handyrn's Nursing Blog

handyrn (3,170 Views)

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Tips for Geriatric and LTC Nursing

I have worked in Geriatric/LTC nursing for over 20 years. The same scenario has played out hundreds of times in my career. It goes something like this: I meet a new person who asks me what I do for a living. I tell them I am a nurse. They are impressed and ask which hospital I work at. I tell them that I actually work at a nursing home. As I watch their face it is usually always the same. The expression changes from awe and wonder to disappointment and sometimes disgust. It is as if... Read More →