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.

  1. gentleness wanted for the elderly
    by onthemark 9:18 am
    1
    Sour Lemon
  2. Fired on my first day of work
    by staple1027 12:26 pm
    3
    traumaRUs
  3. Nurse refuses to give me report!!!
    by Longleggedstar Nov 14
    2
    Emergent
  4. LTC nurses having to do CNA work all day
    by Kac718 Aug 19
    21
    lumbarpain56
  5. patient identifiers
    by newtelenurse Nov 4
    4
    newtelenurse
  6. Orientation Checklists
    by WoodlandDON Nov 5
    2
    CapeCodMermaid
  7. Group home/board and lodge nurse
    by ltcnurse4u Nov 8
  8. Getting orders noc shift
    14
    Tippyrn
  9. Writing Bad Orders
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 18
    11
    CapeCodMermaid
  10. Time to prepare
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 17
    4
    CapeCodMermaid
  11. Understaffing
    by Springdaisy Oct 17
    4
    Springdaisy
  12. Nurses not caring
    by CapeCodMermaid Oct 11
    5
    litbitblack
  13. LTC nurses:  Can I hear from you, please?
    by 37changes Aug 16
    34
    37changes
  14. Can medicine that dry out mucus hasten death?
    • Closed
    by KarinBe Oct 9
    3
    sirI
  15. First SNF Job and seeing awful DM care
    by CharityLLVN Jul 30
    10
    Vanessa1022
  16. LTC nurse life!
    by MJLPN727 Sep 20
    3
    amoLucia
  17. Dementia and driving??
    8
  18. Since when is it okay to be late ?
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 19
    13
    Serhilda
  19. RN Supervisor/receptionist
    by staffing24 Sep 10
    5
    Carrie_RN
  20. On Call
    by CapeCodMermaid Sep 3
    3
    mander
  21. LTC nurses...
    by Cora_Ann Sep 4
    57
    Cora_Ann
  22. Live's and licenses at risk
    by Jendes1979 Sep 2
    15
    tess16
  23. "Green House" model
    by vampiregirl Sep 8
    8
    vampiregirl
  24. Will it get better??
    by tess16 Aug 28
    21
    middleagednurse
  25. How many residents is too many for one nurse?
    by arabstarRN Jun 26, '11
    81
    Daisy Joyce
  26. New ALF ADOW
    by calexis20 Aug 31
    2
    calexis20
  27. Agency nurse pay
    by Bostonnurse06 Jul 7
    3
    Glycerine82
  28. What song describes your workplace environment?
    by Blackcat99 Feb 7, '13
    32
    Glycerine82
  29. Needle  stick
    by VeraT Aug 25
    4
    CapeCodMermaid
  30. Crushing Oral Medications...New Regulation
    by ltcnurse4u Aug 29, '17
    61
    Tenebrae

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