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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I am looking forward to the publication of many geriatric nursing educational innovations in the future.
They were least satisfied with the Geriatric Nursing Pocket Consultant Cards.
The goals of geriatric nursing care are the enhancement of health-related quality of life in older Americans through prevention of disability, reduction of functional decline, and extension of active life expectancy ("Improving...", 2001).
The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, announced yesterday the development of a nationwide Geriatric Nursing Leadership Academy.
Franklin is part of the University of New Mexico Foundation-Ruth Franklin Endowment for Geriatric Nursing, which annually supports faculty expertise in the field of gerontology.
The nurses module, which offers continuing education credits, covers topics that include patient safety, breaking down barriers, learning from errors, a proactive approach to errors, technology and the nurse, geriatric nursing and home health care.
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.
Contract notice: call for tenders for the delivery of incontinence products and care aids for the geriatric nursing home augsburg
[3] Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing, http:// www.hartfordign.org/About

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