geriatric nursing


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geriatric nursing

The branch of nursing concerned with the care of the older population, including promotion of healthy aging as well as prevention, assesssment, and management of physiological, pathological, psychological, economic, and sociological problems.
Synonym: gerontological nursing
See also: nursing
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Policy recommendations, principles, and strategy for geriatric nursing training prepared
I am looking forward to the publication of many geriatric nursing educational innovations in the future.
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In response to an increasing need for geriatric nursing care expertise, a variety of initiatives to improve care of older adults emerged, and there is a now a robust, recognized body of literature supporting quality care of older adults (Abraham, Bottrell, Fulmer & Mezey (1999).
Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence to develop the nationwide Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.
National Association of Geriatric Nursing Assistants
The information reported above has been gleaned from The Parkinson Paper, a publication of the Parkinson's Society of Ottawa-Carleton, Canada, and Geriatric Nursing (January/February 1990).
I submit that the cause is glaringly obvious to anyone with geriatric nursing experience.
The psychological factors associated with paranursing expertise were examined in a study of 135 certified nursing assistants (CNAs) at a geriatric nursing facility in Amarillo, Texas.
Scholarship Program Supports Doctoral Candidates in Geriatric Nursing, Addresses National Shortage of Nursing Faculty
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