Geriatric Nurses / LTC Nursing - page 6

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.

  1. What should the nurse-patient ratio be in long-term care facilities?
    by Jaimie.RN Jan 13, '12
    12
    nurseburst
  2. Looking to re-enter the field via LTC
    by frappuccino1 Sep 30, '16
    28
  3. What do you consider a heavy patient assignment?
    by LPNtoRNin2016OH Sep 28, '16
    22
    Kooky Korky
  4. EMAR down, no paper Mar?
    by Dawnkeibals Oct 1, '16
    6
    sacyyl220
  5. Transitioning to transitional care
    by mtjoanna Oct 6, '16
    2
    mtjoanna
  6. Counting Liquid NARCS
    by ltcnurse4u Sep 9, '16
    6
  7. How is like working in an SNF?
    by Life22feb Sep 16, '16
    11
  8. My Preceptor Let Me Drown
    by kbvn3210 Sep 20, '16
    7
    purplegal
  9. Working in former nursing home as new grad
    by walxii Sep 17, '16
    2
    ShelbyaStar
  10. Speedy med pass
    by sbostonRN Aug 18, '11
    62
    nurseburst
  11. IV Certification
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 19, '16
    4
    CoffeeRTC
  12. Working in Nursing home is all the same?
    by bigorange123 Sep 12, '16
    15
    Neats
  13. Ace wraps for edema in foot/leg
    by yooperPN Jul 27, '11
    10
    TF. LPN
  14. What to do when a patient falls????
    by Nurse_Tricia Apr 26, '10
    25
    debelse56
  15. How long??
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 14, '16
    1
    caliotter3
  16. What is SNF equivalent for ALF Wellness Nurse?
    by SquishyRN Sep 3, '13
    2
  17. Feeling unsure about settling down?
    by snow22 Sep 13, '16
    3
    HyzenthlayLPN
  18. Are your incontinent patients truely incontinent?
    by jm_emt Aug 21, '16
    10
    HyzenthlayLPN
  19. how to stay organized at a LTC home
    by patcheslatches Aug 31, '16
    3
    ShelbyaStar
  20. Do you think a Bsn will ever be required for staff Rn's in LTC?
    by smartnurse1982 Sep 8, '16
    2
    CCU BSN RN
  21. **HELP!! ICU RN Working PRN in LTC??
    by Spoiled1 Aug 26, '16
    24
    Spoiled1
  22. Meal times
    by ltcnurse4u Sep 10, '16
    1
    ktwlpn
  23. STARTING SALARY FOR NURSING HOME RNs?
    by andreaf.rn Jul 5, '11
    15
  24. Narcotic counts
    by CoffeeRTC Aug 12, '16
    4
  25. Did something happen with LVN LTC pay?
    by SimplyacaringNurse Aug 10, '16
    5
    strawberryluv
  26. How to respond when residents say "I love you" (in a family way)
    by NurseLife4892 Jun 21, '16
    8
    walkingon
  27. Refuses bath all week, complains to family hasn't been given a bath in a week?
    by nURse_dEZi Aug 13, '16
    11
    Glycerine82
  28. CPR certification for facility
    by JBMmom Aug 25, '16
    3
    CapeCodMermaid
  29. Mylanta For Nausea?
    by downsouthlaff Aug 25, '16
    1
    CapeCodMermaid
  30. Common meds given in LTC facilites? New nurse seeking advice
    by Beautiful_Soul Aug 21, '16
    19
    downsouthlaff

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