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 Grad & First Job in LTC - Lots of Overtime/Doubles - How Much Is Too Much?
    by blackdiamond407 Mar 6
    14
    chrisrn24
  2. Residents leaving facility with scheduled medications
    by JBMmommy Sep 3, '13
    20
    CapeCodMermaid
  3. Short nursing staff
    by nurseywifeymommy1 Mar 3, '13
    24
    nursebeanie
  4. nursing home- nights 7p-7a. What to expect?
    by aviaa Mar 6
    12
    kckris
  5. Manual BP Assessment on Elderly
    by nursechristineb Mar 3
    14
    scashrn
  6. Restorative nursing
    by momandstudent Mar 2
    9
    DHawkinsrn
  7. Monthly changeover MAR/TAR:
    by LPNMary Mar 2
    3
    caliotter3
  8. LTC Proper Assessment Skills
    by souleater11 Feb 24
    7
    amoLucia
  9. Fever in elderly
    by tracyRNBSN Mar 1
    2
    tracyRNBSN
  10. Skin assessment
    by dinky35 Mar 3
    1
    Here.I.Stand
  11. Assisted Living - What EMAR software do YOU use???
    by OhioITNurse Nov 28, '13
    14
    dinky35
  12. First Day Tomorrow...Any Tips?
    by Java Mama Mar 2
    4
    CapeCodMermaid
  13. I didn't accept the keys…..
    by BerryHappy Mar 1
    12
    Nola009
  14. Hydration pass
    by momandstudent Mar 2
  15. How much training did you get?
    by sue1000 Jan 13, '13
    23
    LemonAide
  16. Surveyor: The First Week
    Article by VivaLasViejas Jan 11
    21
    SE_BSN_RN
  17. How Does Your LTC Facility Identify DNR Patients?
    by agingnurse Mar 13, '13
    10
    chillceb
  18. charting
    by wondertwin Feb 28
    4
    wondertwin
  19. LPN 20yrs exp. payrate Jacksonville, Florida
    by RNWANDABE Feb 28
  20. how can our LTC save money???
    by vicki518 Feb 26
    10
    CapeCodMermaid
  21. Board Certification in Gerontology.
    by psychgeribuff Feb 27
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  22. Benign stroke symptoms in the elderly population?
    by Brekka Feb 27
  23. Not a question..I just need alot of cheering up..
    by Janis Joplin Feb 25
    9
    loriangel14
  24. Progress Notes
    by ricksy May 16, '13
    5
    Mn nurse 22
  25. Am I freak for charting meds as I pull them?
    by Izzy11 Jul 20, '11
    53
    TriciaJ
  26. Activities to do with residents?
    by Innocentbones Oct 22, '12
    9
    loriangel14
  27. Violent/combative residents?
    by nursehaley91 Dec 4, '13
    30
    sumo12
  28. Bruise or ecchymosis?
    by SneakySnake Jul 9, '11
    23
    vicki518
  29. How does your facility welcome new residents and their loved ones?
    by ricksy Aug 15, '13
    4
    vicki518
  30. Med Passes
    by kcdunlap Sep 13, '13
    14
    vicki518
  31. Patient falls and state visits
    by ptvgirl Feb 23
    18
    amoLucia
  32. can I administer meds to my parents in an assisted living facility
    by donnalea Feb 25
    1
    TheCommuter
  33. Getting back into LTC!
    by NurseNightOwl Feb 24
    1
    HappyWife77
  34. Increased Falls in LTC-EMS concerned
    by paramed401 Feb 23
    4
    TheCommuter
  35. Bravo LTC Nurses!
    by Retired APRN Feb 12
    13
    Havin' A Party!
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