I will be starting my first basically nursing job at a behavioral facility next week. I will be working on their geriatric unit. Words of advice? Suggestions? I have no idea what to expect!
Sep 16, '16
Read up on medical conditions commonly found in geriatric patients, because your patients will definitely have them.
And don't think that because they are geriatric patients, that they will all be pussycats. I get swung at and/or cursed out far more by these patients than I do by those in the psych ICU