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. Heat and LTC facilities
    by motherof3sons Jul 2
    12
    motherof3sons
  2. Quitting my first nursing job!
    by Nursing Cecil Jul 1
    4
    Nursing Cecil
  3. Downsizing coming to LTC
    by dnsonthego Jun 28
    5
    caliotter3
  4. New Grad RN- Being "Charge Nurse" over seasoned LVNs and CNAs
    by newhospicern Jun 22
    9
    bluegeegoo2
  5. Charting on Dementia/Alzheimer's
    by grad2012RN Jun 24
    9
    grad2012RN
  6. New Grad Needing Advice
    by iaejd Jun 4
    5
    milfordmom
  7. Why do people don't like it when we send resident out?
    by ChampRN May 28
    24
    milfordmom
  8. NEW ADON
    by Makama1 Jun 21
    9
    SmilingBluEyes
  9. What "isn't" on the MAR
    by ocean.baby Jun 23
    6
    caliotter3
  10. Post fall root cause analysis report...
    by NurseQT May 29
    14
    Maddie86
  11. Teaching Health Education to Dementia/Alzheimer's Pts.
    by grad2012RN Jun 22
    4
    grad2012RN
  12. Opis Management Resources- anybody have feedback on them as a employer
    by telenurse2009 Jun 24
    1
    Esme12
  13. CarDon
    by gcook21 Jun 20
    1
    Esme12
  14. The aging population.
    by zaradia6583 Jun 24
    3
    binzy
  15. Would you apply regular barrier cream to a resident with a fungal infection?
    by CoffeemateCNA Aug 3, '10
    21
    litbitblack
  16. Had a patient fall
    by ArrrrEnnn Jun 20
    13
    SmilingBluEyes
  17. Dementia Village
    by dream'n Jun 22
  18. Working at a crazy SNF...
    by Nola009 Jun 20
    6
    Nola009
  19. Any tips for a 17-year-old CNA?
    by cailey.hutson Jun 8
    3
    misstrinad
  20. Do any nursing homes use "agency staffing" anymore?
    by Blackcat99 Jun 10
    10
    TiredKitten
  21. Being falsely accused of verbal abuse
    by johnny6 Jun 19
    3
    LadyFree28
  22. Geriatric Case Mangement
    by yellowtulip2004 Jun 18
    2
    misstrinad
  23. To Treat or Not to Treat Unrelated Dx Hospice Pt.
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 19
    7
    LadyFree28
  24. I'm so worried.
    by Rnhm13 Jun 14
    3
    Jillybean48
  25. Night shift in LTC/Skilled Nursing
    by kRN0512 Nov 30, '12
    22
    BuckyBadgerRN
  26. Speed Freaks and Serene Souls
    by garciadiego Jun 13
    10
    Jillybean48
  27. So yea...this wound isn't getting any better...
    by ceebeeRN Jun 3
    10
    misstrinad
  28. Charge nurses
    by Nightowl_lpn Jun 17
    3
    misstrinad
  29. New grad in LTC nursing- need advice please!!
    by Allsmiles11 May 29
    10
    misstrinad
  30. Every time I work at my SNF there's an expired pain med order
    by Nola009 Jun 8
    5
    txredheadnurse
  31. I Hope No One Hires You
    by CapeCodMermaid Jun 7
    75
    newhospicern
  32. Issues working in your facility
    by miisz Jun 11
    3
    miisz
  33. Nurse to patient ratio in subacute facility
    by IamGold Jun 12
    3
    TheCommuter
  34. "LPN'S Phased Out"...They say....
    by YesImVictorious Apr 5
    8
    BoyNamedSue
  35. Weight loss in Nursing
    by bluegeegoo2 Jun 2
    13
    vintagemother
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