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Infusing Geropsychiatric Nursing into Curricula - Resources for Teaching Key Concept I.C. (Assessment: Adapted Assessment Procedures)

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Infusing Geropsychiatric Nursing into Curricula - Resources for Teaching Key Concept I.C. (Assessment: Adapted Assessment Procedures)

Author(s):  
Lauren Massimo, PhD, CRNP
Sponsor: 
Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative (GPNC)
Hartford Geriatric Nursing Initiative (HGNI)
POGOe Id: 
20950
Date Posted: 
04/04/2012
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
04/04/2012
Abstract: 

The Geropsychiatric Nursing Collaborative has developed Geropsychiatric Nursing Competency Enhancements and 27 associated Key Concepts (see POGOe Product 20660) to draw attention to the special mental health issues of older adults and assist faculty to address them. The key concepts are organized into four domains: assessment, management, approach to older adults, and role. This product provides an index of resources addressing Key Concept I.C. -- Assessment: Adapted Assessment Procedures.

Assessment procedures must often be adapted to the cognitive and functional abilities of the older adult for effective use. This product provides information about common adaptedprocedures and tools for use with this population.

This product contains resources that address the following:
  • Geriatric assessment
  • Pain
  • Delirium
  • Depression
  • Dementia
Educational objectives: 

Increase knowledge of assessment procedures that have been adapted to meet the cognitive and functional needs of the older adult.

Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Each of the 27 products based on the Key Concepts provides access to curriculum/teaching materials to assist faculty to infuse the geropsychiatric nursing competency enhancements into course objectives, teaching strategies, didactic content, and/or clinical experiences of relevant educational programs. These include entry level and advanced practice nursing programs in psychiatric-mental health, adult/gerontological, family, women’s health or acute care, or stand-alone geropsychiatric nursing or continuing education courses. The resources may be adapted for use with a range of learners, as indicated in each description. Each resource has been identified as appropriate to teaching the Key Concept and is described in detail.

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Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
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Lauren Massimo. Infusing Geropsychiatric Nursing into Curricula - Resources for Teaching Key Concept I.C. (Assessment: Adapted Assessment Procedures). POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2012 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20950