Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes

Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes

by Susan O. Mercer, J . Dianne Garner, Joel Leon
     
 

What special skills and knowledge base do nurses and health care professionals need to work in nursing homes? This volume explores such relevant issues as working with nursing home residents and their families, managing selected special populations, and the organizational and policy contexts that shape practice. The authors also include structured learning tasks

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Overview

What special skills and knowledge base do nurses and health care professionals need to work in nursing homes? This volume explores such relevant issues as working with nursing home residents and their families, managing selected special populations, and the organizational and policy contexts that shape practice. The authors also include structured learning tasks that can be used to guide the development of practice skills in supervised nursing home practice and field settings.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803929173
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
04/01/1991
Series:
Geriatric Case Practice Training Series, #1
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)

Table of Contents

Geriatric Case Practice in Nursing Homes
Organizational Context
Policy Context
Nursing Home Setting
Legal Issues and Rights
General Skills
General Knowledge Base
Pre-Admission and Admission Activities
Initial Adjustment and Planning Resident's Care
Counseling Nursing Home Residents
Managing Selected Diagnoses and Special Populations
Advocacy Roles
Teaching Practice in the Nursing Home

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