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NGNA Core Curriculum for Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses

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June 1998 | 736 pages | SAGE Publications, Inc
Written and compiled by gerontological nursing leaders, NGNA Core Curriculum for Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses provides a broad overview of advanced elder care nursing. In easy-to-read form, the book presents not only thorough coverage of practice and illness management but also a wide range of professional information: + Theoretical foundations, including aging and developmental theories as well as nursing and health promotion models + Role development issues such as educational preparation, credentialing, standards of practice, and role functions + Patient education, educational program development, and staff development + Gerontological advanced practice nursing in collaboration, consulting, and research + Leadership and health service delivery issues + Health policy and legal and ethical topics + Professional issues As a basis for curriculum development or departmental standards of practice, an organizing framework for preparing for gerontological nursing certification, or simply as a shelf reference, NGNA Core Curriculum for Gerontological Advanced Practice Nurses is a must-have for advanced clinicians and students in gerontological nursing.

 
THEORETICAL FOUNDATIONS IN NURSING AND GERONTOLOGY
Ann Schmidt Luggen
Aging Theories
Ann Schmidt Luggen
Developmental Theories
Sue Meiner
Adaptation Theory
Sue Meiner
Interactionist Theory
Patricia M Mezenskis
Orem's Self-Care Deficit Theory
Sue Meiner
General Systems Theory
Dia D Campbell and Martha J Piper
Role Theory
Dia D Campbell and Martha J Piper
Role Modeling
Martha J Piper and Dia D Campbell
Mentoring
Dianne Thames
Precepting
Carol Mannahan
Change Theory
Carol Mannahan
Conflict Resolution
Carol Mannahan
Decision-Making Models
Harriet H Duncan and Shirley S Travis
Models of Health Behaviors
Harriet H Duncan and Shirley S Travis
Adult Learning Theory
Mary Lou Long
Myths and Stereotypes of Aging
Shirley S Travis
Demographic Trends
Shirley S Travis and Harriet H Duncan
Advocacy
 
PART TWO: PROFESSIONAL ISSUES OF ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSES
Ruth F Craven
Core Curriculum for Gerontological NP/CNS Education
Barbara J Hammer
Credentialing
Belinda Kincaid and Sue Meiner
Standards of Practice
Sue Meiner
Clinical Privileges
Beatrice Carney
Professional Organizations
Lisa L Onega and Margaret Spencer
Reimbursement
Lisa L Onega and Faye A Grimmel
Prescriptive Authority
Wanda Bonnel
Practice Models
Marty Sparks
Role Functions
Carol H Townsend
Health Screening and Disability Prevention
Mary Ann Pascucci
Health Promotion and Specific Protection Measures
Carol H Townsend and Colleen S Campbell
Functional Restoration
 
PART THREE: THE EDUCATOR ROLE IN ADVANCED PRACTICE
Margaret M Anderson
The Educator Role in Advanced Practice
 
PART FOUR: COLLABORATION AND COORDINATION IN ADVANCED PRACTICE
Kay Farrell
Assessing the Community
Kay Farrell
Referrals
Kay Farrell
Role Development in Interdisciplinary Teams
Kay Farrell
Interdisciplinary/Intradisciplinary Team Building and Development
Kay Farrell
Critical/Care Pathways
Kay Farrell
Case Management
 
PART FIVE: CONSULTATION
Louvenia Carter
Communication Principles/Techniques
Sandra K Rayburn
Needs/Environmental Assessment
Sandra K Rayburn
Service and Resource Evaluation
Shirley S Travis and William J McAuley
Caregiving Networks
Martha Worcester
Networking
 
PART SIX: THE RESEARCHER ROLE IN ADVANCED PRACTICE
JoAnn G Congdon
Identification of Gerontological Nursing Research Problems
JoAnn G Congdon
Rights of Human Subjects/Ethical Issues
JoAnn G Congdon
Institutional, Human, and Material Resources
JoAnn G Congdon
Research Design and Methods
JoAnn G Congdon
Evaluating, Interpreting, and Disseminating Research Findings
 
