Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care

Publication Year:
2014
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Repository URL:
https://scholar.valpo.edu/nursing_fac_pubs/5
Author(s):
Mauk, Kris
Tags:
Nursing
book description
Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition is a comprehensive and student-accessible text that offers a holistic and inter-disciplinary approach to caring for the elderly. The framework for the text is built around the Core Competencies set forth by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing. This new edition gives students the skills and theory needed to provide outstanding care for the growing elderly population. Key features include chapter outlines, learning objectives, discussion questions, personal reflection boxes, and case studies.