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Geriatric nursing : growth of a specialty

Author: Priscilla Ebersole; Theris A Touhy
Publisher: New York : Springer Pub. Co., ©2006.
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Provides stories of nursing and practical information on how you can find resources, develop ideas, and access research in order to become a successful geriatric nurse. This book covers the scope of  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Collected biographies
Biography
History
Biographies
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Priscilla Ebersole; Theris A Touhy
ISBN: 0826126499 9780826126498
OCLC Number: 62216886
Description: xvi, 298 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: 1. History and development of geriatric nursing --
Background and significance --
The beginning specialty of geriatric nursing --
Origin of geriatrics and gerontology --
Influence of medicine --
Influence of social, economic, and political eras --
1800-1930 : poorhouses, almshouses, and the call for reform --
1930-1960 : from almshouse to nursing home --
1960-1985 : Medicare, nursing homes, and the birth of modern gerontological nursing --
1985 to present : geriatric nursing comes of age --
2. Geriatric nurse pioneers and their contributions --
Nurses at war --
Mary Opal Wolanin --
Doris Schwartz --
Irene Burnside --
Bernita (Bea) Steffl --
Laurie Martin Gunter --
Barbara Helen Allen Davis --
Mary Starke Harper --
Virginia Stone --
Dorothy Virginia Moses --
The nursing home pioneers --
Ileta Blanche McFadden Shields --
Eldonna Shields-Kyle --
Ella Kick --
Sister Marilyn Schwab --
Conclusion. 3. Nurses in action : the second generation --
The second generation --
Priscilla Ebersole --
Faye Glenn Abdellah --
Dolores Marsh Alford --
Sister Rose Therese Bahr --
Beverly Baldwin --
H. Terri Brower --
Rita Chow : a tailor's daughter --
Lois Evans --
Terry Fulmer --
May Futrell --
Jeanie Kayser-Jones --
Mary Lund --
Mathy Mezey --
Neville Strumpf --
Ann Whall --
Thelma Wells --
May Wykle --
Conclusion --
4. Geriatric nurse leaders today --
Cornelia Beck --
Kathleen (Kitty) Buckwalter --
Virginia Burggraf --
Kathleen Fletcher --
Marquis (Mark) Foreman --
Susan Crocker Houde --
Ann Schmidt Luggen --
Diane Feeney Mahoney --
Marianne LaPorte Matzo --
Graham McDougall --
Karen Devereaux Melillo --
Robin Remsburg --
Barbara Resnick --
Elizabeth Capezuti --
Conclusion. 5. Recognition of geriatric care as a specialty practice --
Components of the geriatric nursing specialty --
Endowed chairs : the Florence Cellar Gerontological Nursing Chair --
Licensure --
Standards of practice in geriatric nursing --
Certification --
Credentials --
Fellowships --
6. Geriatric nursing organizations and affiliates --
The National Gerontological Nursing Association --
National Gerontological Nurses Association Leaders --
National Conference of Gerontological Nurse Practitioners --
National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration in Long-Term Care --
Leaders of the National Association of Directors of Nursing Administration/Long-Term Care --
Canadian Gerontological Nursing Association --
Leaders of the Canadian Gerontological Association --
Gerontological Society of America --
American Society on Aging --
The American Geriatric Society --
The American Nurses Association --
The American Association of Colleges of Nursing --
Conclusion. 7. Educational programs and publications for geriatric and gerontological nurses --
Education --
Publications --
Conclusion --
8. Nursing research and geriatric care --
Veterans Association Medical Centers --
National Institute for Nursing Research --
The National Institute on Aging --
Research contributions of national significance by geriatric nurses --
Private nonprofit foundations --
Current research in geriatric nursing --
Research needed --
Conclusion --
9. Elements of attracting nurses to the field --
Mentorship --
The importance of faculty --
A field of dreams --
Conclusion --
10. Nursing and the future care of the aged : possibilities and opportunities --
Older Americans' well-being --
Health and wellness --
Online education --
Emerging geriatric nursing roles --
Celebrating progress --
Futuristic thoughts --
Conclusion --
Web sites of interest to geriatric nurses.
Responsibility: Priscilla Ebersole, Theris A. Touhy.
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