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  1. Last Updated 06/01/2012

    This PowerPoint presentation provides an overview of the most common substances abused by older persons and provides recommendations for assessing these individuals and providing nursing ...

  2. Last Updated 02/26/2013

    This module begins to explore the importance and benefits of working as a collaborative team within the geriatric setting. Working as a team achieves resutls with geriatric patients that individuals within the team can not achieve in ...

  3. Last Updated 12/18/2011

    This module begins to explore the importance and benefits of working as a collaborative team within the geriatric setting. Working as a team achieves resutls with geriatric patients that individuals within the team can not achieve in ...

  4. Last Updated 12/18/2011

    This module begins to explore the importance and benefits of working as a collaborative team within the geriatric setting. Working as a team achieves resutls with geriatric patients that individuals within the team can not achieve in ...

  5. Last Updated 12/18/2011

    This module begins to explore the importance and benefits of working as a collaborative team within the geriatric setting. Working as a team achieves results with geriatric patients that individuals within the team cannot achieve in ...

  6. Last Updated 12/18/2011

    This module begins to explore the importance and benefits of working as a collaborative team within the geriatric setting. Working as a team achieves resutls with geriatric patients that individuals within the team can not achieve in ...

  7. Last Updated 04/30/2013

    ELDER Project, Year 5 of 6: This is session 7 of 13 focused on culture, and is designed to teach licensed and unlicensed health care professionals about the African American Culture. Content includes the role of religion, traditional health ...

  8. Last Updated 12/18/2011

    Both licensed and unlicensed participants discuss the role of religion, traditional health care beliefs, social values, and family structure of several different cultures and the impact these factors have on health ...

  9. Last Updated 02/14/2013

    Both licensed and unlicensed participants discuss the role of religion, traditional health care beliefs, social values, and family structure of several different cultures and the impact these factors have on health ...

  10. Last Updated 12/18/2011

     


  11. Last Updated 01/12/2012

    Nurses play a key role in optimizing patient safety and reducing risk factors that may result in mental illness and/or contribute to poor outcomes in older adults with existing mental health issues. From a community ...

  12. Last Updated 04/03/2012

    Nurses are key in promoting overall health and well being for older adults. In order to provide effective care for this population, nurses must understand the complexity of the interplay between physical and mental health of older adults. ...

  13. Last Updated 01/12/2012

    Lifelong learning about mental health is important for nurses pursuing a career in geriatrics. Knowledge about late life mental health and prevention and treatment of mental illness is changing rapidly. Professional development provides the ...

  14. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    Advocacy is an important role for the professional nurse and it is essential to promote geriatric mental health for individual patients as well as at the population level. Nurses are well positioned to promote mental health care through ...

  15. Last Updated 01/12/2012

    Research is imperative to build geropsychiatric nursing science. Both registered and advanced practice nurses are well-suited to help address the mental health and psychiatric needs of older adults  through research.  This includes the ...

  16. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    Quality mental health care for older adults  must be a priority. Nurses play an important role in developing, implementing, evaluating and maintaining quality health initiatives. This may include the implementation and evaluation of new ...

  17. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    The ‘system’ of care for older adults is complex and fragmented. Older adults with mental health issues, whose needs require access to a dense set of services,   can especially benefit from a multidisciplinary focus that ensures ...

  18. Last Updated 01/01/2012

    This assignment uses Jonsen Ethical Decision-Making Model as a basis for reflecting on beliefs about dementia and end of life decision making in varied cultural ...

  19. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    The purpose of the interactive health fair is to examine a multitude of social, cultural, historical and economic and political characteristics in aging. Many of the encounters experienced with older adults while in nursing school are with ...

  20. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    The purpose of this exercise is to practice client observation, assessment and possible ...

  21. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    Student develops and posts one case study for discussion by the student’s work group.  The student is responsible for promoting discussion and posting a summary at the end of one ...

  22. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    Two case studies (the Bradys and the Fifes) outline medications and positive coping factors for each.  True or False sections test students’ ...

  23. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    This guided reflective practice paper allows individuals to realize and interpret their perceptions of aging. Individuals choose from a list of publications and complete a series of exercises. Grading criteria are ...

  24. Last Updated 04/04/2012

    The purpose of this assignment is to provide an opportunity for the student to explore resources related to cultural diversity/ethnicity and to understand how those differences impact the care of culturally diverse ...

  25. Last Updated 06/25/2012

    This session is based on the ELNEC (End of Life Nursing Educational Consortium) curriculum and contains activities and information regarding best practices in end of life care. The module focuses on basic principles of palliative care including ...

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