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These all challenge previous notions that gerontological nursing requires less skill and knowledge, while asserting the heterogeneous make up of the older population.
Ballantyne is wonderfully suited to this position, bringing experience in educational administration, rural health, gerontological nursing, distance education, work with multi-campus programs, and education of Native American students," said Dr.
Administered through the UCLA School of Nursing's Center for the Advancement of Gerontological Nursing Science, the Young Scholars Program identifies students early in their pre-licensure program who are interested in caring for older adults and offers them the opportunity to participate in a highly personalized and engaging one- to three-year mentorship experience.
Initially funded through a three-year grant to foster gerontological nursing education for pre-licensure nursing programs, ACE.
Gaspar has a Doctor of Philosophy degree in Nursing with a focus in Gerontological Nursing from Case Western Reserve University in Ohio and a Postdoctoral Fellowship in Gerontological Nursing Interventions from the University of Iowa.
Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association Biennial Conference: Crossing Bridges: Fostering Potential in Gerontological Nursing
Construction of a cluster composed of a gerontological nursing home with 110 beds and a service platform.
Explication of these concepts will advance the use of the ACES framework, improve gerontological nursing education, and facilitate the design of research aimed at improving the quality of care for older adults.
The champions work to enhance evidence-based gerontological nursing content, including content related to the care of persons with dementia.
Other resources include the National Gerontological Nursing Association, the Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing Partnership, Nurses Improving Care for Health System Elders and HRSA Medical Education Initiative.
The University of Iowa Gerontological Nursing Interventions Research Center has developed evidenced-based protocols for most of the major risk areas for nursing home residents.
Moreover, the negative perceptions or stereotypes of aging held by many practicing nurses and nursing students are barriers to choosing gerontological nursing as a career choice or specialty.