PART SEVEN: ADMINISTRATIVE ISSUES
Alicebell M Rubotsky
Health Care Delivery Systems and Financing
Debra G Hovarter and June A Schmele
Organization Theory
Adeline Falk Rafael
Organizational Structure and Assessment
Marie Fisher
Motivation
Marie Fisher
Leadership Skills
Marie Fisher
Problem Solving
Marie Fisher
Assertiveness/Use of Power
Mary Ann Anderson
Resource Allocation, Use, and Consumption
Alicebell M Rubotsky
Marketing Strategies
Mary Ann Anderson
Patient Classification
Marie Fisher
Policy Development
Marie Fisher
Performance Improvement
 
PART EIGHT: LEGAL AND ETHICAL ISSUES
Alice G Rini
Confidentiality
Alice G Rini
Values Classification
Alice G Rini
Informed Consent and Decision-Making Capacity
Alice G Rini
Surrogate Advocacy
Alice G Rini
Advance Directives
Alice G Rini
`Do Not Resuscitate' Orders
Alice G Rini
Self-Determination
Alice G Rini
Abuse
Alice G Rini
Expert Testimony
Alice G Rini
Restraint Use
Alice G Rini
ANA Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements
 
PART NINE: HEALTH POLICY ISSUES
Anne Schmidt Luggen
Long-Term Care
Anne Schmidt Luggen
The Older Adult in Acute Care
Barbara J Hammer
Community Resources
Wendy Gunther
Transitional Living
Sue Meiner
Community Living/Life Care Centers
Mary Lou Long
Subacute Health Care
Alice G Rini
Health Policy
Financial Resources and Legislative and Regulatory Issues  
 
PART TEN: PRACTICE/ILLNESS MANAGEMENT
Nancy L Chu
History Taking
Nancy L Chu
Physical Assessment
Nancy L Chu
Functional Assessment
Nancy L Chu
Psychosocial Assessment
Nancy L Chu
Pain Assessment
Beatrice Carney
Infection Control
Karen Devereaux Melillo
Laboratory Interpretation with Older Adults
Nancy L Chu
Risk Factors for Illness
Nancy L Chu
Environment/Home
Nancy L Chu
Culture, Race and Ethnicity
Nancy L Chu
General Well-Being
Nancy L Chu
Family Dynamics
Shirley S Travis and Harriet H Duncan
Nutritional Assessment
Harriet H Duncan and Shirley S Travis
Energy and Endurance
Kathleen F Jett
Safety
The Prevention of Accidental Injury and the Reduction of Associated Morbidity and Mortality  
Suzanne R Moore
Spirituality
 
PART ELEVEN: NORMAL CHANGES OF AGING
Nancy Batchelor and Beverly Reno
Normal Changes of Aging
 
PART TWELVE: ILLNESS MANAGEMENT
Ann Shmidt Luggen and Michael E Luggen
Arthritis and Musculoskeletal/Immunological Disorders
Osteoporosis, Mobility Issues, Pain and Comfort  
Patricia A Pratt
Cancer Considerations in the Elderly
Betty Blevins
The Patient with Cardiovascular Disorders
Becky Clark
Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Warren G Clark
Dementia
Cognitive Impairment, Alzheimer's Disease, Delirium, Confusion, and Wandering  
Robert Brautigan and Beverly Reno
Depression in Older Adults
Linda Pierce and Beatrice Turkoski
Falls and Older Adults
Betty Blevins and Sue Meiner
Fluid and Electrolyte Balance
Courtney H Lyder
Gastrointestinal Disorders
Beverly Reno and Nancy Batchelor
Genitourinary Problems
Shirley S Travis
Geriatric Trauma
Suzanne R Moore
Grief and Loss
Evelyn Duffy and Sue Meiner
Hematology/Anemias
Anita C All
Older Persons and HIV/AIDS
Kay Roberts
Hypertension in the Older Adult
Shirley S Travis and Sue Meiner
Iatrogenic Disorders
Carol A Taylor, Sue Meiner and Ann Schmidt Luggen
Integumentary
Mary E Allen
Alterations in Mental Health
Anxiety and Stress  
Lisa L Onega and Margaret Spencer
Metabolic Disorders
Kay Roberts
Parkinson's Disease
Leann Eaton and Sue Meiner
Peripheral Vascular Disease
Carolyn Kee
Renal Disorders
Mary E Allen
Rest and Sleep Disorders
Carolyn Kee
Sensory Losses
Lisa L Onega and Faye A Grimmell
Sexuality and Reproductive Problems
Phyllis Atkinson
Stroke
Kathleen F Jett
Substance Abuse
Carol A Taylor
Thermoregulation

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