Gerontological Nursing Competencies for Care

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  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback w/ Access Code
  • Copyright: 2017-04-28
  • Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

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Table of Contents

UnitI Foundations of Gerontological Nursing
Chapter1 Introduction to Gerontological Nursing
Chapter2 The Aging Population
Chapter3 Theories of Aging
Chapter4 Review of the Aging of Physiological Systems
UnitII Communication and Assessment
Chapter5 Therapeutic Communication with Older Adults, Families and Caregivers
Chapter6 Comprehensive Assessment of the Older Adult
UnitIII Health Promotion, Risk Reduction, Disease Prevention
Chapter7 Promoting Healthy Aging, Independence, and Quality of Life
Chapter8 Identifying and Preventing Common Risk Factors
UnitIV Illness and Disease Management
Chapter9 Review of the Management of Common Illnesses, Diseases, or Health Conditions
Chapter10 Nursing Management of Dementia
UnitV Management of Geriatric Syndromes
Chapter11 Polypharmacy
Chapter12 Falls
Chapter13 Delirium
Chapter14 Depression and Anxiety
Chapter15 Urinary Incontinence
Chapter16 Sleep Disorders
Chapter17 Dysphagia and Malnutrition
Chapter18 Pressure Ulcers
UnitVI Leadership and Responsibility
Chapter19 The Interdisciplinary Team
Chapter20 Ethical/Legal Principles and Issues
UnitVII Information and Health Care Technologies
Chapter21 Technology and Care of Older Adults
UnitVIII Gerontological Care Issues
Chapter22 Culture and Spirituality
Chapter23 Sexuality
Chapter24 Prevention and Treatment of Elder Abuse
Chapter25 Pain Management and Alternative Health Modalities
Chapter26 Disaster Preparation, Response and Recovery
Chapter27 End-of-Life Care
Chapter28 Care Transitions, System Models, And Health Policy In Aging

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