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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With generous support from the Hartford Foundation, the AACN and others have championed a variety of initiatives designed to improve geriatric nursing care education and to promote delivery of quality, affordable geriatric care (AACN/Hartford, 2006; Burbank et al.
This partnership builds on the geriatrics expertise of our Hartford Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence and the strategic vision of the Jonas Center to support nursing faculty.
It recommended 19 geriatric care competencies (see Table 1) and curricular guidelines to provide information and guidance for nurse educators across the nation to incorporate geriatric nursing content into their curricula.
This special issue of Nursing Education Perspectives offers nurse educators a glimpse at both current and future innovation in geriatric nursing education.
Hartford Foundation's Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence National Nursing Home Collaborative creates opportunities for geriatric nurses to change the structures and processes of elder care in LTC facilities.
Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders (NICHE) is a program through the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing at New York University College of Nursing.
There's always been a stigma attached to male nurses, but recently we've begun noticing an increase in male students entering nursing schools," said Tom Guidry, director for the National Association of Geriatric Nursing Assistants in Joplin, Mo.
All of our department heads have many years of experience in geriatric nursing, mostly long-term care, Young-Cumpton said.
Hartford Foundation Centers of Geriatric Nursing Excellence (CGNE) through its Evercare Scholars(TM) Program for the second straight year, underscoring its commitment to the future leaders in geriatric nursing care.
15, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Mexico's Instituto Nacional De Geriatria (INGER), also known as the Institute of Geriatrics, announces the selection of NICHE (Nurses Improving Care for Healthsystem Elders), based at the NYU College of Nursing located here, to handle geriatric nursing capacity assessment of five Mexican hospitals.
Hartford Foundation, the American Journal of Nursing series known as "A New Look at the Old," and the AACN baccalaureate competencies and curricular guidelines for geriatric nursing (Ironside et al.

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