burnt out
    by wintersetmom Jan 2, '13
    6
    proudauntie415
  9. Is this Safe?  Census: 45 / ID Bands: 0 / # of Nurses: 1
    by carriebarton59 Apr 19, '10
    51
    Jess6
  10. Replacing LPNs with medication techs - Is this legal?
    by aelmore Nov 13, '12
    19
    akanini
  11. Irony in LTC
    by ElizaW Jan 8, '13
    2
    CloudySue
  12. First job advice...
    by sdugan07 Jan 7, '13
    4
    Kittypower123
  13. LTC Staffing ratios?
    by AKreader Nov 11, '12
    16
    Starkrav
  14. What lies were you told when you were first hired in LTC?
    by Blackcat99 Dec 22, '12
    44
    Havin' A Party!
  15. Staff on Resident Sexual Abuse?
    by carbaminohemoglobin Dec 11, '12
    18
    CanuckNurse1
  16. Should I work in LTC?
    by pat8585 Jan 5, '13
    1
    AdkNurse
  17. Good nurse vs bad nurse
    by PankaD89 Jan 2, '13
    20
    PankaD89
  18. Just Completed My One Year of Probation on the Job!
    by litlgrn Jan 3, '13
    9
    malestunurse
  19. Giving alcohol to a resident
    by fournee Dec 25, '12
    35
    NurseCard
  20. Pay Rates??
    by Sweeti738 Oct 1, '12
    16
    yshell12
  21. need help filling out LTC admission forms!
    by Grannyof6 Dec 30, '12
    11
    Nascar nurse
  22. Staff Development position
    by Micki72 Dec 27, '12
    6
    mappers
  23. Chest Pain and DNR status
    by MissRN7 Nov 10, '12
    12
    psu_213
  24. New nurses in LTC
    by Sweeti738 Dec 2, '12
    14
    rlev
  25. Discouraged after first day training on new job :(
    by SP1CEGRL Jun 30, '11
    33
    Chio2009RN
  26. OK Managment you win. Nurses are leaving on time now.
    by Blackcat99 Dec 12, '12
    18
    CT Pixie
  27. Thank you!
    by CapeCodMermaid Dec 21, '12
    9
    sharpeimom
  28. LTC- 3 mandatory meetings a month?
    by Blackcat99 Dec 18, '12
    2
    michelle126
  29. Do you call the doctor at night for low B/P's on night shift?
    by Blackcat99 Dec 8, '12
    33
    psu_213
  30. Night shift in LTC/Skilled Nursing
    by kRN0512 Nov 30, '12
    18
    amoLucia
  31. SIMPLY PUT
    by GLORIAmunchkin72 Dec 7, '12
    7
    michelle126
  32. Megace Suspension
    by moorebluejacket Dec 5, '12
    8
    akita_mommy
  33. Too soon to feel burnt out of LTC?
    by Isitpossible Dec 12, '12
    6
    teeniebert
  34. LTC-I want report and count at beginning of my shift
    by Blackcat99 Nov 13, '12
    14
    mrfrost
  35. Is it OK to give baking soda and water to LTC patient without a doctor order?
    by Blackcat99 Nov 27, '12
    21
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