November 8, 2014

Palliative Care for Older People in Care Homes

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North Island College offers courses related to gerontology, such as Home Support and Resident Care Attendant ( www.nic.bc.ca/departments/homecare/ ). With full-time and part-time enrollment options available, the online format allows professional nurses to continue working while accessing the university’s expert faculty and resources. I came for morning duty and the nursing in-charge shown me maternal and surgical ward as my first work place.
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November 8, 2014

Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults: Exploring Mental Capacity

Catherine Theodosius

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A Volume Discount is not applicable when a customer purchases a single license of multiple different products. Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. The program provides advanced study with a major focus on clinical experience and culminates with the Master of Science degree in Nursing.
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November 8, 2014

Perspectives on Gerontological Nursing

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Cultural gerontology emerged as a desire to depart from the dominant paradigm in favor of a social welfare and public policy framework that tend to depict ageing through the lens of frailty and burden. [52] Strongly influenced by Nordic and UK developments, this school of thought places the lived experiences of elder people at the heart of the analysis, by grasping the individuality of older lives through autobiography or narrative. [53] Environmental gerontology [54] [55] [56] is a specialization within gerontology that seeks to develop an understanding, means of analysis, opportunities to modify, and interventions that optimize the relationship between the aging person and their physical and social environment, utilizing interdisciplinary perspectives and approaches to attain these goals.
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November 8, 2014

Care of the Elderly Person

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With your Master's in Gerontology from Capella, you'll evaluate the impact of aging on individuals, families and communities, and help develop gerontology-focused social policies and programs. Fagin Fellowship for 2012-2014 to support her post-doctoral program of study. Her areas of expertise include diabetes management, obesity stigma, and primary care. A gerontology course can also be a steppingstone to a career in gerontology. The program will provide theoretical and practical knowledge in the areas of evidence-based practice, pharmacology, pathophysiology, assessment, and the care of the adult patient in a variety of settings.
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November 7, 2014

Massage for the Hospital Patient and Medically Frail Client

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Ancient Greeks valued old persons for their wisdom (some reaching 80, 90, or 100 years old), while old age was devalued in Roman times. Musculoskeletal system: Reduction in height. Sc degree leading to the Primary Health Care Nurse Practitioner (PHCNP) has been available since 2008. They work as bridges between the nurses working for them and the hospital administration. All completed applicant packets are discussed among the DNP admissions committee until consensus has been attained for competitive rankings for admission decisions.
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November 7, 2014

Normal Aging: Effects of Cultural Values on the Elderly

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Sidney Aaronson Award (Scholastic Achievement), Duke University School of Nursing1975 Becoming a nurse-midwife requires completing a graduate program that prepares students to take the Certified Nurse-Midwife examination offered by the American Midwifery Certification Board (AMCB) and to become state-licensed. This concise pocket-sized guide presents the classic Bates approach to physical examination and history taking in a quick-reference outline format.
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November 7, 2014

Dementia With Dignity

Barbara Sherman

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Oxford University Press. 6 issues / 12 months. Featured in “A Day in the Life of an Academic Geriatric Nurse", John A. Doing triage duty, and ordering initial tests, providing input, and interpreting results are part of this role, but may involve other professionals. Social workers help people cope with and treat behavioral, emotional and developmental challenges. Notice: Regulatory requirements governing student clinicals vary by state and are subject to change.
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November 7, 2014

Dementia Care Training Manual for Staff Working in Nursing

Danny Walsh

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For AG-PCNPs, there are four common national certifications. Learning how to gain the trust and confidence of others, without demeaning or failing to value “the way we always did it” will make you successful. These accrediting organizations evaluate the facilities, faculty, student outcomes, and curricula of nursing programs, effectively providing a level of assurance to enrolling students about the quality of education they will receive.
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November 7, 2014

Gerontologic Palliative Care Nursing, 1e

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The Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner DNP Program prepares nurses to assume the role of primary care provider capable of caring for the entire adult-older adult age spectrum, including adolescents. In some disciplines (medicine, for example), candidates must obtain board certification or meet education and experience requirements before practicing as gerontologists. UMBC is especially proud of the diversity of its student body of 14,000 graduate and undergraduate students.
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November 7, 2014

Ebersole & Hess' Toward Healthy Aging: Human Needs and

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The salaries listed here come as much as possible from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, though some are also drawn from other sources. The closing dates for each round can be found here. Curriculum Snapshot: Theories and Concepts in Nursing, Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology I, Essentials in Epidemiology, Health Promotion, Evidence for Practice, Advanced Physiology/Pathophysiology, Adult-Gerontology Illness Management I, Advanced Pharmacology for Primary Care I, Role Development of the NP, Advanced Clinical Practicum I Offering two tracks in Acute Care Adult-Gerontology and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care, this online program is CCNE accredited.
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