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. Geriatric Nursing!
    Article Poll by Chevysonic2014 Jun 14
    4
    ponymom
  2. NG Tubes
    by CapeCodMermaid 8:29 am
  3. Need opinions
    by imaginethat8673 Jun 6
    5
    amoLucia
  4. How long do you plan to stay in med surg first time job before trying for speciality
    Moved by AxelNewRN86 Jun 22
  5. National Safety Month Tips: No 1 Gets Hurt
  6. It's ME! or MINE
    by CapeCodMermaid Jun 14
    6
    CapeCodMermaid
  7. Nurse physical and verbal abuse by patients
    by lumbarpain May 28
    7
    CapeCodMermaid
  8. How soon to give PRN Clonidine after routine BP meds?
    by everybodyluvsanurse Jan 29, '12
    5
    Mahogany Queen
  9. I Quit Nursing.
    by bluegeegoo2 Mar 4
    25
    lumbarpain
  10. death in LTC
    by zoRN Jun 3
    5
    lumbarpain
  11. Infection Preventionist
    by CapeCodMermaid Jun 20
  12. Change in condition during report (sort of)
    by sunnyx4 Jun 18
    3
    caliotter3
  13. Are state surveys conducted on weekends?
    by 2737 Jul 11, '16
    14
    caliotter3
  14. Limited Orientation; High Ratio; How to Survive?
    by GypsyNurse0503 May 30
    12
    bryanleo9
  15. Replacing LPNs with medication techs - Is this legal?
    by aelmore Nov 13, '12
    20
    tsomargotte
  16. Certifications
    by Jf1421 Jun 10
    7
    Maacanto
  17. MED cart Wars. LTC
    by Trulibra Jun 7
    5
    slauren
  18. What's your 2nd shift routine??
    by Kishaj6 Jun 5
    1
    GypsyNurse0503
  19. Why do RN's avoid LTC positions?
    by amyca Jan 1, '12
    76
    Oldmahubbard
  20. Transitioning from paper charting
    by CoffeeRTC Apr 30
    6
    CoffeeRTC
  21. Best company to work for in Florida
    by cdgpatterson May 25
    1
    DowntheRiver
  22. CNA scope
    by Mkw2018 Apr 20
    5
    sheneeg
  23. Refuse the cart
    by Interpolfan89 Apr 17
    5
    sheneeg
  24. On Call
    by sue1000 May 19
    5
    sheneeg
  25. Reported abuse 4 days late
    by Flowerpower15 May 11
    6
    mander
  26. New to Restorative. Help?
    by Oswin Mar 29
    1
    cmonlaf
  27. What shift works best for LTC/Nursing Home?
    Poll by DaniTheEnchanted May 2
    7
    cmonlaf
  28. New grad nursing home charge nurse.. help?!
    by Bairkr Aug 7, '10
    29
    UsmcNurse
  29. How to Handle New Admissions?
    by Newgurl17 Apr 15
    7
    Here.I.Stand
  30. CNAs and Nurses Referred to as "Girls"
    by flashpoint Apr 21
    9
    Neats

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