Long Term Acute Care (LTAC/LTACH)

Long Term Acute Care is available for nurses to discuss Long Term Acute Care (LTAC) and Long Term Acute Care Hospitals (LTACH). This nursing specialty area focuses on patients who are normally discharged from immediate acute care (ICU), but due to complex problems, require extended care that they may not be able to receive in a rehabilitation unit, SNF or in their private home. Come here to discuss topics such as rehabilitative care, dialysis, prolonged ventilator use and ventilator weaning, and wound care.

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  1. 1st RN Job, feeling discouraged and disappointed
    by NewbieNurse1 Apr 5, '13
    10
    LovedRN
  2. Anyone familiar with Kindred (LTAC)
    by mindlor Apr 6, '12
    24
    theantichick
  3. Trying to decide if I want to take a PRN position in a LTACH.
    by nurse2b121212 Apr 21, '13
    2
    ColombicanaRN
  4. Long Term Acute Care-New Grad
    by Honey702 Mar 2, '13
    5
    Esme12
  5. LTACH Orientation
    by Froggy007 Mar 21, '13
    3
    Esme12
  6. Do I work on a LTAC unit?
    by Roboapple Feb 7, '13
    4
    Esme12
  7. New to ltac and had a bad experience, any advice?
    by dusoleil264 Mar 11, '13
    2
    bioniclewoman
  8. New grad too stressed about the job- Is this normal?
    by sail2boat2002 Nov 9, '12
    3
    tellis6645
  9. Kindred Hospital
    by MissRNBlue803 Nov 15, '12
    8
    Orca
  10. Ltach quincy medical center or PCU morton hospital position. Please help!!!
    by passionateRN2012 Dec 24, '12
    5
  11. Recommended Review Materials/Sources?
    by GooRN Nov 29, '12
    1
    Seaofclouds
  12. Getting new orders
    by krg8089 Nov 18, '12
    3
    kitty22
  13. My First Nursing Job!
    by Nrsasrus Oct 17, '12
    3
    kitty22
  14. It's a good day when...
    by nurseblob Nov 6, '12
    7
    sommeil
  15. LTAC vs MedSurg in hospital
    by vegasmomma Nov 4, '12
    1
    sbostonRN
  16. Help finding LTAC/LTACH information
    by nurse_starlight Oct 28, '12
    1
    Alibaba
  17. New grad LTAC job
    by RN1822 Aug 5, '12
    27
    sbostonRN
  18. Select Specialty Hospitals
    by nursingsearch4jobs Oct 23, '12
    1
    cdorell
  19. LTAC (Long Term Acute Care) facility?
    • Closed
    by Bridey Aug 25, '07
    24
  20. Kindred Hospital
    • Closed
    by extreme Dec 6, '06
    18
    didi768
  21. Anything positive about working in an LTAC??
    by nulife4good Sep 26, '12
    14
    Esme12
  22. Am I right to feel irritated? What can I do about it?
    by ekgoodwi Sep 6, '12
    8
    NformU
  23. class orientation
    by nursingilove Sep 5, '12
    7
    RN1822
  24. Hard of Hearing....Is this the right fit?
    by BuckeyeGirlRN Aug 22, '12
    2
    BuckeyeGirlRN
  25. LTAC interviews
    by SimplisticRnx Aug 2, '11
    10
    Shane505
  26. Trying to rearrange/prioritze my schedule each night
    by Isitpossible Aug 13, '12
    16
    Esme12
  27. Long term acute care hospital
    by muzikluvr83 Jun 24, '12
    8
    Esme12
  28. Do LPNs work in LTAC?
    by BrandonLPN Aug 11, '12
    5
    knuss
  29. Has anyone ever worked in LTAC?
    by k_girl153 Jul 26, '12
    1
    miabia
  30. LTAC Exp Counts as Hospital Exp?
    by mindlor May 4, '12
    7
    mindlor
  31. New Grad in LTAC
    by mandyc8047 Aug 10, '11
    10
    poopprincess
  32. LTAC vs Medsurg salary
    by imelda22 Mar 14, '12
    6
    Esme12
  33. Long Term Acute Care
    • Closed
    by Skwidward May 5, '07
    11
    xoemmylouox
  34. Long term acute care inside hospital
    by Ms.RN Jan 3, '12
    10
  35. Starting in a CCU LTAC from a SNF wound unit
    by SusieN RN Dec 3, '11
    10
    poopprincess
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