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PATRICIA A. TABLOSKI, PhD, RN, GNP-BC, FGSA
Patricia Tabloski possesses three degrees in nursing. She received her BSN from Purdue University, her MSN from Seton Hall University, and her PhD from the University of Rochester. As a gerontological nurse practitioner, Dr. Tabloski has provided primary care to older patients in a variety of settings, including acute care facilities, geriatric outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and hospice programs. She has taught graduate and undergraduate stu-dents about gerontology since 1981 and presently is the Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and a faculty mem-ber at the William F. Connell School of Nursing at Boston College. In 2002, Dr. Tabloski was honored as a Fellow in the Gerontological Society of America. She has numerous publications and presentations relating to gerontologi-cal nursing and has lectured internationally in Hungary, China, and the United Kingdom. Dr. Tabloski has chaired the Test Development Committee for the Gerontological Nurse Practitioner examination by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and is a member of the American Nurses Association, the Gerontological Society of America, the American Geriatrics Society, the National Organization of Nurse Practitioners Faculties, Sigma Theta Tau, and the Eastern Nursing Research Society. Dr. Tabloski is a federally funded researcher and conducts clinically based outcome studies relating to nonpharmacological interventions designed to improve sleep and ease agitation in older persons in community and institutional settings. Additionally, Dr. Tabloski has received federal funding to establish an Advanced Practice Nursing Program in Palliative Care.
Table of Contents
|Foundations of Nursing Practice||p. 1|
|Principles of Gerontology||p. 2|
|Gerontological Nursing Issues||p. 27|
|Principles of Geriatrics||p. 54|
|Challenges of Aging and the Cornerstones of Excellence in Nursing Care||p. 83|
|Cultural Diversity||p. 84|
|Nutrition and Aging||p. 110|
|Pharmacology and Older Adults||p. 155|
|Psychological and Cognitive Function||p. 188|
|Sleep and the Older Adult||p. 224|
|Pain Management||p. 249|
|Violence and Elder Mistreatment||p. 271|
|Care of the Dying||p. 293|
|Physiological Basis of Practice||p. 327|
|The Integument||p. 328|
|The Mouth and Oral Cavity||p. 365|
|Sensation: Hearing, Vision, Taste, Touch, and Smell||p. 383|
|The Cardiovascular System||p. 421|
|The Respiratory System||p. 459|
|The Genitourinary and Renal Systems||p. 517|
|The Musculoskeletal System||p. 551|
|The Endocrine System||p. 600|
|The Gastrointestinal System||p. 642|
|The Hematologic System||p. 684|
|The Neurologic System||p. 711|
|The Immune System||p. 754|
|Multisystem Problems: Caring for Frail Elders With Comorbidities||p. 787|
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