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Improving gerontological education and training for professionals and paraprofessionals

Improving gerontological education and training for professionals and paraprofessionals

an HBCU interdisciplinary project

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Published by University of the District of Columbia, Institute of Gerontology in Washington, D.C. (4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington 20008) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • University of the District of Columbia. -- Institute of Gerontology -- Curricula,
  • African American universities and colleges -- Washington (D.C.) -- Curricula,
  • Gerontology -- Study and teaching (Graduate) -- Washington (D.C.)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesProject brief
    Statementsubmitted by Clavin Fields and Carol A. Page for the University of the District of Columbia Institute of Gerontology
    ContributionsPage, Carol A, University of the District of Columbia. Institute of Gerontology, United States. Administration on Aging
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination6 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13621437M
    OCLC/WorldCa38277067

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Building gerontological content into a nursing curriculum will help meet the rising nursing care needs of older adults. An educational framework used to support Cited by: Gerontological counseling as a counseling specialty spans only 20 years.

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CHAPTER 2 Gerontological nursing history, education, and roles Theris A. Touhy THE LIVED EXPERIENCE I don’t think I will work in gerontological nursing; it seems depressing.

I don’t know many older people, but they are all sick without much hope to get better. I’ll probably go into labor and delivery or the emergency room where. Although a gerontological nurse practitioner receives specialized education and training in gerontology, these nurses provide primary care in a nursing home.

Mezey and Fulmer () justify gerontological nursing research and the work of gerontological advanced practice nurses by concluding the following. The Advanced Gerontological Education is a not-for-profit social enterprise that provides a variety of educational products to complete our mission of "enhancing the care of older adults by learning together.".

earlier studies of gerontological training in counselor education. At the time of ACA's first national aging project, only 18 counselor education programs (6% of the total) reported offering even an elective course to tram counselors to work with older persons (Salisbury, ).

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velopment and maintenance of optimal well-being of older adults, improving and enhancing education and training, and achieving high standards in the delivery of health and social care. As a corporate structure of NICE, the curriculum subcommittee identified core interprofessional competencies for undergraduates.

TheFile Size: 1MB. "Overall," concludes the report, "the healthcare workforce lacks the training to provide appropriate care at the present time, and it is wholly unprepared for the graying of America." Other studies confirm that lack of geriatric knowledge by health professionals and paraprofessionals translates into.

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Financials. Operations. Mission. CONSULTING WITH GOVERNMENT AND COMMUNITY ORGANIZATIONS TO COORDINATE, DEVELOPE AND/OR EVALUATE PROGRAMS THAT IMPROVE QUALITY OF LIFE FOR OLDER ADULTS.

Ruling Year. This includes a focus on strengths and functional independence for health promotion along with chronic disease management. Nurses in all settings, whether primary, acute, long term, or home care, will benefit from improving their gerontological expertise through preparation for the ANCC Gerontological Nursing Certification Exam.

Date. Journal of Gerontological Nursing | The American Nurses' Association, Ine, established the ANA Certification Program in to provide tangible recognition of professional achievement in a Author: May Futrell. investment in CPD activities often requires an evaluation of training needs at a system level.

Methods Purpose The purpose of this evaluation was to determine the current gerontological training needs of health professionals working in specialized geriatric services. Gerontology Nurse Practitioner: Education and Training Program Info.

Aspiring gerontological nurse practitioners must earn a Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree with a focus on.An educational training grant provided the funding for a 3-year project to recruit candidates into a mentored and redesigned gerontological advanced practice nursing program.

Journal of Gerontological Nursing | Evidence-based practice (EBP) is the integration of best research evidence with clinical expertise and patient values to facilitate clinical decision making and Cited by: 1.