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. Any tips for a 17-year-old CNA?
    by cailey.hutson Jun 8
    3
    misstrinad
  2. Do any nursing homes use "agency staffing" anymore?
    by Blackcat99 Jun 10
    10
    TiredKitten
  3. Being falsely accused of verbal abuse
    by johnny6 Jun 19
    3
    LadyFree28
  4. Geriatric Case Mangement
    by yellowtulip2004 Jun 18
    2
    misstrinad
  5. To Treat or Not to Treat Unrelated Dx Hospice Pt.
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 19
    7
    LadyFree28
  6. I'm so worried.
    by Rnhm13 Jun 14
    3
    Jillybean48
  7. Night shift in LTC/Skilled Nursing
    by kRN0512 Nov 30, '12
    22
    BuckyBadgerRN
  8. Speed Freaks and Serene Souls
    by garciadiego Jun 13
    10
    Jillybean48
  9. So yea...this wound isn't getting any better...
    by ceebeeRN Jun 3
    10
    misstrinad
  10. Charge nurses
    by Nightowl_lpn Jun 17
    3
    misstrinad
  11. New grad in LTC nursing- need advice please!!
    by Allsmiles11 May 29
    10
    misstrinad
  12. Every time I work at my SNF there's an expired pain med order
    by Nola009 Jun 8
    5
    txredheadnurse
  13. I Hope No One Hires You
    by CapeCodMermaid Jun 7
    75
    moonchild86
  14. Issues working in your facility
    by miisz Jun 11
    3
    miisz
  15. Nurse to patient ratio in subacute facility
    by IamGold Jun 12
    3
    TheCommuter
  16. "LPN'S Phased Out"...They say....
    by YesImVictorious Apr 5
    8
    BoyNamedSue
  17. Weight loss in Nursing
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 2
    13
    vintagemother
  18. Cranky Old Man - What do you see nurses?
    Article by brian Dec 27, '13
    18
    Nola009
  19. Impossible Family Member
    by bluegeegoo2 May 15
    25
    CapeCodMermaid
  20. Funny & Cute Things Our Demented Patients Say
    Article by TheCommuter Aug 15, '12
    76
    l8308
  21. What is the nurses job in regards to restraints in a nursing home?
    by ArtofGrace Jul 1, '10
    17
    motherof3sons
  22. My mother has coprophagia
    • Closed
    by wfttday Jun 3
    1
    sirI
  23. So, how do we do it???
    by ProudMom511 May 31
    5
    CapeCodMermaid
  24. There's a Mousetrap In My Med Cart
    Article by 99percentangel Mar 11, '09
    86
    Bear92
  25. You gotta love them!
    by CapeCodMermaid May 19
    14
    xoemmylouox
  26. Frustration with "Assisted Living"
    by Leda1st May 18, '10
    16
    Havin' A Party!
  27. Plan of correction: Pressure, infection, falls
    by Shell5 Feb 5, '13
    15
    agebhart7241
  28. admissions coordinator?
    by buttons86 Nov 27, '13
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  29. What "bad habits" are LTC nurses known for??
    by Nola009 Apr 19
    28
    ChampRN
  30. Where are all the nurses?
    by CapeCodMermaid Apr 24
    69
    scashrn
  31. How to stay afloat as a new nurse in LTC
    by gainschool4lpn May 15
    6
    Nola009
  32. Guidelines for required charting in LTC..
    by NurseQT May 28
    1
    NutmeggeRN
  33. I'm stuck w/ a LTC patient who has Munchausen's
    by Jaki May 26
    10
    abbnurse
  34. Relationship Between Unmarried Residents.
    by NurseQT May 8
    7
    NurseQT
  35. Regarding Mother's Day...
    by ktwlpn May 13, '13
    11
    Ruby Vee
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