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Every one new print reproduction comprises Navigate 2 virtue entry that unlocks a entire and interactive book, scholar perform actions and tests, an entire suite of teacher assets, and studying analytics reporting instruments. Gerontological Nursing: talents for Care, 3rd version is a finished and student-accessible textual content that gives a holistic and inter-disciplinary method of taking good care of the aged. The framework for the textual content is equipped round the middle capabilities set forth by means of the yank organization of faculties of Nursing (AACN) and the loo A. Hartford beginning Institute for Geriatric Nursing. This new version provides scholars the abilities and thought had to offer impressive deal with the becoming aged inhabitants. Key good points comprise bankruptcy outlines, studying pursuits, dialogue questions, own mirrored image packing containers, and case stories.

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Scope and standards of practice B. Leadership and management C. Research D. Ethical and legal issues E. Gerontological nursing trends and issues Source: American Association of College of Nursing (2005). Overview of Test Content Outline. org. staff and often works in collaborative practice with physicians or hospitals. The gerontological clinical nurse specialist is often an academic educator, consultant, or entrepreneur. In many states, geriatric clinical nurse specialists (CNSs) may obtain prescriptive authority and broaden the scope of practice.

2. Have you ever cared for an elderly person before? If so, what was that experience like? How do you feel about caring for older adults in your nursing practice? 3. What do you think about nurses who work in nursing homes? Have you ever considered a career in gerontology? What are the positives you can see about developing expertise in this field of nursing? 4. Have you ever seen ageism in practice? If so, think about that situation and how it could have been turned into a positive scenario. If not, how have the situations you have been in avoided discrimination against the elderly?

Intermediate Care This level of care provides 24-hour per day direct nursing contact and may be considered to be the entry level into nursing home care. Intermediate care units may be named differently depending upon the facility. Older persons are unable to live on their own because of a number of factors, including numerous medications to manage, mobility problems, or the presence of chronic diseases that require an amount of nursing supervision beyond what a person could manage independently (like diabetes, severe arthritis, multiple medications, or amputations complicated by mobility changes).

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